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Six men arrested by Attleboro police in motel sex sting
ATTLEBORO — A prostitution sting at a South Attleboro motel over the weekend resulted in the arrests of six “Johns,” who allegedly arranged to meet an undercover police officer posing as a woman offering sex for cash.
Soliciting Prostitution Charges For Foxborough And RI Men
ATTLEBORO, MA — Six men were arrested as part of a sting operation after police said they made plans to meet with an undercover officer, who posed as a woman offering sex for cash.
These Are The 10 Poorest Cities In Rhode Island For 2019
We used science and data to determine which places in Rhode Island are basically dead broke. Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the poorest places in Rhode Island.
Newport Mental Health Center Gets $2 Million Federal Grant
The Newport County Community Mental Health Center will receive $2 million in federal money to serve 24,500 residents over the next two years. U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, along with Congressman David N. Cicilline, announced the grant award on Tuesday. All four members of the Rhode Is
Plea deal for woman who claims officer 'sexted' her hours after arrest
WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — A suspended East Greenwich police officer accused of sexting a woman he had arrested only hours before did not have to take the stand at her trial after an unexpected plea agreement was reached.
Former state employee allegedly offered teen DLT job in exchange for sex in 2014
CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) -- A former state employee recently fired by the Raimondo administration after an arrest for sexual assault faced strikingly similar allegations back in 2014 while he was an employee at the Department of Labor and Training, according to a newly released police report.
Family of man killed in fiery Johnston crash demands answers
JOHNSTON, R.I. (WJAR) — The father of a Johnston man who was one of two people killed ina fiery crash two years ago on Hartford Avenue is speaking out for the first time. The second anniversary of his son’s death was last week.
Coventry officers now sporting new sleek, black uniforms
COVENTRY, R.I. (WPRI) -- Officers in Coventry received an early Christmas present on Monday. According to the Coventry Police Department's Facebook page, officers are now sporting brand-new uniforms featuring a newly designed black and gray patch.
5 New Coventry Area Houses For Sale
COVENTRY, RI — On the hunt for a new home nearby, but getting tired of seeing the same old listings again and again? Thanks to our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.
9 Hole-In-The-Wall Delis Where You Can Find The Best Sandwiches In Rhode Island
Sandwiches have been a staple throughout most of our lives. As a child, PB&J was a standard brown bag lunch, but as we’ve grown older our tastes have changed. Call it a sandwich, sub, or grinder… bread with all of your favorite ingredients inside makes for a heavenly meal any day of the week. Find t
Police ID men found dead in Providence River
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Police continue to investigate the deaths of two men who were pulled from the Providence River late last week. City police identified the men Monday as Sean McElroy, 44, and Larry Horton, 49, both of Providence.
WPD Arrests Suspect in Cowesett Hills Apartments Theft
WARWICK, RI —Officer Evan Johnson and Russell Brown were called to the Pawtucket Police Department Nov. 28 at 8:45 a.m. to take custody of a man wanted for larceny in Warwick, the suspect in the theft of several tools worth more than $1,000 from Cowesett Hills Apartments.
Lifelong friend of Michael Flynn attests to his character ahead of sentencing
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (WPRI) -- Rhode Island native and President Donald Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is set to be sentenced Tuesday for lying to the FBI. Flynn pleaded guilty last year to lying about conversations he had with a Russian ambassador shortly before Trump took offic
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
WPD Urges Caution Using Cedar Swamp Road Detour
WARWICK, RI — The Warwick Police Department and the RIDOT have issued separate alerts for travelers as repairs to a broken sewer line on Sandy Lane and Rte. 117 road repairs continue.
WW High School recognized for AP success
WEST WARWICK - This past week the national College Board named West Warwick High School to the 9th Annual AP District Honor Roll list, which recognizes schools and districts who increase access to AP (advanced placement) courses for underrepresented students and who receive continuously high scores
Fire forces evacuation of West Warwick complex
West Warwick, RI — Heavy smoke in an apartment complex forced the evacuation of a renovated mill building in West Warwick Sunday morning. The call came in around 2 a.m. for a three story complex at 188 Providence Street.
Police on scene of serious head-on crash in Foster
FOSTER, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are investigating after two pickup trucks collided Monday morning on Route 6. The call came in shortly after 7 a.m. Pictures from the scene show two pickup trucks seriously damaged.
2 more Lincoln home invasion suspects in custody
LINCOLN, R.I. (WPRI) — Two additional suspects in a home invasion in Lincoln are due in Kent County District Court for arraignment Monday morning. Lincoln police said Philip Child, 26, and Hailey Melendez, 26 turned themselves in Friday evening.
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.