The school department is accused of failing to investigate criminal misconduct.
Eyewitnesses told police Daniel E. Lafayette, 53, knocked the girl out of the way after he dropped his tokens on the floor.
The case received widespread attention when the starving year-old dog was found with fractures, a stab wound and a split tongue.
Police later found the suspect’s car about 100 feet into a wooded area, near the site where the victim was struck.
Police allege Odilio Benique attacked the two men after they tried to stop him from stealing tires and rims from their backyard on Welcome S…
Ryan Lebrun, 24, of Pawtucket, was sentenced on Monday in Providence federal court for possessing and distributing child pornography.
Prosecutors said Paul Monteiro lured the girl from a group home in Rhode Island in 2015 to work as a prostitute in New Jersey.
The charge carries up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.
Police say Scott Rego fatally stabbed Kristina Reis during a fight in their Fall River home back in May.
Det. Jeff Majewski said Philip Lafond, 53, will be arraigned at Fall River District Court sometime Monday.
Seekonk Police confirm one person has died following a single-car crash Sunday night.
One man was shot and another stabbed during a disturbance downtown Sunday morning.
78-year-old Richard Higgins was arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol, 3rd offense, after police say he struck a 12-year-old…
Police say the victim, a West Warwick man in his 40’s, was seriously hurt in the crash.
Both victims suffered nonlife-threatening injuries.
The man was seen tampering with the ATM at the Citizens Bank branch on East Avenue, according to police.
The victim told police the suspect came out of a home on Elmwood Avenue, pointed a gun at his head and stole his wallet and cell phone.
The incident took place Wednesday at Brookside Conservation Trail off American Legion Highway, according to police.
Police believe the Park Avenue incident may be gang-related and that the victim was targeted.
Rhode Island State Police said they seized crack cocaine and a pistol – which was later found to be stolen – from the vehicle.
Abdul Abdullah pleaded guilty to statutory rape in 2005 in Georgia and moved back to Rhode Island after serving a six-month sentence.
A Warwick man who was out on bail after a May crash that killed a pedestrian is back behind bars.
Police were called to a series of incidents early Friday morning.
Ronald Whitmore, 46, of Bristol, New Hampshire, was arrested following an incident Monday night on Wheeler Street.
A widow and her son finally have answers as to what happened to New England mob associate accused of killing police chief.