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R.I.’s Foxy Lady shut down after three dancers arrested for soliciting sex
The Foxy Lady gentleman’s club in Providence has been ordered closed for three days after three of the club’s dancers were arrested Tuesday night for allegedly offering to perform sexual acts on three undercover police detectives, officials said.
FBI confirms rash of bomb threats; RI, Mass among states affected
CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — The FBI is investigating a series of bomb threats sent to businesses in several states, including Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Massachusetts State Police tweeted out that its Fusion Center is tracking multiple threats across the state. However, police said there are no ind
NBC 10 I-Team: Feds arrest Cranston man for selling 'ghost' gun
CRANSTON, R.I. (WJAR) — The NBC 10 I-Team has learned a Cranston man was arrested after federal agents raided his house boat Wednesday afternoon at the Pawtuxet Cove Marina. The NBC 10 I-Team observed agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and a detective with Cra
Providence Council overrides Mayor Elorza, backs Hope Point Tower
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The Providence City Council voted Thursday to override Mayor Jorge Elorza’s veto of a zoning change that would allow a 46-story skyscraper to be built on the former I-195 land.
5 Cranston Area Open Houses To Check Out
CRANSTON, RI — House shopping online can be a frustrating experience. While listing photographs can help, they're no replacement for the real thing. That's where open houses come in handy: No more guessing!
Psych evaluation of serial killer Craig Price complete, trial set for next month
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Prosecutors in Florida say infamous Rhode Island serial killer Craig Price has undergone a psychological evaluation and his defense attorney now has one week to decide if they will mount an insanity defense in Price's upcoming attempted murder trial.
Car smashes into empty Warwick storefront
Police cited a Cranston man who they said crashed his vehicle into a storefront and left the scene. Warwick police said the car crashed into a vacant store at a plaza on Post Road on Tuesday night.
3 Charged With Prostitution at Providence, RI Adult Club
A renowned Providence adult entertainment club has been shut down after police say three employees were arrested on prostitution charges. Police on Wednesday asked the city's Board of Licenses to shut down the Foxy Lady until the board holds a show-cause hearing Thursday. The board will then have 10
Ex-Councilman Kevin Jackson sentenced to prison
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Former Providence City Councilman Kevin Jackson was sentenced Wednesday to one and a half years in prison for embezzling from a taxpayer-funded youth sports program he co-founded in 1978 and misusing campaign funds.
City temporarily shuts down Foxy Lady after prostitution arrests
The Providence Board of Licenses voted Wednesday to temporarily shut down the Foxy Lady in response to three prostitution arrests. The panel voted to close the strip club until another Board of Licenses meeting Thursday night. There was no immediate comment from the club.
Judge Orders Warwick Couple to Avoid Mail in Elder Fraud Investigation
WARWICK, RI – A Providence businessman and his wife, Warwick residents, and their associate, were issued a temporary restraining order in U.S. District Court Tuesday prohibiting their use of the U.S. Postal Service in an alleged mail fraud scheme stealing a total of $50,000 from people in 41 states.
Providence police: Two women arrested at strip club over prostitution allegations
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) -- Two women were taken out of the Foxy Lady gentleman's club in handcuffs after an alleged prostitution investigation. Providence police told Eyewitness News, intelligence officers launched the investigation around 10 p.m. Tuesday at the strip club on Chalkstone Avenue.
Providence's A.J. Reeves to miss 4-6 weeks due to foot injury
Announced in a press release from the school, Providence freshman and three-time Big East Freshman of the Week A.J. Reeves will miss four to six weeks due to a foot injury. The guard leads the team in three-point shooting and ranks second on the team in scoring with 14.2 points per game. He is the l
School district sicks debt collectors on parents for unpaid lunch fees
A Rhode Island school district hired a collection agency to get parents to ante up for unpaid lunch balances. To solve a problem that districts face across the country, a letter was sent home to parents of the Cranston School District in Cranston, Rhode Island, NBC 10 News reported. The letter says:
Johnston PD nab porch pirate suspect
JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Police say surveillance video combined with the power of social media helped them identify a woman caught on camera snagging a package from the porch of a Johnston home.
No bail for local singer charged with child molestation
JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — A Johnston singer accused of child molestation is staying locked up, at least for now. Anthony "Tony" Cerbo, 40, was ordered held without bail following his bail hearing at Kent County District Court Tuesday.
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday 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.
PAWTUCKET MAN CHARGED WITH MANUFACTURING COUNTERFEIT MONEY
PROVIDENCE – A Pawtucket man, previously convicted and incarcerated for producing counterfeit casino coins, was arrested at his Pawtucket residence on Friday and made an initial appearance before U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Lincoln D. Almond on charges that he allegedly possessed equipment
NBC 10 I-Team: Woman charged with prostitution, child abuse
A Johnston woman was arraigned Tuesday on charges of first-degree child abuse and procurement of sexual conduct for a fee. A source told the NBC 10 I-Team that Tina Tucker advertised online as an escort for cash and that undercover officers arranged to meet Tucker at her house Monday night and arres
Jury finds jealous husband guilty of murdering younger man who had affair with wife
A Lancaster County jury this afternoon convicted Jose Ferrufino of first-degree murder for the point-blank shooting of a younger Providence Township man he suspected of having an affair with his wife.