- Authorities looking for missing boy in Portsmouth Updated: Jul-31-15 8:24 pm
PORTSMOUTH, Rhode Island - Portsmouth officials say a water search is underway for a boy who went missing while swimming with family members.
- 3-day Newport Jazz Festival kicks off; Miles Davis honored Updated: Jul-31-15 5:04 pm
NEWPORT, Rhode Island - Rhode Island's Newport Jazz Festival has kicked off its three-day celebration of all things jazz, including a tribute to jazz legend Miles Davis.
- Pet owners warned of spreading canine virus in Providence Updated: Jul-31-15 4:32 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Providence officials are warning dog owners that canine parvovirus is spreading around the city.
- 2 injured in South Kingstown house fire; DEA, ATF on scene Updated: Jul-31-15 4:17 pm
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, Rhode Island - Two men were taken to the hospital after an explosion and fire at a South Kingstown home.
- U. of Cincinnati shooting puts spotlight on campus police Updated: Jul-31-15 4:02 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - When an Ohio prosecutor charged a campus police officer with murder in the death of a driver during a traffic stop, he offered a harsh judgment on University of Cincinnati police, saying the school should not be in the business of law enforcement at all.
- Governor announces recipients of job training grants Updated: Jul-31-15 3:02 pm
WARWICK, Rhode Island - More than 20 Rhode Island organizations have been awarded state grants of up to $25,000 to enhance job training as part of a new initiative.
- Woman hit by truck in Providence suffers serious injuries Updated: Jul-31-15 2:19 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - State police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit by a truck and seriously injured while crossing a highway in Providence.
- Rhode Island officials to crack down on impaired boating Updated: Jul-31-15 1:45 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island law enforcement agencies say they are cracking down on impaired boating.
- Rhode Island DEM monitoring fish kill in rivers Updated: Jul-31-15 10:20 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is monitoring what they call a "large fish kill" in the Seekonk and Providence Rivers.
- Police: Woman struck by car while with her 2 children Updated: Jul-31-15 5:23 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Police say a woman in Providence was struck by a car while she was with her two children.
- Providence council candidate, manager charged with fraud Updated: Jul-30-15 9:19 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A former Providence City Council candidate and his campaign manager are charged with election fraud in connection with the 2014 primary.
- Barge accident dents wind farm foundation off Rhode Island Updated: Jul-30-15 4:44 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A barge accident off the coast of Rhode Island has dented the foundation of what will be the nation's first offshore wind farm.
- Indictment in Mother's Day killing seen by victim's daughter Updated: Jul-30-15 4:17 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A Rhode Island man has been indicted on murder and other charges in the fatal stabbing of a woman in front of her daughter on Mother's Day.
- Rhode Island child welfare agency to undergo major overhaul Updated: Jul-30-15 4:04 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Gov. Gina Raimondo and state officials announced Thursday that the state's child welfare agency will undergo a complete overhaul to improve services and implement stronger financial controls following years of mismanagement that led to budget deficits in the tens of millions.
- Rooming house resident stabbed after argument over TV volume Updated: Jul-30-15 7:58 am
EAST GREENWICH, Rhode Island - A 60-year-old resident of an East Greenwich rooming house has been charged with stabbing his neighbor after being asked to turn down a television.
- ACLU asks Cranston mayor to release police assessment Updated: Jul-30-15 5:13 am
CRANSTON, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island branch of the American Civil Liberties Union is calling on Cranston Mayor Allan Fung to release the full report of the state assessment of the Cranston Police Department.
- Fire officials: Train struck tractor-trailer at crossing Updated: Jul-30-15 5:10 am
WOONSOCKET, Rhode Island - Authorities in Rhode Island say a train collided with a tractor-trailer and flipped it over onto its side.
- Police: Man was producing meth in trunk of car Updated: Jul-29-15 4:52 pm
GLOCESTER, Rhode Island - Authorities say a Glocester man is in federal custody after police discovered a batch of methamphetamine being produced in the trunk of the car he was driving.
- Soup kitchen offers free meal for return of Jesus statue Updated: Jul-29-15 3:11 pm
PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island - "Have you found Jesus?" That's what employees at a Rhode Island soup kitchen are asking after a religious statue disappeared from the kitchen's garden.
- Rhode Island emergency officials announce cooling centers Updated: Jul-29-15 2:47 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Around a dozen Rhode Island communities are opening cooling centers so people can get out of high heat and humidity that is gripping the region.
- Rhode Island mandates HPV vaccine for seventh-graders Updated: Jul-29-15 2:07 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Seventh-graders in all public and private schools in Rhode Island are now required to get the HPV vaccine.
- Police: Bicyclist seriously injured after being hit by car Updated: Jul-29-15 10:13 am
WARWICK, Rhode Island - Police say a bicyclist was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Warwick.
- Rhode Island single-family home sales increase 8 percent Updated: Jul-29-15 10:01 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Sales of single-family homes increased 8 percent in Rhode Island in the second quarter of the year, and median prices are also on the rise.
- Middletown orders inquiry into computer purchase Updated: Jul-29-15 7:31 am
MIDDLETOWN, Rhode Island - Middletown's town council has ordered an investigation into potential irregularities in the recent purchase of $1 million worth of computer equipment for the town's schools.
- Jury awards $125,000 to victim of lead paint poisoning Updated: Jul-29-15 7:16 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A Rhode Island jury has awarded $125,000 to a 19-year-old who sued her landlord for lead poisoning she says she suffered while living in a Pawtucket apartment when she was 2.