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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.
Men indicted in separate Providence murders
The Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General said 28-year-old Rashawn Banks has been charged with one count of murder, one count of discharge of a firearm while committing a crime of violence, one count of possession of a firearm without a license, one count of possession of a firearm having been
New Bedford man facing assault, robbery charges in Wareham
WAREHAM– From Wareham Police: On Wednesday, October 17, at about 2:00 a.m., Wareham Police Officers responded to an address on Main Street for a reported disturbance coming from a second floor apartment. Upon the arrival of officers they found it to be quiet, however at that time two individuals cam
Million Dollar Powerball Ticket Sold in Wareham, Mass.
A $1 million winning ticket was sold in Wareham, Massachusetts and three $50,000 winning tickets were also sold, lottery officials said.
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.
Man, 26, arrested on breaking and entering, burglary charges
Police on Wednesday said Isaac Allende Jr. was arrested on multiple charges, including unarmed burglary, breaking and entering, two counts of possession of a gun, possession of ammunition without an FID card, larceny over $1,200, as well as receiving stolen property, as one of the gun was reportedly
Man, woman charged with kidnapping, robbery
More Local NewsMan, woman charged with kidnapping, armed robberyAmid reports of layoffs, Hasbro confirms 'difficult changes'Community to discuss new neighbor: a convicted child rapist
Today In Newport – October 18: Weather forecast and things to do - What'sUpNewp
Today –Sunny, with a high near 48. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.Tonight –Clear, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Fall River mayor: I will not resign; fraud claims are '100% false'
FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — Several days after he was arrested on fraud charges, Fall River's mayor reiterated Tuesday that he has no plans to step down.
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
Police: Man is held captive as three individuals ransack apartment, 2 arrested
After the victim yelled for help, a neighbor arrived and the three individuals, one male and two females, fled.
Mega Millions jackpot now $868 Million, 2nd largest in U.S. history
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- No winning lottery ticket was sold for the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to $868 million.
Man attacks, tries to strangle woman
More Local NewsMan attacks, tries to strangle woman'Legal Sea Bar' brings fresh spin on chain to Garden CityMan, 24, wounded in Woonsocket shooting
Live Music: Wednesday, Oct. 17
Bluegrass tHrOEDOWN: Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.
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
Thief caught on camera stealing stones from wall
The alleged incident happened in early morning hours on Saturday, Oct. 13 in South Westport, down by the entrance to the family-owned Bakers Beach.
Police search for man who stole stones off a wall in Westport
Police say the man in question took some stones off the wall, and that the owners are offering $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest.
National Sailing Hall of Fame coming to RI
The board of directors voted Tuesday in favor of relocating from Annapolis, Maryland, to the Newport Armory building on Thames Street.
Amid fraud allegations, Correia evicted from Fall River apartment
FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) -- Less than a week after facing charges of wire fraud and filing false tax returns, Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia has been evicted from his apartment, the Bristol County Sherriff's Department confirms.
Officials ID New Bedford woman found dead during house fire
The state medical examiner's office identified the woman as Lisa Ann Mayo, 51, according to the Bristol County District Attorney's office.