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Study Links Letting Kids Sip Alcohol To Later Drinking

Letting children have even a sip of alcohol could lead to danger, according to a new study.

03/31/2015

R.I. State Police outside Gordon Fox's State House office March 21, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Ex-Rhode Island Speaker Fox Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges

Former House Speaker Gordon Fox pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return following an investigation that included a dramatic federal raid on the Statehouse.

03/03/2015

Dourdeville's mother found his car parked in this lot at the West Island town beach Dec. 31. (WBZ-TV)

Search Suspended For Missing Brown Student Off Mass. Coast

An intensifying winter storm Thursday shut down the search for a missing 21-year-old Brown University student whose kayak was found drifting this week a few miles off the Massachusetts coast.

01/02/2014

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Brown University Students To Host Nudity Week

A group of students at Brown University are ditching their clothes for a week to celebrate nudity.

09/26/2013

Argo director Ben Affleck accepts the Oscar for Best Movie at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.(Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Affleck Given Honorary Degree At Brown University

Academy Award-winning actor and director Ben Affleck has received one of six honorary doctorate degrees awarded from Brown University.

05/26/2013

Joe Sharkey.

2nd Man Charged After Assault On Brown Athlete

A 22-year-old New York man has been charged with disorderly conduct following an incident in which a Brown University basketball player was assaulted and suffered severe head injuries.

05/17/2013

Tory Lussier

Lawyer: Beating Of Brown University Basketball Player Was ‘Self-Defense’

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

05/17/2013

Tory Lussier

Suspect In Assault Of Brown University Student Waives Extradition

A man accused of assaulting a Brown University basketball player has waived extradition from Connecticut and is headed to Providence.

05/16/2013

Denise Sharkey's son was attacked in Providence

Mom Of Hospitalized Brown Student Says Attack Has Devastated Family

It’s almost unreal for Joe Sharkey’s mom to think that her star-athlete son is now lying near motionless at Rhode Island Hospital.

05/15/2013

Tory Lussier arrested in assault of Brown Univ. student

Arrest Made In Assault Of Brown University Student From Norwood

A sophomore basketball player from Norwood remains in critical condition after the assault.

05/15/2013

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