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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

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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

National Guard troops line Pennsylvania Avenue during a parade January 16, 2005 in Washington, DC.  (credit: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Shutdown To Affect Columbus Day Parade In RI

The National Guard won’t be marching in this weekend’s Columbus Day Parade in Providence, one more way in which Rhode Island is feeling the effects of the ongoing federal shutdown.

10/11/2013

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Amtrak Service Resumes After Storm-Related Problem

Amtrak service between New Haven and Providence has been restored after crews cleared storm debris that had fallen on the railroad’s overhead wire system near Cranston.

09/13/2013

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Lights Out On Rhode Island’s ‘Superman Building’

The lights on the exterior of Rhode Island’s tallest building have been turned off, and it’s not clear when they’ll be turned back on.

07/10/2013

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DOJ: School Forced Disabled Students To Perform Manual Labor For No Wages

The U.S. Justice Department says Rhode Island and the city of Providence violated the rights of the developmentally disabled by unnecessarily segregating them at a city school and a state-licensed employment program.

06/13/2013

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Vernon Man Charged In RI Assault Says It Was Self-Defense

A Vernon man charged with an assault on a Brown University basketball player that left him hospitalized with severe head injuries acted in self-defense, his attorney said Friday.

05/17/2013

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