Lawmakers Consider Legalizing Gambling Brackets And Pools

   PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — NCAA bracket pools, along with other types of monetary betting, would be legalized in Rhode Island under legislation being considered by the General Assembly. “So any bet between friends where there’s not a third party collecting money and where all the money is dispersed to the winner,” Rep. Amore said…

Providence Lifts Its Open Container Laws For The Weekend

   PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The NCAA tournament gets underway Thursday at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center and that’s prompting some changes to city rules. According to our newspaper partners at The Providence Journal, the city is temporarily suspending its open-container law, allowing people to walk on the street with alcohol in certain areas of downtown.…

Your Newport St. Patrick’s Day Arrest Breakdown 

   NEWPORT, RI—The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Newport on Saturday went on without major incident, but Newport police officers were kept busy—as expected—as thousands of revelers celebrating with alcohol inevitably led to numerous arrests. (Patch)  I hope everyone had a day out there on Saturday and your bed on Sunday treated you right because we…