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Havoc continues at Warwick, Cranston public buildings flooded by burst pipes

WARWICK - Crews with pumps and trash bins have been working their way through school buildings and municipal offices here and in Cranston since Jan. 8, ripping up carpets, pulling down sheetrock and clearing out water-soaked debris left by a series of water pipe breaks. And that will probably be the

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-21 04:22:35

Dog rescued from East Providence home dies; shelter under quarantine

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Donations are piling up outside the East Providence Animal Shelter as workers deal with the outbreak of a deadly viral disease. Two puppies rescued last week from squalid conditions inside a Riverside home became sick with the parvovirus, according to East Providence A

WPRI - 2018-01-19 23:27:32

Sunny, mild, gusty on Saturday in R.I.; 50 degrees for women's rally in Providence

Temperature expected at 50 degrees for noon rally on State House lawn as part of Rhode Island Women's March. Paul Edward Parker Journal Staff Writer projopaul PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Mild temperatures, but gusty winds are expected Saturday across Rhode Island, according to the National Weather Service f

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-20 14:58:19

Judge to rule Monday on Providence principal charged with failing to report sex assault allegation

WARWICK, R.I. - A District Court judge will now decide whether a Providence elementary school teacher is guilty of failing to report to the state Department of Children, Youth and Families allegations that a gym teacher sexually abused young girls by groping them last May. Judge James Caruolo heard

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-19 16:43:04

West Warwick man gets 5 years in prison in heroin, cocaine case

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A second West Warwick man, charged for his role in a heroin, crack-cocaine trafficking and bank-fraud conspiracy case, has been sentenced to 60 months in federal prison, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen G. Dambruch. Robert Wilkins, 26, was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Ch


Girl stabbed in leg at Kennedy Plaza, 2 teen girls face charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Two teenage girls were charged Thursday night in the stabbing of a 15-year-old girl at Kennedy Plaza, authorities said. The two suspects, one 14, the other 15, were charged and sent to the Rhode Island Training School, Providence police Deputy Chief Thomas Verdi said in a news rel


Letter: Joe Sbardella: Rooting for the bad guys in city's camera caper

Am I the only person rooting for the two guys who "unbolted an $80,000 camera used to catch speeding drivers" and "strapped it to the bed of the truck and drove away three days after it was installed" ("$80,000 traffic camera stolen," news, Jan. 18)? Apparently the City of Providence hired a company

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-20 20:00:00

A puppy saved in East Greenwich after falling through ice

Firefighters in East Greenwich are being praised for saving a puppy that fell through the ice on the bay off of Scalloptown Park on Friday afternoon. Lt. Mert Greene went into the frigid waters and swam out to the puppy who had been in the water for more than twenty minutes. "I went right in and we

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-01-20 23:33:25

UC Davis Medical Center Prepares Treatment Center as Deadly Flu Season Worsens

SACRAMENTO -- Doctors say this year's flu season is one of the worst they have seen in the past ten years. Now University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento is getting ready for a surge. "There have been 74 confirmed influenza-related deaths in California this season," said Dr. Thoma

FOX40 - 2018-01-21 06:22:05

Paul's Place: New housing, improved resources for Davis' homeless

"Being back in a home gave me the hope and the courage to be able to reintegrate back into the world. And that means very much to me. A lot," Julie Jenkins says. "Because I've been a nobody for 20 years, they say. To be a part of my community again makes me feel worth something." Human beings have a

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-20 16:14:27

Davis police arrest a wolf in sheep's clothing

A Davis man came to the aid of an elderly crash victim, only to steal her wallet and go on a spending spree with her credit cards, according to police who arrested him last week. Lt. Paul Doroshov said Christopher Michael Scheuerman played the good Samaritan when he came upon the Mace Boulevard cras

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-19 23:03:28

Accused child killer's competency questioned

WOODLAND - The attorney for a Sacramento man accused of killing his 4-year-old daughter in Winters has declared a doubt as to his client's mental competency to stand trial. The declaration Friday temporarily suspended court proceedings for Markeese Leavell Carter until he can undergo a psychological

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-19 23:10:01

Police in standoff with barricaded suspect near Elk Grove

One suspect has barricaded himself inside a home and fired shots at officers near Elk Grove on Friday night, said the Elk Grove Police Department. When officers responded to a family disturbance at 6 p.m. at the 10000 block of Trafton Court, a family left the house while one man stayed inside. The s

ABC10.COM - 2018-01-20 03:47:03

Yolo County needs a family-law judge

Gov. Jerry Brown has yet to appoint a replacement for Judge Steven Basha, who retired at the end of 2017. That means there is still a chance our governor will help us improve the professional expertise of the Yolo County bench. Just like the professional makeup of the U.S. Supreme Court should conce

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-20 21:24:20

Crowd forms for Sacramento's Women's March

Hundreds of women gathered Saturday morning at Southside Park Saturday for the second Sacramento Women's March, ahead of the 10 a.m. meeting time set by organizers. The Sacramento Police Department did not have initial crowd counts, but are estimating a total of about about 30,000 people to attend

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-01-20 18:25:00

Paging personnel | The Sacramento Bee

WASHINGTON - If the name Taylor Weyeneth rings a tiny bell in your head, then you might be related to him. Otherwise, the 24-year-old was until a week ago an unknown if powerful member of the Trump administration: deputy chief of staff in the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Opinion Weyenet

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-01-21 01:00:00

Police: Serial stowaway charged with sneaking on O'Hare flight to London

(CHICAGO) Serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman was arrested again for allegedly trespassing at O'Hare International Airport - this time boarding a flight out of the country before she was detained. Hartman, a 66-year-old Grayslake woman with repeated arrests for trespassing at airports and sneaking onto

WLSAM.COM - 2018-01-20 08:32:22

Man charged with Chicago murder after applying to be New Orleans police officer

Justin Payne thought he was on his way to becoming a New Orleans police officer. Instead, the 26-year-old will soon be on his way to Chicago to face murder charges in the 2016 death of his former boss at a Southwest Side trucking company. After Payne applied to the New Orleans Police Department in O

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-20 02:30:00

Best Signs, Photos, Moments From Chicago Women's March 2018

CHICAGO, IL - Relive the 2018 Chicago Women's March: March to the Polls with these images of the signs -and the people- who stand behind what City Clerk Ann Valencia called "not a moment," but a "movement." >>Image credits: Lisa Farver|Patch Field Editor, Lorraine Swanson|Patch Senior Editor Back t

PATCH - 2018-01-21 01:58:15

17-year-old girl reported missing from Brighton Park found

A 17-year-old girl who was reported missing Thursday from the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood was found safe according to Chicago Police Friday morning. Kenia Ballina was last seen Wednesday and was reported missing from the 4600 block of South California, police said. A 17-year-old girl w

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-19 18:19:00