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Friday, Jun 2, 2017 at 11:22 AM EDT

20 Students Cited for Underage Drinking at Beach

20 Students Cited for Underage Drinking at Beach

Rhode Island officials say 20 high school students, all aged 17 or 18, were cited for underage alcohol possession during an ongoing beach drinking enforcement effort.

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 at 10:53 AM EDT

Police Seek Suspects in 3-State Credit Card Fraud Spree

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 02:31 PM EDT

Police: Man Attacked Woman, Touched Himself Near 2 Others

Police: Man Attacked Woman, Touched Himself Near 2 Others

Police in Rhode Island have charged a man they say assaulted several women on or near a bike path.

Monday, May 29, 2017 at 12:21 PM EDT

Police: Man Charged in Attempted Robberies, Restaurant Theft

Police: Man Charged in Attempted Robberies, Restaurant Theft

Police in Rhode Island say a Providence man faces charges after multiple attempted robberies and thefts in Providence.

Monday, May 29, 2017 at 07:54 AM EDT

Bill Would Allow More Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in RI

Bill Would Allow More Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in RI

Some medical marijuana proponents in Rhode Island are seeking to expand the number of dispensaries in the state.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 03:11 PM EDT

Providence Police Arrest 30 in Drug-Trafficking Sweep

Providence Police Arrest 30 in Drug-Trafficking Sweep

Police in Providence say they have made 30 arrests as part of a 10-month investigation into opioid drug dealing in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 12:08 PM EDT

PD: Teen Gave Friends Homemade Tattoos at School

PD: Teen Gave Friends Homemade Tattoos at School

Rhode Island police have charged a 15-year-old high school girl they say gave homemade tattoos to two friends on school grounds.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 08:08 AM EDT

Theater Company That Abruptly Closed Sued by Building Owner

Theater Company That Abruptly Closed Sued by Building Owner

A Rhode Island theater company that abruptly closed this week is being sued for more than $860,000.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 01:55 PM EDT

RI Man Strikes, Kills Pedestrian While DUI

RI Man Strikes, Kills Pedestrian While DUI

Warwick police say a city man has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs after allegedly striking and killing a pedestrian.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 01:45 PM EDT

Mayor Continues Fight Despite Stall in PawSox Stadium Plan

Mayor Continues Fight Despite Stall in PawSox Stadium Plan

Supporters of a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox haven't given up even though the plans have stalled in the Rhode Island legislature