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.
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.
Harnessing today's technology to the task of fighting the coronavirus pandemic is turning out to be more complicated than it first appeared.
The first case of the new virus COVID-19 has been confirmed in Rhode Island, according to state officials.
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.
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.
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.