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Woman dies in Richmond crash, driver charged

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 RICHMOND, R.I. (WLNE) — Richmond Police announced a 36-year-old man has been charged...

UPDATE: Six sent to hospital after disturbance at RI Training School

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) — Police responded to a serious disturbance at the R.I. Training School ..

UPDATE: Teen suspect in Cranston murder tried as adult

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A Cranston teenager accused of killing his mother’s boyfriend appeared...

National Grid calls for electric rate hike

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Most Rhode Island residents will see a considerable increase..

Layoffs and tax increases feared if budget feud doesn't end soon

The message from leaders of Rhode Island's cities and towns is pretty clear... the budget stand–off needs to come to an end, sooner, rather than later. Mayors and officials from 25 communities met behind closed doors at the state house on Thursday. 

Retired officer visits station to workout, inspire other officers Video included

 It's an important part of being a cop -hitting the gym, and staying fit. Even if you're retired. This is 91-year-old Octavio Pragana. Better known as “Tacky”. 

Local Company Introduces Solar Powered Boat Charging Stations

Local Company Introduces Solar Powered Boat Charging Stations Video included

It's the first of its kind.  A company in Newport is harnessing the sun's energy to power boats.

President of Women & Infants Hospital to step down

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Women & Infants Hospital announced Thursday afternoon Mark..

Preservation effort launched for Battleship Cove chopper

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FALL RIVER, M.A. (WLNE) — An effort to preserve a Vietnam-era helicopter is underway at Battleship..

Local fairgoers uneasy after deadly Ohio ride incident Video included

The Carnival at McCoy gets underway at Pawtucket's McCoy Stadium at 6PM Thursday. Officials with Rockwell Amusements, which operates the fair, say all the rides are safe and inspected, but some folks we talk to say they'll likely be forgo those thrills.  "I mean it's crazy. It's scary but it happens, said Mackayla Case of Pawtucket. Folks in Pawtucket are gearing up for four days of family fun--but s...

Woman arrested for robbery, police chase

Marilyn Sanchez. Courtesy of the Pawtucket Police Department Marilyn Sanchez. Courtesy of the Pawtucket Police Department

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE) — A 22-year-old woman is facing numerous charges for a robbery..

6 Questions: Celebrating 35 years at ABC6 with Ken Bell

By: John DeLuca Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 John: Has it hit you yet...that this is it? Ken: You know I had a moment last week when I was..

UPDATE: Crews rescue 9 children, 3 adults after boat capsizes

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6  WAREHAM, M.A. (WLNE) — A  boat overturned in Buzzard's Bay Wednesday night. According ..

Transgender veteran living in Providence reacts to news of military ban Video included

Sad and disgusted those are the words Audrina Bauer, a trans army veteran living in Providence, is using to describe her reaction to the President's twitter announcement that he plans to ban transgender people from serving in the military. 

Popular wedding venue closes abruptly due to zoning issues

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 LITTLE COMPTON, R.I. (WLNE) -- Soon-to-be-wed couples are dealing with sudden changes as the historic reception venue Stone House was forced to close its doors suddenly amidst a zoning battle. Sixteen brides are seeking alternative arrangements now that the Little Compton venue has been ordered by Superior Court Judge Brian Van Couyghen not to hold special events for zoning and usage violations brough...

USDA officials search for remains of Swansea Civil War vet

By: Alana Cerrone Email: acerrone@Abc6.com Twitter: @Alana_Cerrone The family farm in Swansea where Alfred Gardner lived before he went off to war..

Drivers on edge in wake of road rage fueled shooting on Rt. 146 Video included

It was in the middle of the day--12:30PM Tuesday--when a case of road rage on Route 146 escalated into gunfire. Police say a red Nissan SUV pulled onto the I-295 access road, and fired several rounds into a blue Hyundai which continued north on 146. "It's a great danger to everyone that was on the highway at that particular time," said Capt. Derek Borek of Rhode Island State Police. Police found two rounds in the rear pass...

LGBT advocates criticize Trump's military ban on transgender people Video included

By:The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rep. David Cicilline and Sen. Jack Reed are among the Rhode Island politicians criticizing President Donald Trump's decision to bar transgender people from serving in the military....

Senate rejects proposal for 'Obamacare' repeal

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WASHINGTON (AP) —The Republican-run Senate has rejected a GOP proposal to scuttle..

Over 250 marijuana plants found inside Narragansett home

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (WLNE) – A Narragansett home was found to have over 250 marijuana plants and 300 seedlings inside when detectives and officers searched the home Tuesday evening...

RISP arrest EP man, large quantities of fentanyl pills and cocaine seized

Kenny L. Deburgo, Courtesy of Rhode Island State Police Kenny L. Deburgo, Courtesy of Rhode Island State Police

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — An East Providence man arrested twice in one week has..

New TSA carry-on screening procedures to expand to all U.S. airports

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) -- Airline travelers will soon have to adhere to stricter carry-on screening procedures, according to the TSA.  In response to an increased threat to aviation security, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will require airline passengers to remove any electronics larger than a cellphone and place them in bins for X-ray screenings in standard lanes. As new procedures are phased in, TSA offi...

Sex abuse victims worried freed ex-priest will re-offend

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 BOSTON (AP) - Men who say they were raped by a Catholic priest at the center of the Boston clergy sex abuse scandal say they're worried that he will abuse more children after he is released from prison...

Two Rhode Island men killed while crossing the street in Maine

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 OXFORD, Maine. (WLNE) – Two Rhode Island men were killed in Oxford, Maine, Tuesday night while crossing the road...

6 more RI beaches closed to swimming due to bacteria

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Six more Rhode Island beaches have been recommended closed to swimming by public health officials due to high bacteria counts....

School Committee, Superindentent addressing concerns over radon testing at North Providence schools

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Parents in North Providence will soon have a chance to get their questions answered about radon testing at several schools...

Suspect in death of Google worker faces arraignment

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - The man charged with killing a Google employee from New York who went missing after going out for a run near her mother's Massachusetts home is headed to court...

Developer's plan for Providence skyscraper approved

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island Commission has approved a revised proposal to build a 46-story skyscraper on the Providence waterfront....

78-year-old man killed after train strikes pickup truck

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 ABINGTON, Mass. (AP) - A 78-year-old man has died after his pickup truck was struck by a commuter rail train south of Boston...

PawSox execs tour Worcester as obligation to Pawtucket ends

By: Alana Cerrone Email: acerrone@abc6.com Twitter: @Alana_Cerrone PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — It is not Pawtucket, or even Rhode Island – Worcester could...

Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

By: The Associated Press/ABC6 News Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 CHICAGO, Ill. — Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease...

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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    A special race with a special cause, drawing hundreds of people in Warwick.  ABC6 Sports Director Ken Bell was the emcee of the Lifespan Event to fight cancer.

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    A special race with a special cause, drawing hundreds of people in Warwick.  ABC6 Sports Director Ken Bell was the emcee of the Lifespan Event to fight cancer.

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    Closed captioning is an assistive technology for the hearing impaired that displays the audio portion of a television signal as printed words on the television screen. Closed captions are hidden as encoded

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