MONDAY AT 5 // It’s been almost a year since a frightening escape from a local prison. At the time, neighbors were frustrated and angry. Why weren’t they told an inmate was on the loose?

Decades ago, prison officials promised a better system to warn the community – but did they deliver? Target 12 Investigator Tim White takes a closer look Monday on Eyewitness News starting live at 5 on WPRI 12.

Reducing the risk of dryer fires

Target 12 Investigates

According to the U.S. Fire Administration, there are about 2,900 dryer fires across the U.S. each year.