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Friday, Apr 19, 2019 at 10:39 PM EDT

4-Year-Old Girl Pulled Unconscious From RI Hotel Pool

4-Year-Old Girl Pulled Unconscious From RI Hotel Pool

Authorities responded to the possible drowning of a 4-year-old girl at a hotel in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, Friday night, according to NBC affiliate WJAR. The child was pulled unconscious and unresponsive...

Friday, Apr 19, 2019 at 09:04 PM EDT

RI Teacher, Coach Facing Child Porn Charges: Police

RI Teacher, Coach Facing Child Porn Charges: Police

A Rhode Island teacher and coach faced a judge Tuesday for the alleged possession of child pornography. Richard Conti, 69, of Warwick, was arraigned on the charge in Third Division District Court where the...

Friday, Apr 19, 2019 at 04:58 PM EDT

Massachusetts Makes its Play for Toy Maker Hasbro

Massachusetts Makes its Play for Toy Maker Hasbro

State economic development officials in Massachusetts are considering trying to lure Rhode Island-based toy company Hasbro across the border. Colleen Arons, a spokeswoman for the Massachusetts Office of...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 10:39 AM EDT

More Than 50 Animals Found Living in Deplorable Conditions

More Than 50 Animals Found Living in Deplorable Conditions

Police say they found more than 50 animals living in deplorable conditions at a Rhode Island home. Pawtucket Detective Sgt. Christopher LeFort says six dogs, 12 birds, 13 ferrets, 20 mice, and three hamsters...

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 at 08:45 AM EDT

Police: Man Found Dead in SUV in Providence

Police: Man Found Dead in SUV in Providence

Providence police have launched a homicide investigation after a finding a man shot to death in an SUV.

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