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 and Darrin Hall both rushed for more than 1,000 yards in 2018.
Rhode Island at No. 24 Pittsburgh, Saturday, noon EDT (ACC Network)
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.
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.
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.
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 Hens (3-0, 1-0 Colonial Athletic Association).
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.
New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Delaware will host the final multistate primary elections of the 2022 midterm season Tuesday, with contests to select candidates for governor, U.S.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Researchers at the University of Rhode Island are getting some federal assistance for their efforts to better understand plastic pollution and the threat it poses to the ocean.
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Kasim Hill threw two long touchdown passes in the second quarter to spark Rhode Island to a 35-21 victory over Bryant on Saturday.
Rhode Island (2-0) trailed 7-6 when Hill fired a 78-yard scoring strike to Ed Lee and followed with a 63-yarder to Kahtero Summers to put the Rams up 20-7 with 5:28 left in the first half.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Insurance company Amica has reached a 10-year deal for the naming rights to the downtown Providence arena that for two decades has been known as the Dunkin' Donuts Center.
The 14,000-seat facility will now be known as the Amica Mutual Pavilion, or the AMP Providence, the Lincoln-based insurer and the Rhode Island Convention Center Authority announced Tuesday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A two-day rainstorm that dropped more than 11 inches of rain in one Rhode Island community, blocked a major highway, stranded motorists, and forced the shutdown of the state's largest zoo fizzled out later Tuesday, forecasters said.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Texas woman who played a role in internet romance scams that cheated victims out of a total of about $2.6 million pleaded guilty Thursday to wire fraud and conspiracy to commit mail fraud, federal prosecutors in Rhode Island said.
A Jewish congregation in New York City has moved to evict Rhode Island congregants who worship at the nation’s oldest synagogue as part of a long-running dispute over control of the historic building.
The Rhode Island congregants who worship at the nation’s oldest synagogue won't be evicted, as a judge ruled in their favor Monday. But the yearslong legal dispute over the historic building appears far from over.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two men have been indicted on murder charges in a drive-by shooting that killed a woman in Providence last year.
Miya Brophy-Baermann, 24, of Warwick, Rhode Island, was shot and killed while talking with a friend on a city street in the early morning of Aug.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — A former Rhode Island high school basketball coach who authorities say for years asked male student-athletes to remove their clothes while alone with him so he could check their body fat pleaded not guilty to criminal charges Friday.
Providence’s mayor proposed spending $10 million in federal coronavirus pandemic aid on financial literacy and homeownership, workforce training, small business development and other programs recently recommended by the city’s reparations commission.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University has acquired a trove of records, writings and artwork from Mumia Abu-Jamal, a political activist and journalist who spent decades on death row for the shooting death of a Philadelphia police officer in the 1980s.
A new report suggests ways Providence, Rhode Island, can atone for its extensive ties to the transatlantic slave trade and centuries of racism and discrimination by, among other things, establishing home repair funds, launching financial literacy programs and boosting aid to Black and Indigenous organizations.
NEW SHOREHAM, R.I. (AP) — Authorities on the Rhode Island tourist hotspot of Block Island have voted to suspend the liquor and entertainment licenses of a beachfront resort that was the site of a brawl during a crowded music festival earlier this month that was later followed by a fight on a ferry to the mainland.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Federal officials have declared a drought-related disaster in Rhode Island while New England’s second-largest city is restricting outdoor water use as the drought in the Northeast worsens.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A pair of 270-foot (82.3-meter) U.S. Coast Guard vessels involved in search-and-rescue operations, military exercises and maritime law enforcement are now based in Rhode Island, authorities said Friday.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Rhode Island man vacationing in Milwaukee fell to his death after a drawbridge was raised while he was walking across it.
Richard Dujardin, 77, of Providence, Rhode Island, was crossing the Kilbourn Avenue Bridge in downtown Milwaukee on Monday afternoon with his wife, according to a Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office report.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A veteran police captain in Rhode Island shown on video smashing a handcuffed man’s face into the pavement over the July 4 weekend was charged with simple assault Thursday.
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AP) _ KVH Industries Inc. (KVHI) on Tuesday reported a loss of $1.4 million in its second quarter.
The Middletown, Rhode Island-based company said it had a loss of 8 cents per share.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Islanders who flocked to a summer hotspot on Monday for the Victory Day holiday got into brawls at a resort and on a ferry ride home, leading to eight arrests.
