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  1. Ten Men Busted In Prostitution StingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Ten men are facing charges after they were all allegedly caught in a Central Falls prostitution sting. The operation involved three undercover female police officers posing as prostitutes and making themselves available on city streets.


  2. Man Convicted Of Third Sex OffenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    An elderly Central Falls man is facing a long prison term after being convicted of sexual assault. A jury convicted Ernest Sabourin on multiple sexual assault counts last week.


  3. Massive Sewer Project ApprovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The Narragansett Bay Commission is moving forward with an 815-million-dollar project to remove contaminated storm water from aging sewer systems. The commission has been working for years to address the problem in the Providence, Pawtucket and Central Falls sewer systems.


  4. Massage Parlor Owner Turns In LicensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The owner of a Central Falls massage parlor is surrendering their licenses following accusations it was operating as an adult entertainment business. Officials say that ads began appearing on adult web sites not long after the Palm Tree Spa opened on Broad Street last year.


  5. Two People In Custody Following Violent Home InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Two people are in custody following a violent home invasion in Central Falls. Authorities say three people forced their way into an apartment on Butler Avenue late Sunday night.


  6. Fire Under Investigation In Central FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Authorities are investigating a fire in Central Falls. Authorities say the fire started inside a home on High Street yesterday.


  7. Arrest Made In Sword AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    A suspect is facing charges in connection with a samurai sword attack in Pawtucket that left three people injured. Leicy Osorio of Central Falls surrendered to Pawtucket Police yesterday after learning of the warrant for his arrest.


  8. Two Killed In Wrong Way CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    A young couple is dead following a wrong way crash in Providence. Police say a vehicle entered Route-Six in the wrong direction at Dean Street early yesterday and crashed head on into another vehicle.


  9. Police Say Marijuana Caregiver Possessed Pot Candy, ButterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    A registered medical marijuana caregiver has been charged with possessing excessive amounts of pot, including butter and lollipops containing the drug. " marijuana, eight containers of marijuana butter, 167 syringes containing hash oil, 20 lollipops containing THC and assorted drug paraphernalia at two marijuana-growing operations at Giangreco's home and in Central Falls.


  10. Two of Five People Involved in Home Invasion Sentenced to PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Two of the five people who pleaded guilty for their roles in a violent home invasion last summer near Providence College are going to prison. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced Tuesday that Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause sentenced Providence residents Miguel Perez and Evan Watson to 40 years in prison each.


  11. Commission to Meet to Discuss Shared Town, City ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The Joint Municipal Shared Services Study Commission is holding its first meeting since Gov. Gina Raimondo signed an executive order Feb. 13 to address growing municipal costs. Lt. Gov. Daniel McKee will present at Tuesday's meeting, discussing the legislation his office is working on to facilitate shared services among towns and cities.


  12. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    State police are confirming an investigation into mail ballots from a primary to fill a vacant city council seat in Central Falls. Police Capt.


  13. Central Falls Mayor Helps Catch Two Suspected Car ThievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The Providence Journal reports that Mayor James Diossa was on his way to meet a former police superintendent for lunch in downtown Providence on Wednesday when he saw a car he recognized go by. The report says two strangers were in the silver 2013 Chevrolet Cruze owned by his friend, state Rep. Carlos Tobon.


  14. Woonsocket Man Gets Five Years in Prison on Drug ConvictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    A Woonsocket man will serve five years in prison for his role in a crack cocaine distribution conspiracy that operated in Central Falls. Adalberto Negron was sentenced Thursday in federal court.


  15. Truck Driver Gets Probation in Stolen Cooking Oil CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    A truck driver who helped two brothers steal 200,000 gallons of used cooking oil from restaurants in Rhode Island and Massachusetts has been sentenced to three months of probation. The Providence Journal reports that 60-year-old Anthony Simone Sr. was sentenced in federal court in Providence Thursday.


  16. Cranston officer fires at drug suspect's carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Police Chief Michael Winquist said Sunday the gunshots broke windows in the car but didn't hit the driver, 36-year-old Alicia Mattera of Central Falls. She and the officer were treated for minor injuries.


  17. Man indicted in Central Falls knife attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    A Providence County grand jury has indicted a Central Falls man on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon after he allegedly attacked a woman with a knife, then turned it on himself and slit his wrists. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin said Wednesday the grand jury also indicted 25-year-old Esbin Pineda on charges of breaking and entering and violation of a protective order.


  18. Fung goes on offense in 2nd televised debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Fung, Raimondo and Moderate Party candidate Robert Healey met Tuesday evening at Roger Williams University in Bristol for a debate aired live on WLNE-TV. The Cranston mayor questioned the treasurer's judgment and her handling of the 2011 pension overhaul.


  19. Central Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Two Stabbing DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The Providence Journal reported that Pedro Lopez entered his pleas on Tuesday to killing 21-year-old Malcolm Townes and 22-year-old Nathan Lewis. He also pleaded guilty to possession of a stolen car and received an additional 10 years in prison for being a habitual offender.


  20. Central Falls Gets $250K for Foreclosed PropertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Rhode Island's attorney general has announced a $250,000 grant to help Central Falls address the blight of abandoned properties and prevent foreclosures. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and Mayor James Diossa announced the grant to the city's Nuisance Task Force on Tuesday.


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