Mayor Correia not resigning, doubling down on his innocence
Mayor Correia not resigning, doubling down on his innocence

Mayor Jasiel Correia saying he will not resign after being arrested by the FBI last Thursday. He doubled down on what he said outside of Federal Court last week, at a press conference Tuesday morning.

Dogs evacuated due to Hurricane Michael arrive in RI
Dogs evacuated due to Hurricane Michael arrive in RI

Brisket, Zeppelin, and Mandie are just a few of the ten dogs calling the Potter League in Middletown home - for now. "They were in a shelter in Birmingham, Alabama,” says Executive Director Brad Shear. “But after the hurricane hit the shelters

Alana Cerrone
Fall River City Council to decide Correia's future as mayor
Fall River City Council to decide Correia's future as mayor

Tuesday, the city council in Fall River will decide what to do with its embattled mayor.

Chloe Leshner
Therapeutic masks help young cancer patients through radiation treatment
Therapeutic masks help young cancer patients through radiation treatment

A new mask program at the Lifespan Cancer Institute at Rhode Island Hospital is changing what's usually a stressful situation for cancer patients.

Alana Cerrone
Convicted child rapist will move to RI, state can't release his address
Convicted child rapist will move to RI, state can't release his address

A convicted child rapist has moved to Rhode Island and the Department of Corrections says his address will not be on the state’s sex offender registry.

Native American students weigh-in on Sen. Warren DNA test
Native American students weigh-in on Sen. Warren DNA test

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren released a DNA test that she said shows strong evidence of her Native American ancestry, but the results have been met with skepticism from President Trump and Native Americans. The results were released in a campaig

Daniel Keith
Warren woman charged in police pursuit across state lines
Warren woman charged in police pursuit across state lines

A Warren woman appeared before a judge Monday after leading police on a chase from Warwick to Swansea, injuring a police officer along the way.

Amanda Pitts
ACLU: Judge sides with lawmaker asking about Google money
ACLU: Judge sides with lawmaker asking about Google money

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) –The American Civil Liberties Union says a judge has ordered the attorney general to waive thousands of dollars in fees for documents related to how the state is spending $50 million forfeited by Google.

Sarah Rooney
Poll: RIers split on banning semi-automatic rifles
Poll: RIers split on banning semi-automatic rifles

Gun control is a polarizing issue in Rhode Island.

Rebecca Turco
Drivers, parents happy as school bus services return to Providence
Drivers, parents happy as school bus services return to Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I (WLNE) -- The wheels on Providence school buses are once again moving round and round, after the drivers union and First Student bus company reached a new contract agreement over the weekend

Scott Cook
Providence Police investigating shooting
Providence Police investigating shooting

Providence Police are investigating a Sunday afternoon shooting on Atlantic Avenue that left one man injured.

Mayor Elorza speaks on end of bus drivers’ strike
Mayor Elorza speaks on end of bus drivers’ strike

Providence school bus drivers head back to work Monday, after spending 11 days on the picket line.

Rebecca Turco
Poll shows only 23% of Rhode Island voters believe Bishop Tobin is doing a good job
Poll shows only 23% of Rhode Island voters believe Bishop Tobin is doing a good job

Recent polling shows most Rhode Island voters feel lukewarm at best about Bishop Tobin. Only 23% say he's doing a good job.

Amanda Pitts
Warwick man arrested, exotic animals seized from hotel
Warwick man arrested, exotic animals seized from hotel

A Warwick man was arrested Saturday afternoon and several exotic animals were seized at a Framingham hotel.

Fall River's St. Anne's Church set to close
Fall River's St. Anne's Church set to close

According to a statement by Bishop da Cunha of Fall River, St Anne’s Church will be closing its doors by the end of November.

Samuel Vaccaro
Animal Control: Cats thrown from car in Providence
Animal Control: Cats thrown from car in Providence

Providence Animal Control Center is looking for information on several cats found thrown from a car Saturday.

Samuel Vaccaro
Results of ABC6/The Public's Radio/Providence Journal Poll
Results of ABC6/The Public's Radio/Providence Journal Poll

Please click on the following images to see the complete results of our poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey center.

Bus drivers to head back to work Monday with retirement plan
Bus drivers to head back to work Monday with retirement plan

Bus drivers in the city of Providence are heading back to work on Monday with a retirement plan, after almost two and half weeks of striking.

Amanda Pitts
Fire damages Fairhaven home
Fire damages Fairhaven home

Firefighters spent several hours battling a fire on Fort Street early Saturday

Massachusetts State Police transport horses following crash
Massachusetts State Police transport horses following crash

Massachusetts State Police stepped in to transport several horses after a Saturday morning crash rendered their trailer unusable.

Samuel Vaccaro
VA: More vouchers available to help homeless vets pay rent
VA: More vouchers available to help homeless vets pay rent

The Providence VA Medical Center says more housing vouchers are available to help homeless veterans in Rhode Island and Massachusetts pay rent.

Mayor Correia returns to FR City Hall after arrest, as Councilors mull options
Mayor Correia returns to FR City Hall after arrest, as Councilors mull options

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE) -- Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia was back at City Hall Friday, a day after being arrested and pleading not guilty to federal fraud charges. "I've done nothing wrong," Correia said Thursday. "There's no plans to resign."

John Krinjak
First Student, Teamsters reach a tentative deal
First Student, Teamsters reach a tentative deal

On day eleven of the Providence bus strike, First Student is demanding the strike ends by the end of the day.

Amanda Pitts
RI State Police bust Providence man on drug, firearm charges
RI State Police bust Providence man on drug, firearm charges

A Providence man was arrested Friday with over 400 marijuana plants and 8 pounds of dried marijuana, as well as a loaded handgun in his possession.

Samuel Vaccaro
Health officials warn of toxic algae blooms at 2 ponds
Health officials warn of toxic algae blooms at 2 ponds

Rhode Island public health and environmental officials are warning the public to avoid two more bodies of water because of toxic algae blooms.

Six buses destroyed in fire at First Student lot
Six buses destroyed in fire at First Student lot

Providence Police and the Providence Fire Department are conducting a joint investigation following a fire at the First Student bus yard Thursday night.

Amanda Pitts

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