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Pawtucket police arrest man on drug dealing charges

PAWTUCKET - Police have arrested a Montgomery Street resident for allegedly dealing drugs out of his apartment. On Sept. 18, the Pawtucket Police Departments Narcotics Unit, with help from the Patrol Division searched 94 Montgomery St., apartment 13. A search warrant was issued after an ongoing inve

VALLEY BREEZE - 2017-09-19 14:29:24

Pawtucket man pleads guilty to trafficking cocaine, crack cocaine

PROVIDENCE - General Jones, 31, of Pawtucket, pleaded guilty in federal court in Providence Monday to trafficking cocaine and crack cocaine, announced various law enforcement officials, including Pawtucket Police Chief Tina Goncalves. Appearing before U.S. District Court Judge John McConnell Jr., Jo

VALLEY BREEZE - 2017-09-18 19:48:52

Police investigate fatal pedestrian crash on I-95 in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - State police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian in the southbound lanes of I-95 in Providence on Monday night. The crash occurred just before 8 p.m. near Exit 20 at the merge with I-195 East. The victim was struck by a vehicle and was pronounced dead at

WPRI - 2017-09-19 03:12:34

Moral Obligation for PawSox Funding is the Same as 38 Studios Legislation

Larry Lucchino, heads the PawSox ownership group The legislation now pending before the Rhode Island legislature that would fund the $83 million for the privately owned Pawtucket Red Sox sports team has the same provision that forced the state of Rhode Island to pay-off the $75 million in bonds afte

GOLOCALPROV - 2017-09-19 06:41:27

Patriots considered Providence for new stadium

Twenty years ago, the New England Patriots were looking for new home -- and officials in Rhode Island were putting out the welcome mat. Talks took place at the Westin Hotel in Providence on Sept. 19, 1997. Twenty years ago, the New England Patriots were looking for new home -- and officials in Rhode

TURNTO10.COM - 2017-09-19 08:00:27

Neglected Dog Found With Decaying Teeth, Tumors; $2,000 Reward Offered for Info Leading to Suspect

She is possibly 18 years old and was close to death when brought to a vet, according to a Facebook post from the shelter WARNING: Details in the article below may be considered too graphic for some readers. A $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspect after a d

NECN - 2017-09-19 15:28:29

RISPCA president close to learning details about abandoned dog; reward offered

The dog, now named Treasure, was found in Central Falls over the weekend in deplorable condition, with matted fur, shockingly thin and suffering from tumors, skin conditions and dental problems. CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. - The president of the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-19 16:43:02

Riley: Hey Hartford, Why Not Just Laugh at Bankruptcy, Like Elorza

Me too. But, imagine if Providence had to make the same plea - how would Rhode Island taxpayers fare? Compared to Detroit or Connecticut, RI taxpayers have much less protection or standing. (This Op-Ed in the Hartford Courant is a must read.) If a Hartford Chapter 9 filing takes place, it will be a

GOLOCALPROV - 2017-09-19 06:41:21

Storm halts Pell Bridge construction, Providence-Newport ferry service

Resumption of roadway deck repairs on the bridge connecting Newport and Jamestown has been pushed back to Thursday, Sept. 21, because of expected high winds and heavy rain from Hurricane Jose, and ferry service will be suspended from Monday afternoon until Thursday. JAMESTOWN, R.I. - Repair work on

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-18 18:59:39

Tracking Jose: Wind Futurecast

Jose will continue to move northward over the next 24hours, and the strongest winds we'll get will arrive on Wednesday. Tracking Jose: Pinpoint Weather Blog | Interactive Hurricane Tracker |Printable Tracking Chart | Live Pinpoint Doppler 12 Radar | Latest 7-Day Forecast | WPRI.com Flight Tracker |

WPRI - 2017-09-19 10:21:56

Neglected dog found in Central Falls; RISPCA offering $2K reward for information

A dog covered in matted fur and large tumors has been found in Central Falls, according to a non-profit organization that cares for abandoned dogs and cats. (Photo courtesy of Friends of Central Falls Animals) A dog covered in matted fur and large tumors has been found in Central Falls, according to

TURNTO10.COM - 2017-09-18 18:22:56

RIDOC, DOJ settle correctional officer employment discrimination suit

R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Kilmartin worked with the U.S. Department of Justice to reach a settlement in an employment discrimination lawsuit that was brought agaisnt the R.I. Department of Corrections. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO PROVIDENCE - The U.S. Justice Department has reached a sett

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:00:12

Senate GOP has 12 days to repeal ACA and no room for error

THE SENATE GOP has revived its effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act but is running out of time to pass the measure with a simple majority. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER NEW YORK - Senate Republicans making one last-ditch effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act have the daunting task of a

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-09-19 13:50:46

Jose still a hurricane; gusty winds, coastal impacts expected

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Jose is holding onto its hurricane status as it continues north and Southern New England could see some impacts along the coast, but at this time the storm is expected to remain offshore. The latest forecast track shows Jose moving northeastward over the next 24 hours

WPRI - 2017-09-19 15:49:46

Five Questions With: Doug White

DOUG WHITE is chair of cybersecurity and networking at Roger Williams University. He also co-hosts the podcast "Secure Digital Life." / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY Doug White is chair of cybersecurity and networking at Roger Williams University. White, who co-hosts the podcast "Secure Digita

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-09-19 08:30:01

New England Venture Summit aims to connect startups to funding

THE NEW ENGLAND Venture Summit, hosted by youngStartup Ventures, is calling on startups from throughout the region to submit plans for the annual networking event. BOSTON - The New England Venture Summit is calling on startups from throughout the region to submit plans for the annual networking even

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-09-19 08:20:37

Tempest asks court to dismiss murder indictment in 1982 killing

Raymond "Beaver" Tempest (WJAR Archive) A Rhode Island man whose 1991 murder conviction was overturned is asking a judge to dismiss the indictment before a retrial. The Providence Journal reported that 64-year-old Raymond Tempest has asked a judge to dismiss the indictment in the 1982 death of 22-ye

TURNTO10.COM - 2017-09-19 07:27:57

LIVE: Eco-Friendly Clothing Label DEVINTO Showing at STYLEWEEK Northeast

Zinikaite says she believes it's important to use natural and environmentally friendly fabrics like organic cotton and bamboo while developing clothing that is comfortable to wear and stylish. Inspired by vintage fashion, Zitnikaite says her goal for DEVINTO is to design a modern, classic and timel

GOLOCALPROV - 2017-09-19 10:22:21

New Fidelity program helps employers pay off employees' student loans

FIDELITY INVESTMENTS RECENTLY launched the Student Debt Employer Contribution program, a new program designed to help employers increase recruitment and strengthen retention of employees by offering to help employees pay off student loans quicker. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL OKONIEWSKI PROVIDENCE

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-09-19 08:45:16

Jose is on the way

NEWPORT - The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning for the south coast of Rhode Island, from Westerly to Newport, and much of the coast of Massachusetts. That forecast led the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority to postpone road work that was scheduled to resume on the

NEWPORTRI.COM - 2017-09-19 14:30:00