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RI State Police arrest 2, respond to high number of motor vehicle crashes

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Rhode Island State Troopers made two arrests while responding to an unusually high number...

Raccoon jumps on police windshield

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 DENVER, Colo. (WLNE) — A police officer in Colorado was on his way to an accident when a raccoon jumped onto his windshield...

Pawtucket names RI's first female police chief

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE) – The Pawtucket Police Department swore in their first female Police Chief Friday ...

Police: Pedestrian hit, killed by car while crossing street

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Police say a pedestrian is dead after he was hit by a car as he was crossing the street...

What is CTE? Local brain expert weighs in

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy--or CTE--is a degenerative brain disease in which the brain deteriorates in a way similar to Alzheimer's. "That happens when there's multiple head trauma, generally occurring over time," said Dr. William White, a brain expert at Brain in Play International in Warwick. Dr. White says what jumped out at him the most about Hernandez was the fact that...

URI clinic to help smokers quit

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 KINGSTON, R.I. (WLNE) — The University of Rhode Island is launching a new effort to help the community...

Foxboro library censorship exhibit taken down

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FOXBORO, Mass. (WLNE) — An exhibit on censorship at the Boyden Library in Foxboro was taken down after complaints...

RI State Police ‘Vintage Cruiser Show’ happening Sunday

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 SCITUATE, R.I. (WLNE) — It will be a blast from the past at the Rhode Island State Police Headquarters in Scituate...

UPDATE: Police identify the two men hospitalized after live wire accident Video included

Two men were rushed to the hospital Thursday night after the ladder they were working on got tangled in the middle of live power lines. The men were working on the roof of a home on Chestnut Hill Avenue, when the metal ladder tipped off the roof and landed on high tension lines. 

Father kills son, then himself in Foxboro Video included

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FOXBORO, Mass. (WLNE) — Foxboro and Massachusetts State Police are investigating a murder-suicide...

Two people shot on Manton Ave in Providence

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Police are investigating the violence that sent two people to the hospital Thursday...

Attleboro Library book returned 78 years late

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WLNE) — An overdue library book was returned to the Attleboro Public Library 78 years late...

Aaron Hernandez's estate suing NFL, Patriots over evidence of brain disease Video included

Lawyers for former Patriot Aaron Hernandez announced late Thursday afternoon that they will sue the NFL and the Patriots over the results of a newly-released brain study. According to the study, Hernandez, who committed suicide earlier this year, suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy--a severe brain disease. 

Photographs document scary moments at Point Judith Video included

By Bianca Buono bbuono@abc6.com @BBuonoABC6 A rescue at Point Judith was all caught on camera. An angler was caught in waves churned up by Tropical Storm Jose. The images show just how dangerous it is out there this week. "All of a sudden he was taken back by a wave,” said Mike Laptew of Mike Laptew Photography. Laptew was at the coast Wednesday documented the big waves. "As an underwater cinematographer I'm often shooting seascapes below water but when th...

Dartmouth Animal Control seeks support for injured cat

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 DARTMOUTH, MA (WLNE) – Dartmouth Animal Control is seeking the help of the public in supporting a local cat that was shot ...

Construction Begins on New Food Co-Op in Providence

Construction Begins on New Food Co-Op in Providence Video included

Construction is underway in a neighborhood in Providence that some would call a "food desert."  Right now, there isn't much access to affordable, fresh food in that neighborhood.  A new food co–op is hoping to change that.

Father charged in infant's death denied bail

Ryan Beeley. Courtesy of the Warwick Police Department. Ryan Beeley. Courtesy of the Warwick Police Department.

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island father accused of killing his infant daughter..

Suspect sought in Mansfield convenience store robbery

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 MANSFIELD, MA. (WLNE) – Mansfield police are seeking the help of the public to identify the man who robbed a local...

Parents in Scituate fed up with bullying Video included

Several families in Scituate are fed up with bullying in schools. Making it worse, parents who spoke to ABC 6, say the district is denying that there's a problem.

Drew Peterson likely to appeal to US Supreme Court

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An attorney for Drew Peterson says he'll likely appeal an Illinois ..

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  • UPDATE: Police identify the two men hospitalized after live wire accident

    UPDATE: Police identify the two men hospitalized after live wire accident

    Two men were rushed to the hospital Thursday night after the ladder they were working on got tangled in the middle of live power lines. The men were working on the roof of a home on Chestnut Hill Avenue, when the metal ladder tipped off the roof and landed on high tension lines. 

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    Two men were rushed to the hospital Thursday night after the ladder they were working on got tangled in the middle of live power lines. The men were working on the roof of a home on Chestnut Hill Avenue, when the metal ladder tipped off the roof and landed on high tension lines. 

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    Parents in Scituate fed up with bullying

    Several families in Scituate are fed up with bullying in schools. Making it worse, parents who spoke to ABC 6, say the district is denying that there's a problem.

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    Several families in Scituate are fed up with bullying in schools. Making it worse, parents who spoke to ABC 6, say the district is denying that there's a problem.

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  • Attleboro Library book returned 78 years late

    Attleboro Library book returned 78 years late

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WLNE) — An overdue library book was returned to the Attleboro Public Library 78 years late...

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WLNE) — An overdue library book was returned to the Attleboro Public Library 78 years late...

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