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  1. Deliberations to begin in home invasion murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Closing arguments have ended in the murder trial of a Rhode Island man accused of fatally shooting another man and gnawing part of a woman's finger off during a violent home invasion. Prosecutors say 27-year-old Dari Garcia killed Richard Catalano in North Providence in 2014.


  2. North Providence firefighters help disabled manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | WLNE-TV Providence

    An unexpected act of kindness by a group of North Providence firefighters transformed the life of a man with muscular dystrophy. Those firefighters have known Jeff Jerry for several years.


  3. Mineral Spring Ave back open after gas leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A section of Mineral Spring Ave in North Providence was closed to traffic this morning due to a gas main break. The North Providence Fire Department received a call from a passerby of a strong odor from the library next door to North Providence High School early Monday morning.


  4. Silver alert issued for 77-year-old North Providence manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. North Providence Police have issued a Silver Alert for a 77-year-old man last seen this morning. Police say Jose Vasquez was last seen shortly before 10:00 a.m. Sunday on Urban Avenue in North Providence.


  5. Ex-police officer convicted of burglary released on paroleRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A former North Providence police officer has been released from prison after serving nine years of a 20-year sentence for taking part in a large burglary ring. A spokesperson for the Rhode Island Department of Corrections tells WPRI-TV that Michael Ciresi was released on parole Wednesday afternoon.


  6. American Cancer Society: Volunteer drivers neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Hearing the words "you have cancer" can turn a person's world upside down, but imagine having no way of getting to and from life saving treatments. Diane Echmalian of North Providence counts her blessings every day.


  7. Former North Providence Police Sergeant granted paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Sentenced for 20 years for his role in a burglary ring in North Providence and Pawtucket, last month the parole board approved Ciresi's release.


  8. Ernest Dagostino, Maria Breggia, and Guy Tortis. Courtesy of the Cranston Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Cranston Police announced on Wednesday, Guy Tortis, Maria Breggia, and Ernest Dagostino, all 46-years-old, and from North Providence, were charged with shoplifting following an incident at the Dave's Marketplace on Pontiac Ave in June. Back in June, a male wearing a white hat, believed to be Dagostino, was seen over surveillance making his way to the seafood department, and ordering four containers of shrimp.


  9. 2 charged with taking $22K from people on social mediaRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Authorities say two Providence residents have been charged in a social media scheme that bilked victims out of more than $22,000. The Providence Journal reports that state police allege Zaria Harrell solicited money from people on social media and said she'd send back 10 times the amount sent to her.


  10. Handyman charged with failing to report body in closetRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A handyman at a Rhode Island apartment building has been charged with failing to a report a death after a woman's body was found last week in a maintenance closet. Police say the man had access to the closet where the body of 61-year-old Judith O'Brien, of North Providence, was found Friday.


  11. Police: Body of missing woman found in apartment stairwellRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island State Police say the body of a missing 61-year-old woman was found last week in the stairwell of a Providence apartment.


  12. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    More than 30 North Providence police officers were paid hundreds of dollars each to attend the town's annual National Night Out event. For the past four years, North Providence has joined communities across the country by hosting an annual National Night Out event in August.


  13. North Providence Senior Center ending major operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A sad day in North Providence. There will be big changes to the senior center, impacting the lives of hundreds.


  14. Cranston firefighters heading to Texas to provide reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Firefighters in Houston are working round the clock for their flood-ravaged communities. Now a group from Cranston is heading down south to lend a hand.


  15. Courtesy of the Johnston Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Upon arrival an employee informed officers that a white male suspect had assaulted the cashier, took several cartons of cigarettes, and fled the scene in a grey Hyundai with Massachusetts plates.


  16. New North Providence police chief sworn inRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Mayor Charles Lombardi swore in retired State Police Maj. David Tikoian Tuesday during a ceremony at North Providence High School.


  17. North Providence swears in new Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Retired State Police Major David Tikoian was officially sworn in tonight as the new Chief of Police in North Providence Tuesday evening.


  18. Two arrested in connection to armed robbery in WoonsocketRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    WOONSOCKET, R.I. Rhode Island State Police arrested two individuals Monday in connection to an armed robbery in Woonsocket. Troopers arrested Brittany Jefferies, 26, of Pawtucket, for Possession of a Firearm, and Troy Adams, 32, of Pawtucket, for Possession of a Firearm and Possession of a Firearm by a Person Convicted of a Crime of Violence.


  19. 6 Questions: David Tikoian named new Chief of Police in North ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    With his pension in hand, Tikoian took a good job with the Providence Water Supply Board, and from the outside you would think he was all set and done with law enforcement. John DeLuca: Help me understand how you got to this point.


  20. New North Providence police chief set to be sworn in todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Retired Rhode Island State Police Major David Tikoian will officially take office Tuesday as North Providence's new police chief. Tikoian will be taking over for Acting Chief Chris Pelagio who was suspended for an altercation with a Cranston Police officer back in July.


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