RICHMOND — Rhode Island State Police are investigating the cause of a Monday morning crash along Interstate 95 South after officials said a car went off the highway and into the woods, striking a tree head-on.
LEDYARD — Connecticut State Police have initiated an investigation into an officer involved shooting after officials said two Ledyard officers fired several rounds each at a suspect that had led officers on a chase into a New London backyard before attempting to strike an officer with his car.
WESTERLY — Patrick Ruisi has served two years as a Westerly police patrolman and eight years with the National Guard, both jobs that reflect his desire to serve community and country.
RICHMOND — The Richmond police on Thursday reported the arrests of two juveniles, one for posting an indecent image of another student on a social media site, and the other for an assault. Both youths were to be referred to Family Court.
WESTERLY — The town's animal control officer is working with a 28-year-old local woman to find new homes for several dogs and cats that were removed recently from what the police described as "overwhelming conditions" inside a trailer outside a home on Ashaway Road.
WESTERLY — A Westerly man wanted in Connecticut on a gun possession charge was arrested in Westerly on Friday as a fugitive from justice.
STONINGTON — Police in Connecticut and Rhode Island were searching Tuesday for a suspect who had burglarized a home along Barnes Road and then stole several cars en route to the Hartford area.
STONINGTON — Two motorists are facing charges of driving under the influence following separate incidents, the first after traveling more than twice the speed limit and a second after nearly rear-ending a truck in front of an officer.
WESTERLY — A Granite Street resident is facing charges after police said he led officers on a high-speed chase through downtown on Saturday evening, nearly ramming a patrolman with his car at one point in an effort to avoid arrest.
Westerly police say they've found no negatives in their first two years of working with a local surveillance camera registry. Now Stonington is launching its own program in hopes of finding the same success.
STONINGTON — A North Stonington woman is facing charges after police said she fled from the scene of an accident on New Year's Eve that destroyed a light pole along Route 1.
STONINGTON — A North Stonington man is due in court next week to answer charges that he had harassed Stephen Bessette, moderator of the Stonington Community Forum Facebook page, and Bessette's family.
STONINGTON — Police and environmental officials are now at the mercy of Mother Nature when it comes to finding a car that plunged into the Pawcatuck River on New Year's Day.
HOPKINTON — State police are continuing an investigation into a Sunday night crash along Interstate 95 South that left a 35-year-old Hope Valley resident with serious injuries.
RICHMOND — Two 14-year-old boys were arrested after the police said witnesses reported seeing them smash several mailboxes along Tall Timbers Drive on New Year's Eve. The boys, one from Hopkinton and the other from Richmond, were charged with vandalism. The Hopkinton teenager was also charge…
RICHMOND — The Arcadia Branch of the Ocean Community YMCA was evacuated for a short time Tuesday night when an exterior propane tank that had run out of fuel emitted a strong odor, leaving concerns over a possible gas leak in the building.
STONINGTON — Police have added a syringe collection basket to the side of the medication disposal box in the department's front lobby as a safety precaution for officers, but was not encouraging people to use it with any regularity.
WESTERLY — Residents in the area of the Tower Street and Apache Drive neighborhoods were left without electricity for a short time Monday afternoon when officials said a car crashed into a utility pole near the Tower Street School.
Westerly and Stonington Police continue to keep an eye out for a car that crashed into the Pawcatuck River behind the Malted Barley early Tuesday and was seen floating past the Bridge Restaurant soon after the incident.
PAWCATUCK — Firefighters and the Stonington police diverted traffic from a section of Mechanic Street Thursday night because of a strong odor that smelled like natural gas but was emanating from spilled gear case oil.
U.S. Coast Guard officials and volunteers suspended their search Wednesday evening after two days of efforts to locate two missing fishermen off the coast of Block Island early on New Year’s Day.
STONINGTON — Officials called for a Life Star medical helicopter Wednesday to treat a man who suffered severe burns while working at the construction site of the Spruce Ridge apartment complex.
A courageous act, and some fortunate timing, have turned an Ashaway man into a local hero after police said his actions may have saved the life of a Providence man who crashed into the Pawcatuck River early Tuesday morning.
MASHANTUCKET — Tribal police are continuing to investigate after three people suffered various stab wounds in a a New Year’s Day fight at the Foxwoods Resort and Casino.
Rhode Island State Police arrested 16 people on suspicion of DUI over the holiday enforcement period, while a targeted enforcement by Connecticut State Police over the lengthy New Year's weekend lead to another 36 to be charged with DUI.
NORTH STONINGTON — Firefighters extinguished a car fire along Interstate 95 North Tuesday morning after flames extended into the cab of a Mazda, causing heavy damage to the car.
WESTERLY — Warmer temperatures and a mild start to the winter have helped to curb the number of calls for animals left in harsh conditions — and officials are hoping pet owners will take precautions during the coming months to help keep it that way.
WESTERLY — The Westerly police reported Tuesday that an employee of the Malted Barley had rescued a New Jersey motorist who had driven into the Pawcatuck River.
STONINGTON — A New York man is facing charges after police said he broke a wooden bedpost in his room and tried to stab and choke a woman with it during a disturbance at a Mystic hotel.
WESTERLY — Leadership of the Westerly Police Department continued to dominate the headlines in 2018.
WILLIMANTIC — A man with a gun who posted a Christmas Day video threatening a judge and two child welfare workers, including one from Stonington, was arrested Thursday morning by the Connecticut State Police.
GROTON — A crash on Interstate 95 South left two people with minor injuries and caused traffic delays for more than an hour on Thursday. Emergency responders were dispatched shortly after 12:15 p.m. to the area between Exits 89 and 88 for an eight-vehicle crash. By the time responders arrive…