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New Bedford man arrested for second time on sex crime charges

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 YARMOUTH, Mass. (WLNE) — A New Bedford man was arrested for secretly videotaping women at his cleaning business...

State Senate approves PawSox bill

A big step forward was taken Tuesday night for a plan to build a new PawSox stadium. The Rhode Island Senate voted to approve a bill authorizing that deal to keep the team in Pawtucket. Senators passed the legislation 26 to 9 on the deal that was crafted by the Senate Finance Committee.

Gov. Raimondo strikes optimistic tone in State of the State Video included

In her third State of the State address as Governor, Gina Raimondo's message was one of optimism, in this gubernatorial election year.  "We're only in the third inning of our economic comeback. So tonight I say let's keep it going," said Raimondo. She touted accomplishments like job growth, raising the minimum wage, paid sick leave, and doing more to help small businesses....

Fall River Police seek armed robbery suspect

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

Mall security a concern in light of Monday's shooting Video included

By: Rebecca Turco Email: rturco@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Mall security is a concern in light of Monday night’s shooting at Providence Place. Officials for Providence Place would not discuss any security changes they may be making in light of the shooting, only saying in a statement that their safety program “is always being evaluated.” “[T]he safety and well-being of our guests and tenants are our highest priorities,” said spokesperson Lindsa...

Man stalks woman 43 miles, robs her

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By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 QUINCY, M.A. (WLNE) — A West Warwick man was arrested after he stalked and robbed a...

Home of Coventry state Senator raided by State Police

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By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 COVENTRY, R.I. (WLNE) — The home of a state Senator was raided on Tuesday. Coventry...

Coventry Public Works rescues owl

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 COVENTRY, R.I. (WLNE) — An owl is on the mend after it was rescued by the Coventry Public Works Department...

Woonsocket pre-treating roads with salt brine

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WLNE) — All 100 miles of roads in Woonsocket were being pre-treated...

UPDATE: Police identify victim in Providence Place Mall shooting Video included

By: John Krinjak Email: jkrinjak@abc6.com Twitter: @johnkrinjakABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence Police identified the victim who was shot at the Providence Place Mall...

New Bedford man killed in stabbing in Hartford

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 HARTFORD, Conn. (WLNE) — A 17-year-old was arrested for stabbing his older brother to death in Hartford...

UPDATE: Wheelchair stolen at Gillette Stadium found

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FOXBORO, Mass. (WLNE) — Crews at Gillette Stadium found the wheelchair of a Rhode Island woman who thought it was stolen...

New Bedford whale makes it into Ripley’s

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE) — A whale skeleton at the New Bedford Whaling Museum has earned a spot...

UPDATE: Warwick Fire Department investigating arson

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — The Warwick Fire Department responded to not one, but two fires within a couple...

Preview: Raimondo to deliver 4th State of the State address

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Governor Gina Raimondo is upbeat one day ahead of her fourth State of the State address. "It's an opportunity to address the people of Rhode Island and share my optimism. You now the state and our economy is stronger than it's been in a long long time and now we have to commit ourselves to keep going,” said Raimondo. We do know one focus of this year's speech will be on fixing school buildings across Rhode Island. The issue front and ...

Officials to celebrate Martin Luther King at annual ceremony

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island political, community and religious leaders plan to celebrate...

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    Mall security a concern in light of Monday's shooting

    By: Rebecca Turco Email: rturco@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Mall security is a concern in light of Monday night’s shooting at Providence Place. Officials for Providence Place would not discuss any security changes they may be making in light of the shooting, only saying in a statement that their safety program “is always being evaluated.” “[T]he safety and well-being of our guests and tenants are our highest priorities,” said spokesperson Lindsa...More >>
    By: Rebecca Turco Email: rturco@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Mall security is a concern in light of Monday night’s shooting at Providence Place. Officials for Providence Place would not discuss any security changes they may be making in light of the shooting, only saying in a statement that their safety program “is always being evaluated.” “[T]he safety and well-being of our guests and tenants are our highest priorities,” said spokesperson Lindsa...More >>
  • Preservation Society plans to close Vanderbilt family apartment at Newport mansion

    Preservation Society plans to close Vanderbilt family apartment at Newport mansion

    By News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEWPORT, R.I. (WLNE) – The Preservation Society of Newport County (PSNC) announced plans Thursday to close the apartment owned and operated by descendants of the Vanderbilt family due to safety concerns. A PSNC spokesman said that in an assessment of the integrity of The Breakers mansion, the PSNC instructed ...

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    By News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEWPORT, R.I. (WLNE) – The Preservation Society of Newport County (PSNC) announced plans Thursday to close the apartment owned and operated by descendants of the Vanderbilt family due to safety concerns. A PSNC spokesman said that in an assessment of the integrity of The Breakers mansion, the PSNC instructed ...

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Rhode Island health officials will tackle the opioid crisis Monday night...

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