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The latest on local crime and public safety.
The lobsters were cull lobsters, which means they only have one claw. That could be the key to cracking open this criminal crustacean case.
The Narragansett Police Department is accepting applications for the position of police officer.
Brandon Michael Austin was driving the vehicle on a private driveway off Old Jollystreet Road near the community of Prosperity when he crashed, authorities said.
Jacob Clauson, 23, was seriously injured.
Zakaria M. Tefft, 31, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was killed Friday.
Police said three Connecticut residents threw beer bottles and swore at security guards at Swift's Westerly estate.
Mandell Tripp was accused of killing Kevin Brown to death.
Anthony S. Partridge, 21, of 82 Sweet Fern Ln., was arrested following an undercover investigation.
Joseph Sabins went missing from his home on South County Trail.
The maximum fine for a second littering offense also increased from a$500 to $5,000.
Joseph Sabins was last seen at his home on South County Trail in Exeter.
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee recently signed a bill making it illegal to leave pets in a hot car.
The man was identified as Michael Sgambato, 45, of 10 Kingston Ave.
Sen. James C. Sheehan is seeking another term representing Rhode Island Senate District 36.
Police said the man walked into the gas station just before 8 p.m. on Sunday and demanded cash.
Fred Randall was employed as a fiscal clerk and later as a senior teller at the College of Continuing Education at URI's Feinstein campus in Providence. His crimes were discovered after he r
The following arrests were reported by South Kingstown police. They do not indicate a conviction.
Four adults under 21 were charged with violating the state's social host laws.
South Kingstown Police identified the victim of a motorcycle crash early Saturday morning as a 28-year-old South Kingstown man.