Third case of EEE appears in Massachusetts
Third case of EEE appears in Massachusetts

On Friday the Massachusetts Department of Health announced a man over the age of 60 has tested positive for the virus. They say he was exposed to it in northern Franklin County.

Ross Perry
Volunteers Clean Up Providence Schools Ahead of New School Year
Volunteers Clean Up Providence Schools Ahead of New School Year

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) -- Amid concerns about buildings being ready for the start of classes in a couple of weeks, volunteers are helping the city clean up some of its schools.

Scott Cook
Our Schools: Will Providence buildings be ready for the first day?
Our Schools: Will Providence buildings be ready for the first day?

Crumbling school buildings and less-than-ideal learning conditions have been a problem in Providence for years.

John Krinjak
Providence pumps the brakes on JUMP bikes
Providence pumps the brakes on JUMP bikes

In a statement from Mayor Jorge Elorza’s office, they say the temporary pause on the JUMP bikes is a joint public safety effort between the city, JUMP, and share sponsors.

Ross Perry & Brittany Comak
North Kingstown man to plead guilty to threatening professor
North Kingstown man to plead guilty to threatening professor

A North Kingstown man agreed to plead guilty Thursday to sending multiple violent and threatening e-mails to a Massachusetts professor, according to the United States Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling.

Daniel Hollingworth
Providence's Flow nightclub to remain closed
Providence's Flow nightclub to remain closed

Officials from Providence’s Flow nightclub were back before the city’s Board of Licenses Thursday afternoon where they decided the club will remain closed until at least next Monday.

Daniel Hollingworth
Nathan Carman testifies in civil trial
Nathan Carman testifies in civil trial

On day six of Nathan Carman's civil trial, the 26-year-old was called to testify.

Daniel Hollingworth & Amanda Pitts
Small Earthquake Rattles Wareham Early Wednesday Morning
Small Earthquake Rattles Wareham Early Wednesday Morning

The 1.7 magnitude quake hit at 1:31am, waking some residents, no immediate reports of damage.

Tim Studebaker
Falmouth man to serve two years for sexually assaulting a passed out woman
Falmouth man to serve two years for sexually assaulting a passed out woman

61-year-old Russell Lopes pleaded guilty last week against charges of indecent assault, battery, and larceny.

Ross Perry
Pawtucket teen killed in motorcycle crash
Pawtucket teen killed in motorcycle crash

A 16-year-old has died after a motorcycle crash early Wednesday morning in North Attleboro, according to the Bristol County District Attorney’s office.

Daniel Hollingworth
K9 leads to arrest of wanted New Bedford man
K9 leads to arrest of wanted New Bedford man

While trying to scale a fence, Slavin saw K9 Devaney advancing and yelled “I give up” while dropping to the ground.

Ross Perry
Former Warwick man sentenced to 40 years for producing and possessing child pornography
Former Warwick man sentenced to 40 years for producing and possessing child pornography

It was found that Monroe had over 36,000 pictures and 960 videos containing child pornography. Among the videos were at least 19 different rapes that Monroe filmed himself committing spanning over the course of three years

Ross Perry
Patrick Chung of the NE Patriots indicted on cocaine possession charges
Patrick Chung of the NE Patriots indicted on cocaine possession charges

According to authorities, Patrick Chung of the New England Patriots has been indicted on charges of cocaine possession. 

Alison Pierel
Early morning shooting leads to police chase, ending in a crash
Early morning shooting leads to police chase, ending in a crash

A police report says that two officers were patrolling the area of Elmwood Ave and Whitmarsh St just after 1:00 Thursday morning when they heard multiple gun shots ring out from the area of Updike Street.

Ross Perry
Southern New England Staycations: Beavertail State Park
Southern New England Staycations: Beavertail State Park

Whether it's a brisk hike on land, meeting the creatures that live underwater, or checking out some sweet views up in the air, Beavertail State Park has it all.

John Krinjak
Overdose spike linked to counterfeit pills
Overdose spike linked to counterfeit pills

Health officials and first responders are on high alert after a sudden spike in overdoses. They're blaming fake pain meds.

Jordan Mazza
RI Attorney Generals office gives update on Wyatt incident investigation
RI Attorney Generals office gives update on Wyatt incident investigation

Attorney General Peter Neronha said the criminal investigation against correctional officers at the Wyatt Detention Center is still ongoing, at a press conference Wednesday morning. 

Alison Pierel, Ross Perry & Brooke Taylor
Education commissioner sees teacher absenteeism as concern
Education commissioner sees teacher absenteeism as concern

Rhode Island state Education Commissioner Angelica Infante-Green has vowed to address attendance in Providence schools

RI man arrested for child sexual exploitation
RI man arrested for child sexual exploitation

A Middletown man was arrested by Rhode Island State Police on several charges related to the sexual exploitation of a child.

Daniel Hollingworth
Rehearsals for Trinity Rep’s ‘The Prince of Providence’ underway
Rehearsals for Trinity Rep’s ‘The Prince of Providence’ underway

In just a few weeks a play about Buddy Cianci’s life will hit the stage at Trinity Rep.

Daniel Hollingworth
Nathan Carman to testify Thursday
Nathan Carman to testify Thursday

On day six of his federal civil trial, Nathan Carman is expected to testify. Carman is being sued by the companies that insured his boat "Chicken Pox" after he filed an $85,000 claim after it sank.

Amanda Pitts
Late mobster's son appears in court, charged with killing ex-girlfriend
Late mobster's son appears in court, charged with killing ex-girlfriend

The son of the late mobster Bobo Marrapese appeared before a judge in superior court today accused of strangling his ex-girlfriend to death.

Scott Cook
Congressman Langevin announces he supports impeachment inquiry
Congressman Langevin announces he supports impeachment inquiry

Congressman Langevin said that while he does not take talks of impeachment lightly, he does believe that the issues mentioned in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report warrants an impeachment investigation.

Ross Perry
Feds arrest former state police union leader and lobbyist
Feds arrest former state police union leader and lobbyist

Federal authorities have arrested the former president and the lobbyist for the Massachusetts State Police labor union after they say the two misused union funds for personal gain.            

Wareham casino plans laid out by developers
Wareham casino plans laid out by developers

 In Massachusetts a developer wants to build another casino and much more.

Alison Pierel

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