Rhode Island

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Amtrak Train Strikes Vehicle, Driver Killed

Police said no one on the train was injured.

04/19/2015

Coast Guard rescue crews tow a fishing boat to shore Monday in Newport. (Photo by U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Rescues Fishermen From Sinking Boat In Rhode Island

Coast Guard crews rescued two fishermen from a sinking fishing boat called “More Misery” Monday off the coast of Newport, Rhode Island.

03/23/2015

One of the many memorials to the victims at the Station nightclub fire site. (Photo by Kim Tunnicliffe)

RI Station Nightclub Fire Memorial May Open In 2016

The group planning a memorial to 100 people killed in a 2003 nightclub fire expects it to open next year.

03/23/2015

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Rhode Island Governor Defends So-Called ‘Taylor Swift Tax’

Gov. Gina Raimondo says she wants to raise nearly $12 million by implementing a statewide property tax on second homes worth more than $1 million.

03/19/2015

David Ortiz playing for the AAA Pawtucket Red Sox during a rehab assignment at McCoy Stadium on July 17, 2008 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Economists: PawSox In Providence Wouldn’t Be Economic Boon

The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox have said moving the team to Providence — and building a new ballpark there — would stimulate the local economy.

03/16/2015

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FBI Seeks Identity Of Woman In R.I. Photo Who Resembles Missing Ohio Person

The FBI is ramping up efforts to identify a woman in a Rhode Island surveillance photo who investigators say strongly resembles a girl missing from Cleveland since 2007.

03/12/2015

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1 Killed, 3 Hurt In Wrong-Way Interstate 95 Crash

A 26-year-old Rhode Island woman riding in his car was killed.

03/08/2015

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

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Phantom Gourmet: Federal Hill Brick Oven Pizza

Phantom visits a Rhode Island pizzeria where you might want to eat the crust first.

03/01/2015

David Ortiz playing for the AAA Pawtucket Red Sox during a rehab assignment at McCoy Stadium on July 17, 2008 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Investors Purchasing PawSox, Moving Team To Providence

A group of investors headlined by Red Sox president Larry Lucchino announced Monday they had purchased the Pawtucket Red Sox and would relocate the team to Rhode Island’s capital.

02/23/2015

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