- Man's body found buried under Rhode Island house deck Updated: May-29-15 8:43 pm
BURRILLVILLE, Rhode Island - Police in Rhode Island say a body has been found outside a home where authorities were searching for clues in the disappearance of a Massachusetts man.
- Epileptic man to be tried in death of Navy base officer Updated: May-29-15 4:59 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Trial begins Tuesday for an epileptic man charged with striking and killing a Naval Station Newport police detective with his truck, despite multiple warnings from his doctor not to drive.
- Exotic dancer files wage lawsuit against Providence club Updated: May-29-15 4:17 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - An exotic dancer has brought a class-action lawsuit against a Providence strip club seeking recovery of wages allegedly not paid, damages and legal fees.
- Portsmouth picks former Navy official as administrator Updated: May-29-15 8:07 am
PORTSMOUTH, Rhode Island - Portsmouth has tapped a former top Navy official to serve as the town's administrator.
- Suspect in Woonsocket slaying held without bail Updated: May-29-15 7:33 am
WOONSOCKET, Rhode Island - A man charged with fatally stabbing the mother of his two children in their Woonsocket apartment has been held without bail.
- Beret manufacturer wins contract worth more than $29 million Updated: May-29-15 6:20 am
WOONSOCKET, Rhode Island - The federal government has awarded a Rhode Island firm a contract worth more than $29 million to produce berets for American military personnel.
- Former boxing champ launches prostate cancer campaign Updated: May-29-15 4:43 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A world heavyweight boxing champion has launched a national prostate cancer awareness campaign in Providence.
- Bill would give I-195 businesses a tax exemption Updated: May-28-15 7:10 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The state Senate majority leader is introducing legislation that would allow businesses on former Interstate 195 land in Providence to be exempt from property taxes for four years before paying taxes incrementally.
- Red Sox president says others in region interested in PawSox Updated: May-28-15 4:57 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Boston Red Sox President Larry Lucchino says other New England communities have approached the team's Triple-A minor league affiliate as it tries to work out a deal with Rhode Island for a private-public partnership to build a new waterfront ballpark in Providence, but he won't say which ones.
- ACLU challenging marriage ban for some Rhode Island inmates Updated: May-28-15 4:33 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island is suing the state Department of Corrections director on behalf of two inmates and the women they're not allowed to marry.
- Worcester city manager: No public funds for PawSox stadium Updated: May-28-15 10:39 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The city manager of Worcester, Massachusetts, says the community has no intention of using public money to finance a stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox.
- Woonsocket stabbing suspect caught in Boston Updated: May-28-15 6:18 am
WOONSOCKET, Rhode Island - The suspect in a fatal stabbing in Woonsocket earlier this week has been apprehended in Boston.
- Police investigate after woman shot in Providence Updated: May-28-15 6:05 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Providence police are investigating the shooting of a 29-year-old woman.
- RI receiving $1 million to combat contaminated properties Updated: May-28-15 1:41 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island is getting more than $1 million from the federal government to help with the environmental cleanup of several so-called brownfield sites.
- State officials propose new toll on trucks to fix bridges Updated: May-27-15 3:50 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A proposed toll on commercial vehicles would pay for a $700 million revenue bond to repair Rhode Island's deteriorating bridges, state officials announced Wednesday.
- Republican lawmakers critical of Convention Center Authority Updated: May-27-15 3:37 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Republican lawmakers say the facilities operated by the Rhode Island Convention Center Authority are too often empty, managers there need to do more to control costs and their marketing plans aren't attracting enough new business.
- After 8 years, RI unemployment rate drops out of 10 worst Updated: May-27-15 3:32 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island has dropped out of the top 10 states with the worst unemployment rate for the first time in nearly eight years.
- State officials report increase in black bear sightings Updated: May-27-15 11:41 am
CUMBERLAND, Rhode Island - Wildlife officials are reporting an increase in black bear sightings in Rhode Island.
- General Assembly leaders want to raise minimum wage to $9.60 Updated: May-27-15 11:12 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Leaders in the General Assembly have agreed to raise the minimum wage to $9.60.
- Restaurant chain agrees to pay $300,000 in back wages Updated: May-27-15 8:02 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The owner of several Rhode Island restaurants and bars has agreed to pay $303,000 in back wages and damages to cooks, dishwashers and other low-wage workers.
- Team Brunel wins transatlantic leg of Volvo Ocean Race Updated: May-27-15 7:43 am
LISBON, Portugal - Team Brunel scored a close win on the transatlantic seventh leg of the Volvo Ocean Race on Wednesday to move into third place overall.
- Cargo plane lands safely despite landing gear malfunction Updated: May-27-15 4:02 am
NORTH KINGSTOWN, Rhode Island - A Rhode Island Air National Guard cargo plane has landed safely after its landing gear malfunctioned.
- Midnight basketball returns to Providence Updated: May-27-15 1:31 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Midnight basketball is returning to Providence for the first time in 15 years.
- Students rally in Providence for bus passes Updated: May-26-15 4:55 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - High school students in Providence are calling on the city's mayor to reduce the minimum distance students must walk to school to qualify for a bus pass.
- Newport festival to mark 50th year since Dylan went electric Updated: May-26-15 4:14 pm
NEWPORT, Rhode Island - This year's Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island plans to pay tribute to the moment when Bob Dylan made rock history by going electric 50 years ago.