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Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 06:05 PM EST

Hate-Filled Letter Advocating Genocide Sent to Mosque

Hate-Filled Letter Advocating Genocide Sent to Mosque

An advocacy group is calling for Rhode Island law enforcement to step up its protection of local mosques after a Providence mosque says it was sent a hate-filled letter.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 10:55 AM EST

Woman Suffers Serious Burns in Mattress Fire

Woman Suffers Serious Burns in Mattress Fire

Firefighters in Providence, Rhode Island say a woman suffered serious burns in a mattress fire Wednesday morning.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 01:20 PM EST

19-Year-Old Charged With Killing Man, Burning Body

19-Year-Old Charged With Killing Man, Burning Body

A Central Falls, Rhode Island, man has been arrested after police allege he shot and killed a man and disposed of and burned his body in a Lincoln field.

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 02:55 PM EST

RI Police Using Social Media in Investigations, Outreach

RI Police Using Social Media in Investigations, Outreach

Police in Rhode Island are embracing social media as an effective tool to help solve their investigations and connect with residents.

Sunday, Nov 27, 2016 at 02:36 PM EST

Boston Men Arrested During Alleged Gang Dispute in RI

Boston Men Arrested During Alleged Gang Dispute in RI

Authorities arrested two Boston men in Providence after being tipped off about a possible gang dispute.

Sunday, Nov 27, 2016 at 02:28 PM EST

Rhode Island Casino Project Moves Forward in Divided Town

Rhode Island Casino Project Moves Forward in Divided Town

A plan to build New England's newest casino near the Massachusetts-Rhode Island border is moving forward after narrowly winning approval from town voters in Tiverton, Rhode Island.

Sunday, Nov 27, 2016 at 02:31 PM EST

2 Arrested After Car Chase, Foot Pursuit on RI Highway

2 Arrested After Car Chase, Foot Pursuit on RI Highway

Providence police say they arrested two people after a report of gunshots fired, a car chase that ended in an accident and a foot pursuit across a highway.

Saturday, Nov 26, 2016 at 02:15 PM EST

Holiday Concerts to Begin at Rhode Island State House

Holiday Concerts to Begin at Rhode Island State House

The holiday concert season is beginning at the Rhode Island State House.

Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 07:41 PM EST

RI's Gov. to Support Small Businesses This Weekend

RI's Gov. to Support Small Businesses This Weekend

After Black Friday is over, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo plans to shop locally to support the state's small businesses.

Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 11:06 AM EST

Winter Coats Given Away at RI Statehouse on Black Friday

Winter Coats Given Away at RI Statehouse on Black Friday

While shoppers are spending Black Friday at the mall, hundreds of people in need are picking winter coats off racks on the Rhode Island Statehouse lawn for Buy Nothing Day.