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RI NEWS

Missing kayaker found dead in Barrington, R.I.

The kayaker has been identified as a 60-year-old man, but officials have not released his name or other details.

RI CRIME

Two charged with killing Providence woman, dumping body in river

Detectives are questioning a person of interest who is currently detained at the station, according to police.

COMMENTARY | LIZA BURKIN AND JAMIE PAHIGIAN

All Rhode Islanders should support modernizing our public records law to make comprehensive crash data public

The notion that road safety data should be public is not a fringe position, say advocates at the Providence Streets Coalition, and Rhode Island is increasingly an outlier in protecting it from public scrutiny.

RI COURTS

Jury finds Woonsocket man guilty of stealing 10 cases of tequila from his employer

Brenden Phang, 25, was found guilty of stealing 10 cases of tequila worth $2,936 from Centrex Distributors, a wine wholesaler and importer in West Greenwich.

Rhode Island man wanted for armed robbery at Bellingham convenience store

Agapito Davila, 41, of Woonsocket, is known to frequent Lowell and may be driving a black Honda Civic with no front license plate, Bellingham police said Saturday.

‘We’re not going to put up with hate’: Shiloh Gospel Temple stands strong after arson attempt at church

Kevin Colantonio, 34, was taken into federal custody Thursday morning and charged with deliberately setting set fire to the predominantly Black church.

RI CRIME

R.I. man charged with arson at predominantly Black church had racist, violent writings, US Attorney says

Kevin Colantonio, 34, of North Providence is considered “an extreme danger to the community,” based on “disturbing writing which give insight to his motives,” Assistant US Attorney Peter Roklan said.

RI POLICING

R.I. state trooper injured when cruiser struck during storm

The trooper was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with minor injuries and later released, state police said.