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R.I. State Police justified in fatal shooting of Portsmouth man during attempted arrest, grand jury finds

In April 2022, the state violent fugitive task force had an arrest warrant for Russell Dufault, who was accused of pointing a gun at his ex-girlfriend’s sister, assaulting her, and holding her against her will.


After tumultuous period, ABC6 sale is off

The development caps a difficult period for the Providence station WLNE-TV, which has long been in third place in the ratings for this market.


Could Breeze Airways put the ‘international’ in T.F. Green International Airport?

Breeze Airways president Tom Doxey talked about the airline's arrival in R.I., its plans for international expansion, and ... stuffies.

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Tidewater Landing’s Brett Johnson on what went wrong, and how he’s trying to make it right

The founder of Fortuitous Partners and an owner of Rhode Island FC talks about bridging the financial gap for the soccer stadium in Pawtucket, his other business ventures, and stoppage time drama.


Waiver proposal would help R.I. pay for housing for those with complex medical needs

The Rhode Island General Assembly is now considering legislation that would allow the state to request flexibility to direct Medicaid funds toward housing.

Gary Washburn | ON BASKETBALL

What Joe Mazzulla and the Celtics have done to turn things around is simply remarkable

The Celtics will enter Game 6 Saturday having rediscovered the confidence and fortitude that had been lost.


New proposal scales back RIPTA overhaul plan

This afternoon, the Senate Finance Committee is set to hear the original proposal to put RIPTA under RIDOT, as well as a new plan that would make RIDOT’s director chair of RIPTA’s board.


Advocates urge R.I. to keep focused on social equity one year after marijuana legalization

Now that Governor McKee has nominated Cannabis Control Commission members, the Cannabis Justice Coalition is emphasizing provisions to repair the harm done by the “War on Drugs.”


The latest political news in Rhode Island

Endorsements, campaign announcements, and more leading up to the special election for R.I.’s First Congressional District

‘Team of TJs’: Johnston Little League president says fallen coach left a ‘positive’ impression on his players

Thomas May, of Johnston, R.I., coached a 9- to 12-year-old Little League team. He was one of two people who were allegedly killed by James Harrison on Wednesday.


Best things to do in Rhode Island this week: May 26-June 2

This week: Drive-in movie time, rocking at the rooftop beer garden, beach walks, fireworks and more.