RI education board approves arming university cops

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island education officials have approved allowing the state's public higher education institutions to arm campus police. The state BoardRead More

RI to open 4 beaches for weekend use

WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is reopening its beaches for Memorial Day weekend. The state will open Scarborough North, Roger Wheeler, East Matunuck andRead More

Brown wants ‘robust response’ on climate

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Members of Brown University's governing body have asked the school to develop a "robust response" to climate change but taken noRead More

Arrest made in shooting outside pizzeria

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man accused of shooting his estranged wife and her male friend in a pizza parlor parking lot hasRead More

For sale on Craigslist: A baby?

UNDATED (NBC) — You can buy almost anything on the online classified website Craigslist. You can purchase a car, a pet, furniture, and if you'reRead More

Train carrying crude oil derails in Maine

MATTAWAMKEAG, Maine (AP) — A train carrying crude oil has derailed in eastern Maine, but there are conflicting reports on whether oil is leaking. PanRead More

Stray seal shows up at Maine hospital entrance

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A young seal somehow wandered up a steep embankment and crossed four lanes of traffic to make an unexpected appearance atRead More

Maine wardens won’t charge for skier’s rescue

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Warden Service says it will not charge a 17-year-old skier who was missing for two nights near Sugarloaf MountainRead More

Maine lobster fishery certified as sustainable

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An international organization has given its seal of approval to the Maine lobster fishery designating it as sustainable, Maine Gov. PaulRead More

Man kills himself on I-95 in Maine after standoff

HOWLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a man wanted in connection to a recent missing-persons case has killed himself after a standoff alongRead More