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Florida man arrested, arsenal of weapons seized after RI shooting, high-speed chase
A Florida man is facing over 100 charges after a shooting and high-speed chase in East Providence, Rhode Island, on Friday afternoon. According to WJAR, 43-year-old Joshua D. Pavao, of Kissimmee, Florida, is charged with 106 counts of possessing a large capacity feeding device, two counts of license or permit required for carrying a pistol, discharge of a firearm from a motor vehicle, firing in a compact area, eluding an officer with a motor vehicle in a high-speed pursuit, duty to stop for an accident resulting in injury, duty to stop for an accident with occupied vehicle, vandalism and obstructing an officer in the execution of duty.
Pedestrian hit, killed on highway in Pawtucket
A pedestrian was hit and killed by several vehicles on the highway Friday evening, according to Rhode Island State Police.
Maven’s Deli To Open Sunday
Yes, Maven’s Delicatessen will be selling black and white cookies this Sunday when restaurateur Jason Sugarman opens the doors to his passion project, a real Jewish deli here in his home state. And while we have other smaller delis around town with counter service, Maven’s is a restaurant with table seating for 100 plus, as well as the stools at the counter. The menu is up now and it is beyond comprehensive: choose from lox, whitefish, blintzes, potato latkes, knishes, and a corned beef Reuben that will be available all day. And of course, bagels with schmear . . . and matzo ball soup just in time for the winter. Wash it down with a Dr. Brown’s cream soda . . . beer and wine are also for sale.
Police warn Rhode Islanders of phone scam
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WLNE) — The South Kingstown Police Department are warning the public about a phone scam affecting Rhode Islanders. Police said the scam deals with a supposed missed court date or money owed to prevent an arrest. The caller in the scam claims to be a South...
Rhode Island Governor Celebrates One Full Year Of Legal Marijuana Sales To Adults
Friday marked one full year since legal recreational marijuana sales kicked off in Rhode Island, and officials say they’re proud of how the market is shaping up. “A year into adult-use cannabis sales in Rhode Island, we are proud of the careful execution that defined our entry into this industry,” said Gov. Dan McKee (D). “This success represents growing opportunity for our state’s economy but also for the nearly 70 licensed cultivators, processors, and manufacturers in the State of Rhode Island which we know are integral to our local cannabis supply chain.”
Weekly Safety Report: Somerset Man Faces Federal Identity Theft Charges, Escaped Murder Suspect Back in Custody
A Somerset man is facing federal charges for computer fraud, identity theft, and making false statements on applications. He allegedly accessed a computer without authorization and obtained information for identity theft. In a separate incident, a Somerset man wanted on murder charges was arrested in Kansas after escaping his ankle monitoring device.
Warwick Restaurant Trio: A Foodie's Paradise
Discover the diverse flavors of Warwick through a trio of restaurants that offer a blend of Asian, American, and street food delights. Stepped into Wasabi Japanese Chinese Thai Cuisine and was immediately taken by the soothing ambiance and the cute, intimate booths. The service was top-notch, making the experience even better. The Dan Dan and Char Siu noodles, both pork bone-based, were a delight. The vegetable Hibachi and shrimp dishes were a bit salty, but the perfectly cooked vegetables made up for it. The sweet and sour chicken and beef lo mein were memorable. And don't get me started on the tempura ice cream! A hidden gem indeed, with a great lunch menu and a special mention for the 30% off sushi. Highly recommended!
Weekly Safety Report: Car in Water, Child's Death, DUI Arrest, and Shoplifting in Warwick, Rhode Island
This week in Warwick, Rhode Island, several incidents occurred that require attention. These incidents include a car driving into the water, a woman facing charges related to the death of her 3-year-old son, a DUI arrest, and a shoplifting incident at Best Buy.
These middletown, RI based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near middletown.
