A 5-year-old boy with autism was rescued from the Blackstone River in Pawtucket. Police said officers were called to the area of School Street around 6:30 a.m. after the boy was reported missing.

Map. History of Rhode Island conflict

25 June 2018
11 month ago
A New Bedford man died from injuries suffered in a motorcycle crash early Sunday morning. According to State Police, the crash took place near the intersection of I-95 and Route 146 around 5:30 a.m. Sunday.
11 month ago
A third-party contractor hit a gas main on Water Street, causing a gas leak and local evacuations Monday afternoon. National Grid said the Warren Fire Department evacuated around 50 individuals in the area near the reported leak.
11 month ago
A 5-year-old boy with autism was rescued from the Blackstone River in Pawtucket. Police said officers were called to the area of School Street around 6:30 a.m. after the boy was reported missing.
11 month ago
Providence, Rhode Island shooting at 923 Atwells Ave: no casualities
11 month ago
Providence, Rhode Island shooting at Newark St: 1 injured
11 month ago
Construction work on the Central Street Bridge in North Smithfield is causing some road closures this weekend. Route 146 South between the Forestdale/Slatersville exit and Exit 1 in Massachusetts was closed from late Friday night into late Saturday morning while steel for the new bridge was placed; Route 146 North will be closed in the same area from Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning.
11 month ago
Providence, Rhode Island shooting at Friendship St: no casualities
11 month ago
Two of the six suspects in the murder of a North Providence man were sentenced to prison Thursday for their roles in the killing.
11 month ago
6 months of free in-state commuter rail begins Monday.
11 month ago
Providence, Rhode Island shooting at Handy St: 1 injured
11 month ago
Providence, Rhode Island shooting at 31 Salmon St: no casualities
11 month ago
Providence: Fatal shooting nearby a Providence nightclub. A 22-year-old man was shot walking down Corinth Street after leaving Noah Lounge at 1137 Broad Street
11 month ago
Providence, Rhode Island shooting at Corinth St: 1 killed
11 month ago
A man is dead after he was shot in the upper body early Saturday morning on Corinth Street in Providence.
11 month ago
The new and improved Pawtucket Avenue bridge in East Providence reopened on Friday, just in time for a potentially record-setting weekend for travel.
11 month ago
Rhode Island’s highways often get congested with traffic, especially during the summer, so the state Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is offering an alternate method of travel for commuters – and it won’t cost them a dime.
11 month ago
18 states opposed to Kobach voter data request: CA, CT, IN, KY, MA, MN, NC, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, RI, TN, UT, VA, VT, WA
12 month ago
Providence: Police investigating after 27-year-old man shot several times on June Street. Injuries appear serious
12 month ago
At least 3 people were rushed to Rhode Island Hospital Tuesday night after a truck crashed on Colwell Road.
12 month ago
Firefighters were called to the scene of a barn fire early Wednesday morning. Firefighters say that no animals were harmed in the blaze.
12 month ago
State Sen. Ana Quezada has been suspended from her day job with the Providence Department of Inspections and Standards, a spokesperson for the city confirmed Monday.
1 year ago
Police arrested a man Saturday morning who they say was firing a gun into the air in the middle of a city street.
1 year ago
A 12 year-old child was located safely Saturday afternoon after being missing for most of the day.
1 year ago
Providence, Rhode Island shooting at 49 Grape St: no casualities
1 year ago
Police are investigating after a man was hit by a car that fled the scene early Saturday morning. It happened on the Plainfield Street around 1:15 a.m. for reports of a man lying in the roadway. A 48-year-old man was leaving a bar nearby when he was hit by a car.
1 year ago
This mother is looking for the lost necklace that holds her son's ashes.
1 year ago
"All of the signals are suggesting that Flynn's already cooperating with the FBI," @SenWhiteHouse
1 year ago
New Bedford Police are investigating a shooting Monday afternoon that sent a 60-year-old man to the hospital with serious injuries.
1 year ago
Emergency crews on scene of a crash on Rte. 6 East near Dean St. Traffic moving slow in this area.
1 year ago
A Newport man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to possession with intent to distribute at least 500 grams of cocaine.
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