RICHMOND — An 18-year-old West Greenwich man is facing charges after the police said he established an online business in which he was selling THC oil vape cartridges through social media, including conducting a March transaction with a 13-year-old.
HOPKINTON — Early notification and a fast response helped firefighters prevent a fire that erupted in an attached garage at a Main Street house from spreading, limiting damage to the residence.
SCITUATE — The Rhode Island State Police are looking for upstanding, dedicated and hardworking men and women to become troopers.
HOPKINTON — About 80 birds were killed by smoke inhalation and injuries caused by a 4-alarm fire that erupted in the northern end of a sanctuary building at the Foster Parrots property on Woodville Alton Road early Thursday morning.
WESTERLY — Three families have been displaced following a fire that heavily damaged a house along Pearl Street on Monday night.
STONINGTON — A 31-year-old Charlestown man is facing charges after the police said a patrol officer found him “slumped over his seat” in a running car with a needle in his hand and a Glock pistol in his center console.
A rise in the number of brush fires across Rhode Island has led state officials and local fire departments to urge residents to maintain compliance with red flag warnings and avoid open burning on days where the fire danger is high.
WESTERLY — A fire that erupted within debris inside a town tractor-trailer at the Westerly Transfer Station Tuesday night was contained to the debris, helping to limit damage to the property.
STONINGTON — A 69-year-old Stonington Borough man remains in state custody in lieu of $51,000 in bonds after the police said he was arrested for driving under the influence three times over a five day period.
WESTERLY — A Canal Street man is facing drug charges after the police said detectives seized 12 grams of cocaine and over two pounds of marijuana while serving arrest and search warrants at his home last week.
WESTERLY — With pandemic restrictions beginning to loosen and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations just around the corner, local officers are stepping up enforcement to combat drunken driving — and they’ll have a little help from the state in keeping an eye on roadways.
HOPKINTON — Firefighters are asking residents to be cautious and avoid burning outdoors due to a high fire danger, a request that comes after firefighters on Saturday battled a shed fire along North Drive that had spread to a home and a large brush fire reported an hour later that impacted a…
WESTERLY — A Preston man is facing drug charges and a second has been charged with assault and providing false identification to police following a traffic stop along Route 78 on Wednesday afternoon.
A series of brush fires along the southbound side of Interstate 95 on Thursday from exits 1 to 7 impacted driver visibility and slowed traffic considerably as firefighters from across the region worked through the afternoon to extinguish the fires and reduce smoke conditions.
WESTERLY — The co-owner of a Beach Street restaurant is facing charges after the police said she broke into her own business in September and attempted to cover it up by calling police to report a break-in.
WESTERLY — A Florida man is facing charges after the police said a traffic stop along Post Road on Monday led to the discovery and seizure of 65 grams of uncut cocaine.
HOPKINTON — Police are urging residents to remain alert after receiving two calls in recent weeks reporting that catalytic converters had been removed and stolen from cars parked for the winter.
WESTERLY — A Connecticut man is facing charges after the police said he fled Walmart when a loss prevention officer with the company interrupted an attempt to steal more than $1,000 worth of clothing, food and other items.
WESTERLY — A Westerly man is facing charges after the police said officers conducting a traffic stop found him in possession of a loaded 9-mm handgun that was tucked in his waistband.
WESTERLY — An 18-year-old town resident is facing charges after the police said he had an inappropriate sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl that he met online late last year.
WESTERLY — Two Massachusetts residents are facing charges after the police said a traffic stop for speeding led to the seizure of more than 50 grams of cocaine.
OLD SAYBROOK — A Torrington man who authorities say targeted at least four Connecticut EMS agencies with Molotov cocktails has been arrested in Pennsylvania, police said.
HARTFORD — Connecticut prosecutors say there are major problems with a criminal justice reform proposal that could result in scores of people charged with minor crimes avoiding an electronic record of their arrests, according to a report obtained by The Associated Press.
RICHMOND — A North Providence woman is facing charges after the police said she crashed a stolen car along KG Ranch Road on Sunday afternoon.
TOLLAND, Conn. — Five people were arrested after a wild police chase Saturday evening that led to a state trooper being intentionally struck by a vehicle.
NEW HAVEN — A person of interest in the slaying of a Yale graduate student this month stole a car on the day of the killing before driving to Connecticut, according to a police report.
HOPKINTON — The cause of an early Monday rollover crash that left a 48-year-old Groton man with serious injuries remains unknown and a police investigation is ongoing, officials said Wednesday.
NORTH STONINGTON — A Providence-New London Turnpike home sustained damage after a fire erupted on the second-floor on Tuesday afternoon, but officials said the blaze was quickly extinguished and no injuries were reported.