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Camera catches suspect, a Tiverton man, inside woman's apartment
WESTPORT - A woman's decision to invest in a home surveillance camera paid off when it alerted her to a robbery in her apartment. According to police, officers were called to 32 Kirby Road at approximately 1:23 p.m. Tuesday after a caller told police she had a real-time surveillance system installed
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.
Cowabunga! Bristol Aggie's Fall Show is open for business
And don’t miss out on the live animal shows and exhibits, including: livestock shows, horse shows, dog grooming competitions and rabbit shows. Visitors can also check out the Bristol County Natural History Museum the school’s farmers market.
Police: Man stole large beach stones to build a koi pond
WESTPORT, Mass.- Police say they've arrested a man charged with stealing large decorative wall stones from a beach.Westport police say they arrested the 54-year-old Assonet man early Thursday morning, after he was seen at Baker's Beach with two large stones in his car. The New Bedford Standard-Times
Man accused of breaking into, robbing ex-girlfriend's home
FALL RIVER, Mass (WPRI) -- A woman's ex-boyfriend is accused of breaking into her home and stealing electronics and other items, according to police.
A creepy, crawly consumer alert: Lice could be lurking in Halloween costumes
“What parents want to be careful about is making sure they inspect the costumes and these, the really big heads with the animal characters, for lice outbreaks,” warns Kristen Regine, a marketing professor at Johnson & Wales University.
Residents return to home of convicted child rapist to continue protest
Upon hearing he moved into their neighborhood, residents Wednesday night helda heated meeting at the Washington Park Community Center.The meeting ended abruptly, and a large crowd marched over to Gardner's new residence. Police were also on hand to keep things under control.
Mayor: Despite losing retailers, Silver City Galleria will endure
TAUNTON, Mass. (WPRI) — Taunton's Silver City Galleria, once a bustling retail destination, is now a shell of its former self, with the ghosts of stores past haunting its interior.
Police: Man caught stealing stones from Westport beach retaining wall to build koi pond
WESTPORT, MASS. (WHDH) - An Assonet man is facing larceny charges after police say he was caught red-handed stealing decorative wall stones from a retaining wall at a Westport beach to build a koi pond at his house, officials said.
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
Police locate missing Pawtucket man
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) - A Silver Alert has been canceled after a Pawtucket man reported missing Thursday was located safe and sound. According to police, Luis Alberto Mujica Ramirez, who goes by "Tito," wandered away from his Goff Avenue home around 8 a.m. His wife reported him missing, concerned a
Scituate police arrest 3 in armed home invasion
SCITUATE. R.I. (WPRI) - Police have arrested three people as they investigate an armed home invasion in Scituate Thursday evening. According to Scituate Police Chief Donald Delaere, the incident took place at a home on Matteson Road. A fourth person, who police believe may have been the getaway driv
Liquefied natural gas plant in Providence gets federal OK
Labor unions and business groups supported the project. Environmental advocates, local residents and elected officials, including Mayor Jorge Elorza, opposed it.
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.
Police searching for shoplifting suspect in East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I., (WJAR) —Police in East Providence are asking the public for help in identifying a shoplifting suspect.The East Providence Police Department circulated an image of a man they say shoplifted from Liquor Plus on South Broadway.Police say he fled the area in a black SUV.Anyone wit
New Bedford Repeated Illegal Gun User Sentenced to 5-7 Years in State Prison - New Bedford Guide
Christopher Fernandes, of New Bedford, pleaded guilty to a two-count indictment charging him with carrying an illegal firearm-subsequent offense and unlawful possession of ammunition.
Feds approve Providence natural gas plant construction
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) -- Federal regulators have given their stamp of approval to a $180 million liquefied natural gas processing facility at Fields Point in Providence.National Grid will build the plant at its existing gas storage facility. National Grid President Tim Horan says for National Grid
Vote to suspend Fall River mayor from office postponed until next week
After a roughly two hour special meeting Tuesday night, two councilors objected to the motion to suspend Correia, forcing the council to table the vote and rescheduled it for their next regular meeting on Oct. 23. City Council President Cliff Ponte said there will not be a chance for objections duri
Cumberland man, 42, dies after I-295 crash
More Local News165 Providence students missed every day of school during bus strikeCumberland man, 42, dies after I-295 crashEthics panel finds probable cause official violated laws
Council takes no action to remove embattled Fall River mayor at special meeting
It was just hours after Correia, 26, defiantly disputed federal prosecutors' case against him, saying hewould not resignat a City Hall news conference. He has pleaded not guilty to a13-count indictmentcharging him with defrauding investors in an app he created and with filing false tax returns.