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Pawtucket sailor dies following 6 story fall

Pawtucket sailor dies following 6 story fall

A Pawtucket sailor died after falling six stories from the barracks at a Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia on Tuesday. Authorities say say 21–year–old Louis Hayman and another sailor were fighting when at some point he went off the balcony and fell to the ground.

North Smithfield Teacher charged with stealing from school

By: Dee DeQuattroEmail: ddequattro@abc6.comTwitter: @deedequattroA teacher from North Smithfield Police Department has been arrested for allegedly stealing $6,866 from the school department. 29-year-old Brian Chuey was arrested and charged with two counts of felony larceny.(C) WLNE-TV 2014

119 unaccompanied children placed with sponsors

By The Associated Pressnews@abc6.comPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ The federal government says that over 100 unaccompanied immigrant children have been placed individually with sponsors in Rhode Island this year.The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported Thursday that 119 children who arrived at the southern border illegally were united with sponsors in the state between Jan. 1 and July 7. Sponsors are usually parents, relatives or family friends. Gov. Lincoln Chafee has said he ha...

ABC 6's Doreen Scanlon takes home Best Female Morning News Anchor award

By News Staff news@abc6.com ABC 6 News anchor Doreen Scanlon took home “Best Female Morning News Anchor” as voted on by Rhode Island Monthly Voters Thursday night. The annual Best of Rhode Island event took place at PPAC in front of a sold out crowd. All of us at ABC 6 News are very proud of her!(C) WLNE/TV 2014

Campaign to keep Wison's of Wickford open underway Video included

By Mark Curtis Customers streamed into Wilson’s of Wickford Thursday morning, but will it be enough to save the 70 year old store? Faced with closing down next Monday, the owners are doing a "Crowd Tilt" funding campaign hoping to raise $148,000 to keep the doors open. They are better than halfway there. "You know our grandfather started the business; my dad is still active; there's elements of the fourth generation here working on a weekly basis; we'd all like to continue," says VP Jim Wils...

Providence schools announce $3 million grant Video included

By News Staff Providence education officials announcing a new $3 million grant that will be used to create two new innovative schools in the capital city. The grant was won through a competition by the Carnegie Corporation, with the goal to build innovative educational plans that will help students achieve, while closing any educational gaps. “When we talk about differentiating instruction quote unquote, it's not just differentiating between a single grade span, when in reality it's students ...

High bacteria found at Scarborough Beach

By The Associated Pressnews@abc6.comNARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) _ State health officials have recommended the closure to swimming of a beach in Narragansett because of high bacteria counts. The Rhode Island Department of Health said Thursday that water quality tests will continue at Scarborough Beach. The beach will be recommended for reopening when bacteria levels return to within acceptable limits. The department monitors water quality regularly from Memorial Day through Labor Day to make s...

Whole Foods recalls items made with recalled fruit

By The Associated Pressnews@abc6.comPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ Whole Foods Market is recalling tarts and squares made with stone fruit that could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.The Rhode Island Department of Health on Thursday says the items were made in Whole Foods stores in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut.They include tarts and squares made with peaches, nectarines, and plums from Wawona Packing Co. Wawona Packing recalled the fruit this week.The items were sold betwee...

North Prov. woman sues town over sewage floods

Nicole Brazier@NicoleBrazierTVNBrazier@abc6.comNORTH PROVIDENCE - "The problem was in the sewer. And when they backed up... the problem became mine," said 86 year old Teresa Lepore. She's had enough... 5 bouts of flooding over the last 3 decades have caused so much damage to her Angell Rd. Home that the basement apartment had to be completely gutted. The worst part: the flooding consisted of raw sewage – backed up from waste pipes. "This last time I really got weak in the knees... And, um, I...

Man accused of inappropriatly touching young girl due in court

Bristol man pleads not guilty to assaulting girl in pool Video included

By News Staffnews@abc6.comA local man has been accused of touching a 10-year-old girl in a local pool.Police say 63-year-old Raymond Dubord of Bristol was in the pool at the HealthTrax gym in East Providence when he approached the girl.Duborn then apparently tried to talk with her, swam up to her and touched her.One of the girl’s family members reported the incident.Dubord is being charged with simple assault.He is a registered sex offender.© WLNE-TV 2014

Woman gets arm run over in carjacking

By News Staff news@abc6.com Fall River Police are searching for the suspect involved in a carjacking that injured a 66-year-old woman. The incident happened Thursday morning on North Main Street. Police say the woman was standing outside of her SUV when a man jumped into the driver's seat. The woman tried to stop him but she was knocked to the ground. The suspect ran over her arm as he drove off. Police are searching for a gray 2012 Kia Soul with Massachusetts plates. The suspect is describ...

