Brown University survey shows rise in nonconsensual contact
Brown University survey shows rise in nonconsensual contact

Students at Brown University in Rhode Island have reported an uptick in nonconsensual contact in a new survey.

Airline agent pleads guilty in ticket exchange scheme
Airline agent pleads guilty in ticket exchange scheme

An airline gate agent in Massachusetts who prosecutors say converted more than 500 mostly low-cost domestic flights to more expensive international ones at no extra cost has pleaded guilty in federal court.

4 hrs ago
State awarded grant to test school drinking water for lead
State awarded grant to test school drinking water for lead

Rhode Island has been awarded federal funding to protect students from lead in school drinking water.

4 hrs 4 mins ago
Arrest made in fire in Massachusetts church
Arrest made in fire in Massachusetts church

Authorities have arrested a man they say started a fire in a Massachusetts church.

5 hrs 28 mins ago
Authorities continue to investigate Cape Cod homicide
Authorities continue to investigate Cape Cod homicide

Authorities continue to investigate a shooting on Cape Cod that left one man dead.

5 hrs 56 mins ago
Providence police department launches recruitment drive
Providence police department launches recruitment drive

The Providence Police Department is looking to bolster its ranks.

6 hrs 12 mins ago
Rhode Island US District Court Chief Judge to step down
Rhode Island US District Court Chief Judge to step down

The head of U.S. District Court in Rhode Island is stepping down a year short of his full term and a colleague is taking his place.

6 hrs 16 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

A lawyer for a campaign aide to the state House speaker says his client was used as a "fall guy" and is anxious to clear his name at a public trial. Rhode Island's attorney general announced Friday that Jeff Britt is...

June 8th, 2:45 PM EDT
New Boston-area casino springs water leak in poker room
New Boston-area casino springs water leak in poker room

Water pouring from the ceiling forced poker players at a Boston-area casino to fold their hands and scramble from the room.

8 hrs 4 mins ago
Massachusetts woman charged in fatal stabbing of man
Massachusetts woman charged in fatal stabbing of man

A Massachusetts woman is facing charges in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 40-year-old man.

8 hrs 40 mins ago
Transportation officials launch youth bike safety program
Transportation officials launch youth bike safety program

Rhode Island's transportation department has launched a new youth bicycle safety program.

9 hrs 1 min ago
Boston Public Library holds wedding giveaway
Boston Public Library holds wedding giveaway

The Boston Public Library, one of the city's most historic institutions, is giving four lucky couples the chance to exchange marriage vows for free inside its venerable halls.

9 hrs 17 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

Boston College is turning to sophomore Dennis Grosel at quarterback against North Carolina State to try to end a two-game losing streak and keep the Eagles' hopes of a bowl game alive. Grosel replaced Anthony Brown...

June 8th, 3:36 AM EDT
The Latest: Lawyer says Speaker's campaign aide was set up
The Latest: Lawyer says Speaker's campaign aide was set up

The Latest on a campaign aide to the state House speaker being indicted on a charge of money laundering (all times local):

October 18th, 4:32 PM EDT
Criminal charges won't be filed after fatal boat crash
Criminal charges won't be filed after fatal boat crash

State environmental officials say criminal charges won't be filed after a fatal boating accident in Rhode Island.

October 18th, 3:16 PM EDT
Baker introduces sweeping overhaul to health care system
Baker introduces sweeping overhaul to health care system

Gov. Charlie Baker has introduced legislation aimed at overhauling Massachusetts' health care system by restricting how hospitals and doctors bill patients and requiring walk-in clinics to treat low-income patients on...

October 18th, 2:48 PM EDT
Hookah lounge to serve additional suspension after murder
Hookah lounge to serve additional suspension after murder

The Providence Board of Licenses has approved a three-week suspension of the license for a hookah bar where a man was stabbed to death earlier this month.

October 18th, 1:56 PM EDT
House speaker's campaign aide charged with money laundering
House speaker's campaign aide charged with money laundering

Rhode Island's attorney general says a campaign aide to the House speaker has been indicted on a charge of money laundering.

October 18th, 1:20 PM EDT
The Providence Journal owners ask for overtime pay exemption
The Providence Journal owners ask for overtime pay exemption

Rhode Island's labor department is considering a request from the owners of The Providence Journal to exempt the daily newspaper industry from state laws requiring overtime pay for Sunday and holiday work.

October 18th, 1:04 PM EDT
Army Corps considers turning Cape Cod bridges over to state
Army Corps considers turning Cape Cod bridges over to state

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it has discussed the possibility of giving the state control of two narrow and often backed-up bridges that carry traffic across the Cape Cod Canal.

October 18th, 12:28 PM EDT
Remains of Massachusetts airman killed in WWII identified
Remains of Massachusetts airman killed in WWII identified

The remains of a Massachusetts airman killed during World War II have been identified.

October 18th, 9:57 AM EDT
USS Constitution celebrates birthday with Boston Harbor tour
USS Constitution celebrates birthday with Boston Harbor tour

The USS Constitution is sailing in Boston Harbor to celebrate its 222nd birthday and the U.S. Navy's birthday.

October 18th, 8:25 AM EDT
Real estate developer faces judgment in college bribery case
Real estate developer faces judgment in college bribery case

A California real estate developer is returning to court to face sentencing for his role in a college admissions bribery scheme.

October 18th, 6:08 AM EDT
ACLU drops suit against Rhode Island over food stamp delays
ACLU drops suit against Rhode Island over food stamp delays

A three-year-old lawsuit challenging the "widespread failure" of Rhode Island's food stamp benefit system has been dropped after the state met a series of benchmarks.

October 17th, 11:00 PM EDT
Pawtucket and Woonsocket schools found to be worst funded
Pawtucket and Woonsocket schools found to be worst funded

A Rhode Island legislative task force says schools in Woonsocket and Pawtucket are badly underfunded.

October 17th, 4:20 PM EDT
Accountant convicted of helping ex-state senator defraud IRS
Accountant convicted of helping ex-state senator defraud IRS

An accountant has been convicted by a federal grand jury of conspiring with a former state senator to defraud the IRS.

October 17th, 3:36 PM EDT

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