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Multiple cars get flat tires on I-95 North
Cars and flatbed trucks, some with what appeared to be multiple flat tires, could be seen along the stretch of highway early in the morning.
Motorcycle gang kingpin arraigned on 222 counts
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WJAR) —A man described as a Pagan's kingpin was arraigned Thursday on 222 counts after his arrest in an operation targeting motorcycle gangs.Deric "Tuna" McGuire was arrested as part of Operation Patched Out.Rhode Island State Police and federal agents arrested 49 peopleWednesday i
Warwick Treasurer Taking Coventry Job, Will Stay Through Budget Presentation | WarwickPost.com
Brian M. Silvia, City Treasurer for Warwick, will take a job in Coventry after the 2018 budget is presented.
RI DOT: State Says Loose Plate On I-95 Damaged 15-18 Cars, Trucks
EAST GREENWICH, RI—More than a dozen cars and trucks were damaged on Friday morning when their drivers ran over a loose metal plate on Interstate 95 near exit 8. The state Department of Transportation estimates 15 to 18 vehicles ended up with flat tires or other problems. The drivers will be able to
GoLocalProv | News | Developer Brady Sullivan Admits to 21 Fire Code Violations at Coventry Mill Lofts
“The question regarding Certificate of Occupancy is best poised to the authority having jurisdiction and the body which issued the CO, not Brady Sullivan,” said Patti Doyle, spokeswoman for the project.
Officer Stops Car, Arrests Driver for Cocaine Possession | WarwickPost.com
WARWICK, RI — Officer Ali Jaafar was patrolling Elmwood Avenue headed toward Cranston May 11 at 4:49 p.m. when he spotted a white Nissan Rouge make an abrupt turn onto Pawtuxet Avenue without a turn signal, following as it rolled through a stop then turned without a signal again, stopping it and arr
Rhode Island Supreme Court: Inmate serving life can't sue because he's 'dead'
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's Supreme Court has ruled that a man serving life in prison can't sue the state for an attack by a fellow inmate because, under state law, he's considered dead.
Police: Casino cleaning woman tried to poison co-workers by pouring cleaning fluid into their sodas
Alexandria MartelCourtesy photo/Plainville police photoA member of the cleaning crew at a Massachusetts casino has been charged with trying to poison two co-workers she didn't want to work with by pouring cleaning fluid into their sodas.The Sun Chronicle reported that 23-year-old Alexandria Martel p
WPD Arrests Corvette Driver After Car Crash at Airport Liquors | WarwickPost.com
WARWICK, RI — Officer Brian Fontaine arrested the driver of a white Corvette after he crashed into a car in the Airport Liquor lot, 1800 Post Road, stumbled into the store then attempted to get back into the wrong car May 3 at 5:32 p.m.
Red flag bill, bump stocks ban pass RI Senate
“While federal law bans fully automatic weapons manufactured after May 19, 1986, the bump stock and other modifying devices do not technically make the weapon a fully automatic firearm, even though it allows a weapon to fire at nearly the rate of a machine gun,” Sen. James Seveney noted in a press r
Aaron Hernandez fiancée announces she's expecting a baby
Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez made the announcement in apost on Instagramon Tuesday. She says she and her daughter with Hernandez, Avielle, are "blessed" to be expecting a baby girl.
Teen ducks house arrest, kills officer
PERRY HALL, Md. – A 16-year-old who was supposed to be on house arrest for auto theft was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the death of a Maryland police officer.After hearing about Dawnta Anthony Harris’ numerous recent run-ins with the law, a judge called him a “one-man crime wave” and
Coventry Police Log: May 5
Rebecca L. Pasquale, 43 or 44, of Woonsocket, was cited for Driving after the license was denied, revoked or suspended;and Driving with a suspended registration.
Ducklings rescued from storm drain in Warwick
Eight ducklings were rescued from a storm drain in Warwick after their mother was struck and killed by a car.Police posted three photos of the ducklings on Facebook Monday afternoon.While one photo shows officers saving the baby birds from the drain, another picture shows a little girl petting a duc
Bill would prohibit pet leasing in Rhode Island
State Rep. Charlene Lima, a Cranston Democrat, introduced a bill that would ban the practice. The House Health, Education and Welfare Committee will hear the proposal Wednesday.
Police: Woman had dogs' ears 'cropped' at car wash
Card told the officer she had the dogs' ears cropped at a veterinary clinic in New Jersey, according to police. Initially, she told police she did not know the man but eventually admitted to knowing him and said he was licensed to perform the procedures.
Boston Police Believe Fugitive Is Hiding In Newport Area
NEWPORT, RI—Boston police are looking for a fugitive who may be hiding in the Newport area. According to Sgt. John Boyle, of the Boston police, the fugitive, Jason Thompson, is wanted for Domestic Assault and Battery and Daytime Breaking and Entering. Police are asking for the public's help finding
Newport Police ID Man Found Dead Off Of Goat Island Marina
In a release, Newport Police have identified Andrew Kinzler, 76 years of age of Newport, Rhode Island.
Police seek man who threatened to kill a woman's dog after she refused to give him money
Police say Daniel “Dan” Lewis, 49, approached a 21-year-old woman he didn’t know and made the request. According to the narrative, when the woman declined Lewis became enraged and verbally accosted the victim. It was during this episode police say that Lewis made the threat.
2 charged with growing, selling marijuana
Glenn Panayotoplus, 46, of 668 Foster St., was charged with sale of more than a kilogram of marijuana, cultivation of marijuana, operating a drug factory, and possession of drug paraphernalia.