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Past articles by Neil:

Family escapes Christmas Day fire in West Warwick

WEST WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) – A family in West Warwick escaped a fire that caused significant damage to their home Wednesday afternoon. The fire started around 12:45 p.m. in the home on Wakefield Street. Captain Paul McAllister of the West Warwick Fire Department said that there was heavy fire showing when firefighters arrived, and that […] → Read More

Remains of US soldier killed in Afghanistan returned to US

The remains of a 33-year-old American soldier killed in combat in Afghanistan have been returned to the United States, arriving at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. → Read More

Woman involved in Christmas Eve crash in Johnston dies

JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) – A woman involved in a crash in Johnston late on Christmas Eve has died from her injuries. Deputy Police Chief Joseph Razza said that the woman, whose name is being withheld until family is notified, died Christmas morning at the hospital. The crash happened at about 9:30 Tuesday night at the […] → Read More

Christmas Festival of Lights underway at La Sallette Shrine in Attleboro

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WPRI) – As Thanksgiving Day comes to a close, another Southern New England tradition is beginning – the Christmas Festival of Lights at La Salette Shrine in Attleboro switched on for the season Thursday evening. The display has been put on since 1953 and this year has grown to approximately half a million […] → Read More

Community rallies behind football coach diagnosed with liver cancer

Middletown and Portsmouth High Schools went head-to-head in their annual Thanksgiving Day football game this morning, but Middletown's coach is fighting a battle off the field after recently being diagnosed with liver cancer. → Read More

Nephew of slain main relieved, grateful, after suspect captured in Texas

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The nephew of a man killed earlier this month on Federal Hill says he’s sleeping a little easier now that the suspect is in police custody. Joel Francisco was captured at a motel in Texas more than two weeks after the murder of 46-year-old Troy Pine outside the Nara Hookah Lounge […] → Read More

Decision to eliminate pinning ceremony at Bristol Community College draws ire from students

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) – A decision by Bristol Community College to do away with a traditional pinning ceremony for graduates of the nursing program has been reversed after backlash from the community. The pinning ceremony marks the end of the nursing program: students dress in historic nursing uniforms and receive a pin marking their […] → Read More

Motorcyclist seriously hurt in wreck in Acushnet

ACUSHNET, Mass. (WPRI ) – A man was seriously hurt after crashing his motorcycle on a residential street in Acushnet Saturday afternoon. Police Chief Michael Alves told Eyewitness News that the crash happened at about 4:40 p.m. near the intersection of Michael Way and Wing Lane. The man was seriously hurt and taken to the […] → Read More

Patriots get back on track in second half to beat Redskins, 33-7

WASHINGTON (WPRI) – The Patriots overcame a terrible first half against the winless Washington Redskins Sunday afternoon, eventually pulling away for a 33-7 win. Washington’s Steven Sims Jr. opened the scoring on a 67-yard run before Tom Brady connected with Julian Edelman for a 6-yard strike on the next drive. But the New England offense […] → Read More

Patriots’ Antonio Brown accused of rape in Florida

Newly-acquired Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown is being accused of rape, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in Florida. → Read More

Car crashes into building in Cranston

Witnesses said Warwick police were chasing a car on Warwick Avenue before it wrecked Monday night. → Read More

Top cop in Central Falls taking new job at RIC

Chief James Mendonca is retiring from the Central Falls Police Department later this month. → Read More

Family still searching for answers on 10th anniversary of hit-and-run death

Ten years after a local woman was killed but a hit-and-run driver, her family continues to have hope that they'll find closure and justice. → Read More

Worcester firefighter dies in five-alarm fire

A Worcester firefighter died Sunday morning while battling a building fire. → Read More

East Greenwich Town Council fires Town Manager Gayle Corrigan

Corrigan's firing was expected after Democrats swept the Town Council campaigning against her leadership. → Read More

Garage destroyed by fire in Burrillville, home saved

Firefighters were able to stop a garage fire from causing much damage to a home in Burrillville Friday night. → Read More

Die-hards brave the cold for a head start on deals

It's cold out there - very, very, cold. But that didn't stop the die-hards from undertaking the annual Thanksgiving night tradition of claiming their spots outside retail stores to be first in line for Black Friday deals. → Read More

Local dancers participate in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

A team of local dancers participated in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City Thursday. → Read More

Police: K9 Nero has fully recovered after shooting

YARMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) - Nero, the police K9 who was wounded when his partner was shot to death back in April, has fully recovered from his injuries. → Read More

Man, dog rescued from Warwick house fire

A man was hospitalized after firefighters rescued him from a burning home Thursday night. → Read More