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Rhode Island, circa 1947

Here’s a video of a nine-minute promotional film on Rhode Island, the smallest state in the union – though the state with the nation’s highest per capita production of industrial goods. 142 more words


Child abuse suspect in court again to face abuse charges in 2012 case

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — For the second time this week, a Woonsocket man was in court to face child abuse charges.

Kristopher Bernier, 25, appeared in Family Court Wednesday morning where he pleaded not guilty in a Woonsocket child cruelty/neglect case from 2012. 250 more words


Man charged with beating infant, father speaks out

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A Woonsocket man is facing first-degree child abuse charges after police said he repeatedly slapped his roommates’ five-month-old child.

Police said they were called to 120 East St. 431 more words


1 arrested, 1 at large in Woonsocket double shooting

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police have made an arrest in a recent double shooting in Woonsocket as they continue to search for a second suspect. 140 more words


Watch out: Fake 'movie money' spreading to Woonsocket, say police

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — You must examine cash closely, local law enforcement is warning.

Woonsocket police said Monday they’d had one report recently of a delivery driver being given so-called “motion picture money.” It looks very similar to the real thing, but reveals its purpose all too well on its face: “This Note Is Not Legal,” printed in a bottom left corner, and instead of “The United States of America,” it reads “For Motion Picture Use Only,” among other clues. 132 more words


Man accused of videotaping woman at Woonsocket gym

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A man is accused of using a cell phone to videotape a woman changing at the Planet Fitness on Diamond Hill Road. 21 more words