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Men indicted in separate Providence murders
The Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General said 28-year-old Rashawn Banks has been charged with one count of murder, one count of discharge of a firearm while committing a crime of violence, one count of possession of a firearm without a license, one count of possession of a firearm having been
Police conducting drug investigation at Cranston pub
More Local NewsPolice conducting drug investigation at Cranston pubAfter complaint over fine, Mattiello cut contractor board's budgetRogers HS students complain of chilly classrooms, rodents
After community meeting, crowd marches to child molester's new home
Wednesday night's meeting was called after it was learned he'd be moving to the Washington Park neighborhood. Upon his release, Gardner had to register as a Level III sex offender, meaning he's a high risk to re-offend, so police know where he lives.
Four men facing drug charges in connection to Cranston pub raid
Four men were arrested in connection to the distribution of illegal drugs during an apparent raid at the Knightsville Pub in Cranston, including the owner, according to authorities.
Live updates as armed police close off two streets in Lincoln
According to police, gangs often recruit susceptible people to move both drugs and cash between areas, and use intimidation tactics to invade vulnerable people’s homes from which they deal their illicit wares.
Man, woman charged with kidnapping, robbery
More Local NewsMan, woman charged with kidnapping, armed robberyAmid reports of layoffs, Hasbro confirms 'difficult changes'Community to discuss new neighbor: a convicted child rapist
Providence residents outraged as convicted child rapist moves in
"The guy needs a place to live, he's a human being but he's a danger to society," said Linda Perri with the Washington Park Association. "People are nervous and upset they were not notified in advance."
Providence parking enforcement officer charged with stealing from meters
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – A veteran parking enforcement officer is facing a criminal charge for allegedly stealing coins from a meter, according to Public Safety Commissioner Steven Paré.
Police: Woman facing several charges after pursuit
It was reinitiated in East Providence, Swansea police say, continuing through Swansea, Warren, Barrington, Seekonk, and Rehoboth.
Woman leads police on wild chase through local communities
More Local NewsWoman leads police on wild chase through local communitiesProvidence bus strike ends, drivers back on the jobBrady, Patriots top Chiefs for wild 43-40 win
2 hurt in Route 10 crash in Cranston
CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Two people were hurt, one with serious injuries, following a crash on Route 10 in Cranston Monday morning.
Bag thrown out of car with cats inside
The eyewitness was shocked when they opened the bag, finding 2 adult cats and 4 kittens. The animals appeared to be clean and well cared for, and the two older cats had flea collars.
Power knocked out as gusty winds buffet Southern New England
Eversource said electricity was out to about 1,000 customers in New Bedford, Dartmouth and Westport combined. About one-third of Eversource customers in Provincetown had no power.
Amid fraud allegations, Correia evicted from Fall River apartment
FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) -- Less than a week after facing charges of wire fraud and filing false tax returns, Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia has been evicted from his apartment, the Bristol County Sherriff's Department confirms.
Couple heartbroken, say their marriage wasn't legal
More Local NewsCouple heartbroken, say their marriage wasn't legalPolice: Man who threw beer at Chiefs player will be chargedFormer Hasbro CEO funds anti-Elorza, pro-Witman TV ad
Police: Officer hurt during pursuit of suspected drunk driver
Irina Bublik, 30, was arraigned on several charges including OUI and assault and battery on a police officer.
Thousands take part in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) -- 15,000 people hit the pavement in Providence Saturday morning at Kennedy Plaza to help raise money for breast cancer research at the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.
Warwick man arrested for allegedly showing exotic animals at hotel event
The department says the Warwick man, 46, was at a comic-con type event at the Sheraton Hotel Saturday night.
'It infuriates me,' victim's mother says of convicted child rapist's release
“It started when Michael came in the house," said Ellsworth. "He came running into my bedroom screaming, ‘Mommy, mommy! Someone took me!’"
New Troubling Report Surfaces About Former TE Aaron Hernandez
FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 10: Aaron Hernandez #81 of the New England Patriots smiles from the sidelines in the fourth quarter during a game against the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium on December 10, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)