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Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 01:53 PM EDT

New Tesla Store Opening in Rhode Island Up in the Air

New Tesla Store Opening in Rhode Island Up in the Air

Plans for a new Tesla store in Rhode Island have been put on hold indefinitely. The electric car manufacturer had received permission to open a store at a former Hyundai dealership in Warwick, and the city's...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 03:02 PM EDT

ACLU Opposes RI Town's Bid to Charge School Bus Fees

ACLU Opposes RI Town's Bid to Charge School Bus Fees

The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island and R.I. Legal Services are urging the state's education commissioner to reject a proposal to charge Warwick Public Schools students to ride the school...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 02:12 PM EDT

Democrats Press for Tariff Relief for Fishing Industry

Democrats Press for Tariff Relief for Fishing Industry

A group of Democrats in Congress says fishermen are headed for a financial disaster due to increasing tariffs, and the government should be prepared to provide relief. The effort is led by Rep. Seth Moulton of...

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 09:39 AM EDT

Providence, RI Firefighter Charged With Felony Assault

Providence, RI Firefighter Charged With Felony Assault

A Rhode Island firefighter has been arrested for severely beating an auto body shop owner and his son.

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018 at 10:03 PM EDT

Child Dies in Crash While Riding Bike

Child Dies in Crash While Riding Bike

State police in Rhode Island are investigating a crash that has killed a child who was riding a bike. The victim was hit after 3:30 p.m. on Poppasquash Road in Bristol on Tuesday.

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018 at 03:37 PM EDT

Hospital Operator Begins Using Temporary Workers Amid Strike

Hospital Operator Begins Using Temporary Workers Amid Strike

A hospital operator in Rhode Island is using temporary workers to care for hundreds of patients after nurses went on strike.

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018 at 03:09 PM EDT

Dispute Over Chicken Manure Dumped at Wedding Site Settled

Dispute Over Chicken Manure Dumped at Wedding Site Settled

A dispute between Rhode Island landowners over a load of chicken manure that ruined a wedding has been settled.

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 01:12 PM EDT

2 Arrested After Several Hospitalized in RI Brawl

2 Arrested After Several Hospitalized in RI Brawl

Police say they have arrested two individuals in connection to a brawl at the Blow Hookah Lounge in Rhode Island.

Sunday, Jul 22, 2018 at 08:26 AM EDT

One Shot, Three Injured in Rhode Island Incident

One Shot, Three Injured in Rhode Island Incident

Rhode Island investigators say one person was shot in Cranston's Park Avenue early Sunday morning.

Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 at 01:13 PM EDT

Crash Sends Motorcyclist to Hospital in Critical Condition

Crash Sends Motorcyclist to Hospital in Critical Condition

A motorcyclist is in critical condition at Rhode Island Hospital with injuries sustained in a crash.

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