A holiday gift that’s a cut above

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) Carl sat in the makeshift barber chair in the Harrington Hall men’s homeless shelter, and reflected on his days on the…

This dog has Sonar for helping veterans

BRISTOL, R.I. (WPRI) Sonar works a room like a rock star, using his personality to coax smiles and laughs out of every military veteran in h…

Hope grows in local remembrance garden

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) On the less traveled side of the Providence River walk, rests a path that no parent wants to walk. The stories behin…

Navy vet searches for SEAL chip’s owner

Swansea, MA. (WPRI)  Ralph Nicotra made a promise to himself during his six years in the Navy, committing to always helping a serviceman in …

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…

Victim of abuse works for DCYF overhaul

Street Stories

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Nicholas Alahverdian claims he was beaten everyday while he was in Department of Children, Youth and Families cust…