Providence man charged with DUI in fatal highway crash
Providence man charged with DUI in fatal highway crash

A Providence man suspected of driving while intoxicated has been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal crash on Interstate 95.

News Minute: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT

A new court filing claims the U.S. Department of Interior "buckled under undue political pressure" in failing to act on an amended gambling agreement between the state of Connecticut and a federally recognized American...

June 8th, 2:45 PM
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

Boston ace Chris Sale will start Tuesday's World Series opener and David Price probably will follow in Game 2, Boston manager Alex Cora says. Sale and Price also started the first two games of both the AL Division...

June 8th, 3:36 AM
Man files excessive force lawsuit against police officer
Man files excessive force lawsuit against police officer

A Rhode Island man has sued the city of Newport and a city police officer, alleging the officer used excessive force during an arrest outside a bar three years ago.

October 17th, 2:47 PM
Sailing Hall of Fame will leave Maryland for Rhode Island
Sailing Hall of Fame will leave Maryland for Rhode Island

The National Sailing Hall of Fame will officially leave Maryland for Rhode Island, barring any last-minute discoveries.

October 17th, 11:22 AM
Council president called to apologize over confrontation
Council president called to apologize over confrontation

Some Providence city councilors are calling for Council President David Salvatore to apologize to two female colleagues after they say he yelled at them for postponing a vote.

October 17th, 1:07 PM
GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections
GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections

Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is pounding Missouri voters with the message that her Republican challenger wants to end health insurance protections for people with pre-existing conditions.

October 17th, 11:38 AM
Grants seek to improve health in several Rhode Island towns
Grants seek to improve health in several Rhode Island towns

The Rhode Island Foundation has announced $3.6 million in grants aimed at reducing health disparities in more than a dozen town and cities across the state.

October 19th, 3:14 PM
Rhode Island pair crows: We'll fight loud rooster tickets
Rhode Island pair crows: We'll fight loud rooster tickets

A Rhode Island couple is vowing to fight the three tickets they have received from police recently after their neighbors complained that their roosters are too loud.

23 hrs 46 mins ago
State claims Interior 'buckled' under political pressure
State claims Interior 'buckled' under political pressure

A new court filing claims the U.S. Department of Interior "buckled under undue political pressure" in failing to act on an amended gambling agreement between the state of Connecticut and a federally recognized American...

23 hrs 58 mins ago
Nominees announced for District Court seats
Nominees announced for District Court seats

The Rhode Island Judicial Nominating Commission has sent a list of contenders to the governor to fill two vacancies on the District Court.

October 19th, 11:34 AM
Police: 14-year-old boy brought gun to school
Police: 14-year-old boy brought gun to school

Police in Rhode Island say a 14-year-old boy brought a gun to his high school.

October 19th, 10:58 AM
Boston's FBI chief to retire in January
Boston's FBI chief to retire in January

The head of the FBI's Boston office is retiring after two decades with the agency.

October 18th, 5:26 PM
New England power grid constrained by winter fuel supply
New England power grid constrained by winter fuel supply

The official overseeing the New England electric grid says the region is threatened with winter power shortages, due to potential shortages of fuel to run generating facilities.

October 18th, 4:58 PM
Providence teacher receives $25K educator award
Providence teacher receives $25K educator award

A Rhode Island elementary school teacher has received a $25,000 award for her efforts in the classroom.

October 18th, 4:18 PM
Liquefied natural gas plant in Providence gets federal OK
Liquefied natural gas plant in Providence gets federal OK

Federal regulators have approved construction of a $180 million liquefied natural gas facility on the Providence waterfront.

October 18th, 3:54 PM
Candidate charged with stealing opponent's campaign signs
Candidate charged with stealing opponent's campaign signs

A Republican state senate candidate who police say stole campaign signs from his Democratic opponent has pleaded not guilty.

October 18th, 3:26 PM
Feds advance offshore wind plans on east and west coasts
Feds advance offshore wind plans on east and west coasts

The U.S. government is taking steps to develop offshore wind farms off both coasts.

October 18th, 2:17 PM
Newport tops state in lodging tax revenue at $2.5 million
Newport tops state in lodging tax revenue at $2.5 million

Data from the Rhode Island Department of Revenue shows Newport topped the state in lodging tax revenue for the 2018 fiscal year, collecting $2.5 million.

October 18th, 2:05 PM
Groups unite to defeat RI House Speaker's election campaign
Groups unite to defeat RI House Speaker's election campaign

Two traditionally Democratic-aligned groups have joined forces to defeat Rhode Island's Democratic House Speaker as he runs for state representative against a Republican opponent.

October 18th, 1:13 PM
Experts call attention to global warming, push for changes
Experts call attention to global warming, push for changes

The former head of the Naval Meteorology and Oceanographic Command called attention to climate change during an extreme weather symposium at the University of Rhode Island.

October 18th, 11:40 AM
Rhode Island's unemployment rate ticks down to 3.9 percent
Rhode Island's unemployment rate ticks down to 3.9 percent

Rhode Island's unemployment rate ticked down to 3.9 percent in September and the number of jobs based in the state stayed the same.

October 18th, 11:00 AM
Medical marijuana treatments approved for autistic children
Medical marijuana treatments approved for autistic children

Rhode Island health officials have approved a petition that will allow parents to use medical marijuana to treat autistic children.

October 18th, 10:04 AM
Fall foliage, tradition, wildlife star in PBS' 'AutumnWatch'
Fall foliage, tradition, wildlife star in PBS' 'AutumnWatch'

Attention would-be leaf peepers: Even if fall is a bit player where you live, PBS has got you covered.

October 16th, 6:36 PM
Ethics panel finds probable cause official violated laws
Ethics panel finds probable cause official violated laws

The Rhode Island Ethics Commission has found probable cause to believe that East Greenwich's town manager violated state ethics law by failing to disclose more than $200,000 paid in 2016 to a firm she owns in her...

October 16th, 3:55 PM
Stop & Shop agrees to better comply with disabilities act
Stop & Shop agrees to better comply with disabilities act

Federal authorities have reached an agreement with Stop & Shop supermarkets to make checkout aisles in the chain's more than 400 stores more accessible to the disabled to comply with federal law.

October 16th, 3:23 PM

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