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Man pleads guilty to beating dog with club

By: Dee DeQuattro Email: Twitter: @deedequattro A man accused of beating a Chihuahua with a club, killing it plead guilty to charges on Thursday. 22-year-old Chandny Lach admitted

Man charged with DUI after accident with child in the car

By: Dee DeQuattro Email: Twitter: @deedequattro A man is facing several charges after allegedly drunk driving and causing an accident while a seven-year-old boy was riding unrestrained

Woman Arrested for Prostitution in East Greenwich Video included

Police in East Greenwich arrested Tiffany M. Burgess, age 33, of 31 Clym Street, Providence, RI for one count each of Prostitution and Obstruction

Conjuring house owner says she is harassed

Nicole - Last summer movie–goers all over the world were introduced to a Harrisville farmhouse that is supposedly haunted by evil spirits, causing death and

MEMA sets up Massachusetts Alerts app for Boston Marathon

By: News Staff Email: The Boston Athletic Association (the BAA) has partnered with the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to ensure that runners and spectators have the ability

Bryant ask students not to take selfies with president at graduation

By: Dee DeQuattro Email: Twitter: @deedequattro Bryant University is asking students not to selfies with the University President at graduation. While the University is encouraging

Man killed in fatal New Bedford fire identified

By: Dee DeQuattro Email: Twitter: @deedequattro The man killed in a suspicious fire in New Bedford has been identified as 29-year-old Justin Downey. Around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday

Man charged with DUI in fire hydrant crash

courtesy of Tiverton Fire Department courtesy of Tiverton Fire Department

The man responsible for a car crash that send a fire hydrant sailing through a business window is being charged with DUI.

Michael's Stores confirms credit card breach

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By: Dee DeQuattro Email: Twitter: @deedequattro Michael's now joining the list of stores dealing with a security breach. The company says about 2.6 million or about 7% of all debit

No disciplinary action taken against NBHS teacher Video included

By Mike LaCrosse A New Bedford teacher who had a chair thrown at her by a student no longer has to worry about loosing her job. School administrators are not taking disciplinary action

More than 70 sick with norovirus following West Warwick wedding Video included

The Department of Health says 74 people who attended an April 5th wedding at the West Valley Inn in West Warwick got the norovirus.

Wedding bells ring for Boston Marathon survivor

By The Associated Press Photo: WCVB BOSTON (AP) _ An injured survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing is celebrating a personal milestone. Marc Fucarile married his longtime fiancee, Jennifer


New developments in the investigation of ex-Speaker Fox Video included

by ABC6 Chief Political Reporter Mark Curtis The raids on the home and State House office of former House Speaker Gordon Fox are still shrouded in mystery, but interesting clues are emerging. ABC6

Governor Chafee announces plan to curb RI's overdose deaths Video included

By: Alexandra 85 people have now died from drug overdoses in Rhode Island this year. On Thursday Governor Chafee joined other state leaders to announce new efforts to deal with the

Unemployment drops to lowest point since 2008

By: Dee DeQuattro Email: Twitter: @deedequattro Unemployment in Rhode Island drops to the lowest since September of 2008. In March of 2014 the Rhode Island Department of Labor says

Raynham great grandmother goes skydiving for 90th birthday Video included

By: Melissa Randall Julie Phillips has fond memories of her 90th birthday which she recently celebrated. The Raynham woman spent the milestone day jumping out of a plane. "Once I make

Woman Robbed at New Bedford McDonald's

By Matt Blanchettemblanchette@abc6.comtwitter: @mattblanchetteNew Bedford police say the manager of the McDonald's on Hathaway Rd. was robbed at gunpoint Thursday morning at approximately 9 a.m. She was

Fox investigation leads to subpoena of city hall records

By: Dee DeQuattro & MArk Curtis Twitter: @deedequattro Email: Providence Mayor Angel Taveras confirms that the city received a federal subpoena for documents and information related

Guilty plea in '08 shooting death avoids 3rd trial

By: The Associated Press Email: Twitter: @abc6 A Pawtucket man has pleaded guilty to murder, avoiding a third trial in the shooting death of his 26-year-old ex-girlfriend in 2008. Juan

Teacher targeted in violent incident could be disciplined

By: Dee DeQuattroEmail: ddequattro@abc6.comTwitter: @deedequattroA New Bedford teacher could face disciplinary action today after a student threw a chair at her and the whole incident was caught on camera. Joanne

Family of man charged in Marathon hoax issues statement Video included

By: Melissa Randall Kevin "KayVon" Edson, 25, is in a state hospital undergoing a court ordered mental evaluation. Doctors say he was off his medication when he allegedly carried out

Dee from the Desk: A primary issue, GOTV

In September, it is not going to matter who voted for who, or who had a scandal in their police department, but rather who can get out the vote. The Republicans are faced with a difficult task in the September

2 seriously hurt in Boston house explosion

By The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) _ Boston officials say two elderly people have been seriously injured in an explosion and fire at a house in the Dorchester neighborhood. Fire Commissioner

Providence Mayoral Forum

By News Staff The six candidates hoping to become Providence's next mayor met for the first of a series of forums Wednesday night. The forum was hosted by the Providence Community Library

Parents voice concerns about moving Pre-K classes Video included

By: Samantha LavienSlavien@abc6.comTwitter: @samanthalavienA decision by the Providence Superintendent of Schools to move Pre–K classes from Vartan Gregorian Elementary School to Asa Messer is not sitting

Shark Tank open casting call in Cambridge

By News Staff The folks behind ABC's hit show Shark Tank are holding an open casting call. Only the first 500 people in line will get the chance to make a 1 minute pitch of their business/product/idea

