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 2019-06-25 03:41 

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Thomas Pannone shines in return to McCoy...

Bishop Hendricken grad Thomas Pannone returned to pitch at McCoy stadium for the first time since his high school state championship game, but this time as a pro. Pannone is currently with the trip......

 2019-06-25 03:39 

WPRI

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Colin Briggs headlines six Bishop Hendricken alumni inducted into the school's Hall of Fame...

Bishop Hendricken inducted six alumni to its Athletic Hall of Fame on Monday at Warwick Country Club. The honorees were headlined by Colin Briggs, who continued his lacrosse career at the Universit......

 2019-06-25 02:44 

WPRI

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Bill aiming to curb bridge toll violators heads to governor...

Both chambers passed the measure last week, sending it to the governor....

 2019-06-25 02:36 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

UK-based wind company picks Rhode Island for US headquarters...

The company plans to create 125 jobs in the state....

 2019-06-25 02:32 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Police release more than 1,000 files from Smollett probe...

Fox Entertainment announced in April that Smollett would not appear in the sixth and final season of "Empire."...

 2019-06-25 02:30 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Trump: Woman who accused him of sexual assault not his type...

"I'll say it with great respect: Number one, she's not my type. Number two, it never happened," Trump told The Hill in an interview at the White House....

 2019-06-25 01:42 

Providence Journal

Reflecting on 40 years of friendship with Jim Taricani...

Retired Journal reporter Tracy Breton interviewed Jim Taricani in December about his heart transplant....

 2019-06-25 01:38 

WPRI

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All Kids Can challenge lets aspiring golfers to show off their skills...

Kids of all ages hit the links Monday morning to show off their skills during the All Kids Can Golf Challenge....

 2019-06-25 01:26 

Providence Journal

A great white shark that researchers tagged in 2016 is back on Cape Cod...

WELLFLEET, Mass. — A great white shark that researchers tagged in 2016 is back on Cape Cod.The shark, named Ashley Grace, was spotted in Cape Cod Bay off Wellfleet Monday afternoon, according to the Sharktivity app. That app is operated by the Atlan...

 2019-06-25 01:05 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Westport father killed in motorcycle crash remembered as outgoing, fun-loving...

Andrew Mindyas, 63, was rushed to St. Luke's Hospital where he was later pronounced dead....

 2019-06-24 23:55 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Report: New Mass. casino could take millions in revenue away from RI...

With Massachusetts' third casino now open for business, Rhode Island officials are expecting a shift in the state's gaming and revenue projections....

 2019-06-24 23:47 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Del's Lemonade to add 2 new flavors...

Del's Lemonade recently announced the addition of two new flavors to its repertoire: blood orange and coconut....

 2019-06-24 23:43 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Sights and sounds from 2019 CVS Health Charity Classic...

BARRINGTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Eyewitness Sports Reporter Morey Hershgordon reports from the 21st Annual CVS Health Charity Classic at Rhode Island Country Club in Barrington....

 2019-06-24 23:41 

Providence Journal

Tensions flare between firefighters, City of Pawtucket...

An assistant chief's report on a firefighter's serious injury on the job becomes a flash point about funding for training and equipment repairs, and the situation heats up to the point where the mayor cancels a fundraiser over planned picketing....

 2019-06-24 23:17 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Man accused of attacking, robbing 2 women outside Providence Place mall...

Jamal Bouchard, 27, was ordered held without bail after he was arraigned Monday on two counts of first-degree robbery....

 2019-06-24 23:06 

Providence Journal

Killing Mickey Mouse? R.I. House panel approves bill to change write-in rules...

Bugs Bunny, Abraham Lincoln, God Almighty, Vermin Supreme and Warren Buffett could also lose their already improbable chances of winning election in Rhode Island if state lawmakers approve new restrictions that the Board of Elections wants to place on wri...

 2019-06-24 22:50 

Providence Journal

SILVER ALERT CANCELED after missing Warwick woman, 83, is found...

WARWICK — A Silver Alert has been canceled for an 83-year-old woman has been canceled.Police Lt. William DeFeo said just after 7 p.m. Monday that Sylvia Kaufmann was found about 11 hours after she was last seen in the area of 1283 Post Rd. She may h...

