• Rhode Island Sep 17

    RI Woman Suffers Thermal Burns Near Yellowstone National Park's Old Faithful

    A 19-year-old Rhode Island woman suffered “significant thermal burns” in Yellowstone National Park and is being treated at the Burn Center at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho, park officials said. The woman, a park concessions employee, suffered second- and third-degree burns to 5% of her body near the Old Faithful geyser, park officials said. The…

  • Providence Sep 16

    Police Make Arrest in Fatal Shooting Outside Providence Nightclub

    Police have made an arrest in connection with a fatal shooting outside a Providence, Rhode Island, nightclub last month. Ahmad Crowell, 31, of Warwick, was held without bail at his arraignment Wednesday on first-degree murder and firearms charges. He did not enter a plea and was referred to the public defender’s office. Crowell is charged in the death of Daniel…

  • University of Rhode Island Sep 16

    Polo G Concert at URI Canceled Due to COVID Spike

    The University of Rhode Island has canceled a rap concert scheduled for later this week as it reassesses school guidelines for large campus events in light of surging coronavirus numbers nationwide. The general admission show by Polo G was scheduled to take place on Friday at URI’s basketball arena, the Thomas M. Ryan Center. “When the concert was booked...

  • Rhode Island Sep 16

    Rhode Island Focuses Vaccination Effort on High Schoolers

    Gov. Daniel McKee and other state officials urged high school students Wednesday to get a coronavirus vaccine if they want to ensure a normal school year that includes a full range of extracurricular activities including sports. “One key piece of being a team player is caring for your teammates,” the Democratic governor said during a news conference at Johnston High…

  • leaf peeping Sep 14

    New England Fall Foliage Guide 2021: Maps, Peak Color Forecast and More

    It is beginning to look like autumn as the leaves start their changeover to the brilliant colors New England proudly displays to tourists everywhere.

  • Rhode Island Sep 13

    Former Rhode Island Estate of Claus and Sunny von Bulow Sells for $30M

    A Rhode Island estate once famously owned by Claus and Martha von Bulow has sold for $30 million. Clarendon Court on Newport’s famed Bellevue Avenue mansion row was sold late Thursday, the Newport Daily News reports. The buyer’s name wasn’t disclosed. The grand estate on more than seven acres with sweeping ocean views was built in 1904 by the architect...

  • Providence Sep 7

    Providence Police Looking for Endangered Person

    Police in Providence, Rhode Island, are looking for a missing person they believe to be in danger. Elijah Elderkin, 25, was last seen by his roommate around 6:30 p.m. Sunday, police said. Elderkin is believed have left his Hope Street home in his 1997 black Honda Accord bearing Rhode Island registration TA-443. The vehicle has two stickers on the rear,…

  • forecast Sep 3

    ‘Season of Shivers': We're in for a Cold Winter, Old Farmer's Almanac Says

    Enjoy the sun while it’s still shining, because this winter may be very cold, at least according to a new forecast from the Old Farmer’s Almanac. The latest edition of the 230-year-old reference guide predicts an extra-cold winter for the United States this winter, the almanac announced this week in a news release titled, “Season of Shivers!” For eastern...


    Road Collapses in RI From Flood Damages

    The rushing floodwaters underneath the pavement caused Fairview Lane in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, to buckle and collapse.

  • ida Sep 3

    Flooding, Tornado Damage After Ida's Remnants Wreak Havoc on Region

    Wednesday’s storm ultimately dumped over 9 inches of rain in parts of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and nearly as much on New York City’s Staten Island. From flooding along the Blackstone River to a road collapse in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, NBC10 Boston has team coverage on the aftermath of the storm.

  • shooting Sep 3

    2 Dead, Including Gunman, in RI Shooting: Reports

    Two people were fatally shot in Warren, Rhode Island, Thursday, including a man with a gun, a law enforcement source told NBC affiliate WJAR. The gunman has died, the source said. After earlier reports the gunman was killed by a police officer, investigators are looking into whether the victim killed himself. A third person who was shot was taken to…

  • Extreme Weather Sep 2

    Ida Washes Away Roads in Rhode Island Neighborhood

    Roadways buckled as dirt underneath them washed away during flooding from the remnants of Hurricane Ida. NBC Boston reporter Kathryn Sotnik is in Rhode Island touring damaged areas – and says Ida’s damage is even worse than the destruction from Henri last month.

  • Rhode Island Sep 3

    ‘The Whole Road Fell': RI Woman Escapes Injury When Street Collapses

    The scene has been stabilized right now in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, but there were definitely some very frightening moments early Thursday morning. A woman who lives on Fairview Lane was driving to work around 5:40 a.m. during Thursday’s storm when the road just crumbled from underneath her. The rushing floodwaters underneath the pavement caused it to buckle and collapse....

  • storm damage Sep 2

    Remnants of Ida Tear Through Mass.

    The remnants of once-Hurricane Ida moved through Massachusetts Wednesday into Thursday, bringing gusting wind and flooding rains with it.

  • storm damage Sep 2

    Road Crumbles Under Woman's Car in Rhode Island

    Large portions of a road in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, crumbled and collapsed underneath Debbie Furtado’s car as she was driving to work.

  • ida Sep 2

    How Much Rain Did You Get From Ida? Check Our Interactive Map

    The remnants of Ida moved through New England overnight, delivering more than half a foot of rain in some areas. Though the region wasn’t as hard hit by flooding as New York and New Jersey, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut all received significant amounts of rain. Data released by the National Weather Service shows unofficial rain totals from Ida...

  • flooding Sep 3

    Ida Remnants Cause Tornado on Cape Cod, Bring Flooding, Power Outages to Mass.

    A tornado was confirmed to have touched down on Cape Cod during the intense storm activity caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida as it moved through New England, federal weather experts announced Thursday. Six tornado warnings had been issued for the Cape and Islands late Wednesday night into early Thursday morning amid strong winds and flooding rains. The last…

  • Rhode Island Aug 29

    2 Dead After Unrelated Shootings in Providence

    A pair of shootings early Saturday claimed the lives of two young men in Providence, police said. A 25-year-old man was shot at around 2 a.m. Saturday on O’Connell Street and a 23-year-old man was shot about 20 minutes later at a gas station on Branch Avenue, police said. The younger of the two victims died at the scene while…

  • social media Aug 27

    ‘Milk Crate Challenge' Prompts Warnings From Police, Kids Who Have Tried It

    A Rhode Island teenager is speaking out after the viral “milk crate challenge” sent him to the hospital. Several police departments are also putting out a warning about what they say is a dangerous trend. A 17-year-old named Graeme who lives in Warwick, attended a milk crate challenge event in a Providence park Tuesday. The trend involves people climbing stacks…

  • coronavirus Aug 25

    School Committee Pushes Back on RI Governor's School Mask Rules

    A Rhode Island school committee is pushing back against the governor’s executive order requiring masks in schools, voting to allow “conscientious objections” to the directive. The Glocester School Committee also voted Monday night to authorize lawyers to explore the legality of Gov. Daniel McKee’s order issued last week that requires students, staff and faculty in the state’s schools to...

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