By: Melissa Toupinmtoupin@abc6.comA convoy of trucks full of table games unloaded at Twin River Tuesday morning. Dozens of the games were unveiled for the first time. Those games include craps, blackjack
Dee DeQuattro email@example.com The Rhode Island Senate approved a bill that would hike minimum wage in Rhode Island to $8.00 an hour. The legislation, proposed by Senator Erin Lynch, boosts Rhode
By: Alexandra Cowley firstname.lastname@example.org A pedestrian accident is under investigation in Wareham, after a woman was struck and killed while trying to cross a street. Police responded to Cranberry Highway
by ABC6 Chief Political Reporter Mark Curtis email@example.com The wind turbines in Fairhaven were spinning again Wednesday morning, but the big question is: for how much longer? Tuesday night's Board
Andrea Medeirosamedeiros@abc6.comA man being questioned in connection with the Boston Marathon Bombings was shot and killed in Florida by an FBI agent. Sources say he flipped out just before he was about
By: Alexandra Cowley firstname.lastname@example.orgA man who knew Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been shot and killed in Orlando. The shooting happened Wednesday night, according to our affiliate WFTV, in Orlando. A friend of
The Associated Press News@abc6.com The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority is installing an electronic toll system on the new Sakonnet River Bridge. Authority Chairman David Darlington tells
Dee DeQuattro email@example.com Newport Police have arrested a 25-year-old man believed to be connected to the copper theft in at least 16 Newport homes. Anthony Hendricksen, a Newport resident, was
Dee DeQuattro firstname.lastname@example.org Massachusetts Lt. Governor Tim Murray will resign from office Wednesday. Sources tell WCVB, ABC6 sister station, that Murray will leave office to take a job as the
Dee DeQuattro email@example.com Massachusetts District Attorney Sam Sutter is butting heads with a district court judge over a man arrested on a drive-by shooting style crime and released on $1,000
By: Alexandra Cowley firstname.lastname@example.orgThe second suspect in the attack on a Brown University Basketball player, now faces felony assault charges. 22–year–old Dillion Ingham was originally picked up on disorderly
By Karen Meyers email@example.com Olivia Culpo is now a regular on the red carpet. She says "the lights flashing in your eyes are really overwhelming." She mingles with the beautiful and famous...
by ABC6 Reporter Mark Curtis firstname.lastname@example.org Lightning actually struck a house in Taunton, shocking a woman inside, and sparking a fire. Tony Rodriguez and his wife Hannah are sitting by candlelight
Andrea Medeirosamedeiros@abc6.comAs the devastation was hitting Oklahoma,a group of students from that area was in Boston for a senior field trip. All they could do was watch helplessly and pray that
Dee DeQuattro email@example.com Senator Sheldon Whitehouse's office says his remarks on the Senate floor Monday regarding tornados in Oklahoma and the Republican Party's stance on climate change was
By: Alexandra Crowley firstname.lastname@example.orgProvidence police are investigating a shooting overnight. Police say a 19-year-old man was shot and killed on Steere Avenue. This is the city's 5th murder of the
By News Staff email@example.com An entry of default has been made against a Traffic Tribunal Magistrate in a racial discrimination lawsuit. Documents filed with Superior Court on Tuesday indicate that Traffic
By: Melissa Toupinmtoupin@abc6.com Their opinion's are strong, and Monday night teachers from around the state didn't hold back. Nearly 600 disgruntled educators packed into the auditorium at Cranston
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH has been issued for Providence until 9pm this evening. Large hail up to 2" in diameter and damaging winds up to 70mph will be possible with the strongest storms. As of 4pm this
Dee DeQuattro firstname.lastname@example.org Former Cranston Mayor Steve Laffey will run for Governor… of Colorado. Laffey is expected to announce his bid for Governor on the Amy Oliver Show on 1310 KFKA in Colorado
Dee DeQuattro email@example.com A local man is loading up a 23 foot trailer and shipping supplies to Oklahoma to help with relief efforts following a 2-mile wide tornado the wreak destruction on Moore,
Dee DeQuattro firstname.lastname@example.org A five-year-old is in the intensive care unit in the hospital after a hit-and-run accident on Monday evening. Kaaron Pon was running across the street to get his bicycle
Dee DeQuattro email@example.com Moderate Party Chairman Ken Block announced Tuesday that he will make a second bid for Governor in 2014. In 2010 Block put the Moderate Party on the Rhode Island political
While most people are relieved to have Monday off, have plans of backyard barbeques, and fishing, and can't wait to spend time with their loved ones this Memorial Day.. There are some people that won't
