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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.

Monday, Jun 4, 2018 at 11:22 AM EDT

2 Weekend Prison Deaths Under Investigation in RI

2 Weekend Prison Deaths Under Investigation in RI

Rhode Island prisons officials are investigating two weekend deaths at the state prison in Cranston.

Saturday, Jun 2, 2018 at 04:53 PM EDT

Police Investigating 3 Robberies in Providence

Police Investigating 3 Robberies in Providence

Authorities in Providence are investigating three robberies in the span of a few hours in the city.

Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 10:27 AM EDT

Calls for Fire Chairman to Resign Amid Molestation Charge

Calls for Fire Chairman to Resign Amid Molestation Charge

Several lawmakers have called for a Rhode Island man charged with molesting a patient with dementia at an assisted-living center to step down as the town's fire district chairman.

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 11:35 AM EDT

New Offshore Wind Farm Project Will Dwarf Nation's 1st One

New Offshore Wind Farm Project Will Dwarf Nation's 1st One

A Rhode Island company is going to build a wind farm that will be 10 times the size of the nation's first offshore wind farm.

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 08:57 AM EDT

Spike in Drug Overdoses Prompts Alert by RI Health Officials

Spike in Drug Overdoses Prompts Alert by RI Health Officials

Rhode Island's Department of Health has issued an alert of an increase in the number of drug overdoses statewide.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 11:22 AM EDT

Need a Mack Tractor? Company to Auction Benny's Equipment

Need a Mack Tractor? Company to Auction Benny's Equipment

The now-defunct New England retail chain Benny's is bidding a final farewell with an online auction of equipment.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 10:21 AM EDT

Police: Man Allegedly Drove Drunk Doing 100 MPH With Kid

Police: Man Allegedly Drove Drunk Doing 100 MPH With Kid

Police say they arrested a Rhode Island man for driving under the influence while going more than 100 mph with a toddler in the backseat.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 11:27 AM EDT

Chafee Not Seeking Political Office in 2018

Chafee Not Seeking Political Office in 2018

Former Democratic presidential candidate and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee says he will not run for office in 2018 after all.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 09:16 AM EDT

Man Killed in Apparent Fall at Providence Place Mall

Man Killed in Apparent Fall at Providence Place Mall

A Rhode Island man was killed on Sunday night after an apparent fall at the Providence Place Mall in Rhode Island.