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East Providence shelter under quarantine after puppies contract deadly virus

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The East Providence animal shelter is under quarantine because two puppies rescued from an animal hoarding case last week have contracted canine parvoviris, a highly contagious viral disease that can cause death. Animal Control Supervisor William Muggle said he got official

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-19 14:45:16

Girl stabbed in leg at Kennedy Plaza, 2 teen girls face charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Two teenage girls were charged Thursday night in the stabbing of a 15-year-old girl at Kennedy Plaza, authorities said. The two suspects, one 14, the other 15, were charged and sent to the Rhode Island Training School, Providence police Deputy Chief Thomas Verdi said in a news rel

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-18 22:49:50

Judge to rule Monday on Providence principal charged with failing to report sex assault allegation

WARWICK, R.I. - A District Court judge will now decide whether a Providence elementary school teacher is guilty of failing to report to the state Department of Children, Youth and Families allegations that a gym teacher sexually abused young girls by groping them last May. Judge James Caruolo heard

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-19 16:43:04

Police investigating marijuana theft from local facility

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) - A Fall River air conditioning contractor was arrested back in November after the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation (DBR) said he stole a large quantity of marijuana from one of the state's licensed growers while he was working in the building. Warwick police confi

WPRI - 2018-01-19 02:40:51

'I've been healed of the shame': sex trafficking survivor shares her story at UMass Law

DARTMOUTH - When Jasmine Grace Marino was in her late teens, she graduated from a vocational-technical high school, looking forward to being a hairdresser and a writer. She never dreamed of being a sex trafficking victim, but it became her reality, she told a packed classroom at the UMass Dartmouth

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-19 01:57:33

Commerce RI: Releasing full Amazon pitch 'may be challenging'

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Even though Rhode Island has failed to make the shortlist of potential sites for Amazon's new second headquarters, the state's commerce secretary said officials may still keep their pitch to the e-commerce giant under wraps. "We think that, because we are in continuing disc

WPRI - 2018-01-19 17:11:08

NBC 10 I-Team: Closing arguments set in principal's trial

Violet LeMar is arraigned in Providence District Court, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. (WJAR) AA Closing arguments are expected Friday in the District Court trial of a Providence elementary school principal charged with failing to report sexual abuse allegations to the state. Violet LeMar is on trial for a

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-01-19 07:59:28

Both fire and police will change second in command as four officers are promoted

SOMERSET - Fire and police departments promote from their ranks, including second in command for both units. The top ranks, second in command: Jason Phillips, to fire department deputy chief on Feb. 18, replacing Paul Paquette the day after he retires. Background highlights: Phillips three months ag

HERALD NEWS - 2018-01-19 04:58:01

Sheriff: Cocaine, guns, cash seized in Hardeeville

Police arrested a Hardeeville man Thursday after executing a search warrant and finding cocaine, marijuana, guns and THC, the Jasper County Sheriff's Office said. Around 3:15 p.m., the Jasper County Sheriff's Office, with help from the Hardeeville Police Department and Bluffton Police Department's S

JASPERSUNTIMES.COM - 2018-01-19 15:31:23

Groundbreaking being held for new Polaris Tech Charter School in Ridgeland

The Polaris Tech Charter School will break ground in Jasper County on Friday, Jan. 19. The land it's being built on was previously the home of the old Ridgeland Hospital, which was demolished last week. Friday's groundbreaking is set to begin at 11 a.m. The site is off Route 278 across from the Ridg

WTOC.COM - 2018-01-19 14:58:35

Weather Blog: Deep freeze eases...warmer weather returns

Thank you for reading the WJCL 22 weather blog! This is southeast Georgia & the Lowcountry's inside scoop on all things weather related. The number one question I am asked recently...'Is this Savannah's coldest winter ever?'. The easy answer is no. However, winter overall is running a couple degrees

WJCL - 2018-01-19 03:26:00

Sheriff clears up rumors of human trafficking incident at Hardeeville Walmart

The Jasper County Sheriff's Office is clearing things up about an incident at the Walmart in Hardeeville last Friday. This after a Facebook post labeling the incident as "a human trafficking scare" has been shared more than 1,300 times. Sheriff Chris Malphrus says details of the incident seem to hav

WTOC.COM - 2018-01-19 10:15:34

Bluffton High School teacher surprised as one of 45 top teachers in the nation

BLUFFTON, Sc. (WSAV) - Some call it the Oscars of Education, only about 45 teachers around the country get the Milken Educator's Award every year. This year, one teacher was chosen from South Carolina and she happens to teach at Bluffton High School. When school started Thursday morning at Bluffton

WSAV-TV - 2018-01-18 22:37:42

Endangered whale's calving season peaks, but no babies seen

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Scientists watching for baby right whales off the Southeast U.S. coast have yet to spot a single newborn seven weeks into the endangered species' calving season - the longest researchers have gone without any sightings in nearly 30 years. Bad weather that has limited efforts to

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-01-18 21:09:56

Savannah man survives serious accident on I-16

A Savannah man is recovering at a Macon trauma center after he was hit head-on over the weekend on Interstate 16. "The car is just completely shattered. It's a miracle he survived. He was stuck in the dashboards," Cesar's oldest sister Alicia Perez said. Cesar Perez, 24, was on his way home to Savan

WTOC.COM - 2018-01-17 21:19:06

GRAPHIC IMAGES: Ludowici Police searching for man for neglecting dog

A Hinesville man faces felony charges in Ludowici after police find his dog nearly dead from neglect. Ludowici Police say they've been investigating this since the week of Christmas, but just two days ago it went from a misdemeanor case to a felony warrant. The dog looked sick and starving when poli

WTOC.COM - 2018-01-18 22:23:18

Leesburg man charged with heist of generator from Dura-Stress

LEESBURG - An employee at a local manufacturing plant was arrested overnight Wednesday for allegedly trying to steal a $6,000 generator from his workplace. According to an arrest affidavit, employees at Dura-Stress saw Jeffery Cook, 34, of Leesburg, take a generator from a truck at the business on C

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2018-01-17 18:23:14

MCSO: After driver's arrest, 8-year-old girl had box of drugs

Mersades Lyn McFaulds, 29, was arrested charges including felony drug possession and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Sheriff's deputies say a Summerfield woman pulled over for driving on a suspended license told an 8-year-old girl to take care of a box of drugs. Mersades Lyn McFaulds, 29

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-18 14:16:37

2 armed men robbed Family Dollar in Ocala

Store at 810 NW 28th St. was hit Thursday night Two armed men robbed a Family Dollar store Thursday night and escaped with an undetermined amount of cash. No arrests had been made as of 9 a.m. Friday. One of the robbers pointed what appeared to be a long firearm at the clerk as a customer was purcha

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-19 14:26:42

Police: Man beat woman with computer monitor, closet door

Victim stabbed him during the attack Ocala police have arrested a man and accused him of beating a woman with a computer monitor and a wooden closet door. David Ryan Sapp was found by Officer Ryan Leggett about 11:15 p.m. Thursday walking southbound in the 1900 block of South Pine Avenue. Sapp match

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-19 17:09:17