President-elect Joe Biden has picked Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo to lead the Commerce Department, helping set trade policy and looking to promote U.S. opportunities for growth domestically and overseas.
The governors of the six New England states and New Jersey have extended a prohibition on interstate youth hockey through the end of January.
Rhode Island's hospitals reached their COVID-19 capacity on Monday, the same day the state's two-week pause, meant to control the rise in new coronavirus cases that threatens to overwhelm the state's health care system, took effect.
Rhode Island travelers must now quarantine in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut as some Northeast states begin to see signs of rising infections.
Rhode Island's top elections official has proposed mobilizing the National Guard to help process what's expected to be an overwhelming number of mail-in ballot applications for November's general election from people concerned about heading to the polls during the coronavirus pandemic.
After a Rhode Island doughnut shop announced that it was no longer offering a discount to police officers or members of the military it was met with both anger and support on social media and a rush on donuts.
A Rhode Island doughnut shop announced on social media that it was no longer offering a discount to police officers or members of the military.
An investigation into possible unemployment benefits fraud related to the coronavirus pandemic is expanding with as many as 2,000 cases in Rhode Island, authorities said.
Even as President Donald Trump asserted that he is the ultimate decision-maker in reopening the country, the governors from seven contiguous states on Monday pledged to coordinate strategies for reopening their economies after the worst of the coronavirus pandemic passes.
The Rhode Island National Guard started going door to door on Saturday in coastal areas to inform any New Yorkers who may have come to the state that they must self-quarantine for 14 days while Gov. Gina Raimondo expanded the mandatory self-quarantine to anyone visiting the state.
The first case of the new virus COVID-19 has been confirmed in Rhode Island, according to state officials.
A Rhode Island family's doorbell camera captured a touching moment, where their young son hugged their pizza delivery driver.
A Roman Catholic bishop in Rhode Island responded to the controversy created by a priest who said abortion is worse than pedophilia and later sought to clarify his comments.
Michael Bloomberg, who running for president, has secured his first endorsement from a sitting governor.
An organization that advocates for the religious freedom of military members requested Friday that the commander of Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island investigate those responsible for promoting a discussion series that urges Navy personnel to "Lead like Jesus."
A Rhode Island woman has asked her hometown for $1 million to settle her complaint that local police allowed a reality television show to record her wearing nothing but a towel.
Authorities say one person has been killed and two others injured in a shooting in Rhode Island.
A young man in Rhode Island who was repeatedly denied employment has taken matters into his own hands — and now runs his very own business.
Five people from Houston and Atlanta were charged on suspicion of scamming dozens of senior citizens out of more than $2 million through online dating and social media apps.