PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence police say a man shot and killed his estranged wife before fleeing to another building and killing himself.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting death in Providence.
Providence Police tweeted Saturday afternoon that officers are searching for a suspect responsible for a...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island civil rights and business leader has died.
The Providence Journal reports Michael Van Leesten died Friday. He was 80.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — City officials in Providence have shut down a nightclub after three men were stabbed.
The Providence Journal reports the city's Board of Licenses ordered Noah Lounge...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Federal funding has been awarded to renovate the railroad station in Providence.
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, a Rhode Island Democrat, announced a new $12.5 million grant...
Son: Mom was ‘a problem’ as their boat sank in 2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Vermont man whose mother was never seen again after their boat sank during a fishing trip in 2016 testified that his mother was "more kind of the problem than the...
Providence bike share program put on ‘pause’
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A bike share program in Providence has been temporarily suspended following reports that the bikes are being misused.
City denies retaliation against worker in whistleblower suit
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The city of Providence is denying a municipal employee's allegations that she was compelled to resign after years of reporting coworkers' fraudulent credit card...
Democrats call for a Senate vote on elections reform package
NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Democratic congressmen held an event Thursday in Rhode Island to try to pressure Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell into allowing a vote on a...
Education commissioner sees teacher absenteeism as concern
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island state Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green has vowed to address attendance in Providence schools as the state prepares to take control of the...
State lawmaker asks for review of airport management team
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A state lawmaker is calling for the governor to review the team that oversees Rhode Island's main airport after Norwegian Air announced it's ending trans-Atlantic service...
Man found shot to death inside SUV
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence police say a 34-year-old man has been found shot to death inside an SUV.
Officers responded to a parking lot at the corner of Eddy and Porter streets in...
Police investigate shooting at Providence club
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police say one person has been shot at a Providence nightclub and two suspects have been apprehended in nearby Cranston.
Sen. Reed to announce federal funding for Providence station
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is planning to join state transportation and Amtrak officials to announce federal funds to help modernize Providence station.
Gun control advocates call for new gun laws at rallies
Gun control advocates rallied around the country on Saturday, seeking to pressure Congress to tighten the nation's gun laws after the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, Dayton, Ohio and...
Rally calls for gun control in wake of mass shootings
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Advocates for gun control have demanded reforms at a gathering in Providence.
The Rhode Island chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America staged a rally...
School security guard accused of soliciting teen boy for sex
North Kingstown, R.I. (AP) — Police have charged a Providence school security guard with trying to solicit a teenage boy for sex.
Authorities on Friday announced the arrest of 62-year-old...
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Witness: Carman’s boat unseaworthy after modifications
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A marine surveyor says modifications that Nathan Carman made to his boat before a fishing trip with his mother would have made the vessel unseaworthy.
Trial begins over insurance for ‘suspicious’ boat sinking
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A civil trial that began on Tuesday will determine whether insurance companies must cover an $85,000 claim from a Vermont man for his boat, which sank nearly three years...
Correction: Officer Shot story
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — In a story Aug. 11 about a shooting in Providence, The Associated Press incorrectly identified a Providence police officer who was injured in the shooting as Michael...
Rhode Island health officials warn of blue-green algae risk
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island health officials are cautioning people to avoid contact with seven lakes and ponds because of potential risks from blue-green algae.
Police officer wearing bulletproof vest shot, wounded
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Providence police officer has been shot but survived in part because he was wearing a bulletproof vest.
Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements declined to identify...
Rhode Island’s oldest black church celebrating 200 years
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's oldest black church is set to celebrate its 200th anniversary this weekend.
The Congdon Street Baptist Church opened in 1819 and has had an integral...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's education commissioner says she won't rule out breaking a collective bargaining agreement with teachers if that's what it takes to overhaul Providence's...
21 arrested in major sweep tied to nightclub shootings
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Authorities say they have made multiple arrests as part of a sweeping investigation into narcotics and weapons trafficking in and around Providence.
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's education commissioner has issued her preliminary order to take over the Providence Public Schools.
Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green on Thursday sent...
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TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — The former maintenance manager of a Massachusetts skating rink is facing charges after two cameras were found in the girls' locker room.
Worker sues city over alleged whistleblower retaliation
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Providence, Rhode Island city employee who says she was compelled to resign from her previous position after years of reporting coworkers' fraudulent credit card spending...
Man sentenced to 20 years in prison for 2017 shooting
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man is sentenced to serve two decades in prison after being found guilty of a 2017 shooting.
Robert Rego, of Providence was given a 28-year sentence on...
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island State Police say a Massachusetts man has died in a two-vehicle crash on an interstate highway.
Police say a car left the travel lanes and struck the...
Convicted heroin dealer gets almost 15 years in prison
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Rhode Island man convicted of being a heroin dealer has been sentenced in federal court in Connecticut to nearly 15 years in prison.
Providence VA invites veterans to town hall meeting
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Providence VA Medical Center is inviting veterans to a town hall meeting to get updates about their health care and benefits.
Governor to ceremoniously sign childhood sex abuse bill
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's governor is planning a ceremony to mark the signing of a bill to give victims of childhood sexual abuse more time to sue.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island cities and towns are participating in a national community-building and crime prevention campaign.
The 36th annual National Night Out is scheduled for...
Rhode Island businessman Nicholas Cardi Jr. dies at 71
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Nicholas Cardi Jr., a Rhode Island businessman whose family furniture store is a fixture in parts of New England, has died. He was 71.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The owner of a Rhode Island automobile transport company has been charged with falsifying federal records, fraud, identity theft and tax evasion.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Officials in Rhode Island's capital say misuse of its first bike share program is causing problems.
The Providence Journal reports that the popular electric Jump...
Veteran Providence officer facing simple assault charge
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A decorated Rhode Island police officer has been charged with simple assault and domestic disorderly conduct in connection with an incident in June.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence's mayor and public safety commissioner say they're disappointed that a club closed by authorities after it was linked to a homicide is being allowed to reopen...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Portraits of late Providence, Rhode Island Mayor Buddy Cianci (see-AN'-see) that were removed from a city hotel in response to a complaint about his criminal past are now...
Robber who shot pawn shop owner in head gets 40 years
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man who shot a pawn shop owner in the head during a robbery has been sentenced to serve 40 years in prison.
Priest charged with drunken driving arraigned
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest from Rhode Island police say was driving drunk when he struck and injured a pedestrian was allowed to remain free on $10,000 bond at his...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island club closed by authorities after it was linked to a homicide is being allowed to reopen under certain conditions.
Skyscraper developer gets extension for tax plan
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The developer who wants to build a 46-story skyscraper in Rhode Island has been granted a deadline extension for a tax plan.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Providence city councilman who pleaded no contest to embezzling money from his campaign has officially resigned from the council.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Providence Teachers Union has declared its commitment to work with the state to reform the city's schools.
The report from the union released Monday comes less...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island elections officials say bank account information that it posted online could be the way thieves were able to steal $15,000 from Cranston Mayor Allan Fung's...