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“Save the Bay” Launches New App to Submit Pictures, Report Problems

“Save the Bay” Launches New App to Submit Pictures, Report Problems Video included

Your day on the water probably already comes with plenty of picture taking.  Now, snapping photos could help "Save the Bay."  The organization is launching a new "Water Reporter" app so that you can help them find problem areas.

Man arrested after police bust drug operation at an Attleboro car lot Video included

The man accused of running a huge drug operation out of an Attleboro car lot faced a judge on Thursday. Prosecutors detailing in court the months-long investigation that led to this major bust.

New 'Walking School Bus' Arrives at Pawtucket Elementary School

 A new school bus rolled into Agnes Little Elementary School in Pawtucket Thursday morning, but it wasn't your standard bright–yellow, 4–wheeled vehicle that drives on the road.

Newport Police identify suspect in apartment complex shooting

By News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEWPORT, R.I. (WLNE) – Newport Police have identified a suspect in a shooting at an apartment complex Tuesday evening. Police responded to the Festival Field apartment complex...

Massachusetts man pleads to sex charges involving minor

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to traveling to Rhode Island multiple times to have sex with a 15-year-old girl he met online. The U.S. attorney's office in Rhode Island says 24-year-old Andy Joseph, of Brockton, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty this week to two counts of traveling interstate with the intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct. Prosecutors say Joseph met the victim in an online forum in June...

Super Nicholas’ mission to help other tiny superheroes Video included

You've heard of Batman, Spider-Man, and Captain America, but what about Super Nicholas? Wearing a special cape, the Coventry boy is able to fight his super villain: cystic fibrosis. Now he's on a big mission to empower other kids battling disability or illness...

Warwick residents react to Avedisian stepping down Video included

Warwick City Hall is set to see its biggest change in nearly 20 years, after the RIPTA board unanimously chose Mayor Scott Avedisian as the agency's next CEO.  "He was a good mayor and we'll miss him," said Kristen Meizoso of Warwick.  Avedisian said Wednesday afternoon he'll take the job, but got nostalgic about his nearly 30 years at City Hall.   &...

BOE orders House Speaker to repay $72K to his PAC Video included

By: Rebecca Turco Email: rturco@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – The Board of Elections ordered House Speaker Nick Mattiello to repay roughly $72,000 to his political action committee (PAC), finding he violated campaign finance law, following more than a year of investigating his finances. The Board found Mattiello’s campaign received a total of $73,067.80 in goods and services from the Fund for Democratic Leadship, the PAC of which Mattiello is the chairman, but the ...

Avedisian to step down as mayor, head up RIPTA Video included

In an afternoon RIPTA board meeting all members vote in favor of Scott Avedisian as the agency's next CEO. The 18-year mayor of Warwick says he’s taking the job, but it was a hard decision to leave city hall.

Naval Station Newport falsified training records Video included

A local firefighter is blowing the whistle on fire and EMS management at the Newport Naval Station. That man revealing Navy employees were intentionally making up training records.

No tax increases, no raise for teachers in budget proposal

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza has unveiled his budget proposal for Rhode Island's capital city that includes no tax increases and no raise for city teachers. More than 300 teachers gathered to protest the Democratic mayor as he presented City Council with his 2018-2019 budget Tuesday.      Teachers have been working without a new contract since August, and there have been no negotiations since Jan...

Former secretary of state Brown says he'll run for governor

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ Former Rhode Island Secretary of State Matt Brown is running for governor. Brown's campaign said Wednesday that he's seeking the Democratic nomination. He had been exploring a run as an independent. Brown was elected to a single term in 2002. He says the state has problems and he's convinced of the need for change. Brown ran in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in 2006 against Sheldon Whitehouse, and large...

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  • Naval Station Newport falsified training records

    Naval Station Newport falsified training records

    A local firefighter is blowing the whistle on fire and EMS management at the Newport Naval Station. That man revealing Navy employees were intentionally making up training records.

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    A local firefighter is blowing the whistle on fire and EMS management at the Newport Naval Station. That man revealing Navy employees were intentionally making up training records.

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  • Super Nicholas’ mission to help other tiny superheroes

    Super Nicholas’ mission to help other tiny superheroes

    You've heard of Batman, Spider-Man, and Captain America, but what about Super Nicholas? Wearing a special cape, the Coventry boy is able to fight his super villain: cystic fibrosis. Now he's on a big mission to empower other kids battling disability or illness...

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    You've heard of Batman, Spider-Man, and Captain America, but what about Super Nicholas? Wearing a special cape, the Coventry boy is able to fight his super villain: cystic fibrosis. Now he's on a big mission to empower other kids battling disability or illness...

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  • Man arrested after police bust drug operation at an Attleboro car lot

    Man arrested after police bust drug operation at an Attleboro car lot

    The man accused of running a huge drug operation out of an Attleboro car lot faced a judge on Thursday. Prosecutors detailing in court the months-long investigation that led to this major bust.

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    The man accused of running a huge drug operation out of an Attleboro car lot faced a judge on Thursday. Prosecutors detailing in court the months-long investigation that led to this major bust.

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  • Funerals set for 3 of 4 slain in the Waffle House shooting

    Funerals set for 3 of 4 slain in the Waffle House shooting

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-04-27 02:42:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Waffle House employee Stan Brudnicki wears a ribbon on his uniform to honor shooting victims Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The restaurant re-opened Wednesday after four people were killed by a gunman Sunday.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Waffle House employee Stan Brudnicki wears a ribbon on his uniform to honor shooting victims Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The restaurant re-opened Wednesday after four people were killed by a gunman Sunday.
    A Nashville community has rallied to support the victims of a weekend shooting at a Waffle House by stopping by to get a meal after the restaurant re-opened.More >>
    A Nashville community has rallied to support the victims of a weekend shooting at a Waffle House by stopping by to get a meal after the restaurant re-opened.More >>
  • Investigators: DNA from genealogy site caught serial killer

    Investigators: DNA from genealogy site caught serial killer

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-04-27 02:42:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, left, talks to reporters about the arrest Joesph James DeAngelo, seen in photo, on suspicion of committing a string of violent crimes in the 1970's and 1980's after a news conference. ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, left, talks to reporters about the arrest Joesph James DeAngelo, seen in photo, on suspicion of committing a string of violent crimes in the 1970's and 1980's after a news conference. ...
    The suspected Golden State Killer became less prolific but deadlier after losing his job as a police officer.More >>
    The suspected Golden State Killer became less prolific but deadlier after losing his job as a police officer.More >>
  • 'The real Bill Cosby': Comedian convicted of sexual assault

    'The real Bill Cosby': Comedian convicted of sexual assault

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-04-27 02:41:46 GMT
    Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial are kicking off a second day of deliberations by revisiting the testimony of a star defense witness who cast doubt on accuser Andrea Constand's credibility.More >>
    Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial are kicking off a second day of deliberations by revisiting the testimony of a star defense witness who cast doubt on accuser Andrea Constand's credibility.More >>
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