A forensic psychiatrist says a man had a psychotic break when he beat a Rhode Island man to death and shouldn’t be held criminally responsible.
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A 48-year-old Coventry man is charged with breaking into a garage and stealing a large number of tools, according to Coventry Police. He was also charged with drug possession by another town.
The memorial park dedicated to the Station Nightclub Fire victims has been diminished and dirtied by litter, and the problem is compounded by someone who stole trash cans from the park.
Road rage incident leads to hit-and-run arrest in Richmond. William Griffin, 21, turned himself in last Thursday after police said he crashed into a vehicle at the intersection Old Mountain Trail and Hillsdale Road. According to police, Griffin fled the scene and officers found a second car on its side. The two victims in the second car suffered minor injuries.
The opening of a proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Rhode Island has been delayed until at least 2020.
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.
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.
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.
Providence, Rhode Island shooting at 923 Atwells Ave: no casualities
Providence, Rhode Island shooting at Newark St: 1 injured
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.
Providence, Rhode Island shooting at Friendship St: no casualities
Two of the six suspects in the murder of a North Providence man were sentenced to prison Thursday for their roles in the killing.
6 months of free in-state commuter rail begins Monday.
Providence, Rhode Island shooting at Handy St: 1 injured
Providence, Rhode Island shooting at 31 Salmon St: no casualities
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
Providence, Rhode Island shooting at Corinth St: 1 killed
A man is dead after he was shot in the upper body early Saturday morning on Corinth Street in Providence.
The new and improved Pawtucket Avenue bridge in East Providence reopened on Friday, just in time for a potentially record-setting weekend for travel.
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.
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Providence: Police investigating after 27-year-old man shot several times on June Street. Injuries appear serious
At least 3 people were rushed to Rhode Island Hospital Tuesday night after a truck crashed on Colwell Road.
Firefighters were called to the scene of a barn fire early Wednesday morning. Firefighters say that no animals were harmed in the blaze.
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.
Police arrested a man Saturday morning who they say was firing a gun into the air in the middle of a city street.
A 12 year-old child was located safely Saturday afternoon after being missing for most of the day.
Providence, Rhode Island shooting at 49 Grape St: no casualities
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.