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RI Snow Totals: How Many Inches Landed On Your Town?
EAST PROVIDENCE, RI — Burrillville once again won the bragging rights as Rhode Island's snowiest spot. People there reported nine inches just before 11 p.m. on Thursday. In Kent County, Coventry saw the most snow, with 7.5 inches just after midnight. Here are the totals from the National Weather Ser
Stolen Portsmouth Middle School Tablets Recovered: Police
PORTSMOUTH, RI—Police arrested a Portsmouth teen and charged him with a felony in connection with a tablet stolen from Portsmouth Middle School. According to court records, Newport police charged Adam Conde, 18, with one felony (for receiving stolen goods worth more than $1,500) and one misdemeanor
Fall River Mayor responds to recall efforts
The Fall River Recall grouphas more than 2,510 signatures to make their next stepsand hopes to have nearly 4,000 by Thursday.
Almost 9,500 Fall River Homes Without Power
FALL RIVER, MA — About one in every five homes in the city have lost power following Thursday night's snowstorm.As of 9:45 p.m., Friday, there are 9,470 houses without power in Fall River.According to National Grid's website. Power is expected to be restored by 11:45 a.m. For the most up to date pow
Newport Police Arrest Man After He Commandeers Forklift, Tries to Ram Police Officers & Cruisers | Newport Now
On Wednesday Evening, November 14 at approximately 10:07 p.m., Newport Police Officers were dispatched to Fort Adams State Park for the report of a male with mental health issues who had commandeered a forklift. Newport Police Officers arrived on scene and learned from witnesses that the male person
Garden Club to hold dedication at Portsmouth Historical Society - Portsmouth Press
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — The Portsmouth Garden Club will hold a dedication ceremony this Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Portsmouth Historical Society to dedicate their recent plantings on the property.
WPD Arrests Providence Woman for Nearly Hitting Delivery Driver with Car | WarwickPost.com
Arianna H. Marks, 26, faces reckless driving and vandalism charges in the case, which the WPD posted on theRhode Island Most Wanted websitein a search for leads.
County native trains U.S. Navy surface warriors
Those lessons, along with training and application learned during Steffens’s four years of naval service, turned into an opportunity to teach the most innovative tactics of surface warfare at Surface Warfare Officers School, located in Newport, Rhode Island.
NBC 10 I-Team: RI State Police use cell phones, texts, data to help solve murder
On a cool overcast day, Priscilla Mello sat in her Cranston home, just a few feet from a portrait of her now deceased son, Kerry. "Why? How could somebody do this to a human being, let alone my child?" she asked. More than three and half years have passed since Kerry, then 36, was the victim of a gr
DUI charges top police reports, Nov. 9-13 - Portsmouth Press
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Driving under the influences (DUI) charges topped Portsmouth police reports from Nov. 9-13. Featured below are the reports provided by the Portsmouth Police Department.
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
Uber, MADD to offer free rides Thanksgiving eve
"The holiday season is one of the most joyous, but can also be one of the most dangerous for drivers," said Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza in a statement. "I encourage everyone to enjoy a fun and safe holiday season by taking advantage of this service to reduce drunk driving and keep everyone safe
20-plus fun things to do in Newport County: Nov. 16-18
Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn St., Newport, 7-8:30 p.m. The Seele Musicale Chamber Ensemble will perform daily to celebrate the joys of the holiday season. $15 per person.
Women Sue Dartmouth For Protecting Professors Accused Of Sexual Misconduct
The women say three former psychology professors "leered at, groped, sexted, intoxicated, and even raped female students," and they allege Dartmouth administrators knew about the "Animal House" culture in the Ivy League school's psychology department since 2002 but did nothing.
Winter weather advisory issued for storm that could create 'hazardous' driving conditions
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for a storm that could drop three inches of snow on the region and create "hazardous" driving conditions for the evening commute. "Low pressure over the Carolinas will move up the coast today and spread an initial
Snow expected to impact Thursday evening commute - Providence Business News
AN NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MAP of the Thursday snowstorm expected to affect the evening commute. Pink represents a Winter Storm Warning, while light purple represents a less serious Winter Weather Advisory. This map is reflective of projections as of 12:09 p.m., Thursday. The storm is expected to i
Fatal Crash Victim Helped Save Fall River Shooting Victim's Life
According to the Herald News, a man who had beenshot in the leg on October 29made his way to Gilbert's Jewelers on Pleasant Street in Fall River, seeking help. David Dos Santos, an employee at the jewelry store, and another store employee assisted the 23-year-old victim until paramedics arrived at t
Providence man killed in tractor-trailer crash on I-95
Authorities said 41-year-old Mayro Estrada, of Providence, Rhode Island, died Tuesday morning when the tractor-trailer he was driving went off the side of the highway and down an embankment.
First Accumulating Snow of the Season Comes Thursday Evening
Flurries and sprinkles will fall first, but through the evening, the precipitation will become steadier and a little heavier. Near the coast, less wintry precip is expected, but snow flakes and sleet pellets are likely for a little while in communities like Westerly, Narragansett and Newport. Th
Push to recall Fall River mayor gains momentum - The Boston Globe
City Clerk Alison Bouchard said she has so far received 120 petitions, each of which has space for 40 signatures. The petitioners need at least 2,510 signatures of registered city voters to prompt a recall election.