Mississippi’s Tornado-Stricken Area to Receive Federal Aid

President Joe Biden has authorized federal funding to be available for areas in Mississippi hit by a deadly tornado. The tornado, which received a preliminary rating of EF-4, ripped through several towns on Friday night, killing at least 25 people and injuring dozens of others. Search and recovery crews have resumed digging through debris, even […]

Investigation underway for New Bedford triple decker fire

An investigation is underway for a triple decker fire that occurred in New Bedford. The fire department received a report of a fire coming from a home on Princeton Street around 8:30 p.m. on Friday. Upon arrival, fire crews found flames on the third floor and damage throughout the building. All residents of the building […]

Ongoing Investigation being conducted after hit & run collision in Providence

According to the Pawtucket Fire Department, there was a hit and run accident on 95 North in Providence on Saturday night.  Reportedly, around 10:00 p.m., a Honda rear-ended another vehicle just prior to entering Pawtucket, lost control, and struck a light pole. The person behind the wheel of the Honda fled the location and remains […]

The “Super Plunge Weekend” of Special Olympics RI commences.

The Atlantic Ocean was the site of the Special Olympics Rhode Island Super Plunge, where brave swimmers took the plunge into the icy waters several times on Saturday. Those known as “Super Plungers” began their dives on Saturday noon and will continue until Sunday noon, after which they will be joined by more participants for […]

Exeter horse camp area regulations could be altered by the DEM

The LeGrand Reynolds Horsemen’s Camping Area in Exeter, RI has been exclusively available for equestrian use for over fifty years. However, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is considering opening the 52-acre space to the public for camping, hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities. Horse riders, such as Cecily Westervelt from the Rhode […]

Chocolate Factory Explosion: 2 Dead, 5 Missing, Say Officials

An explosion at a chocolate factory in West Reading, Pennsylvania, killed two people and left five missing, according to authorities. Despite the initial reports of five fatalities, officials confirmed only two deaths. One person was also rescued from the rubble. Dogs and imaging equipment were used to search for signs of life. The cause of […]

Hasbro Children’s Hospital benefits from annual RhodyTHON fundraiser.

The RhodyTHON, a student-run dance marathon, is set to take place at the Mackal Field House in Kingston, RI. Hundreds of University of Rhode Island students will dance for 10 hours, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., to benefit children being treated at the Hasbro Children’s Hospital. This signature event is the culmination of various […]

Head-On Crash in Portsmouth Results in DUI Charges for Local Resident

A car accident late Friday night in Portsmouth, RI resulted in the arrest of Celio Da Silva Aleixo, a 39-year-old Portsmouth man, on charges of DUI. Police responded to a head-on crash between two vehicles at East Main Rd. and Sea Meadow Dr. where an SUV traveling north on East Main Rd. crossed the double […]

Fall River Teenager’s Death: Woman Admits Guilt

A woman from Fall River, Massachusetts, has been sentenced to life imprisonment after pleading guilty to second-degree murder and other charges in the death of her boyfriend’s autistic son, David Almond. Jaclyn Coleman, 28, took custody of David and his twin brother Michael, who was also diagnosed with autism, just months before David’s death. His […]