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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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