WESTERLY — For Westerly police recruits David F. Fernandes, Dylan P. Turner and Mitchell F. Carrier, Memorial Day weekend was supposed to be one of celebration.
An anticipated reduction in the number of travelers this Memorial Day weekend has not resulted in call volume for Connecticut State Police.
WESTERLY — A 57-year-old local man is facing charges after he allegedly admitted to producing two pipe bombs found in town recently, including one discovered by a pest control contractor at a home on the corner of Turtleback Road Wednesday.
STONINGTON — Efforts to locate a missing Stonington woman on Thursday led to the discovery of a body along the Connecticut side of the Pawcatuck River.
WESTERLY — Those who are not following state orders or town regulations over Memorial Day weekend can expect to find themselves dealing with an officer, Lacey said.
WESTERLY — A 23-year-old Charlestown man is facing charges after the police said he narrowly missed driving head-on into a home at 15 Sleepy Hollow Court early Monday morning while driving under the influence of acid.
WESTERLY — A Stonington man is facing DUI charges after the police said he struck a pick-up truck belonging to the Westerly Water Department on Monday causing it to flip onto its side before then hitting two other trucks that were parked at nearby homes.
RICHMOND — A man was freed from a car and taken to Rhode Island Hospital with serious injuries Thursday morning after emergency officials said his car collided with a construction truck along Interstate 95 South.
WESTERLY — Two people are recovering from symptoms of hypothermia after their jet ski capsized, and two others were assisted back to shore following a separate incident off of Sandy Point Island during a busy Sunday afternoon for first responders.
HOPKINTON — A Westerly man under court order to use an interlock ignition device is facing DUI charges for the second time this year after the police said two separate motorists flagged down the same officer when the man nearly flipped his Jeep while driving erratically.
PROVIDENCE — Two Rhode Island businessmen have been charged with filing a bank loan application that sought to defraud the federal government of $500,000 in forgivable loans through the Small Business Administration under the CARES Act.
HOPKINTON — Halfway through the 134th class of the Rhode Island Municipal Training Academy, the instruction came screeching to a halt. Members of the class, including newly sworn Hopkinton Police Officer Chad Welch, were sent home for two weeks without any idea what to expect next.
A New Jersey man who was charged in January with targeting students across the U.S. in a child pornography scam, including three in Rhode Island, has pleaded guilty to federal charges of cyberstalking and receipt of child pornography
Rhode Island state troopers are taking a moment amid the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis to help local communities in a different way — by reading children's books for families to enjoy.
WESTERLY — When the daughter of John “Shorty” Terranova gave Community Officer Howard Mills a call about 10 days ago to check up on Mills at Terranova's request, Mills said he knew immediately that he needed to do something for the decorated U.S. Army veteran.
STONINGTON — A 19-year-old Pawcatuck resident is facing charges after the police said he had inappropriate sexual relations with a 14-year-old and behaved inappropriately in front of the victim’s 11-year-old sister at the girls’ home in March.
The attorney generals of both Rhode Island and Connecticut have signed onto a coalition with 19 other state attorneys general seeking that 3M do more to stop the price gouging of its products.
Connecticut officials are warning residents that the COVID-19 crisis has led to a flood of pyramid schemes through social media targeting those who just received their economic stimulus payments.
STONINGTON — A complaint from a Mystic business led officers to arrest a woman from New York who was attempting to use a fake ID to broker a fraudulent transaction worth thousands of dollars, the police said.
WESTERLY — Approximately two weeks into the state-mandated COVID-19 restrictions, the Westerly Police Department received a call that the agency never had before: reports of a coyote wandering through the streets downtown.
STONINGTON — A memorial at the Stonington Town Dock built over the weekend paid tribute to Charles J. Lathrop, a Westerly man who died Thursday as a result of injuries suffered when he fell overboard last week while working on a commercial scallop boat.
RICHMOND — Officers have filed DUI charges against two drivers who are suspected of being under the influence during separate crashes on Old Mountain Road and Pine Hill Road earlier this month.
WESTERLY — A local woman is facing DUI charges after the police said she was involved in a crash on Hobart Street Friday evening, then attempted to drive away despite the fact that the collision had caused her to lose one of her tires.
CHARLESTOWN — Members of the Cross' Mills Fire Department extinguished a blaze that erupted after a one-car crash along Post Road Tuesday and had spread into a nearby brushline.
The Rhode Island Attorney General has a stern message for landlords across state during the COVID-19 public health crisis: If you evict your tenants without a proper court order, there will be consequences.
Local police departments across Rhode Island and Connecticut are working closer with state and federal agencies in an effort to combat a rise in fraudulent schemes related to COVID-19.
WESTERLY — After two years as leader of the Dunn's Corners Fire Department, Christopher P. DeGrave is preparing to turn over the reins.
CHARLESTOWN — An early morning fire caused significant damage to a Crossland Street home Thursday morning, but officials said residents were able to escape the blaze uninjured.