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 2021-05-09 01:05 

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Police: RI woman shot in leg in New York City's Times Square...

New York City police say three innocent bystanders including a 4-year-old girl who was toy shopping have been shot in Times Square and officers are looking for suspects....

 2021-05-09 00:38 

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Police: 3 hurt in Florida mall shooting as shoppers scatter...

Authorities say a shooting at a South Florida shopping mall that sent anxious shoppers running for cover has left three people injured....

 2021-05-09 00:29 

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Lincoln neighborhood on edge after police report multiple break-ins...

Lincoln police are reminding people to lock their doors and windows after concerning reports near Smithfield Avenue....

 2021-05-08 23:30 

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TSA screens 1.7 million travelers in a single day, highest number since beginning of coronavirus pandemic...

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials at U.S. airports screened more than 1.7 million people on Friday, May 7, officially making it the busiest day for passenger throughput since M......

 2021-05-08 23:27 

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Championship Saturday for RI high school football...

It was a season like any other, and finally the best teams have made it to this point, with three games scheduled for Saturday afternoon....

 2021-05-08 22:57 

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Local floral industry feels the impacts of Mother's Day...

Flowers and Mother's Day just go together....

 2021-05-08 21:13 

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Weather Now: Shower This Evening; Sunshine for Mother's Day?...

Chilly day here in Southern New England! If we've said it once, we've said it a thousand times, if you have a northeast wind with a cloud cover in the spring, it's chilly! We......

 2021-05-08 20:25 

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Lloyd Price, singer and early rock influence, dies at 88...

Lloyd Price, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998, was among the last survivors of a post-World War II scene in New Orleans that anticipated the shifts in popular music and culture ......

 2021-05-08 20:20 

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Obama dog Bo, once a White House celebrity, dies from cancer...

Former President Barack Obama's dog Bo died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the Obamas said on social media....

 2021-05-08 19:42 

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Biden move to share vaccine designed to spread US influence...

More than a month of internal debate led up to Biden's decision this week to endorse international calls to strip patent protections for vaccines....

 2021-05-08 19:40 

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As US reopens, campuses tighten restrictions for virus...

"You start to feel suffocated like I'm afraid to leave my room," University of Vermont freshman Patrick Welsh said in an interview on campus....

 2021-05-08 19:38 

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Boston's iconic Swan Boats return after a year off...

Boston's famous Swan Boats are again offering rides after being sidelined last year because of the pandemic....

 2021-05-08 19:35 

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Massachusetts mom wants outside review of Black teen's death...

Family members and activists are demanding answers in the death of a Black teen whose body was found near her home in a Boston suburb last month....

 2021-05-08 18:49 

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Major US pipeline halts operations after ransomware attack...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The operator of a major pipeline system that transports fuel across the East Coast said Saturday that it had been victimized by a ransomware attack and that it had halted all pipe......

 2021-05-08 18:44 

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Actress Tawny Kitaen, 'Bachelor Party' and Whitesnake video star, dies at 59...

Julie E. "Tawny" Kitaen, whose appearance in numerous Whitesnake videos made her a sex symbol in the 1980s, has died at 59....

 2021-05-08 17:52 

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Police: Man found dead near Cranston bike path believed to be homeless...

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — A 61-year-old man found dead Friday in Cranston is believed to have been homeless, according to Cranston Police Chief Michael Winquist. Winquist said on Saturday that ......

 2021-05-08 14:40 

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Norfolk bus driver arrested after students find loaded gun on school bus...

NORFOLK, Mass. (WPRI) — A school bus driver in Norfolk was arrested this week after students found his loaded gun onboard, according to police. David Tripp, 65, of Norfolk is charged with rec......

 2021-05-08 13:42 

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Norwegian Cruise Line threatens to skip Florida ports over governor's order...

Norwegian Cruise Lines is threatening to skip Florida ports because of the governor's order banning businesses from requiring that customers be vaccinated against COVID-19....

 2021-05-08 08:00 

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Nesi's Notes: May 8...

Your weekend briefing on local politics and more....

 2021-05-08 03:55 

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Seekonk wins Southcoast title over Fairhaven, 35-21...

Seekonk claimed the Southcoast Championship with a win over Fairhaven, 35-21....

 2021-05-08 03:43 

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May 7th HS roundup: Cranston West, Lincoln, North Attleboro baseball open season with wins...

(WPRI) On the opening weekend of the high school baseball season, Cranston West beat LaSalle 8-7 in 10 innings, Lincoln rolled Tolman 22-1, and North Attleboro beat King Phillip 4-2....

 2021-05-08 02:10 

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Woman, 83, among 2 injured in head-on Raynham crash...

An 83-year-old Taunton woman was seriously injured in a head-on crash in Raynham Friday evening....

 2021-05-08 02:04 

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Raynham man seriously burned while putting out apartment fire...

Firefighters were called to the Leonard Street apartment around 5 p.m....

 2021-05-08 01:41 

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Friday Night Blitz: Remaining teams prepare for Super Bowl showdowns...

The unusual spring high school football season will officially end this weekend, when the remaining teams will fight for the top spot in their divisions....

 2021-05-08 01:36 

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Investigation underway after man dies following interaction with Providence officers...

