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  • Two men arrested in Rehoboth break in

    Two men arrested in Rehoboth break in

    By News Staff news@abc6.com Two Mansfield men were arrested Monday night after police caught them inside a home in Rehoboth. Police say they received a call for a suspicious auto that was seen pulling around to the back of the residence. The home-owner had recently been admitted to the Hospital, according to police. When police arrived on scene, the side window of the garage had been opened. Police conducted a search where they located Alex Troy, 22, and Joseph Coughlin, 26 in the garage. ...More >>
    By News Staff news@abc6.com Two Mansfield men were arrested Monday night after police caught them inside a home in Rehoboth. Police say they received a call for a suspicious auto that was seen pulling around to the back of the residence. The home-owner had recently been admitted to the Hospital, according to police. When police arrived on scene, the side window of the garage had been opened. Police conducted a search where they located Alex Troy, 22, and Joseph Coughlin, 26 in the garage. ...More >>
  • JetBlue pilot arrested for buying heroin after landing at Logan Airport

    JetBlue pilot arrested for buying heroin after landing at Logan Airport

    By News Staff news@abc6.com A JetBlue pilot was arrested for buying heroin hours after landing at Logan Airport. Officers patrolling the Boston Common noticed several drug deals going down. They arrested several people including 42-year-old John Manwaring of Florida. He told officers he was a pilot and had arrived in Boston just a few hours earlier. JetBlue says Manwaring was removed from his job, pending the outcome of an investigation. © WLNE-TV 2014More >>
    By News Staff news@abc6.com A JetBlue pilot was arrested for buying heroin hours after landing at Logan Airport. Officers patrolling the Boston Common noticed several drug deals going down. They arrested several people including 42-year-old John Manwaring of Florida. He told officers he was a pilot and had arrived in Boston just a few hours earlier. JetBlue says Manwaring was removed from his job, pending the outcome of an investigation. © WLNE-TV 2014More >>
  • Proposed gun range ordinance controversy in Tiverton

    Proposed gun range ordinance controversy in Tiverton

    By Dana Griffin dgriffin@abc6.com @DanaRgriffin TIVERTON, RI- Gun range enthusiasts are concerned about a proposed ordinance that makes an 81–year-old gun club essentially illegal to operate. The proposed ordinance was allegedly adopted from a similar ordinance in Maine, but conflicts with Rhode Island state law. In Tiverton, outdoor and indoor gun ranges may be subject to stricter rules and regulations if the proposed licensing ordinance is approved by the city council. Tiverton Rod and Gun ...More >>
    By Dana Griffin dgriffin@abc6.com @DanaRgriffin TIVERTON, RI- Gun range enthusiasts are concerned about a proposed ordinance that makes an 81–year-old gun club essentially illegal to operate. The proposed ordinance was allegedly adopted from a similar ordinance in Maine, but conflicts with Rhode Island state law. In Tiverton, outdoor and indoor gun ranges may be subject to stricter rules and regulations if the proposed licensing ordinance is approved by the city council. Tiverton Rod and Gun ...More >>
  • $400 worth of lobsters stolen from fisherman's boat

    $400 worth of lobsters stolen from fisherman's boat

    Lobsters were stolen from a crate on this dock in WickfordLobsters were stolen from a crate on this dock in Wickford
    By Alana Cerroneacerrone@abc6.comA local fisherman who sells his fresh catch out of his boat is dealing with a larceny of lobsters.Saturday night, a crate full of cull lobsters, which are lobsters with only one claw, was stolen right from the ‘End o Main Lobster’ boat at the town wharf in Wickford.About 30-35 lobsters were stolen, valued at anywhere from $350-$400.The company is working with North Kingstown to find the suspect but unfortunately the surveillance camera was not setup properly o...More >>
    By Alana Cerroneacerrone@abc6.comA local fisherman who sells his fresh catch out of his boat is dealing with a larceny of lobsters.Saturday night, a crate full of cull lobsters, which are lobsters with only one claw, was stolen right from the ‘End o Main Lobster’ boat at the town wharf in Wickford.About 30-35 lobsters were stolen, valued at anywhere from $350-$400.The company is working with North Kingstown to find the suspect but unfortunately the surveillance camera was not setup properly o...More >>
  • Two women to join Warwick Fire Dept.

