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Suspicious packages prompt investigations at Woonsocket High, RIC

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A scene at Woonsocket High School has been cleared after a suspicious package prompted an evacuation Thursday.

Police and the bomb squad responded to the school after a suitcase was left outside near the entrance, according to Det. 182 more words


Confessed child killer will get new hearing

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Joshua Davis, convicted in 2008 of the May 2006 kidnapping, molestation and murder of 8-year-old Savannah Smith of Woonsocket, will get a new day in court — for a hearing on evidence. 215 more words


Woonsocket to clear cars from unauthorized salvage yard

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Woonsocket residents have been complaining for years about a major eyesore on Knight Street, and a judge has cleared the way for the city to do something about it. 260 more words


Woonsocket man pleads not guilty to killing girlfriend

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A Woonsocket man charged in the death of his girlfriend pleaded not guilty in court Wednesday.

The judge ordered Alvin Huggins held without bail on one count of domestic murder. 159 more words


Man injured by power saw at Woonsocket construction site dies

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — The man who was injured in an industrial accident in Woonsocket two weeks ago, has died.

Woonsocket Police Det. Jamie L. Chamberland confirmed the death for Eyewitness News Tuesday morning. 37 more words


Woonsocket man pleads guilty to federal drug charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP/WPRI) — A Woonsocket man authorities say regularly drove to Texas and Florida to obtain cocaine and heroin that he brought back to New England to sell has pleaded guilty to federal drug and gun charges. 123 more words


CVS Minute Clinics Reach 1,000 Stores Nationwide

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health announced on Thursday that the organization reached a milestone, opening its 1000th walk-in medical clinic. The Washington, D.C. MinuteClinic opened on Dupont Circle joining its predecessors in a 15-year march across 31 states and the District of Columbia. 182 more words