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 2020-02-18 04:52 

Pawtucket Times

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lucky For Life' game...

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the "Lucky For Life" game were:...

 2020-02-18 04:45 

Pawtucket Times

St. Raphael junior Dowdy reaches 1,000-point mark in rout of Bay View...

PAWTUCKET — St. Raphael juniors Amaya Dowdy and Tatum Forbes have played basketball together since they were in third grade, so it only made sense that Forbes would be the teammate who delivered the perfect pass for the Woonsocket resident......

 2020-02-18 04:42 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Alpha Diallo key to Friars stretch run...

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) If the Providence Friars want to make a run at a NCAA Tournament bid they'll need to continue to get performances from Alpha Diallo like the one he gave Saturday......

 2020-02-18 04:30 

Pawtucket Times

Big East punishes Friars with $5,000 fine for court storming...

PROVIDENCE There was about a minute remaining in Saturday night's Providence-Seton Hall game when PC athletic director Bob Driscoll looked to his left and saw major trouble brewing....

 2020-02-18 04:23 

Pawtucket Times

Winning numbers drawn in 'MassCash' game...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:...

 2020-02-18 04:15 

TheWesterlySun.com

Letter: Country is far better because of Trump...

More bluster, hot air and labeling from our friend Joseph Sciarillo, however, very little on substance. In Sciarillo's opening he wrote this: "I would add conditions are far worse because...

 2020-02-18 04:14 

TheWesterlySun.com

Letter: Thank you to the WARM Center for 'Pass the Guitar'...

A hearty thank you to the WARM Center for offering us yet another soulful retreat at Christ Church last Sunday. I, for one, have learned not to miss "Pass the...

 2020-02-18 04:12 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Pier 1 files for bankruptcy protection amid online challenge...

Pier 1 Imports Inc. — the once-trendy supplier of home goods like Papasan chairs and throw pillows — filed for bankruptcy protection Monday after years of sliding sales....

 2020-02-18 04:12 

TheWesterlySun.com

Letter: Heed the signs of heart disease...

February is American Heart Month — a time to bring greater awareness to heart disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S....

 2020-02-18 04:08 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Hometown Hero: Classical's Nina Karlin...

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) — This week's Cardi's Furniture & Mattresses Hometown Sports Hero is Nina Karlin. A year after helping Classical win their first Girls State Basketball Title in ......

 2020-02-18 04:01 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Amaya Dowdy notches 1-thousandth career point in St. Ray's win over Bay View, 62-33...

Amaya Dowdy notches 1-thousandth career point in St. Ray's win over Bay View, 62-33...

 2020-02-18 01:53 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Racing world takes to social media reacting to Ryan Newman crash at Daytona 500...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (WGHP/AP) — Many took to social media Monday night reacting to Ryan Newman's horrific crash on the final lap of the Daytona 500. Newman wrecked as the leader and cro......

 2020-02-18 01:52 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

China reports 1,886 new virus cases, death toll up by 98...

Mainland China reported 1,886 new virus cases and 98 more deaths for a total of 1,868 in its update Tuesday, following a report that 80% of cases have been mild, prompting guarded optimism from hea......

 2020-02-18 01:37 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Hamlin wins 3rd Daytona 500; Newman hospitalized...

Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500 for the third time when he beat Ryan Blaney to the finish line in the second-closest finish in race history....

 2020-02-18 01:37 

Providence Journal

R.I. State Police head pays tribute to retiring N. Smithfield chief...

"I would not be in the position I am in," says Supt. James R. Manni, "if it wasn't for the mentoring of people like Steve Reynolds."...

 2020-02-18 01:33 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Surviving a Stroke: Caroline's Story...

Caroline had a stroke on October 8, 2019. Now recovered, she's sharing her story in an effort to spread awareness of the warning signs....

 2020-02-18 01:27 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

La Salle's Jayme Decesare shining at Merrimack as a Freshman...

