• Rhode Island November 27, 2023 12:48 pm

    Pursuit in Johnston ends in Providence with shooting involving police

    A police chase that began in Johnston, Rhode Island, ended in Providence with a shooting involving an officer early Monday morning, reported WJAR-TV. Earlier Monday morning, police in the town of North Providence issued an alert regarding a vehicle connected to a shooting in Providence, according to WJAR-TV. Johnston police said the pursuit started just before 2 a.m. after the…

  • Rhode Island November 27, 2023 8:17 am

    Providence post office evacuated after worker reports finding white powder

    A post office in Providence, Rhode Island, was evacuated over the weekend after an employee reported finding white powder while handling mail, according to WJAR-TV. The Providence Fire Department responded to 24 Corliss Street just after 6:30 p.m. Sunday. A hazmat team was also called in out of an abundance of caution, reported WJAR-TV. The building was then evacuated. After…

  • Rhode Island November 27, 2023 10:13 am

    Pregnant woman stabbed by husband in Rhode Island: ‘It is devastating'

    A pregnant woman was allegedly stabbed by her husband on Friday in Westerly, Rhode Island, while two children were at the home. Police tell NBC10 Boston affiliate WJAR that the woman was stabbed in the back and arm at a High Street residence. She was flown by medical helicopter to Rhode Island Hospital. There was no immediate update on her…

  • Rhode Island November 24, 2023 12:58 pm

    Person injured in Pawtucket shooting

    A person was shot Friday morning, drawing a large police response in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. NBC10 Boston affiliate WJAR reports that the Pawtucket Police Department said one person was shot before 8 a.m. Friday on Moshassuck Industrial Highway. The victim drove themselves to Rhode Island Hospital, police told WJAR. There was no immediate update on their condition. The scene was…

  • Rhode Island November 20, 2023 12:27 am

    Man shot outside mosque in Providence

    A 52-year-old man was shot outside of a mosque in Providence, Rhode Island, on Friday. Providence police said the shooting occurred on Haskins Street in Upper South Providence around 11:20 a.m., according to NBC10 Boston affiliate WJAR. The victim, whose name was not released, was associated with the mosque and was selling religious items on the street, WJAR reported. He…

  • Rhode Island November 17, 2023 12:24 pm

    Teen hurt in haunted hayride accident returns to school

    A teen who was hurt in a haunted hayride accident last month in Smithfield, Rhode Island, returned to school on Friday. 14-year-old Giada Lanzieri returned to Smithfield High School nearly three weeks after the accident, according to WJAR. Lanzieri got trapped underneath a trailer being pulled by a tractor while working as an actor at Seven Cedars Farm. She is…

  • Rhode Island November 15, 2023 8:26 am

    Fast-spreading fire damages two homes in Providence, displacing 8 people

    A large fire damaged two homes in Providence, Rhode Island, on Tuesday night, displacing eight people. The fire was reported around 7 p.m. Tuesday in a home on Indiana Street. The blaze spread to a home next door before firefighters were able to bring it under control. Neighbors said they saw the families escaping from the home. “I came outside…

  • Rhode Island November 14, 2023 3:08 pm

    Gabe Amo, first Black representative from RI in Congress, sworn into office​

    New Democratic Rep. Gabe Amo, the first Black representative from Rhode Island in Congress, was sworn into office Monday. Amo, a Democrat, won a special election in November to replace Democratic Rep. David Cicilline, who stepped down this summer to lead a nonprofit foundation. The House chamber burst into applause as Speaker Mike Johnson swore in the new lawmaker. The son of...

