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.
Results revealed in girl's request for DNA evidence of Santa
The Rhode Island Department of Health said it would need more DNA samples “from other known Santa encounters” to find a match, but the department noted the lab did find the presence of DNA closely matching reindeer when testing partially-eaten carrots.
Police test DNA on Rhode Island girl's cookie, carrots for evidence of Santa Claus
Chief Matthew Benson has “immediately” instructed his investigative division to forward her evidence to the State of Rhode Island’s, Department of Health and Forensic Sciences Unit for analysis.
Would you live here? Historic bank with original vault for sale in Rhode Island
The building boasts over 13,000 square feet and still has the original 1901 bank vault.
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.
35-year-old DNA evidence leads to the arrest of Indiana man on charges of sexual assault
Authorities say 66-year-old Frank Thies was arrested last month in Indiana and faces charges of sexual assault and molestation.
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.
Rhode Island woman driving to work finds mostly naked stranger in back of her SUV
The woman was listening to a podcast while driving for almost an hour to work and didn’t know the man was asleep in the backseat of her car.
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.
Police officer delivers premature baby after thinking he's responding to overdose emergency
Officer Connor Doyle, 27, of Rhode Island, dispatched to check on woman with history of drug use.
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.
Officers shoot man accused of stabbing cop in lobby of police headquarters
The Warwick Police Department became the scene of an officer-involved shooting after a man allegedly stabbed one of the officers, investigators said.
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.
89-year-old man earns Ph.D., fulfills dream of being physicist
Manfred Steiner recently successfully defended his dissertation at Brown University in Providence.
'The Conjuring' farmhouse in Rhode Island on the market
A supposedly haunted farmhouse in Rhode Island that inspired the horror movie "The Conjuring" is on the market. And the sales agent isn't hiding its terrifying reputation. In fact, the listing is all about the 3,100-square-foot home's creepy charm.
Police: 9 wounded, 3 critically, in Providence, Rhode Island
Nine people were wounded in a shooting Thursday evening in Rhode Island's capital in what police there believe to be the largest shooting in city history.
12 governors urge Biden to back phasing out gas-powered vehicle sales in US by 2035
Governors from a dozen U.S. states called on President Joe Biden to back phasing out the sale of new gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035, and medium-duty and heavy-duty vehicles by 2045.