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WOONSOCKET – The city man accused on beating a 78-year-old man to death during a 2013 home invasion pleaded not guilty in Superior Court this week. Leopoldo Belen, 34, is facing 13 charges in... more
WOONSOCKET – The man arrested in connection with the death of a 28-year-old woman who was stabbed on Tuesday, May 26 was arraigned in District Court on Thursday. Alvin Huggins, 31, has been charged... more
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The state's champion speller, Christopher Relyea of Lincoln, made it to round 3 of the Scripps National Spelling Bee before losing on the word vexillology, his mother Marina Relyea... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – A collision between a car and a motorcycle on Route 146 on Thursday, May 28 left a Burrillville man seriously injured. Michael Lacroix of Burrillville was driving the motorcycle... more
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PROVIDENCE, RI - Gov. Gina Raimondo, House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello and Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed have announced "RhodeWorks," an initiative they call "a bold action plan" that would... more
SMITHFIELD – Christi Romano, alias Christi Machala, 35, of Smithfield, pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to stealing more than $274,000 from Chrisha Creations, a toy manufacturer and... more
WOONSOCKET – Police have arrested the man wanted in connection with the death of a 28-year-old woman who was stabbed on Tuesday, May 26 in an apartment on Willow Street. Alvin Huggins, 31, was... more
RHODE ISLAND – The governing board of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers has voted to simplify the standardized test, reducing the time required to take the... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – A man who met his victim online before allegedly committing crimes including sexual assault and kidnapping at Travelers Motor Lodge in North Smithfield was arrested in Maine this... more
PAWTUCKET - Police are searching for a man they say is responsible for shooting someone after a heated argument at Galego Court in Pawtucket. Mark Cruz, 20, with a last known address of 288 Broad St... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Police Department and the United States Secret Service are seeking the public's help in identifying and catching four people who allegedly passed counterfeit... more
WOONSOCKET – A woman who met a man on a social media dating site has told police he sexually assaulted her at gunpoint. Police are seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect, who is... more
PAWTUCKET - Police in Pawtucket say a crowd of young people pelted them with bottles and rocks following a Memorial Day fireworks display at McCoy Stadium Monday night. Police responded to the area... more