Former Boy Scouts chaplain told to hire an attorney
Former Boy Scouts chaplain told to hire an attorney

A former volunteer Catholic chaplain for the Boy Scouts in Rhode Island charged with sexually assaulting a teenager with disabilities has been ordered by a judge to hire a lawyer.

Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway
Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man walking on an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man's disabled vehicle, police say.

Samuel Vaccaro
Authorities investigate death of Mount Washington climber
Authorities investigate death of Mount Washington climber

The U.S. Forest Service says police are investigating the death of a Mount Washington climber who apparently slipped and fell more than 300 feet (91 meters) into a boulder-strewn area.  

THE OPIOID CRISIS: New challenges to addiction treatment
THE OPIOID CRISIS: New challenges to addiction treatment

There is a high demand for addiction treatment in Fall River.

Chloe Leshner
'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett has turned himself in following accusations of filing a false police report
'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett has turned himself in following accusations of filing a false police report

Chicago police say ``Empire'' actor Jussie Smollett has turned himself in to face a charge of making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck.

Survivors, victims' families mark Station fire anniversary
Survivors, victims' families mark Station fire anniversary

It's been 16 years since the Station nightclub fire, but for the survivors and the families of the 100 victims, the pain is still raw. Many of them visited the Station Fire Memorial Wednesday night to pay tribute.

John Krinjak
Officers officially commended for saving mother and baby
Officers officially commended for saving mother and baby

The Cumberland officers say they were just doing their job when they responded to the house fire.

Tim Tries It: Axe Throwing
Tim Tries It: Axe Throwing

Axe throwing may look easy, but it takes a lot of skill and technique. Tim Studebaker checks out Axe Bar in Lincoln in this edition of Tim Tries It.

Tim Studebaker
Self-driving shuttles will hit the streets of Providence this spring
Self-driving shuttles will hit the streets of Providence this spring

A fleet of self-driving shuttles are being tested this week in Quonset. The six fully electric vehicles nicknamed "Little Roady" will hit the streets of Providence this spring.

Amanda Pitts
DEM unveils new beach parking rate proposals
DEM unveils new beach parking rate proposals

Rhode Islanders may have to pay increased fees to access state beaches this summer.

Samuel Vaccaro
Warwick Center for the Arts could be forced to move locations
Warwick Center for the Arts could be forced to move locations

The city needs more office space after a pipe burst in City Hall last year. Now the mayor is considering moving next door to the armory where the gallery has been for more than 40 years.

Chloe Leshner
3rd child flu death reported in Massachusetts
3rd child flu death reported in Massachusetts

Public health officials in Massachusetts have confirmed a third pediatric flu death in the state this season.

Samuel Vaccaro
Victims of the Station Nightclub fire remembered on 16th anniversary
Victims of the Station Nightclub fire remembered on 16th anniversary

Mourners visited the Station Nightclub Fire memorial Wednesday to honor the 100 lives lost in station night club fire 16 years ago to the day.

Alison Pierel
Fall River man arrested after making social media threats
Fall River man arrested after making social media threats

A Fall River man has been arrested after making terroristic threats towards an individual and a business.

Samuel Vaccaro
Dartmouth Police investigating armed home invasion
Dartmouth Police investigating armed home invasion

Dartmouth Police responded to a home on Gibson Terrace around 10:20 a.m. Wednesday to learn that four unidentified male suspects entered the home while brandishing a firearm.

Samuel Vaccaro
State: 1-year-old girl brought to hospital
State: 1-year-old girl brought to hospital

Child welfare officials in Rhode Island say a 1-year-old was brought to the hospital last week and her condition was probably the result of "maltreatment."

Samuel Vaccaro
Update: Providence Police seeking suspect in sexual assault investigations
Update: Providence Police seeking suspect in sexual assault investigations

Providence Police are seeking the help of the public to identify the suspect believed to be involved in several sexual assault cases. 

Samuel Vaccaro
Neighbors concerned after Providence rapist's police detail pulled
Neighbors concerned after Providence rapist's police detail pulled

When convicted child rapist Richard Gardner first moved to the Washington Park neighborhood following a 30-year prison sentence, his arrival came with a round-the-clock police detail to monitor his New York Avenue home.

John Krinjak
Rhode Islanders voice climate change concerns at sea level rise meeting
Rhode Islanders voice climate change concerns at sea level rise meeting

The meeting was supposed to focus on the impact of rising seas on property values. But it became a protest about the Green New Deal.

Federal loans available to small businesses impacted by the natural gas outage
Federal loans available to small businesses impacted by the natural gas outage

Small businesses that lost out during the natural gas outage on Aquidneck Island have an opportunity to get some financial help.

Chloe Leshner
First responders help Tiverton couple deliver baby in parking lot
First responders help Tiverton couple deliver baby in parking lot

A surprise delivery occurred at the Tiverton Police Department Monday as officers helped a woman in labor give birth to a baby girl in the parking lot.

Woonsocket woman flees Police, charged with DUI
Woonsocket woman flees Police, charged with DUI

A Woonsocket woman was arrested Tuesday on multiple charges after fleeing from North Smithfield Police officers.

Samuel Vaccaro
UPDATE: Driver charged in fatal East Providence DUI crash
UPDATE: Driver charged in fatal East Providence DUI crash

The driver of a pickup truck involved in a fatal Monday afternoon was charged with DUI, death resulting. 

John Krinjak
Fall River teen to be arraigned on murder charge
Fall River teen to be arraigned on murder charge

The juvenile suspect in a Fall River homicide investigation will go before a judge Tuesday afternoon.

Samuel Vaccaro
Governor calls for investing in Rhode Island parks, beaches
Governor calls for investing in Rhode Island parks, beaches

Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo says Rhode Island needs to invest more in its state parks and beaches.

Samuel Vaccaro
VT Senator Bernie Sanders to run in 2020 election
VT Senator Bernie Sanders to run in 2020 election

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020.

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