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Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 05:35 PM EDT

Rhode Island DMV Wants to Charge Motorist $15 Walk-in Fee

Rhode Island DMV Wants to Charge Motorist $15 Walk-in Fee

The Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles wants people to pay $15 just to walk in the door. The agency plans to pitch a $15 "in-person" customer-service fee to Gov. Gina Raimondo in its annual budget...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 08:16 PM EDT

Dad Urges Son Accused of Fatal Stabbing to Turn Himself in

Dad Urges Son Accused of Fatal Stabbing to Turn Himself in

The father of a man accused of fatally stabbing a man at a Rhode Island hookah lounge has made a plea for his son to turn himself into police.

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 08:44 AM EDT

Former Rhode Island Lawmaker Charged with Mistreating Horse

Former Rhode Island Lawmaker Charged with Mistreating Horse

A former Rhode Island state representative has been charged with animal mistreatment in the care of a horse.

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 at 05:45 PM EDT

Weak Tornado Confirmed in Rhode Island

Weak Tornado Confirmed in Rhode Island

The National Weather Service says a weak tornado has struck Rhode Island. The tornado struck Portsmouth on Wednesday. It was an EF0 tornado, which is the weakest of six tornado strengths, and had maximum winds...

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019 at 09:34 AM EDT

Former Altar Boy Alleges Abuse by RI Catholic Priest in Lawsuit

Former Altar Boy Alleges Abuse by RI Catholic Priest in Lawsuit

A former altar boy says in a lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence as well as its current and former bishops that he was sexually abused by a priest decades ago. The 53-year-old plaintiff...

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