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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.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 08:28 PM EST

Fans Celebrate Patriots Title at Rhode Island Rally

Fans Celebrate Patriots Title at Rhode Island Rally

New England Patriots fans in Rhode Island had their turn to celebrate the team's fifth Super Bowl championship.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 09:48 AM EST

PD: Teen Dies After Crashing Into Tree

PD: Teen Dies After Crashing Into Tree

A Rhode Island teen has died in a single car crash.

Sunday, Feb 5, 2017 at 11:24 AM EST

Two Killed in Highway Rollover Crash

Two Killed in Highway Rollover Crash

Two Massachusetts men were killed Saturday night in Rhode Island after their vehicle struck another vehicle on Interstate 95 in Hopkinton.

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 03:17 PM EST

Blaming Police, AG Closes 38 Studios Criminal Investigation

Blaming Police, AG Closes 38 Studios Criminal Investigation

The Rhode Island state attorney general has closed a criminal investigation into 38 Studios, after the state settled with the final defendant in its lawsuit over the failed $75 million deal with the company...

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 03:16 PM EST

Family Escapes Blaze at Rhode Island Home

Family Escapes Blaze at Rhode Island Home

About 50 firefighters responded to the scene of a fire in Providence, Rhode Island Thursday morning.

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 02:51 PM EST

Rhode Island State Legislator Fired from Job as Waitress

Rhode Island State Legislator Fired from Job as Waitress

A Rhode Island state legislator has been fired from her job as a waitress because her employer says she was promoting her political views to patrons.

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 01:46 PM EST

Doctor Charged With Pushing Pills, Receiving Kickbacks

Doctor Charged With Pushing Pills, Receiving Kickbacks

A Rhode Island doctor has been indicted on 19 federal counts that accuse him of receiving kickbacks on prescriptions of a highly addictive painkiller that were written for patients who didn't need the drug.

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 09:35 AM EST

Rhode Island Lawmakers Push Bill to Affirm Abortion Rights

Rhode Island Lawmakers Push Bill to Affirm Abortion Rights

Dozens of Rhode Island state legislators have signed onto a bill to affirm a woman's right to have an abortion.