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“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…

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…

Target 12: Who is ‘Baby Shacks’?

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – “Baby Shacks.” “Baby Shanks.” “Baby Face.” “The Professor.” “The Old Man.” Luigi Manocchio has had a lot of allege…

A Target 12 Special: Bonded Vault

Target 12 investigator Tim White reveals new information about the 1975 Bonded Vault heist that he uncovered during a three-year investigati…

Secrets of Bonded Vault heist revealed

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Barbara Oliva looked down the shiny steel barrel of the .38 special, and had one simple question for the man at th…

Probing Pensions: The Double-Dippers

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – It’s a good deal if you can get it: collecting a pension and a public paycheck at the same time. It’s called “doub…