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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

Lincoln police seek sedan in pedestrian hit-and-run

LINCOLN, R.I. - A 40-year-old woman from Central Falls sustained "a significant head injury" early Saturday as a pedestrian in a hit-and-run accident, according to the Lincoln Police Department. The accident occurred at 12:42 a.m. near 616 Smithfield Ave., at the Pawtucket line, near the Bank of New

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-20 15:40:35

Thousands gather for the Rhode Island women's march

PROVIDENCE (WLNE) -- Nationwide, the women's marches drew huge crowds and here in Rhode Island, thousands of people gathered on the State House lawn to celebrate women. Thousands of voices coming together to call for a change. "If we want change we have to show up and we have to be here and share ou

ABC6.COM - 2018-01-21 01:41:00

'We are really angry, and now we are channeling that anger' | Video

Providence Journal reporters Jacqueline Tempera and Christine Dunn and photographer will cover the Rhode Island Women's March at the State House on Saturday. Check here throughout the day for updates. Jacqueline Tempera Journal Staff Writer jacktemp PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Providence Journal reporters J

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-20 14:07:09

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

Rhode Island readies legal action against drug firms

Posted: Updated: PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Democratic Lt. Gov. Dan McKee and several Rhode Island communities plan to announce legal action against companies that officials say are responsible for the proliferation of prescription opioids in the state. McKee's office says the "joint initiative" will

ABC6.COM - 2018-01-20 20:34:00

Police arrest two at Seekonk motel, seize stolen gun

SEEKONK, Mass. (WPRI) - Seekonk police said they recovered a stolen handgun and arrested two people at the Motel 6 on Fall River Avenue early Friday morning. Seekonk police said several of their officers, along with K-9 and SWAT teams entered a room at the motel shortly after midnight. Inside, polic

WPRI - 2018-01-19 20:40:23

Registered sex offender accused of distributing child porn

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A registered sex offender living in Providence has been ordered detained in federal custody on charges he allegedly possessed and distributed child pornography, and allegedly transferred obscene material to a 14-year-old girl, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Providence.

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-19 17:29:26

Wedding was called off, so groom's mom went to sell ring and someone stole it

A Cobb County woman has become the latest victim of a crime that began by arranging to buy or sell something online. Lured by a man on the 5miles app, the woman wanted to sell her son's wedding ring after the event was called off, Channel 2 Action News reported. So she agreed to meet the man in fron


Lee wants railroad overpass inTemple

A Carroll County commissioner wants an overpass across the railroad tracks near Temple schools so that delays due to passing trains will not interfere with students reaching class on time. District 3 Commissioner Tommy Lee on Thursday thanked Charles Pope and the county road department for their out

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2018-01-19 05:05:00

Trial of mother accused of killing son with codeine begins Monday

Opening arguments are set to begin Monday in the murder trial of an Austell mother accused of killing her 2-year-old son with a lethal dose of codeine in 2014, according to the Cobb District Attorney's office. Erica White, 45, faces charges of murder, aggravated battery and making false statements r

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-20 00:04:00

WellStar Paulding Hospital Names New President

HIRAM, Ga. (January 15, 2018) - WellStar Health System has named John Kueven, FACHE, as senior vice president and president of WellStar Paulding Hospital. As president of the hospital, Kueven will oversee day-to-day operations of the 112-bed facility and 182-bed skilled nursing center, working close

THEDALLASNEWERA.COM - 2018-01-20 02:26:00

2 Runaway Teens Sought By Douglas County Sheriff's Office

DOUGLASVILLE, GA - The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has requested the public to be on the look out for two runaway Douglas County teens. Isaac Benjamin Phillips, 16, was last seen Jan. 8, at approximately 8 p.m. Isaac was last seen at his residence off Newman Ellis Rd. It is unknown what Isaac wa


Chick-fil-A CEO camps out for 147th restaurant opening

ATLANTA, GA -- It's a tradition at Chick-fil-A restaurant. Camping out under the stars to be one of the first 100 customers in line to receive free Chick-fil-A for a year. But 30 metro Atlanta CEO's camped out Wednesday night to draw attention to a neighborhood in need. The 30 CEO's camped outside o

ERIENEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-19 06:12:00

Teens Dumped Girl, Baby On Freezing Highways: Police

ATLANTA, GA - Two Atlanta teenagers are behind bars after police say they stole an SUV, then dumped a baby and a 4-year-old girl out on busy roadways in freezing temperatures. Thankfully, the children were rescued - with the help of a local university police chief and a television news cameraman. At

PATCH - 2018-01-19 20:19:34

In Georgia, five dead and hundreds hospitalized from flu virus, CDC says

A serious flu season has left hundreds of Georgians hospitalized and resulted in rising deaths in Georgia, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control. The flu has hit the United States particularly hard this season. More people are seeing doctors for flu or flu related symptoms than norm


Burglary charged against man banned from Walmart

He'd already been banned from Walmart, so when a Ravena man came to the Halfmoon store and was arrested for petit larceny, police also added a more serious burglary charge, State Police said Saturday. Troopers in Clifton Park arrested David Hinds, 29, on Monday after the Walmart store contacted them

TIMES UNION - 2018-01-20 11:22:51

Women's March in Albany's West Capitol Park

Thousands turn out for the Women's March on Saturday at West Capitol Park in Albany. Thousands turn out for the Women's March on Saturday at West Capitol Park in Albany. Thousands turn out for the Women's March on Saturday at West Capitol Park in Albany. Thousands turn out for the Women's March on S

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

National Women's March attracts thousands to Albany

Photo Credit: Lauren Linder, NEWS10 ABC ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Last year's women's march started a movement that generated change at the local and national level, as people took to the streets all over the world to make their voices heard. On Saturday, it took place again including in Albany. Wes

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-01-20 22:43:51

Crews contain fire at Kent restaurant

KENT - Crews were able to contain a fire that broke out Saturday afternoon at a South Main Street restaurant. Litchfield County dispatch said firefighters from several towns were sent to Wasabi Asian Cuisine restaurant around 1 p.m. for reports of a structure fire. Route 7 was closed down while offi

NEWSTIMES - 2018-01-20 18:42:04