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Taunton man, 22, sentenced in fatal shooting
A 22-year-old Taunton man was sentenced Monday to serve up to 18-and-a-half years in prison in the shooting death of another man. Prosecutors said Lorenze DaVeiga fatally shot Marques McCassie during a cookout on Weir Street in June 2015. McCassie fired back, striking DaVeiga at least four times.
Police arrest suspect in 2016 East Providence arson case
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — More than two years after two simultaneous car fire broke out in East Providence, police said they've made an arrest in the case. Police said they arrested Dakota Cronin, 24, of East Providence on a charge of first-degree arson and three charges of fourth-degree arson.
Providence's A.J. Reeves to miss 4-6 weeks due to foot injury
Announced in a press release from the school, Providence freshman and three-time Big East Freshman of the Week A.J. Reeves will miss four to six weeks due to a foot injury. The guard leads the team in three-point shooting and ranks second on the team in scoring with 14.2 points per game. He is the l
Man gets 18 years in prison for shooting at cookout in 2015
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors in Massachusetts say a Taunton man who shot another man at a cookout in 2015 has been sentenced to more than 18 years in prison. Lorenze DaVeiga pleaded guilty Monday in Fall River Superior Court to multiple charges including manslaughter and unlawful possession
PAWTUCKET MAN CHARGED WITH MANUFACTURING COUNTERFEIT MONEY
PROVIDENCE – A Pawtucket man, previously convicted and incarcerated for producing counterfeit casino coins, was arrested at his Pawtucket residence on Friday and made an initial appearance before U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Lincoln D. Almond on charges that he allegedly possessed equipment
Dedham Police Looking For Best Buy Shoplifting Suspects
DEDHAM, MA — Police are looking for two suspects they said shoplifted from the Best Buy on Providence Highway. According to police, the two suspects came in to the store around 8 p.m., on Dec. 5. The suspects grabbed 14 Microsoft Surface pens and hid them in their pants, police said.
Taunton man convicted of 2015 manslaughter sentenced to more than 18 years in prison
TAUNTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A Taunton man convicted of shooting and killing a man in 2015 was sentenced Monday to more than 18 and a half years in state prison, officials say. Lorenze DaVeiga, 22, pleaded guilty to charges of manslaughter, unlawful possession of a firearm, and two counts of assault and
Getaway driver in botched put robbery that turned deadly pleads guilty
ATTLEBORO — The man police say drove the getaway car in a botched marijuana robbery that left a former Attleboro man dead last year pleaded guilty to manslaughter and related charges Monday in Fall River Superior Court.
Changes coming to Providence police policy on high-speed chases
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - A report authored by the Providence Police Department has recommended a host of changes following a deadly officer-involved shooting on an on-ramp to I-95 last year.
Reward for information on Attleboro dog shooter increases
ATTLEBORO — People outraged about the killing of Bo the coon hound in Norton last week want to see the perpetrator brought to justice and they’re willing to back that with cash.
Police: Witness followed alleged drunken driver after Attleboro hit-and-run
ATTLEBORO — Police say a witness to a hit-and-run accident followed the fleeing car and helped police apprehend an alleged drunken driver. The witness saw the suspect hit the rear of a car on Highland Avenue at Route 1 around 10:30 p.m. Friday. She followed the vehicle and called police, according t
School district sicks debt collectors on parents for unpaid lunch fees
A Rhode Island school district hired a collection agency to get parents to ante up for unpaid lunch balances. To solve a problem that districts face across the country, a letter was sent home to parents of the Cranston School District in Cranston, Rhode Island, NBC 10 News reported. The letter says:
Driver charged after police pursuit, crash in Providence
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A 49-year-old Lincoln man is faced a judge Monday morning after police said he led officers on a police pursuit and eventually caused a crash that injured himself and three other people.
Man holding replica gun shot by North Providence police officer
NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The Rhode Island Attorney General's Office and state police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in North Providence. According to a news release from Deputy Police Chief Arthur Martins, police responded to 14 Manning Street around 8:30 p.m. Sunday for repor
Nurse at VA hospital admits he stole liquid opioids
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A nurse at the Providence VA Medical Center has admitted that he removed liquid opioids from vials at the hospital for his own personal use and filled the vials back up with saline.
Arson arrest made in 2016 fire investigation
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I, (WLNE) – An East Providence resident has been arrested on arson charges from a 2016 fire. On Monday the police department, fire department and the R.I State Fire Marshall’s office worked together to report the arrest of East Providence resident, 24-year-old Dakota Cronin.
A school in Rhode Island hired a collection agency to recoup lunch debts, and this isn't the first time it's happened
Cranston Public Schools notified parents that in 2019, debts owed on lunches would be turned over to a debt collection organization that would act on debts above $20. Cranston says current debts for the year total $45,859.
Falmouth: Check Out 5 Nearby Homes For Sale
FALMOUTH, MA — When you're in the market for a new home, hunting down every new listing in the area can take hours of tedious hunting online. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the initial work for you.
5 New Properties For Sale In The Seekonk-Swansea Area
SEEKONK-SWANSEA, MA — On the hunt for a new home nearby, but tired of browsing through the same old real-estate listings every time you search online? Fear not! To save you some time, we here at Patch have compiled a fresh batch of new listings nearby.
East Providence: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market
EAST PROVIDENCE, RI — Looking for a new home, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Need some assistance finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Fear not! To keep you up to date, we've got the latest batch of five new listings nearby.