Body found in woods identified as woman missing since May
Body found in woods identified as woman missing since May

Authorities say human remains found in a rural area of Massachusetts have been identified as a Florida woman who went missing from her sister's nearby home in May.

Youth group files lawsuit over Providence 'gang database'
Youth group files lawsuit over Providence 'gang database'

A youth advocacy group is alleging that the use of a database to identify suspected gang members by Providence police and members of Mayor Jorge Elorza's administration violates the First Amendment.

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State says transgender soldiers welcome in National Guard
State says transgender soldiers welcome in National Guard

Gov. Charlie Baker's administration says transgender soldiers remain welcome in the Massachusetts National Guard, despite President Donald Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.

2 hrs 26 mins ago
Soccer player convicted of lying to feds to get a green card
Soccer player convicted of lying to feds to get a green card

A former professional soccer player from Liberia has been convicted of lying about his marriage to a Rhode Island woman in order to gain permanent legal residency in the U.S.

2 hrs 54 mins ago
Police make arrest in 1988 death of 10-year-old girl
Police make arrest in 1988 death of 10-year-old girl

Rhode Island police have made an arrest in the 1988 killing of a 10-year-old girl.

3 hrs 14 mins ago
Regulators: new casino not cheating gamblers out of winnings
Regulators: new casino not cheating gamblers out of winnings

Massachusetts gambling regulators say their preliminary investigation shows the new Encore Boston Harbor casino isn't cheating gamblers out of their winnings as a class action lawsuit alleges.

3 hrs 26 mins ago
News Minute: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT

The first building to officially open on the 20-acre plot of land in Providence made vacant by the relocation of Interstate 195 has been dedicated. Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo cut the ribbon Wednesday on the Wexford...

June 8th, 2:45 PM EDT
Developer: Regulatory delay could put wind farm in jeopardy
Developer: Regulatory delay could put wind farm in jeopardy

The company planning a major wind farm off the Massachusetts coast is warning the project could be in jeopardy if a federal environmental review stretches on much longer.

3 hrs 58 mins ago
Innovation Center opens on former I-195 land
Innovation Center opens on former I-195 land

The first building to officially open on the 20-acre plot of land in Providence made vacant by the relocation of Interstate 195 has been dedicated.

4 hrs 22 mins ago
Man gets prison for threats made to Harvard black event
Man gets prison for threats made to Harvard black event

An Arizona man authorities say threatened to bomb Harvard University and shoot people who attended the Ivy league school's black commencement has been sentenced to more than a year in prison.

6 hrs 2 mins ago
Man charged with murder in 2016 death of toddler
Man charged with murder in 2016 death of toddler

Authorities in Massachusetts have charged a California man with murder in the death in 2016 of a 2-year-old boy.

7 hrs 14 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

Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the Boston Red Sox, has died. He was 85. A Red Sox spokesman confirmed his death. Green played parts of four seasons with the Red Sox and one with the New York Mets from...

June 8th, 3:36 AM EDT
Artist withdraws slave memorial project after NAACP objects
Artist withdraws slave memorial project after NAACP objects

A black artist says he's withdrawing his proposal for a slave memorial in front of Boston's Faneuil Hall after the NAACP objected.

23 hrs 22 mins ago
Man charged with kidnapping, sexually assaulting girl
Man charged with kidnapping, sexually assaulting girl

Authorities have arrested a Connecticut man they say kidnapped a 12-year-old girl from a Massachusetts park, brought her to a wooded area where he sexually assaulted her, and then abandoned her in an unfamiliar neighborhood.

July 17th, 3:06 PM EDT
EEE detected in Massachusetts for the first time this year
EEE detected in Massachusetts for the first time this year

Massachusetts public health officials say the potentially fatal eastern equine encephalitis virus has been detected in the state for the first time this year.

July 17th, 2:38 PM EDT
Connecticut slot revenue down again amid growing competition
Connecticut slot revenue down again amid growing competition

Revenue generated by slot machines at Connecticut's two casinos was down for the 12th consecutive month in June, amid new regional competition.

July 17th, 2:02 PM EDT
Group wants to end protections for seals to deal with sharks
Group wants to end protections for seals to deal with sharks

A Massachusetts citizen's group is calling for eliminating federal protections for seals as Cape Cod officials seek ways to protect beachgoers from sharks.

July 17th, 1:58 PM EDT
Maine AG wants fed crackdown on non-compete contracts
Maine AG wants fed crackdown on non-compete contracts

Maine's attorney general is adding the Pine Tree State to a group of 18 states that's calling on the Federal Trade Commission to protect workers from labor practices it sees as anticompetitive.

July 17th, 1:02 PM EDT
Veteran police officer to oversee Child Protective Services
Veteran police officer to oversee Child Protective Services

A veteran police officer has been hired to head the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families investigative unit.

July 17th, 12:50 PM EDT
Providence school board nominates interim superintendent
Providence school board nominates interim superintendent

The beleaguered Providence Public Schools have a new interim superintendent who previously held the post 15 years ago.

July 17th, 12:34 PM EDT
Driver suffers minor injuries when car slides under truck
Driver suffers minor injuries when car slides under truck

Fire officials say they are "amazed" that a driver whose car roof was crushed when his vehicle slid under a tractor-trailer wasn't seriously hurt.

July 17th, 12:26 PM EDT
6th suspect arrested in death of North Providence man
6th suspect arrested in death of North Providence man

Police say a sixth suspect has been arrested in connection with the beating and stabbing death of a Rhode Island man killed after he left a nightclub in Providence's Federal Hill neighborhood.

July 17th, 11:34 AM EDT
School committee approves deal to restore sports in Warwick
School committee approves deal to restore sports in Warwick

The restoration of sports programs and several other initiatives in a Rhode Island school district has taken another step forward.

July 17th, 11:06 AM EDT
War college announces departure of its financial officer
War college announces departure of its financial officer

The financial officer at the U.S. Naval War College is leaving, but college officials say his departure isn't connected to an investigation at the school.

July 17th, 9:42 AM EDT
Power problems roil Boston subway line
Power problems roil Boston subway line

A power outage is causing major problems on a Boston subway line.

July 17th, 9:02 AM EDT
Body found in wooded area could be missing woman
Body found in wooded area could be missing woman

A woman's body was been found in a rural area of Massachusetts and authorities are trying to determine whether it's the body of a woman who went missing from her sister's nearby home in May.

July 17th, 8:50 AM EDT

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