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Providence neighborhood plans meeting after learning child rapist is moving there

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence residents will meet later this week to talk about strategy after hearing convicted child rapist Richard Gardner is moving into their Washington Park neighborhood, a city official confirmed for Eyewitness News.

WPRI - 2018-10-15 20:33:34

Police: Woman facing several charges after pursuit

It was reinitiated in East Providence, Swansea police say, continuing through Swansea, Warren, Barrington, Seekonk, and Rehoboth.

WPRI - 2018-10-15 15:42:28

Teen injured in Providence shooting

The victim, only identified as a 19 year-old man, was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

WPRI - 2018-10-15 19:04:56

2 hurt in Route 10 crash in Cranston

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Two people were hurt, one with serious injuries, following a crash on Route 10 in Cranston Monday morning.

WPRI - 2018-10-15 13:30:00

$600K in 'savings' from Providence bus strike will go to First Student

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The Elorza administration helped Providence’s school bus transportation provider and its striking drivers resolve their contentious dispute by agreeing to waive $600,000 in savings the city would have achieved by not paying the private company during an 11-day strike.

WPRI - 2018-10-15 22:41:43

Providence police investigating after teen shot Saturday afternoon

The victim, only identified as a 19 year-old man, was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

WPRI - 2018-10-15 00:53:55

Man accused of throwing beer at Chiefs player during Pats game at Gillette Stadium

A 21-year-old Mansfield man is facing charges for allegedly throwing beer at a Kansas City Chief’s player at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough during Sunday’s game versus the New England Patriots, according to authorities.Police said they obtained security footage of the man throwing beer at the player

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-10-15 16:30:35

Woman leads police on wild chase through local communities

More Local NewsWoman leads police on wild chase through local communitiesProvidence bus strike ends, drivers back on the jobBrady, Patriots top Chiefs for wild 43-40 win

WPRI - 2018-10-15 10:16:12

Amid fraud allegations, Correia evicted from Fall River apartment

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) -- Less than a week after facing charges of wire fraud and filing false tax returns, Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia has been evicted from his apartment, the Bristol County Sherriff's Department confirms.

WPRI - 2018-10-15 22:20:57

Man sent to hospital following shooting in Providence

Police are investigating after they said a man was shot in Providence early Sunday afternoon.Officers were dispatched to 36 Atlantic Avenue at around 2:15 p.m.The department said a 19-year-old man was shot multiple times while standing outside. He was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with non-li

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-10-14 16:20:22

2 cats, 4 kittens allegedly tossed from vehicle in Providence

The Providence Animal Control is investigating after they said several cats were abandoned Saturday afternoon.According to their Facebook page, they received a call at around 12:30 p.m. regarding found cats.Witnesses told animal control officers that they saw a bag being tossed from a car. When the

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-10-14 12:47:41

Providence school bus drivers to vote Saturday on deal

More Local NewsAfter 11-day strike, drivers, First Student reach tentative dealProvidence school bus yard fire considered suspiciousACLU taking legal action as Providence bus driver strike continues


GoLocalProv | News | EDITORIAL: Too Many Providence School Buses Will Return to Driving to Nowhere

The strike featured a petty labor battle, failed municipal leadership, complete disrespect of children and parents, and violence.

GOLOCALPROV - 2018-10-15 00:00:00

School buses roll again in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) —The school bus strike that disrupted travel for thousands of schoolchildren in Providence has officially ended.School bus drivers will return to work on Monday after voting to approve a new contract Saturday that resolved the 11-day walkout. A tentative deal was announced Frid

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-10-15 06:32:09

Warwick man arrested for allegedly showing exotic animals at hotel event

The department says the Warwick man, 46, was at a comic-con type event at the Sheraton Hotel Saturday night.

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-10-14 14:33:34

Cranston FD investigating house fire

More Local NewsCranston FD investigating house fireSt. Anne's in Fall River set to close its doorsHeart & Sole Walk For Animals kicks off in PortsmouthCRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) -- Firefighters are investigating the cause of a basement fire that damaged a Cranston home late Sunday morning.Crews were call

WPRI - 2018-10-14 20:19:43

New Troubling Report Surfaces About Former TE Aaron Hernandez

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 10: Aaron Hernandez #81 of the New England Patriots smiles from the sidelines in the fourth quarter during a game against the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium on December 10, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

THESPUN.COM - 2018-10-14 16:23:42

Providence Police Seize 444 Marijuana Plants And A Loaded Handgun

PROVIDENCE, RI — A Providence man was arrested Friday after state police said they seized 444 marijuana plants, eight pounds of dried weed, and a loaded .22 semi-automatic handgun.


School bus driver strike ends, buses expected back on roads Monday

“Excellent, excellent. We fought hard and it wasn’t easy, but we got what we wanted," said Union spokesperson Nick Williams.


GoLocalProv | News | Caught in Providence: A New Title & The Law Abiding Citizen

GoLocalProv News TeamJudge Caprio is given a new title by a Liberian motorist then the Judge gets angry with a young man who wants to fight all his infractions.See what happens in the video above.Caught in Providence airs on ABC6 Saturdays at 11:35 p.m., and Sundays at 7:30 a.m. & 12:05 a.m