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Feds investigating train, tractor trailer collision

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Railroad workers returned to Woonsocket Thursday after a train collided with a tractor trailer.

Crews were seen working in and around a signal box near the intersection of River and Fairmount Streets, where the crash occurred at about 10 p.m. 395 more words


Train collides with tractor trailer in Woonsocket

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Emergency crews were on the scene after a train and a tractor trailer collided in Woonsocket.

The crash occurred just before 10 p.m. 210 more words


Fatal car crash involving a black bear kills a Rhode Island man

WINDSOR, New York (WPRI) — New York state police are investigating a fatal car crash involving two vehicles, who swerved to avoid a black bear, killing a Rhode Island motorcyclist. 161 more words


Deli closes due to lack of 'motivated and friendly' employees

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — The owner of J’s Deli has closed his location in Woonsocket because he says he can’t find enough quality workers to keep it running properly. 234 more words


Woonsocket man arrested on child porn charges

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A Woonsocket man has been charged with transferring and possessing child pornography, Colonel Steven O’Donnell of the Rhode Island State Police has announced. 88 more words


We Are Made of Stories

As I stood on the porch of the triple decker and listened to their stories, tears came to my eyes.

The girl who quit school after grade eight because she didn’t have the proper clothes for high school. 322 more words


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