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The latest news from around the state

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 07:49 AM EDT

Plane Rolls Into Parked Vehicle; 1 Injured

Plane Rolls Into Parked Vehicle; 1 Injured

Rhode Island officials say a man has been injured after the plane he was working on rolled through a fence and hit a parked vehicle.

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 11:59 AM EDT

Mayor: North Providence Acting Police Chief Suspended

Mayor: North Providence Acting Police Chief Suspended

The mayor of a Rhode Island city says its acting police chief has been suspended with pay.

Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 at 02:27 PM EDT

Vacant Land for PawSox Stadium Being Eyed in East Providence

Vacant Land for PawSox Stadium Being Eyed in East Providence

A Rhode Island city official wants to bring the Pawtucket Red Sox to the city.

Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 at 09:19 AM EDT

1 Hospitalized After Rollover Crash

1 Hospitalized After Rollover Crash

One person was hospitalized early Saturday morning after a rollover crash involving two vehicles in Providence, Rhode Island.

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 04:47 PM EDT

Ex-Trump Adviser Flynn Consulting Again, Says Brother

Ex-Trump Adviser Flynn Consulting Again, Says Brother

A family member says Michael Flynn, the embattled former national security adviser, has opened a consulting firm called Resilient Patriot LLC that is advising private equity firms.

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 02:57 PM EDT

Man Sentenced for Trying to Arrange Sex With Child

Man Sentenced for Trying to Arrange Sex With Child

A Rhode Island man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison after officials say he tried to arrange sex with an 8-year-old girl.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 08:16 AM EDT

Special Education Teacher Accused of Groping Girls at Mall

Special Education Teacher Accused of Groping Girls at Mall

Police say a special education teacher is facing several molestation charges following an assault at a Rhode Island mall.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 06:23 AM EDT

RI Passes Law Banning Gay Conversion Therapy For Minors

RI Passes Law Banning Gay Conversion Therapy For Minors

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has passed a bill into law banning licensed health care providers from using so-called gay conversion therapy to change a minor's sexual orientation or gender identity.

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 05:16 PM EDT

17-Year-Old Arrested in Mom's Boyfriend's Murder

17-Year-Old Arrested in Mom's Boyfriend's Murder

A 17-year-old male has been arrested for the murder of a man whose burned body was found in Attleboro, Massachusetts, on Tuesday.

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 10:01 AM EDT

15-Year-Old Badly Injured After Firework Explodes in Hand

15-Year-Old Badly Injured After Firework Explodes in Hand

Rhode Island officials say a 15-year-old boy has been hospitalized with severe injuries after a firework exploded in his hand.