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Ex-lawmaker pleads not guilty to breaking into a home naked

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A former high-ranking Republican lawmaker in Rhode Island has pleaded not guilty to breaking into a neighbor's home while naked. The Providence Journal reports former House Minority Leader Robert Watson appeared in Superior Court Friday. He's charged with felony breaking and

ABC6.COM - 2018-01-19 23:29:00

UPDATE: One East Providence puppy dead after testing positive for parvovirus

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) - An East Providence animal shelter is under quarantine after 2 of the puppies rescued from a hoarding situation last week tested positive for canine parvovirus. Twenty dogs were rescued from an East Providence hoarding situation last week, and shelter workers noticed th

ABC6.COM - 2018-01-19 20:47:00

DCYF worker who visited East Prov. home day before animals seized now on leave

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - An employee of the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) is now on administrative leave after having gone to a home on Floyd Avenue in East Providence the day before a building inspector condemned the home as unfit to live in. When city officia

WPRI - 2018-01-19 21:21:45

Man arrested for possession of stolen firearm

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - A man known to police was arrested Thursday night in Providence after police said he tried to escape from the officers and get rid of a gun that was determined to be stolen. When two officers on patrol drove past two men on Ledge Street about 9:30 p.m., the two men separate

WPRI - 2018-01-19 21:33:51

Car fire spreads to home, garage in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Firefighters made quick work of a fire at an East Providence residence Friday evening. Battalion Chief Glenn Quick said the fire started around 5:30 p.m. at a home on Ivy Street. He said two cars in the driveway were on fire when crews arrived on scene. The fire eventu

WPRI - 2018-01-20 00:02:54

City Hall employees train for armed intruder situation

City hall employees and Mayor Allan Fung, center left, watch an active shooter presentation by the Cranston police department's Lt. James Jennings, center right, January 19, 2017. (Photo by Julianne Lima) | WPRI.com CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) - Police officers are starting to train Cranston city employ

WPRI - 2018-01-19 21:31:38

Boy, 15, charged with stealing iPhone at knifepoint in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Police arrested a 15-year-old Providence boy after he allegedly stole an iPhone from another teenager in the West End on Thursday afternoon. At 3:19 p.m.Thursday, Patrolman James Lanier was working in the neighborhood when a 16-year-old boy flagged him down and said he had been ro

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-19 21:53:23

Onorato awarded for re-creation of 17th-century Newport neighborhood

RONALD J. ONORATO, art and architectural history professor at the University of Rhode Island, won the inaugural Winifred Brownell award for his work using 3-D printing technology to recreate a 17th-century Newport neighborhood. / COURTESY RONALD J. ONORATO SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Ronald J. Onorato, Univer

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2018-01-19 09:30:28

Crash snarls traffic on Everett Turnpike in Nashua; two sent to hospital

NASHUA - A pair of drivers were hospitalized, one with serious injuries, following a three-car crash on the F.E. Everett Turnpike that backed up evening rush hour traffic for miles Thursday. The crash at about 5:30 p.m. occurred on the northbound side of the turnpike and both Nashua and Merrimack F

UNION LEADER - 2018-01-19 02:56:00

Do you recognize this man? He's wanted in connection with a car theft

Do you recognize this man? MANCHESTER, NH - Police are searching for a man who allegedly left a Lowell Street pizza shop in a stolen Honday Civic. Officer Erik Slocum completed a stolen motor vehicle report at 11:30 p.m. on Jan. 18 outside of 212 Lowell St. The owner of the 1997 Honda Civic stated s

MANCHESTERINKLINK.COM - 2018-01-19 18:18:54

Five things to do in Chelmsford this week

1 LIVE MUSIC The Princeton Station, 147 Princeton St., North Chelmsford, Jan. 26, 9 p.m. Live music with Mike Moore. More info: princetonstation.com. 2 NORTH ROAD SHOWCASE Chelmsford Center for The Arts, 1A North Road, Chelmsford, Jan. 26, 8 p.m., doors open at 7:30 p.m.Chelmsford Center for The Art

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-19 17:53:09

Woman who led police on two-state chase pleads not guilty

NASHUA - The 54-year-old Nashua woman who led police on a two-state chase after making the false claim that her son had been shot and killed inside her home pleaded not guilty to multiple charges Thursday. Carmelita Vergez faces her next appearance in Hillsborough County Superior Court on Feb. 15.

UNION LEADER - 2018-01-19 06:10:00

Chelmsford police make arrest in heroin, cocaine case

Chelmsford police report the arrest of a man on heroin and cocaine-trafficking charges, and arrested a second suspect who police said had an outstanding warrant. Police Deputy Chief Dan Ahern said police arrested Juan Carlos Marinez-Santana, 29, of Lawrence, and have charged him with: -- Resisting a

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-19 15:57:49

Woman accused of falsely claiming son died, leading police on chase

Police say woman fled from home after officers tried to arrest son Updated: 12:45 PM EST Jan 18, 2018 Police say woman fled from home after officers tried to arrest son Police say woman fled from home after officers tried to arrest son A Nashua woman accused of leading police on a chase after fals

WMUR.COM - 2018-01-18 17:45:00

One injured in rush hour multi-car crash in Nashua, traffic back-up into Mass.

First-responders work to remove a driver from the wreckage of an accident on the Everett Turnpike in Nashua on Thursday night. Photo/Jeffrey Hastings NASHUA, NH - A crash involving multiple vehicles closed the Everett Turnpike northbound just North of Exit 8 on Jan. 18 during rush hour. Initial repo

MANCHESTERINKLINK.COM - 2018-01-19 01:10:45

Littleton police reports: Jan. 11-17

The following are excerpts from the Littleton police log for Thursday, Jan. 11, to Wednesday, Jan. 17. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law. Thursday, Jan. 11 8:13 a.m.: An animal complaint was reportedly made at K

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-19 22:03:52

Victim shot dead in Bentley in Santa Fe Springs was San Bernardino man

Authorities on Friday identified the man who was found fatally shot in Santa Fe Springs as a San Bernardino resident. Paramedics pronounced 40-year-old Javier F. Espinoza dead at the scene at 5 p.m. Thursday, according to Los Angeles County Coroner's spokesman Ed Winter. He said Espinoza was in the

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 18:08:31

Police arrest Long Beach man they say hit a homeless man with his car in Riverside

RIVERSIDE >> Police arrested a 34-year-old Long Beach man on Thursday on suspicion of hitting a man with his vehicle at a homeless shelter. Joshua Khalil was charged with attempted murder, parole violations and felony driving under the influence, the Riverside Police Department said in a statement F

REDLANDS DAILY FACTS - 2018-01-20 02:51:44

Man charged in 1994 slaying of his mother in Corona del Mar pleads not guilty to murder

A 71-year-old man accused of beating his mother to death in her Corona del Mar home in 1994 has pleaded not guilty to a murder charge, according to Orange County Superior Court records. In his Jan. 12 plea, John Henry Van Uden III of Dana Point also denied sentencing enhancement allegations of murde

LA TIMES - 2018-01-19 22:50:00

Riverside County deputy fires at suspect after San Diego-area pursuit ends in Temecula

A Riverside County sheriff's deputy shot at a person at the end of a pursuit in Temecula on Friday morning, July 19. It was not immediately clear whether anyone was hit by gunfire. The San Diego County Sheriff's Department announced the incident about noon in a Twitter message. A Riverside County sh

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-19 20:26:00