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Mass. makes Amazon HQ pitch with Fall River, Taunton possible locations Video included

While Rhode Island is staying mum about the details of their Amazon proposal, Massachusetts is spelling it all out in a nearly 200-page pitch. In its pitch released Friday, Massachusetts listed 26 cities and towns as possible locations for the tech giant's new headquarters--including Fall River, New Bedford, Taunton and Foxboro. Meanwhile Boston is making its own separate bid to woo Ama...

RI State Police ID victim in fatal motorcycle crash in Johnston

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 JOHNSTON, R.I. (WLNE) — Rhode Island State Police are investigating a serious crash involving..

Providence ballet dancer returns to stage

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I (WLNE) — The Providence Ballet dancer seriously hurt in a hit-and-run accident..

Coventry Police seek credit card fraud suspect

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By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 COVENTRY, R.I. (WLNE) — Coventry Police announced on Friday they are seeking a suspect..

Fall River PD seek robber armed with hammer

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By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FALL RIVER, M.A. (WLNE) — Fall River Police are seeking help locating a male suspect that..

Providence Police investigating two overnight stabbings

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence police are investigating two overnight stabbings in the..

Rite Aid stabber sentenced to prison

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By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter:@ABC6 WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — A man arrested for a stabbing spree inside a Warwick Rite Aid has been sentenced to prison. Jacob Gallant, 42, of Westport, M.A., was sentenced to 45 years, with 25 to serve after pleading nolo contendere Friday afternoon in Kent County Superior Court.   Gallant had entered the Rite Aid on Warwick Ave., back on March 5, 2017. In possession of a large butcher knife, Gallant proceeded to stab 18-yea...

Toll Gate soccer team raising money for teammate in need of life saving surgery Video included

The Toll Gate High School girl's soccer team incoming together to help a teammate who's suddenly in need of a life-saving surgery. A week ago the 16-year-old was on the field with her team and now she's so ill, doctors need to take her leg to save her life. In just over 24 hours, the girl's soccer team has raised tens of thousands of dollars for Gianna Cirella and her family.

Local entrepreneur appears on ‘Shark Tank’

By: Tim Studebaker Email: tstudebaker@abc6.com Twitter: @TStudebakerABC6  PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The music, the lights, the nerves, the pitch...

Gov, Commerce Corp. Secretary speak out about Amazon proposal

One day after Rhode Island's pitch for Amazon’s much anticipated second headquarters was submitted, there is still quite a bit we don’t know. That’s because the state is choosing to keep the proposal itself private. "We'd like to let the company have a chance to review our detailed materials and to start a conversation with us and a negotiation with us if we get to that point before we are talking about it publicly,” said RI Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryo...

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...

RI Democratic Women’s Caucus calls for removal of Democratic party chair

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Calls are now growing louder in Rhode Island to throw a top Democrat overboard...

Representative Tanzi releases new statement

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The Rhode Island State representative who made an allegation of sexual harassment...

Bridge repairs to cause traffic delays

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — the ramp from 1-95 West to 95 South will be reduced to just one lane...

Thousands of items left behind at TSA ‘Lost and Found’

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — Laptops, keys, diamond rings, and even a stuffed parrot all left behind at T.F. Green...

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...

Bridgewater classroom photo sparks racially-charged debate Video included

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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 

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..

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...

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