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The Albion bridges spanning the Blackstone river and the canal reopened Friday afternoon, two weeks ahead of schedule, the state Department of Transportation announced Friday afternoon. The surprise... more
GLOCESTER – A Glocester man is detained in federal custody after Glocester police on Tuesday discovered materials used to make methamphetamine in his car, as well as meth in the process of being... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – For the second time in one week, someone has broken into a North Smithfield business after hours and police believe they are looking for a single suspect. The first break-in... more
CENTRAL FALLS – Police have arrested Cranston resident Robert Pernini, 41, for stealing money from the CVS store at 309 Broad Street near the Pawtucket city line. On Tuesday around 7:25 p.m., members... more
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady released the following statement on Facebook after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell decided to uphold his four-game suspension in the Deflategate controversy... more
SMITHFIELD – Smithfield police arrested a man last Friday who was caught illegally growing marijuana near Gallagher Middle School and was in violation of a no contact order. Michael Rhone, 39, of... more
Updated July 28 NORTH SMITHFIELD – Police have arrested Blackstone resident Peter Poirier, 51, of 139 Milk St., for the robbery of the Bank of America branch in Slatersville. Poirier was arrested... more
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NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect who allegedly broke in to Lil General on Great Road around 2:20 a.m. on Friday, July... more
WOONSOCKET – A car swerving to avoid a black bear on a road in upstate New York struck and killed a motorcyclist from Woonsocket on Friday, July 24. Thomas Poole, 56, of Woonsocket was hit by a Honda... more
CUMBERLAND - Resident Erik Hamel and his wife are seeking help from the public in locating the driver of a car they say hit them on Diamond Hill Road eastbound as it was coming off Exit 11 on 295.... more
PAWTUCKET - Police caught a 22-year-old city man breaking into a home on Elmcrest Drive on Thursday and soon found out that this was not the first time. At around 11:20 a.m. Pawtucket police received... more
PAWTUCKET – Police arrested a man on three counts of tampering with an auto and one count of larceny under $1,500 after catching him stealing from vehicles. Officers got a call late Wednesday night... more
PAWTUCKET - Police arrested a city couple and charged them with felony desecration of a grave for allegedly stealing a headstone from the St. Francis Cemetery and removing the names on it. On... more
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SMITHFIELD – After 30-year-old Daniel Quebec, of Burrillville, experienced a seizure while driving his pickup truck down Pleasant View Avenue Wednesday, his truck crashed into a utility pole around... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield High School students Allie Gould and Jessie Oliveira will be on ESPN in an hour-long special beginning Thursday, July 22 about the Special Olympic games. An ESPN... more
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WOONSOCKET – A city woman and her two adult daughters are facing federal charges for allegedly defrauding immigrants of some $800,000 over the course of several years. Patria Zuniga, 53, Alba Peña,... more
PAWTUCKET – A Pawtucket resident faces firearms charges after police stopped him for various infractions and found a loaded pistol in his car. Officers Justin Jesse and Ronald Jones were on patrol in... more