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Warwick residents outraged after 43 trees cut down by mistake

Maury Ryan was shocked to see the woods across from his Warwick home disappearing. "Nobody told us. Nobody gave us any notice at all," said Ryan. Last Thursday a contractor working on a sewer project, began chopping down tree after tree on city property belonging to John Brown Francis School. "It's night and day," said Ryan. The sewer authority says the tree-cutting wa...

'Hulk' finds forever home with family whose home is already wheelchair accessible Video included

Hulk, the dog who was paralyzed after being hit by a car in Jordan, has found his forever home in Rhode Island. And his new home is already equipped for his wheelchair. Amanda Destafeno and her family adopted Hulk last week. 

New Bedford Encouraging Residents to Use Rain Collection Barrels

New Bedford Encouraging Residents to Use Rain Collection Barrels Video included

As lawns turn green and gardens grow, so too may your water bills.  But, if you plan ahead, you could stop the meter from running. 

Local students participate in national walkout day Video included

today is the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting that left 12 students and 1 teacher dead. At thousands of schools across the country today, students are walking out of class, taking a stance for changes in gun laws.

City to replace dozens of trees mistakenly cut down

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com WARWICK, R.I. (AP) _ Officials in a Rhode Island city are working to replace dozens of trees that were mistakenly cut down on land behind an elementary school. The Providence Journal reports that a contractor working on a sewer project mistakenly cleared the field behind Warwick's John Brown Francis School last week. About 40 trees were removed, many of them oaks. The sewer authority has agreed to replant and landscape the area, likely ...

Some New England Communities Still Cleaning Up From March Nor’easters

Some New England Communities Still Cleaning Up From March Nor’easters Video included

Multiple March nor'easters hit some cities and towns so hard, they're still cleaning up, and it's proving to be a costly undertaking. As Framingham, Mass. Mayor Yvonne Spicer puts it, “This was not a typical season.” 

Police bust man for crack cocaine, save man from overdose during arrest

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A Providence man with over thirty-eight arrests on his record was busted as a result of an investigation into drug deals near the Coventry Greenway bike path...

Rhode Islanders with roots in Puerto Rico frustrated with blackouts Video included

The people of Puerto Rico were once again in the dark. Residents faced the worst blackout since Hurricane Maria hit and Rhode Islanders with family there are growing frustrated.

Ex-boarding school priest faces new child sex abuse charges

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AP) _ A former Rhode Island boarding school priest currently imprisoned in Massachusetts is facing new child sex abuse charges in North Carolina. The Providence Journal reports Howard White Jr. faces nine counts for allegedly abusing a boy and a girl in the 1980s while he worked at Grace Church in the Mountains in Waynesville, North Carolina. White is set to be released soon from the Suffolk County House of Correction...

Providence Cemetery Left in Despair, Locals Want Answers

Providence residents are looking for answers as to why a cemetery in the city has been left in despair.

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  • FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

    FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:29 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:29:35 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...(NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...
    The manufacturer of the jet engine involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident Tuesday wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems.More >>
    The manufacturer of the jet engine involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident Tuesday wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems.More >>
  • Jeb Bush to eulogize mother, Barbara, in private service

    Jeb Bush to eulogize mother, Barbara, in private service

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:29 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:29:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.
    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.More >>
    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.More >>
  • High holiday: Pot fans join 420 smoke-out in San Francisco

    High holiday: Pot fans join 420 smoke-out in San Francisco

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:29 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:29:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Josh Edelson). Kenny Boynton smokes a joint  San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, April 20, 2018.  Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts flocked to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park for the annual April 20 celebration of cannabis that culminated wit...(AP Photo/Josh Edelson). Kenny Boynton smokes a joint San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts flocked to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park for the annual April 20 celebration of cannabis that culminated wit...
    Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts flocked to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park for the annual April 20 high holiday that culminated with the crowd sparking up at 4:20 p.m.More >>
    Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts flocked to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park for the annual April 20 high holiday that culminated with the crowd sparking up at 4:20 p.m.More >>
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