Rhode Island councilman faces calls to resign after footage of drug arrest released
Bodycam video shows the man identifying himself as a council member, at which point the officer says, "You’re a councilman in Cranston, smoking crack, with crack on you. What do you think the constituents would say?"
30 years after Rhode Island woman found dead in apartment, daughter expects new evidence in cold case
Lori Lee Malloy was found dead in her apartment, lying naked and bruised on the floor, in 1993. The sink in the bathroom was still running, and there were two empty glasses on a table, police said.
‘Yes, there is a Santa Claus’: Police close books on weeks-long investigation
Scarlett Doumato sent partially eaten cookies and carrots to the Cumberland Police Department and requested a DNA analysis to find out if Santa was real. They investigated, and the findings were revealed at a press conference Wednesday.
Rhode Island police department debuts new puppy recruit spreading Christmas cheer
Officer Raymond L. Hopkinton is a Goldendoodle puppy who will serve as a "compassion canine" for the local police department in Hopkinton, Rhode Island.
Rhode Island fishermen discover bomb from World War II battle in fishing net
U.S. Navy explosive experts detonated the WWII-era explosive a mile off of Rhode Island's coastline.
Flooding in Rhode Island strands drivers on I-95
Heavy rain caused flash flooding in Providence Monday evening, closing highways and main roads throughout Rhode Island.
Home that inspired 'The Conjuring' sells for more than $1.5M
The movie wasn’t filmed at the home, but it was based on the experiences of a family that lived there in the 1970s.
Shelter dog turned K-9 hero inspires Netflix movie
There’s a K-9 dog in Rhode Island that has such a remarkable storied past, she’s inspired a Netflix movie. You can watch the trailer here.
Police: Amtrak conductor dies after falling from train
The conductor is believed to have fallen off the train as it was leaving the station, WJAR-TV reported. The train was stopped to search for the conductor after staff realized she was not answering her radio.
Earthquake rattles Massachusetts, Rhode Island
The quake struck just after 9 a.m., according to Randy Baldwin, a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center.
Rhode Island doughnut shop ends police, military discounts due to problems with 'racism and injustice'
The decision was inspired by recent accusations of racism and injustice against the local police department and was met with both anger and applause on social media.
Tech-assisted COVID-19 tracking is having some issues
Harnessing today's technology to the task of fighting the coronavirus pandemic is turning out to be more complicated than it first appeared.
First COVID-19 case confirmed in Rhode Island
The first case of the new virus COVID-19 has been confirmed in Rhode Island, according to state officials.
Bishop responds after priest says abortion worse than pedophilia, which 'doesn't kill anyone'
A Roman Catholic bishop in Rhode Island responded to the controversy created by a priest who said abortion is worse than pedophilia and later sought to clarify his comments.
Rhode Island man with autism opens coffee shop after facing rejection from employers
A young man in Rhode Island who was repeatedly denied employment has taken matters into his own hands — and now runs his very own business.
Rhode Island woman's blood turns black after using over-the-counter medication for toothache
A Rhode Island woman’s blood turned a black-blue color — a sign of a potentially deadly blood condition — after she took a common over-the-counter medication to relieve a toothache.