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Past articles by Samantha:

Julian Edelman sends special gift to Coventry cancer patient

COVENTRY, R.I (WLNE) —Patriots wide-receiver Julian Edelman sent a very special gift to a woman in Coventry battling breast cancer for the second time. Marlene Allen tells ABC 6 News she got a pack... → Read More

Nathan Carman represents self in NH courtroom

Nathan Carman represented himself during a pre-trial hearing in a Concord New Hampshire Courtroom Monday morning. "I am not comfortable being here either I do not want to be representing myself,” ... → Read More

New class of antibiotics discovered by RI Hospital researchers

Researchers from Rhode Island Hospital have discovered a new class of antibiotics that could one day combat superbugs. The hope is that this scientific breakthrough will save lives in the years to... → Read More

Man charged with animal cruelty in Smithfield faces judge

One of the men charged after hundreds of animals were found living in squalor in a Smithfield home earlier this week faced a judge on Thursday. Michael Williams was held... → Read More

Opioid Crisis: Gov. Baker looking to crack down on fentanyl

BOSTON, MA (WLNE) —Governor Charlie Baker is looking to go after drug dealers peddling fentanyl. He wants to strengthen Massachusetts laws to help police crack down on the dangerous synthetic drug.... → Read More

Opioid Crisis: Trump calls for death penalty

President Trump vowing to get serious when it comes to the Opioid crisis. He outlined his new plan during a speech in Manchester, New Hampshire Monday afternoon. "We will defeat this crisis,” said... → Read More

Cumberland boy's speech goes viral

CUMBERLAND, R.I. (WLNE) — A tearful speech given by an 8-year-old boy from Cumberland following his last hockey game of the season is now going viral. In the speech, the second grader tells his tea... → Read More

Dogs rescued from Korean meat trade heading to RI

Eight dogs rescued from the Korean dog meat trade will soon be heading to Rhode Island. The RISPCA will be taking the animals as part of a new partnership with the Humane Society International. "O... → Read More

Power outages reported in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Power outages have been reported across the region during Tuesday's snow storm including in Providence. At one point Tuesday around 2,000 customers on the East Side and i... → Read More

Nearly 200 outages reported in Coventry

COVENTRY, R.I. (WLNE) — As of 2 pm Coventry is reporting nearly 200 National Grid Outages. An update posted by the Coventry EMA warns residents that outages can be expected through the afternoon a... → Read More

2 dogs, 2 ferrets killed in Seekonk fire

SEEKONK, M.A. (WLNE) — Flames broke out in a barn right next to a large colonial on County Street in Seekonk around 10:15 Tuesday morning. → Read More

UPDATE: Cranston sunglasses thief turns himself in, faces Larcen

CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) —The Cranston Police Department Motorcycle Unit is asking for the public’s help to find a man accused of stealing sunglasses from an officer on a call at the Nardolillo Funera... → Read More

UPDATE: Gov. extends tractor-trailer ban until 8 pm

CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) — Governor Gina Raimondo is urging all Rhode Islanders to stay off of the roads as this March storm intensifies. She provided a briefing from the Rhode Island Emergency Manage... → Read More

UPDATE: RIPTA to suspend service

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — 28 RIPTA routes have been detoured as a result of the March snow storm. The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority says that Routes 13, 18, 21, 29, 30, 49, 50, 51, 54, 55,... → Read More

Gillette Stadium: "The snow fell in torrents"

FOXBORO, M.A. (WLNE) — The snow fell in “torrents” at Gillette Stadium. The official twitter page of the stadium @GilletteStadium posting that comment with a picture showing the iconic home of the ... → Read More

UPDATE: Many without power in New Bedford

As Tuesday's storm continues to make its way into the region, many parts of New Bedford are without power. Peak wind gusts in the city were recorded earlier in the day at 60 mph. → Read More

UPDATE: R.I. State Police Colonel: The storm is far from over

Rhode Island State Police Col. Ann Assumpico is urging people to stay off the roads warning that travel conditions remain treacherous as heavy snow and high winds make their way through the region → Read More

Braving the elements for coffee

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) —Hard core Southern New Englanders are not letting Tuesday's snow stop them from getting a cup of coffee. “We were going to drive around until we found one that was open,” ... → Read More

PPAC cancels "An American in Paris" for Tuesday night

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The Providence Performing Arts Center has canceled Tuesday night’s performance of “An American in Paris.” Ticket holders to the show are asked to call the PPAC Box Office... → Read More

Providence Emergency Management Agency closely monitoring snow

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) —The Providence Emergency Management Agency is closely monitoring conditions in the city as the snow continues to intensify. At EMA officials are keeping a close eye on pow... → Read More