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Rhode Island Teen Arrested for Shooting Officer in Ballistic Vest

An officer with the Providence (RI) Police Department was struck in the ballistic vest when a gunman opened fire on him on Friday afternoon.

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Rhode Island Officer Injured in Single-Vehicle Crash While Responding to Backup Call

An officer with the Warwick (RI) Police Department was injured when his SUV struck a stone wall in a roundabout.

Rhode Island Officers Save Choking Baby

Both officers ran to her, finding a 16-month-old baby not breathing with her lips turned light blue.

Rhode Island Officer Accused of Misconduct Cleared, Returns to Duty

An officer with the Providence (RI) Police Department who had been accused of involvement in a scheme to steal tires and rims from local vehicles has been found to have no involvement in the criminal activity.

Rhode Island Strippers Accused of Stealing Gun from Boston Officer at Hotel

Pawtucket police said that 22-year-old Melissa Dacier and 25-year-old Neish Rivera were arrested and the officer's service weapon recovered several hours after he'd reported it stolen.

Rhode Island Officer Injured in Head-On Collision with Alleged DUI Driver

An officer with the North Providence (RI) Police Department was reportedly hurt when a 21-year-old woman collided head-on with his police vehicle.

Board Again Denies Rhode Island Officer's Long-Running Disability Claim

An officer with the South Kingstown (RI) Police Department—who claims he was permanently injured on duty in 2010—was again denied his request for accidental disability pension.

Rhode Island State Police Send Stuffed Toy to 4-Year-Old New York Boy

A Brooklyn family had been traveling on I-95 in Rhode Island when a stuffed toy belonging to a 4-year-old boy fell out the window of their vehicle.

Unadoptable Dog Now Called Hero K-9 by Rhode Island State Police

“She did not have an off switch,” Inman wrote in a Facebook message. “She was too much dog for most families.”

ATV Driver Tells Rhode Island Officer "You'll Never Catch Me," Plows into Potted Plant

One of the ATV drivers, 25-year-old Ruddy Rodriguez, even pulled up right next to the officers and laughed at them, police said. “You’ll never catch me or stop me!” Rodriguez shouted, according to police. But that’s where Rodriguez was wrong, police said.