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Thousands march through Boston week after Virginia bloodshed

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of leftist counterprotesters marched peaceably through downtown Boston on Saturday, chanting anti-Nazi slogans and waving signs condemning white nationalism ahead of a rally being staged by conservative activists a week after a Virginia demonstration turned deadly. Police Commissioner William Evans said Friday that 500 officers — some in uniform, others undercover — were deployed to keep t...

Tiverton Fire offers $5,000 reward for info on possible arson

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 TIVERTON, R.I. (WLNE) -- The Tiverton Fire Department is offering a $5,000 reward for information about a possible arson that happened at an antique store Friday morning. Tiverton Fire says a patrol officer responded to a fire alarm going off at Briars Antiques on Main Road around 5 a.m., and spotted a small fire.  Firefighters quickly put out the fire, and damage was minimal. The cause of the fire remains under i...

Local Red Sox fans react to proposed name change for Yawkey Way Video included

Boston Red Sox owner John Henry says he's haunted by Tom Yawkey's past--a reference to the former owner's beliefs about black ball players. Now he's publicly saying he wants the team to push the city to re-name Yawkey Way.  "I think the Red Sox were the last team to integrate and the history associated with the name isn't a good one," said Mike Galego of East Providence. ...

Children run over by car while playing inside cardboard box in New Bedford Video included

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW BEDFORD, M.A. (WLNE) —  A 5-year-old girl is fighting for her life after she and her 6-year..

Rhode Island native assumes command of Naval Station Newport

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A U.S. Navy captain and Rhode Island native is now in command..

Man busted for possession of more than 200 grams of heroin

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By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE) — A 31-year-old man was arrested on Friday after authorities executed..

Man arrested for DUI after driving 111 mph on 95N, 4 others arrested

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Five people were arrested early Friday evening for driving under..

Police investigating teen shot in Central Falls

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WLNE)— A 17-year old male was transported to Hasbro Children’s Hospital..

Former Charlestown cop pleads guilty to drug charges

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A former Charlestown police officer pled guilty to multiple charges...

UPDATE: 1 American killed in Spain vehicle attacks

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain’s El Pais newspaper says that Barcelona police...

Back to school ‘one-click’ shopping

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — It is time for parents and students to get ready for the start of a new school year...

Governor Baker signs resolution denouncing white nationalism

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 BOSTON, Mass. (AP) — Republican Governor Charlie Baker has joined with Democratic leaders to sign a resolution...

MA Teacher spending summer in Barcelona reacts to terror attack Video included

Brittany Ritland, a teacher in Massachusetts, is still trying to wrap her head around the pure terror that unfolded on the streets of Barcelona just hours ago..

Police investigating man arrested for sexually assaulting child

Raymond Lisi. Courtesy of the Cranston Police Department Raymond Lisi. Courtesy of the Cranston Police Department

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) — A 50-year-old man was arrested after allegations came forward that ..

Murder suspect arrested outside Providence recording studio Video included

A Providence rapper has been arrested leaving a recording studio. Twenty-three-year-old John Minaya, also known as “G-Money” was arrested last night and is charged with the murder of 22-year-old Devin Burney.

Two men arrested after Pawtucket beating

By: News Staff Email: News@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE) – Police have two men in custody on felony assault charges after getting into an ...

RIDOT request to ban tractor trailers from certain roads denied for now Video included

A road bump for a controversial plan to ban tractor trailers from certain state highways in Rhode Island. The State Traffic Commission put the ki-bosh on the DOT's request, but even with that setback, the plan to keep big rigs off some roads still has some tread on it.

DEM, RIDOH confirm presence of West Nile Virus in RI

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Officials from the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH)..

UPDATE: Police ID bicyclist hit, killed by car in East Providence

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A bicyclist is dead after being struck by a vehicle in East Providence...

Specialty 'Bristol 4th of July' license plates handed out

By Alana Cerrone acerrone@abc6.com @Alana_Cerrone 1,447 people who ordered their special Bristol 4th of July Celebration license plates can finally tack it on to their car. Saturday, the 4th of July Committee handed out the plates and swapped out over 1,000 old plates for the new special edition ones. This has been a long time coming -  back in 2011, the committee needed at least 900 people to submit applications before the plates could be made. They received over 1000. The...

Double arm amputee runs Boston Marathon for RI girl battling cancer

By: News Staff news@abc6.com BOSTON, Mass. – A double arm amputee ran in the Boston Marathon on Monday for a 12-year-old Rhode Islander battling cancer. Hector Picard finished his 26.2 mile run while clutching the photo of a 12-year-old from Smithfield. Picard ran the marathon in honor of Anna Kitada who is currently battling bone cancer and is an amputee herself. The pair met for the first time Friday. “I’m trying to get back to running again and because Hecto...

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