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WOONSOCKET – William DeCesare, the area's most famous bell ringer for many years, leaves a lasting legacy of true Christmas spirit. Here's what we wrote about DeCesare back in 2012. DeCesare back for... more
WOONSOCKET – Police are still searching for a many they say is a suspect in two separate bank robberies in Woonsocket on Friday. If anyone has any information on the man depicted in these photos,... more
PROVIDENCE – Andy Joseph, 24, of Brockton, Mass., was ordered detained in federal custody in Rhode Island Friday on allegations that he sex trafficked a 15-year-old Rhode Island resident over a two-... more
PAWTUCKET – Police are investigating a shooting that happened near the intersection of Benefit Street and Broadway Thursday evening. On Thursday, at 9:45 p.m., officers from the Pawtucket Police... more
Burned body discovered in Lincoln field has been identified
CENTRAL FALLS – A woman has been charged with harboring a man accused of killing a person in Providence and burning the body in Lincoln. Officials have now identified the victim as 21-year-old Dakota... more
PROVIDENCE – The Providence County Grand Jury on Tuesday indicted Cumberland resident Kunwar Chadha, 50, of 14 Stoney View Drive, on one count of first-degree child molestation and four counts of... more
PROVIDENCE – With winter approaching, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is reminding businesses, community groups, and state and local government agencies to begin preparations... more
The Breeze has an opening for a full-time staff reporter. Applicants should have excellent writing skills and a love for traditional beat reporting. Preferred candidates will know the Smithfield/... more
PROVIDENCE – The Providence County Grand Jury has indicted Central Falls resident Joao Nunes, 43, and charged him with one count of first-degree sexual assault domestic and one count of assault with... more
PAWTUCKET – Police are following a lead on the theft of numerous costumes from a Pawtucket warehouse. Maj. Tina Goncalves told The Breeze that the "theft may have occurred months earlier" than it was... more