RIPTA to eliminate express beach bus service this summer

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — After more than 20 years, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA)…

Rolling log causes train derailment, fuel spill in Fall River

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — Cleanup is underway after a train derailment in Fall River caused…

Increased tick population expected; here’s how to protect yourself

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — As we start to spend more time outdoors, it’s important to…

Tatum’s huge effort helps Celtics win 108-95 to force Game 7

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 46 points, outdueling Giannis Antetokounmpo and making sure there wouldn’t…

Chronically ill teens dance the night away in Providence ballroom

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Dressed to the nines, nearly 50 Rhode Island teenagers living with chronic…

Bristol World War II veteran celebrates 102nd birthday

BRISTOL, R.I. (WPRI) — It was a birthday celebration to remember for 102-year-old Arthur Medeiros. The…

‘Victim of the system’: Advocates probe sudden death of former Slater patient

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – A disability rights advocacy group is investigating the death of Charlene Liberty,…

‘You knew about it all and you did nothing’: NK Parents confront school committee over misconduct allegations

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — Still reeling from previous controversy, the North Kingstown school committee addressed…

RI education commissioner tests positive for COVID-19

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Rhode Island Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green was notably absent from Monday night’s…

RI State Police warn of jury duty scam

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — If you receive a call from someone saying you owe money…

Memorial Day travel bookings up 122% over last year

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — If you plan on traveling Memorial Day weekend, now is the time…

Providence councilwoman reaches plea deal in hit-and-run case

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — City Councilwoman Carmen Castillo has reached a plea agreement with the R.I.…

Bars, restaurants seeing extra boost to business with WWE in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — WWE Backlash returned to Providence on Sunday night for the first time…

Vandals target Freetown cemetery for 2nd time, deface 34 gravestones

FREETOWN, Mass. (WPRI) — For the second time this year, vandals have desecrated a Freetown cemetery.…

Glass falls on NHL official in Bruins penalty box

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins’ playoff game against the Carolina Hurricanes was delayed for about…