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Blackstone Fire Department recognized for ice rescue

 A local firefighter is being recognized after saving a dog stranded on an icy pond. It was that firefighter's first water rescue and he tells ABC 6 News he never expected it would get this much attention.

Driver charged with DUI after driving pickup truck into river

CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) – The driver of a pickup truck that drove into the Providence River near the Rhode Island Yacht Club late Friday night has been charged with a DUI.

UPDATE: Warwick Police identify victim in serious hit-and-run Video included

WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — Warwick Police identified the victim in hit-and-run that left a pedestrian seriously injured Wednesday night. 

R.I. bill aims to disarm would-be shooters

Rhode Island is looking to stop would-be shooters by taking away their guns. House Speaker Nick Mattiello and Rep. Dennis Canario introduced the "Red Flag" bill on Smith Hill Friday. "In Florida all the signs were there, so if there was a red flag order, that would have put the tools in place where people would have paid attention more and would have recognized, hey wait a...

Woman suffers head injury in Providence pedestrian strike

A woman was rushed to the hospital after she was hit by a car Friday night, said officials from the Providence Fire Department.  ABC6 News learned a...

Goats Help to Landscape Roger Williams Park and You Can Help Too

Goats Help to Landscape Roger Williams Park and You Can Help Too Video included

Landscaping can be a tough job, made even tougher when unwanted plants invade the area. One park in Providence is going back to an old solution to deal with those invasive plants.  Three goats are doing the job at the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center. 

New Jersey Company Launching Three New Projects in Rhode Island

New Jersey Company Launching Three New Projects in Rhode Island Video included

A New Jersey company is making some big investments in the Ocean State starting this summer.  Two new electricity projects are coming to Johnston, as well as a different statewide project you'll notice if you ride RIPTA. 

White House locked down after vehicle strikes barrier

 The White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier. The U.S. Secret Service tweets that the vehicle "did not breach the security...

Rhode Island plan to increase number of college grads

 Gov. Gina Raimondo has announced a plan to increase the number of college-educated Rhode Islanders. Raimondo announced the state-wide...

Local teachers react to President Trump's suggestion to arm teachers Video included

Carrying in the classroom. President Trump suggesting that there would be less school shootings if teachers were trained to carry concealed weapons. That proposal is getting mixed reviews and so far, local teachers say: absolutely not.

New Bedford woman dies in car crash in Mattapoisett

By: Anthony Vega Email: avega@abc6.com Twitter: @avegaABC6 MATTAPOISETT, Mass. (WLNE) — A New Bedford woman died after police say she lost control of her car and struck a tree...

North Attleboro police investigating fatal accident

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WLNE) — North Attleboro police are investigating a fatal accident...

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  • Billy Graham's body arrives at namesake library

    Billy Graham's body arrives at namesake library

    Sunday, February 25 2018 6:37 AM EST2018-02-25 11:37:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at h...(AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at h...
    The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers.More >>
    The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers.More >>
  • After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    Sunday, February 25 2018 6:36 AM EST2018-02-25 11:36:56 GMT
    (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - This Feb. 21, 2018 file photo shows Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Cameron Kasky, left, asking a question to Sen. Marco Rubio during a CNN town hall meeting in Sunrise, Fl...(Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - This Feb. 21, 2018 file photo shows Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Cameron Kasky, left, asking a question to Sen. Marco Rubio during a CNN town hall meeting in Sunrise, Fl...
    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.More >>
    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.More >>
  • NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school shooting

    NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school shooting

    Sunday, February 25 2018 6:36 AM EST2018-02-25 11:36:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2006, file photo, BlackRock headquarters is shown in New York. U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the ...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2006, file photo, BlackRock headquarters is shown in New York. U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the ...
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    NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting.More >>
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