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  1. Man indicted for kidnapping, throwing 7-year-old off bridgeRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Massachusetts man has been indicted on multiple charges for allegedly kidnapping his friend's 7-year-old daughter and throwing her off a bridge. The Worcester County District Attorney's office says 36-year-old Joshua Hubert was indicted Thursday on two counts of attempted murder, kidnapping and strangulation.


  2. Vatican defrocks former priest accused of abuseRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Vatican has defrocked a priest who was named in one of the Worcester Diocese of Massachusetts' largest sex-abuse settlements. The diocese in a statement Thursday said Peter Inzerillo was laicized at his own request.


  3. Not guilty pleas entered for alleged unruly, off-duty copRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Portland, Maine, police officer has made her initial court appearance after being accused of unruly conduct at a night club in Worcester, Massachusetts. The Worcester Telegram and Gazette reports that pleas of not guilty were entered Thursday on behalf of Zahra Munye Abu.


  4. Maine's 1st Somali police officer busted at Mass. concertRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Maine's first Somali police officer is on paid leave during an investigation after her arrest over the weekend in Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester police charged Zahra Munye Abu, of Portland, with several misdemeanors including assault and battery, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.


  5. Central Massachusetts police departments hold gun buybackRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    People who bring unwanted weapons to the 16th annual Goods for Guns program Saturday are eligible for a $25 gift card if they turn in a rifle or replica; a $50 card for a pistol; and $75 card for a semi-automatic weapon. The central Massachusetts program is sponsored by the Worcester district attorney's office and UMass Memorial Medical Center.


  6. Woonsocket Police arrest Providence man during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Woonsocket Police say 20-year-old Daviel Lara was a passenger in an unregistered 2007 Jeep Cherokee early Friday morning.


  7. Arena football is coming to the Cross arena in PortlandRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The National Arena League says Portland will host one of three expansion teams in the 2018 season. The others are Worcester, Massachusetts, and Greensboro, North Carolina.


  8. PC Friars Beat UConn, 90-76, In Hurricane Relief GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    In honor of a good cause, the Providence College men's basketball team got its season started on Oct. 25 by renewing an old rivalry. The Friars played the first game of their exhibition slate on Wednesday night taking on former BIG EAST foe UConn at Mohegan Sun Arena to benefit the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.


  9. 1 woman killed, another injured when struck by trainRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Authorities say one woman has died and another woman suffered serious injuries when they were struck by a train in Connecticut. State police say the women were struck in Thompson in the far northeast corner of the state at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.


  10. URI Men's Basketball Releases 2017-2018 ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island has released its 2017-18 men's basketball schedule, highlighted by 11 dynamic non-conference games, an appearance in the NIT Season Tipoff, and an always challenging Atlantic 10 slate. The 2017-18 Non-Conference: Nine of Rhody's 11 non-conference opponents appeared in the 2017 postseason, including six teams that advanced to the field of 68 in the NCAA Tournament.


  11. Man gets life in death of man buried under concreteRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island man has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the death of a Massachusetts man whose body was found buried under newly poured concrete at a home. Steven Pietrowicz, of Burrillville, was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder, conspiracy, and several other offenses in the May 2015 killing of 60-year-old Domingo Ortiz, of Worcester, Massachusetts.


  12. Bail set for man charged with throwing girl from bridgeRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A judge has doubled bail for a Massachusetts man accused of kidnapping his friend's 7-year-old daughter and throwing her off a bridge into a lake. An additional $1 million bail was set for Joshua Hubert at his arraignment Tuesday on an attempted murder charge in Westborough District Court.


  13. Man charged with throwing girl from bridge faces arraignmentRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Massachusetts man accused of kidnapping his friend's 7-year-old daughter and throwing her off a bridge into a lake is heading to court to face an attempted murder charge. Authorities say Hubert took the girl from her grandparents' Worcester home at about 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 27, choked her and threw her off the Interstate 290 overpass into Lake Quinsigamond .


  14. Man faces attempted murder charge after girl thrown in lakeRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A man accused of kidnapping a 7-year-old girl and throwing her off a bridge into a Massachusetts lake now faces an upgraded charge of attempted murder. A state judge in Worcester on Thursday set bail at $1 million for Joshua Hubert after a warrant alleging the new charge was issued.


  15. Police seek video after girl kidnapped, thrown off bridgeRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police in Massachusetts say they're seeking surveillance video after a 7-year-old girl was kidnapped from her grandparents' home and survived being thrown from a bridge into a lake. Worcester police are asking area business owners that have outdoor security cameras to review their footage.


  16. Computer glitch causes raw sewage to spill into lakeRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A computer glitch led to the spill of hundreds of thousands of gallons of raw sewage into a Massachusetts lake. The Telegram & Gazette reports that the spill happened in Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester on Tuesday morning.


  17. Mayor pushes to keep PawSox in Rhode IslandRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island mayor is pushing state lawmakers to approve a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox so they can stay in their current hometown. WPRI-TV reports that Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien's proposal comes after the Worcester, Massachusetts, City Council voted 8-1 Tuesday to direct their city manager to try and lure the Boston Red Sox Triple-A affiliate.


  18. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Ella Abbott, 3, was taken from 339 Greenwood Street in Worcester, around 7:45 p.m., by her mother, Leeann Rickheit. The young girl is described as white female with brown hair, brown eyes, standing around 3 feet tall, and weighing approximately 40 pounds.


  19. Police: Man shot, another stabbed near Providence nightclubRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Lt. Luis San Lucas says it happened early Sunday shortly after a downtown nightclub closed. Shots were fired during a disturbance involving two groups of people in the parking lot.


  20. Teen rescued by helicopter after mountaintop medical problemRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Fish and Game conservation officers got a call from Monadnock State Park workers Wednesday afternoon seeking help with a 14-year-old girl who was having a serious medical problem on the summit. The girl had been hiking with camp counselors from the Monadnock Bible Conference Center in Jaffrey.


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