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Providence firefighter accepts punishment for gesture


Providence firefighter Khari O’Connor has been punished for his gesture during a protest, but the city agrees he was not gesturing directly at the burning of an American flag, Target 12 has learned.

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2012 file photo, a Food and Drug Administration Agent stands at the doorway of New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Mass., as investigators work inside. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes, File)

Home confinement ordered for ex-pharmacy officials

A federal judge on Friday ordered home confinement and GPS monitoring for two former officials with a now-defunct Massachusetts compounding pharmacy at the center of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and sickened more than 750 others across the country.

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Rescue a Pet: Brady the cat

Brady was found in Germany as a stray by a military family. He’s missing a bit of his back leg and needs to be indoors.

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Police: 5-year-old boy found dead wasn’t abducted

The death of a 5-year-old boy is being treated as a homicide after investigators determined a caretaker lied when she told them he had been abducted from an Albany-area home by two masked men, New York authorities said Friday.

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Flu Resource Guide

The signs and symptoms of the flu, plus vital information you need to prevent the spread.

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Police: Man busted with 60 pounds of pot

Rhode Island State Police say they busted a California man with about 60 pounds of marijuana and more than $15,000 in cash during a traffic stop.