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Taveras Hires High Powered Consultants

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras has hired a team of high-profile consultants to head what is now seen as a likely gubernatorial run in 2014.

TSA Relaxes Regulations: Pocket Knives to Be Allowed on Planes

The Federal Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) on Monday halted its plan for implementation of a more relaxed list of prohibited items on passenger aircraft, once...

New Misery Index—How Sad Is Rhode Island?

It's a sad day in the Ocean State--but maybe every day is, according to the latest Gallup Well-Being numbers.

It’s a sad day in Rhode Island. The Ocean State feels the least amount of enjoyment in America, according to Gallup’s...

video: Gay Marriage Passes Senate Judiciary Committee, Going to Full Senate

The Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee approved S-38A which would legalize same sex marriage in RI by a vote of 7 to 4. Advocates celebrate at...

NEW: RI Lawyers Release Statement on Behalf of Katherine Russell

Katherine Russell, North Kingstown High School Yearbook, Skippers Log

Lawyers representing Katherine Russell, the wife of deceased Boston bombings suspect Tamerlin Tsarnaev and former North Kingstown resident, issued the following statement this morning.  

NEW: RI Senate GOP Unanimously Supports Gay Marriage Bill

The Rhode Island Senate Republican Caucus announced today its support for a bill that would grant marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples, as the...

State Run Disability Services Cost Three Times Private Firms

Rhode Island Community Living and Supports (RICLAS) system have come under close scrutiny by a number of groups and individuals.

A watchdog group in the state has detailed information regarding high overtime payments made at the Rhode Island Community Living and Supports (RICLAS) system for...

How Armed Are RI’s Campus Police Forces?

Colleges and Universities across the state may get the opportunity to arm properly trained campus police on campus, if the House Judiciary committee sends a...

NEW: Coventry Taskforce to Report Findings

The Coventry citizen group investigating alternatives for fire and emergency services in central Coventry will present its initial findings at a meeting in Coventry Wednesday...

NEW: Feds Charge Boston Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Charges have been filed by the federal government against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.  

Boston Bombings Investigation: RI Legal Experts Weigh In

With Boston bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in custody, local legal experts weigh in on potential next steps.

As of Sunday night, Boston marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had yet to be formally charged following his arrest Friday evening by authorities.  Reports...

Rhode Island Scores Below National Average for Uninsured Citizens

Rhode Island ranked twentieth in the Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index's 2012 state by state study of uninsured citizens, falling just below the national average.

slides: Boston Marathon Bombings - By the Numbers

The entire country and perhaps the world were captured by the events starting Monday when two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, killing three and...

NEW: “Lend a Hand” Campaign for Sunil Tripathi at Brown University

A new campaign on behalf of missing Brown student Sunil Tripathi will launch tomorrow on Brown University's College Green.

A special event on behalf of Sunil Tripathi, the Brown student on approved leave and who has been missing since March 16, 2013, will be held on...

NEW: Bishop Tobin Issues Statement on Marriage Equality Hearings

As the Rhode Island State Senate prepares to hold hearings in judiciary committee on same-sex marriage legislation, the Most Rev. Thomas J. Tobin, Bishop of...

You Could Not Have Missed It: Boston Marathon Bombings Roundup

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

In Case You Missed It: New England’s Best Cities

What is New England's Best City? GoLocalProv released its 2nd annual New England's Best Cities 2013, its comprehensive head-to-head comparison of the cities of...

BREAKING: Boston Bomber #2 is In Custody

Boston Police have tweeted that Bombing suspects #2 is now in custody.   Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, the second suspect in the Boston Marathon is now under arrest...

NEW: Shots Fired in Watertown near Franklin Street

Police operations in Watertown, Franklin Street area. Multiple rapid fire shots fired. Boston Police are warning residents to go back inside and shelter in place....

Update: No Apprehension Has Been Made

Police Commissioner, Ed Davis addresses the press early Friday morning.

Governor Deval Patrick appeared with law enforcement officials providing updates on the logistics of the investigation and search presently underway. 

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