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Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 08:39 AM EST

RI Hospital Ordered to Stop Performing Surgeries

RI Hospital Ordered to Stop Performing Surgeries

Rhode Island health officials have ordered Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket to stop admitting new patients, serving emergency patients and performing surgery.

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 10:07 AM EST

New Owner of New England Store Chain to Redevelop Buildings

New Owner of New England Store Chain to Redevelop Buildings

The real estate firm that purchased southern New England retail chain Benny's has announced it will redevelop the locations for retail use.

Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 at 05:51 AM EST

$600,000 Worth of Drugs Found Hidden in Wall by Police

$600,000 Worth of Drugs Found Hidden in Wall by Police

Providence police say they seized more than $600,000 worth of drugs hidden behind a basement wall.

Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 at 05:45 AM EST

Real Estate Firm to Buy Benny's Properties

Real Estate Firm to Buy Benny's Properties

A Rhode Island real estate firm has announced it will purchase the locations of southern New England retail chain Benny's, which is closing its doors this year.

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 05:07 PM EST

Longtime Rhode Island Prisons Chief to Retire in 2018

Longtime Rhode Island Prisons Chief to Retire in 2018

The longtime head of Rhode Island's prison system and the longest-serving state prison chief in the country is planning to retire.

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 02:37 PM EST

Suspect in Fatal Double Shooting Held Without Bail

Suspect in Fatal Double Shooting Held Without Bail

A Rhode Island man charged with murder in a double shooting that killed an aspiring boxer over the weekend has been ordered held without bail.

Sunday, Nov 26, 2017 at 11:39 AM EST

Police Arrest Suspect in Boxer's Death

Police Arrest Suspect in Boxer's Death

Police arrested a 21-year-old suspect in connection with the fatal shooting of a Pawtucket boxer.

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 11:48 PM EST

RI Man Faces Domestic Murder Charge in Death of Girlfriend

RI Man Faces Domestic Murder Charge in Death of Girlfriend

A Rhode Island man accused of killing his live-in girlfriend then telling investigators she had been struck by a car has been indicted on a murder charge.

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 06:21 AM EST

Police: House Fire That Displaced 15 Appears 'Suspicious'

Police: House Fire That Displaced 15 Appears 'Suspicious'

Police say a fire at a Rhode Island home that left 15 people displaced appears suspicious.

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 10:41 AM EST

4 More Benny's Stores Close Their Doors

4 More Benny's Stores Close Their Doors

A well-known family-owned retail business in Southern New England is closing its doors at four more locations on Friday.