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Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 11:28 AM EDT

8 Charged in Rhode Island Training School Melee

8 Charged in Rhode Island Training School Melee

Eight juveniles have been charged in connection with a melee at the Rhode Island Training School that injured six others, state police announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 06:58 AM EDT

Police Seek Missing Goat That Walked Off 'Goatscaping' Job

Police Seek Missing Goat That Walked Off 'Goatscaping' Job

Police in Rhode Island are asking people to be on the lookout for a goat that wandered off a landscaping job.

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 03:37 PM EDT

Police: Man Had Blood-Alcohol Levels 4 Times Legal Limit

Police: Man Had Blood-Alcohol Levels 4 Times Legal Limit

A Providence man was arrested Monday for driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol level of four times the legal limit, according to the Rhode Island State Police.

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 11:24 AM EDT

Suspect Sought After Fatal Shooting in RI

Suspect Sought After Fatal Shooting in RI

Police say a confrontation that started near a housing complex in Providence, Rhode Island, has led to a fatal shooting.

Monday, Jul 31, 2017 at 10:26 AM EDT

Man Charged With Manslaughter After Confrontation

Man Charged With Manslaughter After Confrontation

One man is dead and another is facing a manslaughter charge after an altercation in a Rhode Island parking lot over the weekend.

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 10:55 PM EDT

Coast Guard Rescues Teens Off RI Coast

Coast Guard Rescues Teens Off RI Coast

The United States Coast Guard rescued two teenage boys in Harbor of Refuge off of the coast of Rhode Island on Saturday.

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 12:22 PM EDT

Bodybuilding Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty in Steroids Case

Bodybuilding Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty in Steroids Case

Federal prosecutors say a bodybuilding former Rhode Island police officer has agreed to plead guilty in a steroids case.

Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 12:41 PM EDT

Wind Brings Small Savings to Block Island

Wind Brings Small Savings to Block Island

It’s been nearly three months since Block Island turned off its diesel generators, and became powered by the nation’s first offshore wind farm.

Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 10:20 AM EDT

Teen to Be Tried as Adult in Mother's Boyfriend's Death

Teen to Be Tried as Adult in Mother's Boyfriend's Death

The Rhode Island Attorney general says a 17-year-old boy will be tried as an adult in the death of a man whose burning body was found in a wooded area in Massachusetts.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 10:59 AM EDT

2 Juveniles, 6 Staff Injured in Training School Disturbance

2 Juveniles, 6 Staff Injured in Training School Disturbance

Several people were hospitalized after a reported disturbance at the Rhode Island Training School.