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  1. Ceremony to mark deadly nightclub fire postponed due to snowRead the original story

    Friday | WLNE-TV Providence

    A ceremony to mark the 15th anniversary of a Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people has been postponed because of an expected snowstorm. The service had been planned for Sunday at a park built at the West Warwick site of the Feb. 20, 2003, fire, which injured 230 people.

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  2. Airport seeks new name to tell travelers where it isRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 14 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Leaders of the T.F. Green Airport are asking lawmakers to ditch the current name honoring a former governor and call it Rhode Island International Airport. Proponents say the change could draw more travelers to the transit hub in Warwick.

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  3. Woman arrested in connection with neglected catRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 13 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island police have made an arrest in connection with a cat that was found outside with its fur frozen to the inside of a cardboard box. The Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says a Warwick woman was arrested Tuesday and charged with abandonment of an infirm animal and unnecessary cruelty.

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  4. Norman, the "frozen cat", now recovering at Warwick Animal HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | WLNE-TV Providence

    WARWICK, R.I. Next to a dumpster outside the Bayside Apartments on Sandy Lane, one of the employees of the property found cardboard box and went to throw it away. That's when he noticedthere was something inside of it.

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  5. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Jiacheng Liu, 29, of San Francisco, was pulled over around 3:00 p.m., on Friday, for speeding near the junction of I-95 and I-295 in Warwick. "During a subsequent search of the van, Troopers seized four large duffle bags containing nearly 185 pounds of marijuana packed in vacuum-sealed bags worth an estimated $368,800," said Laura Meade Kirk, spokeswoman for the Rhode Island State Police.

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  6. Police seize nearly $400,000 in marijuana, hash oilRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 10 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island State Police say they confiscated more than $400,000 worth of marijuana and hash oil during a traffic stop. Troopers say they found the drugs in a minivan they pulled over for speeding on Interstate 95 in Warwick at about 3 p.m. Friday.

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  7. Parents sue city, school principal over alleged sexual abuseRead the original story

    Friday Feb 9 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The parents of a student diagnosed with autism are suing their Rhode Island city and an elementary school principal saying both did nothing to protect their child from alleged sexual abuse and harassment from fellow classmates. The Providence Journal reports the parents - identified by the initials B.R. and A.R. - claim the city of Warwick and Cedar Elementary School Principal Colleen Mercurio violated their rights and the rights of their 14-year-old son under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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  8. Plane forced back to T.F. Green after mid-air bird strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | WLNE-TV Providence

    WARWICK, R.I. A Washington, D.C. bound flight was forced to return to T.F. Green airport shortly after takeoff Wednesday after it was struck by a bird mid-flight. American Airlines Spokesman Ross Feinstein told ABC6 that American Airlines Flight 5396, operated by PSA Airlines, was struck by a flying bird around 30 minutes after takeoff.

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  9. Warwick Stop & Shop deli counter closed over Listeria concernsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 4 | WLNE-TV Providence

    WARWICK, R.I. The deli counter at a Warwick Stop & Shop has been temporarily closed after concerns of exposure to Listeria. A spokesman for the supermarket chain confirmed that it was recently discovered that deli sliced meat and cheese sold at the Quaker Lane location between January 18th and February 2nd may have been exposed to Listeria.

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  10. Police: Man charged with assault for pulling knifeRead the original story

    Friday Feb 2 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A West Warwick man is facing a felony assault charge after allegedly pulling a knife out during a fight in downtown Providence. Police tell the Providence Journal responded to Westminster and Mathewson streets at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday for a report that a man was being chased by another man with a knife.

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  11. CT bounty hunters busted for trying to bag suspect in RI courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Angel Guadalupe, 45, of Bristol, C.T., and William Sobota, 40, of Burlington, C.T., were arrested on Thursday for attempting to transport a suspect back to Connecticut. "The bounty hunters detained the suspect based on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear for misdemeanor crimes in Connecticut," said Laura Meade Kirk, spokeswoman for Rhode Island State Police.

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  12. Connecticut bounty hunters charged in Rhode Island abductionRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 1 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Two bounty hunters from Connecticut have been arrested in Rhode Island after authorities say they illegally apprehended a man in a Providence courthouse. Rhode Island State Police say Angel Guadalupe, of Bristol, and William Sobota, of Burlington, were charged with kidnapping and conspiracy Thursday.

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  13. School says lockdown likely caused by armored car courierRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 30 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Community College of Rhode Island says a temporary lockdown following reports of a man with a holstered gun was likely caused by an armored car courier. The Providence Journal reports the college said it matched the timing, location and description of the person to the courier who was visiting the Warwick campus bookstore.

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  14. Scare on CCRI Campus in WarwickRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Unsettling moments for students at CCRI'S campus in Warwick when they received word to seek shelter after someone thought they saw a man with a gun.

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  15. All-clear at college after report of man with weaponRead the original story

    Monday Jan 29 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Community College of Rhode Island has issued an "all-clear" after telling people on campus to shelter in a locked area following a report that a man was seen on campus with a holstered weapon. The school issued the all-clear on Twitter shortly after 1 p.m. Monday.

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  16. Two dead after fatal overnight accident in East GreenwichRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 27 | WLNE-TV Providence

    EAST GREENWICH, R.I. State Police are investigating following a fatal single-car accident early Saturday morning on the East Greenwich-Warwick line. State Police say two passengers died when their car went off the road and struck a tree on Route 4 Northbound in the area of the Interstate 95 merge around 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

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  17. Care New England, Partners HealthCare announce plan to move forward with mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 25 | WLNE-TV Providence

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. Care New England and Partners HealthCare announced Thursday that they have entered a definitive agreement and plan to move forward with their proposed merger. The Board of Directors of both organizations approved the motion, marking a milestone in the negotiation process, and bringing CNE one step closer to becoming a part of Boston-based Partners HealthCare.

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  18. November trial likely for man charged in hospital shootingRead the original story

    Monday Jan 22 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A trial for a man accused of killing his mother in a New Hampshire hospital's intensive care unit will likely be held later this year. Both sides in the preliminary hearing for 49-year-old Travis Frink of Warwick, Rhode Island, on Monday agreed that a trial could be held as soon as November.

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  19. Repairs at water-damaged RI buildings may take monthsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 21 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Officials in Warwick and Cranston say it could be months before damage is fully repaired at town-owned buildings that were flooded by water pipe breaks during frigid temperatures earlier this month. The Providence Journal reports that building directors, inspectors and construction workers will need that time to assess and fix the damage at the Warwick City Hall Annex and Cranston's Edgewood Highlands School.

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  20. Rhode Island high school principal retires over racist slursRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 18 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The longtime principal of a Roman Catholic high school in Rhode Island has retired after a short video of him using racial slurs surfaced. The president of Bishop Hendricken High School in Warwick announced the retirement of Principal Joseph Brennan Jr. in an email to parents obtained by media outlets.

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