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Coventry residents vote to cut fire budget by 15%

By: Rebecca TurcoEmail: rturco@abc6.comTwitter: @Rebecca_TurcoFacebook: RebeccaTurcoABC6COVENTRY – Residents in Coventry voted to cut their embattled fire district's budget by nearly 15 percent.The nearly three-hour budget meeting Tuesday night was heated at times. Voters approved a taxpayer-pitched budget reduction of $432,500, then approved the modified budget of $2,470,800.As a result, the tax rates have been set on each $100 to 26 cents on residential property, 39 cents on commercial prop...

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  • Jury selection begins for man accused of killing Baby Doe

    Jury selection begins for man accused of killing Baby Doe

    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: ABC6 BOSTON, Mass. (AP) – Jury selection has begun in the murder trial of a man charged in the killing of a 2-year-old girl whose body washed up on a Boston Harbor island. Michael McCarthy is charged in the 2015 death of Bella Bond. The girl was known only as Baby Doe for months....

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    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: ABC6 BOSTON, Mass. (AP) – Jury selection has begun in the murder trial of a man charged in the killing of a 2-year-old girl whose body washed up on a Boston Harbor island. Michael McCarthy is charged in the 2015 death of Bella Bond. The girl was known only as Baby Doe for months....

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  • RI DMV closing several locations to switch to new computer system

    RI DMV closing several locations to switch to new computer system

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Several branches of the Rhode Island Department of Motor Vehicles will temporarily close as the switch to a new computer system begins. Starting Monday, the Wakefield office will close through July 18th. Other offices in the state will only close for a few days in July. Temporarily shutting down the branches will allow staff to be trained on the new system. DMV officials want to remind drivers tha...More >>
    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Several branches of the Rhode Island Department of Motor Vehicles will temporarily close as the switch to a new computer system begins. Starting Monday, the Wakefield office will close through July 18th. Other offices in the state will only close for a few days in July. Temporarily shutting down the branches will allow staff to be trained on the new system. DMV officials want to remind drivers tha...More >>
  • UPDATE: East Providence murder suspect appears in court

    UPDATE: East Providence murder suspect appears in court

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)  –  An East Providence man faced a judge in Providence District Court Monday morning after being accused of brutally killing his girlfriend...

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – An East Providence man faced a judge in Providence District Court Monday morning after being accused of brutally killing his girlfriend...

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  • UPDATE: Body found in woods identified as Franklin college student

    UPDATE: Body found in woods identified as Franklin college student

    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FRANKLIN, Mass. (AP) — Police have identified the body of a missing Duke University student that went missing last Sunday morning...

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    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FRANKLIN, Mass. (AP) — Police have identified the body of a missing Duke University student that went missing last Sunday morning...

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  • Liver Life Walk raises money for liver disease research

    Liver Life Walk raises money for liver disease research

    By: Rebecca Turco Email: rturco@abc6.com WARWICK, R.I. - Around 150 people laced up their sneakers in Warwick for the annual Liver Life Walk. The walk raises money for the American Liver Foundation, which has brought back more than $12 million to Rhode Island hospitals during the years, according to organizers. This year's Liver Life Champion, Louis Laprade of Woonsocket, tells ABC6 News he is alive because of an organ donor. He is encouraging more people to become organ donors.&n...More >>
    By: Rebecca Turco Email: rturco@abc6.com WARWICK, R.I. - Around 150 people laced up their sneakers in Warwick for the annual Liver Life Walk. The walk raises money for the American Liver Foundation, which has brought back more than $12 million to Rhode Island hospitals during the years, according to organizers. This year's Liver Life Champion, Louis Laprade of Woonsocket, tells ABC6 News he is alive because of an organ donor. He is encouraging more people to become organ donors.&n...More >>
  • Behind the scenes: Jessie Chris shoots music video in RI

    Behind the scenes: Jessie Chris shoots music video in RI

    By: Samantha Fenlon Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 TIVERTON, R.I. (WLNE) -- Radio Disney Country Artist Jessie Chris filmed her new music video for the single..

