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Pawtucket Cops: Man stabs teen during fight with ex-girlfriend

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — An 18-year-old man was seriously hurt Tuesday after somehow getting caught up in the middle of a physical altercation between a West Warwick man and his ex-girlfriend. 132 more words


Pawtucket home destroyed by fire Saturday

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) – Pawtucket firefighters battled a major house fire Saturday morning.

The house on Whittier Road caught fire around 5 a.m. Saturday and was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived. 69 more words


Ethics Commission dismisses case against Pawtucket mayor

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Ethics Commission has dismissed a complaint filed against Pawtucket’s mayor over the city’s hiring of one of his tenants in 2011. 108 more words


After traffic nightmare on I-95, RIDOT reverting lanes back

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — I-95 and Route 146 in Providence saw significant delays throughout the morning on Tuesday due to a new traffic pattern instituted by the Rhode Island Department of Transpiration (RIDOT). 314 more words


Police break up sophisticated pot-growing operation in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police this week busted a massive marijuana-growing operation that spanned across state lines.

Between Wednesday and Friday, investigators executed search warrants at three commercial buildings in Pawtucket and discovered an elaborate system used to grow and distribute the drug. 195 more words


7 arrested in tri-city narcotics bust

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WPRI) — An investigation into large-scale drug operations in three cities has resulted in at least seven arrests.

Investigators executed search warrants last Friday at apartments on Pine Street in Central Falls, Violet Street in Providence, and Melrose Avenue in Pawtucket. 326 more words


Humbling experience: Pawt. volunteer heads to help Matthew victims

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — “It gives you great pause when you’re face to face with someone who has lost everything.”

Tempie Thompson, the executive director of the Rhode Island chapter of the American Red Cross, is likely to face more of those victims this week, as she joins about 35 other volunteers from Rhode Island and Connecticut who have deployed to South Carolina to help in areas devastated by Hurricane Matthew. 164 more words