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Target 12: City Spies


The city of Providence paying to spy on its own employees. Is it work or just wasting your tax dollars? Tim White investigates Monday at 11 on Eyewitness News.

In this photo provided by the Manhattan District Attorney's office, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr., second from left, displays merchandise confiscated after his office uncovered an identity theft and fraud ring that used shoppers’ stolen information to buy over $400,000 worth of designer shoes, handbags and accessories from Saks Fifth Avenue’s flagship store, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/Laura J. Badger, Manhattan District Attorney's Office)

Feds warn about fake gifts for the holiday

A division of the Department of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement is sending out a warning to avoid counterfeit merchandise in the coming weeks, as holiday gift-giving ramps up.

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2014 file photo, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel testifies before the House Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington.   Administration sources say that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning from President Barack Obama's Cabinet.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Under pressure, Hagel steps as US defense chief

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House’s insular team of national security advisers.

Boston Celtics' Jared Sullinger, center, battles Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge, left, and Chris Kaman for a loose ball in the third quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. The Portland Trail Blazers won 94-88. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Celtics lose to Portland, drop second straight

LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points and 14 rebounds, reserve Chris Kaman scored 16 points and the Trail Blazers extended their streak to seven games with a 94-88 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.

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Trouble-free travel tips for families

The Rhode Show // The busiest travel day of the year is almost upon us. And if you’re packing up the little ones for a family gathering, you may already be stressing about the car ride.

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RI PBS hosts Downton Abbey Dinner Party

The Rhode Show // The city of Providence is celebrating the grand elegance of ‘Downton Abbey’ at an event that will give fans of the hit show an early look at the upcoming season while making them feel they are living in the roaring twenties.


How to stay involved in your child’s education

The Rhode Show // Studies have shown that, parents who are involved in a child’s education benefit from higher self-esteem, perform better in school, have fewer behavioral problems and increase motivation.