The fighting started at a beach resort on Block Island that was hosting a reggae festival.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Picture it: A vacant Beverly Hills bistro has been transformed into the set of a 1980s sitcom about four women living in Miami — but it's also a working restaurant.
Reservations have been going fast at the newly opened The Golden Girls Kitchen.
EAST GREENWICH, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island National Guard has its first Black colonel.
Sharon Harmon attained the rank of colonel at a promotion ceremony Saturday at the Joint Force Headquarters, Camp Fogarty, in East Greenwich, the National Guard said in a statement.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island police department is seeking to fire an officer after video showed him smashing a handcuffed man’s face into the pavement during a fireworks celebration on Fourth of July weekend.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ Bally's Corporation (BALY) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $59.5 million.
On a per-share basis, the Providence, Rhode Island-based company said it had net income of 98 cents.
WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) _ CVS Health Corporation (CVS) on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $2.95 billion.
The Woonsocket, Rhode Island-based company said it had net income of $2.23 per share.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Another person involved in a gang shootout in a residential neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island, last year that resulted in injuries to nine people has been sent to prison, state Attorney General Peter Neronha said Thursday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ Textron Inc. (TXT) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $217 million.
On a per-share basis, the Providence, Rhode Island-based company said it had net income of $1.
NEWPORT, RI (AP) — Surprise! Joni Mitchell is back onstage.
The folk legend performed her first full-length concert on Sunday at the Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island, The Boston Globe reported.
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) _ Washington Trust Bancorp Inc. (WASH) on Monday reported net income of $20 million in its second quarter.
The bank, based in Westerly, Rhode Island, said it had earnings of $1.14 per share.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Longtime U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin is naming two politicians who will be leaders on issues affecting Americans with disabilities as he prepares to retire from Congress.
The Rhode Island Democrat is hosting an event Tuesday in Washington to mark the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, speak about the need for accessible transportation and name two new co-chairs of the House Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The Newport Folk Festival, known for creating electrifying musical moments — the most famous being Bob Dylan's decision to plug in his guitar in 1965 — this weekend has a small outer stage that is being powered in part by festival-goers on stationary bicycles.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A successful Rhode Island high school basketball coach was criminally charged Thursday by authorities who say that for years he asked male student-athletes to remove their clothes while alone with him so he could check their body fat.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Pete Seeger, the banjo-playing folk singer whose music was indelibly intertwined with his social activism, was honored Thursday as the latest American musician to appear on a U.S.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee's former chief of staff did not break the law when he personally involved himself in efforts to secure approval to develop some wetlands he had a financial interest in, but he did show “poor judgment,” state Attorney General Peter Neronha said in a report released Wednesday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ Citizens Financial Group Inc. (CFG) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $364 million.
On a per-share basis, the Providence, Rhode Island-based company said it had net income of 67 cents.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) _ Hasbro Inc. (HAS) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $142 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
The Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based company said it had net income of $1.02 per share.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island has sued five more landlords who rent properties in which children with lead poisoning live, the state attorney general said Monday.
The three properties in Providence, one in Central Falls, and one in Newport all contain “significant lead hazards" and the landlords have failed to comply with state lead poisoning prevention laws, Attorney General Peter Neronha said in a statement.
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A woman sitting in the outdoor eating area of a restaurant died after she was struck by a vehicle, police in Warwick, Rhode Island said.
The driver was traveling through the parking lot of Tommy's Clam Shack on Friday afternoon and inadvertently hit the accelerator, striking a couple who were sitting at a table, police said.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man who poured a flammable liquid into a police cruiser during a night of violent unrest in Providence in the summer of 2020, turning a small fire into an inferno that turned the vehicle into a charred wreck, was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island drywall contractor who according to authorities played a key role in cheating the Internal Revenue Service out of more than $2.8 million by paying some workers in cash was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation, although he will serve some time behind bars, prosecutors said.
NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An armed man who barricaded himself inside a Rhode Island home overnight surrendered peacefully on Thursday morning, authorities said.
The 56-year-old male resident of the North Providence home surrendered at about 8 a.m., said Mayor Charles Lombardi, about 17 hours after police responded to the home and issued a shelter-in-place order for neighbors.
BOSTON (AP) — A state senator in Rhode Island who was suspended from TikTok after posting a video in which she twerked while doing a handstand in a bikini says she has no regrets.