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PORTSMOUTH — Someone reportedly played a mean trick on a local child who went door-to-door for Halloween candy Oct. 31. Police are investigating a report that the child received a piece of candy that contained a sewing needle inside. more
Two East Providence and Riverside women face charges after police say they attempted to steal items from a car parked on Cutler Street last Wednesday, August 25. Police were called to Cutler just … more
PORTSMOUTH — A driver was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with what appeared to be “life-threatening injuries” after a head-on collision on Bristol Ferry Road this … more
PORTSMOUTH — An 83-year-old female pedestrian suffered “multiple traumatic injuries” after she was struck by a car early Friday evening. The accident took place on East Main … more
The dean of students at Mt. Hope High School has resigned after he was arrested on felony drug possession charges. William Pabst was arrested July 8 in East Providence and charged with two counts … more
Former State Rep. Ray Gallison allegedly transferred money from a client’s estate into his own account, and appears to have been hiding more than $700,000 from the estate by the time he … more
Some Barrington residents are questioning the notification policy used by the police department, after they learned a Level II sex offender had moved into their neighborhood earlier this … more
PORTSMOUTH — An overnight standoff on Boyds Lane ended peacefully this morning with the arrest of a local man on firearms charges. James Lawrence, of 561 Boyds Lane, was … more
The Bristol Police Department is asking for the public’s help solving an armed robbery at a convenience store in town. On Wednesday, Dec. 7, just before 10 p.m., a white man entered Midland … more
A Bristol man is being held at the ACI after allegedly raping a woman at gunpoint in Bristol last week. Raymond O. Correia, 33, of 418 Metacom Ave., Bristol, was charged with first degree sexual … more
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