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    By: Samantha Fenlon Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 TIVERTON, R.I. (WLNE) -- Radio Disney Country Artist Jessie Chris filmed her new music video for the single..

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  • Hundreds attend Station Nightclub memorial dedication

    Hundreds attend Station Nightclub memorial dedication

    By: Chloe Leshner cleshner@abc6.com @CleshnerABC6 WEST WARWICK R.I. -- An emotional dedication for the long-awaited Station Nightclub memorial at the spot where 100 people lost their lives in that horrific nightclub fire 14 years ago. It was an emotional day of reflection as family, friends and survivors themselves honored the 100 people that died in the fire. The crowd fell silent as 100 names were read aloud and 100 roses were lifted in the air. One for each life...More >>
    By: Chloe Leshner cleshner@abc6.com @CleshnerABC6 WEST WARWICK R.I. -- An emotional dedication for the long-awaited Station Nightclub memorial at the spot where 100 people lost their lives in that horrific nightclub fire 14 years ago. It was an emotional day of reflection as family, friends and survivors themselves honored the 100 people that died in the fire. The crowd fell silent as 100 names were read aloud and 100 roses were lifted in the air. One for each life...More >>
  • Seasonal Coast Guard stations open for summer boating season

    Seasonal Coast Guard stations open for summer boating season

    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP)  –  The U.S. Coast Guard is opening seasonal stations in Massachusetts and Rhode..       ...

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    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP)  –  The U.S. Coast Guard is opening seasonal stations in Massachusetts and Rhode..       ...

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  • State kicks off summer game to get kids and parents outdoors

    State kicks off summer game to get kids and parents outdoors

    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) –  The state is kicking off a summer-long game aimed at getting children and par..

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    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) –  The state is kicking off a summer-long game aimed at getting children and par..

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  • Timeline: Station Nightclub Memorial; 14 years in the making

    Timeline: Station Nightclub Memorial; 14 years in the making

    It's been 14 years since the horrific Station Nightclub fire in West Warwick and finally there is permanent memorial for all of the 100 victims. The memorial will be dedicated in their honor on Sunday.

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    It's been 14 years since the horrific Station Nightclub fire in West Warwick and finally there is permanent memorial for all of the 100 victims. The memorial will be dedicated in their honor on Sunday.

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  • Aponte resigns as Providence city council President

    Aponte resigns Providence city council President

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Luis Aponte resigned as President of the city council Friday afternoon. Aponte was indicted just over one week ago for misusing campaign funds.

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    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Luis Aponte resigned as President of the city council Friday afternoon. PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Luis Aponte resigned as President of the city council Friday afternoon.

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  • Senator Whitehouse addresses special counsel

    Senator Whitehouse addresses special counsel

    By Chloe Leshner cleshner@abc6.com @cleshnerabc6 PROVIDENCE -- Senator Whitehouse sharing his thoughts on the new special counsel investigating Russian interference. The senator speaking on camera today for the first time since the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller. Senator Whitehouse said he thinks Robert Mueller will be able to conduct an efficient investigation but believes there are some logistics to sort out. With the appointment of a special counsel ther...More >>
    By Chloe Leshner cleshner@abc6.com @cleshnerabc6 PROVIDENCE -- Senator Whitehouse sharing his thoughts on the new special counsel investigating Russian interference. The senator speaking on camera today for the first time since the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller. Senator Whitehouse said he thinks Robert Mueller will be able to conduct an efficient investigation but believes there are some logistics to sort out. With the appointment of a special counsel ther...More >>
  • Memorial to open at site of 2003 Station Nightclub fire

    Memorial to open at site of 2003 Station Nightclub fire

    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) –  A memorial is due to open at the site of a 2003 nightclub fire in Rhode Island that killed 100 people.            The memorial at the site of The Station nightclub fire in West Warwick is scheduled to open Sunday with a ceremony that's expected to draw hundreds of people.             The blaze began when...More >>
    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) –  A memorial is due to open at the site of a 2003 nightclub fire in Rhode Island that killed 100 people.            The memorial at the site of The Station nightclub fire in West Warwick is scheduled to open Sunday with a ceremony that's expected to draw hundreds of people.             The blaze began when...More >>
  • Warren police officer charged with cyberstalking faces judge

    Warren police officer charged with cyberstalking faces judge

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A Warren police officer who was charged with cyber stalking made his appearance in Providence District Court Friday morning...

