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  1. Routine traffic stop in RI leads to heroin bustRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island State Police say officers were conducting a motor vehicle stop on Route 146 around North Smithfield on Friday when they found five ounces of heroin. State police inquired into the source of the heroin eventually identified a "stash house" at 175 Russo St. in Providence.

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  2. 2 outsiders arrested for drugs in North SmithfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | WLNE-TV Providence

    By Stephanie Vargas news@abc6.com State Police arrest two individuals whom are not from Rhode Island and seize drugs after performing a traffic stop Friday in North Smithfield. Police arrested Dider Del Villa Rosa, 36, of Bronx, NY and Tomas Rosado Melendez, 31, of Philadelphia, PA after discovering 5 ounces of heroin during a traffic stop on June 12th on Route 146.

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  3. Johnston man arrested twice in 2 weeks for DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police say on June 11th at 5:30 p.m. they received calls about a reckless driver on Route 146 North in was arrested after he allegedly showed signs of impairment following a sequence of field sobriety tests he submitted to. Vizzacco was taken to the Lincoln Woods Barracks where he refused a breathalyzer test.

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  4. North Smithfield reading specialist named top teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Tracy Lafreniere learned of the award at a surprise ceremony at the school on Thursday. Lafreniere, who has spent her entire 17-year teaching career at North Smithfield Elementary, now becomes a candidate for the 2016 National Teacher of the Year.

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  5. North Smithfield reading specialist named top teacherRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 4 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A reading specialist and literacy coach at North Smithfield Elementary School has been named Rhode Island Teacher of the Year. Lafreniere, who has spent her entire 17-year teaching career at North Smithfield Elementary, now becomes a candidate for the 2016 National Teacher of the Year.

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  6. LaSalle Back on Track by Beating NK in Lacrosse, North Smithfield Holds Off Central in VolleyballRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    LaSalle bounced back after Moses Brown spoiled the Rams perfect record earlier in the week. The Rams beat North Kingstown, 23 to 8. Dylan O'Donnell scored 6 goals and added 9 assists in the win.

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  7. Bryant University breaks ground on $75M expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    By The Associated Press news@abc6.com SMITHFIELD, R.I. _ Bryant University is celebrating a $75 million expansion. A ceremonial groundbreaking for the ``Bryant Builds'' initiative was held Friday.

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  8. CVS Health Charity Classic golfers announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    By News Staff news@abc6.com Organizers of the Annual CVS Health Charity Classic made some exciting announcements during a Tuesday press conference at the Special Olympics building in Smithfield. Co-hosts Brad Faxon and Billy Andrade joined the presser via a video stream to announce some of the early names in this year's tourney, including tournament newcomer Keegan Bradley and two-time defending champs Steve Stricker and Bo Van Pelt.

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  9. Man and woman accused of having sex outside dollar storeRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island police say they arrested a man and a woman for having sex outside a Family Dollar store, based on a Facebook video. Officers in Woonsocket were called to the store Monday evening on a report that a man and woman were having sex in plain view.

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Enter to win a $500 gift certificate to Kitty's Home Away located at 111 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI. Submit a picture of your cat for a chance to have it shown on ABC 6 News Good Morning Providence! Visit the ABC6 News Facebook page to enter.

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  11. New president for Dakota State coming from Rhode IslandRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Jose-Marie Griffiths currently is vice president for academic affairs at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. She will become the 23rd president of Dakota State late this summer.

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  12. 3 arrested in illegal gambling operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    By News Staff news@abc6.com Rhode Island State Police and Federal agents have shut down an illegal gambling operation after two early morning raids. One of the places targeted was the Toscan Social Club on Spruce Street in Providence.

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  13. Burrillville, North Smithfield, Johnston/North Providence Co-op Win Division Hockey TitlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Burrillville defeated Cumberland 5 to 1 to sweep the best-of-three Division 1 hockey championship. The Broncos win first division title in seven years.

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  14. Police name girl killed by Rhode Island public transit busRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Authorities have identified a 9-year-old girl who died after being struck by a Rhode Island public transit bus. Police say third-grader Ani Emdjian was walking to school with her father when she was hit by the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority bus Thursday morning in Providence, where she lives.

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  15. Police say marijuana caregiver possessed pot candy, butterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    By The Associated Press news@abc6.com SMITHFIELD, R.I. _ A registered medical marijuana caregiver has been charged with possessing excessive amounts of pot, including butter and lollipops containing the drug. Thirty-year-old Andrew Giangreco of Smithfield was arrested on marijuana charges Wednesday.

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  16. North Smithfield man arrested for stalking school busRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police say the arrest came after a complaint was made. They conducted witness interviews as part of their investigation.

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  17. Bryant Women Fall Short in NEC Semifinal Game Against Robert MorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Bryant news release... SMITHFIELD, R.I. - Despite scoring 42 second half points, the second-seeded Bryant University women's basketball team fell to #3 Robert Morris, 68-62, in the Northeast Conference Tournament Semifinals Wednesday night at the Chace Athletic Center. The Bulldogs close the book on a historic 2014-15 NEC campaign which featured their first-ever NEC Regular Season Title, a program-record tying 22 wins and a program-record 14 NEC wins, while the Colonials advance to the NEC Finals for the second-straight season.

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  18. Warwick police seek suspect in ATM skimmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    By: Melissa Randall mrandall@abc6.com @MrandallABC6 Warwick police are looking for a man who used counterfeit credit cards to withdraw money from unknowing victims. Investigators have surveillance photos that show the suspect who allegedly used a skimming device to steal credit card info.

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  19. Custodian on high school roof falls through a skylightRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    School officials in Smithfield say a custodian shoveling snow off of the high school's drains fell through a skylight and into the classroom below. WLNE-TV reports that Superintendent Robert O'Brien says a female custodian was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with non-life threatening injuries Wednesday.

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  20. Faith leaders show solidarity after Islamic school defacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Mufti Ikram, the resident Imam in North Smithfield, says the person responsible ``failed miserably'' because the interfaith community is united. Faith leaders and law enforcement officials gathered at the school Tuesday in a show of solidarity.

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