 2019-06-24 22:42 

Providence Journal

R.I. woman's killer was obsessed with her, D.A. says...

Johnston man confronted Brandi Berg in the parking lot where he shot her....

 2019-06-24 22:19 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

House lawmakers earmark $25M for Fane tower project...

The move is a major boost to the controversial proposed skyscraper in downtown Providence....

 2019-06-24 22:14 

Providence Journal

British company that services wind turbines wants to anchor U.S. operations to R.I....

PROVIDENCE — When a proposal to install five giant wind turbines near Block Island was first rolled out in 2008, the idea was that by approving the first offshore wind farm in the United States, Rhode Island could position itself as a hub for all th...

 2019-06-24 21:55 

Providence Journal

Program offers teleconferencing to treat substance-abuse disorders...

CRANSTON — Thundermist Health Center and CODAC Behavioral Healthcare are partnering in the use of teleconferencing designed to make it easier for people living with substance use disorders to receive quick access to medication assisted treatment, or...

 2019-06-24 21:52 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Conference highlights need for evolving approach to combat human trafficking...

Law enforcement, victim service professionals, clinical therapists, service providers and community leaders gathered Monday for a conference focused on how to prevent human trafficking....

 2019-06-24 21:42 

Providence Journal

People: Viola Davis determined to go above and beyond on diversity...

NEW YORK — When Viola Davis started her production company nearly a decade ago, she was determined to bring about change in Hollywood with a strategic mandate: Normalize people of color on screen."We're not social statements. We're not m...

 2019-06-24 21:33 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Suspect in PVDFest gunshots surrenders to police...

Michael Robertson, 24, is accused of firing several shots into the air on Washington Street on the night of June 8....

 2019-06-24 20:58 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

RI priest remembers friend killed in New Hampshire motorcycle crash...

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — David Pereira was someone who always wanted to give back to others, according to his longtime friend Father Joseph Escobar. "His goodness, his kindness, h......

 2019-06-24 20:44 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Study on weight loss surgery gives 'real hope' to obese teens...
 2019-06-24 20:20 

Providence Journal

British company that services wind turbines wants to move U.S. operations to R.I....

PROVIDENCE — When a proposal to install five giant wind turbines near Block Island was first rolled out in 2008, the idea was that by approving the first offshore wind farm in the United States, Rhode Island would position itself as a hub for all th...

 2019-06-24 20:15 

Providence Journal

Fiery crash shuts down Route 95 in Providence...

PROVIDENCE — A fiery crash shut down all lanes of Route 95 north in Providence on Monday afternoon.The crash, which took place near Exit 22 downtown, happened before 4 p.m. The state Department of Transportation reported then that all lanes on Route...

 2019-06-24 20:10 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Car fire backing up traffic on I-95 North...

A car fire on I-95...

 2019-06-24 19:53 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Silver Alert issued for missing Warwick woman, 83...

Police say Sylvia Kaufmann walked away from her assisted living facility off Post Road....

 2019-06-24 19:45 

Providence Journal

Providence names acting superintendent of schools...

PROVIDENCE —The Providence schools are about to get an acting school superintendent: Dorothy Smith, a veteran administrator with the district.School Board President Nicholas Hemond said the board is expected to appoint Smith, who is currently execut...

 2019-06-24 19:35 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Murder suspect displayed 'obsessive behavior' towards victim, DA's office says...

Brandi Berg, 37, died at Rhode Island Hospital Saturday night after she was shot while sitting in her SUV at Fashion Crossing Plaza on Route 1 in North Attleboro....

 2019-06-24 19:32 

Providence Journal

East Providence woman's killer was obsessed with her, D.A. says...

Johnston man confronted Brandi Berg in the parking lot where he shot her....

 2019-06-24 19:29 

Providence Journal

Police searching for missing Warwick woman, 83...

WARWICK — Police issued a silver alert Monday afternoon for an 83-year-old Warwick woman.Police said that Sylvia Kaufmann normally uses a walker, but she did not have it with her when she was last seen, in the area of 1283 Post Rd. They said she may...

 2019-06-24 18:32 

Providence Journal

Suspect in PVDFest shooting incident has turned himself in...

