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Suspect in Federal Hill slaying ordered detained 2019-10-21 19:58:42Prosecutors believe Joel Francisco, 41, stabbed Troy Pine, 46, following an altercation inside Nara Hookah Loung on Oct. 2.

Bridge sections of bike path to close for 2019-10-21 19:32:09The bridges carrying sections of the East Bay Bike Path have become structurally deficient, according to RIDOT and the DEM.

Westminster Street on-ramp to close as 6/10 overhaul 2019-10-21 19:30:43Those seeking to access the 6/10 Interchange from Westminster Street will need to make a detour starting next month.

State lays out new protocol for response to 2019-10-21 19:20:53The protocol will give guidelines for response and support and how agencies should exchange information.

Mattiello backtracks on marijuana power grab 2019-10-21 19:00:37At issue is a provision in the budget giving state lawmakers a veto over all new marijuana regulations.

Warwick police seek ID of bike theft suspect 2019-10-21 18:59:42The theft took place Oct. 12 at the Dick's Sporting Goods on Bald Hill Road, according to police.

Providence’s plastic bag ban begins Tuesday 2019-10-21 18:31:28The ban prohibits retailers from offering single-use plastic bags at checkout counters unless they apply for an exemption.

Dunkin’ to introduce meatless sandwich nationwide 2019-10-21 18:29:11Dunkin' will soon offer its meatless breakfast sandwich nationwide.

Doreen Costa, Jerry Zarrella picked as honorary Trump 2019-10-21 18:12:34Costa is a former GOP state representative, while Zarella is a developer who switched parties to support the president.

State investigating claims MTM ‘coerced’ taxi companies into 2019-10-21 18:08:47A complaint filed by Daniel Moriarty alleges taxi operators contracted with MTM regularly operate outside of their authorized territories and charge i

Rhode Islanders missing out on millions in unclaimed 2019-10-21 17:30:58Over the past five years, unclaimed lottery prizes total $13.6 million dollars, according to a Target 12 review of data from the Rhode Island Lottery.

Police investigating uptick in people shot with paintballs 2019-10-21 16:37:06People have been hit by paintballs at bus stops, outside laundromats and on bicycles, according to police.

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Narragansett students tackle academic pressure in ‘Ranked’ 2019-11-09 00:30:00Members of the Narragansett High School Theater have been busy rehearsing for next week’s East Coast premiere of a new musical exploring how tee

Cold case cop lectures on forensic crime solving 2019-11-09 00:15:00Pawtucket Police Det. Susan Cormier is determined to change the perception surrounding cold cases. It’s not Sherlock Holmes smoking a pipe while

A helping hand: Tri-County Community Action marks milestone 2019-11-08 00:30:00Tri-County Community Action Agency celebrated the opening of its new Occupational Training Center in North Kingstown with a ribbon cutting on Wednesda

Petition for partisan elections in Narragansett to proceed 2019-11-08 00:15:00The Narragansett Town Council declared Monday that a petition by resident Win Hames that seeks to end the nonpartisan election of Town Council and Sch

NK voters reject additional town hall funding 2019-11-07 00:30:00North Kingstown voters delivered two decisive results in a special election Tuesday, as Question 1 failed with 58 percent of votes opposing the measur

South Kingstown Town Council mulls moving meeting stream 2019-11-07 00:15:00The town of South Kingstown might drop its live broadcasts of Town Council meetings on a local public access cable channel, opting instead to use a fr

Future of NK town hall may be decided 2019-11-02 00:30:00It’s been almost four years since the North Kingstown Town Hall was vacated, but the debate over its future continues to be one of the prevalent

SK couple celebrates milestone 60th anniversary 2019-11-02 00:15:00By any measure, whether just people applauding you or convincing U.S. Census data, Fern and Al Early are in a special category that their love and com

Narragansett, NK High Schools receive $20K of science 2019-11-01 00:30:00Teachers at Narragansett and North Kingstown high schools have each received $20,000 worth of chemistry equipment, supplies and training through a pro

Chamber of Commerce director stepping down 2019-10-31 00:30:00Elizabeth Berman has lived most of the last decade as southern Rhode Island’s “Chamber Lady.” This week she steps away from that rol

South County Health Centennial: South County Health plots 2019-10-26 00:30:00The most visible part of South County Hospital’s history is the stately brick building at 100 Kenyon Ave. and the land on which it rests.It&rsqu

Point Judith water shows raised levels of disinfection 2019-10-26 00:15:00The town has told customers of the Point Judith drinking water system that it has found levels of disinfection byproducts in the water that were above

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Cranston mayor's wife changing name to Fenton-Fung 2019-11-11 10:08:09Barbara Ann Fenton, the politically active wife of Cranston’s term-limited Republican mayor, Allan Fung, confirms that she has filed paperwork i

Motorcyclist dies in South Kingstown crash 2019-11-11 09:45:22SOUTH KINGSTOWN — A motorcyclist died in a one vehicle accident on Route 1 Sunday, police Lt. Mark Sgalia said in a news release.The motorcyclis

Environmental police officer struck by dirt bike; Coventry 2019-11-11 09:37:41WEST GREENWICH — A state environmental police office fire his service weapon at a man who, the officer said, struck and injured him with a dirt

'Mayor Pete' holds R.I. rally; line goes around 2019-11-10 22:05:51'He's young,' says one East Providence woman, 'but he's grown up.'

R.I. Korean War vet, 91, recalls the difficult 2019-11-10 20:44:31“We fought them around the clock, without eating. Without sleeping. Without ammunition.”

Plane that landed on I-95 to have wings 2019-11-10 19:36:28EXETER — The small plane that landed on Route 95 north Saturday night will be examined by the National Transportation Safety Board after it

Art Providence rises where RISD Christmas show used 2019-11-10 18:51:27Juried show includes art, crafts of 150 creators

Dems, GOP sparring over witnesses to call as 2019-11-10 18:31:15Democrats seek to keep focus on Trump; Republicans want to broaden scope

Political Scene: And the highest R.I. government pensions 2019-11-10 17:45:28Retired judges, state administrators and school superintendents lead the list

Gas outage suits amended to reflect report 2019-11-10 17:10:30The class actions initially filed in January now target specfic failures by utilities in the January freeze-out on Aquidneck Island.

Warwick cops want help catching robbers 2019-11-10 13:20:33WARWICK — Two suspects tried to rob a house Friday afternoon in the area of Draper Avenue and Longmeadow Avenue, the Warwick police said.Th

New exhibit about the census opens at Rhode 2019-11-10 10:56:07PROVIDENCE (AP) — A new exhibition about the history of the census has opened at the Rhode Island State Archives.Secretary of State Nellie Gorbe

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