WESTERLY — The Westerly Police Department will host Coffee with a Cop Thursday morning at the Westerly McDonald's. The program was introduced in early 2018 as a community outreach effort, and will give residents and business owners a chance to ask questions, share stories or simply chat with…

    WESTERLY — A Providence man who had entered parked cars, intending to steal, was talked into returning money to one of the victims after he was seen about two blocks away entering another vehicle, a pickup truck, the police said.

    WESTERLY — Two people were injured Tuesday morning when their car crashed head-on into a utility pole, causing electrical outages in the neighborhood.

      PROVIDENCE — Superior Court Associate Justice Brian Stern ruled Tuesday that Rhode Island's ban on the sale of flavored vaping products can remain in effect, but he ordered the state to provide documentation behind Gov. Gina Raimondo's decision to impose the emergency regulation, which took …

      STONINGTON — A resident of the Wayside Inn on Liberty Street is facing charges after the police said he defied a warning by emergency dispatchers and blew smoke at a fire detection system in order to set it off.

      Editor's Note: The latest version of the story, which includes names and details regarding the dispute, is available at https://www.thewesterlysun.com/news/police-courts/owner-wounded-shooter-kills-himself-after-confrontation-at-richmond-campground/article_9c2f0224-fc21-11e9-9933-33683def4c2d.html

        WESTERLY — A local woman is facing DUI charges after the police said her vehicle went down an embankment on the north side of Hiscox Road near the Forrestal Drive intersection.

        WESTERLY — Police have filed charges against a New London woman they said was involved in the theft of firearms and electronics during a 2018 burglary at a home on Potter Hill Road. It was the second arrest in the case in two months.

        A West Warwick man on parole for second degree murder and robbery has been charged with disseminating indecent material to a minor and is being held as a parole violator, the Rhode Island State Police announced Friday.The man, Christopher M. Rocheleau, 50, was arrested Thursday on the basis …

        Morgan S. Dean of North Stonington, accused of harassing the moderator of the Stonington Community Forum, is heading to trial on that case while he awaits action on other charges in Rhode Island and recently succeeded in getting an unrelated Connecticut case dismissed.