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Police ID 3 of 4 suspects charged in Scituate armed home invasion
Three men armed with a .22 caliber AR-15 rifle are being charged in connection with a home invasion in Scituate Thursday evening, and a fourth man is accused of being their getaway driver. According to police, the 65-year-old homeowner was assaulted,
Body pulled from Shetucket River identified as missing Willimantic man
WINDHAM, CT (WFSB) – State Police have identified the body pulled from the Shetucket River on Thursday night as the missing elderly man from Willimantic.According to state police, crews responded to the area of Plains Road after a call came in from a pair of walkers who spotted the body.Police have
State Police: Body recovered from Windham river is that of missing man
WINDHAM, Conn. (WTNH) - Connecticut State Police have confirmed that the body recovered from a river in Windham is that of a missing Willimantic man. State police say his death does not appear to be suspicious at this time. State police recovered a body in the Shetucket River near Plains Road Thurs
Fun Food Things to Do in R.I. and beyond for Oct. 19-21
Brews for Books fundraiser in Central Falls, Food Truck Night in Newport, a food truck festival for the family in Pawtucket, a Grange breakfast in North Kingstown and an afternoon of food and history in Warren are among the events.
Silver Alert issued for Griswold elderly man
GRISWOLD, CT (WFSB) - A Silver Alert has been issued for an elderly man from Griwsold on Friday. State Police issued the Silver Alert ford 88-year-old Normand Sylvestre. He was last seen Friday wearing a grey hat, black coat, yellow shirt, tan pants and black shoes. Sylvestre is described as a man w
Plainfield PD: Arrest made on Jewett City man on drug possession charge
Latest Windham County NewsPlainfield PD: Arrest made on Jewett City man on drug possession chargePuppeteer who played Big Bird on 'Sesame Street' retiringState police investigate shooting, stabbing in WindhamState Police, Life Star respond to scene in WindhamPolice search for missing Willimantic man
6 children diagnosed with measles in Brooklyn
18 OCT 18 12:30 ET By Aliza Chasan NEW YORK (WPIX) -- Six children below the age of 5 were diagnosed with measles in Brooklyn, health officials said Wednesday. The initial case started after a child traveled to Brooklyn from Israel, where a large outbreak is occurring. Five of the children were not
Rhode Island Foundation announces $3.6 million in grants to reduce high rates of illness, chronic disease, health disparities - Latino Public Radio · Network
Funding targets residents of Central Falls, Newport, Pawtucket, Providence, South County, West Warwick and Woonsocket
Three men face judge after alleged home invasion in Scituate
Three men were arraigned Friday, accused of breaking into a home and assaulting a family in Scituate. Scituate Police say one of those suspects was armed with a rifle and the men wanted money and drugs. But they didn't get any and landed themselves in jail. The three 21-year-old men, handcuffed toge
Police ID 3 or 4 suspects charged in Scituate armed home invasion
SCITUATE, R.I. (WPRI) - Four men armed with a .22 caliber AR-15 rifle are being charged in connection with a home invasion in Scituate Thursday evening. According to police, the homeowner was assaulted, but no serious injuries were reported. At approximately 6:30 p.m., police responded to a home on
Police ID Body Pulled From Shetucket River in Windham
John Bennett, 87, was reported missing from his home earlier this week. His body was found Thursday in the area of Plains Road in Windham.
5 Things TO DO in Scituate (Oct. 18 - 24)
The Scituate Garden Club is delighted to announce its 2018 event, “Art in Bloom at the Library” taking place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20 and Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Scituate Town Library, 85 Branch Street. View over 18 artistic exhibits of all styles, many done by Garden Club members o
Fox bites 2 women within 12 hours in Scituate
“Scituate Police Officers are working with Animal Control to locate the fox,” the post read. “We are asking that residents in this area be aware of their surroundings, mindful of children and pets, and to contact the Scituate Police Department by calling 781.545.1212 or 911 immediately with any poss
Surveillance video helps police catch suspected stone thief
Police said tips began pouring in Monday after theyposted surveillance footageon their Facebook page, which showed a man attempting to pry stones from a wall on Bridge Street, near Baker's Beach.
Man who shot good Samaritan gets 45 years in prison
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) - A man convicted of fatally shooting a good Samaritan coming to the aid of a woman being assaulted outside a Connecticut bar has been sentenced to 45 years in prison. The Day of New London reports (https://bit.ly/2PFS6uq) that Dante Hughes was sentenced Wednesday, three month
48 Grams Of Cocaine Seized By Cranston Police, Four Arrested
With the assistance of the DEA and an East Providence special tasks force, Cranston Police searched the suspects' cars and found the cocaine along with marijuana, prescription pills and $700 cash.
Iconic Puppeteer Behind Big Bird Retiring After Nearly 50 Years
WOODSTOCK, CT – The man behind two of your favorite friends who live on Sesame Street has announced he will be retiring, leaving them in the hands of two capable puppeteers who will work to carry on their legacies.
Crews respond to fire at Norwich laundromat
Latest New London County NewsCrews respond to fire at Norwich laundromatVermont winery's wine selected to christen USS VermontMan who shot good Samaritan gets 45 years in prisonOne person escapes house fire in NorwalkGetting ready for a safe heating seasonNORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) - Police inNorwichresp
Candidate charged with stealing opponent's campaign signs
WEST GREENWICH, R.I. (AP) -- A Republican state senate candidate who police say stole campaign signs from his Democratic opponent has pleaded not guilty.Scott Copley, 43, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to misdemeanor larceny.West Greenwich police arrested Copley in September after Sen. Leonidas Raptak
Three of four suspects in Cranston pub raid ordered held
Top row : Jonathan King, Matthew Crosby; Bottom row: Michael Lanouette, Paul Troia (Cranston Police Department photos) Three of four suspects arrested in an investigation into drug dealing at a bar in Cranston were ordered held without bail Thursday morning. The fourth was released on personal recog