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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

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-08-15 20:40:21

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

WBSM.COM - 2018-08-16 07:58:05

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

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

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

WPRI - 2018-08-17 01:07:38

Man steals seafood, beer from restaurant

By The Associated PressEmail: news@abc6.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

ABC6.COM - 2018-08-16 18:38:00

Swansea voters to decide on zoning change for marijuana cultivation

"In the front fields, we plan on putting 22 temporary greenhouse structures, which are semi-permanent buildings for indoor grow," Chadwick explained. "And then on this piece of ground, my potential buyers are planning to do about an acre to an acre and a half, maybe two acres of open growing areas

WPRI - 2018-08-16 22:40:50

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.

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-08-16 12:41:25

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.

WPRI - 2018-08-17 01:19:54

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.

WPRI - 2018-08-15 20:06:04

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.

WPRI - 2018-08-15 19:18:37

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.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 19:56:41

Delivery Truck Rolls Over Man At Dunkin Donuts: Bristol Police

BRISTOL, RI— A delivery truck driver ran over a man lying on the ground in the drive-thru lane at the Dunkin Donutsat381 Metacom Ave. store, police said.The accident was reported at 1:56 a.m. Wednesday. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is not being released pending family notifi

PATCH - 2018-08-15 16:01:15

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.

WPRI - 2018-08-15 12:59:14

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."

NECN - 2018-08-15 15:07:01

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.

NECN - 2018-08-15 20:26:01

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

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-08-15 08:44:52

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.


RISPCA offering $2,500 reward for information on severely neglected dog

By: Chloe Leshnercleshner@abc6.com@ChloeLeshnerWEST WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) -- The president of the Rhode Island SPCA says it seems animal neglect cases are becoming more common. Another dog was found in terrible condition, this time in West Warwick. The dog is in such bad shape, the reward for informa

ABC6.COM - 2018-08-15 21:18:00

Police chase leads to one in custody in Pawtucket

Eyewitness News crews were on the scene where it happened, in the area of Pine and Brown Streets. Investigators say an erratic driver refused to pull over for police, leading them on a chase.

WPRI - 2018-08-15 09:40:58

Person in drive-thru lane run over, killed

More Local NewsPerson in drive-thru lane run over, killedLifespan, UNAP returning to bargaining tableCare New England in the black thanks to Memorial closure, turnaround plan

WPRI - 2018-08-15 15:37:38