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ABC6 rides along on holiday DUI patrol with Woonsocket Police Video included

Police officers all across the state are stepping up patrols on one of the biggest drinking nights of the year.  At 8PM this Thanksgiving Eve, Officer Jason Berthelette of the Woonsocket Police Department is just beginning his shift on DUI detail. "To look for impaired drivers obviously a radar gun, we'll check for speed. Portable breath test, which is kind of a smaller unit...

Three men shot in one day in Providence

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence Police responded to a shooting early Wednesday ..

Thirteen arrested for failure to pay child support

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By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6   PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Thirteen men were arrested on Wednesday for failure to ...

Two men shot in Providence

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Police are investigating a shooting Wednesday afternoon that..

RI State Police increase patrols for Thanksgiving holiday

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Rhode Island State Police say more people died..

Former Providence police chief dies Video included

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Former Providence Police Chief Urbano Prignano Jr. has died...

City of Providence announces free holiday parking

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The City of Providence will have free holiday parking starting ..

Robbery suspect sought by North Smithfield Police

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By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WLNE) — A man who was seen grabbing money out of a cash register..

RI State Sen. speaking out about sexism at state house in new Glamour article

State Senator Gayle Goldin is speaking out about sexual harassment and sexism in the Rhode Island State House in a new online article for Glamour Magazine.

The article is titled: “State Senator Gayle Goldin: Why Speaking Out Against Sexual Harassment Backfires for Women in Office.”

Christmas tree shortage not impacting RI business

By: ABC6 News Staff E-mail: News@abc6.com Twitter: @abc6 Reporting by: Melissa Randall WEST GREENWICH, R.I. (WLNE-TV) — It is the most wonderful time of the year...

Warren man dies in single-car crash

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WARREN, R.I. (WLNE) — A 26-year-old Warren man died after a single-car crash in town Tuesday night...

HOLIDAY TRAVEL: DOT officials launch travel initiative

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — Whether it is by plane, train, or automobile, it is going to be a busy couple of days...

ONLY ON ABC6: RI couple scammed

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 COVENTRY, R.I. (WLNE) — In theory, it was supposed to a memorable day for all of the right reasons, but the special day for a Coventry couple...

Navy says 8 people recovered in good condition

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 TOKYO, Japan (AP) — The U.S. Navy says eight people who were recovered from the crash...

Longtime resident, neighbor who rescued him speak out after Providence fire Video included

A family of four is safe and sound after escaping from their burning home in Providence Tuesday. Stories of heartbreak and heroism are emerging from what was a very chaotic scene. The West Street home is a total loss following the fire that broke out around 2PM.

Teen idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' star, dies at 67

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Cassidy of “The Partridge Family” fame has died at age 67.               Publicist JoAnn Geffen released a statement Tuesday evening saying Cassidy had died “surrounded by those he loved.” No further details were immediately available, but Geffen said on Saturday that Cassidy was in a Fort Lauderdale, ...

Walmart in North Kingstown re-opened after hazmat incident

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WLNE) — A local Walmart has been closed after..

Man facing domestic murder charge in death of girlfriend

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

Weight Loss Surgeries Help Woonsocket Couple Have Child

Weight Loss Surgeries Help Woonsocket Couple Have Child

After years of wishing for a baby, Sindia and Luis Hernandez are finally enjoying their first little bundle of joy. 

Girl Scouts: Urging parents to reconsider forcing hugs and kisses this holiday season

As we head into the holiday season the Girl Scouts are pushing out a new message to parents urging them to reconsider forcing their kids to kiss or hug relatives. In an article titled, "Reminder: She Doesn't Owe Anyone a Huge. Not Even At the Holidays" the organization is asking parents to give your daughter space to decide 'when and how she wants to show affection.'

No charges against Central High School assistant principal

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The Central High School assistant principal who resigned after he was caught...

Young boy's wish to go to Disney is granted Video included

By Alana Cerrone acerrone@abc6.com @Alana_Cerrone NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE) - At first Devin Sullivan had no idea why New Bedford police officers brought him to their headquarters. The 10-year-old, who is battling cystic fibrosis, had always wanted to go back to Disney World, which reminded him of his beloved grandfather, who was a police officer "Before my grandfather was sick and died, we went there with him." Today, Devin was surprised with the news that Make-a-Wish ...

Blackstone Police investigate overnight explosion

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 BLACKSTONE, Mass. (WLNE) — Blacktone Police are investigating an overnight explosion that damaged a vehicle...

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    Police officers all across the state are stepping up patrols on one of the biggest drinking nights of the year.  At 8PM this Thanksgiving Eve, Officer Jason Berthelette of the Woonsocket Police Department is just beginning his shift on DUI detail. "To look for impaired drivers obviously a radar gun, we'll check for speed. Portable breath test, which is kind of a smaller unit...

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    Police officers all across the state are stepping up patrols on one of the biggest drinking nights of the year.  At 8PM this Thanksgiving Eve, Officer Jason Berthelette of the Woonsocket Police Department is just beginning his shift on DUI detail. "To look for impaired drivers obviously a radar gun, we'll check for speed. Portable breath test, which is kind of a smaller unit...

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  • Walmart in North Kingstown re-opened after hazmat incident

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WLNE) — A local Walmart has been closed after..

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