WESTERLY — A local woman is facing drug and weapons charges after the police said she was found in possession of 37 wax folds of fentanyl, multiple pills and a 3.75-inch knife after she was involved in a crash while driving under the influence early Tuesday.
WESTERLY — Police have filed charges against a 21-year-old Pleasant Street man who is alleged to have had improper sexual contact with a 15-year-old Westerly girl on at least three different occasions between September and New Year's Eve.
HOPKINTON — Early notification and a quick response helped limit damage at a home along Keith Drive following a Sunday evening chimney fire.
NORTH STONINGTON — Connecticut state troopers and Hopkinton officers are investigating following a Sunday morning attempted robbery along Clark Falls Road.
NEW YORK — A former CIA software engineer charged with leaking government secrets to WikiLeaks says it's cruel and unusual punishment that he's awaiting trial in solitary confinement, housed in a vermin-infested cell of a jail unit where inmates are treated like “caged animals."
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island has sued Portsmouth on behalf of a resident who's been ordered to take down signs on his property that are critical of the town.
WESTERLY — Three people are facing charges after the police said they failed to call for emergency help following the suspected overdose of a local woman earlier this week.
STONINGTON — A Connecticut man is facing charges after the police said he and another individual stole an ATM from a Pawcatuck gas station in 2018.
NORTH STONINGTON — Two people suffered serious injuries and were taken to nearby hospitals following a head-on collision along Pendleton Hill Road on Monday afternoon.
STONINGTON — A Superior Court judge and former state senator is facing charges after officers responding to reports from a concerned citizen last week determined he was driving under the influence.
Across the region, law enforcement officers have expressed outward support for efforts to roll out a COVID-19 vaccination plan to help bring an end to the pandemic.
MADISON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been charged with defrauding investors in an alcoholic beverage company and diverting hundreds of thousands of dollars for his personal use, federal authorities announced.
Electric and gas customers across the state are being urged to remain alert following a significant rise in the reported number of scams by those posing as bill collectors.
A recent rise in the number of stolen cars and thefts from cars reported in southwestern Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut have led to a renewed partnership between law enforcement in both states, and local police are reminding residents to lock up their valuables to avoid becoming a…
PROVIDENCE — A 28-year-old former Charlestown resident has been sentenced to serve 12 years in state prison for the sexual assault of an 18-year-old woman in 2018.
HOPKINTON — Officers have filed DUI charges against a Bradford man and Westerly woman after each crashed into a stone wall and a third person was charged in a traffic stop during a busy Sunday for local police.
WESTERLY — A Bowling Lane resident is facing charges after the police said a well-being check led officers to find he had hidden a loaded AR-15 underneath a bed that a child was sleeping in following a domestic incident with the child's mother.
WESTERLY — A 48-year-old local man is expected to face charges following a near five-hour standoff with police at a Newton Avenue home on Friday night and Saturday morning in which he fired more than a dozen arrows out of a window at officers, striking and damaging a police cruiser.
Connecticut's Correction Department and Attorney General's Office launched investigations Monday into the anti-Muslim social media posts of a state prison guard.
A New Jersey man who was charged in early 2020 with targeting students across the U.S. in a child pornography scam, including three in Rhode Island, was sentenced Tuesday to more than seven years in federal prison.
WESTFIELD, Mass. — A veteran returned a sword he stole from a statue of a Revolutionary War general 40 years ago, telling the head of the Massachusetts town's historical commission that he regretted taking it.
WESTERLY — From the day he was born, it appeared Keith Kenyon was destined to become a fire chief. Now he will have that opportunity in the place where it all began, the Dunn’s Corners Fire Department.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — Towns in central Connecticut and across the state have experienced a dramatic increase in car thefts and burglaries in 2020, a trend officials have blamed on the pandemic but also on laws that restrict police from engaging in pursuits related to property crimes.
First responders and medical personnel from across southern Rhode Island have started receiving COVID-19 vaccinations as part of a coordinated regional effort through the state Department of Health in conjunction with local police, fire and ambulance personnel.
HOPKINTON — The police department is partnering with MADD Rhode Island and law enforcement across the state to make sure the stories of DUI victims like Tori Lynn Andreozzi are not forgotten.
Firefighters with the Hope Valley-Wyoming Fire Department responded to a pair of crashes Sunday morning within minutes of each other. First responders were called to Main Street near Canonchet Road for a two-car crash with fluid spills, and moments after arriving on scene firefighters were c…
WESTERLY — Officers with the Westerly Police Department have partnered with MADD Rhode Island to increase efforts to prevent drunk driving this holiday season while honoring victims of past DUI crashes.
RICHMOND — A local man is facing DUI and weapon charges after police said an officer conducting a traffic stop for suspicion of driving under the influence found a shotgun and pistol in the passenger section of the car.
BOSTON — Boston police and prosecutors are investigating after body camera footage surfaced that shows officers pushing protesters, pepper-spraying crowds and one officer talking about hitting protesters with a police vehicle.
STONINGTON — An 18-year-old woman was taken to Rhode Island Hospital by Life Star emergency helicopter with life-threatening injuries Monday night after she crashed her car into the back of a tractor-trailer while driving along Interstate 95 North.
WESTERLY — For years, the Westerly Police Department has partnered with the Jonnycake Center to support those in need by collecting hundreds of toys every December for the center’s staff to deliver to less fortunate families.