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Man lying in R.I. Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thru run over and killed, police say

BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) — Police say a man lying down in the drive-thru lane of a Rhode Island coffee shop has been run over and killed.Bristol police say the man was run over at about 2 a.m. Wednesday at a Dunkin’ Donuts shop in town.Chief Josue Canario says the victim was run over by a truck driven by

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-08-15 20:40:21

Providence stabbing suspect due in court

More Local NewsTruro shark attack: Was it a great white?Police: Burglar stole seafood, beer from North Kingstown tavernProvidence woman speaks out on allegations officials set traps to detain immigrants

WPRI - 2018-08-16 13:33:41

Police: Infant left in running vehicle at Twin River; mom charged

The child is reported to be in fair condition at Hasbro Children's Hospital. The Department of Children, Youth and Families was contacted and took custody of the baby, police said.

WPRI - 2018-08-15 20:06:04

Person in Dunkin' drive-thru lane hit by truck, dies

BRISTOL, R.I. (WPRI) — A person lying in a Dunkin Donuts drive-thru lane was run over by a delivery truck early Wednesday morning, Bristol police said.

WPRI - 2018-08-15 19:18:37

Providence is adding more speed cameras. Here's where they will be located.

More Local NewsProvidence is adding more speed cameras. Here's where they will be located.Person in Dunkin' drive-thru lane run over, killedLifespan, UNAP returning to bargaining table

WPRI - 2018-08-15 16:31:10

Carjacker Arrested Wednesday In Cranston Police Say: Watch Video

CRANSTON, RI—Cranston police are confirming one person was arrested Wednesday. According to Maj. Todd Patalano, "we had a carjacking in the area of Elmwood Avenue and made an arrest shortly thereafter." The accused person's name and other details will be released later, he said.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 19:56:41

Suspects in East Providence shooting arraigned

By: Chloe Leshnercleshner@abc6.com@ChloeLeshnerEAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) -- The two men arrested in connection to Friday's midday shooting in East Providence faced a judge today. Police are now calling it a robbery gone bad.East Providence police aren't giving away too much but say the 2 suspects

ABC6.COM - 2018-08-14 21:13:00

Baby left alone inside SUV while mother was in casino, police say

The mother, identified as Halston Borglund, 26, of Cape Cod, told police she only left the child to retrieve keys in the casino. But after a further investigation, police said that Borglund entered the casino around 8:30 a.m. It is unknown what Borglund was doing in the casino while her child stayed

WCVB - 2018-08-15 20:59:00

Providence man suspected in connection to stabbing due in court

More Local NewsProvidence stabbing suspect due in courtPolice investigating overnight four car crashPush renewed for RI child sex abuse bill amid PA report on priestsPROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - A Providence man will be arraigned in District Court on Thursday after being accused of stabbing another man

WPRI - 2018-08-16 11:10:02

Cape Cod woman left baby alone in car while inside RI casino, police say

The baby's mother, Halston A. Borglund, 26, told police she ran into the casino to get keys, but security footage showed Borglund inside for nearly 90 minutes, WPRI reported.

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-08-16 12:33:46

ACI put on lock down as a result of a hazmat situation

By: News StaffEmail: news@abc6.comTwitter: @ABC6CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) - The ACI was locked down on Tuesday after a Correctional Officer found an unidentified white powder.The officer found this powder in an envelope at the Intake Service Center.First responders and Cranston Fire Department’s Hazardo

ABC6.COM - 2018-08-15 03:18:00

Police identify 2 men arrested in connection to East Providence shooting

Police said 21-year old Jermaine Perry and 20-year-old Destin Holloway are facing multiple charges, including robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, discharging a gun and conspiracy.


ACI on lockdown after officer finds 'unidentified white powder'

"As a safety and security agency, we are prepared and have procedures in place for such incidents. We are following those protocols, organizing first responders, and taking appropriate safety measures," Ventura said in a statement to Eyewitness News.

WPRI - 2018-08-14 20:46:48

Police: Resident shot through glass door in Warwick neighborhood

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) -- Police have a suspect in custody after they say a person was shot through a front door Tuesday night.The incident occurred at a home on West Shore Road near Tidewater Drive around 7:30 p.m. in Warwick. Police said bullets came through the front glass door of the home, hitting

WPRI - 2018-08-15 01:02:51

A voters' guide to the Democratic primary in Providence's Ward 10

So where do Aponte and Espinal stand on some of Providence’s key issues? Eyewitness News asked them to answer 10 questions.(Previous council surveys have includedWard 1,Ward 2,Ward 4,Ward 5,Ward 8,Ward 12,Ward 13andWard 15.)

WPRI - 2018-08-15 04:01:05

$200 million Citizens Bank corporate campus opens in Johnston

By Alana Cerroneacerrone@abc6.com@Alana_CerroneJOHNSTON, R.I. (WLNE) - By the end of this week, the first several hundred Citizens Bank employees will settle into their new state of the art facility in Johnston.Employees decked out in green celebrated their nearly 500,000 square foot workplace, incl

ABC6.COM - 2018-08-14 22:33:00

Lincoln school employee arrested on felony drug charges

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) -- A Lincoln School Department employee is on leave and facing serious drug charges, according to Lincoln Superintendent Lawrence Filippeli.

WPRI - 2018-08-14 23:19:50

East Providence shooting result of robbery; Suspects facing several charges

More Local NewsSuspects in East Providence shooting to face a judgeACLU: Docs show agencies lured undocumented immigrants to interviews, arrested themIn letter, trainer admits she lied about Mayo's dog, asks for forgiveness


Officer Charges Driver, Asleep at Traffic Light, With DUI | WarwickPost.com

WARWICK, RI — Officer Jonathan Byrne was driving on Elmwood Avenue when he saw a blue Acura sedan stopped at a green light, with a crowd of men knocking on the window, and investigated, arresting the driver on a DUI charge.


Maher: English learner settlement will require big changes in Providence schools

“It's going to take more resources, it's going to take more teachers and we're going to need a lot of support and partnership from various levels of the state,” Maher said in an interview with Eyewitness News.

WPRI - 2018-08-14 21:23:20