RI community mourns death of ‘amazing' 22-year-old
The Bristol, Rhode Island, community is mourning the loss of a 22-year-old woman who died last month from viral meningitis. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it is the most common form of meningitis and most people get better on their own without treatment, but that wasn't the case for Maddie Pacheco, NBC10 Boston affiliate WJAR reports.
Rhode Island’s ‘Conjuring House’ Fire Gets a Spooky Response
HARRISVILLE (WBSM) — The barn on the Harrisville, Rhode Island property of the famous “Conjuring House” was damaged by fire early Monday. Everyone is okay, but one of the responding fire trucks led to something a little creepy. According to reports, the barn at 1677 Round Top...
Cranston police warn drivers of traffic changes amid road work
CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) — Cranston police said Tuesday that traffic will be impacted by road construction. The department warned drivers to expect road closures, detours, and delays in the area of Cranston Street and Garfield Avenue. Police said the traffic changes are due to necessary road construction. Detours will...
Warwick's Fast Food Scene: 4 Sensational Eateries To Try Now!
In this article, we're exploring four popular fast food joints in Warwick. Have you had the chance to try any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!
Fall River Rollover Crash Sends One to Hospital
FALL RIVER (WBSM) — Fall River firefighters responded to a rollover crash early on Monday, December 4. Authorities responded to the motor vehicle accident at 8 a.m. with entrapment at the intersection of President Avenue and Davol Street. Reports say that hydraulic cutters and hydraulic spreaders, also known as...
Coventry family living through loss surprised with outdoor Christmas decorations
COVENTRY, R.I. (WJAR) — A Coventry family that's living with the loss of a loved one was surprised with the gift of Christmas lights this holiday season. Each year, 'Friends Way', a bereavement center that offers support to local children, selects a family to help with Christmas decorations around the holidays.
Unsealed indictment lists 27 gun, drug charges against 26-year-old
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A Providence Grand Jury returned an indictment charging a 26-year-old with 27 gun and drug related charges. According to the indictment, Neftaly Sanchez, 26, is charged with the following. Five counts of assault with a dangerous weapon. Two of which carry the Criminal Street Gang...
Disgraced Fall River cop pleads guilty in two more excessive force cases
Michael Pessoa is already serving time in prison for beating a suspect in 2019 and then lying about it in a report.
After 3 men shot Sunday, Providence votes to temporarily close Levels Lounge
PROVIDENCE − Three men were shot early Sunday on Broad Street, according to Providence police. The men, whose injuries were not life-threatening, were shot on the 1100 block of the street on Sunday morning, said Providence police Detective Maj. David Lapatin. ...
Warwick Working to Strengthen Rights of Way to Shoreline Access
WARWICK, R.I. — Six months after lawmakers passed a measure expanding coastal access for the public, what’s left to do regarding shoreline access?. Quite a lot, according to the advocates. While the law passed in June codified the right for the public to walk up and down the...
‘Thousands of rounds of ammunition’: Florida man allegedly leads police on a high-speed chase that results in the discovery of a substantial cache of weaponry
A Florida man was arrested in Rhode Island late last week after an isolated shooting led police on a turbulent high-speed chase that resulted in a substantial cache of firearms and ammunition being littered across the streets like a scene out of a 1990s action movie. Joshua Pavao, 43, whose...
Little Compton fiscal clerk charged with embezzlement. What police allege happened.
The State Police allege Bruno received a cash payment of $1,096.62 in September 2022 from a resident that was supposed to go toward their 2022 taxes. The resident alerted the town in August 2023 that the payment had not been processed. The town reviewed the situation and discovered the payment had not been recorded or deposited into the town’s account, either, and police said Bruno confessed to misappropriating funds during the subsequent investigation.
Rhode Island Arrest Highlights the Importance of Animal Cruelty Legislation
A recent event in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, has brought the issue of animal cruelty to the forefront of local news. Javari Coulburn, a 22-year-old resident, was arrested under an outstanding warrant for unnecessary cruelty to animals after a routine traffic stop by the Rhode Island State Police on Route 95 in Pawtucket. This serious charge highlights the legal repercussions of harm or neglect towards animals. Coulburn was processed at the Lincoln Woods Barracks before being handed over to the Woonsocket Police Department, in a case that underscores the community's dedication to justice for all living beings.
Rhode Island State House receives Christmas tree
The Rhode Island State House received a special delivery Tuesday. NBC 10 cameras captured a Christmas tree being carried into the building. It's unclear where the tree will be displayed.
Police explain what led to arrest of suspect ID’d in officer-involved shootout
A suspect connected to an officer-involved shooting of a Johnston police officer in Providence has been arrested.
Seal rescued by aquarium in Conn. to be released in Rhode Island
An injured seal that was rescued by Mystic Aquarium earlier this year has been rehabilitated and will be released in Rhode Island this week. The aquarium's Animal Rescue Program received a report of a sick and injured seal on Block Island on June 30. First responders and the local community...
This Rhode Island State City Becomes Battleground in Republican vs Democrat 2024 War
The 2024 presidential election is still over a year away, but the battle lines are already being drawn. One of the key battlegrounds is likely to be Providence, Rhode Island. The city is becoming increasingly politically polarized, and it is home to a growing number of swing voters. As a result, it is likely to be a major focus for both the Republican and Democratic parties in the upcoming election.
Providence County Grand Jury Report: Local Residents Facing Indictments, Arraignments Scheduled for December
On November 28, 2023, the Providence County Grand Jury released a report. It detailed several indictments. The report clarified that an indictment is an allegation. A defendant is considered innocent until proven guilty.
Tuesday Weather Forecast: Cloudy with Potential Snow Showers and Warming Trend Towards Weekend
Get the latest Tuesday weather forecast here! Expect clouds today with the next fully sunny day on Thursday. Potential snow showers in eastern Mass, with temperatures running 5 degrees warmer than average. Find out about the warming trend continuing into the weekend.
Get Crafty and Festive at the BYOW Build-Your-Own-Wreath Event!
Get ready to usher in the festive season with a unique twist at the BYOW at Proc- Build-Your-Own-Wreath event on Wed, Dec 06 from 5pm to 8pm. This creative gathering will take place at the Proclamation Ale Company, located at 298 Kilvert Street, Warwick, RI 02886.