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Parts of northern Rhode Island could see up to six inches of snow Wednesday, according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service. The precipitation should start as rain during the day... more
WOONSOCKET – A city man has been sentenced to 35 years with 20 to serve for firing a semi-automatic weapon and injuring a man on the Fairmount Bridge last year. Christian “Chay” Rosado, 27, was found... more
Pawtucket police are trying to identify the person pictured in this surveillance photo taken from a video. They didn't say why. Anyone who knows him is asked to call Det. Jeffrey Cook at 401-727-9100... more
SMITHFIELD – Smithfield police responded to a call from Bryant University public safety officers and arrested 20-year-old Shawn Heshmatpour, of Boxborough, Mass., at 2 a.m. on Nov. 23, charging him... more
WOONSOCKET – A city man twice arrested for possession of child pornography and with a long criminal record was again picked up last week for the same charge by members of the Rhode Island Internet... more
WOONSOCKET – A city man accused of molesting a young girl repeatedly for more than six years pleaded no contest in Superior Court on Nov. 20 and was sentenced to 60 years. Daniel Lane, 47, was... more
National Grid is seeking a 23.6 percent hike for electricity supply rates with the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission. The company’s electric customers will see a significant increase in their... more
PAWTUCKET – Stephen Ricco, a former Pawtucket police officer, pleaded no contest earlier this month in Superior Court to charges that he assaulted and strangled his girlfriend last year. Ricco, 41,... more
WOONSOCKET – Two men were arrested following a break in and attack on an employee at the Synagro Water Plant on Cumberland Hill Road on Tuesday, Nov. 17, with one leading police on a chase behind... more
WOONSOCKET – A 70-year-old man was struck and killed in front of Landmark Medical Center on Tuesday, Nov. 18. John Brann of Orchard Street had reportedly just left the hospital around 6:40 p.m., and... more
WOONSOCKET – A Woonsocket man who East Providence Police said sold $2,500 in firearms and crack cocaine has been sentenced to 110 months in federal prison. Aaron Kwandranc, 29, of Woonsocket, was... more