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State police arrest Pawtucket woman on drug, gun charges
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE) — Rhode Island State Police said Thursday they arrested a woman for possession of an illegal firearm and a large amount of fentanyl. Police arrested Jodiany Urena, 33, after a narcotics distribution investigation. Police said they executed a warrant on Urena’s Pawtucket apartment, where they found...
Two Arrested in Connection to Baby's Death in Providence
Two people were arrested in connection the death of a baby in Providence, Rhode Island, that happened in August of last year, according to state police. 31-year-old Esther Pacheco is facing one count of manslaughter and 31-year-old Anthony Nuccio is facing one count of cruelty or neglect of a child, police said, according to WJAR.
Woman charged in drowning death of 10-month-old Providence boy
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence police said Friday a woman was charged in the drowning death of a 10-month-old boy. The incident happened last year in August on Chad Brown Street. The boy drowned in a bathtub. Esther Pacheco was arrested this week. Per court records, she was charged...
8-year-old boy dead after murder-suicide in New Bedford, DA says
NEW BEDFORD, MASS. (WHDH) - Investigators were on scene in New Bedford Friday after the Bristol County District Attorney’s office said a father allegedly killed his young child before killing himself in an apparent murder-suicide. The father, officials said, was also a person of interest in the case of...
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Statement From Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien Announcing He Is Not Running for Congressional District 1 Seat:. I am grateful for all of the supporters who have reached out to me over the last few months, both encouraging me to run and asking me to consider remaining Mayor of Pawtucket. My...
Fall River missing person case takes tragic and horrible turn
A Fall River missing person case has taken a horrific turn according to local authorities. The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office stated that this morning just before 8:15 a.m., New Bedford Police received a request for a wellbeing check at 1643 Phillips Road. Upon entering the residence, police located...
Half of Providence's records department resigned. Here's what we know.
Providence Mayor Brett Smiley's office is staying tight-lipped on a series of resignations that wiped out half of the city's Registrar, Vital Statistics, and Bureau of Licenses office. The news, which WJAR broke this week, came with no answers on why the employees left and the circumstances of their resignations.
Get ready for Pride. Here are the LGBTQ+ parades, festivals and events happening in RI
Pride in Rhode Island started small, when 75 lesbian and gay Ocean State residents marched through downtown Providence in 1976. State and city leaders tried to block the parade, but they won out in the courts. Four decades later, with legislatures across the country still trying to regulate LGBTQ bodies, Rhode Island...
5 Best All-You-Can-Eat Buffets in Rhode Island
Where Are The Best All-You-Can-Eat Buffets in Rhode Island. Taste of India Restaurant is located in the heart of Providence. This restaurant offers an authentic Indian buffet and brunch on weekends. A garden bar is available for summer dining. This restaurant in Providence offers Indian food that is delicious and full of healthful ingredients. It is an excellent choice for healthy meals. India Restaurant has updated its menu to reflect healthy Indian cooking. The chefs use local ingredients to create authentic dishes that are low in cholesterol and fat. You can choose from a variety of vegetarian and gluten-free options. The restaurant offers a warm atmosphere with several happy hour specials. The restaurant offers a brunch menu with Indian dishes such as biryanis, pakoras, and naan.
Crews respond to serious crash in Providence
Officers responded to the intersection of Chalkstone Avenue and Bergen Street around 1:30 a.m.
Burrillville man accused of strangling child
(WJAR) — A Burrillville man was charged with second-degree child abuse for allegedly strangling a child. Kevin Pomfret, 37, is accused of strangling a victim under the age of 14 on Jan. 10, according to the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office. The man, facing one count of second-degree...
NBC 10 I-Team: New efforts in Rhode Island to reexamine cold cases met by roadblocks
“In August 2020 a woman came forward and reached out to me on Facebook and said everything I had known about my mother’s death was a lie and that she’d actually been murdered.”. Three years ago, that shocking statement turned Lauren Malloy's world upside down. “I was naturally...
Quincy man accused of cocaine trafficking denied bail after hearing
Stephen Marsden was arrested on Friday, May 26, when police say he received a package from Puerto Rico containing 3 kilograms of cocaine. The arrest came after an extensive investigation launched in March. Search warrants on Marden's Quincy Point condominium and office space in Fall River returned drugs, drug paraphernalia...
Providence Senior Skips Graduation Rehearsal to Be an Extra in Good Burger 2
Production for the new Good Burger 2 movie continues to take over Rhode Island, with Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell staying busy on set and checking out the Ocean State in their downtime. With production fully underway, that means other actors are beginning to report to set, and one East...
Compass Medical now faces lawsuit after sudden closure
The Quincy-based Compass Medical is now facing legal action after its sudden shutdown earlier this week. Compass confirmed an “imminent plan” to close its practices on Wednesday, leaving hundreds without a job and thousands with health care headaches. Days later, Keches Law Group has filed a lawsuit against...
Complaint alleges West Warwick and North Kingstown schools used excess physical restraint
A 6-year old was physically restrained 45 times so far this school year. An 8-year old special needs student jumped out a window to escape restraint. A 10-year old with autism was forced to the floor and held in a prone position. Those were among the allegations in complaints filed Friday with the U.S. Department […] The post Complaint alleges West Warwick and North Kingstown schools used excess physical restraint appeared first on Rhode Island Current.
Police pulled him over driving a backhoe at midnight. Now he's accused of stealing it from the DOT
A Warwick man driving a backhoe at 11:30 on a January night behind a DPW building aroused suspicion, and now he's charged with stealing it from the state Department of Transportation. The 59-year-old man allegedly told the state police he took the 1998 John Deere backhoe from the DOT facility in Johnston. He said he drove to the State House, where he left it parked "for a couple of days" before moving it to the Providence DPW...
‘Killer’ pastrami, and more on its way to R.I.
Jason Sugarman has had the Rhode Island foodie community buzzing since last fall, when word spread that his new deli, Maven’s, was coming to Pawtucket. As Maven’s posts began appearing on Instagram, the excitement built. Then came interviews with Sugarman, newspaper articles, more social media. So what is...
One Suspect in Custody After BPD Officers Recover Two Firearms, Multiple Magazines, Ammunition and Drugs During Search Warrant Execution in Lower Roxbury
At about 10:18 AM on Wednesday May 31, 2023, Drug Control Unit officers assigned to Districts D-4 (South End) and B-2 (Roxbury) arrested Joe Lopez, 53, of Providence, RI, on firearm and drug related charges as part of an investigation in the area of Trotter Court in Lower Roxbury. The suspect was placed in custody without incident following the execution of search warrants for both the suspect and the residence above. As a result, officers were able to recover a 9mm Glock model 17 handgun, a .45 caliber Smith and Wesson handgun, 4 magazines, a 50 round drum magazine, several rounds of ammunition, one rifle scope, 50 grams of Fentanyl, one bag of crack-cocaine and other evidence.
Lincoln police find 67-year-old woman reported missing and possibly endangered
(WJAR) — Update:. Authorities say Deborah Michalenka was found on Thursday. The Lincoln Police Department is searching for a 67-year-old woman who was reported missing and considered to be endangered. The department is searching for Deborah Michalenka who was last seen Thursday morning. Police say her phone last pinged...
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