Young swimmer battles rare stroke

CHARLESTOWN, MA. (WPRI) – Emma McPherson was churning up the water at swim practice when a one in about 9,000 chance hit the third grader an…

Local bullying song hits back on internet

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) – Tough guys get bullied too. Just ask rising star Jesse James who grew up in Pawtucket, but is now chasing his hip h…

The rise and fall of Aaron Hernandez

Once a red hot pro athlete, now former Patriot Aaron Hernandez stands accused of first degree murder. Eyewitness News goes back to his homet…

Target 12: Hospital fires sex offender

Hospital officials have terminated a convicted sex offender who worked within Rhode Island and Hasbro Children’s Hospitals. The Target 12 In…

Heather’s Journey: Six months later

(WPRI) — In the six months since the day her life changed forever, Newport resident Heather Abbott has marked each milestone with a smile. G…

Pats honor Heather Abbott before game

FOXBORO, Mass. (WPRI) – The New England Patriots took time to honor several amputees before Thursday night’s game with the New York Jets. Am…