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A Warren police officer who was charged with cyber stalking made his appearance in Providence District Court Friday morning...

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  • Gronk joins the Athol Police Department

    Gronk joins the Athol Police Department

    Courtesy of the Athol Police Department.Courtesy of the Athol Police Department.

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 ATHOL, M.A. (WLNE) — “Gronk” has become the latest recruit at the Athol Police Department..

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 ATHOL, M.A. (WLNE) — “Gronk” has become the latest recruit at the Athol Police Department..

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  • Cranston Police seek whereabouts of felony shoplifter

    Cranston Police seek whereabouts of felony shoplifter

    Courtesy of the Cranston Police Department.Courtesy of the Cranston Police Department.

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) – The Cranston Police Department announced on Thursday they are seeking help locating a..

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) – The Cranston Police Department announced on Thursday they are seeking help locating a..

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  • Seekonk Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

    Seekonk Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

    Motorcycle CrashMotorcycle Crash

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FALL RIVER, MA (WLNE) Massachusetts State Police are investigating a fatal ....

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FALL RIVER, MA (WLNE) Massachusetts State Police are investigating a fatal ....

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  • Anthony Weiner to plead guilty in sexting case

    Anthony Weiner to plead guilty in sexting case

    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW YORK (AP) — A law enforcement official says former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner has agreed to plead guilty to a charge of transferring obscene material to a minor...

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    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW YORK (AP) — A law enforcement official says former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner has agreed to plead guilty to a charge of transferring obscene material to a minor...

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  • MDA Muscle Walk

    MDA Muscle Walk

    By: Doreen Scanlon Email: dscalon@abc6.com Twitter: @ScanlonABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Melanie Carson from Rumford, RI is not letting her muscular dystrophy keep her down...

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    By: Doreen Scanlon Email: dscalon@abc6.com Twitter: @ScanlonABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Melanie Carson from Rumford, RI is not letting her muscular dystrophy keep her down...

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  • Baby Willow's cause of death released

    Baby Willow's cause of death released

    By: Chloe Leshner cleshner@abc6.com @cleshnerabc6 WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — We now know the cause of the death of a 7–month–old girl found dead in her Warwick home in February. An autopsy has found baby Willow Ramos was accidentally smothered...

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    By: Chloe Leshner cleshner@abc6.com @cleshnerabc6 WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — We now know the cause of the death of a 7–month–old girl found dead in her Warwick home in February. An autopsy has found baby Willow Ramos was accidentally smothered...

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  • One dead, two injured in Dartmouth car crash

    One dead, two injured in Dartmouth car crash

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WLNE) — One person was killed and two others were badly injured in a crash on 195 Thursday afternoon...

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WLNE) — One person was killed and two others were badly injured in a crash on 195 Thursday afternoon...

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  • Classrooms closed due to an unknown rash

    Classrooms closed due to an unknown rash

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WLNE) — The Veterans Memorial Elementary School has temporarily closed three classrooms due to a mysterious rash that has affected 16 students and 2 staff members...

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WLNE) — The Veterans Memorial Elementary School has temporarily closed three classrooms due to a mysterious rash that has affected 16 students and 2 staff members...

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  • Convicted child killer granted parole after 33 years

    Convicted child killer granted parole after 33 years

    Lawrence Perry Jr.Lawrence Perry Jr.

    By Kirsten Glavin Email: kglavin@abc6.com Twitter: @kirstenglavin CRANSTON, R.I. — A man who was convicted of brutally beating a 20-month-old child to death in 1984, was granted parole, Wednesday...

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    By Kirsten Glavin Email: kglavin@abc6.com Twitter: @kirstenglavin CRANSTON, R.I. — A man who was convicted of brutally beating a 20-month-old child to death in 1984, was granted parole, Wednesday...

