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New Woonsocket police chief officially sworn in

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Former Providence police officer and deputy Chief of Police Thomas F. Oates III was sworn in as the police chief for Woonsocket Thursday morning. 154 more words

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Multi-family Woonsocket home damaged in fire

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — An investigation is underway after a multi-family home in Woonsocket went up in flames late Sunday night.

The five-alarm fire broke out at about 10:30 p.m. 236 more words

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Father seeks answers after teen is shot, wounded by police

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A Woonsocket man¬†faced a judge¬†Monday after he was shot and wounded by police over the weekend.

According to Woonsocket Police Chief Thomas Oates, officers were dispatched to the area of Elm Street at about 1:30 a.m. 295 more words

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Woonsocket suspect shot in officer-involved shooting

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Woonsocket police tell Eyewitness News that an officer was involved in a shooting with a suspect early Sunday morning.

The incident happened in the area of Read Street after 1:30 a.m. 257 more words

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Suspect wanted for several burglaries in elderly woman's home

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) – Woonsocket police are trying to locate the man accused in several burglaries at an elderly woman’s home.

Nicholas Clement, 26, is currently homeless and has been seen riding a white mountain bike carrying a dark-colored backpack in the Woonsocket area. 106 more words

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Officials: Man dies in Woonsocket police custody

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — State and local authorities are investigating after a man collapsed and died while in police custody.

According to police, 46-year-old Dondi Willis collapsed inside the police station on Monday morning while waiting to be taken to court. 50 more words

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SD - Officials Continue Search For Woman Missing Nearly 3 Years | keloland.com

Officials recently searched a small area of land near an irrigation ditch in Beadle County for a Woonsocket woman who disappeared under suspicious circumstances nearly three years ago. 32 more words