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East Providence student in stable condition after stabbing at high school

Police say a 17-year-old boy stabbed a 16-year-old boy in one of the school’s bathrooms Thursday, prompting a campus lockdown.


Bristol police videos show driver ramming women’s car moments before he was shot by police

A Rehoboth man shot by a Bristol police sergeant is charged with felony assault after allegedly attacking 2 women and police Thursday outside the police station.

Synagogues across Rhode Island receive threats over the weekend

“Unfortunately, whenever there’s violence in the Middle East, we see a rise in anti-semitism locally,” the chief policy officer for the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island noted.

Former Connecticut police officer suspected of burglaries in 3 states

A newly unsealed warrant says former Glastonbury Police Officer Patrick Hemingway is believed to have targeted safes and cash registers at restaurants and businesses in Conn., R.I., and Mass.


Bristol police sergeant shot man allegedly attacking two women outside police station

The two women had been at Colt State Park when they were approached by a naked man, the police chief said, praising the sergeant for “acting with distinction” for stopping the man.


R.I. film producer found guilty in $100,000 scam to remake ‘Tales from the Crypt’

The East Greenwich man who produced “Vault” and “Bill & Ted Face the Music” was previously found guilty of swindling “Magic Mike Live” investors in Las Vegas


First-of-its-kind cold case unit launched in Rhode Island

Attorney General Peter Neronha announced that Assistant Attorney General James Baum, the deputy chief of the criminal division, will oversee the bureau.


Police release video of car chase and shooting that killed a man and wounded his daughter in Providence

Radio transmissions and body-worn camera videos from officers in Providence and Burrillville, R.I., show how the chaotic September night unfolded.