Rhode Island

Nicholas Coyle (credit: WPRI.com)

Cops: College Lacrosse Player From L.I. Kills Rabbit, Uses As Hockey Puck

Nicholas Coyle, 19, of Merrick, has been charged with killing a cottontail rabbit with a hockey stick and using its carcass as a puck, police said.


Dave Warden shows off marijuana seen at a dispensery - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 19, 2009 (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

New Jersey Reacts To Federal Statement On Medical Marijuana

The U.S. Justice Department says that marijuana dispensaries and licensed growers in states with medical marijuana laws could face prosecution for violating federal drug and money-laundering laws.


Andy Fakhoury, 23, of Yonkers was sentenced to ten years in jail and ten years probation in an astonishing case of sex slavery. (Credit: CBS 2)

Suspect In Sex Slavery Case Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

The suspect in an astonishing case of sex slavery was sentenced to ten years in jail and ten years probation.


East Coast Rapist Sketch

Years Of Nothing, Then A Quick Arrest In East Coast Rapist Case

It was definitely the same man raping women and girls along the East Coast, the attacks spanning from Connecticut to Virginia and growing more horrific as year after year passed. Investigators just didn’t know who it was.


(Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)

Newport, RI Vying For America’s Cup In 2013

Rhode Island’s top economic development official said Sunday that representatives of BMW Oracle Racing and Golden Gate Yacht Club have expressed an interest in holding the next America’s Cup in Newport, RI.


(Photo Credit: AP)

2 NY Men Charged With Human Trafficking In RI

Police say two New York men enslaved teenagers as young as 16 in Rhode Island and forced them into prostitution.


Handcuffs - File Photo

Camp Counselor In NJ Charged With Sexual Assault

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office says 23-year-old Jessica Fenton had sex with the 16- and 17-year-old in her tent.


Philip Markoff reportedly wrote two words with his blood inside his jail cell before he died. (credit: AP)

Mass. Formally Drops Charges In Craigslist Killing

Prosecutors formally dropped murder charges Thursday against a man who committed suicide in his jail cell while awaiting trial in the slaying of a masseuse he met through Craigslist.