Two more suspects sought in Lincoln home invasion
Two more suspects sought in Lincoln home invasion

Police have obtained arrest warrants for two additional individuals connected to a Lincoln home invasion on December 9th.

Suspects in custody in East Providence robbery case
Suspects in custody in East Providence robbery case

Police have arrested both suspects in an armed robbery of an East Providence gas station.

Samuel Vaccaro
Recreational marijuana dispensary to open in Fall River
Recreational marijuana dispensary to open in Fall River

Rhode Islanders itching for a chance to get marijuana from shops in Massachusetts won't have to drive too far to get some after the Cannabis Control Commission gave final approval to a dispensary in Fall River to start selling recreational marijuana. Nort

Daniel Keith
Licensing board votes to keep The Foxy Lady closed over the weekend
Licensing board votes to keep The Foxy Lady closed over the weekend

Providence Strip club The Foxy Lady will stay closed this weekend, due to a vote by the city's Board of Licenses to keep it closed following three prostitution arrests earlier this week.

UPDATE: Rt. 24 back open following fatal tanker truck crash
UPDATE: Rt. 24 back open following fatal tanker truck crash

One person is dead following a tractor trailer accident Thursday morning in Fall River. 

Samuel Vaccaro
FBI investigating bomb threats made in Mass., R.I. and nationwide
FBI investigating bomb threats made in Mass., R.I. and nationwide

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into numerous bomb threats sent to businesses in multiple state across the country, including in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Local toy store seeing more business since Toys R Us closures
Local toy store seeing more business since Toys R Us closures

Toys R Us is now a footnote in retail history but that loss is a local toy store's gain.

Chloe Leshner
Fall River marijuana dispensary approved for recreational sales
Fall River marijuana dispensary approved for recreational sales

A Fall River dispensary got the go-ahead to sell recreational marijuana Thursday afternoon as the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Council approved their final retail license.

Samuel Vaccaro
200 families still need to be adopted for Children’s Friend holiday drive
200 families still need to be adopted for Children’s Friend holiday drive

Christmas is less than two weeks away now and there are still a lot of families in need this holiday season. Good Morning Providence anchor’s Doreen Scanlon and Melissa Randall spent the morning fulfilling wish lists at Children's Friend in Providence.

Melissa Randall
Officials certify 4,533 signatures for Fall River Mayor recall
Officials certify 4,533 signatures for Fall River Mayor recall

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE) -- A recall election for Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia is now looking like much more of a reality. "We are just so very pleased," said Joseph Pereira, one of the original recall petitioners. The city's Board of Election Commissi

John Krinjak
Big mistake by school officials, moments before bat beating at Newport school
Big mistake by school officials, moments before bat beating at Newport school

A vicious beating with a baseball bat inside a middle school in Newport could've been avoided if not for a huge mistake by school officials the morning of the attack.

Daniel Keith
3 new dogs cast in Festival Ballet's 'Nutcracker'
3 new dogs cast in Festival Ballet's 'Nutcracker'

The Festival Ballet Providence announced Wednesday they've selected three new canine cast members. 45 dogs tried out for the spots.

Fall River middle school evacuated after multiple bomb threats
Fall River middle school evacuated after multiple bomb threats

A Fall River middle school was evacuated Wednesday after receiving multiple bomb threat calls.

Providence students rally over school security
Providence students rally over school security

Students in Providence gathered at City Hall Wednesday to speak out about school security.

UPDATE: The Foxy Lady temporarily closed after 3 employees were arrested for prostitution
UPDATE: The Foxy Lady temporarily closed after 3 employees were arrested for prostitution

The Foxy Lady strip club closed, at least for now, after 3 employees were arrested for selling sex.

Chloe Leshner
Fall River B.O.E. certifies signatures needed for recall election
Fall River B.O.E. certifies signatures needed for recall election

The Fall River Board of Elections certified the signatures of more than 4,500 voters Tuesday to trigger a recall election.

Ordinance-breaking Fung campaign sign removed after ABC6 inquiry
Ordinance-breaking Fung campaign sign removed after ABC6 inquiry

A campaign sign for Allan Fung for Governor that was violating a city ordinance is coming down.

Rebecca Turco
RIPTA Developing Transit Master Plan
RIPTA Developing Transit Master Plan

RIPTA is hoping to make some improvements to its statewide transit system over the next 20 years.  And to do that, they're asking what changes you want to see.

Tim Studebaker
Former councilman sentenced to 18 months in prison for embezzlement
Former councilman sentenced to 18 months in prison for embezzlement

Former Providence city councilman Kevin Jackson was sentenced on Wednesday to a year and a half in prison for embezzling over $100,000 from a youth track organization and for misusing his campaign funds. 

Amanda Pitts
Providence City Council postpones Fane Tower vote
Providence City Council postpones Fane Tower vote

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) -- The Providence City Council--minus two of its members--voted nine to four Tuesday night to delay a vote on whether to override Mayor Elorza's Hope Point Tower veto. "One of our colleagues got sick and requested that we continue

John Krinjak
After North Providence shooting, RWU professor talks police and mental health
After North Providence shooting, RWU professor talks police and mental health

After North Providence Police was called to a home about a man in a mental health crisis and shots were fired, a criminal justice professor from Roger Williams University is weighing-in on law enforcement's capabilities when it comes to dealing with these

Daniel Keith
PD: Two masked men rob East Providence gas station
PD: Two masked men rob East Providence gas station

Police responded to an armed robbery at an East Providence gas station Tuesday night.

Lincoln home invasion suspect held without bail
Lincoln home invasion suspect held without bail

A Pawtucket man arrested in a Lincoln home invasion over the weekend appeared in court Tuesday.

Rhode Island sues Google over data breach
Rhode Island sues Google over data breach

The State of Rhode Island filed a lawsuit against Google Tuesday over the company's massive data breach.

Callbacks held to choose next 'Nutcracker' dog
Callbacks held to choose next 'Nutcracker' dog

Callbacks were held in Providence Tuesday to find the next 'Nutcracker' dog.

Reward increased for information on dog killed
Reward increased for information on dog killed

A reward has been offered for information in the death of a family dog who was found shot and killed in Norton last week.

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