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Past articles by Jacob:

Seekonk police look to ID fraud suspect

Police allege the man stole a purse in Providence and used the credit cards to make purchases. → Read More

Dartmouth PD nab suspected serial shoplifter

Dartmouth police arrested a man they said was well known for previous shoplifting incidents. → Read More

Newport police searching for shooting suspect

Newport police have identified a suspect involved in a shooting on Tuesday. → Read More

Water bottles, holiday lights recalled due to injury risk

Water bottles, holiday lights and children's xylophones were recalled this week. → Read More

Coventry police save overdose victim during unrelated drug bust

Police were able to save an overdose victim which happened to be near the scene of a Coventry drug bust officers were conducting. → Read More

TruPet recalls meal enhancer due to possible Salmonella contamination

TruPet is recalling a limited amount of Boost Me Mighty Meaty Beef Topper Meal Enhancer products due to a potential Salmonella contamination. → Read More

Former Correctional Officer sentenced for drug trafficking

Bristol Count District Attorney Thomas Quinn said Stephen Lebreux, 43, was caught dealing heroin in his hometown of Swansea back in 2016. → Read More

Bike share program launches in New Bedford

A new bike-share program launched in New Bedford Thursday to provide residents and visitors with a new way to get around. → Read More

Bryant University debuts new mascot, Tupper II

The 15-minute reception was the first public appearance for the 12-week-old English bulldog. → Read More

Johnston police searching for fraud suspects

Police said the pair found a bank card in an ATM and used it to make unlawful purchases. → Read More

Instacart grocery-delivery service expanding across RI

The grocery-delivery service Instacart announced it will expand its service into the East Bay area. → Read More

Providence man arrested for drug delivery near Day Care

Police said Dsean Amado, 27, was arrested after police received a report of routine drug distribution happening near a day care on Tiogue Avenue in Coventry. → Read More

Piping plovers return to RI for warmer weather

Piping plovers have returned to Rhode Island and will spend several weeks finding new places to nest on state beaches. → Read More

Bill Clinton coming to Providence to promote new book

"A Conversation with President Bill Clinton" will be held at the Dunkin' Donuts Center on June 15 at 8 p.m. → Read More

AAA survey finds distracted driving concerns are increasing

More and more motorists admit that distracted driving is becoming a bigger concern among the growing dangers on the road. → Read More

Ocean State Job Lot to open new location in Woonsocket

Ocean State Job Lot will soon be opening a new location to revitalize Woonsocket's Diamond Hill Road Area. → Read More

Buttonwood Park Zoo mourns loss of beloved bison

The Buttonwood Park Zoo announced Tuesday that one of the Zoo's female bison has passed away. → Read More

Fall River firefighter's hat stolen on St. Patrick's Day

A Fall River fire lieutenant is asking the public for help finding his dress hat, which was stolen while he was in Newport for St. Patrick's Day. → Read More

East Bay Bike Path to be resurfaced this spring

RIDOT will be removing cracks and resurfacing 12 miles of the East Bay Bike Path. → Read More

Cat food recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

Radagast Pet Food, Inc. is recalling Rad Cat Raw Diet chicken and turkey recipe cat foods because they could be contaminated with Listeria. → Read More