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Former Cranston police chief arraigned on domestic charges

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) – The former chief of the Cranston Police Department faced a judge Tuesday morning after being charged by his former police force with domestic simple assault and domestic disorderly conduct last month. 201 more words


Flames erupt from Cranston chicken coop

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) – Police are investigating after a chicken coop at a private residence caught fire late Thursday.

Flames could be seen pouring out of the structure behind a Pleasant Street home around 11:30 p.m. 14 more words


Cranston police credit vest with saving officer's life

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — A Cranston police officer who was stabbed multiple times by a suspect is now recovering thanks to an important part of his uniform. 270 more words


RI women to plead guilty to mail fraud in PA

SCRANTON, Pa. (WPRI) — Two Cranston women accused of using an address in Pennsylvania and a phony ATM card to steal more than $50,000 have reached plea deals with federal prosecutors. 109 more words


Cranston man charged with stabbing officer during violent encounter

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Cranston police have a man in custody following a violent encounter in which an officer was stabbed.

Police received a call Monday from someone who said Luis Anthony Silva was outside of his residence yelling, swearing and kicking a vehicle. 521 more words