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The latest on local crime and public safety.
It will be the second time the task force has deployed this year. Officers charged 11 people with DUI during the first deployment in May.
Alfred Pennine committed suicide in July. Days later, authorities found the remains of eight people at his funeral home.
It will be the second time the task force has been deployed this year. Officers charged 11 people with DUI during the first deployment.
About a dozen workers were hospitalized.
About a dozen workers were hospitalized after a chemical spill at the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation in Johnston.
Gerald Mastracchio, 52, was convicted of murdering a 13-year-old boy in 1979. He was paroled in 2012 and arrested last week.
Westport (Mass.) Police Det. Jeff Majewski's dog, Siren, died in April. A recent autopsy showed rat poison in the dog's liver.
Brian Cardon, 49, and his wife, Linda Cardon, 48, were charged with purchasing alcohol for minors.
The 1.7-magnitude quake hit shortly after 1:30 p.m.
Police are trying to curtail the sale of synthetic cannabinoids and synthetic cathinones.
It might be the most unique fundraiser for the American Lung Association.
April 15 event to honor all those affected by the bombings.
Police said Coventry man and probation officer bought 75 child porn DVDs in 22 orders from a web site raided by investigators in 2011. A jury deliberated for less than an hour.
School officials said former teacher sent threatening tweets.
Woonsocket Dept. of Parks and Recreation was allegedly the ringleader. Thirteen arrested in State Police sweep on Tuesday.
Will serve one month in prison, 11 months suspended.
Have you seen Cameron Pezza? East Providence Police are looking for him.