WESTERLY – With the Town Council’s approval before the holidays, Westerly got the go-ahead to purchase 41 body-worn cameras for its police officers.

Connecticut State Police are warning residents across the state to beware of a growing number of scam efforts reported in recent days, including a rise in cryptocurrency-related scams, an effort that has become more sophisticated with growing interest in the currency in recent years.

STONINGTON — Two residents of a home along Moss Street were taken to Westerly Hospital and a third was pronounced dead at the scene following a Wednesday morning fire that erupted inside a Pawcatuck home.

HOPKINTON — When the Rhode Island Police Chiefs Association released a list of 20 promises to enhance transparency and improve community relations following the George Floyd incident, Police Chief David Palmer and Hopkinton police were among those who took an oath to meet these goals.

HOPKINTON — When Detective John Forbes approached Hopkinton Police Capt. Mark Carrier and Chief David Palmer with a request for a Goldendoodle as a police dog, Carrier said he thought Forbes might be joking.