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Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 10:14 AM EST

'Sharpie Swindler' Steals Over $100 in Sharpie Products

'Sharpie Swindler' Steals Over $100 in Sharpie Products

Rhode Island police are searching for a suspect who stole more than $100 worth of Sharpie products from a retailer.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 06:22 AM EST

Ex-College Professor Sentenced for Child Porn

Ex-College Professor Sentenced for Child Porn

A former Portsmouth, Rhode Island man who taught at Naval War College in Newport has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for distributing child pornography.

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 07:50 PM EST

Rhode Island Governor Seeks Documents From 38 Studios Case

Rhode Island Governor Seeks Documents From 38 Studios Case

Rhode Island's governor is asking a court to release grand jury documents from a criminal investigation into the state's failed deal with former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company.

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 08:47 AM EST

Pedestrian Killed in Early-Morning Hit-and-Run

Pedestrian Killed in Early-Morning Hit-and-Run

A pedestrian was killed in an early-morning hit-and-run in Coventry, Rhode Island, according to police.

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 07:49 AM EST

Police: Man Hit, Killed by Tractor-Trailer

Police: Man Hit, Killed by Tractor-Trailer

Police say a pedestrian was hit and killed by a tractor-trailer while walking on state Route 146 in North Smithfield, Rhode Island.

Sunday, Feb 12, 2017 at 03:19 PM EST

Kennedy on Trump: 'We're Not an Authoritarian Country'

Kennedy on Trump: 'We're Not an Authoritarian Country'

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy says what President Donald Trump has done so far in office will "hopefully spark a re-examination of who we are as a people."

Saturday, Feb 11, 2017 at 11:37 AM EST

Homicide Suspect Shot by Police Under Watch in Hospital

Homicide Suspect Shot by Police Under Watch in Hospital

A man suspected in a homicide remains under police watch in the hospital after he was shot by Providence Police following a car chase.

Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 01:13 PM EST

Settlement in 38 Studios Case Ends Lawsuit Over Failed Deal

Settlement in 38 Studios Case Ends Lawsuit Over Failed Deal

A judge approved a $16 million settlement with the final defendant in the 38 Studios case on Friday, ending the lawsuit over Rhode Island's failed $75 million deal with former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt...

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 at 02:56 PM EST

Police ID Body as Rhode Island Woman Missing Since 2015

Police ID Body as Rhode Island Woman Missing Since 2015

Police in Providence, Rhode Island say the body of a woman pulled from the Woonasquatucket River in October has been identified.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 at 10:12 AM EST

Former Councilwoman Charged With Panhandler Dog Theft

Former Councilwoman Charged With Panhandler Dog Theft

A former Rhode Island town official has been charged with stealing a pit bull from a panhandler.