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  • No formal kindergarten or fifth grade graduations in Cranston schools

    No formal kindergarten or fifth grade graduations in Cranston schools

    Changes are coming to kindergarten and fifth grade graduation in Cranston, and parents aren't happy about it.

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    Changes are coming to kindergarten and fifth grade graduation in Cranston, and parents aren't happy about it.

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  • Judge denies release of 38 Studios grand jury documents

    Judge denies release of 38 Studios grand jury documents

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A Superior Court judge has denied the release of private grand jury documents in the 38 stu...

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A Superior Court judge has denied the release of private grand jury documents in the 38 stu...

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  • Man writes novel using his iPhone

    Man writes novel using his iPhone

    By: Liz Tufts Email: ltufts@abc6.com Twitter: @LizTuftsabc6 GLOCESTER, R.I. (WLNE) — Most people use their cell phone to send a quick text, jot down a grocery list, or pay a bill online...

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    By: Liz Tufts Email: ltufts@abc6.com Twitter: @LizTuftsabc6 GLOCESTER, R.I. (WLNE) — Most people use their cell phone to send a quick text, jot down a grocery list, or pay a bill online...

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  • State Police seize over 1000 oxycodone pills during traffic stop

    State Police seize over 1000 oxycodone pills during traffic stop

    Courtesy of Rhode Island State Police.Courtesy of Rhode Island State Police.

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WEST GREENWICH, RI (WLNE) – A Boston man is facing serious drug charges after Rhode Island State Police troopers seized ..

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WEST GREENWICH, RI (WLNE) – A Boston man is facing serious drug charges after Rhode Island State Police troopers seized ..

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  • Car plows into Times Square crowd; 1 dead, about 20 hurt

    Car plows into Times Square crowd; 1 dead, about 20 hurt

    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW YORK (AP) — A law enforcement official says a car that plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square killed one person and injured about 20 others...

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    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW YORK (AP) — A law enforcement official says a car that plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square killed one person and injured about 20 others...

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  • North Attleboro police officers roast ‘5-Oh Coffee’

    North Attleboro police officers roast ‘5-Oh Coffee’

    By: Melissa Randall Email: mrandall@abc6.com Twitter: @MRandallABC6 It’s coffee for police officers, by police officers. The North Attleboro patrolman Rob Curran and 2 of his fellow boys in blue decided they could make a better, and stronger, cup of Joe...

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    By: Melissa Randall Email: mrandall@abc6.com Twitter: @MRandallABC6 It’s coffee for police officers, by police officers. The North Attleboro patrolman Rob Curran and 2 of his fellow boys in blue decided they could make a better, and stronger, cup of Joe...

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  • West Warwick Police investigate hand grenade found in closet

    West Warwick Police investigate hand grenade found in closet

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WEST WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) -- West Warwick Police are investigating an incident where a hand grenade was found inside...

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WEST WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) -- West Warwick Police are investigating an incident where a hand grenade was found inside...

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  • Breakers mansion introduces ‘Welcoming Center’

    Breakers mansion introduces ‘Welcoming Center’

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEWPORT, R.I. (WLNE) — One of the Newport mansions began an addition on to their historic grounds Thursday morning...

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEWPORT, R.I. (WLNE) — One of the Newport mansions began an addition on to their historic grounds Thursday morning...

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  • Vistaprint to bring 125 jobs to Providence

    Vistaprint to bring 125 jobs to Providence

    By: Chloe Leshner cleshner@abc6.com @CleshnerABC6 PROVIDENCE -- The deal gives Vistaprint the chance to seek $2.2 million in tax credits from the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation over the next 10 years but...

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    By: Chloe Leshner cleshner@abc6.com @CleshnerABC6 PROVIDENCE -- The deal gives Vistaprint the chance to seek $2.2 million in tax credits from the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation over the next 10 years but...

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  • Local volunteers join search for missing Franklin man

    Local volunteers join search for missing Franklin man

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FRANKLIN, Mass. (WLNE) — The search for a 20-year-old continues into its fifth day and now people from all across Southern New England, including a Rhode Island man...

