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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 $121,000 which is roughly $110/per square foot. More Central Falls information.

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Thursday Sep 11 | Turnto10.com

Central Falls prostitution sting yields seven arrests

Seven men were charged in connection with a "john sting" that involved Rhode Island State Police, Central Falls detectives and East Providence police.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Central Falls Police arrest 3 in breaking and entering

There they found the doorway had been forced open and the apartment was in disarray. Police say that a suspect had just left the home with three other individuals that he met outside.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Go Local

GoLocalProv | Politics | Elorza Prevails in Providence Mayoral Democratic Primary

Elorza, the former Providence Housing Court Judge and Roger Williams University law professor, won a tightly contested battle over City Council President Solomon.

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OhNoTheyDidnt

Viola Davis: 'I don't have Angelina Jolie/Reese Witherspoon power'

Viola Davis is sitting on the couch in her airy living room in Granada Hills, California, busily swiping on her iPhone. "Here it is," she says, landing on a photo of a sagging building - her grandparents' house on the Singleton Plantation in St. Matthews, South Carolina, where she and her five siblings were all born.

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Go Local

GoLocalProv | News | NEW: Voting Interrupted in Central Falls Precinct by Gas Leak

A voting precinct in Central Falls closed down earlier today for about 30 minutes after someone inside smelled a potential gas leak. The Fire Department was called down to the scene and shut down the precinct until it was cleared for reentry 30 minutes later.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Democratic hopefuls make final push before primary

The three leading Democratic gubernatorial hopefuls were shaking hands and giving their campaign pitch around Rhode Island in a final push before Tuesday's primary. Providence Mayor Angel Taveras met with seniors in Central Falls Monday morning.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Go Local

GoLocalProv | Politics | RI Primary Countdown: Who the Candidates Need Votes From to Win

Rhode Island primaries are now just days away, and the campaigns are laser-focused on the biggest task at hand -- getting out the vote. What does each of the campaigns need to do win? On Tuesday, GoLocal took at look past primary results to see if history could repeat itself.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Turnto10.com

Cumberland, police agree to new contract

Now, as the police chief in Cumberland, he was tense when contract negotiations started with what he called "controversial" proposals. "You say, 'Oh my God, we can't be going through this,'" Desmarais said.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Providence Canteen seeks donations

By: Melissa Randall mrandall@abc6.com At fires you'll often see the Providence Canteen. The mobile unit is known for helping emergency officials throughout Southern New England, but recently they've been struggling to stay afloat.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

WHJJ-AM Providence

Letter to Voters an Issue in Providence Mayor Race

Providence mayor candidate Jorge Elorza is blaming a former adviser for copying wording used by another politician and using it in a letter to city voters explaining Elorza's shoplifting arrest when he was 18. Elorza's opponent in the Sept.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Turnto10.com

Obama to headline fundraiser in Newport

Obama is starting off with two visits in Westchester County before he flies to T.F. Green Airport on Friday afternoon.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Elorza campaign responds to plagiarism accusations

By News Staff news@abc6.com Providence Mayoral candidate Jorge Elorza is responding to a letter he sent out to 7,000 likely voters that has a paragraph that is nearly identical to a letter Central Falls Mayor James Diossa sent in 2012.

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Patch.com

Man Charged with Sex Trafficking of Arlington Teen

A 34-year-old Providence man allegedly took a 17-year-old Arlington girl against her will from Boston's South Station in the early morning hours of Monday, Aug. 18, and drove her to Rhode Island for the purpose of prostituting her.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Connecticut man gets 3 1/2 years in home invasion

The Rhode Island U.S. attorney's office said 62-year-old Gennaro Mieli, of Niantic, Connecticut, was sentenced Wednesday after previously pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Phoenix

Primary shades of grey

Never mind that probably two-thirds of Biggest Little residents don't even know that primary elections are being held on September 9 - or, if they do, they aren't planning on disturbing their binge-watching of Real Housewives of Central Falls to actually vote.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Connecticut man gets 3 1/2 years in home invasion

The Rhode Island U.S. attorney's office said 62-year-old Gennaro Mieli, of Niantic, Connecticut, was sentenced Wednesday after previously pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Providence man accused of trafficking 17-year-old girl

By Alana Cerrone acerrone@abc6.com A Providence man has been arrested for allegedly trafficking a 17-year-old Boston girl for commercial sexual activity.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Police: Man assaulted ex with knife before stabbing himself, both hospitalized

By News Staff news@abc6.com Central Falls Police are investigating a stabbing that sent a man and a woman to the hospital Thursday afternoon.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Cops: man attacks woman with knife, stabs himself

Central Falls police say a man slashed a 19-year-old woman in the face, then slit both his wrists and stabbed himself in the abdomen.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Man, woman sent to hospital after stabbing in Central Falls

By News Staff news@abc6.com A man and a woman were rushed to the hospital following a stabbing in .

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