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Thursday, Nov 24, 2016 at 09:45 AM EST

Rhode Island State Police Stepping Up Patrols

Rhode Island State Police Stepping Up Patrols

Rhode Island State Police are stepping up patrols through the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 02:17 PM EST

Lawmaker Renews Call for Seat Belts on Buses

Lawmaker Renews Call for Seat Belts on Buses

A state lawmaker from Coventry, Rhode Island is renewing his call to put seat belts on school buses, after a school bus crash in Tennessee killed five children.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 11:08 AM EST

Firefighters Arrested on Drug, Gun Charges

Firefighters Arrested on Drug, Gun Charges

Two firefighters in Providence, Rhode Island were arrested Tuesday on drug and gun charges.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 07:29 AM EST

System Glitch Overcharged Parkers at Providence Mall

System Glitch Overcharged Parkers at Providence Mall

A Providence mall says a system glitch that overcharged more than two dozen patrons at the parking lot over the last two months is being fixed.

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 at 12:25 PM EST

The Show Must Go On: Costumes Stolen From 'The Nutcracker'

The Show Must Go On: Costumes Stolen From 'The Nutcracker'

A Rhode Island ballet company says its annual production of "The Nutcracker'' will go on as scheduled despite the theft the title character's mask and costume, the Sugar Plum Fairy's tutu and other costumes.

Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 03:40 PM EST

Hillary Clinton Spotted Shopping in Rhode Island Bookstore

Hillary Clinton Spotted Shopping in Rhode Island Bookstore

Hillary Clinton is recovering from her election loss in part by shopping for books with her family in Rhode Island.

Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 10:20 AM EST

2 Plead Not Guilty in Theft of City-Owned Snowplows

2 Plead Not Guilty in Theft of City-Owned Snowplows

Two men charged in connection with the 2015 theft of two Cranston-owned trucks fitted with snowplows have pleaded not guilty.

Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 10:04 AM EST

Crews Find Body While Battling Brush Fire

Crews Find Body While Battling Brush Fire

Firefighters in Lincoln, Rhode Island say they found a body while battling a brush fire Sunday night.

Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 07:56 AM EST

Body Removed From RI Apartment

Body Removed From RI Apartment

A body was removed from a Providence, Rhode Island apartment Monday morning and a police investigation is underway.

Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 04:38 AM EST

Police: Man Ran Over Girlfriend With Car

Police: Man Ran Over Girlfriend With Car

A Rhode Island man has been charged with running over his girlfriend with his car during an early morning argument.