Neighborhood protests against child rapist reach Day Five
Neighborhood protests against child rapist reach Day Five

For the fifth night in a row, protestors camped outside Richard Gardner’s home, loudly urging the child rapist to move out.

Bristol yacht club damaged by fire
Bristol yacht club damaged by fire

A fire has forced a Rhode Island yacht club to close down temporarily for repairs.

Driver arrested after fleeing the scene of fatal crash
Driver arrested after fleeing the scene of fatal crash

A Providence man was arrested on DUI charges after fleeing the scene of a fatal crash early Saturday morning.

Samuel Vaccaro
Westerly community holds "Love is Love" rally after anti-gay marriage sign displayed at church
Westerly community holds "Love is Love" rally after anti-gay marriage sign displayed at church

A sign that appeared outside of the Immaculate Conception Church in Westerly last weekend is leaving residents shocked. The sign, that was placed on the lawn of the church on October 13th, reads "God's Marriage = 1 man + 1 woman".

Amanda Pitts
Company to begin construction on large onshore wind farm
Company to begin construction on large onshore wind farm

A company says it's beginning construction on what will be the onshore wind farm with the most operational capacity in the state.

District Attorney: Brockton man injured in officer-involved shooting has died
District Attorney: Brockton man injured in officer-involved shooting has died

The man injured in an officer-involved shooting in Brockton Friday afternoon has died, the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office said.

Three injured in Foxwoods stabbing incident
Three injured in Foxwoods stabbing incident

Tribal Police are investigating after a stabbing incident Saturday at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

Norton Police investigating deadly crash
Norton Police investigating deadly crash

Police are investigating an early morning crash in Norton that killed one man.

Residents upset after convicted child rapist gets married in Cranston neighborhood
Residents upset after convicted child rapist gets married in Cranston neighborhood

Washington Park residents took to the streets for the fourth night in a row Saturday, while convicted child rapist Richard Gardner was tying the knot in a backyard ceremony at a home in Cranston.

Amanda Pitts
Grants seek to improve health in several Rhode Island towns
Grants seek to improve health in several Rhode Island towns

The Rhode Island Foundation has announced $3.6 million in grants aimed at reducing health disparities in more than a dozen town and cities across the state.

No Mega Millions winner, jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion
No Mega Millions winner, jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion

No one won the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to a staggering $1.6 billion.

Protests show no sign of slowing down outside Richard Gardner's home
Protests show no sign of slowing down outside Richard Gardner's home

For the third straight night angry protesters in Washington Park gathered outside the home of their newest neighbor, a child rapist, and they're hoping a new piece of legislation will prevent anything like this from happening again in their neighborhood.

Daniel Keith
Man in critical condition after motorcycle crash
Man in critical condition after motorcycle crash

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – A man is in critical condition Friday night after a serious motorcycle crash in Providence.

Rash of car break-ins in frustrates Warwick neighbors
Rash of car break-ins in frustrates Warwick neighbors

WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) -- The stretch of homes along Knowles Drive and Kiwanee Road in Warwick looks just like any other residential neighborhood by day. But at night, folks who live here have become the frequent targets of a brazen car thief--or thieves. "

John Krinjak
Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1 billion
Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1 billion

A lot of people tonight are considering what they would do with $1 billion. The Mega Millions jackpot is climbing by the minute.

Chloe Leshner
Woonsocket student arrested for gun, ammunition possession
Woonsocket student arrested for gun, ammunition possession

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WLNE) - A 14 year old was arrested in Woonsocket for bringing a gun to the high school. A member of the school's administration tipped off the resource officer this morning. The officer

Alison Pierel
Johnston turkey still on the run after animal control's net misfires
Johnston turkey still on the run after animal control's net misfires

Friday morning, Johnston Mayor, Joe Polisena, led yet another valiant effort to catch the rogue turkey.

Scott Cook
Scituate Police arrest 4 suspects in armed home invasion
Scituate Police arrest 4 suspects in armed home invasion

Police have arrested 4 suspects in connection to an armed home invasion on Matteson Road.

Niza Vinas
Feds approve Providence natural gas plant construction
Feds approve Providence natural gas plant construction

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) -- Federal regulators have given their stamp of approval to a $180 million liquefied natural gas processing facility at Fields Point in Providence. National Grid will build the plant at its existing gas storage facility. National G

John Krinjak
Protesters return for second night outside child molester's home
Protesters return for second night outside child molester's home

Residents in the Washington Park section of Providence took to the streets again on Thursday, sending an obvious message they do not want their child rapist neighbor to settle down there. It was the second night in a row that at least 80 people swarmed in

Daniel Keith
Professor warns against city's response to child rapist in Providence
Professor warns against city's response to child rapist in Providence

Roger Williams University Professor and Assistant Dean for Experiential Education says the angry mob response to Gardner’s arrival is counterproductive and dangerous. He says they need stable housing and employment in order to reintegrate into society.

Alana Cerrone
Providence teacher receives $25K educator award
Providence teacher receives $25K educator award

A Rhode Island elementary school teacher has received a $25,000 award for her efforts in the classroom.

Effort to recall Mayor Correia started
Effort to recall Mayor Correia started

Embattled Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia has made it crystal clear, he won't step down. So now some residents are trying to oust him from the job.

Chloe Leshner
Four men arraigned in Cranston drug dealing case
Four men arraigned in Cranston drug dealing case

Four men were arraigned Thursday morning after being arrested for dealing drugs from a Cranston bar.

Pawtucket Police searching for missing man
Pawtucket Police searching for missing man

According to Pawtucket Police, Luis Alberto Mujica Ramirez, also know as “Tito”, was last seen around 8:00 a.m. Thursday morning.

Angry neighbors flock to child rapist's home after community meeting
Angry neighbors flock to child rapist's home after community meeting

If there was any doubt residents in the Washington Park section of Providence were upset about their new neighbor, a notorious child rapist, that was erased on Wednesday night as they went old school and a mob marched to his home to let him know as bluntl

Daniel Keith

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