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Man dies in Pawtucket house fire

The Rhode Island State Fire Marshal’s office confirms one person has died after a fire Sunday afternoon in Pawtucket.

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Charlestown police investigate two weekend crashes

According to police, a red pickup truck somehow lost control and struck a broken down vehicle. Hours later, a second accident happened when the driver lost control of a car and struck a utility pole.

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Last minute shopping at Warwick Mall

The final weekend before Christmas, shoppers at the Warwick Mall used their final nuggets of free time to put lines through shrinking shopping lists.

New England Patriots running back Jonas Gray (35) celebrates with teammate James Develin (46) after scoring a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Patriots beat Jets to clinch 1st-round playoff bye

Jonas Gray scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 1-yard run early in the fourth quarter after the Patriots intercepted Geno Smith, and New England clinched a first-round playoff bye with a 17-16 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday.

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Sagamore Bridge closed after crash

A bridge to Cape Cod has been temporarily shut down after tractor-trailer struck construction scaffolding on the span.

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URI gets grants for technology purchases

The University of Rhode Island has been awarded three grants totaling more than $400,000 to buy state-of-the-art technology to support teaching and research.

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Henton, Dunn help Friars top UMass

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — LaDontae Henton scored 27 points, Kris Dunn added 16 with 11 assists and Providence coasted past Massachusetts 85-65 on Saturday.

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2 NYPD officers shot and killed, suspect dead

A gunman who vowed online to shoot two “pigs” in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two New York City officers in a patrol car and fatally shot them in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.