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Last updated: Aug 21, 2017 - 5:16 AM

Firefighters respond to explosion in Rehoboth
Aug 20, 2017 - 3:15 PM
Firefighters are on the scene of a house explosion... Read more...
Watch NASA’s real-time live stream of the solar eclipse
Aug 19, 2017 - 2:58 AM
HISTORIC ECLIPSE // Follow the eclipse totality ac...
Solar Eclipse Update: Some Clouds Around
Aug 21, 2017 - 1:53 AM
One of the biggest astronomical events of our live... Read more...
Publicist: Jerry Lewis, comedian , telethon host, dies at 91
Aug 20, 2017 - 6:25 PM
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and directo...
100 gas tanks: extremists in Spain planned massive attack
Aug 20, 2017 - 5:46 PM
Police put up scores of roadblocks across northeas...
New North Prov. police chief to be sworn in Tuesday
Aug 20, 2017 - 4:35 PM
North Providence will swear in its new police chie... Read more...
Civilian research team locates wreck of USS Indianapolis
Aug 20, 2017 - 2:56 PM
One of the most famous American ships sunk during ... Read more...
Police investigating an ‘incident’ in Cumberland
Aug 20, 2017 - 11:37 AM
Police have not released much information. CUMBERL...
Route 177 flea market to hold grand re-opening Sunday
Aug 20, 2017 - 3:35 PM
UPDATE // The final section of the building re-ope... Read more...
Nesi’s Notes: Aug. 19
Aug 19, 2017 - 9:00 AM
THE WEEKEND MUST-READ // Your weekly briefing on R... Read more...
Rhode Island is checking water for chemical contamination
Aug 20, 2017 - 5:38 PM
Rhode Island has begun checking water systems for ... Read more...
Man charged after several car breakins in Mattapoisett
Aug 20, 2017 - 4:14 PM
A 20-year-old man is facing several charges after ... Read more...
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Aug 20, 2017 - 12:23 PM
He is survived by his wife, Lillian, and 10 childr... Read more...
Iraqi forces begin operation to retake Tal Afar from IS
Aug 20, 2017 - 12:09 PM
The Coalition estimates that approximately 10,000-...
Ex-slugger Oritz has wine lineup, will headline NY festival
Aug 20, 2017 - 11:53 AM
The retired ballplayer known as Big Papi launched ... Read more...
Divers to examine mysterious circular object at Westerly beach
Aug 20, 2017 - 11:32 AM
Plans to uproot the object were canceled last week... Read more...
Police hunt for suspected Barcelona van driver
Aug 20, 2017 - 11:25 AM
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish police put up sc... Read more...
1,000 trees to be given away to Rhode Island homeowners
Aug 20, 2017 - 9:50 AM
The trees are four feet to six feet tall and will ... Read more...
Rhode Islanders travel to Boston to take part in counterprotest
Aug 20, 2017 - 2:11 AM
IN-DEPTH // Tens of thousands of people descended ... Read more...
Brady has TD in preseason debut as Pats fall to Texans 27-23
Aug 19, 2017 - 9:27 PM
It was a far different environment than the previo... Read more...