News Minute: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EST
News Minute: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EST

A Rhode Island woman whose home is one of about 7,000 without natural gas service to provide heat while temperatures plunge below freezing plans to stick it out in her house. Elizabeth Brooks says she and her husband are...

Study: Coastal property value lags due to climate change
Study: Coastal property value lags due to climate change

New research indicates Rhode Island's coastal real estate market is already feeling the effects of climate change.

7 hrs 33 mins ago
State increases estimates for casino slot machine revenue
State increases estimates for casino slot machine revenue

State officials say they are raising their estimates for slot machine revenue from Connecticut's two casinos.

8 hrs 41 mins ago
RIPTA extending bus service into Quonset Business Park
RIPTA extending bus service into Quonset Business Park

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority said it will extend bus service into Quonset Business Park as part of a pilot program.

9 hrs 5 mins ago
Police looking for women last seen at Boston bar
Police looking for women last seen at Boston bar

Boston police are looking for a 23-year-old woman who hasn't been seen since she left a bar near Faneuil Hall over the weekend.

9 hrs 29 mins ago
Trooper, tow truck driver, struck and hurt on I-95
Trooper, tow truck driver, struck and hurt on I-95

A Massachusetts State Police trooper and a tow truck driver have been struck and injured by a passing vehicle while assisting the driver of a disabled vehicle on Interstate 95.

10 hrs 57 mins ago
National Grid suspends gas to 7,100 during frigid temps
National Grid suspends gas to 7,100 during frigid temps

National Grid has suspended service to roughly 7,100 natural gas customers on Aquidneck Island because of an issue from its supplier that caused low pressure outages across Newport and Middletown.

14 hrs 33 mins ago
Armed with affection, octogenarian is an 'octopus whisperer'
Armed with affection, octogenarian is an 'octopus whisperer'

Eighty-four-year-old Wilson Menashi retired more than 25 years ago after a long career as a chemical engineer. Since then, he's spent thousands of hours volunteering at the New England Aquarium in Boston, where...

14 hrs 33 mins ago
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

The Patriots haven't been underdogs much since the Bill Belichick and Tom Brady era began with their first Super Bowl title following the 2001 season. They were underdogs heading into the AFC championship game and used...

June 8th, 3:36 AM EDT
Saugus dispatcher credited with saving newborn
Saugus dispatcher credited with saving newborn

A police dispatcher in Saugus is being credited with saving the life of a newborn boy.

January 21st, 4:24 PM EST
Biologists say seal that spent weekend on beach was resting
Biologists say seal that spent weekend on beach was resting

Officials from Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut say a juvenile harp seal who spent the weekend on a Rhode Island beach apparently was just resting.

January 21st, 2:59 PM EST
Raimondo announces initiative to fight student hunger
Raimondo announces initiative to fight student hunger

Rhode Island's governor has announced a new initiative to fight hunger among the state's school children.

January 21st, 2:35 PM EST
Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Government shutdown is Trump's fault
Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Government shutdown is Trump's fault

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is ramping up her criticism of President Donald Trump, faulting him for the partial federal government shutdown.

January 21st, 12:59 PM EST
Gasoline prices falling in Massachusetts, Rhode Island
Gasoline prices falling in Massachusetts, Rhode Island

Gasoline prices continue to fall across Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

January 21st, 11:55 AM EST
The Latest: Winter storm death toll rises to 3
January 21st, 10:27 AM EST
Arrest made in shootout that left 1 dead, another injured
Arrest made in shootout that left 1 dead, another injured

A man involved in a fatal shootout in Boston has been charged with murder.

January 21st, 10:03 AM EST
Bill seeks to speed state's transition to renewable energy
Bill seeks to speed state's transition to renewable energy

A bill filed at the Massachusetts Statehouse seeks to help speed the state's transition to renewable forms of energy.

January 21st, 9:47 AM EST
Firm chosen to restore historic African-American church
Firm chosen to restore historic African-American church

An architectural firm with extensive experience working on buildings of significance to African-American history has been chosen to oversee restoration of an historic church in Massachusetts.

January 21st, 9:11 AM EST
Officials to celebrate Martin Luther King at annual ceremony
Officials to celebrate Martin Luther King at annual ceremony

Rhode Island political, community and religious leaders plan to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. at the state's annual commemoration of the civil rights leader.

January 21st, 9:11 AM EST
Frigid air, high winds cause dangerous travel conditions
January 21st, 6:27 AM EST
Ski resort apologizes for 'overzealous' letter to workers
Ski resort apologizes for 'overzealous' letter to workers

A Massachusetts ski resort has issued an apology over a letter that told employees an incoming snowstorm was no excuse for missing work.

January 21st, 12:27 AM EST
Super Bowl: Pats vs Rams in a meeting of Past vs Future
January 20th, 10:27 PM EST
Police: Driver dies after car crashes through garage
Police: Driver dies after car crashes through garage

Officials in Saugus say a woman was killed when the car she was driving crashed through a garage and went down a snow-covered embankment.

January 20th, 5:11 PM EST
Uber critical of plan to raise fees for ride-hailing firms
Uber critical of plan to raise fees for ride-hailing firms

Uber says legislation calling for higher fees for ride-hailing companies would place an unfair burden on Massachusetts residents who rely on the service.

January 20th, 3:35 PM EST
Firefighters free horse trapped in muddy swamp
Firefighters free horse trapped in muddy swamp

It was an unusual rescue effort for some Rhode Island firefighters after a horse became stuck in a muddy swamp.

January 20th, 2:50 PM EST
Traffic safety advocates planning to gather at Statehouse
Traffic safety advocates planning to gather at Statehouse

Traffic safety advocates are planning to gather at the Statehouse this week.

January 20th, 1:14 PM EST

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