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FRANKLIN, Mass. (WLNE) — The search for a 20-year-old continues into its fifth day and now people from all across Southern New England, including a Rhode Island man...

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  • Protesters and supporters rally during Trump's visit to CT

    Protesters and supporters rally during Trump's visit to CT

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW LONDON, Conn. (WLNE) – Hundreds of people cried out, demanding their voices be heard during President Trump’s trip to New London on Wednesday...

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW LONDON, Conn. (WLNE) – Hundreds of people cried out, demanding their voices be heard during President Trump’s trip to New London on Wednesday...

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  • Agriculture Day celebrates 16th year in Providence

    Agriculture Day celebrates 16th year in Providence

    By: Tim Studebaker Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: TStudebakerABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Wednesday’s weather was a perfect pairing for the state's 16th Annual...

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    By: Tim Studebaker Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: TStudebakerABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Wednesday’s weather was a perfect pairing for the state's 16th Annual...

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  • Mayor Elorza wants to strip President Aponte of power

    Mayor Elorza wants to strip President Aponte of power

    Exactly a week after Providence City Council President Luis Aponte faced a judge on felony charges including embezzlement, Mayor Jorge Elorza is looking to take away his power. "He's lost the authority to lead and we're going to make sure that he's President in name only,” said Elorza. The Mayor's harsh words coming two days after Aponte's refusal to step down, even after 12 of his colleagues took a vote of no confidence against him. "I like every other citizen...More >>
    Exactly a week after Providence City Council President Luis Aponte faced a judge on felony charges including embezzlement, Mayor Jorge Elorza is looking to take away his power. "He's lost the authority to lead and we're going to make sure that he's President in name only,” said Elorza. The Mayor's harsh words coming two days after Aponte's refusal to step down, even after 12 of his colleagues took a vote of no confidence against him. "I like every other citizen...More >>
  • Former FBI Director Mueller to lead Trump-Russia probe

    Former FBI Director Mueller to lead Trump-Russia probe

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) –The top Republican and Democrat on the House oversight committee are applauding the choice of former...

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) –The top Republican and Democrat on the House oversight committee are applauding the choice of former...

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  • President Trump addresses dedication, accomplishments, and media in commencement speech

    President Trump addresses dedication, accomplishments, and media in commencement speech

    "No politician in history, and I say this with great surety, has been treated worse or more unfairly." In a reference to the media, President Trump advised the almost 200 graduates of the Coast Guard Academy to never let the critics get them down. 

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    "No politician in history, and I say this with great surety, has been treated worse or more unfairly." In a reference to the media, President Trump advised the almost 200 graduates of the Coast Guard Academy to never let the critics get them down. 

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  • ABC6 takes a wild ride ahead of the RI Air Show

    ABC6 takes a wild ride ahead of the RI Air Show

    Preparations are underway for this weekend's Rhode Island Air Show. Despite the loss of the show's headlining performer, there are still several performers ready to wow the crowds.

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    Preparations are underway for this weekend's Rhode Island Air Show. Despite the loss of the show's headlining performer, there are still several performers ready to wow the crowds.

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  • Two arrested in largest Fentanyl bust in Foxborough Police history

    Two arrested in largest Fentanyl bust in Foxborough Police history

    Courtesy of the Foxborough Police Department.Courtesy of the Foxborough Police Department.
    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FOXBOROUGH, M.A. (WLNE) – Two Bellingham man have been arrested in what Foxborough Police believe is the largest Fentanyl seizure in the department’s history. Mark A. Patten, 28, and Christopher Landi, 31, of Bellingham M.A., were arrested on Saturday evening, after reports came forward of suspicious activity on Wilkeson Way Authorities say over 50 grams of Fentanyl were seized. Both were arraigned Monday morning and...More >>
    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FOXBOROUGH, M.A. (WLNE) – Two Bellingham man have been arrested in what Foxborough Police believe is the largest Fentanyl seizure in the department’s history. Mark A. Patten, 28, and Christopher Landi, 31, of Bellingham M.A., were arrested on Saturday evening, after reports came forward of suspicious activity on Wilkeson Way Authorities say over 50 grams of Fentanyl were seized. Both were arraigned Monday morning and...More >>
  • Man shoots rifle, hits nearby McDonalds with stray bullet

