Amanda Pitts, WPRI 12

Amanda Pitts


Providence, RI, United States

Contact Amanda

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Unknown
  • WPRI 12

Past articles by Amanda:

Bishop Connolly to close due to significant drop in enrollment

Bishop Connolly High School will close for good at the end of the school year due to a continued drop in enrollment, according to the Diocese of Fall River. → Read More

Warwick police searching for driver of cargo van that damaged parked car, house

Warwick police are asking for the public’s help in searching for the driver of a white cargo van they said backed into a resident’s driveway, hitting their car and pushing it into their garage door before driving off. → Read More

Red Cross helping 41 Rhode Islanders displaced by house fires

The American Red Cross has been working around the clock to help 41 Rhode Islanders who have been displaced by fires in the past week. → Read More

RI National Guard member killed in Exeter crash

The soldier was assigned to the 56th Troop Command, according to a spokesperson for the National Guard. → Read More

Providence firefighters stop boat fire from spreading to home

Fire crews were called to Alabama Avenue shortly after 3 p.m. and arrived to find the 23-foot boat in flames. → Read More

Mt. Washington records coldest wind chill in U.S. history

MT. WASHINGTON, N.H. – Mount Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast, recorded the coldest wind chill in the history of the United States on Friday when an arctic air mass hit New England. According to the Mount Washington Observatory, a new record-low air temperature was recorded on Friday at -40 degrees Fahrenheit as of […] → Read More

Seekonk promotes deputy chief to lead department

SEEKONK, Mass. (WPRI) — The town of Seekonk has appointed a new police chief. David Enos was promoted by the Seekonk Board of Selectmen during their meeting Wednesday night. The Seekonk Police Department announced the promotion in a Facebook post. Enos has worked for the department for the last 19 years and has been serving […] → Read More

Vigil planned in Duxbury after mom charged with killing 2 kids

A vigil will be held Thursday night for a Duxbury family after a mother was charged with reportedly murdering two of her children. → Read More

5 tractor-trailer trucks damaged by fire in Pawtucket

An investigation is underway after five tractor-trailer trucks caught fire in Pawtucket Thursday afternoon. → Read More

Fall River daycare broken into twice in 2 days

Police were first called to the Pumpkin Patch Childcare Center on South Main Street on Saturday, after a reported break-in. → Read More

Police: Targeted home invasion sends Cranston man to the hospital

Police were called shortly before 11 p.m. to a home in Cranston for a report of gunshots being fired back and forth in front of the home on Smith Street. → Read More

Woman alerts neighbors to fire at Providence apartment complex

The call came in just before 4 p.m. Friday from Stephen Hopkins Court on the city’s East Side. → Read More

Police searching for missing 12-year-old North Kingstown girl

Police are asking for the public’s help finding a 12-year-old girl who was reported missing in North Kingstown Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

1 seriously injured in Fall River shooting

Police are investigating a shooting in Fall River that left one person seriously injured Thursday afternoon. → Read More

Antisemitic note found at Brown RISD Hillel

The note was left in the reception area of the Weiner Center and discovered by staff on Sunday afternoon. → Read More

First Lady Jill Biden throws support behind McKee, Dems in RI visit

First Lady Jill Biden touched down at T.F. Green International Airport Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Search underway for 2 armed home invasion suspects; 1 arrested

Police have arrested one suspect and are looking for two others believed to be responsible for an armed home invasion in Cranston Friday afternoon. → Read More

Police investigating ‘suspicious death’ in Charlestown

Detectives are investigating a suspicious death in Charlestown, according to Rhode Island State Police. → Read More

Man dies after jumping into North Smithfield reservoir

Divers recovered the body of a missing swimmer in North Smithfield Wednesday evening. → Read More

Car crashes through outdoor seating at Warwick clam shack; 2 hurt

Two people were rushed to the hospital Friday after a car drove through the outdoor seating area at Tommy’s Clam Shack in Warwick. → Read More