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Police identify 2 men arrested in connection to East Providence shooting
Police said 21-year old Jermaine Perry and 20-year-old Destin Holloway are facing multiple charges, including robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, discharging a gun and conspiracy.
Man sentenced for violent stabbing of a former roommate
David Figueroa, 35 of New Bedford, pleaded guilty to a variety of charges in theassault of a 63-year-old victim.
New Bedford man connected to deadly cab shooting faces judge
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WJAR) —A man accused of trying to rob a cab driver is facing a judge Monday in New Bedford. Investigators say that crime led to a deadly shooting that’s now considered a potential case of self defense.Kyle Dawson, 23 of New Bedford, is behind bar since last Friday.Dawson is being
Man’s lost ring found in pond 45 years later
Pelrine was devastated. It was his gold class ring, complete with his engraved signature, from the Franklin Institute in Boston. He had only received it two years earlier, when he graduated in 1971 with a degree in civil engineering.
Tattoos become increasingly popular in Attleboro area as part of trend inking identity, life's journey
She's not alone. A 2017 survey reported that four out of 10 U.S. adults had at least one tattoo, and according to an IBIS World report, the tattoo industry is experiencing a 13 percent annual market growth rate.
‘Live PD’ officer accused of letting Rep. David Cicilline’s sister Susan Cicilline-Buonanno off easy
Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)more >
In letter, Cranston dog trainer admits she lied about Jerod Mayo's dog, asks for forgiveness
CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) - The woman charged with concealing the dead body of Jerod Mayo's dog, Knox, is admitting she lied multiple times in the days and weeks following the dog's death, according to a letter sent to Eyewitness News.
Surviving suspect in attempted armed taxi robbery faces judge
Kyle Dawson, 23, of New Bedford is accused of attempting to rob a taxi shortly after 1 a.m. on Bentley Street Friday.
Police identify officer involved in fatal crash
SOMERSET, Mass (WPRI) — Somerset police have identified the officer involved in the fatal crash on Route 138 early Friday morning.Police say Officer Jonathan Neveu was responding to reports of someone trying to break into a truck when the accident happened.Hailey Allard, 20, was killed in the incide
Man faces attempted carjacking, additional drug charges following crash into Norton cruisers on I-495
Police said they executed a search warrant for a hotel room where Thomas Holland, 32, of Taunton, was staying, and as part of that search they recovered 280 grams of crack cocaine and $2,500 in cash.
Men wanted for stealing eyeglasses from Cranston store
Cranston police are asking for the public's help in identifying two men who stole merchandise from an eyeglasses store.Police said the theft happened at about 3 p.m. July 27 at Garden City Eye Care on Reservoir Avenue.They said one man acted as a lookout in the waiting room while the second stole se
Here's why Rhode Island is the only state that celebrates Victory Day
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Like Del's Lemonade or Saugy dogs, Victory Day is a unique summertime tradition in the Ocean State.
Warwick man busted for drug, weapon possession
Robert Menezes, 24, of 162 Asylum Rd. Warwick, was arrested on Thursday, August 9 following a traffic stop initiated after several months of police investigating numerous reports and tips concerning suspicious activity by Menezes in the Buttonwood neighborhood of Warwick.
Police charge 2 with distributing heroin - Portsmouth Press
The Portsmouth Police Detective Division initiated an investigation, which led to two suspects: Cara Matthews, 24, of 79 Roger Williams Court, Portsmouth, and Robert Langlais, 27, of 1436 South Main St., Fall River, Mass.
Flash Flood Warning Issued Until 8 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the Somerset, Swansea and Dighton area until 8 PM tonight. A heavy downpour over Swansea has been nearly stationary for the last hour. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding will occur quickly and could be life threatening. If you
Still Muggy with Showers, Some Heavy, Not Everywhere, Not All the Time
The stuck weather pattern we've experienced this past weekend will continue into the beginning part of this week: hazy muggy nights and days, some sun breaks at times during the daylight hours. But but if and where those showers break out, they can be briefly heavy, that causes flash flooding in poo
East Providence Police seeking suspect in home invasion.
East Providence Police said Saturday that Ross Busby, 31, of Woonsocket, is wanted for Robbery, Breaking & Entering, and Conspiracy in relation to a July 19th home invasion in East Providence.
Woman dies after a head-on collision with a police cruiser
By: News Staff Email: firstname.lastname@example.org SOMERSET, MA (WLNE) - A woman has died after a head-on collision with a police cruiser. Police say the crash happened at about 12:30 Friday morning between a police cruiser and a Honda Civic. The police cruiser hit a utility pole following the collision. The woma
Fall River Man One of Two Arrested on Drug Charges in Portsmouth
According to multiple media outlets, Portsmouth Police say that as the result of an investigation into heroin distribution in the town, detectives identified Portsmouth woman Cara Matthews and Fall River man Robert Langlais as suspects.
One person charged with DUI following I-95 crash in Providence
Rhode Island State Police arrested one person after a crash on I-95 in Providence early Sunday morning.Troopers say one vehicle spun out and ended up in the median of I-95 by Charles and Orms Streets.The accident occurred at around 2:30 a.m.When NBC 10 News arrived on scene, one person was being tak