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Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 03:21 PM EDT

Rhode Island May Make Medical Pot Shops Pay Much Higher Fees

Rhode Island May Make Medical Pot Shops Pay Much Higher Fees

Rhode Island lawmakers are considering requiring medical marijuana dispensaries to pay 50 times more for their licenses, making the fee the highest in New England by far.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 07:47 AM EDT

Rosa Parks Family Home to Be Offered at Auction This Summer

Rosa Parks Family Home to Be Offered at Auction This Summer

The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge after fleeing the South will be offered at auction after being turned into a work of art and shipped across the Atlantic Ocean twice.

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 10:15 PM EDT

14 Things to Do Along Connecticut & Rhode Island's Coast

14 Things to Do Along Connecticut & Rhode Island's Coast

Mystic Seaport Museum,...">Thinking of going to Connecticut and Rhode Island, but still trying to figure out what to see? We have you covered with some great places to check out along the coast this summer:Mystic Seaport Museum,...

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 06:47 AM EDT

Annual Police Roadcheck Sees Close to 800 Violations

Annual Police Roadcheck Sees Close to 800 Violations

Rhode Island State Police say their annual roadcheck operation netted close to 800 violations over a three-day period.

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 10:16 AM EDT

Nonprofit Director Arrested in Prostitution Sting

Nonprofit Director Arrested in Prostitution Sting

Police records show the executive director of a Rhode Island nonprofit was one of 17 people arrested in an undercover prostitution sting.

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 10:30 AM EDT

Rhode Island Plans to Burn Ship to Protest Boston Tea Party

Rhode Island Plans to Burn Ship to Protest Boston Tea Party<br />

Rhode Islanders feel slighted that Bostonians get all the glory for helping spark the American Revolution with the Boston Tea Party. After all, more than a year before any tea was tossed, Rhode Island colonists...

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 04:29 PM EDT

I-95 Lane Closures to Cause 'Major Traffic Delays' Wednesday

I-95 Lane Closures to Cause 'Major Traffic Delays' Wednesday

Rhode Island is warning there will likely be "major traffic delays" on Interstate 95 in Warwick and Cranston because of a construction project. Several northbound lanes between Exits 14 and 16 will close...

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 11:01 AM EDT

Police Seek Man Who Attacked Pregnant Woman in Home Invasion

Police Seek Man Who Attacked Pregnant Woman in Home Invasion

Police are searching for the suspect who allegedly attacked a pregnant woman and her young son at their Coventry, Rhode Island home Monday afternoon.

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 02:01 PM EDT

RI Man Charged With Exposing Self to Teens in Mass. Target

RI Man Charged With Exposing Self to Teens in Mass. Target

A Rhode Island man has been arrested and charged with exposing himself to three teenage girls earlier this year at a Target store in Seekonk, Massachusetts.

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 07:49 AM EDT

RI Police Search for Owner After Dog Bites Woman in Face

RI Police Search for Owner After Dog Bites Woman in Face

Police in Warwick, Rhode Island are searching for a woman who ran away when her dog bit another woman in the face.