Ordinance calls for Federal Hill nightlife changes
Ordinance calls for Federal Hill nightlife changes

City Councilor Rachel Miller is set to introduce an ordinance Thursday night that would prevent new nightlife businesses on Federal Hill from staying open past midnight.

Driver crashes into car wash in Johnston
Driver crashes into car wash in Johnston

Police are investigating an incident at a car wash on Killingly Street in Johnston where witnesses say a driver tried to run over another individual.

Daniel Hollingworth
Excessive Heat Through Sunday
Excessive Heat Through Sunday

Hot and humid conditions expected for the area Friday through Sunday. Friday, 80s to near 90° with even hotter temperatures expected for Saturday and Sunday. 90s to near 100° Saturday and Sunday with heat index values between 105° and 110°.

Jeff Desnoyers
Witness chases and captures hit and run suspect
Witness chases and captures hit and run suspect

A white pickup truck rolled on its side after it crashed into a trailer parked legally on South Main Street in Fall River on Wednesday, according to the Fall River Police Department.

Brooke Taylor
Massachusetts bill would let EMTs treat injured police dogs
Massachusetts bill would let EMTs treat injured police dogs

BOSTON (WLNE/AP) - First responders would be allowed to treat and transport injured police dogs to veterinary hospitals under a proposal being considered by Massachusetts lawmakers. First responders would be allowed to treat and transport injured police d

Daniel Keith
Dangerous Weekend Heat Prompts Changes at Outdoor Events
Dangerous Weekend Heat Prompts Changes at Outdoor Events

Some events are going on as planned, with extra precautions to keep people safe. At least one event is cancelled.

Tim Studebaker
State Police investigating dog photographed on back of tow truck
State Police investigating dog photographed on back of tow truck

Massachusetts State Police are investigating after a dog was seen on the open flatbed of a tow truck traveling down the highway Wednesday.

Samuel Vaccaro
Attleboro Police make arrest in massive marijuana bust
Attleboro Police make arrest in massive marijuana bust

After a months-long investigation into a suspected marijuana operation taking place in several rented buildings on Eddy Street, Attleboro Police arrested 39-year-old Marshall Muir.

Samuel Vaccaro
Epstein denied bail in underage sex trafficking case
Epstein denied bail in underage sex trafficking case

A federal judge has denied bail for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges involving underage girls. 

Samuel Vaccaro
Police arrest seventh suspect in Federal Hill murder
Police arrest seventh suspect in Federal Hill murder

Anthony Elderkin, 28, of Johnston, was arrested on Felony Assault charges after the fatal beating and stabbing of Stephen Cabral outside Club Seven on Spruce Street June 30.

Samuel Vaccaro
Somerset Police arrest suspected bank robber
Somerset Police arrest suspected bank robber

Following a two-week investigation, Somerset Police arrested 31-year-old Thomas Rodrigues in connection with a robbery at St. Michael’s Federal Credit Union on July 5.

Samuel Vaccaro
Man charged with murder in 2016 death of toddler
Man charged with murder in 2016 death of toddler

Authorities in Massachusetts have charged a California man with murder in the death in 2016 of a 2-year-old boy.

Alison Pierel
RI Eats: Ellie's in Providence
RI Eats: Ellie's in Providence

If you walk down Weybosset Street, you'll find a thriving arts community, and along with it, the first stop on our Rhode Island Eats tour--Ellie's.

John Krinjak
HVAC Companies Busy Ahead of Weekend Heat
HVAC Companies Busy Ahead of Weekend Heat

HVAC companies across the region have been flooded with calls from people looking to get their A/C serviced before the weekend heat.

Scott Cook
Leaders react to JUMP bike price jump
Leaders react to JUMP bike price jump

Customers aren't the only ones who seem blindsided by the sudden price increase: community and city leaders are too.

Jordan Mazza
Newport City Council working to revise restrictions in new food truck ordinance
Newport City Council working to revise restrictions in new food truck ordinance

The Newport City Council is trying to amend an ordinance that entrepreneurs say make it nearly impossible to operate a food truck in the city.

Brittany Comak
Annual Summer Sports Clinic Held For Disabled Vets
Annual Summer Sports Clinic Held For Disabled Vets

Nearly 40 disabled veterans traveled to Rhode Island for the annual Summer Sports Clinic, a rehabilitation sporting event by the Providence VA Medical Center and VA Boston Health Care System. 

Brooke Taylor
RIDE Commissioner talks plans to tackle PVD Schools crisis
RIDE Commissioner talks plans to tackle PVD Schools crisis

The report released last month detailed crumbling schools within the district, not a whole lot of learning going on in classrooms, rowdy behaviors from students causing safety concerns, and crumbling buildings.

Daniel Keith
Federal Hill nightclub to learn its fate next week
Federal Hill nightclub to learn its fate next week

The Board met Wednesday afternoon to discuss the fate of Club Seven, the Spruce Street nightclub outside of which Steven Cabral was beaten and stabbed to death on June 30.

Samuel Vaccaro & Amanda Pitts
New law requires nearly every school statewide to carry naloxone
New law requires nearly every school statewide to carry naloxone

Governor Gina Raimondo signed more than 100 bills into law this week. Among those bills includes one addressing naloxone in schools.

Ellie Romano
Pawtucket to offer 'cooling centers' to help beat the weekend heat
Pawtucket to offer 'cooling centers' to help beat the weekend heat

The City of Pawtucket announced cooling centers to be made available during the heatwave anticipated over the upcoming weekend.

Samuel Vaccaro
Nautical Auction in Newport Includes Items from Titanic
Nautical Auction in Newport Includes Items from Titanic

The auction will include items from great ships throughout the past few centuries, as well as items created by students that will benefit their school.

Tim Studebaker
Three RI men arraigned on child pornography charges
Three RI men arraigned on child pornography charges

Scott P. Hickey, 40, of Coventry, Robert Gillissie, 45, of Warwick, and John Amaral, 26, of Providence, were arrested by FBI agents and arraigned in U.S. District Court Wednesday.

Samuel Vaccaro
Prosecutors drop groping case against Kevin Spacey
Prosecutors drop groping case against Kevin Spacey

Prosecutors have dropped a case accusing Kevin Spacey of groping a young man at a Massachusetts resort island bar in 2016.

Samuel Vaccaro
New Bedford man arrested, charged with intent to distribute crack
New Bedford man arrested, charged with intent to distribute crack

Joshua Washburn, 24, was arrested after Dartmouth Police located approximately 9 grams of suspected crack in his vehicle during a traffic stop.

Samuel Vaccaro
Department of Health announces bison recall
Department of Health announces bison recall

The Rhode Island Department of Health announced a recall of bison burgers and ground bison Wednesday due to E. coli concerns.

Samuel Vaccaro

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