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Rewrite this title Share of US employees working on-site drops from 84% to 74% in pandemic’s first year

Rewrite this post Workers in the fields of computer science, real estate, finance and insurance experienced the greatest bumps in working from home during the first years of the pandemic, while it barely budged for laborers in occupations like stockers, truck operators and order fillers, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released Tuesday. The share […]

Rewrite this title Bodycam video released in fatal shooting of Johnston murder suspect

Rewrite this post CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Cranston police have released body-worn camera footage from the deadly shooting of an armed homicide suspect last month. Officers shot and killed James Harrison during a dramatic standoff in the area of Plainfield Pike on May 24. Police had been seeking Harrison, 52, on suspicion he shot and […]

Rewrite this title Man seriously injured in Warwick motorcycle crash

Rewrite this post WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are investigating after a motorcyclist crashed into a utility pole in Warwick Tuesday afternoon. Warwick Police Chief Bradford Connor tells 12 News the motorcyclist was riding down Main Avenue when he lost control and crashed near Spooner Avenue. Connor said the man was rushed to Rhode Island […]

Rewrite this title Sen. Miller could face obstruction charge over alleged car-keying incident

Rewrite this post CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Authorities in Cranston are considering whether to file additional charges against state Sen. Joshua Miller following his arrest last week for allegedly keying a car displaying a “Biden sucks” sticker. Miller, a 69-year-old Cranston Democrat, was charged with vandalism and released on bail following the incident at the […]

Rewrite this title Ethics Commission will investigate GOP complaint against Speaker Shekarchi

Rewrite this post PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The R.I. Ethics Commission voted Tuesday to investigate a Rhode Island GOP complaint alleging House Speaker Joe Shekarchi supported legislation six years ago that would have benefited one of his law firm’s clients. The state ethics panel voted 5-0 to open a probe into the complaint, which was […]

Rewrite this title ‘Titanic’ actor Lew Palter dies at 94: ‘Loved the craft of acting’

Rewrite this post (KTLA/NEXSTAR) – Lew Palter, an actor and theater coach perhaps best known for his role in the 1997 film “Titanic,” has passed away at the age of 94. Palter’s daughter confirmed the news this week in a statement shared with The Hollywood Reporter, telling the outlet her father died at his Los […]

Rewrite this title Ethics Commission launches probe into 2 ex-officials over Philly trip

Rewrite this post PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The R.I. Ethics Commission voted Tuesday to pursue an investigation into two former state directors who took a now-infamous trip to Philadelphia in March. The six-member panel voted unanimously to initiate the investigation into the actions of both David Patten, the state’s former property director, and Jim Thorsen, […]

Rewrite this title July’s full moon will be a little extra special: Here’s why

Rewrite this post YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Skygazers, mark your calendars! The next full moon will occur on the morning of Monday, July 3. Since the moon will reach its peak around 7:40 a.m. ET that morning, the moon won’t be very visible in the sky at that moment. You will, however, have the opportunity […]

Rewrite this title Bruins take home hardware at NHL Awards show

Rewrite this post NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WPRI) — The Boston Bruins won three of the NHL’s top honors Monday night. Patrice Bergeron won his record-extending sixth career, and second consecutive, Selke Trophy. During last season, the 37-year-old captain led the NHL in faceoff wins (1,043) and faceoff win percentage (61.1%) among centers with at least 1,000 […]