Autistic man starts his own business after no one else would hire him
Autistic man starts his own business after no one else would hire him

N. SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WLNE) - A new business in North Smithfield is spreading awareness on the importance of hiring people with disabilities.

13 people charged in drug trafficking conspiracy
13 people charged in drug trafficking conspiracy

In total, authorities were able to get more than 1000 grams of Fentanyl off the streets, potentially saving hundreds of lives.

Brittany Comak
Ramp crashes through East Walpole driver's windshield
Ramp crashes through East Walpole driver's windshield

Police responded to a call for an accident after a ramp crashed through an East Walpole woman's windshield as she was driving Tuesday afternoon.

Providence Police investigating Thursday afternoon shooting
Providence Police investigating Thursday afternoon shooting

Providence Police are investigating a shooting after a man was shot in the arm in on Progress Avenue Thursday.

Daniel Hollingworth
Second DPW employee fired following racist incident
Second DPW employee fired following racist incident

Two Providence Department of Public Works employees are facing consequences after an alleged racial incident on the job. 

Ellie Romano
2 facing charges following a convenience store robbery
2 facing charges following a convenience store robbery

Two Wareham residents are being charged following a robbery of a Pawtucket convenience store last Thursday.

ABC6 Sports Play of the Week Nominees (Nov. 11-17)
ABC6 Sports Play of the Week Nominees (Nov. 11-17)

Here are the nominees for ABC6 Sports Play of the Week!

Nick Coit
Dredging to Begin on Woonasquatucket & Providence Rivers
Dredging to Begin on Woonasquatucket & Providence Rivers

The roughly one month project is aimed at deepening the rivers after years of winter storm road sand washed into the rivers & settled on the bottom.

Tim Studebaker
UPDATE: 20 people received medical attention at Bristol Community College following hazmat incident
UPDATE: 20 people received medical attention at Bristol Community College following hazmat incident

Public safety agents responded to a report of an unknown odor at Bristol Community College on Purchase Street around 10:00 am on Thursday. 

House fire on Hopkins Hill Road leaves residents displaced
House fire on Hopkins Hill Road leaves residents displaced

Coventry Police and Fire Departments responded to the report of a house fire on Hopkins Hill Road, Wednesday morning.

Tractor trailer strikes utility pole
Tractor trailer strikes utility pole

A tractor trailer attempted to enter onto State Road when it struck a utility pole on Tuesday. The utility pole was split in half and electrical wires fell over the truck and the road.

Colleges offer Menard children free tuition
Colleges offer Menard children free tuition

The outpouring of support for Lt. Menard's family is coming from across the country -- and now from colleges and universities closer to home.

Jordan Mazza
Young girl battling disease signs with RIC basketball team
Young girl battling disease signs with RIC basketball team

The Rhode Island College women's basketball team has a new honorary member - and she's only about three feet tall.

Brittany Comak
No-Shave November: Fighting Prostate Cancer
No-Shave November: Fighting Prostate Cancer

For 53-year-old William Guertin of Burrillville, a PSA blood test raised a red flag with his doctor.

John Krinjak
Police searching for armed home invasion suspect
Police searching for armed home invasion suspect

Warwick Police are still in search for an armed home invasion suspect that entered a home on Draper Avenue on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019.

Serial Entrepreneur Mann Kong Went From Failing Classes to Generating 1.7 Million Dollars Per Month
Serial Entrepreneur Mann Kong Went From Failing Classes to Generating 1.7 Million Dollars Per Month

Seventeen-year-old serial entrepreneur and digital marketing expert, Mann Kong, went from being a failing high school student, getting straight F's at school and...

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SPECIAL REPORT: Sex on the Streets
SPECIAL REPORT: Sex on the Streets

Often considered to be the world's oldest profession, prostitution, whether you realize it or not is running rampant in Rhode Island, according to advocates, law enforcement, as well as male and female sex workers.

Daniel Keith

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