PROVIDENCE — The man suspected of shooting into the air at PVDFest on the night of Saturday, June 8, causing a panic but no injuries at the city's signature music and arts festival, has turned himself into authorities, Providence police said.Mic...

 2019-06-24 18:17 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Suspects sought in convenience store heist...

The thefts happened at the Seasons Corner Market on Quaker Lane on June 4, according to police....

 2019-06-24 18:14 

Providence Journal

Killing Mickey Mouse? R.I. legislators consider bill to change write-in rules...

PROVIDENCE — Bye-bye Mickey Mouse.And not just him. Bugs Bunny, Abraham Lincoln, God Almighty, Vermin Supreme and Warren Buffett could also lose their already improbable chances of winning election in Rhode Island if state lawmakers approve new rest...

 2019-06-24 17:16 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Truck erupts in flames after Taunton crash...

Two trucks collided Monday afternoon at the intersection of Route 44 and Richmond Street....

 2019-06-24 17:03 

Providence Journal

Truck driver charged with 7 homicides in motorcycle crash...

CONCORD, N.H. — The driver of a truck in a fiery collision on a rural New Hampshire highway that killed seven motorcyclists, including an East Providence man, was charged Monday with seven counts of negligent homicide.Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, was a...

 2019-06-24 16:54 

Providence Journal

Gas prices down 5 cents in Rhode Island...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Rhode Island has dropped another nickel.AAA Northeast reports Monday that self-serve, regular has fallen 5 cents in the past week to an average of $2.67 per gallon. Rhode Island...

 2019-06-24 16:46 

Providence Journal

Part of India Street in Providence to close next month...

PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation announced that a portion of India Street will be closed next month as part of a $3.2-million project to realign the road and improve pedestrian and bicycle access in the area. The closure wi...

 2019-06-24 16:45 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Trump executive order imposes new sanctions on Iran...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump signed an Executive Order Monday placing sanctions on Iran. This follows Iran striking down a U.S. drone over the weekend it claimed was in Iran's airspace. ......

 2019-06-24 16:27 

Providence Journal

What to Watch for Monday at the General Assembly: The end is near...

The final, frenzied week of lawmaking at the Rhode Island General Assembly has begun on a rare Monday House session with votes expected on General Treasurer Seth Magaziner's push for more financial literary and legislation allowing communities to free...

 2019-06-24 15:49 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Massachusetts man arrested in deadly NH motorcycle crash...

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP/WPRI) A driver from West Springfield who police said was involved in a deadly weekend accident in New Hampshire that killed seven motorcyclists, including an East Pr......

 2019-06-24 15:23 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Police ID victim in fatal Westport crash...

Officials say the motorcycle driven by Cornelis Blom, was traveling West on American Legion Highway around 6:30 a.m. Sunday, when a pickup truck turned into the path of the motorcycle, causing the ......

 2019-06-24 14:58 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

FDA announces baby formula, bottled water recalls...

Certain containers of baby formula sold at Walmart are being recalled due to potential metal matter inside....

 2019-06-24 14:44 

Providence Journal

Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker off Nantucket...

Citing surveillance video and cellphone-location records, police say in court documents that Dulos and Troconis disposed of clothing, sponges and other household items that contained Farber Dulos's blood in trash bins in Hartford the night she disappe...

 2019-06-24 14:35 

Providence Journal

Man charged with robbing 2 women at Providence Place mall...

A Providence man was charged with attacking two women in separate robberies over the weekend by the Providence Place mall.Jamal Bouchard, 27, was set to be arraigned Monday morning on two counts of first-degree robbery in the incidents Saturday and Sunday...

 2019-06-24 14:02 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Trump suggests other countries pay US for protecting tankers...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting the United States should not protect ships in the strategic Strait of Hormuz without compensation from other countries. The U.S. blamed Iran f......

 2019-06-24 13:48 

Providence Journal

Couple met at Brown University; now she's missing, and he's facing charges...

Two shores frame Jennifer Farber Dulos's life with her husband, Fotis Dulos.One she believed to be welcoming and safe, having been drawn back into Dulos' life when he reached out to her in 2004 while still married to his first wife.The other has p...

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