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Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 04:24 PM EDT

Judge Sides with Lawmaker Asking About Google Money

Judge Sides with Lawmaker Asking About Google Money

The American Civil Liberties Union says a judge has ordered the attorney general to waive thousands of dollars in fees for documents related to how the state is spending $50 million forfeited by Google.

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 11:56 AM EDT

Providence, RI Police Investigate Weekend Shooting of Teen

Providence, RI Police Investigate Weekend Shooting of Teen

Police in Providence are investigating a weekend shooting that landed a 19-year-old man in the hospital.

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 03:33 PM EDT

Strike Over, Providence School Bus Drivers Head Back to Work

Strike Over, Providence School Bus Drivers Head Back to Work

The school bus strike that disrupted travel for thousands of schoolchildren in Providence has officially ended. School bus drivers will return to work on Monday after voting to approve a new contract Saturday...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 06:59 PM EDT

Police: Providence Man Growing 100s of Pot Plants in Home

Police: Providence Man Growing 100s of Pot Plants in Home

Rhode Island State Police have arrested a Providence man they say had hundreds of marijuana plants and a gun in his home. State police executed a search warrant on the home of 31-year-old Anthony Patti on...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 02:28 PM EDT

Rhode Island Teen Convicted of Killing His Mom's Boyfriend

Rhode Island Teen Convicted of Killing His Mom's Boyfriend

A Rhode Island teenager has been convicted of murder in the shooting death of his mother's boyfriend, whose burned body was found dumped in Massachusetts.

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 11:48 AM EDT

Suspicions Arise After School Buses in Providence Set Ablaze

Suspicions Arise After School Buses in Providence Set Ablaze

Authorities say a fire that torched several school buses in Providence is considered suspicious.

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 08:45 AM EDT

Cianci's Ex-Wife Gets a Break in Traffic Court TV Show

Cianci's Ex-Wife Gets a Break in Traffic Court TV Show

The ex-wife of infamous Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci had her parking tickets forgiven during an appearance on a court television show.

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 08:34 PM EDT

Man Convicted of Kidnapping, Raping Boys Released From Jail

Man Convicted of Kidnapping, Raping Boys Released From Jail

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...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 01:58 PM EDT

Public Radio Station in Rhode Island Expands, Changes Name

Public Radio Station in Rhode Island Expands, Changes Name

A Rhode Island public radio station is changing its name now that it has expanded into southeastern Massachusetts.

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 04:39 AM EDT

Prize-Winning Turkey, Piglet Stolen From RI Family Farm

Prize-Winning Turkey, Piglet Stolen From RI Family Farm

Police in Rhode Island say a pet turkey and piglet have been stolen from a family farm.

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