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Driver charged after police pursuit, crash in Providence
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A 49-year-old Lincoln man is faced a judge Monday morning after police said he led officers on a police pursuit and eventually caused a crash that injured himself and three other people.
Hit-and-run crash injures 4 in Providence
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WJAR) — First responders transported the occupants of two vehicles to a local hospital following an early morning crash in Providence. Police say the driver of a silver Toyota Avalon sped easterly on Public Street and collided with a black Ford Fusion at the intersection of Eddy St
Dedham Police Looking For Best Buy Shoplifting Suspects
DEDHAM, MA — Police are looking for two suspects they said shoplifted from the Best Buy on Providence Highway. According to police, the two suspects came in to the store around 8 p.m., on Dec. 5. The suspects grabbed 14 Microsoft Surface pens and hid them in their pants, police said.
School district sicks debt collectors on parents for unpaid lunch fees
A Rhode Island school district hired a collection agency to get parents to ante up for unpaid lunch balances. To solve a problem that districts face across the country, a letter was sent home to parents of the Cranston School District in Cranston, Rhode Island, NBC 10 News reported. The letter says:
NBC 10 I-Team: Woman charged with prostitution, child abuse
A Johnston woman was arraigned Tuesday on charges of first-degree child abuse and procurement of sexual conduct for a fee. A source told the NBC 10 I-Team that Tina Tucker advertised online as an escort for cash and that undercover officers arranged to meet Tucker at her house Monday night and arres
Warwick water main break shuts down highway exit
WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) - Some Warwick residents are woke up without running water Tuesday morning because of a water main break. According to Warwick police most residents should have their water pressure back now.
Recycling truck catches fire in Fall River, damaging nearby homes and vehicles
FALL RIVER - A Waste Management recycling truck caught fire Tuesday morning on Hunter Street, damaging nearby homes and spreading to two parked vehicles, but causing no injuries.
Barrington: See 5 Local Homes For Sale
BARRINGTON, RI — On the hunt for a new home, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Need some help finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Not to fear! To save you some time, we've compiled a fresh batch of five new listings nearby.
PAWTUCKET MAN CHARGED WITH MANUFACTURING COUNTERFEIT MONEY
PROVIDENCE – A Pawtucket man, previously convicted and incarcerated for producing counterfeit casino coins, was arrested at his Pawtucket residence on Friday and made an initial appearance before U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Lincoln D. Almond on charges that he allegedly possessed equipment
Johnston PD nab porch pirate suspect
JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Police say surveillance video combined with the power of social media helped them identify a woman caught on camera snagging a package from the porch of a Johnston home.
Rhode Island Division 1 Preview: Circuit Welcomes Barrington, Now Has 8 Teams
LASALLE ACADEMY (24-4-2) Defending state champion La Salle returns some scoring. Junior right winger Brayden Edwards (18-14-32), junior left winger John Devine (6-10-16) and junior defender Zenas Kennedy (7-18-25) can score. Goalie Justin Spencer returns as a senior after sporting a 1.30 GAA last wi
Johnston mom arrested after toddler tests positive for cocaine
JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — A Johnston woman is facing several charges including first-degree child abuse after her 3-year-old son ingested cocaine, police confirmed. Tina Marie Tucker, 36, is also charged with cruelty to or neglect of a child, as well as two counts of procurement of sexual conduct for
Police arrest suspect in 2016 East Providence arson case
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — More than two years after two simultaneous car fire broke out in East Providence, police said they've made an arrest in the case. Police said they arrested Dakota Cronin, 24, of East Providence on a charge of first-degree arson and three charges of fourth-degree arson.
Changes coming to Providence police policy on high-speed chases
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - A report authored by the Providence Police Department has recommended a host of changes following a deadly officer-involved shooting on an on-ramp to I-95 last year.
Taunton man convicted of 2015 manslaughter sentenced to more than 18 years in prison
TAUNTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A Taunton man convicted of shooting and killing a man in 2015 was sentenced Monday to more than 18 and a half years in state prison, officials say. Lorenze DaVeiga, 22, pleaded guilty to charges of manslaughter, unlawful possession of a firearm, and two counts of assault and
Man holding replica gun shot by North Providence police officer
NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The Rhode Island Attorney General's Office and state police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in North Providence. According to a news release from Deputy Police Chief Arthur Martins, police responded to 14 Manning Street around 8:30 p.m. Sunday for repor
5 New Middletown Area Properties For Sale
MIDDLETOWN, RI — When you're in the market for some fresh digs, hunting down every new listing in the area can take hours of tedious investigating online. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the initial work for you.
Police Identify Man Killed In Scituate Bulldozer Accident
SCITUATE, MA — Police have identified the man killed last Friday after getting run over by a bulldozer. John Medeiros, 61, of North Attleboro, was working at a construction site on Sixth Avenue. Scituate Police Chief Michael Stewart told the Patriot Ledger Medeiros knelt down behind a bulldozer. The
A school in Rhode Island hired a collection agency to recoup lunch debts, and this isn't the first time it's happened
Cranston Public Schools notified parents that in 2019, debts owed on lunches would be turned over to a debt collection organization that would act on debts above $20. Cranston says current debts for the year total $45,859.
Portsmouth: 5 Latest Homes To Hit The Market
PORTSMOUTH, RI — When you're looking for a new place, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can be a wearisome job. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the prepwork for you.