HOPKINTON — A Westerly woman has pleaded not guilty to a reckless driving charge that was filed last week in connection with a head-on collision Nov. 5 in Ashaway that injured her and three other people.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts’ high court has ruled in favor of a Somali man in a case that tested efforts by Boston's top prosecutor to protect immigrants from being deported for non-violent crimes.
STONINGTON — A New Jersey woman is facing drug and burglary charges after the police said she and several friends left a Mystic hotel without paying for their room, then tried to break back in to retrieve methamphetamine.
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts high school principal had a blood-alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit when he was arrested for alleged drunk driving, court records show.
SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut State Police trooper who was charged with assaulting his wife last year has been arrested, police said.
BOSTON (AP) — A Harvard University professor was charged Tuesday with lying about his ties to a Chinese-run recruitment program and concealing payments he received from the Chinese government for research.
MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — Three juniors from Howell Cheney Technical School have broken a glass ceiling by becoming the first all-female group to win the 1st District Congressional App Challenge.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — In 1952, while a student at La Esmeralda, Mexico’s national school of art, American artist John Wilson (1922-2015) painted a powerful mural that he titled “The Incident.” The fresco depicted a scene of a racial-terror lynching at the hands of the Ku Klux Klan, as witn…
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's capital city announced a finalized plan to make the city more amenable to modes of transportation other than cars.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Washington state's lieutenant governor and the founders of an immigrant rights group have been named winners of this year's John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards.
VERNON, Conn. (AP) — A judge has rejected the request of a Connecticut man charged with killing his wife to keep evidence about his wife’s Fitbit out of his murder trial.
JAMESTOWN, R.I. (AP) — A loop road that goes around a lighthouse at a Rhode Island state park has become so dangerously eroded that is it being closed to vehicular traffic, state environmental officials announced Tuesday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Kobe Bryant always had an interest in women's basketball, one that he shared with many in the sport even before his daughter Gianna started excelling at the game.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A retired Massachusetts State Police lieutenant who has denied stealing holiday pay claimed to be working while he was on a cruise, according to court documents.
SORRENTO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who repeatedly harassed parents of shooting victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been arrested for possessing the identification of one of the parents, authorities said.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The independent consultant hired to study the proposed no-bid, 20-year extension of International Game Technology's contract to run gambling operations in Rhode Island is questioning the length of the contract, according to a published report.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The death of a 4-month-old child in Rhode Island last summer was the result of maltreatment, state child welfare authorities have announced.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut businessman who cheated hundreds of his employees out of more than $3.3 million through phony administrators' fees on their pension plans has been sentenced to 20 months in prison, federal prosecutors said.
GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts police sergeant has been convicted of vehicular homicide for his role in an on-duty crash that claimed the life of a New Hampshire man.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — The news that Chinese students won’t be visiting Chariho as planned has come as a disappointment, but administrators say the decision to cancel the exchange trip was necessary.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — After more than a year of continuances, an application was heard for comprehensive plan and zoning changes to permit the construction of a 5-megawatt solar array on 29 acres in a residential zone at 0 Main Street.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Supporters of a regional pact that would tackle transportation emissions are struggling to win over several New England governors concerned that the climate change initiative will increase gas prices.
A 30-year-old Navy petty officer stationed in Groton has become the target of a multistate investigation after he allegedly admitted to police with the Town of Groton that he had sexually assaulted multiple underage victims.
WESTERLY — A 24-year-old local man remains in state custody on bond after the police said he sold crack cocaine to an undercover informant over a six-week period.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine native is donating $100 million to Northeastern University to establish a graduate school and research center in Portland in hopes of transforming the city into a technology hub and sparking economic growth, officials said Monday.
PROVIDENCE — Gas prices have dropped for the second straight week and with an increase in domestic supply and lower demand this time of year, officials said they expect the trend to continue.
The new superintendent for the struggling Providence Public School District said Monday he'll work with a sense of urgency to unleash “hope and opportunity” for students.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The four people shot outside a Connecticut courthouse on Monday were targeted by their assailant, Bridgeport police Chief A.J. Perez said.
Last December our community was rocked by the shooting at Babcock Village. To the victims and their families, our heartfelt condolences and prayers to everyone involved.
I am writing an open letter to request help with tolling Connecticut’s highways. Early in the last session, my state rep did respond to my e-mail that she didn’t favor tolls but never committed to opposing them, but now after many e-mails, I still don’t know where she stands on tolls. The re…
In response to the recent letter to the editor, “Drawing a line in the sand” by George Tremblay, he claims to agree with “a public right to beach-front access,” yet sees strolling along the beach as provocation for arrest. Many would agree that “beach-front access” and “strolling along the b…
BOSTON (AP) — Chipotle was hit with a $1.3 million fine over more than 13,000 child labor violations at its Massachusetts restaurants, the state's attorney general announced Monday.
This is a pivotal and crucial week for two most important issues at stake between the forces of evil — Satan — and the forces of good — God; the Christians who believe and uphold human life in the womb as they again demonstrate in our Capitol, and our people of justice who support our presid…
BOSTON (AP) — Gretchen Carlson, the former Fox News anchor whose sexual harassment lawsuit led to the downfall of Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes, joined state lawmakers in Massachusetts on Monday to push a bill to curtail the use of nondisclosure agreements in cases of sexual harassment.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A jury should determine whether Uber ought to be held responsible for a passenger's injuries, a federal judge in Rhode Island ruled.