PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The state of Rhode Island has recognized several public sector groups for their renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island say a Massachusetts woman who flipped her car onto its roof after striking a home identified herself to investigating officers as Hello...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea says a contract has been awarded to build a new central voter registration system for the state.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man charged with sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl in a wooded area near a bike path has been held without bail.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A police officer for the town of East Greenwich is on paid administrative leave following his arrest on domestic violence charges.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island congressman is helping bring donated books from the Library of Congress libraries and schools in the state.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Pawtucket police have launched a new effort to solve a 2005 fatal shooting.
WPRI-TV reports the police department has included the case of Marcos "Mikey" Cruz in a new...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island say two people have been stabbed in a Pawtucket home and a third person is under arrest.
Pawtucket man pleads guilty to drug charges
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man who fled a traffic stop as federal investigators were about to arrest him during a drug investigation has pleaded guilty to fentanyl and cocaine...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former supervisor at a Rhode Island group home that contracted with the state child welfare agency has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sex trafficking a...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Pawtucket's mayor says taxpayer money was used to cover more than $100,000 in police detail costs for the Pawtucket Red Sox last year in an effort to keep the team from...
PawSox to unveil sign language jerseys
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Pawtucket Red Sox are unveiling special uniforms with "PawSox" spelled out in sign language that they will wear at Deaf Awareness Night at McCoy Stadium next...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island police say they chased a woman driving a stolen pickup truck while under the influence through several cities and towns for about 25 minutes before she crashed...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — After luring Pawtucket, Rhode Island's minor league baseball team, the city of Worcester, Massachusetts may be going after its most famous business.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island mayor says he thinks the governor misspoke when she said he criticized toy company Hasbro.
Gov. Gina Raimondo told WPRO-AM on Monday that Massachusetts...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says Massachusetts officials are "aggressively courting" Pawtucket-based Hasbro, to lure the toy company across the border.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Six groups have come forward with proposals for the reuse of the McCoy Stadium property after the Pawtucket Red Sox leave town.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police say a 4-year-old child found unresponsive at the bottom of a Rhode Island hotel's swimming pool remains in the hospital.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Firefighters say an unconscious 4-year-old was pulled from a hotel pool in Rhode Island.
Firefighters responded to the Hampton Inn in Pawtucket, Rhode Island on Friday...
Massachusetts makes its play for toy maker Hasbro
BOSTON (AP) — State economic development officials in Massachusetts are considering trying to lure Rhode Island-based toy company Hasbro across the border.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a student who sued Pawtucket public school officials, alleging they knew about a pattern of sexual harassment and molestations at...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police say they found more than 50 animals living in deplorable conditions at a Rhode Island home.
Pawtucket Detective Sgt. Christopher LeFort says six dogs, 12 birds,...
Ex-state senator sentenced on bank fraud and tax charges
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former state senator has been sentenced to two years in federal prison on bank fraud and tax charges.
Rhode Island's U.S. Attorney, Aaron Weisman, says 47-year-old...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two dancers at a famous Rhode Island strip club have pleaded no contest to misdemeanor prostitution charges.
The Providence Journal reports that 26-year-old Neish...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A 29-year-old woman from Massachusetts has been sentenced to three life sentences in prison in connection with the shooting death of a man in Rhode Island.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island officials are asking for proposals to redevelop and operate a stadium when the Pawtucket Red Sox leave.
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Man wanted in fatal crash caught in Rhode Island
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man authorities say caused a fatal crash and then fled the scene has been apprehended in Rhode Island.
13 charged following probe of spas in Rhode Island
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police in Pawtucket say more than a dozen women have been charged following an investigation of two massage parlors in the city.
Police: Driver ran over man, dragged him with car
LYNN, Mass. (AP) — Police say a Massachusetts man drove over a Rhode Island man and dragged him with his vehicle.
Lynn police say 24-year-old Ronald Allen has been charged with assault with...
Gunman in 2016 Rhode Island killing pleads guilty
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A reputed gang member has pleaded guilty to shooting a young father from Rhode Island who was found dead inside his crashed car in 2016.
WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police have arrested a specialist at a Rhode Island middle school they say sent sexually explicit photos of himself to a 13-year-old girl.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The Pawtucket Red Sox organization says it plans to stay involved in the Rhode Island community even after its upcoming move to Worcester, Massachusetts.
