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Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 at 11:57 AM EDT

Teenage Boy Fatally Shot Outside RI High School Identified

Teenage Boy Fatally Shot Outside RI High School Identified

The teenage boy who was killed Wednesday after being shot outside of a high school in Providence, Rhode Island has been identified. William Parsons, 15, succumbed to his injuries and was described as an...

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 06:30 PM EDT

Student Shot Outside Providence High School Dies

Student Shot Outside Providence High School Dies

A student shot outside of a high school in Providence, Rhode Island, has died from his injuries. According to WJAR-TV police responded to a call of shots fired at about 2 p.m. in the area of Fricker and...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 10:07 AM EDT

R.I. Official Releases New Online Tools to Help Businesses

R.I. Official Releases New Online Tools to Help Businesses

Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea says her office has made new online tools available so it's easier for businesses to grow in Rhode Island.

Monday, Sep 3, 2018 at 05:32 PM EDT

Memorial for Student Who Died From Sudden Illness Vandalized

Memorial for Student Who Died From Sudden Illness Vandalized

A memorial honoring a student athlete who died from a sudden illness has been vandalized in Rhode Island. A large rock at Warwick's Toll Gate High School was painted as a tribute to 16-year-old Gianna Cirella...

Sunday, Sep 2, 2018 at 02:10 PM EDT

Health Officials Say Boil Water Notice Could Last for Days

Health Officials Say Boil Water Notice Could Last for Days

Water company officials say customers of five public water systems serving parts of Narragansett and South Kingstown may need to boil their water for several more days.

Sunday, Sep 2, 2018 at 11:11 AM EDT

Motorcyclist Killed, 2 Others Injured in Crash on I-95

Motorcyclist Killed, 2 Others Injured in Crash on I-95

A motorcyclist has been killed and two other people injured in a crash on Interstate 95 in Rhode Island.

Saturday, Sep 1, 2018 at 08:56 PM EDT

New Casino in Rhode Island Opens to the Public

New Casino in Rhode Island Opens to the Public

A new casino in Rhode Island has opened to the public.

Saturday, Sep 1, 2018 at 03:50 PM EDT

Rhode Island Land Trust Acquires Land Bordering Connecticut

Rhode Island Land Trust Acquires Land Bordering Connecticut

A land trust in the northwest corner of Rhode Island says it has accepted a donation of land that borders Connecticut.

Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 06:50 AM EDT

R.I. Schools Submit Plan for Virtual Snow Day Lessons

R.I. Schools Submit Plan for Virtual Snow Day Lessons

A Rhode Island school district is looking to become the first in the state to offer virtual learning days rather than canceling school due to snow.

Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 05:59 AM EDT

R.I. School Bus Drivers Threaten to Strike

R.I. School Bus Drivers Threaten to Strike

Providence school bus drivers are threatening to strike only days before students head back to school.

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