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Local reaction to Rhode Island native Sean Spicer's resignation Video included

Sean Spicer may have had a short run as White House Press Secretary but it was certainly a memorable one.

Tracking Great Whites on Cape Cod Video included

CAPE COD, M.A. (WLNE) — Researchers from the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy have tagged more than 100 Great White Sharks in the waters off of Cape..

New study reveals benefits of volunteering for seniors

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By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)—Two longitudinal studies conducted by the Corporation for National ..

New Signs Tell the Story of Rocky Point

New Signs Tell the Story of Rocky Point Video included

Many Rhode Islanders of a certain age can come up with a list of Rocky Point memories like it was just yesterday.  A new project unveiled Friday might give you a reason to revisit the park 22 years after it closed.

Sale of Providence alternative radio station means big changes for listeners Video included

Thousands of alternative music fans tune into WBRU every day. Now the station is being sold, and that has many listeners wondering what's next.

Motorcycle crash claims life of Millis man in Foxborough

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FOXBOROUGH, M.A. (WLNE) — Massachusetts State Police are investigating a motorcycle crash..

Last of Quonset museum's aircraft getting shipped out Video included

By Alana Cerrone acerrone@abc6.com @Alana_Cerrone NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WLNE) - On Route 4, there's a sign for the Quonset Air Museum. But the museum's been closed for over 2 years now, and today one of the last remaining historic aircraft was being packed up and shipped out. It’s an A-4F Skyhawk, the same kind Senator John McCain flew in when he was gunned down in Vietnam. It's heading to its new home at a museum in Alabama. "It's a cool airplane. It completes p...

Woman texting while driving rolls car in Mansfield

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By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 MANSFIELD, M.A. (WLNE) — A 20-year-old female is was cited with texting while driving after ..

Gas leak causes evacuations in Lincoln

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 LINCOLN, R.I. (WLNE) — Crews in Lincoln are working to contain a gas leak Friday afternoon...

ABC6 Honors: Civilian soldier who searches for missing people Video included

When people go missing in Southern New England it’s only so long before law enforcement has to call off their search. That often leaves the family of the missing person feeling hopeless. That’s when civilian soldier Bill McIntosh steps into action. He has recently made it his mission to bring these families closure. And he will stop at nothing to make it happen.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders replaces Spicer as press secretary

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WASHINGTON (AP) — New York financier Anthony Scaramucci has been formally ..

UPDATE: Former Newport police sergeant sentenced to six months in prison Video included

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Former Newport police sergeant who pleaded guilty to stealing thousands from the police union...

Providence City Council passes ATV task force resolution

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The Providence City Council voted unanimously to create a task force to help crack down...

Wife of Donald Eugene Webb reveals new details to police Video included

Authorities revealing new information today about a decades old murder of a Pennsylvania cop.

Male shot in New Bedford, police investigating

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW BEDFORD, M.A. (WLNE) — Police are investigating a shooting that sent a male to the ..

Johnston Police seize 47 marijuana plants from home

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 JOHNSTON, R.I. (WLNE) — A man was arrested Thursday afternoon after police seized 47 ..

Pawtucket Police seek robbery suspect

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By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE) — Cranston Police are seeking assistance identifying and locating..

Local shelter pets tied to tennis star's success Video included

For every ace John Isner serves at the Newport Hall of Fame Open,it's one more point for him and 10 more meals for the pets at the South Coast Humane Society & Shelter. 

Breaking and entering suspect assaults witness with prosthetic arm

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By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FREETOWN, M.A. (WLNE) — Freetown Police announced the arrest of a local man for assaulting an i

Fall River's mayor weighs in after second teacher arrested Video included

The mayor of Fall River is now weighing in after another middle school teacher was arrested. Thirty-five-year-old Matthew Labriola, a special education teacher at Morton Middle School, is accused of intentionally bumping into nine girls at the Providence Place Mall and groping them. 

Fall River shop offers free gowns for brides impacted by Alfred Angelo closure Video included

By John Krinjak @johnkrinjak FALL RIVER, MA (WLNE) - Some local brides-to-be are getting some much needed help after their bridal gowns were pulled out from under them. The sudden, stunning closure of Alfred Angelo left women scrambling to find that all important gown for the big day. But the generosity of another store's owner is giving them a shot at walking down the aisle in style. When Morwondor Suomie of Providence found out her wedding dress wasn't going to be ready in time...

Coast Guard Working to Prevent Oil Spills in New Bedford Harbor

Coast Guard Working to Prevent Oil Spills in New Bedford Harbor Video included

New Bedford Harbor has an oil spill problem.  It's not one big spill plaguing the harbor that getting a lot of attention, but dozens of small spills that are starting to add up.  

Local jewelry store owner arrested in multi-million dollar fraud scheme

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE R.I. (WLNE) – The owner of Kent Jewelry, a wholesale distributor based out of Johnston is accused of swindling ...

Man who robbed, set fire to bank, sentenced to prison

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By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – A Providence man was sentenced Thursday morning to serve ..

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County coroner says Linkin Park singer ..

Teen suspect in Cranston murder appears in court

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

List of cooling shelters open to the public in Pawtucket

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Cooling shelters in Pawtucket are in place to keep people cool amidst the summer heat wave...

Cranston library hires goats from local farm to chomp at invasive plants

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 CRANSTON, R.I. – Dozens of goats invaded Cranston’s Central Library after they were hired to chomp away at invasive plants outside such as poison ivy...

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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