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Cranston woman killed in Route 6 crash
Rhode Island State Police identified the victim Friday as Kimberly D. Oliveira, 45, of Cranston.
4th and final suspect pleads guilty in death of former Worcester football star
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The fourth and final suspect in the slaying three years ago of a former high school football star in Massachusetts has pleaded guilty days before his trial was scheduled to start.Jovante Daye had faced a first-degree murder charge in the May 2015 shooting death in Worcester o
4th of July Fireworks Schedule
Enfield, Conn.:Town Green at 9:45-10:30 p.m.Are you attending any of these events?We want to know!Send us your videos and pictures toReportIt@wwlp.com
Man Indicted for Misleading Police in Homicide Investigation
A Massachusetts man has been indicted for lying to police during an investigation into the deaths of a mother and her three children.The Worcester District Attorney's office says 31-year-old Mathew Locke was indicted Thursday on four counts of misleading authorities in connection with the killings o
State Police ID Driver Killed In Thursday's Highway Accident
JOHNSTON, RI — State police have identified the 45-year-old Cranston woman who died Thursday in a crash in Johnston. She is Kimberly D. Oliveira. Troopers are continuing to investigate the accident, according to Laura Meade Kirk, state police spokeswoman.
First Massachusetts marijuana license issued
The license approved by the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) on Thursday will allow Sira Naturals to grow between 10,001 and 20,000 square feet of marijuana at their indoor facility at 13 Commercial Way in Milford.
Daytime blasting on Route 20 planned for June 25 | Millbury-Sutton Chronicle
To ensure safety, traffic along Route 20 will be stopped for approximately 10-minute periods at various times while operations are ongoing. These controlled and scheduled blasting operations are necessary for ongoing utility operations, and are expected to occur during daytime hours for approximatel
PD: 2 men arrested in Willimantic bank robbery
According to police, at around 10:45 a.m., officers responded to a robbery at the Liberty Bank on Main Street.
Johnston Nearby July 4 Fireworks, Parades & More: 2018
JOHNSTON, RI – We couldn't find any Johnston events for Independence Day. But concerts and fireworks are nearby in Smithfield, East Providence, Providence and in Bristol.
ACI inmate charged with attacking, wounding correctional officer
The officer suffered a broken eye socket and nose in the attack, as well as a shoulder injury, RIBCO said.
Body of Missing Child Found in Western Massachusetts River
WWLP-TVAuthorities say the body of a child reported missing has been recovered in a Massachusetts river.State police say the child's body was found in the Westfield River in Russell at about 7 p.m. Wednesday. The child had been reported missing from a home in town several hours earlier.Emergency res
'Man Pulled Out Penis, Possibly Mechanic': Milford Police Log
7:33 p.m.: Caller reporting motorcycle into pole, rider is down injury to the neck and 204 reports no feeling in the operator's arms, 14 Whitewood road
State awards first marijuana cultivation license
The company operates medical marijuana dispensaries in Cambridge, Somerville and Needham, but is not at this time seeking a license to sell recreational pot.
Go inside a marijuana dispensary in Massachusetts
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. —The Cannabis Control Commission will vote on granting a Cambridge company the first-ever recreational marijuana license in Massachusetts.The license would be for the Sira Naturals’ cultivation facility in Milford.AdvertisementThe company still needs approval for licenses at its dis
Recreational marijuana in Massachusetts: Everything you need to know
Recreational marijuana dispensaries may be able to open for business in July, but the exact date is unknown.So far, we don't even know which stores will be allowed to sell to recreational customers. Licenses are in the application process.When sales do begin, it is most likely to be at one or more o
Driver revived with narcan after head-on crash in Blackstone
BLACKSTONE, Mass.- A driver had to be revived with narcan after a wild ride ended in a head-on collision in Blackstone.The crash happened just after 10 p.m. on Main Street in Blackstone.The Blackstone fire chief tells Boston 25 News they initially called a Life Flight helicopter for the driver of th
Special probation denied for ex-investigator accused of intimidating witness
MANCHESTER— A former investigator for the state public defender’s office who’s accused of intimidating a witness and criminal impersonation was denied entry Wednesday into a probationary program that could have led to the erasure of the charges against him.Superior Court Judge Stuart Rosen denied an
1 dead in Johnston highway crash
The crash took place on Route 6 westbound, near the Atwood Avenue exit, according to police.
When a boy from Brooklyn asked for help, the RI State Police answered
RICHMOND, R.I. (WPRI) — Corporal Lawens Fevrier got the mail on a fall day last year at the Hope Valley Barracks of the Rhode Island State Police. What he found was pretty unusual—a letter postmarked from Brooklyn, New York.
400 grams of crack, $41k in cash seized in Webster drug bust
WEBSTER, MASS. (WHDH) - More than 400 grams of cocaine and $41,000 in cash were seized during a drug operation at home in Webster where a resident allegedly fired a bullet through the floor and into the kitchen of a first-floor apartment last week, authorities said.