By: News Staff news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed announced her resignation Wednesday from the Rhode Island Senate to start a new role as President of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island (HARI), effective May 1,...
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By: News Staff news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Jimmy Seth, 21, of Cranston, pleaded guilty Wednesday to assault with a dangerous weapon and discharging a firearm during the commission of a crime of violence resulting in injury. Seth was sentenced to 18...
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By: News Staff news@abc6.com CRANSTON, R.I. – An inmate at the High Security Center (HSC) assaulted a Correctional Officer Wednesday just before 12 p.m. Yoneiry Delarosa is currently serving thirty years for first degree robbery. Delarosa struck the...
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By: News Staff news@abc6.com WARWICK, R.I. – Troy Gunderway, 46, of Warwick, pleaded guilty Wednesday to the murder of Fernando Silva, or “Captain Freddy” as he’s affectionately known. Gunderway also pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit...
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By: The Associated Press news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A former finance director of a Providence nonprofit group has pleaded guilty to wire fraud for embezzling more than $740,000 from the organization. The U.S. Attorney's office says 66-year-old...
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By: The Associated Press news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 LONDON (AP) — London police say they are treating a gun and knife incident at Britain’s Parliament “as a terrorist incident until we know otherwise.” The Metropolitan Police says in a statement that...
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By: The Associated Press news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A Rhode Island lawmaker says there's a clear majority support in the House and Senate to legalize recreational marijuana, but such bills haven't been able to make it out of committee in years...
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By: News Staff news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 SWANSEA, Mass. — Crews are still on the scene of a large house fire in Swansea Wednesday. The fire broke out early Wednesday morning, and the strong winds have made it difficult for fire crews to put out....
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By: News Staff news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 ATTLEBORO, Mass. — Our Lady of La Salette Shrine in Attleboro will not have to pay taxes on some of its property. Earlier Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court in Boston reversed the city tax assessor’s decision...
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By: The Associated Press news@abc6.com MIDDLETOWN, R.I. - Containers made from plastic, foam or glass won't be available at concessions stands at two Middletown beaches starting this summer in an effort to cut down on pollution. Town Council President...
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By: The Associated Press news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Rhode Island House of Representatives has again passed a bill to ban so-called ``revenge porn'' after Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo vetoed similar legislation last year. The House voted 72-2...
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By: The Associated Press news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Rhode Island Department of Transportation says six companies have submitted bids to design, build and operate electronic tolls that will charge big-rig trucks for traveling along Interstate 95...
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By: News Staff news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 CRANSTON, R.I. – The Rhode Island State Police and are searching for and ACI inmate that walked-away from a work detail on Thursday. The Rhode Island Department of Corrections released the following statement...
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By: News Staff news@abc6.com @ABC6 ROCKLAND, Mass. — Fire crews battled a five-alarm fire at an abandoned warehouse in Rockland Wednesday morning. ABC6 News was told that the fire broke out just after 4 a.m. Wednesday. Power has been cut in the area and...
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By: News Staff news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 REHOBOTH, M.A. - Police are investigating what caused a car to crash into a tree Tuesday afternoon. According to Rehoboth Police, crews responded to the area of Peck Street and Reynolds Ave., around 3:35 p.m....
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By: Kainani Stevens kstevens@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Dealing with a cancer diagnosis is never easy, but leadership at Lifespan Comprehensive Cancer Center is making it more manageable for those fighting cancer in the ocean state. Lifespan and Boston...
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By: News Staff news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 LITCHFIELD, C.T. – A baby was found deceased inside a bag in Connecticut Tuesday morning. According to Connecticut State Police Facebook post, the body was discovered around 10:40 a.m., in a nearby reservoir. A...
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By: The Associated Press news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Rhode Island House of Representatives has again passed a bill to ban so-called “revenge porn” after Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo vetoed similar legislation last...
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