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  1. Warwick police ID suspected lobster thiefRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CW28 Providence

    Monday they identified the woman wanted for stealing a bag filled with several live lobsters from the Shaw's on Warwick Avenue. Police said Tracie MacLain, 23, placed multiple items on the checkout counter, including the lobsters.

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  2. RI Family Court holds National Adoption Day event SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | CW28 Providence

    The Rhode Island Family Court and Rhode Island Judiciary will be sponsoring a special event called "Where You Belong -- A Celebration of Adoption and Foster Care." 23 adoptions with 19 different families will be finalized on Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. at Kent County Courthouse in Warwick.

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  3. Police urging drivers to 'carve out DUI' this holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | CW28 Providence

    Turkeys at some local supermarkets now have more than just a label on them. They also feature turkey-shaped stickers with a message from police: "Stay alive, carve out DUI."

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  4. Free ride programs to be offered Thanksgiving EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | CW28 Providence

    Thanksgiving kicks off the beginning of the holiday season and with the holiday season comes an increase of impaired driving. Thanksgiving eve is known as one of the busiest drinking nights of the year and has been called "Blackout Wednesday."

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  5. Cape Cod man pleads guilty to trafficking meth in RIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | CW28 Providence

    A Massachusetts man who police say they found passed out in a vehicle while in possession two large bags of methamphetamine pleaded guilty in court Thursday. According to information presented in court, Gregory Lee was arrested in August 2017 after police officers in Warwick responded to a call of a person passed out in a vehicle.

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  6. 5 takeaways from Tuesday's election in RIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | CW28 Providence

    Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo won an easy re-election victory on Tuesday, taking a majority of the vote as her party showed strength up and down the ballot. Republican nominee Allan Fung came up short against Raimondo for a second time, but left the door open to a third try in 2022.

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  7. Solomon wins race for Warwick mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | CW28 Providence

    Solomon took over as acting mayor earlier this year, after longtime Republican Mayor Scott Avedisian stepped down to take the helm at RIPTA. Solomon previously served as president of the City Council.

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  8. Drier, Less Windy SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | CW28 Providence

    We had a pretty stormy start to our Saturday, but things have quieted down a lot. That trend will continue through the night.

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  9. Convicted child molester Richard Gardner arrested on new chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | CW28 Providence

    A notorious child molester who recently moved to Providence after his release from prison is back behind bars after he was arrested Friday for filing false documents with the city of Cranston. Richard Gardner was taken into custody at his Providence home on an arrest warrant from Cranston Police, alleging he wrote the wrong address on his marriage license application and filed it with the Vital Records department.

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  10. Rhode Island volunteers in Florida to help with Hurricane Michael reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | CW28 Providence

    As the people of the Florida Panhandle continue to clean up from Hurricane Michael, they are receiving help from some Rhode Island volunteers. "It's absolutely wonderful," American Red Cross Volunteer Elizabeth Duffy, of Providence, said about her time down in Florida.

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  11. Warwick woman accused of stealing, pawning antiquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | CW28 Providence

    A Warwick woman faced a judge Tuesday on charges out of multiple communities, and police say she could be connected to even more crimes. In a news release, Scituate police said it appears "many crimes will be solved and many victims will have their property returned" as they continue to investigate Rebecca Abedon.

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  12. Leak causes damage at Warwick City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | CW28 Providence

    WARWICK, R.I. - For the second time this year, offices at Warwick City Hall have sustained water damage but this time, it was a leak, not a burst pipe. City employees discovered the leak in the city council's chambers on Monday, according to Sue Baker, an assistant to Mayor Joseph Solomon.

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  13. Driver suffers serious injuries in Warwick crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | CW28 Providence

    According to police, the man's sedan collided head-on with a private sanitation truck around 8:15 a.m. in the area of Second Avenue. Police said the initial investigation revealed the sedan was driving northbound on Elmwood Avenue when it crossed into the southbound lanes, hit the truck's driver-side bumper and was spun around, coming to a stop in the northbound lanes.

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  14. Councilman Aponte seeks swift passage of sex offender ban in 'child safety zones'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | CW28 Providence

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. Providence City Councilman Luis Aponte said Wednesday he's hoping the council will move quickly to approve an ordinance banning registered sex offenders from residing near schools or other facilities frequently visited by kids, but the city's law department is still reviewing the proposal to ensure it would be legal. The City Council Ordinance Committee took no action Wednesday on Aponte's proposal, which would prohibit registered sex offenders from living or loitering within a 500-foot radius of "child safety zones," which would include schools, daycares or recreational areas.

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  15. Driver who hit Warwick girl pleads no contest in DUI caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | CW28 Providence

    WARWICK, R.I. - Wearing a pink top and leggings and surrounded by her family, 8-year-old Haylee Molina watched as the man accused of putting her in a wheelchair was sent to prison for the next 11 years. Sudduth pleaded no contest to charges of DUI resulting in bodily injury and driving to endanger.

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  16. Murder trial for baby Willow's father delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | CW28 Providence

    The trial of a man accused of killing his 7-month-old daughter by falling asleep on top of her while under the influence of drugs has been delayed as prosecutors appeal a judge's ruling to exclude a statement made by the baby's mother. at just 7 months old, after she was found unresponsive at her Airway Road home in Warwick.

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  17. Warwick solar farm putting sun to work for city hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | CW28 Providence

    Unused for about 20 years, a former manufacturing site on Kilvert Street in Warwick will now harness the power of the sun to power the city's operations and more. On the 37 acres of what was once Leviton, a company called Southern Sky Renewable Energy debuted the solar farm Monday morning.

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  18. Councilman Aponte seeks to ban sex offenders from 'child safety zones'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. As Washington Park residents continue their efforts to drive a convicted child rapist out of their neighborhood, their councilman has put forward a proposal that would ban registered sex offenders from residing near schools or other facilities frequently visited by kids. Councilman Luis Aponte, a Democrat from Ward 10, introduced an ordinance Thursday that would prohibit registered sex offenders from living within a 500-foot radius of a "child safety zones," which would include schools, daycares or recreational areas.

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  19. Woman leads police on wild chase through local communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    A woman has been taken into custody after a wild police pursuit that began in Warwick and ended in Swansea. Police say when they went to pull her over, she took off, leading them on city streets until she got to Cranston.

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  20. Out of prison, convicted child rapist to live in RIRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    A convicted child rapist is moving to Rhode Island following his release from prison but because his offenses pre-date Megan's Law, there's no requirement to inform the community. In the late 1980's, Richard Gardner was convicted of sexually assaulting boys in Warwick, R.I., and Hingham, Mass.

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