Jul 15, 2014 — The long-serving mayor of Rhode Island's capital city spent more than four years in prison on felony corruption charges and was forced to resign — twice. And now he's running again for mayor.
May 6, 2014 — Eight performers remain in the hospital — four in serious condition — after a circus act went wrong in Rhode Island on Sunday.
May 5, 2014 — Eleven people, including nine acrobats, were injured on Sunday in Providence, R.I., when support equipment failed and the performers fell to the ground.
Apr 24, 2012 — Voters are going to polls in Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware and New York, though turnout is expected to be low. Still, here are four things to watch. Even with Rick Santorum, out of the race, Pennsylvania could still be interesting if Ron Paul's supporters are able to spring a delegate surprise on Mitt Romney.
Oct 25, 2010 — Frank Caprio, the Democratic candidate for Rhode Island governor is upset Obama's not endorsing him. Obama is withholding his endorsement as a favor to former Sen. Lincoln Chafee, a moderate Republican running for governor who endorsed Obama in 2008.
Jul 27, 2009 — This weekend, members of folk music's old and new guards will gather at Fort Adams, in Newport, Rhode Island, as they have for the last 50 years. The name of the festival may be different, but its mission persists.