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 2021-04-14 12:29 

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[ Providence ]

Rollover crash causing delays on Route 146 in North Providence...

One vehicle is on its roof and another is on its side on the northbound side of the highway just before the Twin River Road Exit....

 2021-04-14 12:09 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Blind, visually impaired students in RI rally for new state funding...

Rallygoers called for a permanent line item in the state budget to support services for blind students....

 2021-04-14 12:08 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

CDC advisory committee to hold emergency meeting Wednesday to discuss J&J vaccine...

An advisory committee to the CDC is holding a virtual emergency meeting Wednesday to discuss the safety of Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine....

 2021-04-14 12:07 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

In the Kitchen: Baked Eggplant Parmesan...

Chef Nick Rabar from Avenue N is in the kitchen today making baked eggplant parmesan. Ingredients: 2 Eggplants, peeled, thinly sliced, lightly breaded, baked3 cups Tomato Sauce1/2 cup Caramelized O......

 2021-04-14 12:06 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Is your pet ready for you to head back to the office?...

Chris Maynard, From Maynard Dog Training Solutions, joined us today to highlight different tips and strategies one can use as they prepare to return to work and make sure their pets are able to han......

 2021-04-14 11:57 

Providence Journal

Nice spring day Wednesday before storm brings needed rain Thursday...

Wednesday should be partly sunny with a high near 63 degrees in Providence before a storm brings heavy rain Thursday into Friday....

 2021-04-14 11:16 

Providence Journal

Coventry man, 42, arrested after standoff, nearby houses evacuated...

A 42-year-old Coventry man was arrested Tuesday night after a standoff with police that prompted the evacuation of nearby houses and drew a regional SWAT team....

 2021-04-14 11:02 

WPRI

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Minnesota shooting charging decision awaited, protests go on...

Prosecutors expect to decide Wednesday whether to charge a white former police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb....

 2021-04-14 10:51 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Report: Broad missteps left Capitol Police unprepared Jan. 6...

The report says riot shields shattered upon impact, expired weapons couldn't be used, training courses had been skipped and an intelligence division had no set standards....

 2021-04-14 10:39 

Providence Journal

Tatum scores 32, Celtics edge Trail Blazers for 4th straight...

The Celtics won their fourth straight Tuesday night, beating Portland....

 2021-04-14 10:10 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Matos to be sworn-in as state's next lieutenant governor at 8:30 am...

Former Providence City Council President Sabina Matos is scheduled to be sworn in as Rhode Island's 70th lieutenant governor....

 2021-04-14 09:52 

WPRI

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'It is crazy': Simone Biles excited as Olympics finally hit 100-day mark...

(NEXSTAR) — As athletes mark 100 days until the long-awaited 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Team USA's standout gymnast Simone Biles is all smiles thinking about the delayed games finally arri......

 2021-04-14 09:52 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

'It is crazy': Simone Biles excited as Olympics finally hit 100-day mark...

As athletes mark 100 days until the long-awaited 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Team USA's standout gymnast Simone Biles is all smiles thinking about the delayed games finally arriving....

 2021-04-14 09:47 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Weather Now: Turning Partly Sunny Today; Rain Moves in Thursday...

Good morning. We have a pleasant day ahead. We're waking up to mostly cloudy skies and a few passing sprinkles and light showers. These aren't expected to last beyond 8-9AM. Clouds will......

 2021-04-14 09:08 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Coventry man arrested after standoff with police...

When officers got in contact with Chapman, he threatened to kill family members with a gun and was willing to be killed by police before leaving the home, police said....

 2021-04-14 09:07 

WPRI

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Attleboro crash sends several people to hospital...

One of the cars ended up on its roof while the other appeared to be split in two....

 2021-04-14 09:03 

Providence Journal

Adding 6-2 All-State basketball star Dowdy certainly won't hurt St. Raphael on its drive to repeat as D-III champs...

Moving the volleyball season to "Fall 2" made it possible...

 2021-04-14 09:01 

Providence Journal

Ask Amy: A house-sitting friend turns alpaca into felt...

Ask Amy: A house-sitting friend turns alpaca into felt...

 2021-04-14 09:00 

Providence Journal

Bacco owner loves food, Providence and life — now on a ventilator with COVID...

Mark Patinkin: Bacco owner Armando Bisceglia embodies the spirit of Rhode Island. He's a big zestful character now on a vent with COVID....

 2021-04-14 09:00 

Providence Journal

Slot receiver is high on Pats' draft list...

On Monday, Julian Edelman retired, leaving a hole at receiver....

 2021-04-14 08:55 

Providence Journal

A pandemic innovation: RI igloo business promises to keep outdoor dining going year-round...

A Providence company made 75 igloos that dot the dining scene...

 2021-04-14 08:50 

Providence Journal

Which Jefferson Diner?...

What's in a name?...

 2021-04-14 08:43 

Providence Journal

'Daffy drinks,' cocktail dinner and new brewery restaurant headline spring food news...

The poutine contest has a winner and other restaurant news...

 2021-04-14 08:32 

Providence Journal

Pizza news you can use...

Got a craving? So many ways to satisfy it....

 2021-04-14 08:26 

Providence Journal

A chocolate chunk cookie to savor from Jaswell's Farm...

