What happened to the plastic straw law in Rhode Island?
It’s been 13 months since Rhode Island’s plastic straw law went into effect, prohibiting restaurants from handing out plastic straws unless requested by a customer.
Weather Alert: Brutal Wind Chills Friday Night and Saturday …
Weather Alert Update from T.J. Del Santo on 2/2/23: Brutal Wind Chills Friday Night and Saturday Morning
David Cicilline to introduce Assault Weapons Ban …
Wednesday marks the start of gun violence survivors week, which honors every life that has been touched by gun violence.
Longtime RI lawmaker replaced as deputy House speaker
One of Rhode Island's longest-serving state lawmakers has been stripped of a title she's held for more than a decade.
2 arrested in major Providence drug bust
Detectives arrested a Providence couple last week after a months-long investigation uncovered what’s being described as a “sophisticated drug operation.”
VIDEO NOW: Providence police detail significant drug …
The police said this was a large, coordinated effort between multiple agencies.
VIDEO NOW: Gov McKee is a grandfather!
The Governor commented to press during an interview on Tuesday that his son is a new father to a baby girl.
The “Green Comet” Passes by Earth
The "Green Comet" will be its closest to Earth on February 2. It is believed the comet has not been seen for 50,000 years. Local photographers captured out-of-this-world photos of the cosmic visitor.
AAA: Make sure your car battery is ready for frigid …
With record-breaking cold expected this weekend, AAA Northeast is urging drivers to make sure their car batteries are in good shape.
Community Focus: RIDOT Director Peter Alviti
Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti joined 12 News at 4 to discuss ongoing roadway projects, winter weather prep, the new Pawtucket MBTA station, and the importance of driving sober.
1 current, 1 former North Providence officer charged …
A current North Providence police detective and a former lieutenant were arraigned on embezzlement and fraud charges on Monday.
VIDEO NOW: North Providence police chief comments …
Chief Alfredo Ruggerio wants the public and his staff to know that the two men charged with embezzlement are not representative of the whole police force.