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PAWTUCKET – Police in Pawtucket started an investigation this week into people fraudulently soliciting donations on their behalf. A city resident contacted police about a telephone call they received... more
PAWTUCKET - Local residents are planning a Memorial Day flag placement event on Saturday, May 23, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Notre Dame Cemetery, 359 Daggett Ave. About 3,200 flags will be placed... 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
CENTRAL FALLS - Police in Central Falls arrested fugitives from Colorado on Wednesday on numerous fire firearms charges. Police were led to John Baker, 38, and Jessica Garrett, 32, after being tipped... 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