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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

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

Fall River man charged with vandalizing FRPD station, sparking police chase that ends in crash

FALL RIVER - A city man faces charges after police say he vandalized the Fall River police station Saturday and rammed a Seekonk police cruiser during a multi-town police chase that ended in a crash in East Providence. Bryan Figueroa, 20, of Fall River, was arrested by East Providence police and is

HERALD NEWS - 2018-03-19 04:09:43

Cranston Man Sentenced For 'Cold-Blooded' Providence Shooting: AG

CRANSTON, RI-When Providence Police arrived at 126 Lowell Ave., in the early morning of Dec. 4, 2016, they walked into a grisly scene. The victim, Juan Croussette , had staggered out to the street where he collapsed. He was covered in blood. Croussette had been shot as he tried to save his girl frie


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


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


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


Cool and breezy through the weekend; storm still possible next week

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Expect mostly sunny skies with a high near 41 degrees in Providence on this Thursday. The wind, blowing from the northwest at 13 to 15 mph., will gust up to 29 mph. "Cool, dry and breezy conditions will continue into the weekend," the Weather Service says. The high temperatures F


Man snatches Cranston police officer's sunglasses at funeral home

Cranston police officers who escort funeral processions by motorcycle have a protocol for handling their sunglasses at a wake. The officers typically enter the funeral parlor, remove their sunglasses and place them on a table just before paying their respects, said Cranston police Maj. Todd Patalano


Former boxer Vinny Paz accused of assaulting girlfriend

WARWICK, R.I. -- Former five-time boxing champion Vinny Paz is set to be arraigned Thursday morning on one count each of domestic assault and domestic disorderly conduct after he was arrested overnight at his home. Police received a call from someone out of state at 2:53 a.m. reporting that Paz had


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


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