The Providence Police Department released body cam footage of an incident from early Friday morning following the death of the 34-year-old man involved....

 2021-05-08 00:04 

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New Bedford donut shop planning to reopen must change its name due to Middletown business' trademark...

Ma's Donuts in New Bedford, which closed in 2016, will soon be cranking out doughnuts once again, but under a new name....

 2021-05-07 23:54 

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Kidde smoke alarms recalled because they might not alert you to a fire...

The recall involves about 226,000 Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms....

 2021-05-07 23:36 

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$2M purchase and sales agreement signed for old North Providence public safety complex...

In an interview with 12 News Now at 4, Mayor Charlie Lombardi said a purchasing and sales agreement has been signed, and they are now waiting on a developer to determine what will go there....

 2021-05-07 23:20 

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High-powered Narragansett, Ponaganset meet in Division IV title...

(WPRI) The state's two highest scoring offenses, Narragansett and Ponaganset, meet in the Division IV championship on Sunday at Cranston Stadium....

 2021-05-07 23:20 

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Coventry, Johnston meet in Division III Super Bowl...

(WPRI) The two best teams in Division III will meet for a chance to win a championship on Saturday night at Cranston Stadium. Coventry and Johnston kickoff at 7 p.m. in a battle between two......

 2021-05-07 23:01 

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California man accused of selling fake vaccination cards...

The owner of a Northern California bar was arrested on suspicion of selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards to several undercover state agents for $20 each....

 2021-05-07 22:51 

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3 men arrested following months-long investigation into business break-ins, thefts...

Police believe one of the men is the mastermind behind a series of crimes that occurred around New England....

 2021-05-07 22:42 

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Monday at 5: Target 12 investigates a Lingering Layoff...

Target 12 has uncovered a high-paid state position that was supposed to be eliminated not once, but twice, and it's still on the books....

 2021-05-07 22:13 

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Body found in wooded area of Cranston...

Investigators were seen looking for evidence in the area of Oaklawn and Wilbur avenues....

 2021-05-07 22:10 

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'I am so happy': Nursing home residents plan outings with their family for Mother's Day...

Just ahead of Mother's Day, the R.I. Department of Health sent a memo to all long-term care facilities and nursing homes to encourage resident outings and visitation this weekend....

 2021-05-07 22:01 

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Police: Middle schoolers find Norfolk bus driver's gun on back seat...

A Norfolk bus driver was arrested Friday after middle school students found a gun on one of the seats Thursday afternoon....

 2021-05-07 22:00 

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From toothpaste to shampoo, Scituate middle schooler collects personal hygiene products for those in need...

Jason Polseno said the reason he chose to collect hygiene products is because he believes most people take them for granted....

 2021-05-07 21:47 

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DA's office investigating crash involving New Bedford city councilman...

The Bristol County District Attorney's office is investigating a crash involving a New Bedford city councilor last weekend....

 2021-05-07 21:30 

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'I'm going to find them': Cranston detective determined to solve 34-year-old murder case...

Investigators initially believed Donna Fisher had a medical emergency, but an autopsy later revealed she had been strangled....

 2021-05-07 20:56 

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Harris meets with Mexican president to discuss immigration...

The Biden administration says the latest numbers show border officials have a better handle of the migrant situation, particularly when it comes to unaccompanied minors....

 2021-05-07 20:14 

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Balloon causes thousands to lose power in Bristol, Warren...

Thousands of Bristol and Warren residents lost power Friday morning after National Grid said a Mylar balloon blew into a power line....

 2021-05-07 20:05 

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Mass. RMV warns of text message phishing scam...

Customers can spot these bogus text messages as a scam because they refers to the "DMV."...

 2021-05-07 19:57 

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Truck crashes through stone wall, sign in front of Cranston shopping plaza...

Police are investigating after a truck crashed through the stone wall in front of the Chapel View shopping plaza in Cranston Friday....

 2021-05-07 19:55 

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Gustave White Sotheby's listing: Carnegie Harbor Drive in Portsmouth...

This 5-bedroom, 7.5-bathroom home boasts beautiful views of the bay....

 2021-05-07 19:51 

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Newsmakers 5/7/2021: Vice President Kamala Harris...

A one-on-one interview with Vice President Kamala Harris during her visit to Rhode Island....

 2021-05-07 19:32 

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Justice Dept. rule would aim to crack down on 'ghost guns'...

The Justice Department on Friday released a proposed rule that would broaden the definition of a firearm, requiring some gun-making kits to include a serial number as the Biden administration moves......

 2021-05-07 19:18 

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3 charged in 2019 slaying of New Bedford teen...

Three people have been charged in connection to the shooting death of a teenager in New Bedford two years ago, according to Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn....

 2021-05-07 18:44 

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'I didn't think I'd be a match': Warwick man donating kidney to his best friend...

How far would you go to save your best friend's life? One Warwick man is donating his kidney....

 2021-05-07 18:28 

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NASA Mars helicopter heard humming through thin Martian air...

First came the amazing pictures, then the video. Now NASA is sharing sounds of its little helicopter humming through the thin Martian air....

 2021-05-07 18:16 

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RI nearing 1 million vaccine doses administered; positivity rate remains low...

The R.I. Department of Health reported 182 new positive cases and two additional deaths on Friday....

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