WESTERLY — A 20-year-old New York man is facing charges after the police said he allegedly stabbed a Westerly man four times and punctured his lung during an early August fight along Apache Drive.
Residents in Connecticut are urged to remain on high alert following reports of scam efforts in areas still without power or where heavy damage occurred as a result of Tropical Storm Isaias.
RICHMOND — A Pawtucket man is facing DUI and drug charges after police said a traffic stop for traveling more than twice the speed limit along Main Street earlier this month led to the discovery of cocaine.
RICHMOND — A 29-year-old Foster man is facing charges after the police said emergency calls reporting a man was "slumped over the wheel" of a truck stopped in the middle of a New London Turnpike intersection last week led officers to find he was driving under the influence.
WESTERLY — An Oak Street resident has been charged after the police said he assaulted his cousin in the middle of High Street in late July, causing injuries that led to the victim receiving staples in his head.
PROVIDENCE — A Westerly man previously convicted of possessing child pornography is being held in federal custody without bond after he was arrested Tuesday on charges that he had exchanged child porn while using the customer wifi at a South Kingstown restaurant.
WESTERLY — A Rumford man is facing one count of second-degree sexual assault after the police said he made several unwanted sexual advances and touched a woman inappropriately despite repeated efforts by the victim to get him to stop.
WESTERLY — A dog is getting a second chance at life after it was rescued from the mouth of the Pawcatuck River Wednesday morning when the animal became trapped in a strong current while swimming off Watch Hill.
In an effort to address a backlog of court cases that has built up as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Rhode Island Family Court has introduced a pilot program that aims to provide an alternative "night court" option.
HOPKINTON — A slow-burning brush fire caused damage to nearly three-quarters of an acre of woodlands near Wood River on Monday, but firefighters were able to stop the blaze before it spread to any residential properties.
After slamming into the South Carolina-North Carolina border as a category 1 hurricane late Monday, Tropical Storm Isaias made its way into southern New England on Tuesday afternoon and was expected to impact the region well into the morning.
STONINGTON — A New York man is facing charges after the police said he was seen walking around near the front entrance of a Mystic hotel without clothes before then fighting, while clothed, with a clerk who told him he was no longer welcome.
WESTERLY — A series of complaints has led to officers resuming alcohol enforcement along the town's beaches, and in just 10 days the effort has led to the issuance of 141 tickets for various violations.
A businessman who federal authorities allege faked his own death to avoid prosecution for fraudulently seeking hundreds of thousands of dollars in forgivable loans intended for businesses struggling from the pandemic has been captured, federal authorities said.
PROVIDENCE — Five people were arrested Saturday night during a protest in front of the Providence police headquarters that became violent, city officials said.
WESTERLY — Westerly Community Credit Union’s WCCU Teacher Grant Program will award $8,500 in grants, in values up to $500, for the upcoming 2020-21 school year. The teacher grants are available to local teachers, administrators or staff from the school districts of Westerly, Chariho, Stoning…
RICHMOND — A man brandishing a knife stole an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register drawer at the Town Pizza II restaurant on Wednesday evening.
When four officers with the Charlestown Police Department tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month, the town sought to act fast to stem the spread of the virus.
WESTERLY — It didn't come with the typical fanfare that usually includes a flock of children hurrying to get an opportunity to interact with Smokey the Bear at each stop, but adjustments to ensure safety allowed members of the Dunn's Corners Fire Department to carry on a tradition more than …
RICHMOND — A Connecticut woman has died after she was thrown from her car during a rollover crash along Interstate 95 on Wednesday afternoon.
STONINGTON — A Norwich man is facing one count of criminal mischief after the police said he was found unconscious on the bed in a heavily damaged room at a local hotel Sunday evening.
RICHMOND — A local man is facing charges after police said he was found driving while in possession of a loaded gun following a domestic incident last week.
STONINGTON — A Long Island couple arrested in connection with a racially motivated attack at a Mystic hotel last month have been extradited to Connecticut, charged and released from custody after posting bond.
HOPKINTON — Six people were taken to area hospitals with injuries including a man who suffered serious wounds following a pair of rollover crashes just moments apart along Interstate 95 northbound on Sunday afternoon.
STONINGTON — Residents and business owners are encouraged to be on alert after a recent string of mail theft and check fraud in town.
A New York couple accused of assaulting a Black woman in a racially motivated attack while she was working at a Mystic hotel in late June have been taken into custody in Brooklyn, N.Y.
WESTERLY — For more than 50 years, area residents and summer visitors have flocked to the shoreline in mid-July to see a parade of firetrucks, snap photos with Smokey the Bear and interact with area first responders. Members of the Dunn's Corners Fire Department are not about to let the COVI…
WESTERLY — Three times in the past two months, Westerly National Little League facilities at the Paul E. Trombino Sports Complex have been damaged by vandals. Now league officials are pleading for help in identifying those responsible and making sure it doesn't happen again.
Rhode Island State Police charged 10 motorists on charges of driving under the influence as part of a targeted enforcement over the July Fourth holiday weekend.
WESTERLY — Police have filed charges against a South Drive resident after Police Chief Shawn Lacey said a pair of anonymous complaints led officers to discover he was operating a marijuana growing operation from the basement of his home.
RICHMOND — An 18-year-old from Massachusetts man is facing charges after he allegedly crashed head-first into a light pole while "doing donuts" in the Chariho Plaza parking lot late last month.
WESTERLY — A local man is facing charges after the police said he was caught snorting Adderall in his car while parked at the Granite Street Cumberland Farms on Friday morning.
STONINGTON — Local police and a family attorney are seeking help from the public in locating a New York couple wanted in connection with an allegedly racially-motivated assault on a Black employee in Mystic in late June.
CHARLESTOWN — A former aide at a local dental practice is facing charges after the police said a second victim came forward and alleged that the man had sexually assaulted them during a dental procedure involving anesthesia.
STONINGTON — If there was one message that Kevin Booker Jr. hoped attendees would take from the Black Lives Matter Rally in Wadawanuck Square, it's that the time has come to "stand up, speak up and follow through" against racism, inequality and injustice.
STONINGTON — When Officer Kerry Browning joined the Stonington Police Department, she entered with the goal of being able to serve her community, help those in need and be a good role model for those around her.
WESTERLY — During the final weekend of June, local police received 10 complaints regarding the use of illegal fireworks at locations that spanned all corners of the town.
WESTERLY — No shots were fired and the suspect turned himself over to officers once stopped, but Westerly Police Chief Shawn Lacey said the department is reviewing its policies and training after an incident last week in which officers drew their department-issued firearms following a short …
Westerly police said three cars were reported stolen and several others burglarized over the weekend, while Stonington police have said that three cars were also stolen over the past week including two over the weekend.