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Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 12:50 PM EST

Lawyer: Fatal Stabbing Incident Was Self Defense

Lawyer: Fatal Stabbing Incident Was Self Defense

The attorney for a Providence, Rhode Island, man accused of fatally stabbing another man says it was a case of self-defense.

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 12:06 PM EST

Woman Rescued During Deadly I-95 Shooting Breaks Silence

Woman Rescued During Deadly I-95 Shooting Breaks Silence

The woman who was rescued from her car as Rhode Island police fired more than 40 rounds into a pickup truck during a chase, killing the driver and critically injuring his passenger, is breaking her silence.

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 07:16 AM EST

Court Aims to Find Out Who Invented Game of Life

Court Aims to Find Out Who Invented Game of Life

Testimony is set to begin in federal court in Los Angeles Thursday in a lawsuit over one of the most popular board games of all time: The Game of Life.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 10:32 AM EST

School Committee Approves New Contract With Teachers

School Committee Approves New Contract With Teachers

The Warwick School Committee has approved a new contract with the city's teachers' union.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 10:07 AM EST

Masai Giraffe at Roger Williams Park Zoo Dies at 26

Masai Giraffe at Roger Williams Park Zoo Dies at 26

A Rhode Island zoo says the oldest Masai giraffe in captivity in North America has died.