STONINGTON — A Mystic man is facing one count of sexual assault after police completed an investigation into a complaint made in September.
NORTH SCITUATE — State police have filed DUI charges against 11 people including a wrong-way driver and man speeding at 105 mph following an enhanced enforcement over St. Patrick's Day weekend.
WESTERLY — Officers arrested two men on suspicion of driving under the influence last Wednesday, the first on a warrant from a previous crash and the second after police said he turned onto Sosoa Lane in front of an officer with sparks emanating from a wheel of his truck.
NORTH SCITUATE — The acting director of Rhode Island's E-911 call center has been relieved of duties and reassigned to another position after officials said he had been training employees in basic first aid without certification.
HARTFORD — Gun-maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
NORTH STONINGTON — A cat died in a house fire on Meadow Wood Drive Thursday morning, but officials said a rapid response by firefighters helped limit heavy damage to the kitchen area.
An Ashaway man who dived into the Pawcatuck River to rescue a man from a sinking car on New Year's Day was honored by the state Senate on Tuesday.
STONINGTON — The Stonington Police Department is seeking applicants for the job of animal control officer, a full-time position that opened recently when Officer Keri Bush took the animal-control job in Groton.
STONINGTON — For the better part of the past decade, Seth Wakeman had served as the face of the Quiambaug Fire District while his wife, Joanna, provided support behind the scenes. Members of the agency are now mourning the sudden loss of the couple, which Quiambaug Fire District President Jo…
PROVIDENCE (AP) — Health officials are encouraging Rhode Island residents to carry an overdose-reversal medication because of the number of opioid overdoses that occur in public places.
MYSTIC — A Groton woman is facing a charge of driving under the influence after police said she struck and killed a man and a woman who were crossing Greenmanville Avenue near Rossie Pentway Saturday evening.
WESTERLY — An Exeter man charged within the past month with several counts of sexual assault, including one incident involving an 18-year-old disabled man, was associated with a Boy Scout troop that meets in the parish hall of Immaculate Conception Church, the church's pastor said Friday.
Col. James M. Manni, superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police, has announced the arrest of a tractor-trailer truck driver on DUI charges on southbound Interstate 95 in West Greenwich.
STONINGTON — Two people are dead following a crash near Exit 90 off Interstate 95 southbound that is being blamed on a wrong-way driver.
Three people were seriously injured Saturday night in a wrong-way collision on southbound Interstate 95 near Exit 90 in Mystic. The state police, who were investigating, said it involved multiple vehicles.
Col. James M. Manni was sworn in Friday as the 14th superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police during a ceremony attended by hundreds of well-wishers at the Rhode Island Statehouse in Providence.
HOPKINTON — A Charlestown man is facing charges after police said they found amphetamine pills and 2 ounces of suspected methadone during a traffic stop.
STONINGTON — An 18-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after the police said an investigation found that he had inappropriately touched another passenger's genitals while they were riding in a van earlier this year. The man, Austin Thomas Serio, of 101 Brookside Lane, Stonington, was charged…
WESTERLY — Two residents of an apartment at Apache Drive are receiving help from the American Red Cross after their home was damaged in a kitchen fire Tuesday evening.
WESTERLY — Two elderly residents suffered smoke inhalation in a fire that broke out in the kitchen of an Apache Drive apartment Tuesday afternoon.
A South Kingstown woman has been convicted in the August 2017 death of a 75-year-old woman while driving under the influence and has been sentenced to serve seven years in prison.
WESTERLY — A wok fire at New China Pavilion caused a bit of a stir just before lunchtime Wednesday, but a sprinkler helped douse the fire, preventing any damage to the restaurant.
NORTH STONINGTON — Two cats remain unaccounted for and a barn on a residential property on Pendelton Hill Road was destroyed after a blaze tore through the one-story structure on Wednesday morning.
WESTERLY — An 18-year-old Westerly man was arrested last week after the police said his car struck a curb at more than 60 mph and went airborne off Tom Harvey Road, landing on its roof.
WESTERLY — Members of the Watch Hill Fire Department were called to the Ocean House at about 11:20 p.m. Monday when heavy smoke set off fire detectors in the subbasement level of the property. Fire Chief Robert Peacock said the fire was confined to a large motor in one of the building's main…
WAKEFIELD — A judge has ordered Laura Reale, the 35-year-old Westerly woman convicted in the 2010 death of Charlestown resident Colin B. Foote, to serve the remainder of her suspended sentence after she violated the conditions of her release for the second time.
WESTERLY — Reports of a stabbing along Canal Street on Sunday evening were disseminated quickly through a third-party mobile app, but police warn that the information released through the app was not quite accurate.
STONINGTON — Police are asking for help from the public in identifying a man they said attempted to use counterfeit currency to purchase an assortment of gift cards from a local business.
STONINGTON — Firefighters and medics assisted a man after officials said he fell off a seawall near the intersection of Omega and Hancox streets in Stonington Borough on Sunday evening.
STONINGTON — An expansion of the chaplain program at the police department aims to offer first responders and town residents with an enhanced level of emotional support, and the effort will come at virtually no cost to taxpayers.
BOSTON — Locked up for life after 16 years on the run, murderous Boston gang boss James "Whitey" Bulger couldn't stand how much the world around him had changed.
A local woman who owns restaurants in Noank and New London is facing federal drug and money laundering charges following a Drug Enforcement Administration investigation into an alleged drug trafficking operation in Connecticut.
WAKEFIELD — A Westerly woman convicted in the 2010 killing of a motorcyclist has been remanded back to state prison after officials said she violated conditions of her probation for the second time in less than three years.
WESTERLY — A local woman is facing charges after police said she lied about her name to try and avoid being arrested on a warrant, leading police to discover her in possession of numerous pills, including several narcotics, without proper prescriptions.
WESTERLY — The cause of a Thursday morning fire along Sacco Drive remains under investigation and officials said late Monday that there were several “unusual circumstances” involved that are making it difficult to determine an exact cause.