STONINGTON — An external review into the handling of an alleged racially motivated attack at a Mystic hotel in June has determined that officers involved in the response committed no wrongdoing in accordance with policy and legal responsibilities, but that missteps and a faulty arrest plan c…
WESTERLY — A Chestnut Street man is facing charges after the police said he responded to requests that he turn down his music and go inside at 4 a.m. by calling 911 four times in five minutes to complain the officers were "disrespecting him."
STONINGTON — Three men are expected to make a full recovery after their boat capsized near the Latimer Reef Lighthouse on Sunday morning, leading to a multi-agency rescue response involving police, fire and ambulance personnel.
STONINGTON — Attorneys representing the estate of Seth and Joanne Wakeman have reached a settlement with insurance companies for $1.25 million in a wrongful death lawsuit filed after the couple was struck and killed by a DUI driver in March 2019.
STONINGTON — For Stonington patrol officers Halim Hage and Ryan Rodgers, the commitment to stop drunk driving is about making sure all visitors and residents make it home safe. Now the two are being recognized for their efforts.
Attorneys for the victim of a June hotel assault in Mystic are asking that the 39-year-old Brooklyn, N.Y., man have his bond revoked after he was charged in September in New York City for crimes including menacing and threatening while using a weapon.
STONINGTON — Local police have filed charges against a Bridgeport man after he allegedly pulled on the steering wheel of a moving car on Interstate 95 that he was a passenger in.
WESTERLY — A 47-year-old local woman suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital for precautionary evaluation after her Subaru Forester rolled onto its side when it was struck at the entrance to the Apple Rehab Clipper on Monday afternoon.
WESTERLY — Divers and rescue swimmers with fire and EMS agencies across the southern Rhode Island shoreline rushed into the waters of Weekapaug Overlook in late September, battling the choppy Atlantic waves as they simulated saving a drowning victim just off the rocky shoreline.
WESTERLY — Officers are continuing to follow leads in the ongoing theft of cars around the region, and Lacey said the cases are continuing to pile up.
WESTERLY — Complaints regarding the possible sale of narcotics at a local health center have led police to file charges against a 33-year-old man who was allegedly observed selling fentanyl in the parking lot Saturday afternoon.
WESTERLY — A Groton man is facing charges after the police said he struck an 8-inch curb in the McQuade's Marketplace parking lot early Monday evening, causing his car to become immobile after balancing on the curb itself — all while driving with a blood alcohol limit believed to be more tha…
A Westerly man is facing 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal charges of possession of child pornography late last week, marking the second time he has been convicted on such charges in the past 12 years.
STONINGTON — A Pawcatuck man is facing charges after the police said he set a towel on fire in a effort to burn off the frayed ends before walking away.
PROVIDENCE — A Rhode Island law allowing the Division of Motor Vehicles to reject vanity license plates that are “offensive to good taste” likely violates the First Amendment, a federal judge ruled.
For the first time since it was founded in 1992, the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend will not be held in person as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. First responders in Westerly, Stonington and Charlestown are doing their part to make sure those who died in the line of service…
STONINGTON — An Uncasville man who has remained in state custody since he was arrested by local police on Sept. 10 has formally been charged in connection with robberies at a Pawcatuck bank and Mystic gas station during the second week of September.
WESTERLY — A targeted seven-week enforcement at the town's beaches led officers to charge 437 people with alcohol violations, a record number of arrests despite reduced traffic flow and COVID-19 limitations.
A Pawcatuck woman and former co-owner of restaurants in Noank and New London will move forward in seeking a trial on federal drug and money laundering allegations after she rejected a plea deal last week that would have offered a reduced sentence.
BOSTON — More than 50 Black leaders and organizations from across Massachusetts are pressing state lawmakers to act on a stalled police accountability bill.
STONINGTON — A total of 293 people were killed and another 807 injured in 2019 as a result of injuries from being struck by a train, according to the Federal Railroad Administration. Stonington officials are working together to make sure local residents don't become part of those statistics.
PROVIDENCE — A 41-year-old Rhode Island man is facing federal charges after the police said he used family members' personal information and other false documents in an effort to secure $4.7 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans he was not eligible for.
WESTERLY — If you are planning to add a furry family member in the coming months, local police are advising that you meet the animal in person before providing any form of payment.
WESTERLY — A Pierce Street resident is facing charges including felony assault after the police said he stabbed his roommate in the chest with a kitchen knife last week after a verbal disagreement between the two.
RICHMOND — Officials with the Rhode Island Airport Corporation and Richmond police are investigating after a single-engine plane crashed onto a dirt driveway at Harvest Acres Farm on Monday afternoon.
CHARLESTOWN — Firefighters and staff with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management were continuing to monitor flare-ups along Pasquiset Trail after a Sunday afternoon brush fire torched nearly an acre of woodland.
PROVIDENCE (AP) — A former campaign aide to Democratic Rhode Island House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello is headed to trial early next month to face a money laundering charge related to a campaign mailer.
Stonington and Westerly police are working in collaboration on an investigation into possibly tainted vape cartridges being sold in the region after officials said youth in both communities have become sick recently.
WESTERLY — A Connecticut woman is facing charges after the police said she racked up more than $6,000 in credit card debt on a friend’s account in under three weeks after she was given permission to use the card for car repairs.
RICHMOND — A 20-year-old Saunderstown man is facing charges of reckless driving and speeding after the police said he was clocked on radar traveling 101 mph in a 45 mph zone.
An investigation into ongoing incidents involving stolen cars and thefts from unlocked vehicles is intensifying after the fraudulent use of a credit card taken from a Westerly resident led officers to discover gas station surveillance footage showing suspects filling up recently stolen cars …
WESTERLY — A Domino’s Pizza delivery driver is facing DUI charges and other offenses after the police said he crashed into two parked cars on Tower Street Saturday night, causing significant damage to all three vehicles.
STONINGTON — Police are urging residents to take precautions and lock both their cars and homes after 30 vehicles were entered and one was stolen from a Pawcatuck neighborhood overnight.
CHARLESTOWN— A Massachusetts man has died after the police said he suffered fatal injuries after colliding with a tree along Route 1 early Sunday morning.
STONINGTON — When Christopher R. High walked into Stonington Police Chief J. Darren Stewart's office earlier this year to drop off documents for a joint case with Connecticut State Police, the 43-year-old state trooper said Stewart asked him if he was there to drop off his resume. High said …
Members of the Rhode Island State Police will again take part in the annual Boston Marathon in an effort to raise money — only this year’s event will be much different.
STONINGTON — Detectives are investigating after a pair of robberies in the past week, one Wednesday afternoon at a Pawcatuck bank and a second that occurred at a Mystic gas station on Monday night.
RICHMOND — A six-year veteran of the town's police department has been placed on paid suspension pending the outcome of a judicial case stemming from a domestic incident that took place in Westerly on Aug. 18.