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2 hrs ago | The Providence Journal
Dozens of foster parents poured into a storefront in a shopping plaza off North Main Street on Wednesday morning to pick up donated winter coats, knit caps, mittens, flannel pajamas and toys for their needy children.
Should the federal government stop offering subsidized student loans?
Is increasing income inequality a bad thing for America?
7 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
The American Institute of Architects' Connecticut and Rhode Island Chapters honored Northeast Collaborative Architects with four design awards this year.
11 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence
Rhode Island Housing says the Urban League of Rhode Island has not paid staff members at a homeless shelter it operates in Pawtucket for months and has failed to address problems in the building, including a heating system that doesn't work.
The 14-year-old girl who ran away from a Pawtucket group home and ended up prostituted over the Internet and the underage Boston foster girl found dancing in a Providence strip club, working for a pimp -- these are the cases that made headlines recently.
Police officers were checking on a disturbance Saturday night when they found someone trying to keep a low profile -- a convicted sex offender wanted in Massachusetts Ryan Hathaway, 32, wasn't forthcoming with his real identity when police spoke to him at 451 Broadway, and the officers found out why: he was wanted as a fugitive by the Massachusetts ... (more)
A Pawtucket officer who shot at a stolen SUV last week was in "imminent fear for his life" as it drove directly at him on the sidewalk last week, according to police.
East Providence officials should no longer be out of the loop on the Bristol County Water Authority's plan to build a pipeline through the city to Pawtucket as a second source of water for Barrington, Warren, and Bristol.
The city of Pawtucket is taking action against the owner of a Mineral Spring Avenue triple-decker that exploded last month.
A police chase that began with a stolen car in Pawtucket ended in Cranston yesterday afternoon.
"Excessive," "ridiculous," and "remarkable" were some of the words from Community College of Rhode Island students reacting Thursday to the compensation and spending of college President Ray Di Pasquale, who earns an annual salary approximately $100,000 above the national median for community college heads.
An officer fired his gun Thursday afternoon after the police say a suspect drove a stolen car up on to a sidewalk directly at him.
A high-speed police chase Thursday that started in Pawtucket ended with a crash in Cranston and two people in custody.