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Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 10:07 AM EDT

R.I. Gov. Staffer Charged With Sexual Assault

R.I. Gov. Staffer Charged With Sexual Assault

A Rhode Island state staffer for the governor's office has been charged with sexual assault.

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 05:55 PM EDT

Love Newport Mansions? Take a Tour Inside 3 on the Market

Love Newport Mansions? Take a Tour Inside 3 on the Market

You may have visited the Newport mansions, but now you can own one! There are multiple mansions on the market along Bellevue Avenue. They range in price from just under $5 million to just under $6 million.

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 10:35 AM EDT

4 People Injured After Tree Branch Falls in Cranston, R.I.

4 People Injured After Tree Branch Falls in Cranston, R.I.

Fire officials say four people have been taken to the hospital after a large tree branch fell on them.

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 11:33 PM EDT

Ex-Pats Player's Missing Dog Found Dead; Trainer Arrested

Ex-Pats Player's Missing Dog Found Dead; Trainer Arrested

A former New England Patriots player's beloved dog has been found dead. Knox, a 5-year-old English bulldog owned by former Pats linebacker Jerod Mayo, was found Sunday in the home of the dog's former trainer...

Sunday, Aug 5, 2018 at 02:04 PM EDT

Rhode Island Beach Receives Positive Water Test, Reopens

Rhode Island Beach Receives Positive Water Test, Reopens

A Rhode Island beach has satisfactory water quality reports and has reopened.

Sunday, Aug 5, 2018 at 05:54 PM EDT

RI State Senator to Try to Ban 3D-Printed Guns With New Bill

RI State Senator to Try to Ban 3D-Printed Guns With New Bill

A Rhode Island state senator says she'll try to get the state to ban 3D-printed plastic guns in the next legislative session.

Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 at 09:45 PM EDT

Rhode Island Public Housing Implements Smoke-Free Policies

Rhode Island Public Housing Implements Smoke-Free Policies

State health officials say that all public housing authorities in Rhode Island have implemented smoke-free policies.

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 03:14 PM EDT

Brown University Coach Charged With Assaulting Her Husband

Brown University Coach Charged With Assaulting Her Husband

The women's basketball coach at Brown University has been charged with assaulting her husband.

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 10:42 AM EDT

Uber Driver Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student

Uber Driver Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student

Police have arrested an Uber driver accused of sexually assaulting a student at Brown University.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 08:08 AM EDT

Officer's Gun Discharges After Slain Sgt.'s Funeral

Officer's Gun Discharges After Slain Sgt.'s Funeral

Two police officers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology were reportedly injured when a Cranston, Rhode Island police sergeant's gun accidentally misfired following the funeral for slain Weymouth Sgt....