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Doctors used the leeches to clean the severed portion of the ear before reattachment. (Image credit: New England Journal of Medicine)

Doctors Use Leeches To Reattach Severed Ear

Doctors say the leeches are better than almost anything else at cleaning the severed part.

04/17/2014

If passed, legislation would make Rhode Island the 3rd state, after Colorado and Washington, to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana use. (Getty Images)

Rhode Island Considering Legal Marijuana

Legislative panel looking at bill that would allow residents to possess up to one ounce of weed and grow limited amounts of cannabis plants.

04/16/2014

Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox's office and home were searched by federal and state police as part of a federal criminal investigation. (Getty Images)

Rhode Island Speaker Resigns Post After Federal Agents Raided His Office

Law enforcement officials raided the office and home of Rhode Island’s House Speaker as part of a criminal investigation by the U.S. attorney’s office, FBI, IRS and state police.

03/22/2014

James Michael McAdoo #43 of the North Carolina Tar Heels shoots a free throw against the Providence Friars during the closing seconds of the Tar Heels 79-77 win during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at AT&T Center on March 21, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

North Carolina Survives Scare By Providence

James Michael McAdoo sank two free throws in the final 3.5 seconds, and No. 6 seed North Carolina rallied to beat 11th-seeded Providence 79-77 Friday night.

03/21/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Teen Charged As Adult In Providence Fatal Shooting

A 17-year-old Providence boy is being charged as an adult for his alleged role in the death of another 17-year-old who was shot through the window of his girlfriend’s home.

02/21/2014

File photo of a JetBlue airplane. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Security Threat After Note Found On Plane

The airline jetBlue reported a security issue involving one of their planes that departed from Providence and landed in Orlando.

02/09/2014

Buddy Cianci, 2001 (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Cianci Undergoes Cancer Treatment

Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci is being treated for what he says is curable cancer.

01/28/2014

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2nd Conn. Man Charged In RI Fatal Shooting

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A second New Haven, Conn., man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting during an alleged botched drug deal in Rhode Island. Twenty-year-old Lloyd Streater Jr. was arraigned […]

01/15/2014

Providence, Rhode Island (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Providence Cancels ‘Bright Night’ New Year’s Eve Events

Funding problems have forced cancellation of Bright Night Providence, the Rhode Island capital’s New Year’s festival.

12/31/2013

More than 100 people at Brown University shouted down Police Commissioner Ray Kelly to protest New York's "Stop and Frisk" policy. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC Top Cop Kelly Shouted Down At Brown University

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was shouted down by protesters at Brown University Tuesday, forcing administrators at the Ivy League school to call off his lecture on “Proactive Policing in America’s Biggest City.”

10/30/2013

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