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Credit: Fall River Police
Credit: Fall River Police

Fugitive Wanted In Fall River Arrested In Providence

 

A man wanted on kidnapping and indecent assault charges in Fall River was arrested Thursday morning in Providence.

Detective J.D. Costa says Rhode Island State Police received a tip from someone who spotted 33-year-old Robert Scott near Greely Street in Providence after seeing him on a news broadcast.

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compujeramey,flickr

With Airline Industry Changes, Passengers Vanish At Green

With fewer nonstop flights, airline seats and take-offs, the number of passengers at T.F. Green Airport has declined by 40 percent in nine years.

The Providence Journal reports that experts say there's nothing wrong with the airport, but it's been hurt by changes in the airline business

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Declining Passenger Numbers At Green Airport

With fewer nonstop flights, airline seats and take-offs, the number of passengers at T.F. Green Airport has declined by 40 percent in nine years.

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Providence Will Not Host Indy Car Race In 2015

Indy cars won't be zooming through the streets of Providence anytime soon.

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Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe - Police confront protesters in Boston.
Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe - Police confront protesters in Boston.

Ferguson Protests Spill Into New England

According to multiple reports, demonstrations in response to last night's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO has spread across Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

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Getty Images

Man Draws 2 Years For Killing Ex-Girlfriend’s Dog

A Providence man who was convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend's Chihuahua puppy has been sentenced to two years in prison.

Area media report Luis Laboy was sentenced yesterday in Superior Court

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Fall River Justice Center
Fall River Justice Center

Rhode Island Men Plead Guilty in Attleboro Slaying

Two cousins from Rhode Island have pleaded guilty for their roles in the drug-related slaying four years ago of an Attleboro man.

Jose Polanco was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday after pleading guilty in Fall River Superior Court to charges including second-degree murder and home invasion in the June 2010 death of Dylan Adams

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Youtube

“Buddy” Cianci Loses Mayoral Bid to Elorza

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Providence mayor and two-time felon Buddy Cianci has lost his comeback bid to Democrat Jorge Elorza.

Elorza defeated the independent Cianci and Republican Daniel Harrop on Tuesday

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Date Rape Drug Reported In Sexual Assault At Brown University

A Brown University student reported to campus police she was sexually assaulted after she and another student drank an alcoholic punch with a suspected date-rape drug at a fraternity party.

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Sailboat With Five Aboard Towed In Rhode Island Sound

The U.S. Coast Guard is towing a sailboat to Newport after it became disabled in rough seas.

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