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Thursday, Mar 29, 2018 at 09:32 AM EDT

Firefighters Rescue 15-Month-Old Boy From Burning RI Home

Firefighters Rescue 15-Month-Old Boy From Burning RI Home

Firefighters have helped save a 15-month-old from a home fully engulfed in flames in Rhode Island.

Thursday, Mar 29, 2018 at 09:30 AM EDT

Officials Charge 8 People Who Allegedly Lied to Get Guns

Officials Charge 8 People Who Allegedly Lied to Get Guns

A local investigation has led to criminal charges against eight individuals and the seizure of at least 44 firearms.

Thursday, Mar 29, 2018 at 08:06 AM EDT

Oldest Living Tree Kangaroo in the US Dies in RI

Oldest Living Tree Kangaroo in the US Dies in RI

The oldest living tree kangaroo in the country has died.

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 at 05:45 PM EDT

Lawmaker Withdraws Anti-Porn Bill, Citing 'Dubious Origins'

Lawmaker Withdraws Anti-Porn Bill, Citing 'Dubious Origins'

A proposal that would have required a filter for online pornography that could be lifted with a $20 fee was withdrawn Tuesday by a lawmaker who cited its "dubious origins." Sen. Frank Ciccone said he pulled the...

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 at 08:52 AM EDT

Dozens of Dogs, Snakes and Rats Rescued From Condemned Home

Dozens of Dogs, Snakes and Rats Rescued From Condemned Home

Animal welfare authorities say they have rescued more than two dozen dogs as well as snakes and rats from a Rhode Island home.

Thursday, Mar 15, 2018 at 02:50 PM EDT

Vinny Paz Pleads No Contest to Domestic Assault Charges

Vinny Paz Pleads No Contest to Domestic Assault Charges

Retired boxer Vinny Paz was arrested at his Rhode Island home early Thursday morning.

Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018 at 02:01 PM EDT

Rhode Island Bill Would Flush Out Outhouses

Rhode Island Bill Would Flush Out Outhouses

A bill would require people to remove outhouses from properties by 2019

Monday, Mar 5, 2018 at 03:25 PM EST

Residents Challenge Camera Speeding Tickets

Residents Challenge Camera Speeding Tickets

Dozens of people went to Providence Municipal Court on Monday to challenge speeding tickets issued by the city's new speeding cameras. The move came as the city considers whether to install more cameras.

Sunday, Mar 4, 2018 at 03:23 PM EST

Providence College Student Drains $8000 Putt

Providence College Student Drains $8000 Putt

Providence College senior Timothy Boland drains a full-court putt for $8000 toward books and tuition from the law offices of Ronald J Resmini. The putt took place at the Providence College vs. St. John’s...

Sunday, Mar 4, 2018 at 10:52 AM EST

Officials: About 250,000 Customers Remain Without Power

Officials: About 250,000 Customers Remain Without Power

Nearly 253,000 households were without power in New England as of 9:30 a.m. Sunday as powerful wind gusts from a March nor'easter knocked down trees and utility lines over the weekend.