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Barrington's Nayatt Road to be repaved next week
BARRINGTON, R.I. (WPRI) -- Deteriorated pavement on Nayatt Road in Barrington will be torn up and replaced starting next week, according to the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, and drivers can expect detours as well as a rough ride on the busy road.
Hefty hauls: 2 wanted for $7,600 in handbag thefts
SEEKONK, Mass. (WPRI) -- Seekonk police and other departments in the Boston and Providence area are looking to identify a pair of suspects in a series of handbag heists. A man and woman were captured on surveillance video inside of a T.J. Maxx on Sept.16 and Sept. 23. Between the two days, police sa
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
Lane shifts, closures this weekend on I-195 in East Providence
"The shift will cause some congestion. A bit of congestion. Last time we did it, it was about five or 10 minutes. We expect a similar outcome this time, so we ask people to plan ahead," RIDOT Director Peter Alviti said.
Lincoln woman sacked and charged for grabbing man's privates at work
Mark Achurch, prosecuting, said: "She walked towards him. She was laughing as she approached.
Opponents Push to Recall Embattled Fall River Mayor
Ten residents of Fall River, Massachusetts, are working on a recall petition to remove Mayor Jasiel Correia from office following his indictment onwire fraud and tax charges.
'Blood Everywhere': Fox Attacks 2 Women in Scituate
“The animal latched onto my foot, my ankle, and I ended up in the house with the animal on me. I was screaming. My two kids, are 5 and 8, are watching the whole thing,” she said.
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.
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
48 Grams Of Cocaine Seized By Cranston Police, Four Arrested
With the assistance of the DEA and an East Providence special tasks force, Cranston Police searched the suspects' cars and found the cocaine along with marijuana, prescription pills and $700 cash.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
Police conducting drug investigation at Cranston pub
More Local NewsPolice conducting drug investigation at Cranston pubAfter complaint over fine, Mattiello cut contractor board's budgetRogers HS students complain of chilly classrooms, rodents
After community meeting, crowd marches to child molester's new home
Wednesday night's meeting was called after it was learned he'd be moving to the Washington Park neighborhood. Upon his release, Gardner had to register as a Level III sex offender, meaning he's a high risk to re-offend, so police know where he lives.
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