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2 families displaced after fire destroys Pawtucket home
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) -- Officials are trying to determine the cause of a fire that tore through a home in Pawtucket on Friday evening.The fire broke out at a home on Power Road around 5:30 p.m.Battalion Chief Joseph Murray of the Pawtucket Fire Department said they believe the fire started on the
This One is for Mom: Gomes leads Woonsocket to D-II Super Bowl win over East Greenwich
CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) - It was a Super Bowl Sunday Woonsocket running back Emmanuel Gomes won't soon forget. Gomes earned MVP honors in the Villa Novan's 37-13 win over East Greenwich and he did it with his mother watching from above.Gomes' mother Rena Fluery died on August 31st after going into car
Driver tries to evade police, slams into two vehicles at busy Providence intersection
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WJAR) —A driver who tried to flee from police crashed into two vehicles at a busy Providence intersection Sunday.Police responded to the intersection of Manton and Fruit Hill Avenues around 8:30 p.m. near the Stop & Shop Plaza and Family Dollar in Manton.The driver was approached b
4 charged in series of armed robberies in Pawtucket
Members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Jordan Vieira and Noah Potter in Pawtucket last Friday, according to police, then apprehended Kevin DaSilva in Fall River and Tony Reverdes in Central Falls a week later.
Delays on Providence/Stoughton and Fitchburg commuter rail lines due to ‘mechanical issue’ - The Boston Globe
Stoughton line train 900, which was scheduled to leave at 6:20 a.m., was cancelled by Keolis, the operator of the MBTA’s commuter rail system, according to tweets on@mbta_cr,the official Twitter account for commuter rail.
Providence: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market
PROVIDENCE, RI — On the hunt for a new house, and want the latest information on what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some help finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Fear not! To help simplify your search, we've compiled an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby.
Car fire in Attleboro deemed 'suspicious'
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WPRI) -- Attleboro Police say they consider a car fire at 565 South Main Street 'suspicious.' Eyewitness News was on the scene as police got help from the fire department and Seekonk police. We're told, no one was hurt. Attleboro Fire & Police departments on scene of a car fire at
One rescued after fire breaks out at two-story Providence home
One person was rescued after a fire broke out at a two-story wood frame home in the North End neighborhood Saturday afternoonFirefighters responded to 177 Windmill St. around 3:15 p.m. where the fire was visible around the electrical service of the home.It took around 10 minutes for crews to get the
Providence police seize $1 million in heroin from apartment
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) -- Providence police made a huge heroin bust in the city's Silver Lake neighborhood Friday morning. According to Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements, officers seized 23 kilograms of heroin worth about $1 million. Police said the heroin was found inside school-bus seats insi
CAUGHT IN PROVIDENCE: Is 80-Year Old Frank Caprio The Most Compassionate Municipal Court Judge In America? • Now The End Begins
An 80-year-old judge is an unlikely viral video sensation, but somehow Municipal Court Judge Frank Caprio has been winning hearts and clicks on Facebook with a mix of compassion, humor and a rotating cast of the poor souls who have been ticketed in the city of Providence.
RI Family Court holds National Adoption Day event Saturday
Many people are expected to attend, including Dr. Trista Piccola of Department of Children, Youth and Families.
5 Homes Up For Rent In The Smithfield Area
SMITHFIELD, RI — Looking for some fresh digs, but not totally willing to buy? The Smithfield area has some cool new rental homes that might be the perfect fit.
Pawtucket Stop & Shop to deliver 1,200 turkeys to Boy's & Girls Club
The Stop & Shop’s Turkey Express trucks will deliver 1,250 turkeys to the Pawtucket Boy’s & Girls Club Saturday, officials announced Friday in a press release.
RI Trooper Log: Arrests for | WarwickPost.com
Editor’s note: The following Warwick, RI area arrests recorded in the RI Trooper Log were reported by theRI State Policeon their website. An arrest reflects charges against an individual, and does not indicate guilt or innocence.
Providence Police search for suspects in armed robbery
A man, 61, tried to intervene, police say, when he saw two of his friends being assaulted, police say.
$1 million worth of heroin found in Providence house, police say
About $1 million worth of heroin was discovered hidden inside the cushions of school-bus seats in a Providence home, according to authorities. Police Chief Hugh Clements told NBC 10 News 45-year-old Jose Figuera Rosalses was arrested and held without bail Friday. Clements said it "could easily be th
RI Closings, Parking Bans & Cancellations For Nov. 15
RI PUBLIC SCHOOLSProvidenceThe Met: Open House Cancelled; Rescheduled for 12/13RI PRIVATE SCHOOLSEast ProvidenceRI Phil Music School: Closed Thursday ; All Activities CancelledCranstonTemple Sinai Religious School: Board meeting & class canceledPARKING BANNorth SmithfieldNorth Smithfield Police: Par
Warwick police searching for shoplifting suspects
WARWICK, R.I. (WJAR) —The Warwick Police Department is asking the public to help them identify two women who allegedly stop several items from Burlington.In a post on social media Friday, police shared surveillance images of the suspects.The suspects are accused of stealing more than $600 worth of c
Police: Girl, 4, left in car while dad was inside Twin River
LINCOLN, R.I. (WPRI) - Police say a Cumberland man acknowledged that he left his young daughter alone in the car when they found him inside Twin River Casino over the weekend. Jose Funes, 27, was arraigned on a child neglect charge following his arrest Saturday night. According to Lincoln police, it
Grand jury finds Providence officer was justified in shooting suspect
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