• Resident at elderly complex in Rhode Island shot three people before killing himself

    A 66-year-old man living at an apartment complex in Westerly, Rhode Island shot two employees — one fatally — and another resident before apparently killing himself, Westerly Police Chief Shawn Lacey said. Police received calls just after 10:30 a.m. about a shooting at Babcock Village apartments, a three-story affordable housing complex for elderly and disabled […]

  • Christopher Columbus statues vandalized in California and Rhode Island

    Vandals threw red paint on statues of Christopher Columbus in San Francisco and Providence, Rhode Island, as people around the US prepared to celebrate the Italian explorer. Workers in San Francisco scrubbed away the paint on the monument Sunday and worked to remove graffiti that said “Destroy all monuments of genocide and kill all colonizers.” […]

  • Students Who Owe Lunch Money to Get Cold Sandwiches

    A Rhode Island school district will begin serving cold sandwiches instead of hot lunches to students whose families owe lunch money. Warwick Public Schools says it is owed more than $40,000 from outstanding lunch payments and cannot afford to absorb the costs. The new policy begins next Monday. A local restaurant owner wrote on Facebook […]

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