Proposed Worcester Stadium Site Contaminated, Reports Show
Proposed Worcester Stadium Site Contaminated, Reports Show

By: Scott Cook Email: scook@abc6.com Twitter: @JScottCook WORCESTER, M.A. (WLNE) -- If the PawSox opt to become the Woo–Sox, their proposed location for their new stadium, may be an issue. According to reports from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, the Wyman-Gordon site in Worcester’s Canal District, has a history of industrial contamination. The reports document pollutants, including hydraulic fluid, oil, lead, arsenic, and other dangerous che...

Gano St. Exit on I-195 to close long-term
Gano St. Exit on I-195 to close long-term

Starting Sunday night, Exit 3 on I-195, the Gano Street exit, will be closing long–term so crews can begin construction on the northern half of the Washington Bridge. The exit will remain closed until the fall of 2019.

Turkey #3 Still Taunting Johnston Officials
Turkey #3 Still Taunting Johnston Officials

They've been the talk of the town, and the saga isn't over just yet.  It started with three turkeys running through traffic.  Now, one lone holdout has evaded capture yet again.

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Man lays in Dunkin Donuts drive through, gets hit by delivery vehicle
Man lays in Dunkin Donuts drive through, gets hit by delivery vehicle

BRISTOL, R.I. (WLNE) – A man was pronounced dead today after Police arrived to the scene of a vehicle accident in a Dunkin Donuts drive through early Wednesday morning. Shortly before 2 a.m. Wednesday morning, Bristol Police arrived to a Dunkin Donuts at 381 Metacom Avenue for reports of a car accident involving a pedestrian. At the scene, Bristol Police discovered that a male victim had been hit by a 2017 Isuzu truck...

Cranston man speaks about video of him walking teenage girlfriend on a leash
Cranston man speaks about video of him walking teenage girlfriend on a leash

A series of disturbing videos posted online of a Cranston man walking his 17 year-old girlfriend around the neighborhood on a leash got the attention of authorities in the area. 

Sandy Point Beach vandalized seven times in one month
Sandy Point Beach vandalized seven times in one month

A string of vandalism at a Portsmouth beach has police on high alert. For the past month, Sandy Point Beach has been targeted by vandals seven times.

Proposal would let certified teachers in MA and CT teach in RI
Proposal would let certified teachers in MA and CT teach in RI

A statewide teaching shortage is forcing the Department of Education to think outside the box, or in this case, outside the state to fill positions.

Experts say not to worry about more shark attacks
Experts say not to worry about more shark attacks

Beachgoers are on high alert after that shark attack on the Cape yesterday.

Coventry Falls To Southwest In Little League World Series Opener
Coventry Falls To Southwest In Little League World Series Opener

The Little Leaguers from Coventry opening the World Series Thursday night with a 3-1 loss to the Southwest representative from Houston, TX. Jake Mather scoring the lone run for the Rhode Islanders on his 13th birthday. Coventry will next play Saturday at 3:00 p.m. against the Midwest team from Des Moines, IA to try and stay alive in the tournament. ABC6 Sports Reporter Ian Steele caught up with the team after Thursday's game.

Police: Pastor carjacked by a homeless man in Cranston
Police: Pastor carjacked by a homeless man in Cranston

A man carjacked a Pastor after threatening to have a gun, and was later arrested. According to Police, 28-year-old Casimir Dynak approached the Pastor on Elmwood Ave on Wednesday August 15, just before 2 p.m. 

Ward Keever Recognized As One Of LPL Financial's Top Financial Advisors
Ward Keever Recognized As One Of LPL Financial's Top Financial Advisors

G. Ward Keever IV, CLU, ChFC®, RHU, AEP, CFS, AIF®, President and CEO of Covenant Wealth Strategies, today announced his inclusion in LPL Financial's Chairman's Council. This premier award is presented to less than...

PC Friars Win First Game of Foreign Trip Over Varese All-Stars In Italy
PC Friars Win First Game of Foreign Trip Over Varese All-Stars In Italy

The Providence men’s basketball team defeated the Varese All-Stars, 113-46. The Friars were led by senior Isaiah Jackson, who had 18 points and six rebounds on 5-9 shooting, including 3-6 from behind the arc.

Child left in running car outside of Twin River casino, mom to face charges
Child left in running car outside of Twin River casino, mom to face charges

A woman was arrested after police found a three-month-old in a car located in the Twin River Casino parking lot.  On Wednesday, August 15, Lincoln Police responded to a report of a child in a parked, running car by Twin River security.

Swimmer suffers puncture wounds in shark attack on Cape Cod
Swimmer suffers puncture wounds in shark attack on Cape Cod

By: Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 TRURO, Mass. (AP) _ A man swimming off Cape Cod has been attacked by a shark and is being airlifted to a hospital. The assistant harbormaster in Truro, Massachusetts, says the victim is a 61-year-old man. Gary Sharpless says the victim suffered puncture wounds to his torso and legs Wednesday afternoon. Sharpless says the attack happened at Long Nook Beach in Truro, on the Atlantic Ocean side of the peninsula. The man was...

Foxboro Fire Dept. trains to use ultrasound technology
Foxboro Fire Dept. trains to use ultrasound technology

It was back to the class room for firefighters and paramedics in Foxboro Tuesday. About 20 members took a hands on course in how to do an ultrasound. The lesson excited these first responders and put them on the cutting edge of patient care...

Warwick PD criticized for not arresting Rep. Cicilline's sister
Warwick PD criticized for not arresting Rep. Cicilline's sister

Warwick Police Chief Stephen McCartney is defending his officer from critics saying U.S. Rep. David Cicilline’s sister received special treatment during a traffic stop.

Ex-state senator to plead guilty to check fraud scheme
Ex-state senator to plead guilty to check fraud scheme

A former Rhode Island state senator who cited his struggled with alcohol when he stepped down in January has agreed to plead guilty to bank fraud and tax charges.

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An Epitome of Cross-border Incubator To Emerge in North America
An Epitome of Cross-border Incubator To Emerge in North America

With its fifth office opened in Santa Monica this July and 10 more offices in the planning by the end of 2018 in the US, OnePiece Work, an emerging innovative cross-border incubator has swiftly expanded its business...

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