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Man arrested, guns seized after threats against Woonsocket mayor

WOONSOCKET – A city man is facing felony charges after calling police to tell them he had loaded weapons and that he was going to harm Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli Hunt. Michael Roy, 33, of...

Two new recruits join NSPD

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Two Rhode Islanders with military training and experience were hired to join the North Smithfield Police Department this month, chosen from a pool of some 55 applicants. "That's a low number compared...

Police release name of Massachusetts man who died in Burrillville Jeep crash

BURRILLVILLE – Burrillville police released the name today of the 29-year-old Massachusetts man who died after he was ejected from a Jeep in an off-roading accident in the early morning hours on Sunday, Jan....

Man dies following rollover accident in Burrillville woods

BURRILLVILLE – A Massachusetts man was pronounced dead early Sunday morning following an off-roading accident in a sand pit by the state-owned George Washington Management Area. The victim was reportedly ejected from a Jeep in...

Burrillville police release new details on armed bank robbery; Suspect still at large

BURRILLVILLE – It was likely a planned hit job by an armed robber who paid mind to details, such as the location of cameras, time spent at the scene, and a getaway plan. Burrillville Police...

Ten employees transported to hospital following hazmat incident at Daniele meats

BURRILLVILLE – A hazmat incident at the factory of Burrillville-based meat producer Daniele International resulted in transport of ten employees to area hospitals on Monday, Dec. 28, all with minor symptoms of exposure to...

Drive today will help three families displaced by Burrillville fire

BURRILLVILLE – Several town organizations are coming together today to help three families displaced by a fire two days before Christmas that destroyed a multifamily East Avenue home. The blaze, which was called in by...