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PAWTUCKET – Three people were stabbed early Sunday morning by an assailant wielding a Samurai-type sword. At around 1:49 a.m., officers from the Pawtucket Police Department responded to the... more
Eric Seaberg, 42, of Smithfield, was driving the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority bus that hit and killed 9-year-old Ani Emdjian, of Providence, Thursday morning, according to Providence police... more
GLOCESTER – After crashing his Chevrolet pickup truck into a police cruiser Friday night, 50-year-old David Deschepper, of 750 Putnam Pike in Glocester, was charged with a DUI and refusal to take a... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – A 43-year-old North Smithfield man was arrested by the state police on Wednesday, March 25 for indecent solicitation of a minor after allegedly using the internet to seek minors... more
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SMITHFIELD – Smithfield resident Andrew Giangreco, 30, of 15 Ursula Road, a Rhode Island medical marijuana caregiver, was arrested this week on charges of possessing more than five kilos of marijuana... more
The Rhode Island Press Association is urging Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter to lift her gag order on the state's proposed pension settlement. "This is a complicated case with huge... more
PROVIDENCE - The House of Representatives voted unanimously Wednesday to make it a crime to electronically track a vehicle without the consent of the owner. The bill, H-5817A, sponsored by Speaker of... more
CUMBERLAND – Long negotiations following a lawsuit filed by a woman whose leg was injured during a 2010 arrest have ended with an $2.5 million settlement, Police Chief John Desmarais confirmed for... more
WOONSOCKET – A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a shooting on Diamond Hill Road Tuesday, March 24 that left one man hospitalized. Lorenzo Dominiques Hicks-Hinson has been charged... more
PROVIDENCE - Ricky "Justice" Wallace, 33, of Pawtucket, pleaded guilty in federal court in Providence on Monday to trafficking a 17-year-old woman from the Boston area to Pawtucket for the purposes... more
PAWTUCKET – Maj. Arthur Martins, the 28-year veteran police officer who serves as the spokesman for the Pawtucket Police Department, will work his last day on March 28. In an email to the press... more
LINCOLN – Fire crews were able to extinguish a fire at the Lincoln Manor, 10 Franklin St., within 10 minutes, says Deputy Chief of the Lonsdale Fire District Thomas Ryan. Ryan said firefighters were... more
CUMBERLAND – Firefighters responded to a chimney fire at 80 Alaska St. shortly before 7:30 p.m. Sunday. They had the blaze under control within a few minutes. There were at least 16 firefighters... more
WOONSOCKET – Two of the three men accused of committing a series of robberies in the city throughout the month of December have been indicted each with one count of first degree robbery, assault with... more
PROVIDENCE - Members of the House of Representatives, without any discussion, voted 67-0 on Thursday afternoon to remove the prohibition against hotels on casino property, as Twin River Casino... more
WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a man who is believed to have committed several armed robberies, including one at a Park Avenue gas station... more