- Officials identify couple dead in apparent murder-suicide Updated: Sep-01-15 3:35 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Officials have identified a Providence couple who died in August in what police believe was a murder-suicide.
- Officials: 28 Rhode Island bridges in critical condition Updated: Sep-01-15 3:31 am
PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has completed its inspection of the state's 230 structurally deficient bridges.
- Stadium opponents rally at waterfront land eyed by PawSox Updated: Aug-31-15 7:55 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - This land is your land. This land is my land.
- 'Lonely' tagger to pay for cleanup of Providence graffiti Updated: Aug-30-15 2:49 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A 19-year-old Rhode Island man who acknowledged painting pink-and-white messages about loneliness on Providence buildings has agreed to pay for the cleanup.
- Police: man held after woman stabbed in front of her home Updated: Aug-30-15 12:40 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Police say a 23-year-old homeless man is in custody after a woman was stabbed several times in front of her Providence home.
- Elections board to stop enforcing aggregate limit for donors Updated: Aug-30-15 10:40 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island's Board of Elections says it won't enforce a campaign finance law that a major Republican donor says he intentionally violated to prod the state into acknowledging it's unconstitutional.
- 4 arrested at alleged Providence brothel Updated: Aug-28-15 8:07 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Four people have been arrested following a raid at what police describe as a brothel in a Providence apartment.
- AP's Smith wins reporting award for RI political coverage Updated: Aug-27-15 1:57 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Associated Press correspondent Michelle Smith has won a regional journalism award for distinctive coverage of Rhode Island politics.
- Bus riders to protest against possible RIPTA fare hikes Updated: Aug-27-15 11:17 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Bus riders are planning a rush-hour rally to protest possible fare hikes on the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority.
- Clothing line: Newport business wrongfully used whale design Updated: Aug-26-15 4:56 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A luxury clothing manufacturer is suing a Newport company, saying it infringed on its "iconic" smiling whale design.
- Providence man in arson-for-profit plot gets 6 ½ years Updated: Aug-26-15 3:39 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A Providence man has been sentenced to 6 ½ years in prison after he was convicted of orchestrating a scheme to set fire to a multi-family building he owned in an effort to collect more than $725,000 in insurance.
- 2 RI politicians announce new communications directors Updated: Aug-26-15 1:05 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - There's some shuffling going on in the offices of two Rhode Island politicians.
- Narragansett Beer moving forward with Rhode Island location Updated: Aug-26-15 5:11 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A Providence-based brewing company is continuing efforts to move its production to Rhode Island.
- Providence bar at center of Fox bribery scandal sold Updated: Aug-25-15 6:11 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A Providence bar that allegedly bribed former Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox in order to get a liquor license has been sold.
- Cranston City Council votes "no confidence" in Mayor Fung Updated: Aug-24-15 9:12 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Cranston City Council has narrowly approved a symbolic resolution expressing no confidence in Republican Mayor Allan Fung's leadership.
- Police: 2 dead in Providence possible murder-suicide Updated: Aug-24-15 6:08 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Providence police say a man fatally shot his former girlfriend and himself over the weekend in an apartment at a high-rise public housing complex for the elderly and disabled.
- Rhode Island to host 2017 governors meeting Updated: Aug-24-15 4:17 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The National Governors Association has chosen to hold its 2017 summer meeting in Rhode Island.
- Tiny insect prompts closure of bathrooms in Providence Updated: Aug-24-15 2:10 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Officials closed several public bathrooms in Providence, after someone reported seeing a "flea-sized" insect in one of them.
- Providence record store robbed of classic rock albums Updated: Aug-24-15 7:43 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The thieves that have twice hit a Providence vintage record store took the "Stairway to Heaven" and made off with "Money."
- Police investigate shooting, stabbing outside Providence bar Updated: Aug-24-15 3:16 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Authorities are investigating a stabbing and shooting that happened outside of a Providence bar.
- Prisoner surrenders failing to return from work release Updated: Aug-23-15 1:37 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island state police say a 53-year-old prison inmate has surrendered to authorities after he failed to return from his work release assignment on Saturday night.
- Specter of 38 Studios looms over PawSox stadium proposal Updated: Aug-23-15 11:10 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The shadow of failed video game company 38 Studios comes up repeatedly as the owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox make their pitch to build a stadium in Providence.
- Councilwoman proposes limiting off-campus student density Updated: Aug-23-15 10:49 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A Providence city council member is proposing to limit the number of college students who can live in a single-family house.
- Rhode Island native's obit asks support for Tom Brady Updated: Aug-22-15 5:20 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - An obituary for a New England Patriots fan in the Providence Journal includes a shout out to quarterback Tom Brady as he fights a four-game NFL "Deflategate" suspension.
- Police: Wrong-way driver dies in I-95 crash in Rhode Island Updated: Aug-22-15 2:34 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island state police say a man going the wrong way on Interstate 95 in Providence has been killed after colliding with two other vehicles.