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Warrant issued for suspect in Woonsocket robberies

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A Woonsocket man has been identified by police as a suspect in a recent string of armed robberies in the city. 184 more words


Police investigating armed robberies in 3 communities

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police in three local communities are investigating a string of armed robberies and whether or not the crimes are connected.

In several of the incidents, the suspect was caught on surveillance cameras wearing black clothing, a ski mask, and light-colored gloves, leading investigators to believe it may be the same suspect. 272 more words


Phantom Gourmet: Ciro's Tavern In Woonsocket, R.I.

WOONSOCKET, Rhode Island (CBS) — From the outside, Ciro’s Tavern in Woonsocket Rhode Island looks a lot like an old English castle.

And on the inside, the dark woods, stained glass, and knight in shining armor might make you feel like a member of King Arthur’s Court. 320 more words


Rhode Island now has its first national park

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — It took nearly 10 years, but now the Blackstone River Valley Historic Corridor, which stretches from parts of Providence up into Worcester, has officially been designated a national historic park with the help of Rhode Island’s Senior Sen. 446 more words


Man pleads guilty to shooting romantic rival

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A Woonsocket man has admitted to shooting a romantic rival during an argument.

According to Attorney General Peter Kilmartin, 28-year-old Lorenzo Hicks-Hinson pleaded guilty Monday to felony assault and weapons charges. 54 more words


$2,500 worth of goods stolen from Woonsocket youth center

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Woonsocket Police say they have two suspects on their radar as they investigate a break-in at a city youth center.

Community Care Alliance is tightening up security after it says thieves broke in and stole $2,500 worth of belongings, including a flat-screen television, a cell phone, money and several gift cards. 222 more words


Woonsocket seeks new spot for DMV

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — The City of Woonsocket is actively seeking proposal bids for a new DMV Registry location.

City officials say the DMV is looking for proposals for approximately 5,500 square feet for commercial office customer service space. 102 more words