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Man lying in R.I. Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thru run over and killed, police say
BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) — Police say a man lying down in the drive-thru lane of a Rhode Island coffee shop has been run over and killed.Bristol police say the man was run over at about 2 a.m. Wednesday at a Dunkin’ Donuts shop in town.Chief Josue Canario says the victim was run over by a truck driven by
Cape Cod woman left baby alone in car while inside RI casino, police say
The baby's mother, Halston A. Borglund, 26, told police she ran into the casino to get keys, but security footage showed Borglund inside for nearly 90 minutes, WPRI reported.
Scattered Thunderstorms For "Part" Of Friday-Saturday
Warm Humid Through SaturdayDetailed 7 DayClear Warm Humid TonightFrom chief meteorologist Tony Petrarca.For the 15th time this Summer the airport in Warwick RI has reached 90 degrees of higher including Today. The warm and very humid air mass will continue into Saturday, followed by much cooler wea
Four fun things for the weekend
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Repeated orders to stop selling insurance have no apparent impact on company
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) -- An unlicensed company that claims it is in its eighth year of selling construction performance bonds remains in business in Providence, despite a half dozen cease and desist orders from Rhode Island and other states, the Target 12 Investigators have learned.
Police: Infant left in running vehicle at Twin River; mom charged
The child is reported to be in fair condition at Hasbro Children's Hospital. The Department of Children, Youth and Families was contacted and took custody of the baby, police said.
RISPCA offers $2,500 for info on neglected dog
A severely neglected dog named Molly, pictured above, was recently turned in to the West Warwick Animal Shelter.Photo Courtesy RISPCA
Man steals seafood, beer from restaurant
By The Associated PressEmail: email@example.comTwitter: @abc6NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) – Police say a hungry burglar broke into a Rhode Island restaurant and made off with seafood and beer.Authorities say the theft happened around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday at Oak Hill Tavern in North Kingstown.Surveillance pho
West Nile Virus Found in Fall River, Dartmouth, New Bedford
NEW BEDFORD — Multiple communities in Bristol County contain mosquitoes that have tested positive for West Nile Virus.The Massachusetts Department of Health says mosquito samples taken in New Bedford, Dartmouth, Fall River, and Seekonk have tested positive for West Nile in tests performed over the p
Coventry Little Leaguer win Virtual HR Derby ahead of Little League World Series
MLB, a promoter of the event, announced Aiden Wilkins hit six homers and compiled the best score in a video game event that pitted a member of each team participating in the LLWS.
Attleboro man faces gun, drug charges in Attleboro, R.I. after raids
William Hancock, 30, of 36 Trepanier St., was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in Attleboro District Court on charges of receiving stolen property and unlawful possession of a firearm, according to police.
Warwick police: Homeless man shot woman through door
Police Chief Col. Stephen McCartney said Richard Wade, 37, fired shots through the front glass door of the home across the street hitting a female resident inside. The woman was rushed to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
R.I. Gov. Raimondo Faces Tough Re-Election
Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune/Time Inc., FileIn this October 13, 2015 file photo, Governor of Rhode Island Gina Raimondo speaks onstage during Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Carjacker Arrested Wednesday In Cranston Police Say: Watch Video
CRANSTON, RI—Cranston police are confirming one person was arrested Wednesday. According to Maj. Todd Patalano, "we had a carjacking in the area of Elmwood Avenue and made an arrest shortly thereafter." The accused person's name and other details will be released later, he said.
Person in Dunkin' drive-thru lane hit by truck, dies
BRISTOL, R.I. (WPRI) — A person lying in a Dunkin Donuts drive-thru lane was run over by a delivery truck early Wednesday morning, Bristol police said.
Dog Found Abandoned, Dying With Corn Cob Lodged in Intestine
Twix, a 4-year-old pit bull mix, was found vomiting and dehydrated along Route 28 near Blue Hills Reservation in Milton.
Trainer Reveals New Details About Death of Ex-Patriot's Dog
Amelia Ferreira, 41, of Cranston, Rhode Island,told the Sun Chroniclein an email Tuesday that she was a "coward for not being honest" and "allowed fear to cloud my judgment and made decisions that hurt other people."
RISPCA offers reward for information about neglected dog
The Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is offering a reward for information about this neglected dog that was dropped off at the West Warwick animal shelter. (RISCPA/Facebook)The Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is offering a reward for informa
A Rhode Island woman was shot through the front door of her home
Police say the gunfire came from a vacant home across the street. The suspect, 37-year-old Richard Wade, was captured nearby and was reportedly uncooperative and appeared intoxicated.
Norwood Man Arrested Twice In 24 Hours By Taunton PD
Ricky Araujo, 28, faces charges of disorderly conduct for both arrests and an additional charge of disturbing the peace for the second arrest,according to the Taunton Daily Gazette.