House panel hears bill to legalize marijuana Video included

By The Associated PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ A House panel is considering several marijuana bills, including one to legalize the drug and regulate and tax it like alcohol. The Judiciary

Ex-con pleads not guilty in murder of girlfriend

By News Staff A Rhode Island man, who served nearly two decades in prison for killing his girlfriend back in 1992, was arraigned today for another murder. Andrew Jett, 55, pleaded not

Department of Health declares flu widespread in RI

By News Staff A second wave of flu has forced the Department of Health to declare it as widespread again in Rhode Island. Director of Health Michael Fine, M.D. made the declaration

UMass Dartmouth honors marathon bombing victims Video included

By Dana Griffin @danaRgriffin DARTMOUTH, MA-Today's vigil was held a day after the actual anniversary due to weather. One year ago, when two bombing suspects were America's most wanted,


Group hopes to put Mayor Cianci portrait in City Hall Video included

by ABC6 News Chief Political Reporter Mark Curtis City Hall isn't just the seat of government it's a mini–art museum, with portraits of just about every providence mayor. Now friends

3 sisters, over 100-yrs-old, reunited in Bristol Video included

By: Alexandra Cowley acowley@abc6.comThree sisters, all over 100 years old, are reunited in Bristol. The sisters live hundreds of miles apart and haven't seen each other in ten years. That is until, one

Providence officer and K9 to assist in Marathon Monday security Video included

By: Alexandra Cowley A Providence officer and his K9 have been callled to help with security on Marathon Monday. Lincoln Sisson and Kyra will be reporting to Boston at 3 AM and will be

Concern after flooding in Pawtucket City Hall Video included

Samantha DwyerNicole Gerber @nicolegerber PAWTUCKET - In Pawtucket's City Hall there are buckets set up to catch dripping water, and ceiling tiles that are completely rotted through...

Mother of man accused of hoax at finish line says he has mental disorder Video included

By: Melissa Randallmrandall@abc6.comThe mother of the man who carried out a terrifying hoax at the finish line of the marathon Tuesday says her son suffers from mental illness. The security scare occurred

Providence Police search for missing woman

By Alana Cerroneacerrone@abc6.comProvidence Police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing woman.Police say Paula Salvo, 57, was reported missing by family on April 14.She was last seen driving

One year later: Trooper Bastajian discusses marathon bombings Video included

One year later, ABC6 News Anchor John Deluca sits down with Trooper Bastajian who ran in the Boston Marathon in 2013 and after the bombs went off he assisted victims at the site. John Deluca: I read somewhere

Judge allows pension lawsuit to proceed

By: Dee DeQuattro Email: Twitter: @deedequattro The lawsuit over the pension reform overhaul will go forward. On Thursday, Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter rejected a motion

RI Board of Elections contacted in Fox probe

By: Michelle Smith / The Associated Press Email: Twitter: @abc6 The Rhode Island Board of Elections says it has been contacted by law enforcement about former House Speaker Gordon Fox,

Suspect in custody after security scare at Boston Marathon finish line Video included

By: Melissa Randall A Boston man is due in court Wednesday following a terrifying security scare at the Boston Marathon finish line late Tuesday afternoon. Two suspicious backpacks

Charges against NK Lawyer dropped; MADD rejects donation

By: Dee DeQuattro Email: Twitter:@deedequattro Charges against a North Kingstown lawyer for violating the state's social host law have been dropped on the condition that she donates

UPDATE: Suspect in custody, police investigate 2 backpacks left at finish line

Two suspicious backpacks dropped near the Boston Marathon finish line were found just hours after the anniversary tribute.

Heather Abbott reflects on anniversary, moving forward Video included

By Alana Cerrone Over the last year people have gotten to know Heather Abbott and her story. Just past the finish line, when the bombs went off, she lost part of her leg. Yet through

Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings Video included

By News Staffnews@abc6.comThe Associated PressSurvivors, first-responders and public officials have observed a moment of silence near the Boston Marathon finish line to mark the moment two pressure cooker


Tax day brings out RI politicians with tax reform ideas Video included

by ABC6 Chief Political Reporter Mark Curtis   As people pulled up to pay their taxes on the last day in Cranston, across town the Mayor – who's running for Governor - was also proposing

2 Providence firefighters will run again in Boston Marathon Video included

By: Alexandra Cowley Two Providence firefighters will be in the crowd of 36 thousand running in this years marathon. The seasoned marathon runners say last year was going to be their final

Man found dead in New Bedford fire Video included

By Dana Griffin @danaRgriffin NEW BEDFORD, MA- The District's Attorney's office is suspecting foul play after a man was found dead inside his burning home. Around 8:30 this morning,

Social workers picket for more help, fewer cases Video included

Nicole BEDFORD - They walked out chanting "caseloads, caseloads they're too high, reduce them now so kids don't die!" Dozens of social workers in New Bedford took

29 Property owner cited for cesspool violations

By: Dee DeQuattro Email: Twenty-nine property owners have been cited for violating the Rhode Island Cesspool Act of 2007. The act specifically prohibits the use of cesspools located

Owner of frozen farm animals accepts plea

By: Dee DeQuattro Email: Twitter: @deedequattro A man under investigation after three pigs and a cow were found frozen to death on his South Kingstown farm will serve 11 months probation

Fatal New Bedford fire under investigation

By: Dee DeQuattro Twitter: @deedequattro Officials are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal fire this morning in New Bedford. Around 8:30 a.m. the fire department

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