A Massachusetts man who traveled to Rhode Island to have sex with a 15-year-old girl and then caused her to become a prostitute has been sentenced to 7 ½ years in prison.
The Rhode Island Senate plans to prioritize passing sexual harassment legislation in the new legislative session.
The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Rhode Island has dropped 5 cents in the past week.
A community college in Rhode Island is looking to offer winter classes to help students graduate on time.
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed has criticized President Donald Trump's canceled visit to a World War I American military cemetery in France, saying it showed an "indifference if not disrespect" to service members.
A former president of Mexico warned of the possible consequences of U.S. trade policy during a lecture at Brown University in Rhode Island.
A delay in the start of sports betting in Rhode Island is costing the state millions in expected revenue.
Authorities have released the names of the victims of a single-vehicle crash in Cranston over the weekend.
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A former president of Mexico is speaking at Brown University.
A fatal shooting is under investigation in New Bedford.
Native American leaders will march in Washington, D.C., to support a Massachusetts tribe's bid to protect its reservation lands.
Federal ocean managers are looking to increase the amount of monitoring that goes on while fishing boats are out at sea.
One person has died and two others are hospitalized after an overnight crash in Cranston.
Gondoliers from across the country have gathered in Providence to show off their racing skills and to bond.
Valuable species of shellfish have become harder to find on the East Coast because of degraded habitat caused by a warming environment.
Police say a quick-thinking bank teller helped them track down a robber by slipping a GPS tracking device in with the money.
Authorities say a woman and a child were taken to the hospital after an early-morning fire in Providence.
A special legislative commission is meeting to make sure adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities are receiving appropriate services in Rhode Island.
A 94-year-old veteran from Rhode Island is being honored for his service in World War II more than 70 years ago.
Brown University graduate students are deciding whether to unionize.
A Rhode Island lawmaker has filed a lawsuit against the city of Providence, claiming she was punished when she addressed suspected discrimination against a Hispanic co-worker.
Newport plans to review a list of recommendations for short-term rental programs issued by a task force that studied the city's housing market.
Officials in Providence are supporting a zoning change that would allow a proposed 46-story skyscraper.
The Providence Teachers Union has reached a tentative contract agreement with the city that includes pay raises and more professional development.