19-year-old woman killed in accident on 295 on ramp

By: Dee DeQuattroEmail:ddequattro@abc6.comTwitter:@deedequattroA 19-year-old woman was killed in a single car accident on an on ramp to 295 North from 37 West. State Police say Brianna Higgins was the only passenger in the vehicle when she struck a guardrail on the on ramp around 11 p.m. Wednesday night. She was transported to the hospital where she died of internal injuries. The cause of the crash is still under investigation. According to State Police she had just left her Warwick home a sh...

Two suspects arrested in 2x4 beating incident

By: Dee DeQuattroEmail: ddequattro@abc6.comTwitter:@deedequattroA man is in serious condition after being beaten with a two-by-four behind a bar on Federal Hill Wednesday evening. The fight broke out between four men around 6 p.m. One of the men then picked up the board and began to beat one of the others. 

Woman dies after being pulled from the water at Swifts Beach

By: Dee DeQuattroEmail: ddequattro@abc6.comTwitter: @deedequattroA woman has died after being pulled from the water at Swifts Beach in Wareham on Wednesday. Emergency crews were call to the beach around 11:30 a.m. for a drowning incident. 64-year-old Carol Whitney was pulled from the water and CPR was administered. Whitney was then transported to Tobey Hospital where she passed away.(C) WLNE-TV 2014

Stop the Violence signs show up in Providence Video included

By Matt Blanchettemblanchette@abc6.comtwitter: @mattblanchetteThe rash of recent violence in the capital city inspired one local businessman to do something to raise awareness. Residents may have seen these signs that say "stop the violence" on 95 near Providence. They're being made by Gary Wallace, who owns a printing business in the city. The life–long resident had his daughter design the signs to put on overpasses and hopefully make a difference. "The youth here our out of control and we h...

Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

By: The Associated PressEmail: news@abc6.comTwitter: @abc6ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - Authorities say a flight operated by Air Algerie carrying 110 passengers and a crew of six has disappeared from the radar on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers.

Former Market Basket CEO offers to buy company

By: News StaffEmail: news@abc6.comTwitter: @abc6Arthur T Demoulas, the Former Chief Executive Officer of the Market Basket, has made an offer to buy the company. The Boston Globe reports that Demoulas has made a fair offer to purchase the company after he was fired in June over a family feud with his cousin Arthur "S" Demoulas. Since his firing employees have fought for him to be reinstated. workers have protested, stores have stopped taking deliveries and are running low on supplies and cust...

Newport city councilman arrested for assault

Newport city councilman arrested for assault Video included

By: Dee DeQuattroEmail: Ddequattro@abc6.comTwitter: @deedequattroA Newport City Councilman has been arrested for simple assault after an incident with a contractor over a ladder. State Police say City Councilor Michael Farley assaulted 41-year-old Kevin Schiavone who was working on a house next door to his back in June. ABC6 News reporter Mike LaCrosse spoke to both Farley and Schiavone after the incident and both men told different stories. Farley claimed that Schiavone stole his ladder but...

Hundreds attend solidarity rally for Israel in Providence Video included

Songs and prayers for Israel and its citizens dominated Wednesday night's solidarity rally at the Jewish Community Center in Providence.

Two men arraigned for deadly home invasion last October

By News Staff news@abc6.com Two men arrested for attacking an elderly man during a home invasion in Providence were arraigned today on murder charges. Prosecutors say 24–year–old Joel Valdez and 40–year–old Wilbert Richardson rushed into the apartment of Jonathan Angilly in October and attacked him. Angilly's landlord, 78–year–old Delor Dean Cabral heard the fight and tried to help. That's when prosecutors say the two men turned on him, broke his neck and left him for dead. Cabral lived for ...

McKee calls out Mollis on 38 Studios investigation Video included

By Mark Curtis Cumberland mayor Dan McKee is heading to the Rhode IslandState House to lodge more complaints about the 38 studios deal. McKee says Secretary of State Ralph Mollis knew two years ago that Michael Corso was working as an unregistered lobbyist for 38 studios but that Mollis did not launch an investigation until a few months ago. "Well I think it is clear in 2012, that he knew and he didn't do anything there so it would be interesting,” says Mayor McKee. “You know where there is s...

