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The latest news from around the state

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 10:35 AM EDT

Group Armed With Baseball Bats Beats Up RI Man

Group Armed With Baseball Bats Beats Up RI Man

Police say a Rhode Island man was beaten up by a group of people armed with baseball bats, who then proceeded to steal his car.

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 at 08:16 PM EDT

Police Investigate Second Home Invasion In 2 Days in R.I.

Police Investigate Second Home Invasion In 2 Days in R.I.

Police are investigating the second violent home invasion in as many days in Providence, Rhode Island.

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 10:49 AM EDT

Rhode Island Widens Medicaid Coverage for Hepatitis C

Rhode Island Widens Medicaid Coverage for Hepatitis C

Rhode Island has revised its Medicaid policy to cover the cost of treatment for people living with the Hepatitis C virus.

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 10:27 AM EDT

Police: Woman Drives Drunk With 5 Kids in Minivan

Police: Woman Drives Drunk With 5 Kids in Minivan

A Rhode Island woman has been charged with driving drunk with five children in a minivan, according to state police.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 05:33 PM EDT

US Navy Now Allows Women to Wear Ponytails, Lock Hairstyles

US Navy Now Allows Women to Wear Ponytails, Lock Hairstyles

The Navy says it will now allow servicewomen to sport ponytails and other longer hairstyles, reversing a policy that long forbade them from letting their hair down.