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Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 05:49 PM EST

'Sell Drugsz' Rapper Gets 3 Years for Heroin Trafficking

'Sell Drugsz' Rapper Gets 3 Years for Heroin Trafficking

A Rhode Island rapper whose songs include "Sell Drugsz" and "Feds Watching" was sentenced this week to three years in federal prison for trafficking heroin and fentanyl. Michael Persaud, aka "Montana Millz," 30,...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 09:39 AM EST

Man Charged With Child Porn for 2nd Time

Man Charged With Child Porn for 2nd Time

For the second time, a Rhode Island man is facing charges in connection with child pornography, according to state police.

Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 03:33 PM EST

Fatal Stabbing Suspect Not Indicted by Grand Jury

Fatal Stabbing Suspect Not Indicted by Grand Jury

A grand jury has declined to indict a Providence man who had been charged with fatally stabbing his sister's ex-boyfriend.

Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 05:24 AM EST

Foundation Approves Grant to Restore The Breakers Landscape

Foundation Approves Grant to Restore The Breakers Landscape

Officials are planning a multimillion-dollar restoration project on the landscape at The Breakers mansion in Newport.

Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 02:34 PM EST

Woman's Body Found After Fire in Triple-Decker Home

Woman's Body Found After Fire in Triple-Decker Home

A body has been found in one of three triple-deckers that burned in a massive fire in Providence, Rhode Island, over the weekend.

Sunday, Jan 7, 2018 at 05:54 PM EST

Cranston Police Looking for Missing Elderly Woman

Cranston Police Looking for Missing Elderly Woman

A 74-year-old woman is missing from Cranston, Rhode Island, according to her family.

Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 at 08:24 PM EST

T-Rex Takes on The Snow in Rhode Island

T-Rex Takes on The Snow in Rhode Island

A costumed person dressed as a T-Rex to snowblow in East Providence, RI.

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 11:32 AM EST

Retired Boxer Vinny Paz Surrenders to Police in Assault Case

Retired Boxer Vinny Paz Surrenders to Police in Assault Case

Former boxer Vinny Paz has been released on $5,000 personal recognizance following an appearance in a Providence, Rhode Island courtroom Wednesday morning.

Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 at 12:34 PM EST

Retired Boxer Vinny Paz Wanted for Alleged Assault on Man

Retired Boxer Vinny Paz Wanted for Alleged Assault on Man

Police in Rhode Island are searching for retired boxing champ Vinny Paz following an alleged assault late Monday night in Providence.

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 at 08:00 AM EST

Man Charged With Trafficking Over 100 Pounds of Marijuana

Man Charged With Trafficking Over 100 Pounds of Marijuana

Police in Massachusetts have arrested a Rhode Island man they say showed up at a shipping company in a brand-new pickup truck he had paid cash for to claim two crates that contained 112 pounds of marijuana.