Judge rules against release of internal police reports
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A judge has ruled against a Rhode Island man's attempt to get immediate access to police internal affairs reports.
The Providence Journal reports the judge said in...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island politicians and Pawtucket residents gathered in the city over the weekend to mark the renaming of a street for a venerated social club.
Man shot, killed outside halfway house
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man has been shot and killed outside a halfway house in Pawtucket.
The Providence Journal reports 37-year-old Napoleon Andrade was killed at around 9:30...
Police make arrest in 2013 fatal shooting
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police have arrested a man in connection with a 2013 fatal shooting in Rhode Island.
U.S. Marshals and Pawtucket police arrested 47-year-old Juan Gibson, of...
Bullet grazes man’s head in Pawtucket
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting in Rhode Island that left a man suffering from a minor injury from a bullet that grazed his head.
Man charged after 2 shot inside apartment
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police in Pawtucket have charged a man in connection with a double shooting in the city.
Detective Sgt. Christopher LeFort tells the Providence Journal that a...
Senator removes political video filmed in court chambers
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island State Sen. Donna Nesselbush has removed a political video from her official Facebook page because it was filmed in court.
PawSox to audition singers to perform the national anthem
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — The Pawtucket Red Sox are looking for people to sing the national anthem during the upcoming 2019 season.
The Boston Red Sox Triple-A affiliate is holding auditions from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Warwick Mall.
Singers will have about two minutes before the judges to sing the national anthem or any other song that could be performed at a baseball game.
Pawtucket prepares to launch school speed cameras
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A second Rhode Island city is planning to launch speed cameras in school zones.
Pawtucket signed a five-year contract with Sensys Gatso USA to install the cameras in December.
City officials tell WPRI-TV they have not decided how many cameras will be installed or where they will be, but they are looking at a springtime launch.
3rd person arrested in theft of Boston officer’s gun
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A third person has been arrested in connection with the theft of a Boston police officer's gun in Rhode Island.
Pawtucket police say 24-year-old Kyle Benford conspired with two Rhode Island strip club dancers to steal the weapon Feb. 2, which had been locked in his car's glove box. He was arrested over the weekend and charged with larceny and conspiracy.
Strip club dancers say officer paid them $2,500 for sex
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police and court records say two Rhode Island strip club dancers charged with stealing a Boston police officer's gun are alleging the officer paid them $2,500 for sex.
Strip club dancers charged in theft of police officer’s gun
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Two strip club dancers have been charged with stealing a Boston police officer's handgun, prompting the department to place the officer on leave and open an internal investigation.
Police say 25-year-old Neish Rivera, 22-year-old Melissa Dacier, and the officer went to a Providence strip club before going to a hotel last Saturday.
Hasbro earnings miss expectations amid Toys R Us demise
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Hasbro returned to a profit in its fourth quarter, but the toy company's performance still fell short of Wall Street's expectations as it continues to deal with the demise of Toys R Us.
Shares fell 7.3 percent in Friday premarket trading.
Hasbro Inc., whose brands include Nerf and Power Rangers, earned $8.8 million, or 7 cents per share, for the period ended Dec. 30. A year earlier it lost $5.3 million, or 4 cents per share.
Bail denied for man charged in 2013 Warwick City Park murder
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A judge has denied bail for the person charged in the 2013 killing of a 66-year-old Rhode Island man whose body was found stuffed in a trash barrel at a park.
Warwick police on Tuesday announced that 33-year-old Michael Soares, of Pawtucket, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of John "Jack" Fay. Soares was ordered held without bail during his arraignment Wednesday morning.
Rhode Island to consider new uses for PawSox stadium
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The state of Rhode Island is looking to find new uses for the Pawtucket Red Sox stadium now that the team is moving to Worcester, Massachusetts.
Boston Red Sox equipment truck to stop in Rhode Island
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The equipment truck for the Boston Red Sox will stop in Rhode Island on its way to Florida for spring training.
The truck plans to stop Monday at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, the home of the Pawtucket Red Sox, the Boston Red Sox Triple-A affiliate.
PawSox fans are invited to welcome the truck around 1 p.m. It'll leave for Fort Myers, Florida about 45 minutes later.