Bristol man arrested on child porn charges

By News Staff news@abc6.com A Bristol man who had worked with the disabled was arrested on child porn charges Wednesday morning. Matthew Antig–Nano, 31, is accused of sending pictures and videos of child pornography over the internet. Police say the images were found on his computer when they searched his home on Matacom Ave. Antig–Nano was recently employed by "Looking Upwards" in Middletown, a non-profit organization that supports people with disabilities. Authorities say his job did not p...

One dead after single car crash in Coventry

By Tanner Jubenvillenews@abc6.comCOVENTRY, R.I. - Police responded to a one car crash that occurred around 1:49 a.m. July 23 in the area of 1800 Plainfield Pike. The lone occupant, 35-year-old Scott Deware of Sterling, Conn., was pronounced dead at the scene. Police believe Deware lost control of his vehicle while traveling westbound on Plainfield Pike about one mile from the Conn. line. The accident remain under investigation.(C) WLNE/TV 2014

Two stabbed in altercation at New Bedford café

By News Staffnews@abc6.comTwo men were stabbed in an altercation at a New Bedford café Wednesday.The incident happened at around 2:45 p.m. at Al’s Café on Belleville Avenue.Police say two men entered the café and an argument began with two other men.The argument turned physical and two of the men were stabbed.One man was stabbed in the arm and taken to St. Luke’s Hospital. The second was stabbed in the stomach and Taken to Rhode Island Hospital.The seriousness of their injuries is unknown. Th...

Fall River Police search shooting suspect

By News Staff news@abc6.com Fall River Police are offering a cash reward to try and track down a shooting suspect they say is armed and dangerous. Nathaniel Anton Lewis, 27, is wanted in a July 6th shooting on Shove Street. He's facing several charges including attempted murder. Lewis's last known address is 70 Barrows Street in Fall River. He also has ties to the Boston area.(C) WLNE/TV 2014

Town spending thousands on temporary Dartmouth police headquarters

By Nicole Brazier@NicoleBrazierTVnbrazier@abc6.comDartmouth Police Officers have been working from their parking lot for several months after Legionnaires Disease was found inside the police station.Now, they may never be able to use that building again.Modulars and trailers in the police station parking lot were supposed to be a temporary solution lasting maybe a few weeks.But this new “headquarters” is now costing the town more than $10,000 per month.The 80 employees of the Dartmouth Police...

Unemployment rate for veterans is high, could rise further

Unemployment rate for veterans is high, could rise further Video included

By: Melissa Randallmrandall@abc6.com Finding a job in this economy isn't easy, especially in Rhode Island which has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country. That task is even more difficult for veterans who are facing even more employment challenges when they return home. When members of the military serve over seas their jobs aren't always waiting for them at home. The search for a new one can mean months without a paycheck. For Jonathan Bermudez, 25, the transition from the b...

Women & Infants Hospital settles lawsuit with Massachusetts

By: Dee DeQuattroEmail: ddequattro@abc6.comTwitter: @deedequattroWomen Infants Hospital of Rhode Island has settled a case with the state of the Massachusetts for failing to protect confidential information of more than 12,000 patients in Massachusetts. The hospital will pay $150,000 for a data breach that took place in Nov. of 2012. Information including patient names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, dates of exams, doctors names and ultrasound images were part of the breach. “Pers...

Man charged with killing parents pleads not guilty

By News Staffnews@abc6.comThe Associated PressA North Providence man accused of killing his parents in their home last summer has pleaded not guilty.Thirty-seven-year-old Mark Yu entered the not guilty plea Wednesday to two charges of murder.He is accused of killing 60-year-old Young Yu and 61-year-old Yeon Yu at their home in July 2013. Authorities have said the Yus had been dead for about two days when their bodies were found wrapped in bedding. The cause of death was determined to be blunt...

Near drowning leaves woman in critical condition in Wareham

By Alana Cerroneacerrone@abc6.comA woman is in critical condition after nearly drowning at Swifts Beach in Wareham on Wednesday.Police say they responded to the beach around 11:30 a.m. and found people attempting to perform CPR on an adult female. Officers continued CPR on the woman until EMS arrived and took her to Tobey Hospital.Witnesses say she was swimming just prior to the incident.Her condition remains critical at this time, and her identity is being withheld.© WLNE-TV 2014

Many in Haiti still displaced by 2010 earthquake Video included

By News Staffnews@abc6.comDozens of people came to Providence Tuesday night to help people in need.The event was a fundraiser for the “Haiti Community Outreach” organization, which raises money to help people suffering from the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti.Rhode Island has a large number of Haitian-American residents.People at the event dined on Haitian food and bid on auction items.Stephanie Charles, who is with the organization, says, "Well we want to help communities in Haiti that ...

