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Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 07:19 AM EDT

Police: Wanted Felon Arrested in Connection to Carjacking

Police: Wanted Felon Arrested in Connection to Carjacking

A Rhode Island man has been arrested in connection to a carjacking that took place in Boston.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 01:38 PM EDT

Providence Detective Charged with Assault

Providence Detective Charged with Assault

A detective in the Providence Police Department's intelligence unit has been charged with assault.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 10:19 AM EDT

RI Teen Arrested for Shooting Bus With Pellet Gun

RI Teen Arrested for Shooting Bus With Pellet Gun

School officials in Rhode Island say a teenager has been arrested for shooting the window of an elementary school bus with a pellet gun.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 06:29 AM EDT

RI Lawmaker Calls Parkland Shooting Survivor 'Dummy'

RI Lawmaker Calls Parkland Shooting Survivor 'Dummy'

Rhode Island State Representative Michael Chippendale's tweet to a survivor of the Parkland High School shooting is getting national attention, according to WJAR-TV.

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 10:28 PM EDT

RI Man Accused of Taking Explicit Photos of Toddler

RI Man Accused of Taking Explicit Photos of Toddler

A man from Central Falls, Rhode Island, is facing multiple charges after detectives found more than 1,000 images and videos of child pornography at his home.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 10:17 AM EDT

Driver Killed After Plunging Into Rhode Island River

Driver Killed After Plunging Into Rhode Island River

Police are investigating a fatal crash in Barrington, Rhode Island.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 07:21 AM EDT

13 Cars Vandalized With Swastikas, Lewd Images at URI

13 Cars Vandalized With Swastikas, Lewd Images at URI

Police at the University of Rhode Island say swastikas and lewd images have been carved into more than a dozen cars in the past two weeks.

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 at 09:08 AM EDT

ACLU Files Suit on Behalf of RI Woman Held by Immigration

ACLU Files Suit on Behalf of RI Woman Held by Immigration

A Providence couple is at the center of a lawsuit filed by the ACLU of Massachusetts on their behalf against the Trump administration.

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 at 01:53 PM EDT

3-Year-Old Drowns in Water on Top of Neighbor's Pool Cover

3-Year-Old Drowns in Water on Top of Neighbor's Pool Cover

Authorities say a 3-year-old Rhode Island boy drowned in about 18 inches of water on top of a neighbor's covered pool.

Monday, Apr 9, 2018 at 08:19 AM EDT

Ice Bumper Cars Prove More Popular Than Expected

Ice Bumper Cars Prove More Popular Than Expected

Downtown Providence's bumper-cars-on-ice attraction has proven more popular than officials anticipated, easily bringing in enough revenue to cover the cost of buying the 16-car fleet.