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DEA agents in R.I. seize largest single bust of counterfeit Adderall pills

Field agents in Rhode Island seized approximately 660,500 methamphetamine pills, which they believe to be worth approximately $4.6 million in street value.


Students who kept ‘pedo database’ heralded as heroes while experts say the middle school failed them

Days after their “Pedo Database” became public, experts weigh in on what the teenage boys did right — and how the schools in this Rhode Island town need to do better


Two R.I. men who spread white supremacist fliers in East Providence plead no contest to obstructing police

Stephen Thomas Farrea, 32, of Portsmouth, and Austin Conti, 26, of Warwick, who are affiliated with a New England-based neo-Nazi group, were ordered to perform 20 hours of community service.

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Providence bar brawl leads to smashed bottles, chairs, and tables — and one arrest

As music played, people scrambled on the floor, which was covered with spilled drinks and broken glass. Then the music stopped and the fighting escalated.


The middle school boys thought their teacher was a ‘creep.’ So they tracked how he treated the girls.

A “pedo database” where some Davisville Middle School students documented how their teacher harassed girls in their class is now part of an investigation into the North Kingstown teacher.


Providence College student falls from 5th floor dorm window

A 19-year-old Providence College student fell 50 feet from a fifth-floor dorm window early Thursday, police said.


Abuse survivors say, Providence Diocese hasn’t done enough

On this week’s Rhode Island Report podcast, Dr. Ann Hagan Webb and Claude Leboeuf talk about starting the first support group in Rhode Island for the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests.


Sexual assault of a patient alleged at Eleanor Slater Hospital

An internal investigation is underway and the State Police and regulators have been notified of an alleged sexual assault of one patient by another at the Adolf Meyer building in Cranston.