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Woman rescued after falling overboard
More Local NewsWoman rescued after falling overboardNesi's Notes: Aug. 18Majority of PawSox fans disappointed in decision to move to WorcesterPORTSMOUTH R.I. (WPRI) -- A woman has been rescued after falling off a boat.The Coast Guard tells Eyewitness News she and her husband were sailing from Newpor
Search warrant leads to arrest of three in Fall River for drug possession
Victoria Travassos, 35, of 578 Osborn St., and Matthew J. Amaral, 29, of 338 Tickle Rd. in Westport, were both arrested for possession with intent to distribute a class B substance and three counts of possession with intent to distribute a class B substance.
Double shooting investigation underway in Providence
Police tell Eyewitness News, another victim, 25, was taken to Roger Williams Hospital with several gunshot wounds.
Inmate And His Mom Allegedly Ran Cocaine Ring Inside RI Prison
CRANSTON, RI — An inmate at the Adult Correctional Institutions — with help on the outside from his mom —allegedly ran a cocaine ring inside the prison. Two other inmates have also been indicted in the conspiracy. James Gomes, 29, and two other accused conspirators are "alleged to be members or asso
Photos of Worcester Red Sox ballpark at the announcement that the Pawtucket Red Sox are moving to Worcester
These pictures and renderings were on display at Friday's news conference announcing the plans to move the Red Sox Triple A team from Pawtucket, R.I. to Worcester's Canal District.The team's owners signed a letter of intent. The park is projected to open in 2021.This is a preliminary plan for what
Rollover Crash on Route 25 in Wareham, Two Occupants Trapped
Friday, August 17th at 12:40 pm, Group 4 was dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle rollover on Route 25 Eastbound.
Four fun things for the weekend
International act and Boston's own Bon Jovi tribute "Living On A Bad Name" produces the most powerful Bon Jovi concert in the impersonating industry. Living On A Bad Name has gone from a new, unknown act in 2010 to the most preferred Bon Jovi tribute act in America today, even replacing the real Bon
Disabled PawSox fan 'heartbroken' over announced move to Worcester
After news broke that the PawSox would be heading to Worcester in a couple of years, one lifelong fan went to Friday's game with tears in her eyes.Jeri Schey sees the PawSox play a bit different than a lot of people because she is slowly going completely blind.While at the game on Friday, Schey was
Lincoln school employee arrested on felony drug charges
CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) -- A Lincoln School Department employee is on leave and facing serious drug charges, according to Lincoln Superintendent Lawrence Filippeli.
ACI on lockdown after officer finds 'unidentified white powder'
"As a safety and security agency, we are prepared and have procedures in place for such incidents. We are following those protocols, organizing first responders, and taking appropriate safety measures," Ventura said in a statement to Eyewitness News.
Suspects in East Providence shooting arraigned
By: Chloe Leshnercleshner@abc6.com@ChloeLeshnerEAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) -- The two men arrested in connection to Friday's midday shooting in East Providence faced a judge today. Police are now calling it a robbery gone bad.East Providence police aren't giving away too much but say the 2 suspects
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.
UMass Dartmouth professor hopes to erase food insecurity on South Coast
Working with Southcoast Serves, Shea is building an app with two components, the first calledFood Finderthat will allow people without reliable nutrition to find food in the region. The second component, Food Alert, will give organizations that have food a way to advertise that is available. The web
West Nile Virus Found in New Bedford Mosquito
NEW BEDFORD — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) has notified the New Bedford Health Department of the finding of West Nile Virus in a primarily bird-biting mosquito sample obtained in the area of Oak Grove Cemetery, located at 185 Parker Street in New Bedford. In response to these
Report: Immigration agencies set 'traps'
A newspaper is revealing new information related to the case of a Providence woman who was detained by immigration officials.TheBoston Globe reportedthat immigration agencies set up "traps" to get immigrants seeking citizenship into immigration offices. The strategy led to detainments and deportatio
Officer Charges Driver, Asleep at Traffic Light, With DUI | WarwickPost.com
WARWICK, RI — Officer Jonathan Byrne was driving on Elmwood Avenue when he saw a blue Acura sedan stopped at a green light, with a crowd of men knocking on the window, and investigated, arresting the driver on a DUI charge.
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.
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
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.
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.