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  1. The Latest: Boater found alive was object of 2011 searchRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    A boater who was found alive on an inflatable life raft off the coast of Massachusetts after being missing for a week was also the object of a massive search when he was a teenager. Nathan Carman was found Sunday by a freighter on the Atlantic Ocean about 100 nautical miles south of Martha's Vineyard.

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  2. Principal, teachers remember boy, 7, killed in house fireRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 6 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A 7-year-old boy who perished in a house fire in Rhode Island is being remembered by his principal and teachers. The Newport Daily News reports Forest Avenue Elementary School Principal Stephen C. Ponte sent an email to parents and staff announcing the death of Ramon Arroyo.

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  3. Boy, 7, killed in house fire; teenage girls injuredRead the original story

    Monday Sep 5 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A 7-year-old boy has been killed and his teenage sisters injured in a house fire in Rhode Island. The Providence Journal reports a police officer on patrol noticed smoke billowing from the home in Middletown early Monday morning.

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  4. Middletown fire sends 5 police officers to the hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 5 | WLNE-TV Providence

    An officer on patrol spotted smoke coming from a building on East Main Road and Wyatt Roads just after midnight. Officials say three sleeping children were removed from the residence and transported to Newport Hospital, Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro for treatment.

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  5. Pick-up truck strikes scooter in MiddletownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 31 | WLNE-TV Providence

    According to Police, an unidentified 57-year-old male was traveling south on West Main Rd on a scooter, and a pick-up truck was traveling north when it made a left turn onto Chase's Lane.

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  6. Newport woman charged after friend overdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island woman is facing charges after her 19-year-old friend died from a heroin overdose in the woman's apartment.

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  7. Woman charged in suspected overdose death of friendRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island woman is facing charges after police say her 19-year-old friend died from a suspected heroin overdose in the woman's apartment. The Newport Daily News reports 21-year-old Khadijah Cooper was arrested following the July 15 death of the Middletown woman.

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  8. Elite prep school agrees to settle up to 30 sex abuse claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    An elite Rhode Island boarding school has agreed to a settlement over sexual abuse allegations that would provide compensation for up to 30 former students. St. George's School in Middletown announced the pact Wednesday in a joint statement with a group representing sex abuse victims.

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  9. Middletown considers plastic shopping bag banRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Newport Daily News reports that the Town Council voted unanimously Monday night to direct town lawyer Peter Regan to draft an ordinance that would ban retail stores from using the bags. Regan was asked to report back with his recommendations, which would have to be vetted and approved by the council after multiple public hearings.

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  10. Victim identified in fatal Newport fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A fire on Halsey Street only took minutes to put out, but firefighters made a grim discovery once inside the building. 57-year-old Luke Walker of Middletown was found dead by fire fighters at 3:34 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.

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  11. Investigation into prep school abuse opened in MassachusettsRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A district attorney's office in Massachusetts is conducting a preliminary investigation based on information it received from the Rhode Island State Police about sexual abuse allegations at a prestigious boarding school. The state police investigation into dozens of allegations of abuse of students at St. George's School in Middletown, Rhode Island, concluded in June with no criminal charges.

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  12. Rhode Island native vetted as possible Trump running mateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Sources close to retired Lt. General Michael Flynn have confirmed to ABC6 that he is being vetted as a potential running mate for presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.

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  13. State Police withhold prep school abuse investigation reportRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island state police won't release their report into dozens of sexual abuse allegations at a prestigious boarding school because the matter is being investigated in other states. The investigation into allegations of abuse of students at St. George's School in Middletown concluded in June with no criminal charges.

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  14. Paint-covered horse adopted by Jon Stewart and wife diesRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A horse adopted by Jon Stewart and his wife after it was found seemingly abandoned at an auction stable in Pennsylvania has died at their New Jersey farm. Tracey Stewart wrote on the farm's Facebook page that the white mare named Lily died at their Middletown farm on Sunday.

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  15. RI Senate passes bill making clear schools must report abuseRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Senate has passed a bill to make clear that schools are required to report allegations of abuse to child welfare authorities. The bill passed Tuesday was prompted by the failure of a boarding school in Middletown to report multiple instances of alleged abuse to authorities over decades.

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  16. Headmaster leaving after prep school sex abuse investigationRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The headmaster of a prestigious Rhode Island boarding school has announced his departure days after state police concluded an investigation into dozens of sexual abuse allegations there. The St. George's School Board of Trustees announced Tuesday that Eric Peterson won't seek to extend his contract, which ends June 30, 2017.

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  17. The Latest: Prep school abuse victim calls for legal reformRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Latest on the lack of criminal charges following an investigation into sex abuse at an elite Rhode Island boarding school : A woman who was repeatedly raped by an athletic trainer at a prestigious Rhode Island boarding school when she was a teenager says the lack of criminal charges despite widespread abuse highlights the need to reform the law. Anne Scott said Thursday that without reform of laws concerning the statute of limitations it's very difficult for survivors of abuse to get justice.

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  18. Elite school working to settle with alumni over sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Carmen Durso, an attorney representing people who say they were abused, wrote in the email to clients on Friday that St. George's School in Middletown wants to start individual settlement discussions in June. If agreements can be reached, he said he expects most claims could be resolved by the end of the month.

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  19. Elite school working to settle with alumni over sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Sweeney said he was 12 when he was sexually assaulted by a fo... . John Sweeney, 57, center, weeps as Adrian Hooper Jr., 64, listens during a news conference at the office of Attorney Mitchell Garabedian, right, Monday, May 9, 2016, in Boston.

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  20. Police find body on a beach in PortsmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The man had been reported missing Friday night to authorities in Middletown. Police said no foul play is suspected but his death is still under investigation.

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