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Brothers arrested for robbing brothers at knifepoint

Brothers accused of holding a man at knifepoint while forcing his brother to get them cash from an ATM FALL RIVER - Police arrested two Fall River men on recent assault to rob charges following an alleged incident last week on the 4000 block of North Main Street. Ellison L. Meagher, 31, and Christop

HERALD NEWS - 2018-03-20 16:57:08

Pawtucket father charged with killing 10-year-old daughter on trial

PROVIDENCE - A prosecutor has told jurors there's video evidence from the defendant's own camera showing the abuse a 10-year-old girl suffered at the hands of her father before she was killed in 2013. Opening statements were delivered Monday in the murder trial of Jorge DePina, who is charged with k

PAWTUCKET TIMES - 2018-03-20 04:11:00

Winter Storm Warning: Up to 10 Inches of Snow Possible in RI on Wednesday

The National Weather Service is now projecting that Rhode Island could see as much as ten inches of snow on Wednesday. On Tuesday morning, the service said that Rhode Island could see as much as 14 inches before lowering their projection. The service has issued a winter storm warning for Rhode Is

GOLOCALPROV - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Providence woman arrested, charged with fraud, theft

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Police arrested a Providence woman who they say stole nearly $122,000 from clients when she was an interior designer in Arizona. Berkley Vallone, 40, was arrested at her home Tuesday morning as a fugitive of justice in Rhode Island and is facing multiple counts of theft and

WPRI - 2018-03-20 21:00:20

Dozens of Dogs, Snakes and Rats Rescued From Condemned Rhode Island Home

WJAR-TV Animal welfare authorities say they have rescued more than two dozen dogs as well as snakes and rats from a Rhode Island home. The Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and animal control officers from several communities removed the animals from a Smithfield home on

NECN - 2018-03-21 11:59:32

"I Won't Stop Until I See An Arrest," Says Mother of Providence Underage Party Drinker

GoLocalProv was first to report that Carla Sherman alleged that the hosts of an underage drinking party over the weekend in Providence, that included Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) faculty members, urged party-goers not to contact authorities when her son "turned blue and started foaming at th

GOLOCALPROV - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Police: Man stole $200 worth of shrimp from Pawtucket store

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) - Police are searching for a man who they believe stole more than $200 worth of shrimp from a grocery store last week. According to Pawtucket police, the suspect stole eight packages of EZ peel shrimp and one package of raw shrimp from the Stop and Shop on Cottage Street. In t

WPRI - 2018-03-19 20:11:10

PawSox to be known as "Osos Polares de Pawtucket" for every home game at McCoy Stadium this season

CENTRAL FALLS - Before a room of enthusiastic room filled with Ella Risk Elementary School students, the Pawtucket Red Sox announced this morning that they will change their name for all their Tuesday home games to Osos Polares de Pawtucket - Spanish for Polar Bears of Pawtucket. Earlier in the day,

PAWTUCKET TIMES - 2018-03-20 15:22:00

Trial to begin for father accused of 2013 killing of 10-year-old daughter

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Opening statements are expected to begin today at Providence Superior Court in the case of a Pawtucket man accused of killing his 10-year-old daughter in July of 2013. Aleida DePina died shortly after being brought to the hospital by her father Jorge DePina. Prosecutors say


Man pulls out sledgehammer, knife during Killingly street fight

DANIELSON - A 52-year-old Rhode Island man tried to strike several people with a sledgehammer on Sunday during a fight in Killingly, state police said. At approximately 1:12 p.m., troopers were called out after reports were received about a disturbance on Prospect Avenue where several "intoxicated m

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2018-03-19 15:35:52

Dry and cold to start the week; storm possible Wednesday

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Expect "dry but unseasonably cold weather" through Tuesday before a coastal storm could dump 4 to 5 inches of snow on parts of the Southern New England Wednesday or Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. "Temperatures Wednesday will be borderline for accumula


IHOP worker punched after asking customers to leave

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A restaurant employee was reported to be in stable condition at Rhode Island Hospital Monday after being punched by a patron who had been asked to leave the restaurant at about 1 a.m. Sunday, police said. Police said Adam Rebello, 23, told them three males in the IHOP restaurant a

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-19 14:27:50

Pawtucket Police: Man steals 9 bags of frozen shrimp

Twitter: @ABC6 PAWTUCKET, R.I (WLNE) - Police are searching for a suspect who stole over $200 worth of shrimp from a Stop and Shop. Pawtucket Police say the male suspect entered the supermarket on Cottage Street last week and stole nine bags of shrimp. The man fled in a silver car after putting the

ABC6.COM - 2018-03-19 22:56:00

Police: Man strikes 2 cruisers during chase across states

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Authorities say a man led police on a chase from Massachusetts to Rhode Island, striking two police cruisers in the process. Police say the chase began near Fall River, Massachusetts Saturday as officers were searching for a suspect in connection with the vandalism of the cit


3 charged with kidnapping after panhandler tells police he was held captive

PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- A man who appeared to be panhandling approached an officer at a busy intersection one recent morning, but didn't ask for money. He asked for help. The 42-year-old man told Sgt. Peter Spetelunas that he'd been held captive in a second-floor apartment at 48 South Union St. for the p

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-19 22:40:26

Providence police investigating after four people are stabbed overnight

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Providence police are investigating a series of stabbings in the capital city. The first incident happened around 11:35 p.m. Friday on Hartford Avenue near the housing complex. Police say a 24-year-old man was walking home with his friend when the two got in an argument, an


Snow Next Week? A Lot of Moving Parts

Happy St. Patrick's Day! It will be a chilly, breezy day so grab your green jacket if you are out and about in Providence or headed to the parade in Newport: Because of those wind gusts around 30 mph, it will FEEL like it's in the 20s and low 30s for a good part of the day. There will also be a chan


Police: Guns, drugs seized from Smithfield man

SMITHFIELD, R.I. - The police say they seized cash and weapons from a man accused of dealing drugs in town. Dustin Santagata, 26, of 3 Ursula Rd., is charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession of weapons when committing a crime of violence, and possession of marijuana, acco


Dry, Chilly Sunday; Watching a Mid-Week Storm

There will be quite a chill in the air on Sunday....all day. Wind chills in the morning will be in the single digits and teens. The temperatures won't recover much through the day either. Highs will be only in the mid 30s...a good 10-15 below average for the date. The average high for March 18th is


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