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Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 03:01 PM EDT

Rhode Island Yacht Club Damaged by Fire

Rhode Island Yacht Club Damaged by Fire

A fire has forced a Rhode Island yacht club to close down temporarily for repairs.

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 04:40 PM EDT

3 Injured in Collapse Inside Old Mill in Pawtucket, RI

3 Injured in Collapse Inside Old Mill in Pawtucket, RI

Three people were injured following a collapse inside an old mill building in Rhode Island Monday morning. The collapse happened around 9:30 a.m. inside an old mill in Pawtucket on Esten Avenue. One constructi...

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 06:50 AM EDT

Firefighters: Blaze Destroys House, 7 People Displaced

Firefighters: Blaze Destroys House, 7 People Displaced

Fire crews in Rhode Island spent several hours battling a blaze that destroyed a Newport home. Newport Fire Chief Brian Dugan says a total of seven people were inside the 2-family home at the time of the Sunday...

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 10:27 PM EDT

Providence Man Charged With DUI in Fatal Highway Crash

Providence Man Charged With DUI in Fatal Highway Crash

A Providence man suspected of driving while intoxicated has been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal crash on Interstate 95.

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 11:54 AM EDT

Fourteen-Year-Old Boy Brought Gun to School

Fourteen-Year-Old Boy Brought Gun to School

Police in Rhode Island say a 14-year-old boy brought a gun to his high school. Authorities say a staff member at Woonsocket High School notified a school resource officer that someone spotted the student with...

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 11:29 AM EDT

Sailing Hall of Fame Sailing for RI, Will Leave Maryland

Sailing Hall of Fame Sailing for RI, Will Leave Maryland

The National Sailing Hall of Fame will officially leave Maryland for Rhode Island, barring any last-minute discoveries.

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 11:48 PM EDT

Residents Angry Convicted Child Rapist Living in Providence

Residents Angry Convicted Child Rapist Living in Providence

A man convicted of kidnapping and raping young boys in Massachusetts and Rhode Island back in the 80s was released from prison Thursday. Richard Gardner had no comment as he was released from custody Thursday...

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 06:12 AM EDT

Stop & Shop Agrees to Better Comply With Disabilities Act

Stop & Shop Agrees to Better Comply With Disabilities Act

Federal authorities have reached an agreement with Stop & Shop supermarkets to make checkout aisles in the chain's more than 400 stores more accessible to the disabled to comply with federal law.

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 12:12 PM EDT

Firefighters File Grievance Over Unused Sick Pay

Firefighters File Grievance Over Unused Sick Pay

A Rhode Island city has entered a legal dispute with its firefighters over unused sick time. Michael Carreiro, spokesman for the Warwick firefighters union, tells The Providence Journal firefighters filed a...

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 09:21 AM EDT

Sister: Apologize for Using Brother's Death in RI Gov. Race

Sister: Apologize for Using Brother's Death in RI Gov. Race

The sister of a man killed in a 1989 car crash involving a Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate says one of his political rivals should publicly apologize for bringing up the crash in the campaign.

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