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Lame Duck Governor, Vacant Speakership: Is RI Rudderless?

Rhode Island at the crossroads - who will lead the state forward?

A lame duck Governor coupled with the Speaker of the House stepping down - is Rhode Island facing a void in leadership?

PODCAST: Fox Scandal - Winners and Losers

The resignation of Speaker of the House Gordon Fox has created a power vacuum and redefined the political landscape in Rhode Island. Steve Kass and...

Providence Amos House Announces Rebuilding Lives Capital Campaign

Eileen Hayes, Amos House President and CEO

Eileen Hayes, Amos House President and CEO announced Monday the public phase of Rebuilding Lives: A Capital Campaign for the Amos House Community Center.

BREAKING: Fox Resigns As Speaker of the House

Speaker of the House Gordon Fox resigns. Read his statement.

Fox Scandal: First Time State House Raided in RI History

It was a dark day in Rhode Island's history as the State House was raided by federal and state law enforcement officials for the...

slides: Rhode Island’s Biggest Political Corruption in Modern History

The raid by State Police and FBI of House Speaker Gordon Fox's office on Friday may have been the first time the state house...

NEW: Fung Calls For Fox to Step Down From Speaker

Cranston Mayor and Republican gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung today called for Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives Gordon Fox to step down from...

NEW: Rep. Lombardi Calls for Fox’s Resignation

Representative John Lombardi

Representative John Lombardi today called for a change in House leadership, in light of the raid on Speaker Gordon Fox's home and office this...

NEW: U.S. Attorney Confirms Investigation, IRS Involved

The United States Attorney's Office for the District of Rhode Island has confirmed the IRS is involved in an ongoing investigation in Rhode Island,...

NEW: Speaker Fox’s State House Office Raided by FBI, State Police

State Police Officer outside Gordon Fox's State House Office

The Office of Speaker of the House Gordon Fox was raided by the FBI and State Police and sealed off this morning. "The state police...

Providence Mayoral Candidates: Who Failed to Vote?

Of the five announced Providence Mayoral Candidates, Republican Daniel Harrop and Democrat Jorge Elorza stand out for not voting in every election since 1996.

Christine Lopes Metcalfe: Rhode Island Parents Want Choice

The message is clear: Rhode Island parents want choice.  After more than a decade since opening the first public charter school in Rhode Island,...

Federal Halfway House Proposal Riles Providence Neighborhood

A plan to build a halfway house for federal convicts re-entering society has a neighborhood in Providence up in arms over concerns about public safety...

Roger Williams Granted $145K For English Language Learners Program

Roger Williams University (RWU) has been awarded to a $145,000 grant by the Rhode Island Office of Higher Education has awarded for the first year of...

Dems, Republicans Call for Defunding URI Nuke Facility

Aerial of the Rhode Island Nuclear Science Center

Rhode Island's only nuclear reactor is under fire from the left and the right, with both sides of the political spectrum questioning the ongoing...

NEW: 400 Jobs Coming to Quonset with Greencore USA

Governor Lincoln Chafee and the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) announced today that Greencore USA is coming to Quonset Business Park -- along with nearly 400 jobs.

PODCAST: RI Biz Winners and Flops

It may be almost spring in Rhode Island and the temperatures are still frosty - an analogy not lost on the Rhode Island economy. The...

Hospitals Account for Estimated 440K Preventable Deaths Annually

Medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in America, far higher than auto accidents and diabetes. Only cancer and heart disease kills more...

slides: Preventable Hospital Deaths by the Numbers

Only cancer and heart disease kills more Americans than medical mistakes. Experts say almost half of all local emergency room visits are unnecessary, which is...

NEW: Cranston Police Chief Palumbo Retires

Cranston Police

Cranston Chief of Police Colonel Marco Palumbo, Jr. announced his retirement today. Palumbo had been placed on paid leave following the ticketing controversy in...

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