Police follow ‘substantial leads’ in Brown attack

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence police are following "substantial leads" in a weekend assault that left a Brown University basketball player in the hospital withRead More

RI State police awarded for response to bombs

SCITUATE, R.I. (AP) — Members of the Rhode Island State Police have been honored for their response to the April 15 Boston Marathon bombings duringRead More

Lawyer: Assault on Brown athlete was self-defense

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WHDH) — A Connecticut man charged with assault on a Brown University basketball player that left him hospitalized with severe head injuries actedRead More

More than 300 attend fundraiser for RI bomb victim

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — More than 300 people have attended a fundraiser for Heather Abbott, a Newport woman who lost part of her left legRead More

Warwick police to identify body found in park

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Police say a man whose body was found in a trash barrel at Warwick City Park may have been killed onRead More

Police search for RI college student from Pa.

SKIPPACK, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a University of Rhode Island student who disappeared while driving home to Pennsylvania last week pleaded for informationRead More

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