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RI’s Most Violent Cities and Towns: New FBI Crime Data

Murders were down in Providence in 2013 -- whole rapes were up under a new federal definition.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation released its 2013 crime statistics this week,  estimating the number of violent crimes in the country had dropped 4.4% from 2012.  

slides: See the Rankings - RI’s Most Violent Cities and Towns

Here are Rhode Island's most violent cities and towns, based on in the most recent FBI data.  The FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting...

NEW: ACLU Files Suit Over Medical Marijuana Discrimination

The ACLU of Rhode Island has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a URI graduate student who was denied summer employment this year at a...

Battle Over “RhodeMap RI” Economic Plan Heats Up

A battle is heating up between supporters of a new economic planning initiative "RhodeMap RI" -- and opponents who are calling on the 35-member RhodeMap...

Will Esserman Return to Head Public Safety Under Elorza?

Dean Esserman, Former Providence Police Chief

Will Providence see a new Public Safety Commissioner with a familiar face under Mayor-Elect Jorge Elorza?  Speculation has been mounting that former Police Chief...

Simon Chief of Staff, Smiley Gets Job for Endorsement

Jorge Elorza

Providence Mayor-elect Jorge Elorza has announced the leadership team for his incoming administration.

Warwick Police and The Providence Center Team Up for Public Safety

The Providence Center and the Warwick Police have teamed up for public safety. With this new partnership, a Community Diversion Clinician will be in the...

Democratic Caucus Endorses Speaker Mattiello

Rep. Nicholas A. Mattiello was unanimously endorsed to serve as the Speaker of the House of Representatives at a Democratic Caucus held at Cranston Country...

RI International Film Festival Announces 2014 Screenplay Winners

RIIFF's winners of their annual screenplay competition have been announced with George Billard's (Eldred, NY) "Dispossessed" taking the "Best Screenplay Grand Prize".  

Mulkey: An Open Letter to the Environmental Community After the Midterm Elections

To my environmentally minded friends: Clearly we are in deep trouble and truly meaningful progress in the near term is no longer a reasonable expectation....

Will Providence City Council See Fallout Over Ward 3 Battle?

Providence City Hall, circa 1906

The results of the Providence City Council election are all but decided -- but will the highly contested Ward 3 campaign, which appears to be going...

Reed to Host College Financial Aid Workshop

Senator Jack Reed will present a College Financial Aid Workshop on November 10 at 6 p.m..

Family Service of Rhode Island Launches “We Take Pride in All Families” Campaign

(L to R) Greg Wright, Family Service of RI, foster care recruiter; Phyllis Arffa, co-owner of Blaze Restaurant; Family Service of RI CEO Margaret Holland McDuff; and foster parents Marc Fernandes and Michael Leighton of Providence Photo credit: Stephen Hug

Family Service of Rhode Island has kicked off the “We Take Pride in All Families” campaign to raise awareness that LGBTQ foster parents...

RI Has No Plan to Deal with $307M in Looming Deficits

Rhode Island is headed for a likely loss of hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue, punching ever deeper holes into its annual budgets, thanks...

slides: New England Casinos - See Who RI is up Against

See the competition that is squeezing casino gaming revenue out of Rhode Island. 

Pot Legalization Still Supported Across United States

According to results based on a Gallup poll conducted in mid October 51% of Americans are still in favor of legalizing marijuana which is down from...

Next Steps for Mayor-Elect Elorza in Providence

Providence Mayor-elect Jorge Elorza, outside LaSalle Bakery on Smith Street on Wednesday.

Providence Mayor-elect Jorge Elorza might just off a historic win on Tuesday after defeating two-time former Mayor Vincent "Buddy" Cianci to become the city's...

Regulate RI Seeks to Make Rhode Island the Next State to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol

Following the end of marijuana prohibition in Alaska and Oregon, Rhode Island could become the next state by passing a law to regulate marijuana like...

Surprise Winners and Losers for 2014 Election

Photo: Richard McCaffrey

2014 is historic with the first woman Governor and the first Hispanic elected statewide. There were some significant surprises and some big-time losers. The team at...

LISTEN: Surprise Winners and Losers for 2014 Election

2014 is historic with the first woman Governor and the first Hispanic elected statewide. There were some significant surprises and some big-time losers. The team at...

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