Coventry residents vote to cut fire budget by 15%
Coventry residents vote to cut fire budget by 15%

By: Rebecca TurcoEmail: rturco@abc6.comTwitter: @Rebecca_TurcoFacebook: RebeccaTurcoABC6COVENTRY – Residents in Coventry voted to cut their embattled fire district's budget by nearly 15 percent.The nearly three-hour budget meeting Tuesday night was heated at times. Voters approved a taxpayer-pitched budget reduction of $432,500, then approved the modified budget of $2,470,800.As a result, the tax rates have been set on each $100 to 26 cents on residential property, 39 cents on commercial prop...

Two retired priests suspended from ministry for sexual abuse allegations
Two retired priests suspended from ministry for sexual abuse allegations

The Diocese of Fall River announced Sunday that two retired priests have been suspended from ministry due to allegations of sexual abuse of a minor.

Daniel Hollingworth
Man arrested after robbing elderly man at Twin River
Man arrested after robbing elderly man at Twin River

A man was arrested after robbing an elderly man at knife point at Twin River Casino Saturday night.

Daniel Hollingworth
Providence Police searching for an escaped prisoner, possibly armed
Providence Police searching for an escaped prisoner, possibly armed

Providence police are searching for a man who escaped their custody at Rhode Island Hospital.

Daniel Hollingworth & Brooke Taylor
Man crashes into tree on 95 North in Warwick
Man crashes into tree on 95 North in Warwick

A man was taken to Kent County Hospital after his car traveled off-road and hit a tree overnight.

Daniel Hollingworth
Central Falls House Fire Displaces 4 families
Central Falls House Fire Displaces 4 families

4 families were displaced after a house fire on Washington Street in Central Falls on Saturday night, according to the fire department. 

Brooke Taylor
Body of missing man found in Seekonk
Body of missing man found in Seekonk

The body of a missing Seekonk man was found Saturday, according to the Seekonk Police Dept. 

Brooke Taylor
Local mailman embraces cold temperatures head on
Local mailman embraces cold temperatures head on

Unfortunately for many temperature drops and snow doesn't mean getting a day off of work. 

Daniel Hollingworth
Southern New Englanders re-adjust to winter
Southern New Englanders re-adjust to winter

Residents have weather whiplash after record warmth turned to snow in just a matter of days.

Jordan Mazza
Five injured in two separate crashes within the same hour in Easton
Five injured in two separate crashes within the same hour in Easton

Two separate crashes happened within 30 minutes of one another in Easton Friday night sending five people to the hospital.

Daniel Hollingworth
Tickets to President Trump's Impeachment Trial available to RIers
Tickets to President Trump's Impeachment Trial available to RIers

The office of Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed is making tickets to President Trump's impeachment trial available to Rhode Islanders. 

Daniel Hollingworth
'It's just terrible': Anti-Semitic sign hung at Dartmouth bagel shop
'It's just terrible': Anti-Semitic sign hung at Dartmouth bagel shop

Dartmouth Police Detectives are investigating an incident of anti-Semitism after an offensive sign found outside a local bagel shop.

Ellie Romano
Head of state veteran's home to step down
Head of state veteran's home to step down

Gen. Rick Baccus, Administrator of the Rhode Island Veterans Home Community Living Center, announced today he will be leaving the position in March.

Jason Lawrence
Warwick's Police K9 gets body armor donation from local non-profit
Warwick's Police K9 gets body armor donation from local non-profit

Warwick's Police K9 is getting a brand new bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a local non-profit. 

Ellie Romano
Warwick Police investigate tire theft at MetLife
Warwick Police investigate tire theft at MetLife

Detectives in Warwick are investigating a tire theft at the MetLife parking lot.

Ellie Romano
Shelter dog recovering, still needs help and a home
Shelter dog recovering, still needs help and a home

Hugo is on the road to to recovering from emergency surgery, but his friends at the East Greenwich Animal Protection League are still hoping he will soon find a home.

Jason Lawrence
Two suspects arrested for robbing same bank on different days
Two suspects arrested for robbing same bank on different days

Police in Central Falls arrested two suspects who are accused of robbing the same bank on separate occasions.

Ellie Romano
Popular breakfast joint damaged in North Providence fire
Popular breakfast joint damaged in North Providence fire

A popular restaurant in North Providence is badly damaged after a fire broke out Friday afternoon.

Ellie Romano
Feral cat shelter vandalized
Feral cat shelter vandalized

A group of volunteers with non-profit PawsWatch is picking up the pieces after someone vandalized one of its feral cat shelters in Warwick.

Brittany Comak
Central Falls man charged with obstructing search for missing girl
Central Falls man charged with obstructing search for missing girl

A 31-year-old Central Falls man was charged with providing false information to detectives during the recent search for a missing girl in Cranston, police announced today.

Jason Lawrence
Raimondo sets first-in-nation renewable energy goal
Raimondo sets first-in-nation renewable energy goal

The governor's executive order sets the most ambitious renewable energy goal of any state in America.

Jordan Mazza
RI Senators weigh-in ahead of impeachment trial
RI Senators weigh-in ahead of impeachment trial

With the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump set to begin Tuesday Rhode Island's senators believe things are already off to a rocky start. Even though it's called a trial, Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) have questions abo

Daniel Keith
Warwick Police searching for person who threw logs at parked cars at Stop & Shop
Warwick Police searching for person who threw logs at parked cars at Stop & Shop

The Warwick Police Department is investigating after wooden logs were thrown through car windshields at the Stop & Shop on Quaker Lane.

Amanda Pitts
Perella's Ristorante in Warren gets facelift from Food Network show
Perella's Ristorante in Warren gets facelift from Food Network show

A restaurant in Warren got a much-needed makeover thanks to the Food Network show "Restaurant Impossible".

Amanda Pitts
Resolutions on schools, Port of Providence approved by city council
Resolutions on schools, Port of Providence approved by city council

Resolutions calling for transparency in school spending and a review of development at the Port of Providence were approved at the Providence City Council meeting Thursday night.

Jason Lawrence
Holy Cross community mourns loss of star rower killed in Florida crash
Holy Cross community mourns loss of star rower killed in Florida crash

The Holy Cross community is mourning the loss of star rower, Grace Rett, who was killed Wednesday in a car crash in Florida. 

Ellie Romano

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