RI school districts receive grants to support homeless students

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s education department has awarded grants to eight districts to support homeless students. Gov. Dan McKee and Commissioner Angélica Infante-GreenRead More

Police: 3 juveniles taken into custody after crashing stolen SUV into another vehicle, building in RI

Three juveniles were taken into custody after crashing a stolen SUV into another vehicle in Providence, Rhode Island on Wednesday, police said. A surveillance cameraRead More

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Interior Department approves 2nd large US offshore wind farm

The Biden administration approved an offshore wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island on Wednesday as part of a plan to deploy 30 gigawattsRead More

Police release name of Rhode Island man shot by police

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island on Wednesday released the name of the armed man shot and killed during a confrontation with officersRead More

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Police in Rhode Island fatally shoot man pointing rifle

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island shot and killed a man who pointed a rifle at officers and ignored repeated commands to dropRead More

Surveillance video shows car slamming into house in Providence, RI

A surveillance video captured the moment a car slammed into a house in Providence, Rhode Island late Sunday night. The car hit the foundation underneathRead More

Rhode Island’s main airport awarded $14.8M federal grant

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A nearly $15 million federal grant for Rhode Island’s main airport will help sustain it financially and keep the traveling publicRead More

A year later, Rhode Island buildings still say ‘Plantations’

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island dropped “Providence Plantations” from its name a year ago, but not from its buildings. Providence Plantations is written inRead More

Sex offender gets 19 years in prison for child porn charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man previously convicted of child molestation and child pornography has been sentenced to more than 19 years inRead More

State workers could get $3,000 bonus for COVID vaccinations

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — State government workers in Rhode Island could soon be receiving a bonus for getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Democratic Gov. Daniel McKee’sRead More