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Fall River Man Pleads Guilty In “Black Money” Scheme

A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to defrauding another man out of $100,000 in a so-called ``black money'' scheme.

Saah Johnson, of Fall River, entered his plea Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Providence

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Missouri Man Faces Sentencing In RI Teen Sex Case

Defense lawyers are seeking a 10-year prison sentence for a Missouri man who pleaded guilty to taking a teen from Massachusetts to a motel in Rhode Island to sell her for sex.

30-year-old Stephen Ardrey of Springfield, MO faces sentencing in U.S. District Court today on charges of trafficking a minor and transporting a minor to engage in sex.

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New Bedford Police

“Soccer Mom” Minivan Used In New Bedford Heroin Deliveries, Driver Arrested

A Providence man is under arrest in New Bedford after police say he was making heroin deliveries in a minivan.

According to Detective Captain Steve Vicente, police developed information that a 2001 Honda Odyssey was being used to make heroin drops in the South End of New Bedford

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Police: Murder-Suicide In Pawtucket Apartment

Pawtucket police say a Massachusetts man shot his way into an apartment in the city, killed the resident and then shot and killed himself.

Maj. Arthur Martins tells The Providence Journal that 43-year-old Robert Amado, of Carver, Massachusetts, attacked 45-year-old Timothy Robillard on Monday night after spying through the man's bedroom window

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Injured Circus Performers Plan Lawsuit

Seven circus acrobats injured in a Providence performance plan on suing for their injuries.  They fell up to 30-feet last month when a "human chandelier" trick went horribly wrong.

On Tuesday at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, four of them and their attorney announced the lawsuit will be filed once the investigations are completed

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Sears Manager Pleads Guilty To Fraud

The former operator of a Sears Outlet Store in Middletown, Rhode Island has pleaded guilty in U.S. Federal Court to defrauding the company of more than $150,000.  Fifty-three year old Joseph Kilty of Wakefield, Rhode Island entered the plea Thursday in federal court in Providence

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Brown Won’t Discuss Emma Watson’s Graduation Guard

A Brown University spokesman says he is unable to answer questions about why Emma Watson had an undercover armed guard with her during graduation ceremonies.

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Conditions Of Circus Acrobats Improving

A second acrobat injured in an accident at a Rhode Island performance of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has been upgraded to fair condition.

Rhode Island Hospital says that Stefany Neves was upgraded to fair condition Thursday. Tw

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Breaking: Circus Performers Injured

A number of news sources are reporting that Providence Fire and Rescue are responding to the Dunkin Donuts Center where an unknown number of circus performers fell from rafters during a show Sunday afternoon

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Assonet Man Charged With Murder In Providence

An Assonet man has been arrested and charged with murder, following a fight last weekend on Federal Hill in Providence. 

Twenty-nine year old Eric Souza appeared in Providence District Court on Monday and was ordered held without bail

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