    Two women to join Warwick Fire Dept.

    Nicole Brazier@nicolebrazierTVnbrazier@abc6.comWARWICK - It's a long way down from atop a 40 foot ladder - but it's no big deal for recruits in Warwick's fire training program. 3 North Kingstown fire hopefuls join 13 from Warwick in their 12th week of training to become firefighters. "The primary thing has been team building, pretty much everything ties back into that. You have to be able to count on everyone that's around you," said recruit Ben Shermack-Moore. And this fall, firefighters in ...More >>
    Nicole Brazier@nicolebrazierTVnbrazier@abc6.comWARWICK - It's a long way down from atop a 40 foot ladder - but it's no big deal for recruits in Warwick's fire training program. 3 North Kingstown fire hopefuls join 13 from Warwick in their 12th week of training to become firefighters. "The primary thing has been team building, pretty much everything ties back into that. You have to be able to count on everyone that's around you," said recruit Ben Shermack-Moore. And this fall, firefighters in ...More >>
  • WWII Veteran awarded medals nearly 70 years later

    WWII Veteran awarded medals nearly 70 years later

    WWII Veteran awarded medals nearly 70 years later

    By: Melissa Randall mrandall@abc6.com A World War II Veteran is finally awarded his medals for outstanding service. While serving with the Army's 38th Infantry Division Anthony "Tony" D’Abrosca earned, but never received several prestigious medals. In a ceremony Monday he graciously accepted them. “I waited almost 70 years for them and uh I thought it was a lost cause, but they finally came though,” he said. D'Abrosca was just 18 when he enlisted. He was just 4 months shy of his graduatio...More >>
    By: Melissa Randall mrandall@abc6.com A World War II Veteran is finally awarded his medals for outstanding service. While serving with the Army's 38th Infantry Division Anthony "Tony" D’Abrosca earned, but never received several prestigious medals. In a ceremony Monday he graciously accepted them. “I waited almost 70 years for them and uh I thought it was a lost cause, but they finally came though,” he said. D'Abrosca was just 18 when he enlisted. He was just 4 months shy of his graduatio...More >>
  • Missing New Hampshire teen home after 9 months

    Missing New Hampshire teen home after 9 months

    By The Associated Pressnews@abc6.comCONWAY, N.H. (AP) - A 15-year-old New Hampshire girl who disappeared while on her way home from school nine months ago is safely home with her family.The state attorney general says Abigail Hernandez was reunited with her family on Sunday evening. Police said Abigail was last seen Oct. 9 after leaving Kennett High School in Conway. Police say she walked her normal route toward home and sent several texts between 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. But she never made it...More >>
    By The Associated Pressnews@abc6.comCONWAY, N.H. (AP) - A 15-year-old New Hampshire girl who disappeared while on her way home from school nine months ago is safely home with her family.The state attorney general says Abigail Hernandez was reunited with her family on Sunday evening. Police said Abigail was last seen Oct. 9 after leaving Kennett High School in Conway. Police say she walked her normal route toward home and sent several texts between 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. But she never made it...More >>
  • American flags atop Brooklyn Bridge mysteriously replaced

