New ACLU Report: Racial Disparities In RI School Suspensions Highest in Decade

Racial disparities in suspensions at Rhode Island’s schools reached their highest rates in a decade last year,… Read More


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Nguyen: Tsarnaev:  The Cost Of A Death Sentence Versus Life Imprisonment

The penalty phase of the trial of the Boston Marathon Bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is well under way. The jury heard… Read More


25 Rhode Island Doctors and Workers Prescribed Oxycodone 5,000+ Times

Twenty five physicians and healthcare providers in Rhode Island prescribed Oxycodone more than 5,600 times in one year under… Read More


GoLocalTV takes a look at the latest marijuana legalization ad campaign.

video: Marijuana Legalization Advocates in RI Make Big Push with Ad Campaign

Advocates for marijuana legalization in Rhode Island unveiled a billboard in Providence on Tuesday, saying that it informs… Read More


Rhode Island Doctors - Who Prescribed the Most Oxycodone

Twenty-five halthcare professionals in Rhode Island prescribed more than 5,600 scripts for Oxycodone -- see who's on the… Read More


Convicted Warwick Sex Offender de Weldon Says He is Innocent

Byron de Weldon, a convicted Level III sex offender and son of the famous Sculptor Felix de Weldon, has reaffirmed his… Read More


PC Students, Faculty Rally Against Racial Profiling

The main gates of the Providence College campus were crowded with members of the campus community on Monday, May 4,… Read More


Students from Shea High School and South Kingstown High School Take Top Honors

NEW: 2015 Rhode Island High School Presidential Scholars Announced

Victoria Araujo of Shea High School and Joshua Beck of South Kingstown High School have been named Rhode Island's… Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Police and Fire Want to Move Their Pensions from State Back to Cranston

In a move that could be viewed as a mechanism to circumvent pension reform, the Cranston Fire and Police unions are urging… Read More


Secrets and Scandals - Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter Nine

Between 1986 and 2006, Rhode Island ran a gauntlet of scandals that exposed corruption and aroused public rage. Protesters… Read More


Professor Jay Goodmand, courtesy of Wheaton College

Jencunas: A Tribute to Professor Jay Goodman

Professor Jay Goodman had a story for every occasion. They were sometimes sad, sometimes happy, often long, always… Read More


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NEW: Car Crashes Through Shop on Spring Street in Newport

A car smashed through the Andrea Bird Bridal Shop in Newport, and firefighters were on the scene on Sunday taking down the… Read More


Speaker Mattiello Denies Any Conflict

Speaker Mattiello is Fire Unions Landlord

House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello, who most political observers believe to be the most powerful person in Rhode Island state… Read More


NEW: Providence Schools Superintendent Lusi to Resign

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza has announced that Providence Schools Superintendent Dr. Susan Lusi will resign from her… Read More


NEW: Teamsters to Picket Eat Drink RI Over Daniele Foods

Members and supporters of Teamster Local 251 are picketing the Eat Drink RI Festival in Providence on Saturday over Daniele… Read More


Hundreds of Millions Invested in Minor League Baseball Has Not Helped Attendance

Over the past 20 years, billions in private and public money have been invested in minor league baseball stadiums across the… Read More


NEW: RI ACLU Questions “Superficial” Motel 6 Guest List Change

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Rhode Island is questioning recent changes in Motel 6’s policy of handing… Read More


RI GOP: Convention Center Contracts Warning Sign for PawSox Deal

RI GOP: Convention Center Contracts Warning Sign for PawSox Deal

The Rhode Island House Republican Policy Group continued their investigation into the state's spending on the Convention… Read More


Finneran: The Death of Freddie Gray

Freddie Gray, dead at 25.  Baltimore burns. Police officers are depressed, defensive, and demoralized.… Read More


Rhode Island College Announces 2015 Alumni Award Winners

Rhode Island College has announced their 2015 Alumni Awards winners and Honor Roll Recipients who will be honored on… Read More


 

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