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Officials identify Willimantic man who died after vehicle struck tree

According to officials, around 4:20 a.m., 28-year-old Jeffrey Marquez was operating a vehicle near 120 Quarry Street when he crashed.

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-14 20:09:24

ACI put on lock down as a result of a hazmat situation

By: News StaffEmail: news@abc6.comTwitter: @ABC6CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) - The ACI was locked down on Tuesday after a Correctional Officer found an unidentified white powder.The officer found this powder in an envelope at the Intake Service Center.First responders and Cranston Fire Department’s Hazardo

ABC6.COM - 2018-08-15 03:18:00

Police: Resident shot through glass door in Warwick neighborhood

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) -- Police have a suspect in custody after they say a person was shot through a front door Tuesday night.The incident occurred at a home on West Shore Road near Tidewater Drive around 7:30 p.m. in Warwick. Police said bullets came through the front glass door of the home, hitting

WPRI - 2018-08-15 01:02:51

Lincoln school employee arrested on felony drug charges

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) -- A Lincoln School Department employee is on leave and facing serious drug charges, according to Lincoln Superintendent Lawrence Filippeli.

WPRI - 2018-08-14 23:19:50

Investigators Search for Cause of Fire at Plainfield School

When firefighters arrived, they determined there was an active fire in the building and additional fire departments, including Moosup, Central Village, Atwood Hose, Danielson and South Killingly were called in to help fight it.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-08-15 09:01:22

Suspects in East Providence shooting arraigned

By: Chloe Leshnercleshner@abc6.com@ChloeLeshnerEAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) -- The two men arrested in connection to Friday's midday shooting in East Providence faced a judge today. Police are now calling it a robbery gone bad.East Providence police aren't giving away too much but say the 2 suspects

ABC6.COM - 2018-08-14 21:13:00

Citizens Bank unveils new corporate campus in Johnston

“This beautiful, modern campus provides a foundation for greater teamwork, innovation and efficiency in an environmentally sustainable setting,” Chairman and CEO, Citizens Financial Group Bruce Van Saun said. “We believe that this dynamic work environment will help further connect our colleagues to

WPRI - 2018-08-14 18:33:46

Norwich Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs

NORWICH, CT — The start of the school year is just around the corner, and there are still several available jobs the local school district is looking to fill. It's important to note, that these positions are either vacant and or mandated by the state or federal government.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 13:03:30

Wingstop Restaurant Opens At Foxwoods

MASHANTUCKET, CT – Foxwoods Resort Casino announced Tuesday the opening of the Wingstop restaurant in the Great Cedar Food Court across from Cedars Steakhouse and Oyster Bar. The award-winning wing concept boasts a mouthwatering menu, featuring both bone-in and boneless chicken wings all sauced and

PATCH - 2018-08-14 18:45:21

Officer Charges Driver, Asleep at Traffic Light, With DUI | WarwickPost.com

WARWICK, RI — Officer Jonathan Byrne was driving on Elmwood Avenue when he saw a blue Acura sedan stopped at a green light, with a crowd of men knocking on the window, and investigated, arresting the driver on a DUI charge.

WARWICKPOST.COM - 2018-08-14 09:30:13

Report: Immigration agencies set 'traps'

A newspaper is revealing new information related to the case of a Providence woman who was detained by immigration officials.TheBoston Globe reportedthat immigration agencies set up "traps" to get immigrants seeking citizenship into immigration offices. The strategy led to detainments and deportatio

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-08-14 10:50:37

ACI on lockdown after officer finds 'unidentified white powder'

"As a safety and security agency, we are prepared and have procedures in place for such incidents. We are following those protocols, organizing first responders, and taking appropriate safety measures," Ventura said in a statement to Eyewitness News.

WPRI - 2018-08-14 20:46:48

$200 million Citizens Bank corporate campus opens in Johnston

By Alana Cerroneacerrone@abc6.com@Alana_CerroneJOHNSTON, R.I. (WLNE) - By the end of this week, the first several hundred Citizens Bank employees will settle into their new state of the art facility in Johnston.Employees decked out in green celebrated their nearly 500,000 square foot workplace, incl

ABC6.COM - 2018-08-14 22:33:00

Westerly woman arrested after high-speed chase, discovery of HGH

WESTERLY — A Westerly woman was arrested Tuesday after leading officers on a high-speed chase across town. The woman, Cassandra Clare Olesen, 47, of West Beach Street, was charged with reckless driving by eluding police in a high-speed pursuit and possession of a controlled substance, identified as

WESTERLY SUN - 2018-08-14 18:02:00

Police: 28-year-old man crashes into tree, dies

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14-Year-Old Norwich Boy Reported Missing

NORWICH, CT — A Silver Alert has been issued for Jaden Kennedy, a 14-year-old Norwich boy who has been reported missing since Aug. 13, according to the Connecticut State Police Missing Person Clearinghouse.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 20:10:22

RI State Troopers save two individuals threatening to jump from highway overpasses

At around 12:40 a.m. troopers spotted a man on the Eddy Street overpass to I-95. According to authorities, the person had climbed over the security fencing and was threatening to jump into the northbound lanes below. Some lanes were closed to traffic as a trooper spoke with the individual for around

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-08-13 12:42:24

Police identify 2 men arrested in connection to East Providence shooting

Police said 21-year old Jermaine Perry and 20-year-old Destin Holloway are facing multiple charges, including robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, discharging a gun and conspiracy.

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-08-13 18:35:30

Here's why Rhode Island is the only state that celebrates Victory Day

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Like Del's Lemonade or Saugy dogs, Victory Day is a unique summertime tradition in the Ocean State.


28-Year-Old Man Killed in Crash in Willimantic

Paramedics transported the driver, a 28-year-old man, to Windham Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. Officials said the man is from Willimantic, but have not released his name. There was nobody else in the vehicle at the time of the accident.