Across the region, law enforcement officers have expressed outward support for efforts to roll out a COVID-19 vaccination plan to help bring an end to the pandemic.
MADISON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been charged with defrauding investors in an alcoholic beverage company and diverting hundreds of thousands of dollars for his personal use, federal authorities announced.
Electric and gas customers across the state are being urged to remain alert following a significant rise in the reported number of scams by those posing as bill collectors.
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…
PROVIDENCE — A 28-year-old former Charlestown resident has been sentenced to serve 12 years in state prison for the sexual assault of an 18-year-old woman in 2018.
HOPKINTON — Officers have filed DUI charges against a Bradford man and Westerly woman after each crashed into a stone wall and a third person was charged in a traffic stop during a busy Sunday for local police.
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.
Connecticut's Correction Department and Attorney General's Office launched investigations Monday into the anti-Muslim social media posts of a state prison guard.
A New Jersey man who was charged in early 2020 with targeting students across the U.S. in a child pornography scam, including three in Rhode Island, was sentenced Tuesday to more than seven years in federal prison.
WESTFIELD, Mass. — A veteran returned a sword he stole from a statue of a Revolutionary War general 40 years ago, telling the head of the Massachusetts town's historical commission that he regretted taking it.
WESTERLY — From the day he was born, it appeared Keith Kenyon was destined to become a fire chief. Now he will have that opportunity in the place where it all began, the Dunn’s Corners Fire Department.
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.
First responders and medical personnel from across southern Rhode Island have started receiving COVID-19 vaccinations as part of a coordinated regional effort through the state Department of Health in conjunction with local police, fire and ambulance personnel.
HOPKINTON — The police department is partnering with MADD Rhode Island and law enforcement across the state to make sure the stories of DUI victims like Tori Lynn Andreozzi are not forgotten.
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…
WESTERLY — Officers with the Westerly Police Department have partnered with MADD Rhode Island to increase efforts to prevent drunk driving this holiday season while honoring victims of past DUI crashes.
RICHMOND — A local man is facing DUI and weapon charges after police said an officer conducting a traffic stop for suspicion of driving under the influence found a shotgun and pistol in the passenger section of the car.
BOSTON — Boston police and prosecutors are investigating after body camera footage surfaced that shows officers pushing protesters, pepper-spraying crowds and one officer talking about hitting protesters with a police vehicle.
STONINGTON — An 18-year-old woman was taken to Rhode Island Hospital by Life Star emergency helicopter with life-threatening injuries Monday night after she crashed her car into the back of a tractor-trailer while driving along Interstate 95 North.
WESTERLY — For years, the Westerly Police Department has partnered with the Jonnycake Center to support those in need by collecting hundreds of toys every December for the center’s staff to deliver to less fortunate families.
WESTERLY — A Westerly man is facing charges of impaired driving after the police said he struck and heavily damaged a parked car and fire hydrant on Summer Street before telling police that the parked car had “cut him off.”
WESTERLY — Two local residents are facing charges after the police said a traffic stop early Sunday morning led to the discovery of numerous narcotics, including Adderall, cocaine and crack cocaine.
Wind gusts as high as 60 mph and heavy rains that swept across the region Monday damaged trees and led to several road closures while also leaving hundreds from North Stonington to Richmond without power.
WESTERLY — A local man is facing drug charges after officers seized fentanyl, Oxycodone, Xanax, a machete and nearly an ounce of marijuana on Saturday evening during a traffic stop for driving with improper registration.
Holidays in southern New England bring a certain wintertime charm with fireplaces lit for family gatherings, home-cooked meals, and candles and decorations marking the Christmas season. It's also one of the most dangerous times of year for house fires — and local fire officials are urging al…
STONINGTON — A Mystic woman is facing DUI charges after the police said she drove through the rear of her garage last week before striking a tree and becoming trapped in the car.
WESTERLY — Fire officials are praising the actions of an alert delivery driver who helped provide early notification and response to a propane fire outside a Watch Hill home on Monday morning, potentially saving both the house and an elderly woman inside who was unaware of the blaze.
STONINGTON — Former Connecticut State Police veteran Robert O’Shaughnessy, who served more than 25 years for the agency including as commander of Troop E in Montville, will serve as the chairman of the Board of Police Commissioners for the coming year.
National Grid’s gas and electric customers in Rhode Island are urged to be vigilant after a growing number of scam efforts reported throughout the state in recent weeks.
A Rhode Island man has been indicted on charges he stole numerous luxury tires and rims from dealerships across northeastern states between 2015 and 2018, including a 2016 theft in Stonington, before then selling them to individuals throughout the country.