By: News room firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @ABC6 Update: As of Monday night hospitals have been treating more than 120 patients after the tornado ripped through Oklahoma City, including 70
By Abbey Niezgoda email@example.com Two friends in Newport kicked out the infamous ax-wielding hitchhiker almost as quickly as they took him in, and it turns out their timing was spot on. Just days
by ABC6 Chief Political Reporter Mark Curtis firstname.lastname@example.org It's now been 35 days since the Boston marathon bombings, and for the first time one of the heroes who responded is speaking out. Rhode Island
By: Chelsea Priestcpriest@abc6.comIn 1903, Theodore Roosevelt was President and a loaf of bread cost about seven cents. It was also the year the oldest woman in Rhode Island was born. Lillian Cardullo
By: News Staff News@abc6.com People with high interest student loans may be getting a break soon. New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand will propose a bill this week that would cap student loans at four
Dee DeQuattro email@example.com A man found dead in a barrel at Warwick City Park has been identified as 66-year-old John Jack Fay. Fay is a retired postal worker and an avid runner who spent a lot
Dee DeQuattro firstname.lastname@example.org A man is in critical condition at Rhode Island Hospital after his motorcycle collided with a car on Sunday afternoon. At 1:30 p.m. Middletown Police responded to 208
Dee DeQuattro email@example.com A University of Rhode Island student has gone missing on his ride home to Collegeville Pennsylvania. 21-year-old Matthew Royer was last seen on May 16th leaving his
By: Alexandra Cowleyacowley@abc6.comFor years, Rhode Island's public schools have struggled with low graduation and attendance rates. It's especially true for one Rhode Island school district, struggling
Andrea Medeirosamedeiros@abc6.comHeather Abbott has become somewhat of a celebrity here in Rhode Island. People are just mesmerized by her positivity after losing part of her left leg in the Boston Marathon
By Chris Sheppard firstname.lastname@example.org UPDATE: Police are now saying the death of a man whose body was found in a Warwick park Saturday morning is a homicide.
by ABC6 Chief Political Reporter Mark Curtis email@example.com (Providence, Rhode Island) – I celebrated another birthday this past week, and as always I reflected on the past, present and future of what
By News Staff firstname.lastname@example.org A Rhode Island woman who was injured in the Boston Marathon bombings is preparing to attend a welcome home party at Rosecliff, a fabulous mansion in Newport featured in a film version of "The Great Gatsby.''
By News Staff email@example.com A lottery official says 1 winning ticket has been sold in Florida for a record Powerball jackpot of more than $590 million.
By Chris Sheppard firstname.lastname@example.org A widescale search for a missing boater ended after police found the man walking on an area beach, still dressed in his wetsuit.
By News Staff email@example.com The top regulators of New England's flagging fishing industry are asking fishermen not to take out their frustrations at the onboard observers who monitor what they catch and what they throw back.
By News Staff firstname.lastname@example.org More than 3,250 students at the University of Rhode Island are set to get their undergraduate degrees.
By News Staff email@example.com Officials are describing a devastating scene of shattered cars and other damage where two trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in Connecticut. They say it's fortunate no one was killed.
By News Staff firstname.lastname@example.org Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis says his department and Mayor Thomas Menino's office will conduct two separate investigations into the Boston Marathon bombings response.
by Mark Curtis ABC6 News Reporter email@example.com It may be the most unusual interview I've ever conducted. Vivian Godin can no longer speak. She lost her voice two years ago to ALS, a neuro-disorder
By: Chelsea Priestcpriest@abc6.comIt was a joyful day at Misquamicut this morning, when hundreds came together for Hands Along the Sand. Barbara Cardiff of the Westerly Chamber of Commerce explains, "this
News Staffnews@abc6.comA man accused of punching a brown university student in the face leaving him in critical condition appeared in a Rhode Island court today. Tory Lussier was in Rhode Island visiting
Dee DeQuattro firstname.lastname@example.org A man accused of stabbing another man to death during Superstorm Sandy in Westerly has been indicted on 1 count of manslaughter. 40-year-old Mandell Tripp was initially
A teapot that was gifted by Lizzie Borden to her care taker has made it's way into the hands of the Fall River Historical Society. The teapot was a present from Borden to Gertrude May Russell, a woman
The Rhode Island GOP is working on rebranding and regrouping after a tumultuous election for a new party chair. At a meeting on Thursday night the party tried to get back to business introducing several