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Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 02:46 PM EDT

Mother, Son Beaten in Violent Home Invasion in RI

Mother, Son Beaten in Violent Home Invasion in RI

Police in Rhode Island are searching for two people who broke into a home and beat a man and his mother in a violent home invasion.

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 01:08 PM EDT

RI Gov: PawSox Should Share Financial Info In Stadium Deal

RI Gov: PawSox Should Share Financial Info In Stadium Deal

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says if the Pawtucket Red Sox want the state to partner with them to build a new stadium, the team should share information about its finances. The Democratic governor told...

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 at 01:49 PM EDT

Man Charged With Underage Sex Trafficking in FBI Probe

Man Charged With Underage Sex Trafficking in FBI Probe

A Massachusetts man has been charged by Rhode Island police as part of a nationwide FBI probe into underage human trafficking.

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 10:54 AM EDT

Brown Enrolls Students From Puerto Rico Tuition Free

Brown Enrolls Students From Puerto Rico Tuition Free

Brown University is enrolling up to 50 students from the University of Puerto Rico tuition-free following the destruction of Hurricane Maria.

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 07:35 PM EDT

Republican Fung Announces Run for RI Governor

Republican Fung Announces Run for RI Governor

Republican Allan Fung is running for governor of Rhode Island.

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 12:23 PM EDT

5th Grade Teacher Accused of Assaulting Students

5th Grade Teacher Accused of Assaulting Students

A fifth grade teacher in Brockton, Massachusetts, has been accused of assaulting students in her class.

Monday, Oct 23, 2017 at 10:23 PM EDT

EPA Keeps Scientists From Speaking About Report on Climate

EPA Keeps Scientists From Speaking About Report on Climate

The Environmental Protection Agency says its scientists are not discussing a report that deals in part with climate change because the Rhode Island event is not an EPA conference.

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 at 06:58 PM EDT

R.I. Police Seeking Suspect in Armed Robbery

R.I. Police Seeking Suspect in Armed Robbery

The Fall River Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred earlier this week.

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 at 11:38 AM EDT

Driver Dies After Crashing Into Traffic Light Pole

Driver Dies After Crashing Into Traffic Light Pole

47-year-old Damin Thompson was declared dead at the scene

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 02:40 PM EDT

Taylor Swift Surprises Fans in Rhode Island

Taylor Swift Surprises Fans in Rhode Island

Taylor Swift holds private listening party for select fans.