- Providence police investigate stabbing at bar Updated: Nov-28-15 1:23 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Providence police are investigating an early morning stabbing at a bar and will report their findings to the city's Board of Licenses, with a possible recommendation for penalties against the bar owners if warranted.
- East Providence woman found dead after kitchen fire Updated: Nov-27-15 7:32 pm
EAST PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - East Providence fire officials say an elderly woman has died following a kitchen fire inside her home.
- 2 firefighters injured battling house fire in Providence Updated: Nov-27-15 4:21 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Authorities say a house fire in Providence has sent two firefighters to the hospital.
- Providence offers free holiday parking in retail districts Updated: Nov-27-15 3:40 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Providence is offering free parking in some commercial districts to encourage shoppers to buy locally during the holiday season.
- Coats given away throughout Rhode Island on Black Friday Updated: Nov-27-15 2:47 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - While some shoppers were spending Black Friday at the mall, hundreds of people in need picked winter coats off racks on the Statehouse lawn during the Rhode Island's annual "Buy Nothing Day."
- Police say man stabbed brother, woman with potato peeler Updated: Nov-27-15 2:22 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Providence Police are searching for a man they believe stabbed his brother and a woman with a potato peeler during a post-Thanksgiving argument.
- Nonprofit seeks to clean up Providence, Seekonk rivers Updated: Nov-27-15 12:40 pm
EAST PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Armed with nearly $195,000 in federal funding, a Rhode Island nonprofit has begun a yearlong effort to clean up 14 miles of shoreline along the Providence and Seekonk rivers.
- Vigil planned for homeless woman died in Providence Updated: Nov-27-15 7:55 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Advocates for the homeless are planning a vigil in Providence to remember a homeless woman died on the city streets this summer.
- Man injured, up to 12 tenants displaced in RI apartment fire Updated: Nov-26-15 11:16 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Authorities say up to a dozen people have been displaced after fire engulfed an apartment building in Providence, and one tenant was injured after he jumped from a window.
- Nonprofit: Utilities to be restored for medically vulnerable Updated: Nov-25-15 7:44 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Utilities will be restored for people with serious medical conditions in about two dozen Rhode Island homes, just in time for Thanksgiving, the Rhode Island Center for Justice said Wednesday.
- Tax administrator to leave post for private sector job Updated: Nov-25-15 4:27 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island Tax Administrator David Sullivan is leaving his post for a job in the private sector.
- Relative of slave trader to head plan to create slave museum Updated: Nov-25-15 11:54 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A direct descendant of a prominent slave trader has been named to lead the creation of a slave trade museum in the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island's now-closed Providence cathedral.
- Commissioner: Firefighter injury claims highly suspicious Updated: Nov-25-15 7:45 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Providence Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare says the city's firefighters are sabotaging a cost-savings plan by claiming on-the-job injuries and calling in sick.
- Woman found guilty of murder in shooting death of girlfriend Updated: Nov-25-15 4:48 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A Johnston woman has been found guilty of murder in the shooting death of her girlfriend in Providence.
- Providence's dancing cop says he was fired over protest Updated: Nov-24-15 9:54 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Providence's famous dancing cop said he was fired Tuesday from directing holiday traffic for organizing a protest last month against a Dunkin' Donuts worker who wrote "#blacklivesmatter" on another police officer's coffee cup in Rhode Island.
- Plans for new Providence research facilities unveiled Updated: Nov-24-15 4:10 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Brown University and Wexford Science and Technology are planning to build two new research facilities in Providence's Jewelry District.
- Kris Dunn shines in Providence's 83-76 win over NJIT Updated: Nov-23-15 8:57 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Kris Dunn had 22 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and seven steals to help Providence beat NJIT 83-76 on Monday night.
- Brown launching public workshops on racism Updated: Nov-23-15 8:10 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Brown University is launching a series of lectures and workshops on racism.
- Parent group calls for more recess at Rhode Island schools Updated: Nov-23-15 4:51 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - As the Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education looks to revise its regulations regarding the length of the school day, a group of parents are calling for more recess time.
- Police: 2 brothers arrested after raid at social club Updated: Nov-23-15 2:55 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - State police say two men are facing charges stemming from a raid at a Providence social club.
- Fewer Rhode Island households struggle to afford food Updated: Nov-23-15 12:30 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - One in eight Rhode Island households cannot afford three meals a day for everyone living in the home, but officials say that rate of food insecurity actually marks the first improvement since 2007.
- Rhode Island man pleads guilty to prostitution charges Updated: Nov-23-15 12:06 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A Rhode Island man has pleaded guilty to taking two women from Massachusetts to Rhode Island to engage in prostitution and paying them in heroin.
- Bullock leads Providence to 94-73 win over Brown Updated: Nov-21-15 9:29 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rodney Bullock had career highs of 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Providence to a 94-73 win over Brown on Saturday night.
- Ex-Rhode Island man sought in child support case Updated: Nov-21-15 11:25 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Federal prosecutors say an arrest warrant has been issued for a former Jamestown man who is accused of owing more than $250,000 in child support payments for his three children.
- Charge dropped against son of Iwo Jima flag-raising sculptor Updated: Nov-20-15 11:00 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Prosecutors in Rhode Island have dropped a charge against the son of the sculptor who designed the iconic Iwo Jima flag-raising sculpture.