Town council withdraws Nike boycott following criticism
Town council withdraws Nike boycott following criticism

A Rhode Island town council that approved a nonbinding resolution to boycott Nike products has reversed course.

11 hrs 39 mins ago
Rapper sentenced for accidental shooting of friend
Rapper sentenced for accidental shooting of friend

A rapper charged with killing a former Rhode Island high school basketball star has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder and been sentenced to serve 35 years in prison.

13 hrs 56 mins ago
Big changes about small fish might be in store for fishermen
17 hrs 28 mins ago
GOP's Fung wants state to help pay for officers in schools
GOP's Fung wants state to help pay for officers in schools

Republican gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung says he wants the state to chip in more for school security, saying he could pay for the plan in part by cutting the Rhode Island General Assembly's budget.

September 24th, 7:05 pm
Police charge driver of military-style vehicle with DUI
Police charge driver of military-style vehicle with DUI

Police say a man driving a military-style vehicle that truck another vehicle hauling a horse trailer on a Rhode Island highway was under the influence.

September 24th, 2:17 pm
Man fatally shot in Providence an 'innocent victim'
Man fatally shot in Providence an 'innocent victim'

Police say the 19-year-old man shot and killed in a Providence parking lot over the weekend was not the intended target.

September 24th, 12:01 pm
Police: Man riding motorcycle injured in shooting
Police: Man riding motorcycle injured in shooting

Police in Rhode Island say a 28-year-old man riding a motorcycle has been seriously injured in a shooting.

September 24th, 11:25 am
State prioritizing plans to repair 300-year-old dam
State prioritizing plans to repair 300-year-old dam

Rhode Island officials say repairs to the failing Wyoming Dam are expected to be completed by next summer.

September 24th, 10:45 am
2 charged in shooting of Boston officer face arraignment
2 charged in shooting of Boston officer face arraignment

Two men arrested in connection with the non-fatal shooting of a Boston police officer are heading to court.

September 24th, 9:37 am
Sports Minute: Here is the latest New England sports news from The Associated Press
Sports Minute: Here is the latest New England sports news from The Associated Press

Kerryon Johnson was drafted to help Detroit's woeful running game, and he's already reached one significant mark. The rookie from Auburn ran for 101 yards in Detroit's 26-10 win over the New England Patriots....

June 8th, 3:36 am
Passenger airlifted from cruise ship off Nantucket island
Passenger airlifted from cruise ship off Nantucket island

A passenger suffering a possible stroke aboard a cruise ship had to be evacuated by helicopter off Nantucket.

September 23rd, 3:28 pm
Pilot shot down over Vietnam to be buried in Rhode Island
Pilot shot down over Vietnam to be buried in Rhode Island

A U.S. Air Force pilot whose plane was shot down over Vietnam more than half a century ago will be buried will full military honors in Rhode Island.

September 23rd, 1:12 pm
New industry group to promote RI textile manufacturing
New industry group to promote RI textile manufacturing

An industry group is being launched to promote textile manufacturing in Rhode Island.

September 23rd, 11:32 am
In governor's races, Trump emerges as a defining issue
In governor's races, Trump emerges as a defining issue

Governor's races are on the ballot in 36 states this year, and the common thread running through many of them has nothing to do with state policy: It's President Donald Trump.

September 23rd, 10:20 am
1 killed, 1 injured in shooting outside housing complex
1 killed, 1 injured in shooting outside housing complex

Police say one man was killed and another was injured in a shooting outside a Providence housing complex.

September 22nd, 1:06 pm
Police: Man sought after trying to drive over officer
Police: Man sought after trying to drive over officer

Police in Rhode Island are looking for a man who they say tried to drive over a police officer.

September 22nd, 11:26 am
Patient at VA hospital diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease
Patient at VA hospital diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease

Water at three Veterans Affairs hospitals in Boston is being tested after a patient was diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease.

September 22nd, 11:02 am
Dogs to help inspect for bedbugs at Rhode Island courthouse
Dogs to help inspect for bedbugs at Rhode Island courthouse

Officials at a Rhode Island courthouse are bringing in dogs that can detect bedbugs after the pests were found on two floors.

September 22nd, 10:14 am
Mosquitoes test negative for viruses as season winds down
Mosquitoes test negative for viruses as season winds down

Environmental officials in Rhode Island say the number of mosquitoes is dwindling and the latest samples tested negative for both West Nile and Eastern equine encephalitis.

September 22nd, 9:14 am
Legionnaires' disease reported at Rhode Island nursing home
Legionnaires' disease reported at Rhode Island nursing home

Health officials have confirmed three cases of Legionnaires' disease at a Rhode Island nursing home.

September 21st, 2:33 pm
Providence school bus drivers prepare to strike as talks end
Providence school bus drivers prepare to strike as talks end

Bus drivers for Providence public schools say they are prepared to strike now that contract negotiations have stalled.

September 21st, 12:21 pm
The Latest: Australian Navy chief hopeful Cook's ship found
The Latest: Australian Navy chief hopeful Cook's ship found

The Latest on the search for Capt. James Cook's ship (all times local):

September 21st, 11:00 am
Military leaders from more than 100 countries meet
Military leaders from more than 100 countries meet

Senior military representatives from more than 100 countries have gathered in Rhode Island to talk about ways to cooperate and address shared challenges.

September 21st, 10:57 am
What's scup with that? Porgy fishermen get a boost from feds
What's scup with that? Porgy fishermen get a boost from feds

Federal fishing managers are letting fishermen catch more of a small, commercially valuable species of East Coast fish this winter.

September 21st, 10:24 am
NOAA seeks to fine 'Codfather' $3 million, revoke permits
NOAA seeks to fine 'Codfather' $3 million, revoke permits

The Massachusetts fishing magnate known as "the Codfather" is already in prison after pleading guilty to criminal charges, but his troubles aren't over.

September 21st, 10:17 am

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