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Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 10:16 AM EDT

Nonprofit Director Arrested in Prostitution Sting

Nonprofit Director Arrested in Prostitution Sting

Police records show the executive director of a Rhode Island nonprofit was one of 17 people arrested in an undercover prostitution sting.

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 10:30 AM EDT

Rhode Island Plans to Burn Ship to Protest Boston Tea Party

Rhode Island Plans to Burn Ship to Protest Boston Tea Party<br />

Rhode Islanders feel slighted that Bostonians get all the glory for helping spark the American Revolution with the Boston Tea Party. After all, more than a year before any tea was tossed, Rhode Island colonists...

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 04:29 PM EDT

I-95 Lane Closures to Cause 'Major Traffic Delays' Wednesday

I-95 Lane Closures to Cause 'Major Traffic Delays' Wednesday

Rhode Island is warning there will likely be "major traffic delays" on Interstate 95 in Warwick and Cranston because of a construction project. Several northbound lanes between Exits 14 and 16 will close...

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 11:01 AM EDT

Police Seek Man Who Attacked Pregnant Woman in Home Invasion

Police Seek Man Who Attacked Pregnant Woman in Home Invasion

Police are searching for the suspect who allegedly attacked a pregnant woman and her young son at their Coventry, Rhode Island home Monday afternoon.

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 02:01 PM EDT

RI Man Charged With Exposing Self to Teens in Mass. Target

RI Man Charged With Exposing Self to Teens in Mass. Target

A Rhode Island man has been arrested and charged with exposing himself to three teenage girls earlier this year at a Target store in Seekonk, Massachusetts.