University of Rhode Island

A Smith & Wesson .357 magnum. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

University Of Rhode Island Campus Police Begin Carrying Guns

University of Rhode Island campus police will start carrying guns Friday, making it the final public university in the nation to arm its officers.


Police searched Chafee Hall after the report of a gunman Thursday.

URI Ends Campus Lockdown, No Gunman Found

A student recording a lecture captured the moment that started the lockdown. A man is heard saying “I’m a nice guy. I’m a nice guy.”


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North Attleboro Woman Charged With Embezzling $165K From URI Sorority

A North Attleboro woman has been charged with embezzling $165,000 from a University of Rhode Island sorority.


Jets quarterback Tim Tebow (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images) and Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Gronkowski Would Do What With Tim Tebow?

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski spoke at the University of Rhode Island Thursday night and he raised some eyebrows with a comment about Tim Tebow.