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The latest news from around the state

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 11:47 AM EST

Will RI Native Billy Gilman Win 'The Voice'?

Will RI Native Billy Gilman Win 'The Voice'?

Will Rhode Island native Billy Gilman be deemed "The Voice" on Tuesday's night finale?

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 09:49 AM EST

Person of Interest in Murder Arrested After Car Crash

Person of Interest in Murder Arrested After Car Crash

Police say a person of interest in a Providence, Rhode Island, homicide is in custody after leading officers on a chase, totaling his vehicle and crashing into three others.

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 at 09:53 AM EST

Remains Found at Rhode Island Construction Site

Remains Found at Rhode Island Construction Site

Rhode Island State Police say they are investigating the possibility of human remains found at a construction site in South Kingstown.

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 09:58 AM EST

Man Found Fatally Shot at Rhode Island Auto Shop

Man Found Fatally Shot at Rhode Island Auto Shop

Police in Rhode Island are investigating the death of man whose body was found in a Providence auto shop on Friday.

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 07:52 AM EST

Boarding School in Sexual Abuse Scandal Names New Leader

Boarding School in Sexual Abuse Scandal Names New Leader

A Rhode Island boarding school rocked by widespread sexual abuse says it has hired a new head of school to succeed its departing leader.

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 07:36 AM EST

ACLU sues Rhode Island Over Computer Benefits System Delays

ACLU sues Rhode Island Over Computer Benefits System Delays

The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has sued the state over the troubled rollout of a new $364-million benefits system, which has caused thousands of delays in giving residents food...

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 08:54 AM EST

Police Identify Woman's Body Found Along RI Interstate

Police Identify Woman's Body Found Along RI Interstate

Rhode Island State Police have identified a woman whose body was found Friday morning along Interstate 295 in Johnston.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 02:52 PM EST

Rhode Island Skyscraper Project Scaled Back

Rhode Island Skyscraper Project Scaled Back

A developer proposing to build Rhode Island's tallest building is downsizing his plans from three skyscrapers to just one.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 02:39 PM EST

Man Gets 7-Year Prison Term on Child Porn Charges

Man Gets 7-Year Prison Term on Child Porn Charges

A Westerly, Rhode Island man convicted of child pornography charges has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 01:32 PM EST

Police: 5 Injured in Gas Explosion at RI Company

Police: 5 Injured in Gas Explosion at RI Company

Police say five people have been injured in a gas explosion at a Rhode Island company that makes indoor rowing machines.