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Kaitlin Goldstein. (Photo courtesy: MIT)

MIT Student Dies After Falling Off Cliff In India

A Rhode Island native who was working on her doctorate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has died in India after she reportedly slipped while jogging and fell several hundred feet off a cliff.

06/22/2014

Paul White, who also goes by the name Christina, denied the charges. (Image courtesy: WPRI-TV)

RI Father Charged With Getting 3 Fifth-Graders Drunk

A Rhode Island man is facing charges after police say he got three fifth grade girls drunk earlier this week.

06/18/2014

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

Circus Acrobats Plan Suit, Say Lives Have Changed After Providence Accident

Lawyers for seven of the eight circus acrobats injured during a hair-hanging stunt say they plan to file a lawsuit after they conclude an investigation into what happened.

06/17/2014

(Photo credit: ERIC CABANIS/AFP/Getty Images)

RI To Crack Down On Drones At Outdoors Events

Authorities in Rhode Island say they will crack down against the use of drones during popular outdoors public events this summer, saying state laws and regulations ban the unmanned aircrafts.

06/15/2014

Mosquito. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 Cases Of New Mosquito-Borne Virus In Rhode Island

Rhode Island health officials are reporting the first confirmed cases of a nasty mosquito-borne virus that has been rapidly spreading in the Caribbean.

06/14/2014

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Congress Passes Bill To Help Providence, RI WaterFire Event Go On

Congress has passed a bill that allows the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to operate the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier during the city’s popular WaterFire event.

06/07/2014

File image (Credit: iStockphoto)

Report: Providence, RI Teacher Returned To Work After Attleboro Rape Arraignment

A Providence teacher returned to his classroom this week after being arraigned in Massachusetts on rape charges, according to a report.

06/06/2014

Woody Allen. (Photo credit THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Woody Allen To Shoot Next Movie In Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s Film and Television Office has confirmed that director Woody Allen plans to film a movie in the state this summer.

06/03/2014

A file image of the hair-hanging act. (Image courtesy: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus)

Acrobat Hurt In Providence Circus Accident Willing To Do Hair-Hanging Again

One of eight circus acrobats who plunged about 20 feet to the ground during a hair-hanging act witnessed by thousands says she’ll perform the stunt again.

05/07/2014

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

Initial Phase Of Providence Circus Accident Probe Done

Investigators have completed the initial investigation into a circus accident that sent eight acrobats hanging from their hair plummeting to the floor.

05/06/2014

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