    American flags atop Brooklyn Bridge mysteriously replaced

    By Alana Cerroneacerrone@abc6.comThe NYPD is investigating a mysterious incident that happened at the Brooklyn Bridge.The American flags that usually fly atop the span have been replaced by white flags.Authorities believe they may be painted over American flags, as the stars and stripes are faintly visible underneath.There is surveillance video, but so far no arrests have been made.Crews took the flags down this morning.© WLNE-TV 2014More >>
    By Alana Cerroneacerrone@abc6.comThe NYPD is investigating a mysterious incident that happened at the Brooklyn Bridge.The American flags that usually fly atop the span have been replaced by white flags.Authorities believe they may be painted over American flags, as the stars and stripes are faintly visible underneath.There is surveillance video, but so far no arrests have been made.Crews took the flags down this morning.© WLNE-TV 2014More >>
  • Police: Neighbors helped lead officers to vehicle break-in suspects

    Police: Neighbors helped lead officers to vehicle break-in suspects

    Devin O'Loughlin, Kyle SimonsDevin O'Loughlin, Kyle Simons
    By Alana Cerroneacerrone@abc6.comTwo men and one juvenile have been arrested in Tiverton after neighbors alerted police to the suspects breaking into nearby vehicles.Police say residents called headquarters Monday evening to notify them of the break-ins.When police responded to the area of Haskins Ave., three suspects attempted to flee but were caught after a brief foot pursuit.19-year-old Devin O’Loughlin and 20-year-old Kyle Simons, along with a third juvenile, were arrested.Police found pr...More >>
    By Alana Cerroneacerrone@abc6.comTwo men and one juvenile have been arrested in Tiverton after neighbors alerted police to the suspects breaking into nearby vehicles.Police say residents called headquarters Monday evening to notify them of the break-ins.When police responded to the area of Haskins Ave., three suspects attempted to flee but were caught after a brief foot pursuit.19-year-old Devin O’Loughlin and 20-year-old Kyle Simons, along with a third juvenile, were arrested.Police found pr...More >>
  • Woonsocket man faces code violations for holiday displays

    Woonsocket man faces code violations for holiday displays

    Nicole Brazier @NicoleBrazierTVnbrazier@abc6.comWOONSOCKET - On a hot July day, David Densmore sits on the porch of his Blackstone St. house, and reads the laundry list of violations he'll face Wednesday in housing court in Woonsocket....issues he says the city has with the materials he uses to build his famous Halloween and Christmas displays each winter. Issues, he also says, he's taken care of. "We already removed everything. We had trucks coming in and taking all the wood away! It all dis...More >>
    Nicole Brazier @NicoleBrazierTVnbrazier@abc6.comWOONSOCKET - On a hot July day, David Densmore sits on the porch of his Blackstone St. house, and reads the laundry list of violations he'll face Wednesday in housing court in Woonsocket....issues he says the city has with the materials he uses to build his famous Halloween and Christmas displays each winter. Issues, he also says, he's taken care of. "We already removed everything. We had trucks coming in and taking all the wood away! It all dis...More >>
  • Unemployment rate for veterans is high, could rise further

    Unemployment rate for veterans is high, could rise further

    Unemployment rate for veterans is high, could rise further

    By: Melissa Randallmrandall@abc6.com Finding a job in this economy isn't easy, especially in Rhode Island which has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country. That task is even more difficult for veterans who are facing even more employment challenges when they return home. When members of the military serve over seas their jobs aren't always waiting for them at home. The search for a new one can mean months without a paycheck. For Jonathan Bermudez, 25, the transition from the b...More >>
    By: Melissa Randallmrandall@abc6.com Finding a job in this economy isn't easy, especially in Rhode Island which has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country. That task is even more difficult for veterans who are facing even more employment challenges when they return home. When members of the military serve over seas their jobs aren't always waiting for them at home. The search for a new one can mean months without a paycheck. For Jonathan Bermudez, 25, the transition from the b...More >>
  • Family of six escapes Providence fire