  • Rhode Island November 19, 2023 10:35 pm

    Man arrested in connection to double homicide in Providence

    A 29-year-old man was arrested in connection to a double homicide in Providence, Rhode Island, that happened in late October, according to WJAR-TV. Providence police said that Miguel Perez was arrested on Thursday by Warwick police. Warwick police executed a search warrant at home on Highland Avenue, where Perez lived, reported WJAR-TV. During the search, a car with Massachusetts plates…

  • Rhode Island November 19, 2023 10:35 pm

    18 Brown University students taken into custody while protesting Israel-Hamas war

    Nearly 20 Brown University students were taken into custody Wednesday night after refusing to leave a campus building where they were protesting the Israel-Hamas war, according to WJAR-TV. Brown University, in a statement to WJAR-TV, said the students being at that primary administrative building after hours “posed security concerns,” adding that it issued multiple trespassing warnings before the 18 students…

  • Rhode Island November 19, 2023 10:49 pm

    Missing 5-year-old found dead in pond near Rhode Island home

    A 5-year-old girl was found dead in a public pond early Thursday morning after going missing the night before. The girl, who had limited language skills, had last been seen at her Babcock Road home in south Providence around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to police. State and local police officers searched for the girl through the night, using K-9 teams…

  • Rhode Island November 7, 2023 6:47 pm

    Man charged with DUI in July crash that hurt a pedestrian in July

    A man is facing drunken driving charges over a July car crash that left a pedestrian seriously hurt in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, this summer, authorities said. Brian Morton, 34, faces charges including driving under the influence resulting in serious bodily injury in Providence County Superior Court over the July 12 crash, the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office said Tuesday. The…

  • Rhode Island November 7, 2023 8:59 pm

    Rhode Island elects its first Black representative to Congress

    The former White House aide succeeds former Democratic Rep. David Cicilline, who stepped down this summer to become president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation.

  • Rhode Island November 6, 2023 8:30 am

    What to expect in Rhode Island's special congressional election Tuesday

    Democrat Gabe Amo and Republican Gerry Leonard face off in a special congressional election in Rhode Island on Tuesday to complete the term of former Democratic U.S. Rep. David Cicilline, who resigned in May after seven terms. Also on the ballot is a special election for state Senate. Amo, a former Obama and Biden White House aide, won a crowded Democratic...

  • Rhode Island November 6, 2023 1:47 pm

    Man charged with stabbing his grandparents in Providence granted bail

    A 28-year-old man accused of stabbing his grandparents inside their Providence, Rhode Island, home over the weekend was granted bail at his arraignment Monday, according to WJAR-TV. The stabbing happened on Lynch Street on Sunday. Collin Raso is accused of stabbing his grandparents inside the home where they all live. Police said the grandparents were taken to Rhode Island Hospital…

  • Rhode Island November 4, 2023 2:02 pm

    Providence woman accused of DUI with her children in the vehicle

    A woman was arrested for driving under the influence and causing a crash while her children were passengers in Rhode Island on Friday evening. Rhode Island Police say they responded at around 5:50 p.m. to a three car crash on Route 10 North. According to authorities, a silver Honda struck a Ford Explorer and that crash caused the Explorer to…

  • Pawtucket November 4, 2023 1:23 pm

    Pawtucket woman arrested after road rage and shooting incident

    A woman was arrested for a shooting and a road rage incident in Pawtucket, Rhode Island on Friday Night. Pawtucket Police say 36-year-old Kendra Johnson of Pawtucket was reported to police by the victim, a 32-year-old man, saying she began to chase him while driving in the city, according to WJAR. The victim say Johnson drove her vehicle into his…

  • Rhode Island November 3, 2023 10:15 am

    Arrest made after hit-and-run crash in RI that left pedestrian critically injured

    An arrest has been made after a car fled the scene after hitting and critically injuring a pedestrian in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, on Thursday. Woonsocket police said they responded to a report of a crash involving a pedestrian on Diamond Hill Road on Thursday night. Surveillance video obtained by WJAR from a nearby business showed a white vehicle hitting a…

  • Rhode Island November 2, 2023 10:18 am

    Textron building in Providence vandalized twice this week

    A manufacturer of defense systems building in Providence, Rhode Island, was vandalized twice this week, according to WJAR-TV. The Textron building on Westminster Street was first vandalized on Tuesday, reported WJAR-TV. The following day, the downtown building was once again targeted by vandals. Police said they arrested Maggie Weng and Finch Bryant, both 19, for their involvement in Wednesday’s incident….

  • Rhode Island October 31, 2023 6:27 pm

    Father arrested after 4-year-old son shot in Rhode Island

    Police say the boy was taken to Hasbro Children’s Hospital, where he underwent emergency surgery and remains in critical condition Tuesday afternoon.

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