WESTERLY — A man who had served time in Connecticut for a firearms conviction has been returned to Rhode Island to face charges stemming from a home burglary and theft on Potter Hill Road in 2018.
WESTERLY — Debit card records and a camera trail at various locations helped link a local woman to the theft of a bank card from a neighbor's mailbox in late December, the police said.
Rhode Island State Police troopers conducted a targeted enforcement effort last week that resulted in 11 arrests, including the arrest of a Warwick man who was charged with driving under the influence twice in 12 hours.
CHARLESTOWN — Former Fire Chief Dave Lamb said he is trying to keep a positive outlook despite the Sunday blaze that left him without a home and most of his belongings.
WAKEFIELD — A North Kingstown man has been ordered to serve five years in prison and another 10 years on probation after pleading no contest to two counts of child molestation.
STONINGTON — State Sen. Heather Somers has seen enough close calls and tragedies in recent years following several wrong-way drivers on Interstate 95.
STONINGTON — Early notification helped firefighters contain a fire that erupted in a chimney of a North Anguilla Road home Wednesday from extending to the house and prevented a family from being displaced, officials said.
NORTH STONINGTON — The driver of a box truck managed to avoid injuries following a morning crash along Interstate 95, but lane closures led to heavy traffic and significant delays for those passing through the area Wednesday morning.
PROVIDENCE — A federal judge has ordered a former East Greenwich attorney to serve eight years in federal prison and pay $4.78 million back to her victims after she participated in a Ponzi scheme that helped fund her lavish lifestyle.
WESTERLY — A Ledward Avenue resident is facing DUI and drug charges after the police said she caused a Sunday evening crash along Route 1.
WESTERLY — A 16-year-old local boy is facing charges after the police said he broke into the Bradford School on Friday and sprayed a fire extinguisher in the gymnasium while wearing a clown mask.
STONINGTON — A New York woman has been charged as a fugitive from justice and is expected to be extradited to Florida after she was arrested during a disturbance at a Mystic hotel on Sunday.
HOPKINTON — A local detective who worked closely with a 14-year-old Hope Valley girl and her family helped lead a multiagency state and federal effort that led to the capture of a 23-year-old New Jersey man that the police said had been targeting students including three from Rhode Island in…
CHARLESTOWN — If you ask the youngest members of the Charlestown Ambulance Rescue Service what drew them to join the agency, many will tell you it was the opportunity to serve the community. When asked who inspired them and why they remain, the answer often comes back to Capt. Travis Serra a…
STONINGTON — Efforts by several officers of the Stonington Police Department helped to locate and stop a wrong way driver, an 80-year-old man, on Interstate 95 late Saturday night.
RICHMOND — A 71-year-old local resident and 39-year-old Coventry man are each facing charges after the police said both were involved in head-on crashes while driving under the influence.
RICHMOND — An Exeter man is facing charges after he allegedly showed up to the Richmond Police Department drunk last week to pick up a friend who had been arrested in an unrelated incident earlier in the evening.
CHARLESTOWN — If you haven't checked out the Charlestown Ambulance Rescue Service website lately, there's a lot you might be missing.
WESTERLY — A Tower Street resident is facing charges after police said she stabbed her live-in boyfriend with scissors following an argument, leaving the man with a large gash next to his spine.
WESTERLY — A Hopkinton man is facing charges after the police seized over 14 grams of cocaine during a traffic stop early Wednesday.
NEW LONDON — Accused murderer Louis M. Seignious Jr. has waived his right to an extradition hearing and will be returned to Rhode Island later this month, but he will first be expected to answer to felony charges related to a subsequent police chase in Connecticut.
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office, in partnership with National Grid, are warning electric and gas customers to be vigilant of potential scammers posing as bill collectors trying to take advantage of them.
GROTON — Naval Submarine Base New London will hold security drills next week that will include live automatic weapon fire with blanks. The training is part of "Citadel Shield," an security exercise scheduled between Feb. 3 and Feb. 8. The base's public affairs office said that the training m…
A request for a cigarette outside the community center at the Branford Manor apartment complex in Groton led to the identification and capture of accused murderer Louis M. Seignious Jr. Saturday night.
Louis M. Seignious Jr., 31, of Norwich, who is accused of fatally shooting his cousin at point-blank range in the doorway of a Marriot Avenue residence in Westerly, was captured Saturday in Groton, one week after the shooting.
Phone, text or email messages asking for verification of Social Security information or threatening to suspend a Social Security number — often masquerading as from the Social Security Administration — are almost certainly a scam, officials say.
STONINGTON — The Stonington Police Department said Friday that it had entered into an agreement with Safe Futures, the New London-based domestic violence service, to work together in assisting victims of domestic violence.
A 37-year-old Westerly man is among 13 residents of Rhode Island and Massachusetts who are facing charges following a Rhode Island State Police investigation into child exploitation.
NEW LONDON — A 44-year-old former Pawcatuck man has been formally charged with murder in the stabbing death of his girlfriend in November.
FARMINGTON, Conn. — Fotis Dulos, charged with murdering his estranged wife, was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday after being found unresponsive in a vehicle inside his garage, authorities said.
HOPKINTON — A Westerly woman has pleaded not guilty to a reckless driving charge that was filed last week in connection with a head-on collision Nov. 5 in Ashaway that injured her and three other people.
STONINGTON — A New Jersey woman is facing drug and burglary charges after the police said she and several friends left a Mystic hotel without paying for their room, then tried to break back in to retrieve methamphetamine.
A 30-year-old Navy petty officer stationed in Groton has become the target of a multistate investigation after he allegedly admitted to police with the Town of Groton that he had sexually assaulted multiple underage victims.
WESTERLY — A 24-year-old local man remains in state custody on bond after the police said he sold crack cocaine to an undercover informant over a six-week period.
WESTERLY — Local law enforcement agencies continue to search for a Norwich man who is accused of fatally shooting his cousin at point-blank range in the doorway of a Marriot Avenue home on Saturday afternoon.
Members of the Charlestown Richmond Fire Department, Charlestown Ambulance Rescue Service and Charlestown police responded to a rollover crash around 2 a.m. Sunday along Old Coach Road near Sand Hill Road. Charlestown Ambulance Rescue Chief Andrew Kettle said the driver, a man in his 20s, wa…
WESTERLY — A Ledyard man was killed Saturday afternoon in a shooting in Westerly's North End and police in Connecticut were searching for the suspect, a Norwich man who was considered armed and dangerous.