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Central Falls, Rhode Island is located in Providence County. Zip codes in Central Falls, RI include 02863. The median home price in Central Falls is $124,900 which is roughly $102/per square foot. More Central Falls information.

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17 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Central Falls armed robbery suspects

Early Tuesday afternoon officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in progress at A&M Wireless, Inc on When they arrived at the scene they detained three suspects; one with possession of a loaded .25 caliber handgun.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

EurekAlert!

R.I. lead law effective, often ignored

Rhode Island law requires landlords to take measures to protect tenants from lead exposure.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Central Falls man arrested for DUI with 4-year-old son in car

On July 5th around 10 PM, Central Falls Police conducted a motor vehicle stop and found Aramis Aviles, 29, of ' 4-year-old son was in the back seat and not properly restrained in the rear seat of the vehicle.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Turnto10.com

Robert Bethea is being held without bail in the death of Shelina Moreino.

A West Warwick man was ordered held without bail after being charged with the murder of his estranged wife on Mother's Day.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Fire in Central Falls home under investigation

The three-alarm fire broke out around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday night. Fire crews from all assisted in extinguishing the fire.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Warwickonline.com

Some bumps with coordinating Medicaid rides

While the secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services is happy with the first six-week performance of a national company selected to coordinate 88,000 rides monthly for people mostly on Medicaid, service providers say they haven't been paid and that there has been an increase in cases where, because of improper scheduling, people ... (more)

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Nation

RI Workers Won't Back Down on Living Wage, Despite Democrats' Betrayal

A minimum wage pre-emption measure, backed by the hotel industry and signed by Governor Chafee, has been met with hunger strikes, electoral challenges and protests.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Warwickonline.com

Some bumps with coordinating Medicaid rides

While the secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services is happy with the first six-week performance of a national company selected to coordinate 88,000 rides monthly for people mostly on Medicaid, service providers say they haven't been paid and that there has been an increase in cases where, because of improper scheduling, people ... (more)

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Patch.com

Mike Smith Announces Senate District 13 Candidacy

Senate President Teresa Paiva-Weed has a challenger in Mike Smith, a Newport resident and self-described family man who said Paiva-Weed's "status quo politics is enough."

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Police arrest 13 in "prostitution sting"

By Tanner Jubenville news@abc6.com CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. - An operation conducted by members of three law enforcement divisions results in 13 arrests.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Very fine paintings: 'Scenes in the City'

If you have not been to the Falls Church Arts Gallery on Maple Street at the Creative Caldron, you are truly missing something.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Bill to boost Central Falls pensions advances

A measure that would increase the pensions of Central Falls retirees who saw them cut during municipal bankruptcy proceedings has advanced on the House side.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

Turnto10.com

West Warwick man indicted in killing estranged wife

A Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment Wednesday charging a West Warwick man with killing his estranged wife.

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ThinkProgress

Meet The Hotel Workers Going On Hunger Strike For A $15 Minimum Wage

In Providence, Rhode Island, three hotel workers and a city councilwoman started a week-long hunger strike on Monday, protesting a state bill that would block their efforts to raise the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

Turnto10.com

Curfew continues for youth in Central Falls

The curfew calls for teens under the age of 18 to be off the streets by 9 p.m. unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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WLNE-TV Providence

4 hotel workers to go on a hunger strike to protest minimum wage provision

Last week the House of Representatives passed a provision in the budget preventing cities and towns from setting their own minimum wage.

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Sun Jun 15, 2014

Turnto10.com

Central Falls Police investigate Saturday night stabbing

Central Falls Police Chief James Mendonca tells NBC10 that a 17-year-old was stabbed before 11pm on Saturday at 854 Dexter Street.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

Turnto10.com

Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls

A Rhode Island Superior Court judge on Friday named a receiver to take control of the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility 's troubled finances.

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Tue Jun 10, 2014

Reuters

West Warwick, R.I., avoids junk bond status with pension fix

West Warwick, Rhode Island, has avoided falling into junk bond territory with voter approval of a budget that includes plans to resolve the town's public pension crisis, Fitch Ratings said on Tuesday.

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Turnto10.com

Police find headless remains of animals in Central Falls

Police were called to the Providence-Worcester railroad tracks adjacent to 96 Blackstone St. at about 9:30 a.m. for a report of what appeared to be an animal carcass on the tracks.

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