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Carjacker Arrested Wednesday In Cranston Police Say: Watch Video

CRANSTON, RI—Cranston police are confirming one person was arrested Wednesday. According to Maj. Todd Patalano, "we had a carjacking in the area of Elmwood Avenue and made an arrest shortly thereafter." The accused person's name and other details will be released later, he said.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 19:56:41

Man lying in R.I. Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thru run over and killed, police say

BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) — Police say a man lying down in the drive-thru lane of a Rhode Island coffee shop has been run over and killed.Bristol police say the man was run over at about 2 a.m. Wednesday at a Dunkin’ Donuts shop in town.Chief Josue Canario says the victim was run over by a truck driven by

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-08-15 20:40:21

Police: Infant left in running vehicle at Twin River; mom charged

The child is reported to be in fair condition at Hasbro Children's Hospital. The Department of Children, Youth and Families was contacted and took custody of the baby, police said.

WPRI - 2018-08-15 20:06:04

Cape Cod woman left baby alone in car while inside RI casino, police say

The baby's mother, Halston A. Borglund, 26, told police she ran into the casino to get keys, but security footage showed Borglund inside for nearly 90 minutes, WPRI reported.

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-08-16 12:33:46

Providence stabbing suspect due in court

More Local NewsTruro shark attack: Was it a great white?Police: Burglar stole seafood, beer from North Kingstown tavernProvidence woman speaks out on allegations officials set traps to detain immigrants

WPRI - 2018-08-16 13:33:41

2 in custody after Providence police pursuit ends in crash

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) -- Police have two people in custody after a police chase ended in a crash on Atwells Avenue.Providence Police Maj. David Lapatin said officers were chasing after a white sedan that they believed had a home invasion suspect inside.Lapatin said a family arriving for vacation w

WPRI - 2018-08-16 21:06:09

Coventry Little Leaguer win Virtual HR Derby ahead of Little League World Series

MLB, a promoter of the event, announced Aiden Wilkins hit six homers and compiled the best score in a video game event that pitted a member of each team participating in the LLWS.

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-08-16 12:41:25

Warwick police: Homeless man shot woman through door

Police Chief Col. Stephen McCartney said Richard Wade, 37, fired shots through the front glass door of the home across the street hitting a female resident inside. The woman was rushed to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

WPRI - 2018-08-15 12:59:14

R.I. Gov. Raimondo Faces Tough Re-Election

Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune/Time Inc., FileIn this October 13, 2015 file photo, Governor of Rhode Island Gina Raimondo speaks onstage during Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C.

NECN - 2018-08-16 09:29:04

Attleboro man faces gun, drug charges in Attleboro, R.I. after raids

William Hancock, 30, of 36 Trepanier St., was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in Attleboro District Court on charges of receiving stolen property and unlawful possession of a firearm, according to police.

SUN CHRONICLE - 2018-08-16 02:30:00

A Rhode Island woman was shot through the front door of her home

Police say the gunfire came from a vacant home across the street. The suspect, 37-year-old Richard Wade, was captured nearby and was reportedly uncooperative and appeared intoxicated.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-08-15 20:30:02

Police chase leads to one in custody in Pawtucket

Eyewitness News crews were on the scene where it happened, in the area of Pine and Brown Streets. Investigators say an erratic driver refused to pull over for police, leading them on a chase.

WPRI - 2018-08-15 09:40:58

Providence man suspected in connection to stabbing due in court

More Local NewsProvidence stabbing suspect due in courtPolice investigating overnight four car crashPush renewed for RI child sex abuse bill amid PA report on priestsPROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - A Providence man will be arraigned in District Court on Thursday after being accused of stabbing another man

WPRI - 2018-08-16 11:10:02

RISPCA offering $2,500 reward for information on severely neglected dog

By: Chloe Leshnercleshner@abc6.com@ChloeLeshnerWEST WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) -- The president of the Rhode Island SPCA says it seems animal neglect cases are becoming more common. Another dog was found in terrible condition, this time in West Warwick. The dog is in such bad shape, the reward for informa

ABC6.COM - 2018-08-15 21:18:00

Providence is adding more speed cameras. Here's where they will be located.

More Local NewsProvidence is adding more speed cameras. Here's where they will be located.Person in Dunkin' drive-thru lane run over, killedLifespan, UNAP returning to bargaining table

WPRI - 2018-08-15 16:31:10

ACI on lockdown after officer finds 'unidentified white powder'

"As a safety and security agency, we are prepared and have procedures in place for such incidents. We are following those protocols, organizing first responders, and taking appropriate safety measures," Ventura said in a statement to Eyewitness News.


Suspects in East Providence shooting arraigned

By: Chloe Leshnercleshner@abc6.com@ChloeLeshnerEAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) -- The two men arrested in connection to Friday's midday shooting in East Providence faced a judge today. Police are now calling it a robbery gone bad.East Providence police aren't giving away too much but say the 2 suspects


‘Al the Debate Chicken’ helps gubernatorial candidate take on Cranston, R.I., mayor

A screengrab of a The Providence Journal's interview with Patricia Morgan, who is running for governor of Rhode Island. One of her campaign volunteers, "Al the Debate Chicken," is seen in the background.Providence Journal Video Screenshot

TORONTO SUN - 2018-08-15 21:53:45

Person in Dunkin' drive-thru lane hit by truck, dies

BRISTOL, R.I. (WPRI) — A person lying in a Dunkin Donuts drive-thru lane was run over by a delivery truck early Wednesday morning, Bristol police said.

WPRI - 2018-08-15 19:18:37

Trainer Reveals New Details About Death of Ex-Patriot's Dog

Amelia Ferreira, 41, of Cranston, Rhode Island,told the Sun Chroniclein an email Tuesday that she was a "coward for not being honest" and "allowed fear to cloud my judgment and made decisions that hurt other people."

NECN - 2018-08-15 15:07:01