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Crash into Fall River building

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) -- Police are investigating a crash that sent an SUV into a building in Fall River Saturday afternoon.It happened near the corner of Walnut Street and Danforth Street just after 3:30 p.m.Eyewitness News is on the scene, gathering information. We'll have an update online an

WPRI - 2018-06-16 20:39:25

Fall River police kill pit bull after it attacks young child, woman

Police said the victims were neighbors of the dog's owners and were walking by when the dog, which was in its yard, attacked them. It's unclear what led up to the attack, but police said the victims interacted with the dog.

WPRI - 2018-06-16 01:29:33

Arrest made in string of robberies in Cranston, Providence

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) -- Police have arrested the man who they believe is responsible for a recent string of robberies in Cranston and Providence.According to Cranston Police Major Todd Patalano, the arrest happened around 4 a.m. Saturday morning.He said it came after yet anotherrobbery linked to th

WPRI - 2018-06-17 04:50:25

DEM: Driver hits family of geese, kills 3 goslings

DEM Police are investigating an incident that took place at about 8:30 AM today in which a motorist hit a family of geese, killing 3 goslings, on Warwick and Lakeside Avenues in Warwick. The driver later reported herself to authorities. DEM will update as the situation warrants.— Rhode Island DEM (@


Taunton Woman Killed In Braintree Crash

At about 1 a.m., State Police responded to a two-car crash on Interstate 93 South, north of Exit 5 in Braintree. A preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of a 2003 Buick Rendezvous on the southbound side of the highway lost control of the vehicle, causing it to crash into the guardrail

PATCH - 2018-06-16 19:39:01

Obtaining vehicles illegally tops police reports, June 11-14 - Portsmouth Press

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Charges of obtaining vehicles illegally topped Portsmouth police reports from June 11-14. Featured below are the reports provided by the Portsmouth Police Department.

PORTSMOUTHPRESS.COM - 2018-06-16 09:50:24

A/V store manager charged with sharing customers' nude images

Quintal, 34, is the manager of Flint Audio and Video on East Main Road, according to police. They allege he searched through the files on computers, phones and other devices that were dropped off for repair without the owners' knowledge or consent, then took photos of the nude images he found and sh

WPRI - 2018-06-15 23:43:10

Johnston Police Look For Missing Person

JOHNSTON, RI—Police are asking for help finding Danis Pelaez. He was last seen around Kennedy Plaza on Friday. Pelaez, 41, is described "as a light skinned male with brown eyes, black hair and weighing approximately 180 pounds. He is 5'10"tall, known to use public transportation and reportedly has s

PATCH - 2018-06-16 15:10:13

World Cup Fever: Portuguese community in Fall River enjoys tournament

A large Portuguese community lives there and hundreds flocked to local watering holes, like the Fall River Grill, to watch the match.


Officers shoot, kill dog that attacked 4-year-old and adult

The child, whose gender he did not know, was transported to Hasbro Children’s Hospital and the woman to Rhode Island Hospital, Castro said. He did not know if she was the child’s mother after speaking with Sgt. David Murphy, who was at the scene.

WCVB - 2018-06-16 03:00:00

Store manager accused of sharing nude photos from customers' phones

State police said George Quintal, 34, of Middletown, was arrested Thursday and charged with three counts of accessing a computer for fraudulent purposes and three counts of computer trespass.


Purported head of drug ring pleads guilty in Operation Panamera

Investigators said they seized 23 kilograms of suspected fentanyl, 11 kilograms of cocaine, 11 kilograms of marijuana and 2 kilograms of psychedelic mushrooms.


Motorcyclist dies after early morning crash in Fall River

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — The victim of a crash involving a truck and a motorcycle has died from his injuries, the Bristol County District Attorney Gregg Millote confirmed.


Police end New Bedford man's interstate crime spree

In separate incidents, police said Alves broke into six vehicles in Swansea, as well as several others in Seekonk, Dartmouth, North Attleboro and Bristol over the past few months.


Common Fence Point to hold ice cream social Friday - Portsmouth Press

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Common Fence Point will hold a free ice cream social this Friday night at the community hall, 933 Anthony Road.


Fall River police nab embezzlement suspect

Chantre, 46, is accused of embezzling more than $80,000 from his former employer over a 60-day period.


Consumer Alert: Warwick woman warns of fake Microsoft IT scam

“Microsoft corporation has stopped the windows services on your computer, to renew Microsoft please call 877-278-9153,” repeats an automated voice message on Rose’s phone.


Man hurt in Fall River hit-and-run crash

Fall River police said Thursday that a man driving a car was injured in a hit-and-run crash.The crash happened at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Courtney Street.The injured man's name was not released.A witness told NBC 10 News that a box truck appeared to flee the scene.


GoLocalProv | News | New Welcome Center Opens at The Breakers in Newport

"The Welcome Center will operate virtually unseen as it supplies a gracious introduction to all of the Preservation Society's properties. It will provide the cordial hospitality that our visitors deserve, with limited refreshments, climate controlled places to rest, and clean and accessible bathroom


Man In 2015 Fatal OUI Crash Acquitted Of Homicide Charge

Michael J. Hinds, 70, was convicted of an OUI, leaving the scene of a crash with death resulting, and leaving the scene of a personal injury crash. He is scheduled for sentencing June 20, according to the Sun Chronicle.