PROVIDENCE — A Rhode Island police officer accused of punching a woman at an abortion protest while he was off-duty has now been charged in connection with Friday’s demonstration at the State House.
PROVIDENCE — The Supreme Court’s decision overturning a gun-permitting law in New York has states with robust firearms restrictions scrambling to respond on two fronts — to figure out what concealed-carry measures they might be allowed to impose while also preparing to defend a wide range of…
Graduations are occurring and summer is fast approaching, with officials anticipating one of the busiest boating seasons in years. This summer, many are expected to hire or charter space on a boat — and the Coast Guard will be conducting operations to deter and stop illegal passenger operations.
RICHMOND — A fire that erupted early Monday morning when lightning struck the porch outside a trailer-style home along Gardiner Road left the home with smoke and fire damage, officials said, but no injuries were reported in the fire or response.
STONINGTON — A late-May compliance inspection conducted by Stonington police as part of the state’s tobacco prevention and enforcement program yielded the issuance of five citations to businesses not adhering to laws preventing the sale of tobacco and e-cigarette products to those under the …
WESTERLY — A 31-year-old local man with a lengthy criminal record is facing charges of illegal gun and drug possession following an investigation into information that he owned several firearms despite a criminal history that restricted him from such ownership.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The trial of a Connecticut state senator and his 2018 campaign treasurer on federal fraud charges has been delayed indefinitely amid a legal fight over whether a 28-minute video that surfaced recently can be used as evidence.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — A federal appeals court has upheld part of a 2020 Connecticut police accountability law that allows public disclosure of state trooper personnel files and internal investigations.
MILFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut state trooper who killed a 19-year-old man while firing seven gunshots into the driver's window of a stolen car in 2020 pleaded not guilty to a manslaughter charge Thursday.
NORTHFIELD, Mass. — A 32-year-old Westerly man is facing charges after the police said he careened into a group of bikers associated with a Connecticut motorcycle club, leaving 8 people seriously injured and five motorcycles damaged.
Connecticut State Police saw a significant increase in call volume over the same weekend a year ago, including responding to crashes that led to a total of 10 roadway fatalities during a deadly Memorial Day weekend.
PROVIDENCE — The state’s Supreme Court has upheld a trial judge’s decision that allowed a Westerly man to suppress statements he had made to police during a 2018 arrest in which he was accused of crashing while driving under the influence.
WESTERLY — Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer and beach season, and local officers are stepping up efforts ahead of the holiday in an effort to promote safe driving habits and encourage the use of seat belts to keep everyone safe.
HOPKINTON — Despite retaining the services of Varonis Healthcare, a professional billing company designed to expedite billing services and enhance collection rates, the Ashaway Ambulance Association received just a 14% return on $750,000 in services the organization sought payments for in 2021.
STONINGTON — When Police Chief Jay DelGrosso began a career in law enforcement over three decades ago, starting as a reserve officer working part-time while attending Southern Connecticut State University, he instantly fell in love with the Stonington community.
RUTLAND, Vt. — A Vermont man charged with killing his mother at sea to inherit the family’s estate will remain in custody, after his bail hearing was postponed for at least two months.
RICHMOND — A small fire that occurred in a heating unit in a Richmond Elementary School classroom Monday evening was located and extinguished quickly, school and fire officials said, which helped to prevent the incident from impacting more than one class.
NORTH STONINGTON — When a woman and her adult son took the family’s yellow Labrador retriever for a hike at Lake Wyassup as the two had done many times before, they were expecting to share a sunny Mother’s Day afternoon enjoying nature. Now all three are recovering after they were attacked s…
WESTERLY — A Cranston man with a history of cashing bad or fraudulent checks is facing charges locally after the police said he attempted to pass a fake $1,600 check at Washington Trust Bank on Friday.
STONINGTON — One person was taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation and a home along Manor Street sustained exterior damage after a fire that officials said likely started with an improperly discarded cigarette,
STONINGTON — A Groton man is facing one count of larceny after the police said a hidden GPS device placed within flowers at the Elm Grove Cemetery led officers to the man who allegedly stole them.
STONINGTON — Two people have suffered injuries, including one who suffered life-threatening injuries, following a head-on collision along Pequot Trail on Wednesday morning.
WESTERLY — Robert Ritacco, chairman of the Democratic Town Committee and former longtime chairman of the Zoning Board of Review, faces two counts of first degree sexual assault following an indictment by a statewide grand jury.