Fentanyl Bust in Providence: A Reflection of the Wider Opioid Crisis
In June 2021, the DEA Drug Task Force made a significant fentanyl bust in Providence, Rhode Island, arresting 47-year-old Giovanny Toro Gallego. Found in possession of nearly three kilograms of fentanyl in pill and powder form, Gallego's case is a stark example of the opioid crisis at a local level. After a court-authorized search at his residence, the Task Force uncovered a sophisticated drug operation, seizing two pill presses and punch die used for marking pills. Linked to a known drug trafficker, Gallego pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute and is awaiting sentencing on February 15, 2024.
Weekly Safety Report: Stabbing, Shooting, and Assault Raise Concerns in Providence, Rhode Island
This week in Providence, Rhode Island, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety in the area. These incidents include a stabbing on Washington Street, a police officer-involved shooting in Providence, an assault on a healthcare worker at Rhode Island Hospital, and a shooting incident in Vermont involving a Brown University student. The police have made arrests in some of these cases, while investigations are ongoing for others.
Warwick police investigating animal abuse case
WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Warwick police are investigating an animal abuse case after they say a dog was found abandoned. Officials say the senior, male dog was located at the Pawtuxet Cemetery, in the Lakewood section of the city. Sgt. Greg Johnson said the lab-mix dog did have to be euthanized, after being found emaciated […]
What’s Happening: 3 Nights of Lights
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence is ready to make the holidays bright with the return of their “Three Nights of Lights”! This three-day festival of lights includes fun for the whole family, with free citywide events, all incorporating the theme of light. On Friday, Dec. 1, the Providence tree lighting will take place in front […]
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Crash, Officer Fired, Pedestrian Injuries, House Fire, and Tanker Truck Fire in Fall River, Massachusetts
This week in Fall River, Massachusetts, several incidents occurred, including a fatal pedestrian crash on Route 24, a police officer being fired for an inappropriate relationship with a minor, a vehicle versus pedestrian crash resulting in injuries, a fire at a 2-family home, and a tanker truck catching fire on I-195.
Warwick man arrested for cocaine possession
WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — The Warwick Police Department’s Special Operations Group arrested a 38-year-old man for cocaine possession after a search warrant on Dan Street Thursday. Jason Tallo was charged with possession with intent to deliver cocaine. During the search police said they seized over 17 ounces of...
Weekly Safety Report: Domestic Dispute, Tuberculosis, Cold Cases in Cranston, Rhode Island
This week in Cranston, Rhode Island, several incidents occurred that required police intervention. These incidents include a domestic dispute resulting in the arrest of a father and son, a teenage girl with tuberculosis attempting to derail a postal express, the identification of remains belonging to a man who went missing in 1981, a fire displacing six individuals, and the ongoing investigations of cold cases by Rhode Island's first cold case unit.
Sip and Savor: 4 Unmissable Cafes in Barrington
In this article, we will be exploring four exceptional cafes located in Barrington. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of them yet? We'd love to hear your experiences! Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Cranston holds ‘Shop with a Cop’ event for kids
CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — The Cranston Police Department, is holding its annual “Shop with a Cop” event on Saturday morning. The day will begin with a holiday party held at the Cranston Police Community Room, where kids will enjoy lunch, holiday treats, and a visit from a special guest. Following the party, the kids will […]
Where can I buy a Christmas tree in RI, Mass.?
The first week of December is the perfect time to think about picking up a live Christmas tree. Whether you prefer a pre-cut tree or like to tag and chop your own, there are several local Christmas tree farms where you can choose the evergreen of your dreams.
They put 'no trespassing' signs on a Barrington seawall near their home. Now, a judge weighs in.
PROVIDENCE – A Superior Court judge has given the Coastal Resources Management Council 20 days to address a dispute over public access to a seawall in a pricey Barrington neighborhood. The seawall in question is located at the southern edge of 85 Nayatt Road, directly east of the public access point found at the end of Elm Lane. Lance Sheffield and Holly Slater Sheffield purchased the Nayatt Road property, which was built for golfer Brad Faxon,...