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Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 02:43 PM EDT

RI Man Indicted in Connection to Chiropractor's Death

RI Man Indicted in Connection to Chiropractor's Death

A Rhode Island man has been indicted in connection to the killing of a former chiropractor.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 04:25 PM EDT

VA Nurse Charged With Stealing Opioids From Hospital

VA Nurse Charged With Stealing Opioids From Hospital

A nurse who worked at the Providence VA Medical Center has been charged with stealing liquid opioids from the facility for his own personal use and replacing them with saline.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 03:30 PM EDT

GOP Candidate for RI Gov. Facing Discrimination Lawsuit

GOP Candidate for RI Gov. Facing Discrimination Lawsuit

A former worker at the Rhode Island State House has filed a lawsuit alleging state senator and Republican gubernatorial candidate Patricia Morgan discriminated against her based on a disability.

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 05:24 PM EDT

Politician Rescued by Coast Guard While Campaigning on Yacht

Politician Rescued by Coast Guard While Campaigning on Yacht

A candidate for governor in Rhode Island had to be rescued by the Coast Guard after his yacht hit a rock while blasting music at beachgoers to draw attention to his campaign.

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 01:23 PM EDT

16-Year-Old Drowning Victim Identified

16-Year-Old Drowning Victim Identified

Officials identified the 16-year-old Providence, Rhode Island boy who died drowning in a North Attleboro, Massachusetts pond Sunday.

Sunday, Jul 8, 2018 at 11:43 PM EDT

16-Year-Old Boy Drowns in North Attleboro, Mass. Pond

16-Year-Old Boy Drowns in North Attleboro, Mass. Pond

A 16-year-old boy from Providence, Rhode Island was with his family on Sunday when he drowned in a North Attleboro, Massachusetts pond.

Saturday, Jul 7, 2018 at 01:10 PM EDT

Police to Give Ice Cream to Kids With Good Safety Habits

Police to Give Ice Cream to Kids With Good Safety Habits

Police in Rhode Island are giving free ice cream to children who wear bicycle helmets and cross the street safely.

Friday, Jul 6, 2018 at 03:06 PM EDT

Owners of RI Electronics Store Arrested in Nude Photos Probe

Owners of RI Electronics Store Arrested in Nude Photos Probe

The owners of a Rhode Island electronics store were arrested Friday in connection with an ongoing nude photos investigation, according to state police.

Friday, Jul 6, 2018 at 01:20 PM EDT

Roger Williams University President Dies at 75

Roger Williams University President Dies at 75

Roger Williams University says President Donald Farish has died at the age of 75.

Friday, Jul 6, 2018 at 08:46 AM EDT

Boston Man Arrested in Connection With RI Murder Probe

Boston Man Arrested in Connection With RI Murder Probe

A Boston man has been arrested in connection with a murder in Providence, Rhode Island.