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Suspect in Federal Hill slaying ordered detained New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 2019-10-21 18:29:11Dunkin' will soon offer its meatless breakfast sandwich nationwide.

Doreen Costa, Jerry Zarrella picked as honorary Trump New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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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Milestone moment: Thundermist Health Center celebrates 50th anniversary 2019-10-17 00:30:00Thundermist Health Center celebrated their 50th anniversary in style last Thursday night with a gala at the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center where

Pints and Pumpkins fundraiser for Courthouse Center tonight 2019-10-17 00:15:00Fall is in full swing, and with it, all things pumpkin, and the famed orange gourd will be front and center today at the TwoTen Oyster Bar & Grill

Prout students fight to end distracted driving 2019-10-12 00:30:00A new student-led campaign to promote traffic safety and end drunk and distracted driving has spread its wings, so to speak, at The Prout School.

Faith, fur and friends found at blessing of 2019-10-12 00:15:00Blessed are our friends, whether slithering, chirping, meowing, barking or simply crawling at a real tortoise pace.

Fascitelli Center is new home of URI engineering 2019-10-11 00:30:00Bright fall sunlight streamed through the large glass exteriors of the University of Rhode Island’s new Fascitelli Center on Monday as more than

Narragansett Town Council holds off on ‘behavior guidelines’ 2019-10-11 00:15:00A proposal in Narragansett to institute an ordinance setting “behavior guidelines” for town meetings drew rebukes from the ACLU of Rhode I

Worth the Weight: Ocean State Wellness Center opens 2019-10-10 00:30:00After the West Bay YMCA closed its doors on April 30 and months of work refurbishing and renovating the building, the new Ocean State Community Wellne

Local nonprofit to be featured on NBC’s ‘Today’ 2019-10-10 00:15:00Set your DVRs: A pair of local organizations could get some worldwide exposure Friday morning on NBC’s “Today” show.

South County Health Centennial: Computers have modernized every 2019-10-05 00:30:00In 1962, South County Hospital’s clinical laboratory was processing 14,125 procedures annually. Within 15 years, that number had shot up to 275,

NK names teacher, support professional of the year 2019-10-05 00:15:00Quidnessett Elementary School special education teacher Tara George and Hamilton Elementary School teaching assistant Nancy Ciccone have been named th

Local resident seeks donations to help save Kenyon’s 2019-10-04 00:30:00An online campaign has launched to raise money to help Kenyon’s Grist Mill after the local institution was denied a spot at the Big E this year,

School Committee appoints McGair as new SKHS principal 2019-10-04 00:15:00The South Kingstown School Committee has appointed Chip McGair as the new principal at South Kingstown High School.

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R.I. Foundation puts money into restoring trust in New! 2019-10-22 23:20:00PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Foundation announced Tuesday that it will distribute $425,000 in locally raised funds to finance outreach efforts

Providence welcomes back renowned street artist Shepard Fairey New! 2019-10-21 22:30:08The Los Angeles-based street artist who graduated from RISD in 1992 has returned to the creative capital this week for the opening of his exhibit at t

As Jennifer Lawrence's wedding filled Newport with stars, New! 2019-10-21 21:47:06Despite a plethora of social media posts proclaiming meetings with the stars, inquiries about celebrity sightings to local businesses Monday following

Providence murder suspect Joel Francisco makes court appearance New! 2019-10-21 20:23:56The man accused of carrying out an Oct. 2 slaying inside a Federal Hill lounge has made an appearance in a Texas federal court following his weekend c

Settling a contract fight, Twin River to pay New! 2019-10-21 20:14:10Company's president says state reneged on deal to loosen the language governing debt-to-revenue ratio; state says that claim is 'patently false.'

Joel Francisco being held in Texas for Federal New! 2019-10-21 19:26:09Joel Francisco, accused of fatally stabbing a man in a hookah bar on Federal Hill, has made an initial appearance in U.S. District Court in San Antoni

Developer, ex-lawmaker to lead Trump reelection campaign in New! 2019-10-21 19:20:42Former Republican Rep. Doreen Costa and developer Gerald Zarrella were picked as "honorary state chairs" of the Trump reelection campaign in Rhode I

RICAS results out Tuesday, another 'truth-telling moment' for New! 2019-10-21 17:45:45PROVIDENCE — Tuesday morning, Rhode Islanders will have a chance to see whether students here have made gains on the Rhode Island Common As

Judge vacates killer's child molestation conviction in 2006 New! 2019-10-21 16:29:39PROVIDENCE — A Superior Court judge last week vacated a Woonsocket man's conviction for raping an 8-year-old girl in 2006, finding that he wasn

R.I. State Police, advocates develop plan to help New! 2019-10-21 16:10:03Law enforcement officials and child welfare advocates on Monday announced a new plan to identify and help victims of child pornography.The measures we

North Smithfield brothers charged with illicitly videotaping people New! 2019-10-21 13:40:32NORTH SMITHFIELD — A North Smithfield man was charged with video voyeurism after the police found him walking out of the woods near so

Another high-flying drone spotted near Boston's Logan Airport New! 2019-10-21 11:26:53BOSTON (AP) — A drone has been spotted by the crew of a commercial plane near Boston's Logan International Airport for the second time in less

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