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PAWTUCKET – A city man was arrested Thursday after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend's cat and injuring it so badly that it had to be put down. Scott Baptista, 25, of 2 Benefit St. Apartment 3, was... more
PAWTUCKET – Police have arrested a man they say was selling heroin out of his home near the Oak Grove Cemetery. On Thursday, Jan. 19, members of the Pawtucket Police Department’s Narcotics Unit... more
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WOONSOCKET – A deaf man who was arrested at City Side night club in 2015 for allegedly making obscene gestures and who was not provided an interpreter has settled his suit with the Woonsocket Police... more
State Police have announced the arrest of Peter Palumbo, age 54, a former member of the House of Representatives representing District 16 in Cranston, for embezzling money from his campaign finance... more
Members of the Rhode Island State Police Major Crimes Unit and Scituate Barracks have arrested two men in connection to a Dec. 13 fatal car crash on Route 6 in Johnston. On Jan. 17, Zachary Albanese... more
WOONSOCKET – Boyfriend and girlfriend Jeremy Virella, 23, and Ashley Alvira, 26, both of Woonsocket, were each arrested for felony domestic assault, according to Woonsocket police. Alvira allegedly... more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Joseph McNamara, of House District 19, Cranston and Warwick, has introduced legislation that would require driver’s education courses to include lessons on what drivers should do if... more
PROVIDENCE – A federal grand jury in Providence on Tuesday indicted James Morales, 35, with escape from the custody of the attorney general, announced U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha. It is alleged in... more
WOONSOCKET – A city man accused of a week-long crime spree in 2015 that included setting fires in multiple occupied buildings and attempted robberies at five homes, was indicted this week by the... more
A Foster man was killed over the weekend in Maine’s third snowmobiling fatality of this season, according to officials. Edmond Imondi, 53, was riding with two friends in T1 R9 WELS snowmobiles on a... more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo today announced a "historic proposal" to knock down the financial barriers to obtaining a college degree by providing two years of free college to all Rhode Islanders... more
WOONSOCKET – A city school will remain closed until Thursday of next week due to a "Noro-like Virus" according to a post on Friday, Jan. 13 on Rhode Island Broadcasters Network. Globe Park Elementary... more
WOONSOCKET – A city man was arrested this week for possession of some $30,000 worth of cocaine. Dennys Mitchell, 25 was arrested on Monday, Jan. 9 by Woonsocket police. According to officers, the... more
BLACKSTONE – A 48-year-old Blackstone man was picked up by police in New Jersey this week as a suspect in murder of his 83-year-old father. Glenn Armstrong of 36 Summer St. was arrested in Mount... more