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Woman faces more drunk driving charges
Warwick Police said they received a call about a possibly intoxicated woman trying to leave the Oakland Beach Seawall area with three children in a minivan. Soon after that call, police said, a traffic officer spotted the minivan driving erratically on Oakland Beach Avenue.
Motorized scooters appear in Providence without notice to the city - Providence Business News
MOTORIZED scooters from the company Bird Rides that can be picked up and left behind anywhere appeared in Providence Friday. The city, which had not been informed of the scooter's arrival, said it was devising a policy on the scooters. / PBN PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIMPROVIDENCE – A cohort of motorized s
Woonsocket Fire Under Investigation: Officials
WOONSOCKET, RI — Five families are displaced because of an early morning fire Thursday. According to fire Chief Paul Shatraw, the Hamlet Street house is salvageable, but people cannot return to their homes until repairs are completed. The Red Cross is helping with temporary shelter.
BREAKING: Providence Police investigating an overnight shooting
More Local NewsBREAKING: Man wounded in overnight shooting in ProvidenceTrillo could face thousands in fines due to oversized campaign signAttorney general's office set to open new facilityPROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Police are investigating an overnight shooting in South Providence that sent one man
Man badly hurt in motorcycle crash
“It was just the sound of the crash,” the woman, who declined to be identified, said. “I hope he is OK but this is not a safe area,” she said, while pointing to other accidents occurring in the busy section of Mendon Road near the high school and the Tucker Field Athletic Complex and its surrounding
Police: RI Woman Drove Drunk With Kids In Van For 2nd Time In 9 Days
Leah Duran of Woonsocket, R.I., was arrested Thursday after bystanders called police when she was leaving the Oakland Beach Seawall area in her Honda minivan. Three young children ages seven, four, and seven months were inside Duran’s vehicle.
Male sailor tell Navy they want to be able to grow beards
The Navy said last week that servicewomen could sport ponytails, lock hairstyles, or ropelike strands, and wider hair buns, reversing a policy that long forbade females from letting their hair down.
Woman driving with children charged for second time with DUI
WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — For the second time in two weeks, the same woman is accused of driving drunk with children in her car.
New Woonsocket training center grand idea but needs more detail - Providence Business News
Building on the success of the Westerly Education Center, which through industry partnerships (and funding) has helped train more than 1,000 postsecondary students for jobs that had been open but unfilled, the Raimondo administration has proposed building the Northern Rhode Island Higher Education C
Car flips on Interstate 95 in Pawtucket
An SUV flipped onto its roof on Interstate 95 in Pawtucket early Friday morning.Rhode Island State Police said the driver was speeding when the car crashed at about 1:30 a.m. between exits 26 and 27.No one was hurt.Police said the driver refused a chemical test and that he is expected to face DUI ch
Woman Arrested for DUI, Children in Minivan | WarwickPost.com
Warwick Police arrested Leah Duran, 41, of Woonsocket July 19, charging her with DUI while there were three young children in her minivan.
Other hospitals preparing for possible patient surge during RI Hospital nursing strike
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — With no plans in the works to settle the impasse between Rhode Island Hospital union nurses and their parent company before a strike on Monday, preparations are underway to serve patients next week.
2 vehicles damaged after car slams into Providence home
More Local NewsPinpoint Traffic Blog: Series of Closures Planned on I-952 Vehicles damaged after car slams into Providence homeStrike imminent as RI Hospital nurses reject final contract offerPROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) A pair of cars were damaged after a crash in Providence early Friday morning.Provide
Arrests made in murder of Woonsocket woman, 81
Grenon was initiallyarrested on non-murder chargesrelated to the investigation a week after her death. His father, Gauthier's neighbor, told Eyewitness News it was Tyler who alerted police to Gauthier's death. He said his son was worried about Gauthier and looked in her window, spotting her undernea
Attleboro man charged in 2016 Woonsocket stabbing death
Police on Wednesday identified the suspects as Tyler Grenon, 23, of Attleboro, and Matthew N. Dusseault, 20, of Woonsocket.
That Stench Is Dead Fish, Assault Arrest: Milford Police Log
2:15 p.m.: David W. Jesse, 68, Lena Lane, Milford, was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, improper storage of a firearm
New Jobs Training Center To Open In Woonsocket
WOONSOCKET, RI -From Governor Gina Raimondo:Governor Gina M. Raimondo officially announced a new public-private partnership that will bring a new job training and higher education center to Woonsocket. At a press conference outside Woonsocket City Hall, the Governor announced four employer partners
Former lawmaker seeks some charges in video voyeurism case dropped
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Embattled former state Sen. Nicholas Kettle has asked the courts to dismiss four counts from a 10-count video voyeurism case, arguing he allegedly took the illicit photos out of state.
Woonsocket police charge men in killing of 81-year-old woman
Woonsocket police said Wednesday that they charged two men in the fatal stabbing of an 81-year-old woman.Matthew Dusseault, 20, of Woonsocket, and Tyler Grenon, 23, of Attleboro, will be arraigned in Providence District Court. A news release from Woonsocket police did not specify the charges.Police
Documents detail how State Police wiretapped alleged head of Rhode Island biker gang
More Local NewsDocuments detail how State Police wiretapped alleged head of Rhode Island biker gangTalks between Lifespan, nurses union stall as strike loomsAlabama man's 20-mile walk to work attracts praise, new car