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Brothers arrested for robbing brothers at knifepoint

Brothers accused of holding a man at knifepoint while forcing his brother to get them cash from an ATM FALL RIVER - Police arrested two Fall River men on recent assault to rob charges following an alleged incident last week on the 4000 block of North Main Street. Ellison L. Meagher, 31, and Christop

HERALD NEWS - 2018-03-20 16:57:08

Raimondo: Storm moving slower than expected

CRANSTON, R.I. -- As the first flurries of Wednesday's expected snowstorm began to fall around noon, Gov. Gina Raimondo said she was holding off on deciding whether to ban tractor-trailer trucks from Rhode Island roads or issue any travel bans. Raimondo said the storm was moving slower than forecast

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-21 14:34:26

Providence woman arrested, charged with fraud, theft

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Police arrested a Providence woman who they say stole nearly $122,000 from clients when she was an interior designer in Arizona. Berkley Vallone, 40, was arrested at her home Tuesday morning as a fugitive of justice in Rhode Island and is facing multiple counts of theft and

WPRI - 2018-03-20 21:00:20

Snow should start this morning, make evening commute difficult

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Snow showers should move into the region late this morning, the start of a coastal storm that should continue into early Thursday and dump about 8 inches of snow on most of Rhode Island, according to the National Weather Service. The early snow will "struggle to accumulate on are

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-21 12:58:52

Woman accused of robbing Warwick gas station

WARWICK, R.I. -- The suspect in a robbery and separate shoplifting in Warwick was ordered held without bail Tuesday after a hearing in Kent County District Court. Shannon Godbout, 34, of Hope Valley, was arrested Monday and charged in the March 11 shoplifting at a Mobil gas station on Jefferson Boul

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-20 18:10:03

Fall River woman facing 13 charges related to vehicle break-ins

An observant resident helped police catch a woman suspected of breaking into vehicles. FALL RIVER - An observant resident helped police catch a woman suspected of breaking into vehicles. Police said they were called to the area of Palmer Street and Stafford Road around 2 a.m. on March 19 in regards

HERALD NEWS - 2018-03-21 18:36:56

Dozens of Dogs, Snakes and Rats Rescued From Condemned Rhode Island Home

Two men are facing animal cruelty charges after animal welfare authorities say they had to rescue more than two dozen dogs as well as snakes and rats from a Rhode Island home. (Published 2 hours ago) Animal welfare authorities say they have rescued more than two dozen dogs as well as snakes and rats

NECN - 2018-03-21 11:59:32

3 allegedly kidnapped man, forced him to panhandle

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) - Police in Pawtucket arrested two men and a woman earlier this month after they say the trio held a 42-year-old man captive for ten days, according to Det. Sgt. Christopher Lefort. The man approached an officer at a busy intersection on March 5 and said he'd been held captive

WPRI - 2018-03-21 19:24:18

Trial to begin for father accused of 2013 killing of 10-year-old daughter

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Opening statements are expected to begin today at Providence Superior Court in the case of a Pawtucket man accused of killing his 10-year-old daughter in July of 2013. Aleida DePina died shortly after being brought to the hospital by her father Jorge DePina. Prosecutors say


Warwick police looking for woman who allegedly robbed gas station

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) - Warwick police are looking for a suspect, after they say she allegedly robed a gas station overnight. Detectives were called to the Sunoco on Post Road around 3 a.m. after a woman entered the business, showed a silver object and demanded money. The suspect was able to get awa


IHOP worker punched after asking customers to leave

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A restaurant employee was reported to be in stable condition at Rhode Island Hospital Monday after being punched by a patron who had been asked to leave the restaurant at about 1 a.m. Sunday, police said. Police said Adam Rebello, 23, told them three males in the IHOP restaurant a


Dry and cold to start the week; storm possible Wednesday

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Expect "dry but unseasonably cold weather" through Tuesday before a coastal storm could dump 4 to 5 inches of snow on parts of the Southern New England Wednesday or Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. "Temperatures Wednesday will be borderline for accumula


Man pulls out sledgehammer, knife during Killingly street fight

DANIELSON - A 52-year-old Rhode Island man tried to strike several people with a sledgehammer on Sunday during a fight in Killingly, state police said. At approximately 1:12 p.m., troopers were called out after reports were received about a disturbance on Prospect Avenue where several "intoxicated m


Woman selects drink, then asks for cigarettes and all the cash from Warwick Sunoco

WARWICK, R.I. - Police are seeking the identity of a woman who robbed a Sunoco gasoline station of an undetermined about of cash early Sunday morning. The woman entered the store at 2003 Post Rd. at 2:49 a.m., "selected a drink from one of the displays, went up to the counter and asked for a box of


Man charged with DUI after Portsmouth police find 700 pieces of marijuana candy during traffic stop

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. - A Providence man was charged with driving under the influence after the Portsmouth police say they found more than 700 pieces of marijuana candy in his car after he was stopped for driving erratically early Saturday morning. The police stopped David J. Myrick, 47, of 362 River Ave


Tales of Easter and St. Patrick's Day from 1967 Fall River

It snowed that week, back there in the days before St. Patrick's Day, 1967. Ahh, but you could warm yourself with the pork and tomato sausage sold by Goyette's Market, 1095 Stafford Road. You don't see pork and tomato sausage much these days, but it used to be pretty common. For those with a more Ir


Knife-wielding woman nabs cash from Warwick gas station, police say

WARWICK, R.I. - A unidentified woman robbed a Sunoco gasoline station of an undermined about of cash early Sunday morning, police said. The woman entered the gas station at 2003 Post Road at 2:49 a.m., police said, brandished a knife at the clerk and demanded money. The clerk complied, police said,


Providence police investigating after four people are stabbed overnight

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Providence police are investigating a series of stabbings in the capital city. The first incident happened around 11:35 p.m. Friday on Hartford Avenue near the housing complex. Police say a 24-year-old man was walking home with his friend when the two got in an argument, an


Police: Guns, drugs seized from Smithfield man

SMITHFIELD, R.I. - The police say they seized cash and weapons from a man accused of dealing drugs in town. Dustin Santagata, 26, of 3 Ursula Rd., is charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession of weapons when committing a crime of violence, and possession of marijuana, acco


Vinny Paz arrested at Warwick home overnight

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) - Former professional boxer Vinny Paz was arrested at his Tivoli Court home early Thursday morning. Paz was taken away in a police cruiser just before 4 a.m. Police were called to the scene about an hour earlier, and broke down the door to the garage to get inside the home. A wo