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Lloyd family sues Aaron Hernandez

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) – The family of Odin Lloyd has filed a wrongful death suit against former Patriot’s tight end Aaron Hernandez, acc…

“Buckles” Melise released from prison

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Just in time for the holidays, former Providence highway official Edward “Buckles” Melise has been released from a…

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 …

Blight battle rages in South Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Several Providence residents believe their complaints about discarded piles of garbage and dilapidated buildings a…

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…

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…

State visited Birch school in 2012

Education Commissioner Deborah Gist said the state recommended that changes be made at the Birch Vocational school in Providence a year befo…

Settlement reached in Birch school probe

The state of Rhode Island and the city of Providence will have to provide employment opportunities as well as transition services to develop…

Birch school settlement expected today

A news conference is scheduled for this morning regarding the federal investigation into Providence’s Birch Vocational School and sources te…

Deputy sued for courthouse assault

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – An internal hearing by the Rhode Island Sheriff’s Department has begun to investigate an alleged assault by a depu…