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Providence, RI, United States

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Past articles by Steph:

FBI investigating Providence business

A spokesperson for the FBI’s Boston office said agents are conducting a court-authorized search at a Branch Avenue business. → Read More

Cicilline to leave Congress, lead RI Foundation

The announcement will shake up Rhode Island politics. → Read More

RI judge hit by vehicle outside State House

The extent of the injuries are unknown at this time, and it’s unclear whether the driver will be facing any charges. → Read More

Oscar Perez to serve as next Providence police chief

Perez has been a Providence police officer for nearly 30 years. → Read More

Judge Frank Caprio to retire from Providence Municipal Court

Chief Judge Frank Caprio will be retiring from the Providence Municipal Court, amid questions about his show Caught in Providence and whether he has the votes to be reappointed. → Read More

Marshals arrest Rhode Island murder suspect in Youngstown

Martinez was wanted by police for allegedly murdering a man in Providence on Monday. → Read More

Providence homicide suspect arrested in Ohio

Martinez was wanted by police for allegedly murdering a man in Providence on Monday. → Read More

Attleboro special mayoral election set for Feb. 28

The election is being held to replace Attleboro Mayor Paul Heroux, who is set to become Bristol County sheriff. → Read More

Staff meetings called at Prov. schools after district confirms building closures

The district confirmed two buildings will close, but wouldn’t say which ones. → Read More

Here’s how much cannabis was sold in RI in the first week

Less than half of cannabis sales in the first week were for recreational marijuana. → Read More

First Lady Jill Biden throws support behind McKee, Dems in RI visit

First Lady Jill Biden touched down at T.F. Green International Airport Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Rookie Providence cop fired after suspect escapes from hospital

Probationary officer Rommy Morel was fired after multiple infractions, including the suspect’s escape. → Read More

In historic move, RI lawmakers vote to legalize recreational marijuana

The governor is expected to sign the legislation by the end of the week, immediately making cannabis possession legal in Rhode Island. → Read More

RI leaders roll out $220 million plan to renovate ‘Superman’ building

Rhode Island’s tallest building has been empty and decaying in the heart of downtown for the past decade. → Read More

Seth Magaziner announces run for Congress

Magaziner, who is term-limited as treasurer, had kicked off his gubernatorial race in September. → Read More

RI updates isolation and quarantine rules for K-12 schools

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The R.I. Department of Health has updated its COVID guidance for K-12 schools to include shorter isolation and quarantine lengths, a new “monitor-to-stay” protocol and removing a requirement for asymptomatic close contacts to get a negative test. The new guidance means students and staff who are “close contacts” of a COVID […] → Read More

Providence teacher vacancies climb to 124 ahead of first day

The number of teacher vacancies is up from two weeks ago. → Read More

RI Senate approves recreational marijuana bill

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The Rhode Island Senate became the first chamber of the General Assembly to ever vote in favor of recreational marijuana on Tuesday, though the legislation still has a ways to go before potentially becoming law. The vote was 29 to 9. The historic vote came on the same day that Connecticut’s […] → Read More

RI education commissioner asks Prov. superintendent to resign

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — One week after a high-ranking Providence schools administrator resigned following an assault arrest, Rhode Island’s education commissioner is asking the man wh… → Read More

Correia convicted of 21 counts of extortion, fraud, filing false tax returns

The former Fall River mayor was found not guilty of three counts against him. → Read More