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JWU students held without bail in sex assault case

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Two of the four Johnson & Wales University students arrested in a sexual assault case faced a judge Wednesday.

Mohammed Aljohani and Tareq Alharbi are both charged with first-degree sexual assault in connection with an incident in Pawtucket last Friday. 280 more words


JWU students charged with sexually assaulting women in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Four Johnson & Wales University students have been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting two women in a Pawtucket apartment last week. 345 more words


Pawtucket police looking for assault suspect

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — After a reported violent attack Sunday night, police in Pawtucket are looking for a man accused of choking and assaulting a woman. 92 more words


Tow truck procession honors driver who died after crash

LINCOLN, R.I. (WPRI) — Tow truck drivers from all over the Northeast gathered Friday to pay respects to a fellow tow operator who died this week. 259 more words


Guatemalan national sentenced to prison for trafficking

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Pawtucket man has been sentenced to federal prison for trafficking heroin.

U.S. District Court Chief Judge William E. Smith on Wednesday sentenced 37-year-old Jorge Franco to 60 months in prison. 90 more words


Driver dies after serious crash in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — One of the drivers involved in a serious crash in Pawtucket Wednesday afternoon has died, city police confirm.

According to police, a pickup truck collided with a sedan just after noon near the intersection of Newport and Gill Avenues. 81 more words


Pawtucket man dies three weeks after truck crash

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A Pawtucket man involved in a serious crash on I-95 in Connecticut has succumbed to his injuries more than three weeks later. 237 more words