You can make them or buy them...

 2021-04-14 03:11 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Prout sweeps East Providence in girls volleyball...

Prout sweeps East Providence in girls volleyball...

 2021-04-14 02:51 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Coach O says LSU NEEDS this Spring Game...

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron met with the Media on Tuesday to preview LSU's first Spring Game since 2019 — last year's was cancelled for fans due to COVID. Coach O emphasized he didn......

 2021-04-14 01:56 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Drive-by parade held for Portsmouth coach who recently received heart transplant...

Nine days after receiving a life-saving heart transplant, a local coach and teacher is finally home....

 2021-04-14 01:49 

Providence Journal

George Washington transfer Tyler Brelsford commits to Bryant...

Tyler Brelsford commits to Bryant, further boosting the backcourt in Smithfield....

 2021-04-14 01:38 

Providence Journal

R.I. reacts to Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause...

R.I. reacts to Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause...

 2021-04-14 01:34 

Providence Journal

Vigil calls for unity, justice in response to South Kingstown sexual assault case...

Some bore signs reading "Innocent until proven guilty," "Bring them home," and "Reunite these families."...

 2021-04-14 01:11 

TheWesterlySun.com

Court rejects appeal of killer of 3 in home invasion...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court rejected the appeal of a man convicted of murder, sexual assault and other crimes in the killings of a woman and her...

 2021-04-14 01:07 

TheWesterlySun.com

Connecticut providers try to swap out J&J vaccine amid pause...

Vaccine providers across Connecticut were busy rescheduling appointments Tuesday for the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, offering instead the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccines after the state Department of Public...

 2021-04-14 01:06 

TheWesterlySun.com

Administrator at Australian university picked to lead URI...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — A top administrator at an Australian University was named the new president at the University of Rhode Island....

 2021-04-14 01:05 

TheWesterlySun.com

NTSB: Pilot error likely caused vintage bomber's fatal crash...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Pilot error probably caused the 2019 crash of a World War II-era bomber in Connecticut that killed seven people and wounded six others, the National Transportation...

 2021-04-14 01:04 

TheWesterlySun.com

Rhode Island pauses Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shots...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Department of Health announced Tuesday that it is pausing the administration of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines as federal authorities investigate reports of...

 2021-04-14 01:03 

TheWesterlySun.com

Council approves funding for expansion of Charlestown Animal Control facility...

CHARLESTOWN — Members of the Town Council have approved funding for the expansion and renovation of the Charlestown Animal Control facility on Sand Hill Road....

 2021-04-14 01:02 

TheWesterlySun.com

Council urges approval of bonds for schools and roads...

WESTERLY — Members of the Town Council are asking voters to approve proposed bond issues for projects at local schools and for road and water system work....

 2021-04-14 01:01 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: A precarious perch to install lightning rods...

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 2021-04-14 00:51 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

John Igliozzi elected president of Providence City Council...

The longest-serving member of the council is now its president....

 2021-04-14 00:32 

Providence Journal

State police charge ACI guard with sending porn to a minor...

Corrections officer charged with sending indecent material to a minor, but the minor was a decoy planted by state police fighting child exploitation...

 2021-04-14 00:26 

Providence Journal

Providence youth coach faces child molestation charges...

Manuel Nunez, a local basketball coach, faces three counts of first-degree child molestation, authorities say....

 2021-04-14 00:25 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

'He didn't die alone': Family of crash victim searching for nurse who stopped to help...

The family of a Providence man who was killed after crashing his truck into a tree late last month is searching for the person who comforted him during his final moments....

 2021-04-13 23:54 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

After 3 years, colorectal cancer screening bill heads to governor's desk...

A bill that would require insurance companies to cover the cost of colorectal cancer screenings cleared a major hurdle Tuesday....

 2021-04-13 23:41 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Classical WR Buchanan attracting Power 5 attention...

PROVIDENCE (WPRI) In recent years, Classical head football coach Kris McCall has produced talent that has gone on to play at schools like Rutgers, Arizona State, Boston College, Duke and Sy......

 2021-04-13 23:30 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Biden picks first person of color to head Census fulltime...

President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he would pick the president of the American Statistical Association to lead the U.S. Census Bureau as it works toward releasing data from the 2020 census that wi......

 2021-04-13 23:15 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

East Greenwich man accused of defrauding investors of $4.2M for 'Magic Mike Live' show...

An East Greenwich man was arrested Tuesday for swindling investors out of millions of dollars in connection to the "Magic Mike Live" show in Las Vegas, according to the U.S. Attorney's ......

 2021-04-13 23:13 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Sen. Marco Rubio teams up with NY Democrat to help veterans exposed to toxic burn pits...

Rubio (R-FL) and New York Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand are introducing a bill they believe would make it easier for victims to get help....

 2021-04-13 23:07 

Providence Journal

Matos to be sworn in as lieutenant governor Wednesday morning...

Sabina Matos will be sworn in as lieutenant governor Wednesday morning, April 14, 2021. She is the first Latina lieutenant governor in Rhode Island....

 2021-04-13 22:52 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

RI averages a half-inch of snow in April; could we see any this month?...

While snow in April is certainly possible, it isn't easy....

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