Latest Rhode Island News

Rhode Island gets 5 turnovers, rolls over Brown 38-10

Oct. 01, 2022 21:16 PM EDT

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Kasim Hill threw two touchdown passes to Caleb Warren, Marques DeShields ran for two touchdowns and Rhode Island rolled to a 38-10 win over Brown on Saturday night. All the damage was done in the first half as twice the Rams defense stopped the Bears on downs...

Abanikanda scores 4 TDs, No 24 Pitt beats Rhode Island 45-24

Sep. 24, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tailback Israel Abanikanda rushed for four touchdowns and quarterback Kedon Slovis was solid in his return from injury as No. 24 Pittsburgh beat Rhode Island 45-24 on Saturday. The Panthers (3-1) have been searching for a top-tier running game since Qadree Ollison...

No. 24 Pitt wraps up nonconference play against Rhode Island

Sep. 22, 2022 12:36 PM EDT

Rhode Island at No. 24 Pittsburgh, Saturday, noon EDT (ACC Network) Line: No line. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Panthers get one final tune up before they begin defending their ACC title next week against Georgia...

No. 24 Pitt hosts Rhode Island, Narduzzi's alma mater

Sep. 22, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pat Narduzzi has always been a fixer. A project guy. It doesn't matter if it's painting an office or slowly building a program, the Pittsburgh coach is always drawn to something that keeps his hands or his mind busy. Rhode Island gave him a chance to do both. ...

Judge rules RI truck tolling system must end within 48 hours

Sep. 21, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Rhode Island’s truck tolling system must end within 48 hours, saying the program to fund repairs to the state’s bridges discriminates against out-of-state truckers and is unconstitutional. The RhodeWorks tolling...

Feds seize 'staggering' amount of fake Adderall pills

Sep. 19, 2022 13:13 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The seizure of more than 660,000 counterfeit Adderall pills containing methamphetamine has led to charges against one man, federal authorities in Rhode Island announced Monday. Dylan Rodas, 27, has agreed to plead guilty to possession with intent to...

Henderson throws 4 TDs in Delaware's win over Rhode Island

Sep. 17, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Nolan Henderson threw for career highs of 379 yards and four touchdowns as Delaware beat Rhode Island 42-21 in Saturday's only matchup of ranked FCS teams. Joudon Townsend had a pair of TD catches and a career-high 109 yards receiving for the Fightin' Blue...

Rhode Island Gov. McKee narrowly wins Democratic primary

Sep. 13, 2022 23:57 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee eked out a victory in his Democratic primary on Tuesday, beating back strong challenges from a pair of opponents as he seeks his first full term in office. McKee, the former lieutenant governor who became the state’s chief...

Daniel McKee wins Democratic nomination for governor in Rhode Island primary election.

Sep. 13, 2022 23:03 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Daniel McKee wins Democratic nomination for governor in Rhode Island primary election.

Seth Magaziner wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District.

Sep. 13, 2022 20:32 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seth Magaziner wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District.