News Minute: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT

The Massachusetts Senate is continuing to debate its version of a proposed $42.7 billion annual state budget. The 40-member chamber spent Tuesday plowing through hundreds of proposed amendments to the spending plan. Among...

Maine weighs taking guns from some individuals
Maine weighs taking guns from some individuals

Maine could allow police to take guns from certain individuals as part of Democratic-led calls for firearms control.

10 hrs 51 mins ago
3 people rescued from Rhode Island waters
3 people rescued from Rhode Island waters

Fire officials in Rhode Island say three people had to be rescued from the Sakonnet River after their power boat was swamped.

11 hrs 15 mins ago
Eatery temporarily closes after workers falls ill
Eatery temporarily closes after workers falls ill

A famous Massachusetts restaurant has closed temporarily after a food handler was diagnosed with salmonella typhi.

11 hrs 59 mins ago
Rhode Island Senate approves bill to change license plates
Rhode Island Senate approves bill to change license plates

An effort is underway to replace Rhode Island's distinctive 'wave' license plates and more than double the cost of the new ones.

13 hrs 59 mins ago
Florida man indicted in Rhode Island on bank fraud charges
Florida man indicted in Rhode Island on bank fraud charges

Federal prosecutors in Rhode Island say a Florida man stole the identities of people, and used the information to apply for ATM cards, which he then used to fraudulently withdraw money from their bank accounts.

15 hrs 4 mins ago
Police: 1 person hurt in officer-involved shooting
Police: 1 person hurt in officer-involved shooting

Authorities in Massachusetts are investigating what's being described as an officer-involved shooting.

17 hrs 32 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

Rowdy Tellez had two homers and five RBIs and Randal Grichuk also homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 10-3. Toronto won for just the fifth time against Boston at Rogers Centre since the start of the...

June 8th, 3:36 AM EDT
Homeless man charged with murder in connection with stabbing
Homeless man charged with murder in connection with stabbing

A Massachusetts homeless man has pleaded not guilty to murder in connection with a stabbing at a park.

May 21st, 7:57 PM EDT
Kraft trial postponed while prosecutors appeal video ruling
Kraft trial postponed while prosecutors appeal video ruling

A Florida judge has delayed the trial of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on a misdemeanor charge that he paid for sex at a massage parlor.

May 21st, 5:21 PM EDT
Lawyer, vintner plead guilty in college admissions case
Lawyer, vintner plead guilty in college admissions case

A New York lawyer and a Napa Valley vintner have admitted to participating in the college admissions bribery scheme.

May 21st, 3:53 PM EDT
Ex-bank teller gets month in prison for stealing over $100K
Ex-bank teller gets month in prison for stealing over $100K

A former teller at a Massachusetts bank has been sentenced to a month in prison for stealing more than $100,000 from elderly clients.

May 21st, 3:29 PM EDT
Nonprofit concerned about HIV spread among drug addicts
Nonprofit concerned about HIV spread among drug addicts

A Boston nonprofit is voicing concern about the continued spread of HIV among residents struggling with opioid addiction.

May 21st, 3:29 PM EDT
Cooley signs extension to stay at Providence
Cooley signs extension to stay at Providence

Providence coach Ed Cooley has agreed to a multiyear contract extension to remain with the Friars and withdrawn his name from consideration for the top job at Michigan.

May 21st, 3:09 PM EDT
Ethics commission fines Lt. Gov. $250 over Taiwan trip
Ethics commission fines Lt. Gov. $250 over Taiwan trip

Rhode Island Lt. Gov. Daniel McKee has been fined $250 by the state Ethics Commission for failing to disclose a trip he took to Taiwan.

May 21st, 2:29 PM EDT
Wind developer seeks proposals for whale monitoring system
Wind developer seeks proposals for whale monitoring system

The developer of a wind farm off Massachusetts is taking steps to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale.

May 21st, 2:05 PM EDT
Rhode Island club closed after double shooting nearby
Rhode Island club closed after double shooting nearby

A Rhode Island nightclub has been temporarily closed after two people were injured in a shooting nearby.

May 21st, 1:13 PM EDT
Boston toddler struck, injured by police cruiser
Boston toddler struck, injured by police cruiser

Boston police are investigating injuries sustained by a toddler who was struck by a department cruiser.

May 21st, 12:53 PM EDT
TF Green to offer nonstop service to Dominican Republic
TF Green to offer nonstop service to Dominican Republic

Rhode Island's T.F. Green Airport will soon start offering nonstop flights to the Dominican Republic.

May 21st, 11:53 AM EDT
Man who stole veteran father's benefits gets prison time
Man who stole veteran father's benefits gets prison time

A Massachusetts man who evaded authorities for three years after he was charged with stealing more than $100,000 in veterans' benefits from his father has been sent to prison for up to three years.

May 21st, 11:01 AM EDT
Police: Man stole car, used it in gas station robbery
Police: Man stole car, used it in gas station robbery

Police have arrested a man they say stole a car from one gas station and then drove it to another gas station that he then robbed.

May 21st, 10:17 AM EDT
Massachusetts Senate to begin debating $42.7B state budget
Massachusetts Senate to begin debating $42.7B state budget

The Massachusetts Senate is set to begin debating its version of a proposed $42.7 billion state budget.

May 21st, 10:05 AM EDT
Coast Guard to open 3 seasonal stations this week
Coast Guard to open 3 seasonal stations this week

The Coast Guard is opening three seasonal stations later this week.

May 21st, 10:01 AM EDT
Pianist injured in building facade collapse files lawsuit
Pianist injured in building facade collapse files lawsuit

An aspiring concert pianist whose career was likely ended when she lost a finger and suffered other severe injuries when a Boston restaurant's brick and concrete facade collapsed on her has sued.

May 21st, 9:29 AM EDT
Authorities investigate death of 13-year-old girl
Authorities investigate death of 13-year-old girl

Authorities in Massachusetts are investigating the death of a 13-year-old girl.

May 21st, 8:33 AM EDT
Complexity of Connecticut toll plan could delay vote
Complexity of Connecticut toll plan could delay vote

Connecticut lawmakers may not vote on a highway tolling bill until after the legislative session ends, given the complexity of the bill.

May 20th, 2:51 PM EDT

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