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1 Dead In 195 Crash: State Police

WESTPORT, MA — An elderly Connecticut man was killed in a Friday afternoon crash on Route 195 East, State Police said.

PATCH - 2018-07-21 04:31:01

AP News - Mom, daughter to spend night in Lizzie Borden killing room

Sara Love, of Bath, New York, tells The Herald-News she paid $425 for a night in the room at the Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast in Fall River as a retirement gift for her mom.

TOWNHALL - 2018-07-21 09:59:00

1 injured in single-car crash on I-195

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) -- Police are investigating after a car crash sent one person to the hospital Friday.According to Massachusetts State Police, the single-car crash occurred just after 2 p.m. on I-195 East near the Reed Road and Highland Avenue exit.Police said the driver was taken to St. Luke

WPRI - 2018-07-20 20:36:33

Crash shuts down 195 in area of Westport-Dartmouth town line

A crash on 195 eastbound near the Westport-Dartmouth town line has back up traffic to the area of the Sanford Road exit.A crash on 195 eastbound near the Westport-Dartmouth town line has back up traffic to the area of the Sanford Road exit.Based on images of the crash sent to The Herald News, a pick

HERALD NEWS - 2018-07-20 00:00:00

Police: RI Woman Drove Drunk With Kids In Van For 2nd Time In 9 Days

Leah Duran of Woonsocket, R.I., was arrested Thursday after bystanders called police when she was leaving the Oakland Beach Seawall area in her Honda minivan. Three young children ages seven, four, and seven months were inside Duran’s vehicle.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-07-20 11:02:40

Mom of fallen Yarmouth officer killed demands change 3rd officer death

Weymouth Police Sergeant Michael Chesna died in the line of duty on July 15 when Chesna attempted to stop an erratic driver in Weymouth. The pursuit turned deadly as the suspect, Emmanuel Lopes, fled on food, threw a rock at Chesna's head, and was able to obtain the officer's gun. Lopes allegedly sh

WPRI - 2018-07-21 00:23:36

Male sailor tell Navy they want to be able to grow beards

The Navy said last week that servicewomen could sport ponytails, lock hairstyles, or ropelike strands, and wider hair buns, reversing a policy that long forbade females from letting their hair down.

CBS19NEWS.COM - 2018-07-20 16:24:00

Car crashes through Seekonk Chick Fil A

SEEKONK, Mass. (WPRI) -- Police are trying to determine what caused a car to crash into a Chick Fil A restaurant Friday afternoon.An Eyewitness News crew was on the scene around 1:30 p.m. at the Chick Fil A on Highland Avenue. The car had crashed into the side of the restaurant near the front entran

WPRI - 2018-07-20 19:10:02

Elizabeth Warren blasted for backing Cape Cod Indian tribe over blue-collar town for casino jobs - Liberty Unyielding

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s bill to clear the way for a $1 billion tribal gaming resort is meeting with resistance not only from locals who don’t want a casino, but also from a struggling Massachusetts city that does.Brockton MayorWilliam Carpentersaid the Warren legislation on behalf of the Masphee Wam

LIBERTYUNYIELDING.COM - 2018-07-20 16:33:14

Motorized scooters appear in Providence without notice to the city - Providence Business News

MOTORIZED scooters from the company Bird Rides that can be picked up and left behind anywhere appeared in Providence Friday. The city, which had not been informed of the scooter's arrival, said it was devising a policy on the scooters. / PBN PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIMPROVIDENCE – A cohort of motorized s

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2018-07-20 20:34:30

Swansea School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School, Vacations

SWANSEA, MA — The first day of school in Swansea is August 28 — and whether you and the kids are looking forward to the new school year or are dreading the end of summer, you'll want to mark the date on your calendar ASAP. The Swansea School District has released its 2018-2019 calendar for public sc


Former lawmaker seeks some charges in video voyeurism case dropped

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Embattled former state Sen. Nicholas Kettle has asked the courts to dismiss four counts from a 10-count video voyeurism case, arguing he allegedly took the illicit photos out of state.

WPRI - 2018-07-19 20:37:24

Crews respond to a fire at a Dighton High School

More Local NewsStrike imminent as RI Hospital nurses reject final contract offerCrews battle fire at Dighton school buildingWoman charged with driving drunk with kids in car twice in 10 daysDIGHTON, Mass. (WPRI) - Fire officials were called to a fire at Bristol County Agriculture High School on Cent

WPRI - 2018-07-20 10:19:58

RI man, 2 year old daughter found sleeping in U-Haul storage unit in New Bedford

According to court documents, a witness found Frank Ortiz, 22 and his daughter asleep on a mattress inside a unit at U-Haul Truck Rentals and Storage on Mt. Pleasant Street. Temperatures at the time were in the mid-80s and humidity high.

WPRI - 2018-07-19 17:50:09

Car flips on Interstate 95 in Pawtucket

An SUV flipped onto its roof on Interstate 95 in Pawtucket early Friday morning.Rhode Island State Police said the driver was speeding when the car crashed at about 1:30 a.m. between exits 26 and 27.No one was hurt.Police said the driver refused a chemical test and that he is expected to face DUI ch

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-07-20 06:39:53

Fall River man runs from ICE agents, jumps onto newspaper building

"ICE approached him at the car, announced 'Are you Dennis?' and he responded and they went to apprehend him, he got scared and ran," said Kevin Leeper, Silva's attorney.


Woman driving with children charged for second time with DUI

Warwick police say the driver, Leah Duran, 41, of Woonsocket, was charged with driving under the influence after refusing a breathalyzer test.

WPRI - 2018-07-20 09:52:36

26 Dead Cats Found in Freezer of Newport, RI Home

Eighteen cats and the remains of 26 dead cats have been found in a home in Newport, Rhode Island.The Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said Wednesday that the animals were found after the organization executed a search warrant of the home on Kay Street.The group said the


Documents detail how State Police wiretapped alleged head of Rhode Island biker gang

More Local NewsDocuments detail how State Police wiretapped alleged head of Rhode Island biker gangTalks between Lifespan, nurses union stall as strike loomsAlabama man's 20-mile walk to work attracts praise, new car


Fall River police make rooftop arrest

More Local NewsFall River police make rooftop arrestSupt.: Fall River drowning victim fled Puerto Rico after Hurricane MariaRISPCA finds 26 dead cats in freezer of Newport homeFALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — Fall River police say a man is in the custody of immigration officials following a rooftop arrest