Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
No people were hurt, but a dog did die in the Tuesday fire.
Leopoldo Belen, 33, was indicted by the Providence County Grand Jury on Monday.
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.
Police said Luis LaSanta Vega, 29, allegedly approached two girls early Sunday morning and asked them for a ride.
Westport (Mass.) Police Det. Jeff Majewski's dog, Siren, died in April. A recent autopsy showed rat poison in the dog's liver.
Superior Court Magistrate John F. McBurney sentenced Melise to 50 years with 15 to serve at the Adult Correctional Institutions in Cranston with the remainder of the sentence suspended with
Connecticut State Police said that an argument between two husbands of women on the reality show "Game of Crowns" broke out during a meet-and-greet at the casino.
Authorities said a girl made up a story about on abduction on Vose Street Tuesday.
A witness told police that four masked men in a minivan abducted a 5-year-old girl on Vose Street.
A 10-year-old boy is in the care of a family member a Woonsocket mother allegedly dragged him along a sidewalk while beating him, police said.
Bethany Richardson and her daughter, Hannah Marie, were located Wednesday morning in Woonsocket after they went missing Monday.
A reminder — the city of Woonsocket's Material Recycle Facility at 943 River Street in Woonsocket will be closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
Grab your lawn chairs and blankets. The fireworks show is set for July 3.
Two Woonsocket police officers looking for a man with an active arrest warrant shot a pit bull that growled and charged at them on Monday, police said.
A 39-year-old Woonsocket man and former employee at Automatic Temperature Controls in Cranston is facing charges of embezzlement for allegedly bilking the company of $34,826 in his job as co
Smoke and flames could be pouring out of each level of the building Thursday night.
John A. Garcia, 18, of 193 Arnold St., was arrested Monday.
Brian Cardon, 49, and his wife, Linda Cardon, 48, were charged with purchasing alcohol for minors.