Gov. Raimondo likely to lead Democratic Governors group
Gov. Raimondo likely to lead Democratic Governors group

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo could take on a more national political role.

2 hrs 17 mins ago
Proposed $1 billion power plant loses contract
Proposed $1 billion power plant loses contract

A regional power grid operator in Rhode Island has terminated a contract for a proposed $1 billion natural gas-fired power plant.

2 hrs 25 mins ago
Simulator helps experts understand how whales get entangled
Simulator helps experts understand how whales get entangled

Scientists have developed a video simulation of how whales become entangled in fishing lines, and say the technology could help lead to new and safer gear designs.

2 hrs 37 mins ago
Officials criticize changes to voter database
Officials criticize changes to voter database

Rhode Island's secretary of state is receiving increasing pushback over her decision to remove birth dates from the public voter database, which she says protects voters from identity theft.

3 hrs 13 mins ago
News Minute: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EST
News Minute: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EST

Brown University graduate students have decided to unionize. A four-day secret ballot election ended Monday at the Ivy League campus in Providence. About 60 percent of the nearly 1,000 students who voted favored joining...

June 8th, 2:45 PM EDT
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

Jalen Adams had 21 points to lead five UConn players in double figures as the Huskies pulled away from Cornell for a 91-74 win. Christian Vita added 19 points for the Huskies, one of four UConn guards to score at least 10...

June 8th, 3:36 AM EDT
Police: Guard tried to sneak drugs into prison
Police: Guard tried to sneak drugs into prison

Police have charged a Massachusetts prison guard with trying to smuggle drugs into the facility to sell to inmates.

21 hrs 34 mins ago
Brown University graduate students decide to unionize
Brown University graduate students decide to unionize

Brown University graduate students have voted to unionize.

22 hrs 50 mins ago
ACLU: Rejecting 'indecent' vanity plates unconstitutional
ACLU: Rejecting 'indecent' vanity plates unconstitutional

The American Civil Liberties plans to challenge a Rhode Island policy that bars vanity license plate applications deemed indecent.

November 20th, 1:56 PM EST
Zoning change for skyscraper project up for final vote
Zoning change for skyscraper project up for final vote

Providence officials are scheduled to give a final vote on a zoning change that would allow a proposed 46-story skyscraper.

November 20th, 11:52 AM EST
Ethics commission considers complaint against justice
Ethics commission considers complaint against justice

The state Ethics Commission is considering whether to dismiss a complaint against a Rhode Island Supreme Court justice over his involvement in a decision about clergy sex abuse.

November 20th, 11:32 AM EST
Hundreds gather to remember former first lady
Hundreds gather to remember former first lady

Former Rhode Island first lady Suzanne Carcieri (kuh-CHEHR'-ee) is being laid to rest a day after hundreds of people gathered for her wake.

November 20th, 10:16 AM EST
Gov. Raimondo 'remains open' to legal pot in Rhode Island
Gov. Raimondo 'remains open' to legal pot in Rhode Island

With recreational marijuana sales beginning in neighboring Massachusetts, Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo "remains open" to exploring options for Rhode Island.

November 20th, 9:36 AM EST
400 years after Pilgrim landing, natives finally being heard
400 years after Pilgrim landing, natives finally being heard

The seaside town where the Pilgrims came ashore in 1620 is making sure Native Americans aren't an afterthought in its 400th anniversary commemoration.

November 19th, 10:56 PM EST
Local gas prices falling as holidays approach
Local gas prices falling as holidays approach

Gas prices are falling just in time for the holiday season.

November 19th, 4:11 PM EST
Lamont backs legal pot in Connecticut like neighboring state
Lamont backs legal pot in Connecticut like neighboring state

With recreational marijuana sales beginning in neighboring Massachusetts, Connecticut's new governor-elect says he continues to support legalization in his state.

November 19th, 3:23 PM EST
Lamont stands by plan to toll only tractor trailer trucks
Lamont stands by plan to toll only tractor trailer trucks

Connecticut Gov.-elect Ned Lamont says he continues to support tolling only big rigs, despite a new study that shows more money can be generated from wider-ranging tolling.

November 19th, 3:23 PM EST
Judge: Convicted sex offender did not violate probation
Judge: Convicted sex offender did not violate probation

A judge in Rhode Island has ruled that a man who spent decades in prison for molesting children did not violate his probation by putting incorrect information on a marriage license application.

November 19th, 2:27 PM EST
Vacant building featuring lewd mural of mayor demolished
Vacant building featuring lewd mural of mayor demolished

A dilapidated building that featured an unflattering public mural of a Rhode Island mayor wearing a crown and sitting on a toilet has been torn down.

November 19th, 1:31 PM EST
Democratic senators sue over Whitaker's appointment as AG
Democratic senators sue over Whitaker's appointment as AG

Three Democratic senators have filed a lawsuit challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general.

November 19th, 11:14 AM EST
Rhode Island's top tourism official to head Boston agency
Rhode Island's top tourism official to head Boston agency

Rhode Island's top tourism official has been named the new head of the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau.

November 19th, 10:34 AM EST
Red Cross offers help to 3 families displaced by fire
Red Cross offers help to 3 families displaced by fire

The Red Cross says it's helping three Providence families who were displaced by a fire in the city's Silver Lake neighborhood.

November 19th, 9:42 AM EST
Food bank: Cost of food increases 15 percent in Rhode Island
Food bank: Cost of food increases 15 percent in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Community Food Bank says the cost of food in the state has increased by 15 percent over the past two years, outpacing wage growth.

November 19th, 7:18 AM EST
Port of Providence to test emergency siren warning system
Port of Providence to test emergency siren warning system

The Providence Emergency Management Agency is planning to conduct tests of the Port of Providence Emergency Siren Warning System,

November 18th, 4:09 PM EST
Rhode Island company gets grant for wind turbine technology
Rhode Island company gets grant for wind turbine technology

A Rhode Island company has been awarded a $3.5 million federal grant for its work to improve the aerodynamic performance of wind turbines.

November 18th, 12:53 PM EST

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