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Murder charge against Cranston man is dropped, due to video evidence

PROVIDENCE — A 33-year-old Cranston man breathed more easily under his mask on Thursday after a prosecutor moved to dismiss a charge of first-degree murder against him. In March, Kenneth Hernandez had been charged in the city's third homicide of the year, the shooting death of 32-year-old David Camacho on Julian Street in the Olneyville neighborhood.
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Attleboro man faces charges of indecently touching, secretly videotaping teenage girl

ATTLEBORO — A 37-year-old city man is facing charges he indecently touched a teenage girl and later secretly videotaped her taking off her clothes during visits to his home. Joshua W. Gohring pleaded innocent last week in Attleboro District Court to charges of indecent assault and battery, videotaping an unsuspecting person under the age of 18 in the nude, and possession of child pornography.
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Groton woman charged after firing shotgun in Hopkinton neighborhood at 1:30 a.m.

HOPKINTON — A 33-year-old Groton woman who was working as a live-in caregiver for a Panciera Lane resident is facing charges after the police said she took a shotgun belonging to her employer while intoxicated and fired several rounds toward the tree line outside his home during the early morning hours, waking neighbors in the process.

Plainfield PD: Five-year-old sent to hospital for possible injuries following two-car crash on Norwich Road

PLAINFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — Plainfield Police say a five-year-old was transported to the hospital for possible injuries following a crash on Norwich Road Thursday. Police responded to the scene of a two-car crash on Norwich Road at the intersection of Pickett Road at around 4:35 p.m. Upon investigating, officers determined a black 2013 Volkswagen Jetta was traveling northbound on Norwich Road when it struck the back of a 2014 Chevy Sonic which was waiting to turn left onto Pickett Road.

Police Issue Warning About Aggressive Minks in Connecticut

Police in Stonington are warning residents about minks after they were reported to be chasing a person. A message from Stonington police says that they received a report of minks chasing a person in the area of Stonington Borough Point. You can hear the message below:. While minks look like...

Austin nightclub homicide suspect apprehended in Massachusetts

NEW BEDFORD, Massachusetts - The man wanted for a homicide that happened outside of an Austin nightclub has been apprehended in Massachusetts. He is being held on a $1 million dollar bond and is awaiting extradition back to Texas. Massachusetts State Police (MSP) says that 23-year-old Denis Alexis Ocampo-Maldonado, also...

Twin River Casino in Lincoln is about to get a lot bigger. Here's what that means

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island first and largest state-operated but privately owned casino is about to get bigger. State officials from the governor on down were slated to join union leaders at a groundbreaking Thursday for an anticipated $100-million expansion of the Bally’s Twin River Casino Resort in Lincoln. The expansion...

PLAINFIELD PD: Wauregan food mart clerk held at gunpoint during armed robbery

PLAINFIELD, Conn., (WTNH)– Plainfield police are investigating an armed robbery after two witnesses were held at gunpoint at Wauregan Food Mart early Friday morning. According to police, the investigation showed that numerous individuals entered the market while displaying firearms. The clerk and a witness were held at gunpoint while items were taken.

Man, 54, dies after incident involving bat, knife in Warren

WARREN, R.I. (WPRI) — A man has died at the hospital about two weeks after he was injured during an altercation in Warren. Richard Raymond, 54, succumbed to his injuries at Rhode Island Hospital this past Sunday, according to Warren police. On Saturday, Aug. 28, police said they were called...

Community raises thousands for homeless New Bedford man’s funeral

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE) – Thousands of dollars have been raised for the family of a homeless man from New Bedford who died suddenly last week. Chris Mydlack, 45, was found dead at Buttonwood Park last week. According to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, Mydlack’s death was not deemed suspicious and it’s believed he died of an overdose. The official cause of death is still pending, his family said.

Woman dies in crash involving tractor-trailer on I-395 in Griswold

GRISWOLD, Conn. (WTNH) — A woman has died following a crash on I-395 in Griswold Wednesday, according to State Police. State Police have identified the woman as 29-year-old Bianca Rodriguez of Brooklyn, Connecticut. State Police said just before 2:30 p.m., Rodriguez was traveling south in the left lane on I-395...

Massachusetts State Police arrest Denis Alexis Ocampo-Maldonado, wanted for fatal shooting outside Texas nightclub

Massachusetts State Police troopers on Thursday have arrested a 23-year-old man wanted on murder charges in connection with a shooting outside a Texas nightclub, officials said. Denis Alexis Ocampo-Maldonado, also known as Marko Castro, was arrested Thursday morning in New Bedford following the fatal shooting of 23-year-old Jocson Antonio Zelaya...

Suspect in attempted kidnapping indicted by grand jury

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A man suspected of trying to abduct an 11-year-old girl in Providence earlier this year is facing a new charge. The statewide grand jury handed up an indictment Monday charging Glenn Chamberland with one count of attempted kidnapping of a minor, the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office said Thursday.

First Hocus Pocus 2 Set Images Arrive as Construction Gets Underway in Rhode Island

We are still a long way off from seeing the return of the Sanderson Sisters in Hocus Pocus 2, but new photos from Lincoln, Rhode Island have revealed the creation of the movie's set is well underway, with a whole village being built especially for the production. While the original Hocus Pocus shared filming between Massachusetts and Hollywood, it is believed that the entire sequel will shot in Rhode Island from October, with a casting call for extras having just been published in the area.
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Plainfield Police Investigate Overnight Armed Robbery

An investigation is underway after officers say two people were held at gun point during an armed robbery at a store in Plainfield Friday morning. At approximately 1:53 A.M., Plainfield Police Department responded to the Wauregan Food Mart on Wauregan Road for reports of an armed robbery. According to police,...