SMITHFIELD, RI (WPRI) Former La Salle Rams girls basketball star Jayme Decesare is quickly acclimating to college basketball. The Merrimack guards leads the Warriors in points for Freshman ......

 2020-02-18 01:25 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Denny Hamlin wins 3rd Daytona 500 in photo finish...

Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500 for the third time when he beat Ryan Blaney to the finish line in the second-closest finish in race history....

 2020-02-18 01:17 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Driver Ryan Newman rushed to hospital after horrific wreck at Daytona...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (WFLA/AP) — In a wild finish to the Daytona 500, Ryan Newman took a wild ride along the track when he crashed trying to hold onto the lead. Newman's car flipped seve......

 2020-02-18 01:13 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

PC still in desperation mode ahead of Georgetown game...

Fresh off that huge win over #10 Seton Hall, Providence College remains in desperation mode ahead of their game with Georgetown on Wednesday....

 2020-02-18 01:08 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

P-Bruins top Bridgeport, 3-2 for weekend sweep...

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) The Providence Bruins took care of Bridgeport on President's Day, 3-2 to secure the weekend sweep of the Tigers...

 2020-02-18 01:06 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Murder suspect killed in Florida standoff had lengthy criminal history in RI...

Rudy Arenas, 40, is believed to have shot and killed Orlando Riviera Sunday afternoon, according to Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd....

 2020-02-18 00:39 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Report: Memorial Hospital closure limited access to care, crippled neighboring ER...

"This supports everything we've all been saying," said Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien....

 2020-02-18 00:17 

TheWesterlySun.com

Meeting to be held on Rhode Island airport's master plan...

WARWICK (AP) — A public meeting has been scheduled to gather input on the master plan for Rhode Island's main airport....

 2020-02-18 00:14 

TheWesterlySun.com

Somers to hold 'Community Conversation' Tuesday night at Pawcatuck firehouse...

STONINGTON — State Sen. Heather Somers, R-18th District, will host a community conversation Tuesday night, Feb. 18, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Pawcatuck firehouse, 33 Liberty St., Pawcatuck....

 2020-02-18 00:12 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

State senator resumes push to change RI license plate design...

Sen. Lou DiPalma tells Eyewitness News the current plate design debuted in 1996 and was supposed to be replaced in 2006....

 2020-02-18 00:10 

TheWesterlySun.com

Police Logs: Monday, February 17, 2020...

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 2020-02-17 23:52 

Providence Journal

3 families displaced in Providence fire...

PROVIDENCE -- Sixteen people, including children, were no longer in their home Monday following a late-morning fire on Edgemere Avenue, authorities said.Firefighters went to 29 Edgemere Avenue just after 11 a.m. and found their way to a fiery window area ...

 2020-02-17 23:43 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Grand Rapids Olympian inks life story in Samoan tattoo...

Olympic discus thrower Alex Rose has a story to tell, and you can see it on the growing tapestry that adorns his powerful body....

 2020-02-17 23:41 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Providence fire displaces 16 residents...

Battalion Chief David Boch tells Eyewitness News the fire broke out on the third floor of the residence Monday afternoon....

 2020-02-17 23:00 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Neighbors decry Cranston mulch company shielded by 2013 law...

A Target 12 investigation shows how lawmakers helped create a 2013 law specifically designed to protect a Cranston company from disgruntled neighbors....

 2020-02-17 22:42 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Red Sox owners speak for first time since trading Betts...

Owner John Henry says he knows why Boston fans are angry the team traded the star outfielder....

 2020-02-17 22:12 

Providence Journal

Construction begins on new boat ramp in Charlestown pond...

CHARLESTOWN — The Department of Environmental Management and The Nature Conservancy have begun reconstruction of the boat ramp at Quonochontaug Pond.The existing ramp will be replaced by a 24-foot concrete boat ramp, and plans include installation o...

 2020-02-17 22:02 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Historic Plymouth Rock damaged by vandals...

The landmark, which famously has the year 1620 chiseled into it, was found Monday covered in red spray paint....

