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Cops: Girls 'embellished' details of suspicious photographer

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police say the suspicious man who was reportedly taking photographs of two young girls in Pawtucket last week wasn’t suspicious at all. 113 more words


Pawtucket police create 'safe zone' for online transactions

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Pawtucket police have created a new service for residents to safely meet and complete transactions made through websites such as Craigslist. 130 more words


Pleasant PawSox palace

I see little reason after a half-season of public discussion of the plan to move the Pawtucket Red Sox to a proposed stadium in downtown Providence to get off the fence. 357 more words


Man robbed of sneakers and cell phone

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) – Pawtucket police are searching for a third suspect in an early morning robbery Friday.

Police tell Eyewitness News, a 25-year old man connected with an 18-year old female online and went to meet her at her Coleman St. 78 more words


Pantyhose-wearing man robs Pawtucket store

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Pawtucket police are asking the public for help in finding a suspected armed robber.

According to police, the suspect was wearing pantyhose over his head when he robbed the 147 Mart on Prospect Street on Saturday. 52 more words


PawSox want $4M a year from RI for Prov. stadium

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox have finally put some meat on the bones of their proposal for a downtown Providence stadium – and they want $4 million a year from Rhode Island taxpayers to subsidize it. 1,431 more words


Clerk fends off Pawtucket robber with plastic claw arm

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A convenience store clerk says he fended off a robber recently with a mechanical arm used for reaching things on high shelves. 223 more words