Children's Friend Organization in Need of More Holiday Donations
Children's Friend Organization in Need of More Holiday Donations

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) -- A local Christmas tradition for over 25 years, the Children's Friend holiday drive, collects toys and gifts for kids in need. But circumstances this year are leaving donations running low.

Pawtucket-Based Foolproof Brewing Up for Sale
Pawtucket-Based Foolproof Brewing Up for Sale

The Pawtucket-based brewery has been serving thirsty customers since December of 2012, and company founder and president, Nick Garrison, told ABC 6 he's now looking for suitors to buy the business. 

Scott Cook
A Grinch is stealing Xmas decorations in Wrentham
A Grinch is stealing Xmas decorations in Wrentham

There is a Grinch on the loose in Wrentham. Someone is going around stealing Christmas decorations from people's lawns in the middle of the night.

Ellie Romano
Dozens protest sex offender Richard Gardner moving to Lincoln
Dozens protest sex offender Richard Gardner moving to Lincoln

More than 50 people protested Wednesday night outside what they believe to be the new home of convicted sex offender Richard Gardner in Lincoln.

Brittany Comak
Man arrested for spraying RIPTA bus driver in the face with Raid
Man arrested for spraying RIPTA bus driver in the face with Raid

Providence Police officers have charged a man with assault, after allegedly spraying a RIPTA bus driver with Raid hornet killer.

Ellie Romano
Pedestrian hit and killed on I-95 North in Providence
Pedestrian hit and killed on I-95 North in Providence

Rhode Island State Police confirmed that a man was hit and killed early Wednesday morning on I-95 North. 

Daniel Hollingworth
Serious Motor vehicle Accident in North Smithfield
Serious Motor vehicle Accident in North Smithfield

North Smithfield Police said they are currently investigating a serious crash that happened just before 6:00 pm.

Jewish community reacts to kosher deli shooting
Jewish community reacts to kosher deli shooting

Officials say the gunmen did intentionally target the kosher grocery store in Jersey City, and now members of the Jewish community are speaking out about their concerns.

Jordan Mazza
Attleboro City Council Members Propose Lifting Winter Parking Ban
Attleboro City Council Members Propose Lifting Winter Parking Ban

The long standing winter parking ban prohibits overnight parking on city streets between December 1 and March 31, whether it’s snowing or not.

Tim Studebaker
Public Health Council Approves new Vaping and Tobacco restrictions in Massachusetts.
Public Health Council Approves new Vaping and Tobacco restrictions in Massachusetts.

As of Wednesday, The Massachusetts Public Health Council approved regulations that restrict the sale of nicotine and flavored vaping and tobacco products. 

One man shot, two women beaten in Providence home invasion
One man shot, two women beaten in Providence home invasion

Providence Police are investigating a brutal home invasion that happened early Wednesday morning in the city's Elmwood section.

Daniel Hollingworth & Amanda Pitts
Clothing donations needed for sexual assault survivors whose clothes are taken as evidence
Clothing donations needed for sexual assault survivors whose clothes are taken as evidence

Advocacy groups are looking for practical items to go to survivors of sexual assault-- like undergarments and socks. 

Ellie Romano
Providence child home for the holidays after lung transplant
Providence child home for the holidays after lung transplant

Joey Alvarado has been in three different hospitals in the last year after he was diagnosed with interstitial lung disease.

Brittany Comak
Rep. Langevin throws his support behind impeachment of President Trump
Rep. Langevin throws his support behind impeachment of President Trump

Representative David Cicilline (D-RI) has been on board with the impeachment of President Donald Trump since day once, but Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI) has said he'd wait to decide. That wait ended Tuesday afternoon.

Amanda Pitts
Heavy gunfire reported in Jersey City neighborhood
Heavy gunfire reported in Jersey City neighborhood

Gunfire has been reported in a Jersey City neighborhood.

Chemical spill forces evacuations at UMass Dartmouth
Chemical spill forces evacuations at UMass Dartmouth

The students were allowed back in the building roughly six hours later.

Brittany Comak
Trump and Cicilline face off on Twitter after ‘Fox News Sunday’
Trump and Cicilline face off on Twitter after ‘Fox News Sunday’

Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) is President Donald Trump's latest target on Twitter, amid the impeachment inquiry.

Ellie Romano
Operation "Bussed Out" nabs 23 for drug trafficking at Kennedy Plaza
Operation "Bussed Out" nabs 23 for drug trafficking at Kennedy Plaza

The Providence Police Department announced Monday the outcome of their four-month-long investigation into drug trafficking at Kennedy Plaza in downtown Providence.

Amanda Pitts
Former Boy Scouts volunteer pleads not guilty to 17 sex counts
Former Boy Scouts volunteer pleads not guilty to 17 sex counts

James Glawson, now 75, pleaded not guilty to 16 counts of first-degree sexual assault and one count of possession of child pornography in Washington County Superior Court.

Amanda Pitts
The inspiration behind the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Pete Frates dies
The inspiration behind the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Pete Frates dies

Former Boston College baseball star and inspiration behind the ALS ice bucket challenge passed away on Monday. 

RI broadcasters come together with first family to spread mental health awareness
RI broadcasters come together with first family to spread mental health awareness

Governor Gina Raimondo and her husband, Andy Moffit, came together with the Rhode Island Broadcasters Assoc. on Monday to launch a new initiative on mental health awareness. 

Ellie Romano
Police investigate after Portsmouth High School receives tip on school threat
Police investigate after Portsmouth High School receives tip on school threat

The Portsmouth Police Department said there is no imminent danger after the Portsmouth High School received a tip about a possible school threat. 

Brooke Taylor
Providence police search for hit and run suspect after car crashes into home
Providence police search for hit and run suspect after car crashes into home

Police are searching for the suspect of a hit and run after the driver caused another car to crash into a home on River Avenue in Providence

Brooke Taylor
Suspect identified in police-involved shooting
Suspect identified in police-involved shooting

An on-duty Cranston police officer fired his gun at a suspect Saturday morning. Now the suspect's neighbors are reacting.

Driver arrested for DUI after multi-car crash in South Kingstown
Driver arrested for DUI after multi-car crash in South Kingstown

A driver was arrested for driving under the influence after a crash on Commodore Perry near Post Road in South Kingstown, on Saturday night. 

Brooke Taylor
Fatal 3-car crash in Raynham
Fatal 3-car crash in Raynham

Police are investigating a three-car crash that killed a woman in Raynham on Saturday night. 

Brooke Taylor

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