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West Haven man arrested for illegally collecting unemployment benefits

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A West Haven man was arrested today and charged with fraudulently collecting more than $7,000 in unemployment compensation benefits.

Samuel Andujar was arrested by Inspectors from the Unemployment Compensation Fraud Unit in the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney and charged with one count each of larceny in the first-degree by defrauding a public community and unemployment compensation fraud. 59 more words


Middletown Man Tries To Lure Kids With Candy From Bus Stop

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) – Parents a warning to remind your kids to never take anything from a stranger and never get in a car with them. 152 more words


Police: Cranston student kept handgun in locker

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — A 15-year-old student brought a handgun into Cranston High School West Monday and kept it in his locker, according to Cranston police. 71 more words


Caretaker charged with rape allowed to remain on school grounds while awaiting trial

A school caretaker charged with child rape has been allowed to remain living on school grounds while he awaits trial, leaving parents furious.

Steven Garrott, 57, denied two counts of sexual assault and thee counts of attempted rape on a girl under 13 at Cambridge Crown Court earlier this month. 454 more words


PD: 34-year-old Groton woman arrested for alleged sexual assault of 14-year-old

GROTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Police have arrested a 34-year-old Groton woman following a month-long investigation into a sexual assault.

Groton police arrested 34-year-old Dawn Kerr on Friday. 64 more words


Man pleads guilty to killing his mother in Narragansett

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — A man was sentenced to life in prison Friday for murdering his own mother at her Narragansett home.

Robert Taylor pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the killing of Allison Taylor, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced. 473 more words


Doc: Four RI men given immunity in gangland slaying case against former mob boss

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Four Rhode Island men have been granted immunity by federal prosecutors in a murder case against a former mob boss.

Joseph DeLuca, brother to imprisoned mobster Robert “Bobby” DeLuca, mob associates Charles “Harpo” Garabedian, Richard Cinquegrana and William Ricci, have been granted immunity by prosecutors in a case pending against Francis “Cadillac Frank” Salemme, according to a court document filed… 490 more words