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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...

NEW: Amica Community Challenge Surpasses Rhode Island Giving Goal

The Amica $75,000 Community Challenge, a month-long charity event partnering Amica Insurance with the Rhode Island Community Food Bank, United Way of Rhode Island and Crossroads...

PODCAST: Hospitals Account for 440K Preventable Deaths Annually

Medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in America, far higher than auto accidents and diabetes.

Historic East Side Development Fails City Inspection

Renovations at 200 Hope Street recently failed a surprise City inspection

Renovations at the historic Lippitt House at 200 Hope Street failed a surprise city inspection on Friday, following the third stop-work order issued by the city...

In Case You Missed It: RI Unemployed Hit by Big NY Bank Fees

"In Case You Missed It," GoLocal's weekend feature, puts the week's top stories in one easy place for you to review and read....

Day One to Hold 5K to Kickoff Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Day One kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign with a 5K Run/Walk To End Sexual Violence on April 5th.

Legalized, Taxed Marijuana Would Generate .1% of RI Budget

Based on the recent revenue reports from Colorado that showed them taking $2 million in taxes from the legalized sale of marijuana in January, if Rhode...

PODCAST: Legalized, Taxed Marijuana Would Generate .1% of RI Budget

Based on the recent revenue reports from Colorado that showed them taking $2 million in taxes from the legalized sale of marijuana in January, if Rhode...

State of RI Slams Unemployed with High Fees Tied to JPMorgan Chase

A New York-based bank with no branch locations in Rhode Island has saddled recipients of unemployment benefits with hidden credit card-style fees as much as...

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