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Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 01:18 PM EDT

Special Education Teacher Accused of Possessing Child Porn

Special Education Teacher Accused of Possessing Child Porn

A special education teacher who works at a Fall River, Massachusetts school was arrested at his Rhode Island home on charges of child pornography Thursday.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 11:39 AM EDT

2 New England Teams in March Madness

2 New England Teams in March Madness

It's time for March Madness, and two New England teams are looking to break through the first round of play.

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 03:40 PM EDT

1 Arrested in $1M Drug Bust in Rhode Island

1 Arrested in $1M Drug Bust in Rhode Island

One person has been arrested in a $1 million drug bust in Providence, Rhode Island.

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 12:00 PM EDT

'Baby Court' to Help Struggling First-Time Parents

'Baby Court' to Help Struggling First-Time Parents

The Rhode Island Family Court has opened a "baby court" to help struggling first-time parents whose cases involve state intervention.

Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 03:14 PM EST

Narragansett Beer Returns to Rhode Island

Narragansett Beer Returns to Rhode Island

After a decades long absence, Narragansett Beer is coming back home to Rhode Island.

Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 01:11 PM EST

Sheriff: Man Steals Forklift, Crashes Into Gate

Sheriff: Man Steals Forklift, Crashes Into Gate

Florida Keys authorities say a man from Rhode Island stole a forklift and crashed into a gate, telling deputies he lost his car keys and needed something to drive.

Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 10:17 AM EST

RI Foundation Offers More Than $1.8M in College Scholarships

RI Foundation Offers More Than $1.8M in College Scholarships

The Rhode Island Foundation is offering more than $1.8 million in college scholarships to students living in the state.

Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 10:09 AM EST

Wildlife Officials Seek Coyote Spotted Walking With Leg Trap

Wildlife Officials Seek Coyote Spotted Walking With Leg Trap

State wildlife officials are searching for a coyote that was photographed walking around Middletown with a leg trap clamped to one of its paws.

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 03:11 PM EST

PD: Man Steals Bag of Money From Twin River Casino

PD: Man Steals Bag of Money From Twin River Casino

Rhode Island State Police have arrested a man accused of stealing a bag of money from Twin River Casino and fleeing.

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 02:09 PM EST

Ex-RI Lawmaker to Plead Guilty to Fraud, Other Charges

Ex-RI Lawmaker to Plead Guilty to Fraud, Other Charges

A former high-ranking Rhode Island lawmaker is scheduled to plead guilty to a number of federal criminal charges.