 2020-02-17 21:38 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

'Vexit': West Virginia Republicans encourage conservative Virginia counties to secede...

After the newly Democrat-controlled Virginia legislature removed Lee-Jackson Day, ratified the Equal Rights Amendment, and considered new gun regulations, some West Virginia Republicans are encoura......

 2020-02-17 21:34 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Community rallies around retired Charlestown firefighter who lost home to fire...

David Lamb, who has lived in Charlestown for more than 20 years, is well-known for his elaborate Christmas light displays....

 2020-02-17 20:33 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Live updates: Daytona 500 set to resume after rain delay...

The 62nd Daytona 500 is set to resume Monday afternoon after heavy rain forced it to be postponed over the weekend....

 2020-02-17 20:23 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

'Operation Hooked': Five facing drug, gun charges spanning three communities...

The investigation, dubbed "Operation Hooked," came to a head when a YouTube video surfaced featuring the suspects, police said....

 2020-02-17 20:08 

Providence Journal

DMV: Tesla plate has G2G...

The Division of Motor Vehicles is recalling a vanity plate on a Tesla that says "FKGAS."Paul Grimaldi, a spokesman for the Department of Revenue, said Monday that the plate was issued by a DMV employee "who is new to the plate order process.&#...

 2020-02-17 20:08 

Providence Journal

Drug arrests made in Scituate, West Warwick and Coventry...

After a months-long investigation into drug dealing and "illegal gun play," police in Scituate, West Warwick and Coventry say they orchestrated a coordinated search of six locations last week, resulting in four arrests."Several of the targets ...

 2020-02-17 19:17 

Providence Journal

Florida sheriff criticizes R.I. authorities after SWAT team fatally shoots murder suspect...

POINCIANA, Florida — A Florida SWAT team fatally shot a murder suspect early Monday after investigators say he pulled a gun on them after barricading himself inside a house.Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said his SWAT team first shot Rudy "Short...

 2020-02-17 18:52 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Double DUI suspect ordered held without bail...

Patrick Cahill, 61, was pulled over and arrested by state police twice in the same day....

 2020-02-17 18:47 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

PHOTOS: Meet the drivers in Monday's Daytona 500...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It's going to take another day to determine the winner of the Daytona 500. NASCAR's season-opening race was postponed following a second rain delay, pushing the event int......

 2020-02-17 18:38 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

PHOTOS: President Trump's trip to the Daytona 500...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump gave an election-year embrace to NASCAR and its fans Sunday when he became the second president ever to attend the Daytona 500. The presidential mo......

 2020-02-17 18:05 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Daytona 500 resumes without president, pomp, packed house...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The president is gone. So are the clouds, the long lines and most of the crowd. The Daytona 500 was scheduled to resume Monday afternoon after "The Great American Race" w......

 2020-02-17 17:25 

Providence Journal

Man with RI ties fatally shot by SWAT team in Florida...

POINCIANA, Florida (AP) — A Florida SWAT team fatally shot a murder suspect early Monday after investigators say he pulled a gun on them after barricading himself inside a house.Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said his SWAT team first shot Rudy "...

 2020-02-17 17:21 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Autism Awareness seatbelt covers now available in Massachusetts...

The Velcro patch attaches to the chest strap of a seatbelt. For parents of a child with autism, it is a comfort in the event of a car crash....

 2020-02-17 17:19 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Police searching for missing Cranston woman, 87...

Virginia Bunker moved to Rhode Island last week to live with her daughter, according to police....

 2020-02-17 17:00 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

'Thank you for an amazing 9 years': Betts bids farewell to Boston...

"The way you welcomed me in like family, the bonds that will last a lifetime, and the banner that will hang forever," he said in a video posted to social media....

 2020-02-17 16:53 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Live at 1pm ET: Analysis, updated odds to win rain-postponed Daytona 500...

Co-hosts Dan Lucas and Kevin Connolly are joined by #66 driver Timmy Hill, currently sitting in tenth place after twenty laps, to breakdown the postponement's impact on the race on Countdown ......

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