As the start of the annual Karl E. Kenyon Smokey Bear Parade approached on Thursday afternoon, Dunn's Corners Fire Chief Christopher DeGrave had a tough decision to make. Radar maps weren't favorable much of the day, but the parade had never been canceled and he wasn't about to be the first …
When Stonington police arrested Robert Donell Annunziata, a suspect wanted for murder in Georgia, after he fled the scene of a traffic stop on I-95, K-9 units were crucial in his capture, according to Stonington Police Capt. Todd Olson.
WESTERLY — A Bristol man was been ordered held without bond after the police said he stole a 1955 Chevrolet from a man in Narragansett on Tuesday, rear-ended a car on Route 1 in Charlestown and then led police on a chase in Westerly before crashing the car into a ditch near Robin Hollow Lane.
WESTERLY — Westerly police said a local man threatened to kill an officer's newborn son and family after his arrest in a domestic dispute Sunday night.
WESTERLY — A Westerly man who fled from an alleged break-in in Smithfield last week was arrested Friday by Westerly police on a charge of filing a false report after he told local police that the rental car he had been driving was stolen.
A Connecticut man is facing charges in two states after police said he fled from the scene of a two-car crash on Atlantic Avenue, only to be stopped across the border in Stonington and charged with driving under the influence.
WESTERLY — A Connecticut woman suffered minor injuries following a Friday afternoon accident in the Walmart parking lot involving an elderly woman who struck the victim and five cars when her foot became stuck on the gas, the police said.
WESTERLY — Two Connecticut men are facing DUI charges following a targeted enforcement Saturday evening that included the assistance of the Providence Police BAT Mobile.
PROVIDENCE — Former East Greenwich businesswoman Monique N. Brady, 44, whose company, MNB, specialized in preserving foreclosed homes for resale, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges associated with a $10.3 million dollar Ponzi scheme.
WESTERLY — A Massachusetts man was arrested on DUI charges Friday night after the police said he struck curbing at the Weekapaug Bridge, damaging his car.
CHARLESTOWN — About a year ago, when Eagle Scout candidate Bryar Whelan set out to build a community police memorial, he heard over and over that he needed to scale back the project to make it more achievable.
WESTERLY — Members of the Dunn's Corners Fire Department set a record for participation during the annual Karl E. Kenyon Smokey Bear Parade in 2018, and it's possible they could do it again this year.
STONINGTON — A local housekeeper is facing charges after the police said a complaint about missing medication led officers to discover that she had stolen and cashed several checks belonging to a client on Stony Brook Road.
STONINGTON — Charles Stern, a Rhode Island minister who was recently identified in thefts from YMCAs across the Northeast, including Westerly, is facing additional charges after Stonington police said he was seen in surveillance videos using credit cards stolen from the Mystic YMCA.
STONINGTON — Two package stores and a bar have been referred to the state Liquor Control Commission after they were cited for selling alcohol to a minor during a compliance check conducted last week through the Stonington Police Department.
Local police, fire and first responders are urging residents and visitors to act with "common sense and caution" this Fourth of July, especially with a four-day weekend that is expected to bring large crowds to the shoreline.
PROVIDENCE — A Westerly man has been ordered to serve 180 years in prison for repeatedly persuading and coercing a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct over a two-year period.
STONINGTON — A Westerly man is facing charges after police said he threatened to kill the owner of a downtown restaurant and pub before then continuing to cause a disturbance outside the establishment.
Officials from Westerly, Richmond, Hopkinton and Charlestown were among a group of more than 300 municipal officials, first responders, and treatment and recovery specialists across the state who tool part in the third annual Community Overdose Engagement Summit meeting on Tuesday.
GROTON — Members of an ordnance disposal team on Thursday conducted a controlled detonation of a small amount of explosives after they were discovered to have deteriorated. The explosives were found during a drill and bunker inspection at Naval Submarine Base New London. The detonation was d…
WESTERLY — A Massachusetts man is facing DUI charges after police said he crashed head-on into a guardrail at the intersection of Winnapaug and Airport roads early Sunday.
RICHMOND — Local police seized more than 12 ounces of marijuana earlier this month after a traffic stop related to a Hopkinton domestic case. Officers said they found the marijuana in a large bucket on the floor of the suspect's car.
CHARLESTOWN — When the Rhode Island State Police issued an alert Sunday morning seeking help in locating a man wanted in connection with a Saturday murder in Massachusetts, local officers immediately began to check throughout the community.
NORTH STONINGTON — A woman suffered minor injuries Sunday when Connecticut State Police said she was struck and knocked from her motorcycle by a deer while driving along Route 2.
NORTH STONINGTON — A morning fire extended from the basement area into the first floor of a house along the Providence-New London Turnpike Sunday, leaving the home’s occupants displaced.
STONINGTON — A Thursday morning crash along Mechanic Street heavily damaged a utility pole and forced a road closure of about four hours.
WESTERLY — Four people are facing drug charges after officers conducting speed enforcement on Oak Street found crack cocaine Wednesday during two traffic stops.
WESTERLY — A 36-year-old Bradford man is recovering from a suspected overdose after he was revived using two doses of naloxone Wednesday, the first administered by a friend and the second given by an officer.
WESTERLY — A Bradford man is facing charges after the police said he was walking south in the northbound travel lanes of Route 1 early Sunday. One motorist called dispatchers and another crashed into a chain-link fence after swerving to avoid hitting him.
WESTERLY — A New York man was charged with heroin possession after police officers responded to a complaint that he and a passenger were "passed out" at a 7-Eleven gas pump last week.
WESTERLY — An Ashaway man is facing DUI charges after police said he struck four parked vehicles along Railroad Avenue on Saturday night.
WESTERLY — Two local woman were taken to Westerly Hospital and treated for minor injuries after their car slammed into the center jersey barrier along Route 78 on Sunday evening, leading officials to close an eastbound portion of the road.
WESTERLY — Four puppies left in a box that was abandoned at Craig Field last week are expected to make a full recovery, thanks in part to an early response after police were alerted by a citizen who heard them whining.
WESTERLY — The annual Summer Pops, one of the community's largest downtown summer events, will return this weekend. Police are asking local residents and patrons to be prepared.
STONINGTON — A Glastonbury woman is facing charges after police said she caused a rear-end collision along Liberty Street late last week while driving under the influence.