$400 worth of lobsters stolen from fisherman's boat

Lobsters were stolen from a crate on this dock in Wickford Lobsters were stolen from a crate on this dock in Wickford

By Alana Cerroneacerrone@abc6.comA local fisherman who sells his fresh catch out of his boat is dealing with a larceny of lobsters.Saturday night, a crate full of cull lobsters, which are lobsters with only one claw, was stolen right from the ‘End o Main Lobster’ boat at the town wharf in Wickford.About 30-35 lobsters were stolen, valued at anywhere from $350-$400.The company is working with North Kingstown to find the suspect but unfortunately the surveillance camera was not setup properly o...

Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down

By: The Associated PressEmail: News@abc6.comTwitter: @abc6KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry. The Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down 1:30 p.m. local time Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila.Defense Ministry spokesman Oleksiy Dmitrashkovsky says the planes may have been carrying up to two crew members each.(C) WLNE-TV/ The Associated Press

Block, Fung announce policy plans if elected

By: Mark CurtisEmail: mcurtis@abc6.comIn seven weeks Rhode Island primary voters will head to polls and the Republican race for governor is really heating up.Candidate Ken Block held a press conference at the DMV on Tuesday saying he'll reform that agency, if elected.The DMV still has a multi-million dollar contract dispute with computer maker Hewlett-Packard and wait-times for customers are still long."Wait times at this department are at a three-year high. We've been asking people as they w...

Family of six escapes Providence fire Video included

By: Dee DeQuattroEmail: ddequattro@abc6.comTwitter: @deedequattroA family of six is safe after escaping a morning fire at their home on Admiral Street. The fire started around 3:30 a.m. on the third floor of the three family home. No one was injured. The family is now be assisted by the Red Cross.(C) WLNE-TV 2014

Woonsocket man faces code violations for holiday displays

Nicole Brazier @NicoleBrazierTVnbrazier@abc6.comWOONSOCKET - On a hot July day, David Densmore sits on the porch of his Blackstone St. house, and reads the laundry list of violations he'll face Wednesday in housing court in Woonsocket....issues he says the city has with the materials he uses to build his famous Halloween and Christmas displays each winter. Issues, he also says, he's taken care of. "We already removed everything. We had trucks coming in and taking all the wood away! It all dis...

Dee from the Desk: Democrats get their hands dirty

The first official jabs in the Democratic primary are being delivered in the latest round of television ads. Gina Raimondo is taking aim at Taveras claiming he has caused the city to bleed jobs by raising taxes on commercial properties.

Former Sharon resident living in Israel responds to FAA flight suspension Video included

All flights from the U.S. into Israel's busiest airport in Tel Aviv have been suspended. The FAA’s decision came after a rocket fired by Hamas landed near the airport on Tuesday. ABC 6 News spoke with a former Sharon resident living in the country and her family still living in the United States about the decision.

Firefighters battle truck fire in Coventry

Courtesy of Rich Collins Courtesy of Rich Collins

By News Staff news@abc6.com Coventry Fire crews battled a massive tractor trailer fire Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the fire on Centre of New England Boulevard near the Home Depot. Members of the department say West Warwick, Warwick and Johnston firefighters were called to the scene to help. No word on any injuries. Police say the fire marshals office is investigating.(C) WLNE/TV 2014

New arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks

By The Associated Pressnews@abc6.comBOSTON (AP) _ A man believed to have provided the gun used by Boston Marathon bombing suspects to kill a college police officer has been arrested on drug and weapon charges. Stephen Silva made an initial appearance in federal court Tuesday on charges related to heroin trafficking and possession of a handgun with an obliterated serial number. Two people with knowledge of the investigation say the gun is the one that was used to kill Massachusetts Institu...

Immigration issue enters RI Governor's race Video included

By Mark Curtis As the immigration crisis now heats up at the southern border, it's also entering the race for Rhode Island Governor. Republican Ken Block pointing to a 2003 resolution from then Cranston city councilor Allan Fung, supporting the national "Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride". "It's shocking that a Republican candidate for Governor would support full amnesty, without addressing the larger problem of uncontrolled immigration in this country" says Block. The "Immigrant Workers Freedom...

