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Bridgewater classroom photo sparks racially-charged debate Video included

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 BRIDGEWATER, M.A. (WLNE) — A questionable photo taken at an elementary school in Bridgewater..

Senate passes $4 trillion budget blueprint

By: The Associated Press Email:news@abc6.com Twitter:@ABC6               WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed a $4 trillion budget blueprint 

Rhode Island launches bid for new Amazon headquarters

By Bianca Buono bbuono@abc6.com @BBuonoABC6 The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation has launched a statewide bid for the coveted new Amazon headquarters. Rhode Island joins the likes of more than a hundred other cities across the country. Amazon says it will invest $5 billion and add around 50,000 jobs in whichever city it chooses.  Rhode Island took a different approach with its bid. Instead of having each city submit an independent bid, the Commerce Corporation submitted one...

Changes coming to Mega Millions lottery game

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Mega Millions lottery tickets will now be..

Warwick PD seek break-in suspect

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By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — Warwick Police shared they are seeking help identifying a man wanted..

Scituate vice principal accused of bullying students Video included

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 SCITUATE, R.I. (WLNE) — The vice principal of the Scituate Middle and High school was accused of bullying...

Women undergoing cancer treatment pampered at Gillette

Eleven women going through cancer treatment at Boston hospitals got some star studded treatment at Gillette Stadium on Thursday. "My day has been amazing. Probably second to my wedding day, it's just been awesome all the way around,” said Lisa Rapoza. 

Rescued Rosa Parks house due to return to America

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The house where Rosa Parks lived after sparking the Montgomery...

American Cancer Society: Volunteer drivers needed

By: ABC6 News Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Hearing the words “you have cancer” can turn a person’s world upside down...

State Police investigating State House allegations

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The Rhode Island State Police and the Attorney General’s office are working together...

Tatum won’t develop sexual abuse drama with Weinstein Co.

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) — Channing Tatum is no longer developing a film with The Weinstein Co...

Stevens: Full recovery, but no timetable for Hayward return

By: The Associated Press/ABC6 News Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 BOSTON, Mass. (AP) — Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens says Gordon Hayward...

Warwick School Committee, Teachers' Union reach tentative agreement

The Warwick Teachers' Union and the Warwick School Committee have reached a tentative agreement with regards to a new contract. The agreement was reached at about 12:30 AM Thursday, in Mayor Scott Avedisian's office at Warwick City Hall. The meeting lasted nearly six hours, and followed a day of parent-led protests across Warwick, and several days of sick-outs by teachers. The two sides st...

Fire in abandoned home in East Providence under investigation

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By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — East Providence Police are investigating a 2-alarm fire that heavily..

Parents march to support Warwick teachers as contract talks continue Video included

Contract negotiations between the teachers union in Warwick and the school administration continue Wednesday night. The meeting got underway at 7PM at City Hall. The talks come on the heels of protests on the streets of Warwick Wednesday afternoon.  Parents marched to show their support of teachers--who have been working without a contract for more than two years, and recentl...

Prov. Police bring in FBI after uncovering large check fraud ring

Providence police have uncovered a large scale check fraud operation spreading across the state and into Massachusetts.

"This is the new generation bank robbers. You don't go into a bank with a gun anymore and hold it up you do it this way,” said Maj. David Lapatin.

Providence Second Grader Sells Hot Chocolate for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

Providence Second-Grader Sells Hot Chocolate for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Video included

Nearly a month after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, efforts are still underway to help the island recover.  A second-grader from Providence decided she could make a difference.

FBI applauds conviction in beheading terror plot

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 BOSTON (AP) — Federal officials say the conviction of a Massachusetts man charged..

Meeting on 'bump stock' ban draws few attendees

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 BOSTON, M.A. (AP) — Only a handful of people have attended a brief “informational”..

RI Dept. of Health: No need to panic as Memorial Hospital prepares to close

By: News Staff Email: cleshner@abc6.com Twitter: CLeshnerABC6 PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE) — The closure of Memorial Hospital will be a big change..

Smithfield police investigating home invasion

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WLNE) — Smithfield police are investigating a home invasion that left two people...

Best-selling author visits 7th graders in East Providence

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — New York Times best-selling author and Massachusetts native...

Jurors to resume deliberations in beheading plot trial

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 BOSTON, Mass. (AP) — Jurors are set to resume deliberations in the case of a man accused...

Fall River Iwo Jima Memorial vandalized

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE) — A Fall River War Memorial, which has been a magnet for vandals in the past...

Police investigate stabbing in Providence

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence police are investigating a stabbing in the capitol city Wednesday morning...

UPDATE: 74-year-old sexual assault suspect held without bail

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 COVENTRY R.I. (WLNE) — A man who was arrested for child molestation in 2012 is in trouble ..

Boston Celtics player set for surgery on broken ankle

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 CLEVELAND, Ohio (WLNE) — Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward is back in Boston Wednesday morning...

State House sexual harassment allegations

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A longtime State representative opened up about the advantages...

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