STONINGTON — Residents and business owners in the borough have battled with the sudden presence of rats and skunks in past years, but police are now warning about a new pest at Stonington Point: minks.
HOPKINTON — A 33-year-old Groton woman who was working as a live-in caregiver for a Panciera Lane resident is facing charges after the police said she took a shotgun belonging to her employer while intoxicated and fired several rounds toward the tree line outside his home during the early mo…
STONINGTON — Traffic on Interstate 95 south was brought to a standstill late Tuesday morning after a four-vehicle crash that left both a flatbed truck and a minivan engulfed in flames.
STONINGTON — A Pawcatuck man is facing charges after the police said he stole a dog and pair of sunglasses from a car parked at Olde Mistick Village before leading officers on a foot chase that ended after he fell several times while trying to get away.
HOPKINTON — Members of the Hope Valley-Wyoming Fire Department, in partnership with police, fire and ambulance associations in the region, will host a parade on Saturday to commemorate those lost during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
HOPKINTON — A New London woman is facing charges after the police said she approached an employee outside an Ashaway manufacturing company while wielding two hatchets and struck his forearm after questioning why he was there.
RICHMOND — The residents of a home along Buttonwoods Road have been displaced following a Tuesday afternoon fire that erupted within a woodworking shop in the basement of the home.
Troopers with the Connecticut State Police responded to over 6,200 calls for service over Labor Day weekend in a busy end-of-summer enforcement that netted 41 arrests for driving under the influence.
STONINGTON — An Ansonia man is facing charges in connection with the theft of an ATM from the Henny Penny convenience store in Pawcatuck more than three years ago after the police said his DNA was found in the car used during the theft.
NORTH STONINGTON — Increased traffic flow, an uptick in the number of summer visitors and volunteer availability during weekday shifts have left leaders at the North Stonington Volunteer Fire Company with a difficult balancing act to assure they are able to continue to meet the community’s g…
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island police officer opened fire at a man pointing a gun at him, prompting an investigation by the state attorney general's office, authorities said.
CHARLESTOWN — Members of the community have stepped up to help a Rhode Island State Trooper and his family, raising $65,000 in under four days after they lost their home in a Thursday afternoon fire as friends, extended family and neighbors seek to help the family get back on their feet.
PORTLAND, Maine — Motorists put the pedal to the metal during the pandemic and police are worried as roads get busy with the final stretch of summer travel.
SCITUATE — Anyone who has ever wanted to know what it’s like to be a Rhode Island State Police trooper now has their chance.
RICHMOND — Police have filed charges against a Hopkinton man that officers said “was driving with reckless disregard for others” just prior to a crash on July 1 that led to the death of a 73-year-old attorney and seriously injured his wife.
RICHMOND — Police have filed charges against a Hopkinton man that officers said "was driving with reckless disregard for others" just prior to a crash on July 1 that led to the death of a 73-year-old attorney and seriously injured his wife.
WESTERLY — Members of the public are invited to meet with Smokey Bear, check out old fire engines and other apparatus, and learn about local fire services during the Watch Hill Fire Department's annual Fire Prevention and Fire Safety Night on Wednesday.
NORTH SMITHFIELD — A bill to name a Rhode Island post office after a soldier who died in service to the country has passed the U.S. Senate.
Smoke alarms save lives and are critical in protecting families from the devastation of home fires. They provide early warning of fire and allow for additional time to escape before smoke and flames obstruct and hinder your exit. However, there are times when smoke alarms sound when there is…
STONINGTON — A 21-year-old Massachusetts man is facing charges after the police said he used racial slurs and other derogatory language towards staff at a Pawcatuck hotel, then proceeded to challenge both staff and later police officers to a fight.
NORTH STONINGTON — Police and firefighters rescued four hikers, two adults and two children, on Saturday afther the family got lost while hiking along Lantern Hill
WESTERLY — A year ago, members of the Dunn’s Corners Fire Department had to work hard to save a 50-year tradition, altering the annual Karl E. Kenyon Smokey Bear Parade to adhere to social-distancing guidelines. Firefighters broke from the usual crowd interactions and local residents were le…
PROVIDENCE — Officials are warning residents and workers in Rhode Island to beware of a scam targeting individuals through text messages.