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The latest news from around the state

Sunday, Dec 18, 2016 at 03:49 PM EST

1 Dead After Highway Car Accident

1 Dead After Highway Car Accident

A Rhode Island woman is dead after a car accident on a highway in Massachusetts.

Friday, Dec 16, 2016 at 02:37 PM EST

Police Seek Leads in Hit-and-Run of 70-Year-Old

Police Seek Leads in Hit-and-Run of 70-Year-Old

Warwick police are looking for leads as they investigate a deadly hit-and-run that killed an East Providence man as he was crossing the street.

Friday, Dec 16, 2016 at 12:16 PM EST

Man Gets 17 Years for Shooting at Nightclub

Man Gets 17 Years for Shooting at Nightclub

A Pawtucket, Rhode Island man who authorities say shot at a Providence nightclub as he was driving away has pleaded guilty to assault and weapons charges.

Friday, Dec 16, 2016 at 10:51 AM EST

Man Dies After Weekend Stabbing; Suspect Sought

Man Dies After Weekend Stabbing; Suspect Sought

Police say an East Providence man who was stabbed over the weekend has died from his injuries.

Friday, Dec 16, 2016 at 08:04 AM EST

Rhode Island Warming Centers Open as Deep Freeze Hits

Rhode Island Warming Centers Open as Deep Freeze Hits

Several Rhode Island communities have warming shelters open, as the state grapples with a deep freeze that's sending wind chills well below zero.

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 at 08:29 AM EST

No Charges Against Ex-Director After Child Left on Bus

No Charges Against Ex-Director After Child Left on Bus

Rhode Island State Police say no charges will be filed against the former transportation director for Westerly Public Schools after a 5-year-old girl was left unattended inside a school bus.

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 10:03 AM EST

2 Cats Shot to Death, $1,500 Reward Offered

2 Cats Shot to Death, $1,500 Reward Offered

Two cats have been found shot to death in Woonsocket, and authorities suspect a pellet gun.

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 06:51 AM EST

RI Hospital Nurses, Staff Threaten Strike

RI Hospital Nurses, Staff Threaten Strike

The union that represents nurses and other staff at the Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island may announce plans to strike if an agreement isn't reached with hospital representatives.

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 01:47 PM EST

2 Teens Killed in Fiery Crash at Gas Station

2 Teens Killed in Fiery Crash at Gas Station

Two teens have died and two others were hospitalized after a crash involving three vehicles ignited a massive fire at a Rhode Island gas station Tuesday.

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 04:46 PM EST

DA: Ex-Boarding School Priest Sexually Assaulted Boy in 1973

DA: Ex-Boarding School Priest Sexually Assaulted Boy in 1973

Howdy White, who served as a priest at St. George's School in Middletown, Rhode Island, is charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old more than four decades ago in Boston.