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Truck tips over, lands in ditch in Johnston

JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) - Emergency crews responded Wednesday morning to a construction truck accident in Johnston. A dump truck tipped over and landed in a ditch on Primrose Lane, spilling its contents. The call came in around 7:50 a.m. Battalion Chief David Benedetti said the driver lost his brakes,

WPRI - 2018-11-14 14:10:06

Recount On Woonsocket City Council Race?

WOONSOCKET, RI—The Woonsocket City Council race might have a recount. The state board of elections has received 14 requests for recounts, according to Miguel J. Nunez, deputy director of elections. The recounts are not automatic. The board will meet Thursday at 3 p.m. to review them.

PATCH - 2018-11-14 02:49:48

Police: Juveniles arrested after stealing Gucci sandals at gunpoint

The woman then handed over the sandals and the suspect fled on foot. After an investigation, police arrested two juvenile males, ages 16 and 17, and recovered a 9mm semi-automatic pistol.

WPRI - 2018-11-13 20:16:49

Providence crash sends mother, 2 children to hospital

More Local NewsSuper PAC seeking to oust Mayor Elorza spent nearly $100KAttleboro mayor, dog go viral after special cross-country road tripProvidence crash sends mother, 2 children to hospital

WPRI - 2018-11-13 23:14:13

Woman struck by car dies, driver charged

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A Woonsocket woman struck by a car a week ago died at Rhode Island Hospital on Thursday, police said Monday.

WPRI - 2018-11-12 19:48:41

Police: Man crashes car into Woonsocket AutoZone

(Photo courtesy of Ryan Smith) A driver crashed his car into a Woonsocket store Friday morning, according to authorities. Police said a man was trying to park at an AutoZone on Diamond Hill Road when his foot slipped off the brake, onto the accelerator and into the doorway around 11 a.m. NBC 10 New


RI Senate to prioritize bill to address sexual harassment

A top Rhode Island House Democrat, Rep. Chris Blazejewski, said Monday that he will file legislation to create a formal procedure for handling allegations of sexual harassment that occurs specifically in the legislature.

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-11-14 08:01:00

R.I. could see first snow of the season on Thursday

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Commuters could contend with the first snow of the season on the drive home Thursday. The snow probably won't amount to much in the Providence area, if it sticks to the pavement at all, and it's likely to be washed away by rain later that night, but the timing could prove challeng

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-11-13 20:28:52

Wind advisory issued for much of Massachusetts Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the following counties: Essex, Franklin, Hampshire, Middlesex and Worcester. It will remain in effect through 7 p.m. with the strongest winds expected Wednesday morning into the afternoon.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-11-14 06:17:00

Fire delays opening of some stores at Providence Place

More Local NewsFire delays opening of some stores at Providence PlaceAccident, construction snarling 6/10 Connector trafficHeavy damage to car after early morning crashPROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A truck fire at Providence Place mall had a bit of a ripple effect Tuesday morning.The call came in around

WPRI - 2018-11-13 15:35:41

Attleboro mayor, dog go viral after special cross-country road trip

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WPRI) -- A local mayor and his dog have recently received national and international attention after their special cross-country road trip touched the hearts of many. Attleboro Mayor Paul Heroux's 10-year-old Japanese wolf dog, Mura, was recently diagnosed with terminal blood cance

WPRI - 2018-11-14 00:21:44

Heavy damage to car after early morning crash

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) -- A vehicle is left with extreme damage following an early morning crash on Tuesday.The vehicle's front tire fell off and the windshield was left shattered.It is uncertain if there were any injuries.

WPRI - 2018-11-13 11:11:46

Car flips over in East Providence apartment complex

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WJAR) —One person was arrested for drunken driving in a rollover crash in East Providence early Tuesday.Police said a car apparently hit the curb and flipped over at Kent Farm Village on Apollo Road at about 2 a.m.The driver was not hurt but was taken to a hospital as a precau

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-11-13 07:47:07

Car Crashed into Roof of North Providence House

Police say two houses sustained significant property damage. The driver of the car, who has not been publicly identified, was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries.


2-Car Crash On Route 106 In Mansfield: 2 Injured

MANSFIELD, MA — A two-car crash Monday afternoon, at the intersection of Route 106 and Forbes Boulevard hospitalized two people.

PATCH - 2018-11-13 16:27:25

Local Domino's offers jobs to laid-off Papa Gino's workers

Domino’s, in a press release issued Monday, said it is encouraging former Papa Gino’s workers to apply for jobs as customer service representatives, delivery persons and managers.

SUN CHRONICLE - 2018-11-13 05:15:00

Airborne Car Crashes Into Roof, Kills 20-Year-Old Stoughton Woman

Police said Nicole Ricci, a passenger, was extricated from the car and brought to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.


Thief accused of stealing more than $1K worth of glasses from store

Steven DiLibero, owner of DiLibero Opticians, provided NBC 10 News with surveillance video, which showed a man stealing two glasses from the store’s Gucci display case Saturday around 11:20 a.m.

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-11-12 18:38:05

Mansfield I-95 Crash Leaves 3 With Serious Injuries

MANSFIELD, MA — A multiple-vehicle crash Sunday morning hospitalized three people with serious injuries.The crash occurred on Interstate 95 , just before the exit to Interstate 495. North Attleboro and Plainville Fire Departments assisted Mansfield and state police with responding to the crash.Ambul

PATCH - 2018-11-12 19:30:30

Country Inn restaurant in Warren abruptly closes

The Country Inn on Market Street was among properties managed by The Jan Companies of Cranston, which dates back to 1969 in Rhode Island as the first holder of a Burger King franchise. In 2001, the company acquired regional diner-and-milkshake chain Newport Creamery, and the company now owns and man

WPRI - 2018-11-12 18:42:25