Feds leading probe into Thanksgiving eve church fire

Federal authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a Rhode Island church on Thanksgiving eve
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Enrollment jumps at college with free tuition program

Community College of Rhode Island says there has been a 47 percent increase in enrollment in its second year of a free college tuition program
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Man enters insanity plea in killing of mom at hospital

A man accused of killing his mother last year in a New Hampshire hospital intensive care unit has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity
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Judge: Convicted sex offender did not violate probation

A judge in Rhode Island has ruled that a man who spent decades in prison for molesting children did not violate his probation by putting incorrect information o
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23 child adoptions finalized at Rhode Island celebration

Residents across Rhode Island have gathered to celebrate the placement of 23 children with new families as part of National Adoption Day
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Community college looks to offer winter classes

The Community College of Rhode Island is looking to offer winter classes to help students graduate on time
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Police: GPS tracker with cash leads to bank robber's arrest

Police say a quick-thinking bank teller helped them quickly track down a robber by slipping a GPS tracking device in with the money
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Video: State troopers pull unconscious man from burning car

Two New Jersey state troopers managed to wrestle an unconscious man to safety as flames consumed his burning car
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2 state troopers pull unconscious man from burning car

Two New Jersey state troopers managed to wrestle an unconscious man to safety as flames consumed his burning car
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Incumbent mayors in Providence, other cities win re-election

Incumbent mayors throughout Rhode Island won re-election
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Rhode Island incumbent Democrats fend off GOP challengers

Rhode Island's top Democratic office-holders have won re-election by fending off Republican challengers and promising to continue work they started to help the
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The Latest: Democratic House speaker wins re-election

Democratic House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello has been re-elected in his district despite an organized effort to oust him
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Rhode Island Democrat incumbents fend off GOP challengers

Rhode Island's top Democratic office-holders have won re-election by fending off Republican challengers and promising to continue work they started to help the
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The Latest: House speaker ahead but mail ballots not counted

Democratic House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello has won more votes than his Republican challenger, but the final result could depend on mail ballots that still have
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Rhode Island's 2 US House representatives win re-election

Rhode Island's two representatives in the U.S. House won re-election Tuesday, promising voters that they'll try to make health care and prescription drugs more
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The Latest: Voters OK funds for education, environment

Rhode Island voters have approved a $70 million bond for higher education facilities and nearly $50 million for environmental and recreational projects
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The Latest: Democrats picked for top statewide offices

Democrat Seth Magaziner has won a second four-year term as general treasurer in Rhode Island
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The Latest: Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza wins second term

Democratic Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza wins second term, fending off a challenge from independent Dee Dee Witman
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The Latest: Rhode Island voters approve $250M school bond

Rhode Island voters approve $250 million bond for the first phase of ambitious plan to rebuild schools
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The Latest: Democrat McKee re-elected lieutenant governor

Democrat Dan McKee defeats GOP's Paul Pence and three others to win second term as lieutenant governor in Rhode Island.
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The Latest: US Rep. Cicilline, a Democrat, re-elected in RI

Democratic U.S. Rep. David Cicilline has won re-election in Rhode Island, fending off a challenge from Republican Patrick Donovan
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The Latest: Rep. Langevin, a Democrat, re-elected in RI

Democratic U.S. Rep. James Langevin has won re-election in Rhode Island, fending off a challenge from Republican Salvatore Caiozzo.
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Sen. Whitehouse re-elected, other races still to be decided

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse was re-elected Tuesday after fending off a challenge from Republican Bob Flanders
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Convicted sex offender held without bail

A man who spent decades in prison for molesting children and whose move to Rhode Island sparked noisy protests outside his home has been held without bail after
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