Rhode Island Senate approves bill to change license plates
Rhode Island Senate approves bill to change license plates

An effort is underway to replace Rhode Island's distinctive 'wave' license plates and more than double the cost of the new ones.  

Al Mac's Diner reopens under new management
Al Mac's Diner reopens under new management

The historic Fall River diner re-opened for business Wednesday morning

Samuel Vaccaro
ACI correctional officer arrested, charged with assaulting inmate
ACI correctional officer arrested, charged with assaulting inmate

A correctional officer at the ACI in Cranston has been charged with simple assault after allegedly striking a handcuffed inmate.

Samuel Vaccaro
URI science building evacuated due to Hazmat scare
URI science building evacuated due to Hazmat scare

Hazardous materials teams responded to the University of Rhode Island campus Wednesday morning after a container of improperly stored chemicals was found.

Samuel Vaccaro
Suspected drug dealer arrested in Wareham
Suspected drug dealer arrested in Wareham

Wareham Police arrested a suspected drug dealer Tuesday following in investigation into illegal drug activity in the area.  

Samuel Vaccaro
Florida man indicted in Rhode Island on bank fraud charges
Florida man indicted in Rhode Island on bank fraud charges

Federal prosecutors in Rhode Island say a Florida man stole the identities of people, and used the information to apply for ATM cards, which he then used to fraudulently withdraw money from their bank accounts.

ABC6 Summer Kickoff: Protecting yourself from summer pests
ABC6 Summer Kickoff: Protecting yourself from summer pests

Factors like what you're wearing, or even the beer you drink, can make you an even bigger target.

John Krinjak
New bill proposes tax on opioid makers to combat crisis
New bill proposes tax on opioid makers to combat crisis

Everyone at the hearing agreed more needs to be done to tackle the opioid crisis. The question is whether taxing pharmaceutical companies is the way to pay for it.

Jordan Mazza
Our very own Ken Bell was the keynote speaker at the annual ABC6 "Best of the Class" event
Our very own Ken Bell was the keynote speaker at the annual ABC6 "Best of the Class" event

The best and the brightest young minds of Rhode Island and Southern Massachusetts gathered together Tuesday for a special honor.

Daniel Hollingworth
Memorial Day weekend events honor New Bedford veterans
Memorial Day weekend events honor New Bedford veterans

Several events are planned during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend to honor veterans from New Bedford who lost their lives serving the United States.

Daniel Hollingworth
High school graduates react to college admissions scandal
High school graduates react to college admissions scandal

As graduating seniors who just wrapped up what can be a rigorous college application process, we wanted to know how they felt about the college admissions scandal that swept the nation.

Alana Cerrone
Family testifies against man accused in 2013 Pawtucket murder
Family testifies against man accused in 2013 Pawtucket murder

Emotional testimony at a bail hearing Tuesday for the man charged in a 2013 Pawtucket murder. Family members of Jeffrey Lebrun were called by prosecutors to testify against Juan Gibson, a man who was dating a friend of Lebrun's oldest stepdaughter at the

Daniel Keith
Pro-Choice Rhode Islanders participate in 'Stop the Bans' rally
Pro-Choice Rhode Islanders participate in 'Stop the Bans' rally

Protesters at today's 'Stop the Bans' rally say they're fed up with women's bodies being legislated.

Brittany Comak
T.F. Green Airport announces new nonstop service to the Dominican Republic
T.F. Green Airport announces new nonstop service to the Dominican Republic

Rhode Islanders will soon have a new, tropical destination to get away to from their local airport: Punta Cana.

Samuel Vaccaro
Utility worker injured in fall from bucket truck
Utility worker injured in fall from bucket truck

A National Grid worker was transported to the hospital after suffering from electric shocks and falling from a bucket truck in Norton.

Samuel Vaccaro
Ethics commission fines Lt. Gov. $250 over Taiwan trip
Ethics commission fines Lt. Gov. $250 over Taiwan trip

Rhode Island Lt. Gov. Daniel McKee has been fined $250 by the state Ethics Commission for failing to disclose a trip he took to Taiwan.     

Daniel Hollingworth
Cooley agrees to contract extension, stays with Providence College
Cooley agrees to contract extension, stays with Providence College

Providence College President Reverend Brian J. Shanley, O.P. and Vice President/Athletics Director Bob Driscoll announced today that Ed Cooley has agreed to a multi-year contract extension to remain head coach of the men’s basketball program.

Samuel Vaccaro
Suspect in violent rape case added to Massachusetts 'Most Wanted' list
Suspect in violent rape case added to Massachusetts 'Most Wanted' list

There's a new face on the mass state police most wanted list, and authorities are hoping the publicity will help track down the suspect, 33-year-old Carlos Vizcaino.

Samuel Vaccaro
Coast Guard to open 3 seasonal stations this week
Coast Guard to open 3 seasonal stations this week

The Coast Guard is opening three seasonal stations later this week.

Samuel Vaccaro
Man arrested after stealing car, robbing gas station
Man arrested after stealing car, robbing gas station

21-year-old Nathan Fay was arrested Sunday night after stealing a car and robbing a gas station in Warwick.

Samuel Vaccaro
ABC6 Summer Kickoff: Keeping safe at the pool, beach
ABC6 Summer Kickoff: Keeping safe at the pool, beach

We caught up with a local lifeguard about everything you need to know before you go swimming, and checked back in with an Attleboro father whose viral video of his toddler scaling a pool ladder is serving as a cautionary tale for parents around the world.

John Krinjak
ABC6 Summer Kickoff: Staying safe in the sun
ABC6 Summer Kickoff: Staying safe in the sun

We spoke with local skin cancer survivors and a Providence dermatologist, about what you need to know to protect yourself from the sun's harmful rays.

John Krinjak
Federal Hill club shut down after two hurt in shooting
Federal Hill club shut down after two hurt in shooting

Providence Police asked for the closure to continue their investigation. 

Swansea votes for redevelopment authority, green lighting sale of mall
Swansea votes for redevelopment authority, green lighting sale of mall

According to Selectman Carreiro, the sale of the mall was contingent on the creation of the authority.

Brittany Comak
Police investigating a pair of armed robberies
Police investigating a pair of armed robberies

Multiple shootings took place Monday morning, one in Attleboro, Massachusetts and one in Providence.

Daniel Hollingworth
WaterFire Providence to hold first Basin Fire of the season on Thursday
WaterFire Providence to hold first Basin Fire of the season on Thursday

WaterFire Providence has released the details of the first Basin Fire of the season which will happen this Thursday, May 23. This will only be a basin lighting and not the famous full WaterFire lighting.

Daniel Hollingworth

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