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NEW: Winter Storm Warning In Effect Saturday Into Sunday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Providence, Rhode Island, and much of southern New England. The warning is in effect...

Providence’s Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

Violence in Providence is concentrated in a few key neighborhoods according to this year's crime data. But those numbers bely the human toll felt...

slides: See The List: Providence’s Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

Violent crime in Providence is down slighlty from 2012, but there has still been, year-to-date, 13 homicides in the city, with more than half of those occurring...

Starkman: For the ProJo, a Time of Great Promise and Greater Peril

Okay. It ‘s now or never for the Projo. Go time.

PODCAST: Providence’s Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

Ron and GoLocalProv's Kate Nagle discuss the GoLocal big story of the day- Providence's most dangerous neighborhoods.

RI Fishing Industry Faces Extinction under Federal Regulations

It’s hard to image an Ocean State without a commercial fishing industry, but one local business owner warns it could happen. “We...

slides: Deep Declines in RI Fishing Industry - See the Numbers

Find out how much the Rhode Island commercial fishing industry has declined in recent years—and how the state economy is tied to its...

PODCAST: RI Fishing Industry Faces Extinction with Fed Regulations

It's hard to image an Ocean State without a commercial fishing industry, but one local business owner warns it could happen. Increasingly restrictive federal...

NEW: DePetro Accuses Martin and Dufault of Being Behind Threats

Embroiled radio station host John DePetro told East Providence police officers he believes that Maureen Martin and Brad Dufault "may be behind" threats he has...

Rhode Island Has 5th Highest Student Loan Debt in Country

The average Rhode Island graduate who borrowed to get a bachelor's degree in the class of 2012 has a student loan debt of $31,156, according to...

See How RI Colleges and Universities Rank for Student Debt

The Project on Student Debt recently released its "Student Debt and the Class of 2012" report, which showed that Rhode Island ranked #5 for the state with...

NEW: North Providence GOP Chair Leaves Fung Camp for Block

North Providence Republican Town Committee Chairman Michael Grossi, who until recently had been listed as endorsing Cranston Mayor Allan Fung for the GOP gubernatorial nod,...

NEW: Rabid Fox Found In East Greenwich

(Photo: Eric Chan, Flickr)

The Department of Environmental Management has received positive confirmation of rabies in a dead gray fox that was found in East Greenwich and submitted for...

PODCAST: Rhode Island Has 5th Highest Student Loan Debt in Country

The average Rhode Island graduate who borrowed to get a bachelor's degree in the class of 2012 has a student loan debt of $31,156, according to...

Julia Steiny: Common Core Standards Freak Out Chicken Littles

It's true: if allowed to survive, the Common Core State Standards would be a massive, necessary, though slow-moving overhaul of American education.

Could Rhode Island Cities Face a Detroit-like Bankruptcy?

Detroit was recently given the go-ahead to continue with bankruptcy proceedings, making it the largest US city to do so.  Could it happen in RI?

With Detroit officially given the green light last week to move forward with bankruptcy proceedings. making it the largest municipality in the country to do...

Has Rhode Island Become A No Enforcement Zone For Pot?

Decriminalization of marijuana possession has freed up law enforcement resources in Rhode Island, according to supporters, after the same change in nearby Massachusetts in 2009 prompted...

slides: New England States With The Highest Marijuana Arrest Rates

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's 2010 Uniform Crime Reporting Program, Rhode Island's per capita arrest rate for marijuana possession was 214 arrests per 100,000...

PODCAST: Could Rhode Island Cities Face a Detroit-like Bankruptcy?

With Detroit officially given the green light last week to move forward with bankruptcy proceedings. making it the largest municipality in the country to do...

slides: Hurricanes and Other Disasters: The RI Communities at Greatest Risk

What communities are facing the biggest threat of a natural disaster?

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