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Portsmouth teen singer wows Fenway faithful with her voice and strength

BOSTON (WPRI) — She brought Red Sox fans to their feet, and tears to their eyes.

It was a 7th inning stretch to remember when Hannah Wertens took the field on Tuesday to sing God Bless America. 399 more words


Pearland Food Truck Fridays bring tasty combos to keep your tummy satisfied

PEARLAND, Texas — Fridays have become a little more “foody” in Pearland.

This week, organizers hosted the first ever “Pearland Food Truck Fridays” at the VFW Post 7109. 94 more words


Full circle for once-abducted baby Macayla Rose, now a new mom herself

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Her life began with the white hot focus of breaking news.

Macayla Rose was about 11 hours old when she was abducted from her mother’s Women & Infants Hospital room by a woman posing as a nurse. 409 more words


All aboard! NewsFix visits Mr. McKinney's one-of-a kind Houston history bus

HOUSTON — Take a trip through historic Houston with Mr. McKinney’s Historic Houston and the new Houston History Bus.

NewsFix hopped aboard for the inaugural ride. 95 more words


No more desks! Humble teacher transforms 2nd grade classroom into fun, funky paradise

HUMBLE, Texas – School doesn’t start for another three weeks in Humble, but one classroom at North Belt Elementary has already aced a makeover. Jotina Buck transformed her second grade room into a flexible seating zone, ditching traditional chairs and desks for a variety of seating choices. 102 more words


Stanley's celebrates 85 years with 85-cent burgers

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WPRI) – Stanley’s restaurant in Central Falls celebrated 85 years in the business Sunday by dishing up 85-cent hamburgers.

The restaurant had a line of people out of their door all day, waiting to get inside and get an open table. 127 more words


This is 91, for a retired cop who's punishing Father Time

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — The next time you think you’re too tired to go to the gym, think about the life led by Octavio Pragana. 320 more words