The Providence Journal sells for $46 million Video included

By News Staff news@abc6.com The Providence Journal has been sold for $46 million in cash to a company out of New York. New Media Investment Group and the Journal’s parent company, A.H. Belo Corporation made the announcement Tuesday afternoon in separate press releases. The sale includes all of the print and digital elements of the paper. The Journal went up for sale last December. A.H. Belo blamed sharply declining readership and ad revenue mainly because of internet competition.The deal is ...

Sentencing in fatal drunk driving crash delayed Video included

By: Alexandra Cowleyacowley@abc6.comThe man convicted of killing his girlfriend in a drunk driving crash, breaks down in court. His sentence is now delayed. Brandon Borge has already plead no contest to the 2012 drunk driving crash in which he lost his girlfriend and both of his legs. He was supposed to learn his sentence today, but Borge broke down, explaining his confusion with the proceedings. "The thing is, I don't remember anything so I'm going by whatever I read in the papers," said Bor...

American flags atop Brooklyn Bridge mysteriously replaced Video included

By Alana Cerroneacerrone@abc6.comThe NYPD is investigating a mysterious incident that happened at the Brooklyn Bridge.The American flags that usually fly atop the span have been replaced by white flags.Authorities believe they may be painted over American flags, as the stars and stripes are faintly visible underneath.There is surveillance video, but so far no arrests have been made.Crews took the flags down this morning.© WLNE-TV 2014

Proposed gun range ordinance controversy in Tiverton Video included

By Dana Griffin dgriffin@abc6.com @DanaRgriffin TIVERTON, RI- Gun range enthusiasts are concerned about a proposed ordinance that makes an 81–year-old gun club essentially illegal to operate. The proposed ordinance was allegedly adopted from a similar ordinance in Maine, but conflicts with Rhode Island state law. In Tiverton, outdoor and indoor gun ranges may be subject to stricter rules and regulations if the proposed licensing ordinance is approved by the city council. Tiverton Rod and Gun ...

Attorney: Dispute over Patriots records resolved

By: Dee DeQuattroEmail: ddequattro@abc6.comTwitter: @deedequattro Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will appear in Fall River Superior court today for a status hearing in the Odin Lloyd murder case.  

Sentencing delayed for man in drunk driving crash

By: Dee DeQuattroEmail: ddequattro@abc6.comTwitter:@deedequattroThe sentencing of a man who pleaded no contest to killing his girlfriend in a drunk driving accident has been delayed after an emotional outburst in the courtroom. Brandon Borge was set to be sentenced for a 2012 car accident in Cranston that killed Barbara Ellis. Borge lost both legs in the crash. Borge told the court that the whole process is confusing for him since he does not remember the accident. The Judge pushed the senten...

Police: Neighbors helped lead officers to vehicle break-in suspects

Devin O'Loughlin, Kyle Simons Devin O'Loughlin, Kyle Simons

By Alana Cerroneacerrone@abc6.comTwo men and one juvenile have been arrested in Tiverton after neighbors alerted police to the suspects breaking into nearby vehicles.Police say residents called headquarters Monday evening to notify them of the break-ins.When police responded to the area of Haskins Ave., three suspects attempted to flee but were caught after a brief foot pursuit.19-year-old Devin O’Loughlin and 20-year-old Kyle Simons, along with a third juvenile, were arrested.Police found pr...

Donor replaces bows stolen from state program

By Ciara Spellernews@abc6.comDue to a generous donation, the Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Fish Wildlife has been able to replace 12 Genesis bows that were stolen during a break-in at a DEM facility in early June. After Johnston orthopedic surgeon and avid hunter A. Robert Buonanno, MD, heard about the break-in, he immediately donated $1,100 to replace the missing bows and help the programs get back on track. The loss of the training equipment impacted DEM field day ...

Red Cross calling for blood donations to avoid 'emergency situation'

By Alana Cerroneacerrone@Abc6.comA blood shortage has sparked the American Red Cross to make an urgent call for donors.Officials say donations through the Red Cross are down by about 8% over the last 11 weeks. That means there are about 80,000 fewer donations than expected.With donor numbers on the decline, the Red Cross says the shortfall could potentially cause an emergency situation in the coming weeks.All eligible donors are encouraged to donate blood. All blood types are needed and encou...

