Kait Walsh, WPRI 12

Kait Walsh

WPRI 12

Providence, RI, United States

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Recent:
  • WPRI 12
Past:
  • NEWS10 ABC
  • WWLP-22News
  • WOOD TV8
  • CBS 17

Recent articles by Kait:

Police ID woman killed in Attleboro house fire

12 News saw the medical examiner’s office on scene. → Read More

RI’s new soccer team to unveil name, logo at 10 am

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — As the state pushes to build enthusiasm over a soccer stadium being built in Pawtucket, Rhode Island’s United Soccer League (USL) team is set to reveal its name and logo on Monday. The 10 a.m. unveiling will be held at the Blackstone Valley Visitors Center. (Story continues below video.) Then, officials […] → Read More

Hurricane Fiona brings rough surf to Southern New England

Waves are expected to grow in size breaking between 5-9 feet in the surf zone. → Read More

Live: RI officials to break ground on Tidewater Landing project

A controversial project in Pawtucket is taking a major step forward Friday morning. → Read More

2022 Newport Jazz Festival honors founder George Wein

NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) – The soulful, syncopated rhythms of sweet jazz music filled Fort Adams and the surrounding Newport Harbor, beckoning thousands to Newport’s annual Jazz Festival, one week after thousands braved a heat wave for the Newport Folk Festival. Central to both festivals was founder George Wein, who died last year. His memory was […] → Read More

Pawtucket police investigating after 3 people shot

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) – Three people are being treated with non life-threatening injuries after they were shot on Lonsdale Avenue Friday night. Pawtucket Police Sergeant Christopher Lefort said it appeared the shooting was targeted and that the public is not in danger. However, no arrests have been made yet. The shooting happened around 10 o’clock Friday night. The investigation is ongoing. → Read More

LIVE: Biden arrives in Somerset for climate event

Air Force One is expected to land at T.F. Green Airport Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Beloved Boy Scout camp in Massachusetts forced to close

The lights are off in the dining hall and the windows are shuttered at Camp Cachalot, a refuge for New England Boy Scouts since the 1940s. → Read More

Home collapses in Cranston fire

Crews are on the scene of a large fire in Cranston early Friday morning. → Read More

27th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk held in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The American Cancer Society’s 27th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Providence walk was held in Providence Sunday morning. The 5k walk raises funds to benefit survivors and patients of breast cancer. “I am a 7th year breast cancer survivor.” Elvira Patano bravely shared her story to inspire others, to […] → Read More

Providence Police: 3 people shot inside Revel Lounge

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Three people are in stable condition at Rhode Island Hospital following a shooting early Sunday morning. Providence Police Commander Thomas Verdi says two men and a woman were shot inside Revel Lounge and Bistro on O’Connell Street at 1:50 a.m. Sunday. Verdi said when officers arrived to the scene, they found […] → Read More

McKee to sign multiple bills related to the ongoing opioid epidemic

PROVIDENCE, R.I (WPRI) — Gov. Dan McKee will be ceremoniously signing a few bills related to the ongoing opioid epidemic Friday morning. One of those bills would give the green light for Rhode Island to possibly become the first state in the country to open a “harm reduction center” which is a place that people […] → Read More

WATCH LIVE: McKee, health officials hold COVID-19 briefing at Johnston High School

Getting more students vaccinated will be the topic of discussion at the state's COVID-19 briefing Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Johnston Town Council OKs proposal to build Amazon distribution center

The Johnston Town Council has officially signed off on a proposal that allows for the construction of a massive Amazon distribution center. → Read More

Man in hospital for months battling COVID-19, gets out in time for Father’s Day

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — A Fall River man, who had been in the hospital with COVID-19 since December, is now back home, just in time for Father’s Day and was able to spend the day with his two children. Since Christmas Eve, David Rochester was in the hospital, battling complications from the illness, saying […] → Read More

Massachusetts preparing for remaining COVID restrictions to be lifted

All industry-related restrictions will end, capacity will increase to 100% across the board, and the limit on social gatherings will also be lifted. → Read More

Man killed in early morning crash in West Greenwich

WEST GREENWICH, R.I. (WPRI) – A 45-year-old man from New Hampshire was killed in a single-car crash on I-95 South by Exit 6 early Saturday morning, according to Rhode Island State Police Lieutenant John Charbonneau. Police were called to the scene of the crash around 3:30 a.m. They’re still investigating the cause of the crash. […] → Read More

Officials find missing 72-year-old man alive

The search is set to continue Thursday morning in Fairhaven for a missing endangered man. → Read More

1 killed, 1 seriously injured in West Warwick house fire

The incident occurred around 3 a.m. on New London Turnpike near the corner of Claire Street. → Read More

How a sweet potato brought joy to a school community

CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) – Sweet potatoes are said to have many nutritional properties to strengthen the body, but what about the soul? A discovery of 6.5 pound sweet potato at Earthcare Farm in Charlestown is bringing a smile to many faces in the Meadowbrook Waldorf School community. The private school in Richmond was devastated in […] → Read More