    Man shoots rifle, hits nearby McDonalds with stray bullet

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: ABC6 WYOMING, R.I. (AP) — A Westerly man was shooting an AR-15 rifle when his stray rounds hit a McDonald’s Thursday evening, damaging windows and walls inside of the restaurant. Shawn G. Lucente, 26, legally owns his rifle and was shooting it at targets on a remote part of Richmond Sand and Stone’s property, where he is an employee. No one was injured in the incident. Police responded to the McDonald’s at the ...More >>
    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: ABC6 WYOMING, R.I. (AP) — A Westerly man was shooting an AR-15 rifle when his stray rounds hit a McDonald’s Thursday evening, damaging windows and walls inside of the restaurant. Shawn G. Lucente, 26, legally owns his rifle and was shooting it at targets on a remote part of Richmond Sand and Stone’s property, where he is an employee. No one was injured in the incident. Police responded to the McDonald’s at the ...More >>
  • Man dies after suffering medical emergency, crashing into Burger King

    Man dies after suffering medical emergency, crashing into Burger King

    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: ABC6 NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The driver of the car that crashed into a North Providence Burger King has died. North Providence Police tell ABC6 that the vehicle collided with two other vehicles....

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    By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: ABC6 NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The driver of the car that crashed into a North Providence Burger King has died. North Providence Police tell ABC6 that the vehicle collided with two other vehicles....

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  • Supporters and protesters rally outside US Coast Guard commencement

    Supporters and protesters rally outside US Coast Guard commencement

    By News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW LONDON, Conn. (WLNE) — It was not entirely a warm welcome for President Trump Wednesday morning in New London where he gave a commencement speech at the US Coast Guard Academy...

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    By News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW LONDON, Conn. (WLNE) — It was not entirely a warm welcome for President Trump Wednesday morning in New London where he gave a commencement speech at the US Coast Guard Academy...

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  • Rhode Island could ban lingering in leftmost highway lane

    Rhode Island could ban lingering in leftmost highway lane

    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban highway drivers from lingering in the leftmost lane unless they're passing another vehicle. The House Judiciary Committee voted Tuesday to move the bill forward to the full House of Representatives. It would affect driving on Interstate 95 and other multilane highways. The bill's sponsor, Portsmouth Democratic Rep. Dennis Can...More >>
    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban highway drivers from lingering in the leftmost lane unless they're passing another vehicle. The House Judiciary Committee voted Tuesday to move the bill forward to the full House of Representatives. It would affect driving on Interstate 95 and other multilane highways. The bill's sponsor, Portsmouth Democratic Rep. Dennis Can...More >>
  • Rhode Island considers driver's education for teens' parents

    Rhode Island considers driver's education for teens' parents

    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Parents of teenagers learning how to drive would have to take their own driver's education class under a proposal being considered by Rhode Island lawmakers. The state House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the bill Wednesday. It would mandate a free course for parents or guardians of drivers under 18 years old. Parents with multiple children wouldn't have to take the class more tha...More >>
    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Parents of teenagers learning how to drive would have to take their own driver's education class under a proposal being considered by Rhode Island lawmakers. The state House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the bill Wednesday. It would mandate a free course for parents or guardians of drivers under 18 years old. Parents with multiple children wouldn't have to take the class more tha...More >>
  • Gisele Bundchen: Tom Brady had a concussion last year

    Gisele Bundchen: Tom Brady had a concussion last year

    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW YORK (AP) — Gisele Bundchen says her husband Tom Brady suffered a concussion in 2016, the year the Patriots began a season in which the star quarterback led the Patriots to another Super Bowl title...

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    By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW YORK (AP) — Gisele Bundchen says her husband Tom Brady suffered a concussion in 2016, the year the Patriots began a season in which the star quarterback led the Patriots to another Super Bowl title...

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  • Wareham man arrested for possession of cocaine, stealing car in Taunton

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