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Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 at 05:38 PM EDT

40 Students Show Symptoms of High CO Levels

40 Students Show Symptoms of High CO Levels

At least 40 students of a high school in Rhode Island are showing symptoms of carbon monoxide exposure, but fire officials haven't found high levels of CO.

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 at 01:50 PM EDT

High School Soccer Player Dies After Blood Infection

High School Soccer Player Dies After Blood Infection

A Rhode Island high school soccer player who suddenly fell ill last month and developed a dangerous blood infection has died.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 07:28 PM EDT

Police Locate Missing Pawtucket, RI Teens

Police Locate Missing Pawtucket, RI Teens

Police in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, have located two teenage girls who went missing early Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 12:58 PM EDT

1 Killed, 1 Injured in Providence Shooting on Halloween

1 Killed, 1 Injured in Providence Shooting on Halloween

One man was killed and another injured in a Halloween night shooting in Providence, Rhode Island.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 06:43 AM EDT

Arrest Warrant Issued for Second Bus Battery Theft Suspect

Arrest Warrant Issued for Second Bus Battery Theft Suspect

Rhode Island police are seeking a second suspect for the theft of 36 batteries from school buses that delayed the start of school.

Sunday, Oct 29, 2017 at 07:29 PM EDT

States Consider Best Ways to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

States Consider Best Ways to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

A special legislative commission is looking into the potential effects of legalizing recreational marijuana in Rhode Island as the state's northern neighbor readies to allow recreational marijuana sales. Bills...

Friday, Oct 27, 2017 at 10:23 AM EDT

Price for Providence Biltmore Revealed to be $43.5 Million

Price for Providence Biltmore Revealed to be $43.5 Million

Records show a Chicago-based hospitality company paid $43.5 million to purchase the Providence Biltmore Hotel.

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 02:46 PM EDT

Mother, Son Beaten in Violent Home Invasion in RI

Mother, Son Beaten in Violent Home Invasion in RI

Police in Rhode Island are searching for two people who broke into a home and beat a man and his mother in a violent home invasion.

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 01:08 PM EDT

RI Gov: PawSox Should Share Financial Info In Stadium Deal

RI Gov: PawSox Should Share Financial Info In Stadium Deal

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says if the Pawtucket Red Sox want the state to partner with them to build a new stadium, the team should share information about its finances. The Democratic governor told...

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 at 01:49 PM EDT

Man Charged With Underage Sex Trafficking in FBI Probe

Man Charged With Underage Sex Trafficking in FBI Probe

A Massachusetts man has been charged by Rhode Island police as part of a nationwide FBI probe into underage human trafficking.