Eastside Marketplace being purchased by Stop & Shop owner

By Alana Cerroneacerrone@abc6.comA popular East Side market is being bought by the company that operates Stop Shop.Eastside Marketplace owner Scott Laurans confirmed Tuesday that a deal is in place with Ahold USA, the parent company of Stop Shop and Giant supermarkets, to purchase the Pitman Street market.Laurans says he plans to keep the existing 168 employees and management team in place, and will continue to operate the business as “Eastside Marketplace”.He will remain in an advisory rol...

Providence murder suspect held without bail

Providence murder suspect held without bail Video included

By: Melissa Randall mrandall@abc6.com The man accused of gunning down a young Providence father is being held without bail. Tuesday morning Justice Andrade went before a judge in the capitol cities 10th murder of the year. Andrade walked into the courtroom wearing a blue t–shirt and handcuffs. The 20–year–old was formally charged with the murder of Ty–Shon Perry. Noplea was entered. It happened in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police say Andrade shot and killed the Perry, who was a...

Providence Police officer struck by van

By: Dee DeQuattroEmail: ddequattro@abc6.comTwitter: @deedequattroA Providence Police officer was treated for injuries after being struck by a van last night. The officer was on a bike patrol in the intersection of Westminster and Exchange Street around 9 p.m. when he was struck. He suffered minor injuries and was transported to the hospital as a precaution. The officer is expected to make a full recovery. The man driving the van has been issued a courts summons for driving with an expired lic...

Suspect in deadly Providence shooting due in court

Suspect in deadly Providence shooting due in court Video included

By: Melissa Randall mrandall@abc6.com The man accused of killing a young father from Providence is due in court Tuesday morning. The suspect, Justice Andrade, turned himself into police Monday afternoon. An arrest warrant was issued over the weekend. Andrade is accused of shooting Ty-Shon Perry early Saturday morning at the intersection of Allston and River Avenue’s. Perry later died at the hospital. Investigators say Perry was not the intended target. His family tells ABC6 the 20-year-o...

Two men arrested in Rehoboth break in

By News Staff news@abc6.com Two Mansfield men were arrested Monday night after police caught them inside a home in Rehoboth. Police say they received a call for a suspicious auto that was seen pulling around to the back of the residence. The home-owner had recently been admitted to the Hospital, according to police. When police arrived on scene, the side window of the garage had been opened. Police conducted a search where they located Alex Troy, 22, and Joseph Coughlin, 26 in the garage. ...

New Bedford Market Basket workers among thousands to protest Video included

Dozens of Market Basket employees lined the entrance of the New Bedford store Monday in an effort to get their former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas reinstated. The workers were among thousands across the region to take part in similar protests.

UPDATE: Justice Andrade turns himself in for death of Ty-shon Perry Video included

By Dana Griffin dgriffin@abc6.com @DanaRgriffin PROVIDENCE, RI- Police are looking for 20-year old Justice Andrade in connection with Saturday’s shooting death of Ty-shon Perry, 20. Police believe Andrade is armed and dangerous. The Saturday morning shooting occurred around 2 a.m. near the intersection of Allston Street and River Avenue. Anyone with information is asked to contact Providence Police. ©2014 ABC6/WLNE-TV. All Rights Reserved.

Fire crews fight fire at Lincoln auto repair shop Video included

By: Dee DeQuattroEmail: Ddequattro@abc6.comTwitter: @Dee DeQuattroFire crews are on scene at a structure fire in Lincoln. The fire broke out at George’s Repair Towing shortly before 2 p.m. There are reports that a firefighter may have been injured during the blaze. It took about an hour to control the flames. ABC6 is on scene and will bring you the latest when it is available.(C) WLNE-TV 2014

New Bedford fire chief warns residents after series of fires Video included

By: Alexandra Cowleyacowley@abc6.comA series of unexplained fires in New Bedfordhas the fire chief calling on the public for help. All of the fires were started at businesses. Most were in the middle of the night. The fire chief says whenever they can't find a cause for a fire that starts that in the middle of the night, it's a concern. He's hoping to put an end to them before someone gets hurt.In the last ten days, 4 business owners in New Bedford have taken a hit. Some more than others, but...

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Sheriff Hodgson Returns from Southern Border; More Immigration Debate Video included

Twitter: @markcurtisABC6 email: mcurtis@abc6.com As the U.S. deals with thousands of children being brought across the border illegally, many others states are being asked to care for some of these kids."We're a country of laws, and we can't start to break those laws down," said Sheriff Tom Hodgson, of Bristol County Massachusetts.The Sheriff of Bristol County, Massachusetts just returned from a fact-finding trip to the Texas border.He says Governor Deval Patrick’s willingness to house 1,000 ...

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