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Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 at 11:35 AM EDT

Rhode Island Spends $3 Million for Election Security

Rhode Island Spends $3 Million for Election Security

Rhode Island is spending $3 million in federal funds to secure and modernize its elections systems.

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 10:03 PM EDT

Hospital, Union Leaders Reach Possible Deal on New Contract

Hospital, Union Leaders Reach Possible Deal on New Contract

Rhode Island's largest hospital system has reached a deal for a new contract with unionized nurses and health care workers.

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 07:16 PM EDT

RI Inmate Runs Crack Cocaine Operation From Inside Prison

RI Inmate Runs Crack Cocaine Operation From Inside Prison

A Rhode Island inmate has been running a crack cocaine distribution ring from inside prison.

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 04:03 PM EDT

Coast Guard: Woman Rescued After Falling Overboard

Coast Guard: Woman Rescued After Falling Overboard

A Rhode Island woman has been rescued after apparently falling off a sailboat and being stranded for hours on an island in Narragansett Bay.

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 05:29 AM EDT

R.I. Gov. Raimondo Faces Tough Re-Election

R.I. Gov. Raimondo Faces Tough Re-Election

By the numbers, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo should be sitting pretty in her bid for a second term.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 06:23 PM EDT

PD: Woman Left 3-Month-Old in Car Outside Twin River Casino

PD: Woman Left 3-Month-Old in Car Outside Twin River Casino

A Massachusetts woman is facing child neglect charges after she allegedly left a 3-month-old in a car parked outside Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 11:07 AM EDT

Trainer Reveals New Details About Death of Ex-Patriot's Dog

Trainer Reveals New Details About Death of Ex-Patriot's Dog

The trainer facing charges in the death of a dog that belonged to former New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo says she didn't cause the death and she cried "for what seemed like hours" when she found...

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 11:39 PM EDT

Rhode Island Names Its State Dairy Farm of the Year

Rhode Island Names Its State Dairy Farm of the Year

A dairy farm in Rhode Island has been named the state's outstanding dairy farm of the year.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 10:58 PM EDT

Rapper Missy Elliott Praises RI Woman's Cover of 'Work It'

Rapper Missy Elliott Praises RI Woman's Cover of 'Work It'

A Rhode Island woman's karaoke version of Missy Elliott's hit song "Work It'' has become an internet sensation, even drawing praise from Elliott. Mary Halsey, of West Warwick, recently performed a version of...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 08:04 AM EDT

No Further Charges Filed in Death of Jerod Mayo's Bulldog

No Further Charges Filed in Death of Jerod Mayo's Bulldog

Rhode Island police say no further charges will be filed against a trainer involved in the death of a dog that belonged to former New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo.

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