1 person in critical condition after being stabbed 10 times

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WJAR) — One person is in critical condition following a stabbing in Providence on Saturday. The Providence Fraternal Organization FOP Lodge 3 said police responded to Roger Williams Medical Center for a report of a stabbing. According to the FOP, the person was stabbed 10 times. While on...
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Providence, RIWPRI

Police investigating early morning stabbing in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence police are investigating a stabbing that happened early Saturday morning. According to a report, police were called to Ship Street for a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, they found the victim, identified a 36-year-old man, sitting on the sidewalk with his right side...
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This Is the Fastest Growing City in Rhode Island

The U.S. population growth rate hit its lowest level since the Great Depression, according to the 2020 U.S. Census. Over the past decade, the Great Recession and COVID-19 pandemic slowed immigration as well as caused many Americans to hold off on having kids. Population growth did not stagnate everywhere in the U.S., however. In fact, […]
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Maine and Rhode Island Enact Balloon Bans

If you’re in Maine or Rhode Island, hold onto your balloons. These two states recently took a new initiative to protect wildlife and the environment by making it illegal to intentionally release large numbers of balloons outdoors. Balloons can be devastating to wildlife, especially marine life. The National Oceanic and...
Fall River, MAHerald News

$1M house sold, Camara sentenced, hip hop legends head to Somerset and more: Top 5 stories from around Fall River last week

In case you missed it, here are The Herald News’ top stories from last week according to our readers. If you had your eye on scooping up that sprawling, English manor-style home in the Highlands, you're out of luck. It is off the market, selling for exactly $1 million. The gorgeous six-bedroom, seven-bath residence near Charlton Memorial Hospital, also known as the Nathan Durfee house, was the highlight of The Herald News' weekly listing of home sales and property transfers. It was also the subject of a social media post that went viral seven months ago for comparing $1 million homes in Fall River vs. Los Angeles and made "Fall River" trend on Twitter for the day. Read more about it and find out who the lucky new owners are here.

What does RI's green wave license plate mean? | Ask the DMV

Q: We have been noticing some Rhode Island wave plates that, instead of the pale blue wave, they are green. What is that is all about? First impression was our ocean is polluted, thus the green. — Ann D., Narragansett. A: The green wave that you are seeing on plates...
Plainfield, CTNBC Connecticut

Police Look For Driver After Hit-and-Run With Injuries in Plainfield

Police are looking for the person responsible for a hit-and-run in Plainfield Saturday evening. Officials said they were called to the scene of a two-car crash on Norwich Road at the intersection of Gallop Street at approximately 5:30 p.m. When officers arrived, they determined that a car was hit from...

Early morning stabbing sends man to hospital

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)- Providence police are investigating a stabbing that sent a man to the hospital early Sunday morning. Neighbors tell ABC6 they’re surprised to see a crime so violent happen in such a crowded area of the City. “Who’s going to go do that to somebody in a spot...

Freetown fire chief puts intense fire to camper out solo

FREETOWN, Mass. (WJAR) — A Freetown Fire chief was able to put out a camper fire all on his own. The Freetown Fire Department said on Saturday at about 1:15 p.m., they were dispatched to North Hillside Street for a fully involved fire to a camper. According to firefighters, the...

Car Doctor: Could the Sierra's oil pump be failing?

Q: I have a 2010 GMC Sierra with a 5.3-liter engine. Recently the check engine light came on and, after having it diagnosed, I was told the oil pressure sensor switch was faulty. I had the switch replaced, but after two or three days it came back o n. I...

Freetown fire chief singlehandedly extinguishes fast spreading fire

FREETOWN, Mass. (WLNE)- A chief from the Freetown Fire Department was able to singlehandedly extinguish a camper fire on Saturday. The department said that it had gotten reports of a camper fire on North Hillside Street at around 1:15 p.m. Rescue officials from the fire department were already on the...
New London County, CTNorwich Bulletin

Tough seeing Little Leaguers learn things aren't fair

Just thought I’d empty out my reporter’s notebook after finding out that getting a pair of tickets for the Harry Styles concert at the Mohegan Sun Arena without going bankrupt is an impossible task …. *Jewett City Little Leaguers certainly learned that sometimes life isn’t fair on Friday night in...
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This is the Worst School District in Rhode Island

Every child is born to a unique set of circumstances. And it is these different social, familial, economic, environmental, and many other factors, that help shape who they become. While these conditions are countless, a handful of factors play an outsized role in a child’s development and likelihood for future success — including academic success. […]

Warwick man starts his weekend by winning big

WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE)- A Warwick man kicked off his weekend in one of the best possible ways, by winning big. He bought his $500,000 winning ticket at Suburban Pharmacy on Pawtuxet Avenue. The man told the Rhode Island Lottery that he plans to invest his winnings.
North Attleborough, MASun Chronicle

North Attleboro murder suspect indicted by a grand jury

NORTH ATTLEBORO — The suspect arrested in the May 26 murder of an alleged drug dealer at his High Street apartment has been indicted by a Bristol County grand jury. Adam Elijah Walker, 33, of East Providence, is being held in jail without bail and is scheduled to be arraigned Aug. 25 in Fall River Superior Court, according to court records. He faces charges of murder, unlawfully carrying a firearm without a license and unlawfully carrying a loaded firearm without a license.