    Family of six escapes Providence fire

    By: Dee DeQuattroEmail: ddequattro@abc6.comTwitter: @deedequattroA family of six is safe after escaping a morning fire at their home on Admiral Street. The fire started around 3:30 a.m. on the third floor of the three family home. No one was injured. The family is now be assisted by the Red Cross.(C) WLNE-TV 2014More >>
    By: Dee DeQuattroEmail: ddequattro@abc6.comTwitter: @deedequattroA family of six is safe after escaping a morning fire at their home on Admiral Street. The fire started around 3:30 a.m. on the third floor of the three family home. No one was injured. The family is now be assisted by the Red Cross.(C) WLNE-TV 2014More >>
  • Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down

    Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down

    By: The Associated PressEmail: News@abc6.comTwitter: @abc6KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry. The Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down 1:30 p.m. local time Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila.Defense Ministry spokesman Oleksiy Dmitrashkovsky says the planes may have been carrying up to two crew members each.(C) WLNE-TV/ The Associated PressMore >>
    By: The Associated PressEmail: News@abc6.comTwitter: @abc6KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry. The Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down 1:30 p.m. local time Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila.Defense Ministry spokesman Oleksiy Dmitrashkovsky says the planes may have been carrying up to two crew members each.(C) WLNE-TV/ The Associated PressMore >>
  • Firefighters battle truck fire in Coventry

    Firefighters battle truck fire in Coventry

    Courtesy of Rich CollinsCourtesy of Rich Collins
    By News Staff news@abc6.com Coventry Fire crews battled a massive tractor trailer fire Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the fire on Centre of New England Boulevard near the Home Depot. Members of the department say West Warwick, Warwick and Johnston firefighters were called to the scene to help. No word on any injuries. Police say the fire marshals office is investigating.(C) WLNE/TV 2014More >>
    By News Staff news@abc6.com Coventry Fire crews battled a massive tractor trailer fire Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the fire on Centre of New England Boulevard near the Home Depot. Members of the department say West Warwick, Warwick and Johnston firefighters were called to the scene to help. No word on any injuries. Police say the fire marshals office is investigating.(C) WLNE/TV 2014More >>
  • Nationwide fruit recall affects some RI stores

    Nationwide fruit recall affects some RI stores

    By News Staff news@abc6.com A food packing company has voluntarily recalled certain fruit products that have been sold in some stores in Rhode Island. The Wawona Packing Company in California has recalled certain peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots packed between June 1st through July 12th, due to the potential of the products being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The Department of Heath says Sam's Club, BJ's, Trader Joe's, Stop and Shop, Whole Foods, Save-A-Lot are stores in Rho...More >>
    By News Staff news@abc6.com A food packing company has voluntarily recalled certain fruit products that have been sold in some stores in Rhode Island. The Wawona Packing Company in California has recalled certain peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots packed between June 1st through July 12th, due to the potential of the products being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The Department of Heath says Sam's Club, BJ's, Trader Joe's, Stop and Shop, Whole Foods, Save-A-Lot are stores in Rho...More >>
  • New Bedford Market Basket workers among thousands to protest

    New Bedford Market Basket workers among thousands to protest

    Dozens of Market Basket employees lined the entrance of the New Bedford store Monday in an effort to get their former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas reinstated. The workers were among thousands across the region to take part in similar protests.More >>
    Dozens of Market Basket employees lined the entrance of the New Bedford store Monday in an effort to get their former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas reinstated. The workers were among thousands across the region to take part in similar protests.More >>
  • Former Sharon resident living in Israel responds to FAA flight suspension

    Former Sharon resident living in Israel responds to FAA flight suspension

    All flights from the U.S. into Israel's busiest airport in Tel Aviv have been suspended. The FAA’s decision came after a rocket fired by Hamas landed near the airport on Tuesday. ABC 6 News spoke with a former Sharon resident living in the country and her family still living in the United States about the decision.
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    All flights from the U.S. into Israel's busiest airport in Tel Aviv have been suspended. The FAA’s decision came after a rocket fired by Hamas landed near the airport on Tuesday. ABC 6 News spoke with a former Sharon resident living in the country and her family still living in the United States about the decision.

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