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Police arrest man on several firearms charges

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) — Police in Dartmouth have arrested a man for assault with a dangerous weapon, then charging him with additional gun violations. On Sept. 22, police arrested Koby Gedeon, 20, of New Bedford for a warrant for assault with a dangerous weapon. While searching the suspect, officers found a loaded semi-automatic handgun on […]
DARTMOUTH, MA
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Vigil held in honor of Charlestown murder victim

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (WPRI) — A vigil was held in Narragansett Sunday to honor the life of a Charlestown woman, who was killed in a stabbing Monday. Friends and family of the victim, 45-year-old Grya Pihlkrantz, say she always made everyone feel welcome.   “People that don’t have friends and family around here, that feel invisible, […]
CHARLESTOWN, RI
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Aren't darkened windows on a vehicle a violation? | Ask the DMV

Q: What's the deal with cars that have darkened windows? Aren't these windows a violation? If the darkened windows are illegal, why are there so many around?. A: RI General Law 31-23.3.5 of the Rhode Island Criminal and Traffic Manual outlines the laws covering nontransparent windshield and windows (i.e. tint). Many new vehicles leaving the factory already have a light transparency (light allowed through the tint) of 70%, meaning the windows are already tinted 30% on the side and back windows.
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NEWPORT, RI

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BARRINGTON, RI
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Police arrest New Bedford man on several charges after stolen vehicle found at motel

DARTMOUTH, MA – On Friday, Officer Andrew Fredette located a stolen motor vehicle parked at the Moby Dick Motel. As a result of the investigation that followed, Officer Fredette arrested 33-year-old Douglas Torchia, of New Bedford, and charged him with receiving a stolen motor vehicle, carrying a dangerous weapon (spring-loaded, double-edged blade), receiving stolen property, and receiving a stolen credit card.
NEW BEDFORD, MA
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Crash on I-95 leaves car mangled, sends 1 to hospital

EAST GREENWICH, R.I. (WLNE) — The East Greenwich Firefighters Association said Saturday that a person had to be taken to the hospital after a crash on Interstate 95. The association explained that the crash happened at about 3 a.m. on the southbound side of the highway by Exit 7.
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