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Cranston police: 3 juveniles brought handguns onto school property

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Three juveniles have been arrested on multiple weapons charges after an investigation by the Cranston Police Department.

In a statement released Tuesday night, police said that the probe began after the Cranston Police School Resource Officer received word that a student had a handgun Monday on school property of Cranston High School West (not necessarily in the building) during an athletic event. 366 more words


Police ID victim of fatal Cranston crash

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Using DNA to make a positive identification, police have released the name of the man who died in a fiery crash in Cranston… 106 more words


Dave's Marketplace to open new location in 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A locally owned and operated supermarket is expanding in Rhode Island.

Dave’s Marketplace will be opening it’s tenth Rhode Island location on Pontiac Avenue in Cranston… 247 more words


No bail for man accused of twice targeting woman in wheelchair

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — A Cranston man arrested twice in two days on charges he targeted same wheelchair-bound woman twice won’t be getting out of jail anytime soon. 198 more words


Man accused of assaulting woman in wheelchair arrested 2nd time

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — A Cranston man arrested Tuesday on charges of physically assaulting a woman in a wheelchair and threatening a responding police officer was taken into custody a second time about 24 hours later. 259 more words


Pair accused of trying to steal medical supplies from CVS

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) – Police are trying to locate two suspects wanted following a shoplifting at the CVS on Reservoir Avenue Tuesday.

Cranston Police say that at 5:00pm, Eric Lemire, 26, and Calvin Freund, 40, tried to remove a large amount of medical supplies from the CVS. 57 more words


Cranston’s 17th century ‘Major Thomas Fenner House’ oldest dwelling in Providence County

It’s not too hard for Richard Arthur Fenner to imagine how his earliest immigrant ancestors lived – he owns one of their homes. The Major Thomas Fenner House, located off Plainfield Street in Cranston was built in 1677, and Richard Fenner found out about its existence through his genealogical research. 1,533 more words

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