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North Smithfield woman killed in multi-car crash on Route 146

PROVIDENCE – A Warwick man is facing driving to endanger charges following a multi-vehicle crash Friday morning that took the life of a 78-year-old North Smithfield woman. Frances Furnell,...

Woonsocket woman charged with cruelty/neglect after attacking ex while holding baby

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A Woonsocket woman is facing several charges including felony cruelty or neglect after attacking her ex-boyfriend in the parking lot of the Dowling Village Walmart this month.

Erratic driver with loaded handgun facing felony & DUI charges

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A Massachusetts woman is facing felony charges after police, who pulled her over for erratic driving, found a loaded handgun in the center console of her car.

NSPD gets approval to purchase two used cars for $50K

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Town Council has approved a purchase of two used Ford Fusions for the North Smithfield Police Department, low-mileage cars to be used as administrative vehicles.

State police investigating shooting incident during intoxicated standoff in Burrillville

BURRILLVILLE – A man who pointed a rifle at a Burrillville police officer late Friday night was wounded by gunshots himself, and Rhode Island State Police are now investigating if the man...

OMFD captain resigns citing ‘unethical’ behavior by chief

BURRILLVILLE – Told he would be demoted, and suspended for a week over an alleged violation of the district's code of conduct, Capt. Colin Fenner resigned on Friday, Aug. 13 from his...

Burrillville man arrested after paranoid episode, allegedly stealing neighbor’s truck

BURRILLVILLE – A 29-year-old Burrillville man is facing felony charges after allegedly stealing a truck out of his neighbor's driveway, later asking officers not to turn him over to the cartel, in...