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Government Shutdown begins and so does the finger-pointing

By ZEKE MILLER, ANDREW TAYLOR and ALAN FRAM, Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WASHINGTON (AP) – The government shutdown has begun. So has the finger-pointing. President Donald Trump says Democrats wanted...

Pedestrian injured in Lincoln hit and run

By News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 LINCOLN, R.I. (WLNE) – The Lincoln Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify the driver involved in a hit and run accident early Saturday morning. Lincoln Police say ...

AFC Championship game expected to boost Providence economy

By: Chloe Leshner cleshner@abc6.com @cleshnerabc6 PROVIDENCE (WLNE) -- It is a big weekend for Patriots fans and the city of Providence as the AFC Championship game is expected to bring hundreds of thousands of dollars into the city. We all know the Patriots are great at what they do on the field, but they also do great things off the field by helping the local economy. Having the home field advantage and the game right up 95 in Foxboro is a big boost for restaurants and hotels he...

DCYF worker who visited condemned East Providence home placed on administrative leave

By News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – A Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) has been placed on administrative leave after visiting the East Providence home housing...

UPDATE: One East Providence puppy dead after testing positive for parvovirus Video included

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — An East Providence animal shelter is under quarantine...

In Depth Coverage: Sports betting budget proposal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) —Allowing sports betting at Twin River's two Rhode Island locations is one budget proposal garnering quite a bit of attention. The Governor says she wants to get ahead of the Supreme Court ruling, but some lawmakers are skeptical. "I'm not comfortable that money is booked in the budget requiring law changes without an alternative. I think they should've included an alternative,” said House Speaker Nick Mattiello. "Connecticut is go...

Decision to come Monday in Providence principal’s trial

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — Closing arguments have officially wrapped up in the trial of a Providence principal...

One person seriously injured in Avon crash

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 AVON, Mass. (WLNE) — Massachusetts State Police are investigating a crash Friday morning...

After 911 prank, boy vows to call only in an “emerginsy’

Courtesy of Somerville Police Department Courtesy of Somerville Police Department

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police department has received a handwritten apology...

Speaker: Referendum unlikely on PawSox stadium proposal

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s House Speaker says it’s unlikely that lawmakers...

New Bedford police officer’s heroic efforts being praised

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE) — A New Bedford police officer is being hailed a hero for his efforts in the Tinkham Street...

Plow truck hits, kills two horses in Middleboro

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 MIDDLEBORO, Mass. (WLNE) — Two horses were hit and killed by a plow truck in Middleboro...

UPDATE: Two charged for Kennedy Plaza stabbing Video included

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A female has been stabbed at Kennedy Plaza early...

Gov. Raimondo submits $9.4B budget proposal

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Governor Gina Raimondo’s $9.4 billion budget was officially...

Providence Superintendent didn't know about law changes Video included

One last jam-packed day of testimony in the trial of a Providence elementary school principal at the center of a sexual assault scandal. Violet LeMar is accused of failing to report sexual assault complaints against a gym teacher to the DCYF.

Amazon releases finalist cities for second headquarters

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 BOSTON, M.A. (AP) — Amazon is narrowing the list of cities under consideration...

Family injured in Pawtucket hit and run

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE) – Police are searching for the suspect in a hit and run early Thursday morning in Pawtucket. Pawtucket Police say around 5:00 a.m. Thursday officers responded to the area of 435 Weeden Street for a report of a hit and run with pedestrians struck. Upon arrival, officers observed two ...

Two hospitalized after fire, explosion destroys Providence home

By News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Two residents were rushed to the hospital Thursday after an explosion and a fire destroyed the second story of a Providence home...

Amazon releases finalist cities for second headquarters

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is narrowing the list of cities under consideration for its second headquarters...

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