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26 Dead Cats Found in Freezer of Newport, RI Home
Eighteen cats and the remains of 26 dead cats have been found in a home in Newport, Rhode Island.The Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said Wednesday that the animals were found after the organization executed a search warrant of the home on Kay Street.The group said the
Swansea School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School, Vacations
SWANSEA, MA — The first day of school in Swansea is August 28 — and whether you and the kids are looking forward to the new school year or are dreading the end of summer, you'll want to mark the date on your calendar ASAP. The Swansea School District has released its 2018-2019 calendar for public sc
Newport Police Break Up Two Separate Bar Fights On Bowen's Wharf
NEWPORT, RI — Police arrested four customers at The Lobster Bar on Bowen's Wharf early Thursday. A fifth person, involved in a separate fight on Bowen's Wharf, was also arrested. According to police, the bar called for help with unwanted patrons at 12:45 a.m. Officers at a post outside The Landing R
Former lawmaker seeks some charges in video voyeurism case dropped
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Embattled former state Sen. Nicholas Kettle has asked the courts to dismiss four counts from a 10-count video voyeurism case, arguing he allegedly took the illicit photos out of state.
Rosa Parks family house set for auction next week
Parks moved to Detroit in 1957, two years after refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. Her family says Parks stayed in her brother's tiny wood-framed house with 17 other relatives.
Wiffle ball league turns into dream come true for Portsmouth man
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (WPRI) -- In the summer of 2005, Chris "Mick" Richard had the idea to turn his Portsmouth backyard into something special.
Homes for Sale in RI: Portsmouth and Nearby Real Estate Guide
PORTSMOUTH, RI — Are you looking for a new home? If you are, or you just want to see what properties are on the market in and around your city or town, Patch has a slew of listings provided by our partners at .
RI man, 2 year old daughter found sleeping in U-Haul storage unit in New Bedford
According to court documents, a witness found Frank Ortiz, 22 and his daughter asleep on a mattress inside a unit at U-Haul Truck Rentals and Storage on Mt. Pleasant Street. Temperatures at the time were in the mid-80s and humidity high.
Wow House: Solar Home In Portsmouth
Address:114 Bayview Ave, Portsmouth, Rhode IslandPrice: $1,850,000Square Feet: 4713Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 4 Full and 2 Half BathsBuilt: 2018Features: Waterfront overlooking Narragansett Bay w spectacular evening sunsets is the perfect setting for this stunning residence.Inspired w innovation in mind,
18 cats taken from Newport home; Remains of 26 in freezer
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Eighteen cats have been found in a home in Newport, which also contained the remains of 26 dead cats.The Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said Wednesday that the animals were found after the organization executed a search warrant of the home on Kay S
14-year-old boy drowns in Fall River pond despite attempted rescue by bystanders
They immediately started to show signs of distress, flailing in the water, according to the office of Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn II.
Osprey Nests In Portsmouth Park 'N Ride: Patch Readers & DOT Help
PORTSMOUTH, RI—A couple of weeks ago, Kristin Shaw, of Portsmouth, sent Patch a question about a wild bird in a nest over the Park 'n Ride. The bird, which she described as big with "a white head and black shoulder feathers," had attracted a flock of human followers. On their way to work, everyone s
Supt.: Fall River drowning victim fled Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
"We are devastated today to learn of the tragic passing of 14-year-old Eddiel Benitez, a Talbot rising 9th grader who drowned yesterday in South Watuppa Pond," the school district said in a tweet. "Our thoughts & prayers to his parents-family-friends-and all in our community who were blessed with kn
Documents detail how State Police wiretapped alleged head of Rhode Island biker gang
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North Kingstown School Calendar 2018-19: First Day of School
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI — The first day of school in North Kingstown is September 4 — and whether you and the kids are looking forward to the new school year or are dreading the end of summer, you'll want to mark the date on your calendar ASAP. The North Kingstown District has released its 2018-2019 cal
Fall River police make rooftop arrest
More Local NewsFall River police make rooftop arrestSupt.: Fall River drowning victim fled Puerto Rico after Hurricane MariaRISPCA finds 26 dead cats in freezer of Newport homeFALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — Fall River police say a man is in the custody of immigration officials following a rooftop arrest
Person pulled from water at Fall River pond
More Local NewsPerson pulled from water at Fall River pondHealth department closes beach, reopens 2 others to swimmingSeekonk Police say latest recreational vehicle enforcement effort is about education, not arrests
26 Dead Cats Found In Newport Home
26 dead cats were discovered in the freezer after the RISPCA and Newport police executed a search warrant on a home at 103 Kay Street Wednesday. Authorities also rescued 18 other cats who were living in deplorable conditions.All of the living cats were transported to the RISPCA and the Potter League
Oakland Beach Traffic Stop Ends in Arrest for Crack, Heroin | WarwickPost.com
WARWICK, RI — Officer Aaron Steere was driving north on Oakland Beach Avenue June 23 at 10:59 p.m. when a silver 2014 Toyota Camry sedan turned suddenly onto Ottawa Avenue, pulled it over and arrested the driver for possession of crack cocaine.
Dangerousness hearing scheduled for Rehoboth man accused of killing his apparent friend
Last month, 18-year-old Joseph Medeiros was arraigned on several charges, including involuntary manslaughter, in thedeath of 17-year-old Michael Pacheco. The two were classmates together at Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School.