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2013 Kids Count Factbook: RI 10th in Children’s Health Coverage

Rhode Island Kids Count released its 2013 Factbook at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick today.

The 2013 Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook released today shows that while improvements have been made in health and safety indicators, poverty and unemployment continue to...

NEW: RI Seniors’ Medicare Prescription Savings—Interactive Map

Nearly 14,000 Rhode Island seniors saved over $8 million dollars through prescription drug discounts in 2012, according to the latest data, and a new interactive map shows where...

RI State Report: Marijuana Decriminalization & Safer Schools

Not surprisingly, this week’s State Report centers on the long-awaited enactment of Rhode Island’s marijuana decriminalization law. Also on the docket...

Teens Expect to Rely On Parents For Money Up To Age 27—Survey

Stranger than fiction: like it was written into the

The idea of college graduates completely relying on their parents for financial assistance well into adulthood may underscore the hit TV show Girls, but it'...

NEW: Former Union Head Day Blasts City Council on Pension Reform

Former head of Rhode Island firefighters union Stephen Day harshly criticized the Providence City Council's recent approval of amendments to the City's retirement...

In Case You Missed It: Gun Scare at URI

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

Gun Scare on URI Campus: Local Experts, Officials React

State Police and officials from the University of Rhode Island declare the campus safe for students, faculty and staff.

The gun scare that occurred at the University of Rhode Island on Thursday morning has local experts, educators and politicos in agreement on one key...

RI Dept. of Health Approves First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

The Rhode Island Department of Health granted the state's first medical marijuana dispensary registration certificate on Thursday. 

NEW: URI President Dooley’s Letter About Campus Gun Scare

URI President David Dooley has issued an official email to the members of the college community, in the wake of yesterday's gun scare.

LISTEN: Gun Scare on URI Campus

The gun scare that occurred at the University of Rhode Island on Thursday morning has local experts, educators and politicos in agreement on key points...

Forbes Magazine Blasts Raimondo - “‘Reform’ Looks More Like Wall Street Feeding Frenzy”

An article in Forbes magazine by columnist Edward "Ted" Siedle, blasts Gina Raimondo's pension reform claims. Raimondo has received praise from a range of...

Aaron Regunberg: Promising Step For Providence Schools—Finally

The Providence Public School District announced earlier this week it is receiving a sizable grant from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation to help Providence &ldquo...

video: URI Students Share Thoughts Following Gun Scare

URI students gathered outside in the aftermath of an official announcement of a possible active shooter by the university and spoke to GoLocalProv about their...

UPDATE: Statement from Governor Chafee on URI Gun Scare

Governor Lincoln Chafee released the following statement this afternoon following the URI gun scare earlier today.

UPDATE: URI President: No Gun Detected, Investigation Continuing

URI President David Dooley speaks to the press.

URI president David Dooley has spoken to the press about the emergency event on campus this morning involving a possible active shooter. Alarm in the...

UPDATE: Images From URI As Investigation Continues For Possible Active Shooter

URI seniors  Alexa Babcock, Brianna Riccio, and Sam Dimatteo were in next door White Hall when the emergency text went out.

While the University of Rhode Island continues to investigate reports of a man with a gun in or around Chafee Hall on the Kingston campus,...

BREAKING: State Police Statement on URI Possible Active Shooter

Rhode Island State Police Superintendent Colonel Steven O'Donnell has issued the following statement regarding the report of a shooter on the URI campus within...

UPDATE: See URI Text Alerts To Students About Possible Active Shooter

  University of Rhode Island officials have alerted students about the active shooter on campus. GoLocalProv has obtained the texts. See them here. 

BREAKING: Possible Active Shooter Reported at URI

A male shooter was reported at the University of Rhode Island's Chafee Hall. South Kingstown and URI police have cleared the building. 

Bankrupt Central Falls Doled Out Raises To City Workers

Despite deep cuts in pensions and other benefits, Central Falls employees will emerge from municipal bankruptcy later this month with something that is practically unheard...

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