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Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 at 05:45 AM EST

Real Estate Firm to Buy Benny's Properties

Real Estate Firm to Buy Benny's Properties

A Rhode Island real estate firm has announced it will purchase the locations of southern New England retail chain Benny's, which is closing its doors this year.

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 05:07 PM EST

Longtime Rhode Island Prisons Chief to Retire in 2018

Longtime Rhode Island Prisons Chief to Retire in 2018

The longtime head of Rhode Island's prison system and the longest-serving state prison chief in the country is planning to retire.

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 02:37 PM EST

Suspect in Fatal Double Shooting Held Without Bail

Suspect in Fatal Double Shooting Held Without Bail

A Rhode Island man charged with murder in a double shooting that killed an aspiring boxer over the weekend has been ordered held without bail.

Sunday, Nov 26, 2017 at 11:39 AM EST

Police Arrest Suspect in Boxer's Death

Police Arrest Suspect in Boxer's Death

Police arrested a 21-year-old suspect in connection with the fatal shooting of a Pawtucket boxer.

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 11:48 PM EST

RI Man Faces Domestic Murder Charge in Death of Girlfriend

RI Man Faces Domestic Murder Charge in Death of Girlfriend

A Rhode Island man accused of killing his live-in girlfriend then telling investigators she had been struck by a car has been indicted on a murder charge.

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 06:21 AM EST

Police: House Fire That Displaced 15 Appears 'Suspicious'

Police: House Fire That Displaced 15 Appears 'Suspicious'

Police say a fire at a Rhode Island home that left 15 people displaced appears suspicious.

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 10:41 AM EST

4 More Benny's Stores Close Their Doors

4 More Benny's Stores Close Their Doors

A well-known family-owned retail business in Southern New England is closing its doors at four more locations on Friday.

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 10:16 AM EST

Self-Heating Beef Dish Blamed for Carbon Monoxide Scare

Self-Heating Beef Dish Blamed for Carbon Monoxide Scare

A self-heating beef dinner from China is being blamed for a carbon monoxide scare at a Rhode Island boarding school.

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 07:11 PM EST

Man Sentenced for Killing Woman, Setting Apartment on Fire

Man Sentenced for Killing Woman, Setting Apartment on Fire

A Rhode Island man charged with killing a pregnant woman and setting her apartment on fire has pleaded guilty.

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 02:15 PM EST

Councilman: College Students Throwing Bottles at Cops

Councilman: College Students Throwing Bottles at Cops

A Providence city councilman says college students have been throwing glass bottles at police officers and he wants the city and the state to take action.