2 Rhode Island Beaches Ban Plastic, Foam, Glass ContainersContainers made from plastic, foam or glass won't be available at concessions stands at two Middletown beaches starting this summer in an effort to cut down on pollution.
Rhode Island Drops Plans For Welcome Center Near Connecticut LineRhode Island is dropping a $12 million project to build an Interstate 95 welcome center near the Connecticut border.
Storm Postpones Court Hearing On Final 38 Studios SettlementA court hearing on the final settlement in the state's lawsuit over the failure of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company has been postponed due to a winter storm.
Guilty Plea For Serial Bank RobberA Rhode Island man who robbed banks in Connecticut and in Massachusetts while on probation for an earlier bank robbery conviction has pleaded guilty.
Energy Companies Seek To Build In Connecticut and 2 Neighboring StatesIt is the first time states have joined in a coordinated procurement effort for clean resouces
Last Dance: Final Performance For Ringling Bros. ElephantsElephants have given their final performance at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus as the circus ends a practice that enthralled audiences for two centuries but has become caught between animal rights activists' concerns and Americans' shifting views.
Rhode Island Governor: Iceland Video Goof May Draw TouristsRhode Island's governor says people searching for Iceland online are finding her state instead because of a goof in its tourism video and she's hoping they'll visit.
Rhode Island, Wells Fargo Charged With Fraud For 38 Studios DealThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Rhode Island's economic development agency and Wells Fargo with defrauding investors for the state's disastrous $75 million deal with 38 Studios, the failed video game company started by former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.
Alleged Dayville Bank Robber Found In Rhode IslandA man accused of holding up the Jewett City Savings Bank in Dayville was arrested earlier today.
Accused Pricey Wine Thief Due In CourtAllegedly stole $4,800 bottle of wine from Groton restaurant
GE May Move Some Jobs To Rhode IslandGeneral Electric says it's still considering moving some jobs to Rhode Island after choosing to relocate its headquarters to Boston.
Teen Bragged About Committing Stabbing on FacebookA 14-year-old Rhode Island girl has been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon after she allegedly bragged about stabbing another teen on Facebook.