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Havoc continues at Warwick, Cranston public buildings flooded by burst pipes

WARWICK - Crews with pumps and trash bins have been working their way through school buildings and municipal offices here and in Cranston since Jan. 8, ripping up carpets, pulling down sheetrock and clearing out water-soaked debris left by a series of water pipe breaks. And that will probably be the

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-21 04:22:35

PawSox take pitch to Mattiello's district

Hold by-invitation-only event on Tuesday to woo voters skeptical of stadium financing plan PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Pawtucket Red Sox - and their backers - are going into the heart of House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello's home district in Cranston on Tuesday to pitch their stadium-financing deal. "You're

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-22 00:05:47

Central Falls woman injured after alleged hit-and-run in Lincoln

LINCOLN - A 40-year-old Central Falls woman was in stable condition at Rhode Island Hospital on Saturday morning after she was allegedly struck by a car in an apparent hit-and-run, Lincoln Police said. Around 12:42 a.m. Saturday, Lincoln Police responded to a reported hit-and-run involving a pedestr

WOONSOCKET CALL - 2018-01-21 03:36:00

Dog rescued from East Providence home dies; shelter under quarantine

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Donations are piling up outside the East Providence Animal Shelter as workers deal with the outbreak of a deadly viral disease. Two puppies rescued last week from squalid conditions inside a Riverside home became sick with the parvovirus, according to East Providence A


Lincoln police investigate early morning hit and run

LINCOLN, R.I. (WPRI) - Lincoln police are looking for a hit and run driver that stuck a pedestrian just before 1 a.m. on Saturday. The accident happened near the 600 block of Smithfield Avenue, on the Lincoln/Pawtucket line. An eyewitnesses told investigators they saw a silver or gray sedan travelin

WPRI - 2018-01-20 15:24:56

Cranston mother and son arraigned in connection to murder

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A 17-year-old and his mother charged in connection with the murder of the woman's boyfriend last summer were arraigned Friday morning in Providence County Superior Court. Justice Robert D. Krause set a pretrial conference for Feb. 13, and said he anticipates that the trial of the


Cranston Man Pleads Nolo To Domestic Strangulation: AG

John Avarista, 35, took a plea deal and will serve five years in prison (with 10 years suspended) plus probation. CRANSTON, RI-A Cranston man pleaded no contest on Friday to two charges in connection with a June 29 assault in West Warwick, the state Attorney General's office said. John Avarista, 35,


Letter: Joe Sbardella: Rooting for the bad guys in city's camera caper

Am I the only person rooting for the two guys who "unbolted an $80,000 camera used to catch speeding drivers" and "strapped it to the bed of the truck and drove away three days after it was installed" ("$80,000 traffic camera stolen," news, Jan. 18)? Apparently the City of Providence hired a company

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-20 20:00:00

Man dead in south Bakersfield shooting

A man was shot near the Red Zone Bar early Sunday morning, a Bakersfield Police Department news release said. BPD was dispatched at approximately 1:48 a.m. to the bar, 3351 Panama Lane, after getting a report there had been a shooting, the release said. The victim was treated on scene and then tra

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-01-21 20:43:00

Man injured in Northeast Bakersfield shooting

A man was shot in his stomach in Northeast Bakersfield on Saturday. The Kern County Sheriff's Office said that at about 12:39 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 2100 block of Elmyra Avenue after getting a report of a shooting in the area. Deputies found a 42-year-old man suffering

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-01-20 22:16:00

Shooting at Red Zone Sports Bar leaves a man dead

Bakersfield, Calif. - Less than three weeks into the new year, there have already been five homicides in Kern County. The Bakersfield Police Department responded just before 2 a.m. on Sunday morning to a shooting at the Red Zone Sports Bar and Grill off Panama Lane. "There was some kind of disturban

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2018-01-22 01:20:41

Deputies arrest four Bakersfield residents in alleged car burglary, identity theft

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's deputies arrested four suspects on Wednesday in relation to a vehicle burglary that occured on January 9, officials said. During the period in between the burglary and the arrests, officials confirmed via Facebook that the suspects had allegedly made fraudulent purcha

SIGNALSCV.COM - 2018-01-21 13:15:06

Las Vegas Shooting Investigators Determine "No Motive" For Massacre - Hometown Station | KHTS AM 1220

Law enforcement has found that Stephen Paddock "acted alone" in the Las Vegas Shooting with left 58 dead and hundreds injured - including at least 13 from Santa Clarita. Rick Patterson, who has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the victims of the shooting, is waiting on the Coroner's report to be release


Bakersfield woman dies of the flu, marking first flu-related death in Kern County

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A Bakersfield woman died of the flu this week, according to Kern County Public Health. Family members confirmed to 23ABC that Michelle Maroney-Placencia died from complications of the flu on Wednesday, January 17. Public Health says her death marks the first flu-related death


Accident on Highway 118 in Simi Valley Saturday slowed traffic

An accident on eastbound Highway 118 in Simi Valley Saturday afternoon impacted traffic as some lanes were blocked for a time, according to California Highway Patrol reports. The incident was reported just before 1:30 p.m. on the 118, east of Yosemite Avenue. Initial reports indicated up to three v

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-01-20 22:41:41

Motorcycle Chase Ends With Suspect Surrender

The chase started in Glendale and ended in Tarzana. It was unclear why the chase started but the bike reportedly did not have a license plate. The suspect went on the 101 Freeway in both directions before pulling off and surrendering. The chase started in Glendale and ended in Tarzana. It was unclea

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-20 22:31:18

Statewide Manhunt For Truck After Fatal NJ Highway Crash

A statewide search was underway this weekend for a truck driver involved in a fatal crash on a New Jersey highway, police said. The truck driver fled after striking a car, causing it to smash against a tree and flip over, police said. The State Police say they're conducting a statewide search to ide

PATCH - 2018-01-21 22:05:46

Jersey Shore Fishing: Weather looking great

While there isn't much good news about the fishing, that could change with ideal mid-winter conditions the next two days featuring mild temperatures and light winds. The Ocean Explorer from Belmar actually found better fishing Friday when anglers in the bow picked some legal blackfish plus one esti

NJ.COM - 2018-01-21 00:34:57

Lakewood pedestrian dead, driver jailed after crash

LAKEWOOD - Police have arrested the driver in a collision that left a 53-year-old pedestrian dead Thursday evening. Lucas Rodriguez De La Rosa of Lakewood died after a car struck him on Ocean Avenue near Pearl Street shortly before 10 p.m., police said. The collision comes just four days after anoth


Bestseller Janet Evanovich's take on New Jersey, writing

If you need an indication of how incredibly popular Janet Evanovich is, consider that her fans lined up for hours to listen to her read from her latest book. And if you need an indication of what sort of person she is, Evanovich's team served cheesecake to those who waited. And, she remained at sign

NJ.COM - 2018-01-21 12:00:00