Ongoing Investigation being conducted after hit & run collision in Providence

According to the Pawtucket Fire Department, there was a hit and run accident on 95 North in Providence on Saturday night.  Reportedly, around 10:00 p.m., a Honda rear-ended another vehicle just prior to entering Pawtucket, lost control, and struck a light pole. The person behind the wheel of the Honda fled the location and remains […]

The “Super Plunge Weekend” of Special Olympics RI commences.

The Atlantic Ocean was the site of the Special Olympics Rhode Island Super Plunge, where brave swimmers took the plunge into the icy waters several times on Saturday. Those known as “Super Plungers” began their dives on Saturday noon and will continue until Sunday noon, after which they will be joined by more participants for […]

Exeter horse camp area regulations could be altered by the DEM

The LeGrand Reynolds Horsemen’s Camping Area in Exeter, RI has been exclusively available for equestrian use for over fifty years. However, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is considering opening the 52-acre space to the public for camping, hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities. Horse riders, such as Cecily Westervelt from the Rhode […]

Chocolate Factory Explosion: 2 Dead, 5 Missing, Say Officials

An explosion at a chocolate factory in West Reading, Pennsylvania, killed two people and left five missing, according to authorities. Despite the initial reports of five fatalities, officials confirmed only two deaths. One person was also rescued from the rubble. Dogs and imaging equipment were used to search for signs of life. The cause of […]

Hasbro Children’s Hospital benefits from annual RhodyTHON fundraiser.

The RhodyTHON, a student-run dance marathon, is set to take place at the Mackal Field House in Kingston, RI. Hundreds of University of Rhode Island students will dance for 10 hours, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., to benefit children being treated at the Hasbro Children’s Hospital. This signature event is the culmination of various […]

Head-On Crash in Portsmouth Results in DUI Charges for Local Resident

A car accident late Friday night in Portsmouth, RI resulted in the arrest of Celio Da Silva Aleixo, a 39-year-old Portsmouth man, on charges of DUI. Police responded to a head-on crash between two vehicles at East Main Rd. and Sea Meadow Dr. where an SUV traveling north on East Main Rd. crossed the double […]

Fall River Teenager’s Death: Woman Admits Guilt

A woman from Fall River, Massachusetts, has been sentenced to life imprisonment after pleading guilty to second-degree murder and other charges in the death of her boyfriend’s autistic son, David Almond. Jaclyn Coleman, 28, took custody of David and his twin brother Michael, who was also diagnosed with autism, just months before David’s death. His […]

Medal of Honor town designation awarded to South Kingstown

A ceremony was held in South Kingstown to recognize the community as a Medal of Honor town on National Medal of Honor Day. Governor Dan McKee and Senator Jack Reed attended the event as part of the town’s 300th anniversary celebration. The ceremony honored South Kingstown’s three Medal of Honor recipients and remembered the five […]

Tight Labor Market Persists as US Jobless Claims Slightly Decrease

The US labor market continues to defy the efforts of the Federal Reserve to cool hiring, as jobless claims for the week ending March 18 fell by 1,000 to 191,000, remaining below the 200,000 threshold for the ninth consecutive week. Despite higher borrowing rates, the Fed raised its key interest rate by a quarter-point on […]