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Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 03:42 PM EDT

Deaths Inside Rhode Island Home Called a Murder-Suicide

Deaths Inside Rhode Island Home Called a Murder-Suicide

Police are now calling the deaths of a man and woman found shot inside a Rhode Island home a murder-suicide.

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 03:34 PM EDT

26 People Indicted, Guns, Drugs Seized in Investigation

26 People Indicted, Guns, Drugs Seized in Investigation

Federal prosecutors say 26 people are facing charges and authorities seized more than two dozen guns and a significant amount of drugs during a series of raids in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 at 01:21 PM EDT

Providence School Bus Drivers on Strike

Providence School Bus Drivers on Strike

School bus drivers have hit the picket lines in Providence, leaving parents scrambling for ways to get their kids to school. About 200 drivers for the school district's bus contractor went on strike Thursday...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 05:08 PM EDT

RI Hospital Takes New Approach to Treating Parkinson's

RI Hospital Takes New Approach to Treating Parkinson's

A program in Rhode Island is making a difference for some Parkinson's disease patients.">A program in Rhode Island is making a difference for some Parkinson's disease patients.

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 10:27 AM EDT

Rapper Sentenced for Accidental Shooting of Friend

Rapper Sentenced for Accidental Shooting of Friend

A rapper charged with killing a former Rhode Island high school basketball star has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder and been sentenced to serve 35 years in prison.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 11:15 AM EDT

28-Year-Old Man Injured in Providence, R.I. Shooting

28-Year-Old Man Injured in Providence, R.I. Shooting

Police in Rhode Island say a 28-year-old man has been seriously injured in a shooting.

Sunday, Sep 23, 2018 at 01:36 PM EDT

Pilot Shot Down Over Vietnam to Be Buried in Rhode Island

Pilot Shot Down Over Vietnam to Be Buried in Rhode Island

A U.S. Air Force pilot whose plane was shot down over Vietnam more than half a century ago will be buried will full military honors in Rhode Island.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 08:53 AM EDT

Car Wash Owner Charged with Allowing Illegal Animal Surgery

Car Wash Owner Charged with Allowing Illegal Animal Surgery

The owner of a Rhode Island car wash has been charged with allowing illegal dog ear cropping surgery at his business. WJAR-TV reports that 32-year-old Daniel Guerriero was released on $20,000 personal recogniza...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 10:42 AM EDT

Pests, Mold Found at R.I. High School, Parents Disgusted

Pests, Mold Found at R.I. High School, Parents Disgusted

Parents say conditions at a Rhode Island high school that was rated one of the ten worst in the state last year haven't improved.

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 11:22 AM EDT

Police Dive Team Practicing Drill Locates Actual Human Body

Police Dive Team Practicing Drill Locates Actual Human Body

A police dive team in Rhode Island conducting a routine body recovery drill has come across an actual human body.

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