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1 shot, wounded in parking garage outside Rhode Island mall

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - One person has been shot and wounded in a parking garage outside a Rhode Island shopping mall, leading to an evacuation of the mall and a search for suspects. The shooting happened Monday afternoon on the second floor of the Providence Place mall parking garage outside a door

KOB.COM - 2018-01-16 08:10:27

Winter Storm Watch For Smithfield & Woonsocket

The rest of the state is expected to collect up to three inches of snow when the storm starts overnight Tuesday into Wednesday morning. WOONSOCKET, RI-Another snow storm is on the way for the overnight Tuesday into Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning startin

PATCH - 2018-01-16 04:05:45

Gov. Raimondo to tout 'progress' in annual State of the State speech tonight

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Gov. Gina Raimondo will deliver her State of the State address on Tuesday night, seeking to convince voters she is making progress on tackling the state's problems even as her opponents ramp up their criticism ahead of the November election. Raimondo, a first-term Democrat,

WPRI - 2018-01-16 05:01:22

Growing manufacturer says it may leave RI over Providence city ordinance

WEST WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) - A fast-growing local manufacturer that employs about 150 people in Rhode Island is threatening to leave the state because of an obscure city ordinance banning its products in downtown Providence. Dryvit Inc., founded in 1969 in a Cranston garage and now based in West Warw

WPRI - 2018-01-16 02:20:44

Wheelchair found after disappearing during Pats' playoff win

FOXBORO, Mass. - A wheelchair that a New England Patriots fan thought had been stolen from Gillette Stadium while she watched the team's playoff win over the Tennessee Titans has been found. Season ticket holder Cindy Morais, of Providence, Rhode Island, has cerebral palsy. Her friend, Samantha Mede

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-15 21:55:57

Person Shot at Providence Place Mall

Bill Rappleye/WJAR A victim was reportedly injured in a shooting Monday afternoon at Rhode Island's Providence Place Mall. NBC10 Boston affiliate WJAR confirmed a heavy police presence was on the scene around 5 p.m. in Providence, and that shoppers had been evacuated. Sources tell that station that

NECN - 2018-01-15 22:22:19

Political newcomer Munoz launches independent bid for R.I. governor

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Dr. Luis-Daniel Munoz, 32, of East Greenwich, a doctor, medical-technology entrepreneur and political novice who grew up in Central Falls has launched an independent campaign for governor. Patrick Anderson Journal Staff Writer patrickanderso_ PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A doctor, medical

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-15 21:44:17

Providence Place Mall in Rhode Island on Lockdown Amid Shooting

According to the Providence Journal, Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare said one person has been shot, suffering a non-life threatening injury. He says those injuries appear non life-threatening. Two police officers were seen on the first level of the mall and told people to leave the mall. The

GKMEN.COM - 2018-01-15 23:59:59

Police: One man shot, one in custody in shooting at Providence Place garage | Video

A 19-year-old gunshot victim was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Providence police, who say they are still searching for the person or persons responsible, and the mall has been evacuated. A 19-year-old man was shot and police have one person in cu

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-15 21:58:18

Preview: Raimondo to deliver 4th State of the State address

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) - Governor Gina Raimondo is upbeat one day ahead of her fourth State of the State address. "It's an opportunity to address the people of Rhode Island and share my optimism. You now the state and our economy is stronger than it's been in a long long time and now we have to com

ABC6.COM - 2018-01-15 21:57:00

Fort Adams Trust

The Fort Adams Trust was provided with a matching grant of $150,000 in January at the Newport Art Museum by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and the Rhode Island Historical & Preservation Commission. It was part of a hosted announcement of the latest State Cultural Facilities Grant and Sta

WHATSUPNEWP.COM - 2018-01-15 23:59:59

My Turn: Clay Johnson: The power of school choice in R.I.

As we celebrate National School Choice Week, we often hear hyperbolic and derogatory rhetoric aimed at Rhode Island's charter schools. Somehow these charter schools are being blamed for every tax increase that has taken place since the dawn of time. Another scapegoat would have been found if the ch

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-15 23:00:54

CVS Pharmacy promises to end touchups of its beauty images

Pharmacy giant CVS said it will stop significant touchups of images used in its advertising for beauty products. The company said it has a responsibility to think about sending messages of unrealistic body images to girls and young women. CVS Health Corp. said Monday it will not "materially" alte

ABC NEWS - 2018-01-15 17:56:00

Rhode Island settles decade-long case targeting state's Department of Children, Youth, Families

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) - Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced Jan. 8 that the state has settled a decade-long civil action brought forth by Children's Rights Inc. over the quality of care at the Rhode Island Island Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF). On

LEGALNEWSLINE.COM - 2018-01-15 18:46:04

Gas prices fall to $2.51 per gallon in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Gas prices have fallen slightly in Rhode Island, to an average $2.51 per gallon for regular unleaded. AAA Northeast says its weekly survey on Monday found that the price of gas in the state had fallen an average of two cents per gallon from last week. The price in Rhode Islan

SFGATE - 2018-01-15 17:21:00

Fabric of the community

PORTSMOUTH - When Veronica Mays was getting ready to move her family to Fairbanks, Alaska, she made two promises to herself: She would earn her teaching certificate and learn how to make quilts. Now back in her native Rhode Island, Mays teaches English and a college-level writing course at the Rhode

NEWPORTRI.COM - 2018-01-15 18:55:00

Butler and Providence square off in a "middle-of-the-pack" battle

Rankings: Providence (#61 KenPom) | Butler (#39 KenPom) TV Channel: FS1 (Tim Brando, Len Elmore) Watch Online: FOX Sports Go Last Year: Butler walloped Providence at home on January 1, but the Friars got revenge, winning a close one in Rhode Island on February 11. The Spread: Butler is a one-point f

BIGEASTCOASTBIAS.COM - 2018-01-15 17:58:53

Coventry councilor fined $1,500 for conflict of interest

COVENTRY - Coventry Town Council Vice President Gregory Laboissonniere has been ordered to pay a $1,500 fine by the Rhode Island Ethics Commission for what the agency says is a conflict of interest issue. Laboissonniere, who has served on the council since 2012, works as an Account Executive for Cle

RICENTRAL.COM - 2018-01-15 18:39:00

Net neutrality advocates look to states after FCC repeal

Greg Nash State legislatures are waging their own fight to restore net neutrality rules after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) moved to scrap them last month. Lawmakers in at least six state governments have introduced legislation to preserve the rules, and legislators in other states ar

THE HILL - 2018-01-15 12:30:06

Service celebrates legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr., shown Aug. 28, 1963 (MGN) Rhode Island political, community and religious leaders plan to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. at the state's annual commemoration of the civil rights leader. The event begins at 4 p.m. Monday at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Providen

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-01-15 11:07:55