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.

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."

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…

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.

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.

    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…