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K-9 Gronk joins Athol Police

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 ATHOL, Mass. (WLNE) -- As training nears for the New England Patriots' Rober "Gronk" Gronkowski, a furrier Gronk wraps up his training and begins his work as a full-time K-9 officer in western Massachusetts. "Gronk," the one-year-old German Shepard was sworn into the Athol Police Department after completing training with his current handler, Officer Craig Deveneau, at the prestigious Boston ...

One person stabbed at Federal Hill festival

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – As the Federal Hill Summer Festival wrapped up Saturday night, a 27-year-old man was stabbed on Atwells Avenue. Police say the stabbing occurred shortly after 10 p.m. at the intersection of Atwells Avenue and Messenger Street, nearby Rock & Rye Pub and the stage where live entertainment had just finished up for the second night of the three-day-long festival. The victim was transporte...

Rhode Islanders march to show support for President Trump

Rhode Islanders show their support for President Trump along with recent marches that have been held nationwide. 

Police investigating third homicide of the year

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence police are investigating the city’s third homicide of the year...

Providence police arrest two gun traffickers

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Two men were arrested after guns and drugs were seized in Providence...

Man struck by vehicle overnight in Providence, driver fled scene

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – A 46-year-old man was hit by blue Honda CRV early Saturday morning at approximately 1:11 a.m.,,

Dead humpback whale carcass removed from shoreline

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 JAMESTOWN, R.I. (AP) _ Environmental officials have removed the carcass of a humpback whale that beached on the rocks at a Rhode Island state park...

Gov. Raimondo signs law streamlining solar panel permits

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed legislation designed to make it easier for people to install rooftop solar panels...

Homeless man arrested for stabbing, found hiding in bedroom

Albert Parenteau. Courtesy of the East Providence Police Department Albert Parenteau. Courtesy of the East Providence Police Department

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — East Providence Police arrested a man early Friday evening, who...

Attorney General's Office employee arrested for deleting criminal records Video included

By Kirsten Glavin  PROVIDENCE, RI – A Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI) employee working at the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office was arrested Friday morning for tampering with data.

No drugs found in captain, pilot in ferry crash

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 HYANNISPORT, Mass. (AP) — Ferry officials say drug tests on the captain and pilot of a ferry that ..

High bacteria counts closes Oakland Beach for swimming

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — Officials at The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommended ..

Woman arrested for punching elderly woman, kicking officer

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW BEDFORD, M.A. (WLNE) — A woman was arrested Thursday evening after she allegedly punched a ..

House passed free tuition plan: What you need to know

Governor Gina Raimondo's scaled back free tuition plan passed overwhelmingly on the House floor Thursday night taking it one step closer to being implemented. If approved, the plan would provide two free years to tuition at CCRI to Rhode Islanders with several restrictions and requirements. "We're thrilled to have a starting point and really want to prove to this state that we are going to make the best of that starting point,” said Sara Enright the VP of Student Affairs a...

Whale Carcass Removed from Beach

By: Melissa Randall Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 The whale and its stench are officially gone. The 30 foot humpbacks carcass has...

ABC6 Honors: Army veteran who came back from death to live life to the fullest Video included

Greg Reynolds from Dighton should not be alive. But he feels so fortunate that he got a second chance that he has dedicated his life to motivating others...

UPDATE: Two suspects arrested in NYC for connection in New Bedford shooting

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW BEDFORD, M.A. (WLNE) — New Bedford Police are investigating a shooting Monday afternoon ..

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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