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The Continental Sloop Providence was toppled by high winds. (Image Credit: Rocky Steeves)

Historic R.I. Tall Ship Toppled By Strong Wind Gusts

The 110-foot Continental Sloop Providence was toppled as a result of the Blizzard of 2015.

12 hours ago

Traffic was back up on I-495 north after the crash Saturday afternoon. (Photo credit: Mass. State Police)

Driver Killed In Crash On I-495 In Hopkinton

A driver was killed Saturday afternoon when his car went out of control on Interstate 495 and was hit by a truck.

01/24/2015

(Photo credit OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Small Earthquakes In Connecticut Felt In Massachusetts

Dr. John Ebel of the Weston Observatory says an earthquake of that magnitude in New England is not entirely rare.

01/12/2015

Police lights. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Mass. Man Drives Wrong Way, Jumps Into Water After Crash

Rhode Island police charged a Massachusetts man with drunk driving and reckless driving.

12/26/2014

Several performers were hurt in the circus accident May 4, 2014. (Photo credit: Alexander Wood)

Feds Propose $7K Fine In Hair-Hanging Circus Stunt Accident

Federal workplace safety regulators have proposed fining Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus $7,000.

11/04/2014

Ashoka Mukpo. (Facebook Photo)

RI Journalist Leaves Hospital After Ebola Recovery

A journalist who has recovered from Ebola will soon head home to Rhode Island with his family, hospital officials said Wednesday.

10/22/2014

Ashoka Mukpo. (Facebook Photo)

Friends Raising Money For RI Journalist Infected With Ebola

Friends of Ashoka Mukpo are raising money to help pay for what they expect to be more than $500,000 in medical bills.

10/13/2014

Ashoka Mukpo. (Facebook Photo)

Ebola Patient From Providence ‘Enormously Relieved’ To Be In Nebraska For Treatment

A photojournalist from Rhode Island who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia arrived in Nebraska Monday morning, where he will be treated for the virus.

10/06/2014

Ashoka Mukpo. (Facebook Photo)

NBC News Cameraman From Providence Diagnosed With Ebola

A NBC News cameraman in Liberia, originally from Providence, Rhode Island, has been diagnosed with Ebola.

10/03/2014

Emily-Otrando

Rhode Island Girl Dies From Infection Associated With Enterovirus

The Rhode Island health department says a child has died from complications of an unusual respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the U.S.

10/01/2014

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