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The latest news from around the state

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 08:37 AM EST

Jay Leno Buys $13.5M Mansion in Rhode Island

Jay Leno Buys $13.5M Mansion in Rhode Island

Former "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno and his wife have purchased an oceanfront estate in Newport, Rhode Island.

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 06:13 AM EST

PD: Woman Purposely Dropped Child to 'Teach Her a Lesson'

PD: Woman Purposely Dropped Child to 'Teach Her a Lesson'

A Rhode Island woman is facing charges after police say she purposely dropped her child, breaking the child's arm, to "teach her a lesson."

Monday, Dec 4, 2017 at 02:23 PM EST

68-Year-Old Stabbed in Robbery; 2 Suspects Sought

68-Year-Old Stabbed in Robbery; 2 Suspects Sought

Rhode Island police are searching for two suspects in connection with two liquor store robberies that left a 68-year-old customer injured.

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 08:39 AM EST

RI Hospital Ordered to Stop Performing Surgeries

RI Hospital Ordered to Stop Performing Surgeries

Rhode Island health officials have ordered Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket to stop admitting new patients, serving emergency patients and performing surgery.

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 10:07 AM EST

New Owner of New England Store Chain to Redevelop Buildings

New Owner of New England Store Chain to Redevelop Buildings

The real estate firm that purchased southern New England retail chain Benny's has announced it will redevelop the locations for retail use.