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WOONSOCKET – City resident Michael Powell, age 52, was charged by the Woonsocket Police Department over the weekend with first- and second-degree child molestation after police say he had sexual... more
CUMBERLAND – John Lourenco, 53, who was arrested for drunk driving four times in one 30-hour span of time last Sept. 14-15, was sentenced Monday to four years at the ACI, with two years to serve.... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – A man who reportedly robbed the Slatersville UPS store at gunpoint on Saturday, April 25 was later arrested in Worcester, Mass. and will soon be extradited back to Rhode Island to... more
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PAWTUCKET - Police say they are no longer concerned about a situation involving a man was taking photos of young girls in public, saying they now know who he is and that there was nothing nefarious... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – The ACLU today filed a lawsuit in federal district court on behalf of a North Smithfield resident, seeking the return of weapons that were seized from him over six years ago by the... more
SMITHFIELD – Yuk Fai Michael Young, a 21-year-old Bryant University student, was arrested Wednesday for possession and transfer of child pornography. An initial investigation of an individual... more
CENTRAL FALLS - Members of the Central Falls Police Departments Special Investigations Unit arrested a man for possession of marijuana and marijuana-infused butter, or "cannabutter." The target of... more
GLOCESTER – Ponaganset High School is one of two Rhode Island schools to win a 2015 Green Ribbon School award from the U.S. Department of Education. This year, 58 schools and 14 districts have been... more
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PROVIDENCE - A state lawmaker says he wants voters to have a say on whether Rhode Island invests in moving the Pawtucket Red Sox to a new stadium in Providence. “PawSox owners presented an attractive... more
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LINCOLN – Twin River officials announced Tuesday that they secured the rights to acquire land in Tiverton, along the Massachusetts border, where casinos are expected to compete with Rhode Island.... more