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Mother of shooting suspect: 'He's such a good kid'

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A teenager accused of shooting and injuring four people in Woonsocket last week has been ordered held without bail.

Zackary Alvarado was arraigned Monday on a slew of charges, including four counts of assault with a dangerous weapon. 384 more words

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Police: Woonsocket shooting suspect turns himself in

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police say the man suspected of shooting four people overnight in Woonsocket has turned himself in.

Zackary Alvarado, 19, turned himself in Friday after an warrant was issued for his arrest. 371 more words

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Woonsocket DMV closes due to power outage

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — The Division of Motor Vehicles branch in Woonsocket was forced to close Tuesday afternoon due to a power outage in the area. 57 more words

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Woonsocket City Council upholds cuts

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — The Woonsocket City Council voted to override a line item veto issued by Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt.

The council had originally voted to cut approximately $813,000 from the city’s $134.9 million budget proposal. 161 more words

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Woonsocket man sentenced to prison in home invasion, 'drug-rip'

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A judge has sentenced a Woonsocket man to thirteen-and-a-half years in prison for his role in a home invasion, shooting and ‘drug-rip,’ or theft of drugs, according to the office of U.S. 119 more words

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Month-long heroin investigation nets 14 arrests

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A month-long heroin investigation by Rhode Island State Police has culminated in the arrests of 14 suspects.

Members of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force focused their efforts on the trafficking of heroin in the greater Providence area. 529 more words

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Report: sleeping pill given to baby who died in Connecticut

DANIELSON, Conn. (AP) — A police report says an 8-month-old Connecticut girl whose parents are charged in her death was given a potent sleeping pill in her bottle the night before she died. 119 more words

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