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Warwick police looking for woman who allegedly robbed gas station

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) - Warwick police are looking for a suspect, after they say she allegedly robed a gas station overnight. Detectives were called to the Sunoco on Post Road around 3 a.m. after a woman entered the business, showed a silver object and demanded money. The suspect was able to get awa

WPRI - 2018-03-18 16:11:53

Driver charged with striking police cruiser in chase that ended in East Providence

A Fall River man was arrested Saturday night after leading police on a chase from Massachusetts to East Providence in which he struck two cruisers during the pursuit. Fall River Police say they were looking for the suspects Jeep in connection to vandalism that occurred at the station earlier in the

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-03-18 10:28:23

RI Mom Alleges RISD Faculty Member Hosted Underage Party, Police Did Not Take Action

PHOTO BY KARLA SHERMAN - police interviewing Reeves (Center) and another unidentified man (R) In an interview with GoLocal, Cranston resident Karla Sherman said she holds her son fully accountable for his actions and drinking, but she says she felt she had to do something, after hearing about the ci

GOLOCALPROV - 2018-03-18 06:30:12

City man charged with possession of fentanyl, cocaine, firearm

BY RUSS OLIVO and JOSEPH B. NADEAU Staff Writers WOONSOCKET - A city man is held without bail at the state prison after undercover members of the Woonsocket Police Department seized fentanyl, cocaine, cash, a revolver and ammunition from his girlfriend's rent-subsidized apartment in the Morin Height

WOONSOCKET CALL - 2018-03-18 01:50:00

Woman selects drink, then asks for cigarettes and all the cash from Warwick Sunoco

WARWICK, R.I. - Police are seeking the identity of a woman who robbed a Sunoco gasoline station of an undetermined about of cash early Sunday morning. The woman entered the store at 2003 Post Rd. at 2:49 a.m., "selected a drink from one of the displays, went up to the counter and asked for a box of

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-18 14:50:00

Providence police investigating after four people are stabbed overnight

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Providence police are investigating a series of stabbings in the capital city. The first incident happened around 11:35 p.m. Friday on Hartford Avenue near the housing complex. Police say a 24-year-old man was walking home with his friend when the two got in an argument, an

WPRI - 2018-03-17 09:52:08

Letter: Arthur C. Norman: What works in Providence might not work in Pawtucket

The March 11 Commentary piece ("Convention Center pays off big for R.I.") by Convention Center Authority bigwigs James P. McCarvill and Bernard V. Buonanno Jr. presents substantial financial data to bolster the claim that public ownership of these entertainment venues is a net-plus for downcity's bu

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-18 20:00:00

Multi-family home in Pawtucket goes up in flames; one person trapped inside

A fire on Warren Avenue in Pawtucket Sunday evening. One person was trapped inside the home and made it out with minor injuries. (WJAR) Pawtucket Fire Crews responded to a call for a fire at a home on Warren Avenue. The first call came in just after 5:30 p.m. Sunday evening. Initial reports indicat

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-03-18 18:40:34

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Ex-boxing champ Paz pleads no contest in domestic assault

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) - Five-time world boxing champion Vinny Paz has pleaded no contest Thursday in Rhode Island to assaulting his girlfriend, and received a one-year suspended sentence and one year of probation. Paz, 55, entered his no contest plea to a domestic simple assault charge hours after Warw


Vinny Paz arrested at Warwick home overnight

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) - Former professional boxer Vinny Paz was arrested at his Tivoli Court home early Thursday morning. Paz was taken away in a police cruiser just before 4 a.m. Police were called to the scene about an hour earlier, and broke down the door to the garage to get inside the home. A wo


Pascoag man charged with stealing police officer's sunglasses

CRANSTON, R.I. - A Pascoag man turned himself in in the March 9 theft of a motorcycle police officer's sunglasses, according to Police Chief Col. Michael Winquist. Winquist said that surveillance video caught William Carosi, 57, of 194 Grove St., Apt. C, taking sunglasses left on a table while the m


Mostly dry and cold through the weekend; storm still possible next week

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Dry but cold weather should settle over the region through early next week, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters are still watching a potential storm for next week but now say it's likely to move in later, if it affects Southern New England at all. For today, ex


Suspect in Providence shooting faces judge

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - A man who was arrested following a shooting in Providence earlier this week faced a judge Wednesday. The shooting occurred around 6 p.m. Monday in the area of Douglas Avenue and Lancashire Street after the shooting victim's girlfriend got into a heated argument with several


Rhode Island lawmaker withdraws proposed outhouse ban bill

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island lawmaker who introduced a bill that would ban outhouses in the state says he is withdrawing the legislation. Republican Rep. Justin Price said Wednesday he is pulling the measure ahead of a scheduled State house hearing. Price says the issue should be addressed