Jack Perry, Providence Journal

Jack Perry

Providence Journal

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Past articles by Jack:

Winter isn't done: Powerful storm will bring snow, rain, could knock out power in RI

A powerful coastal storm starting tonight and continuing into Wednesday morning will bring strong wind, rain and snow to the region. → Read More

RI woman recounts flight with man accused of trying to stab flight attendant

East Greenwich resident Lisa Olsen didn't get scared until she saw the ranting passenger charging toward the front of the plane. → Read More

Roger Williams Park Zoo plans 'summer of dinos' with dinosaur exhibit, special presentations

Roger Williams Park Zoo's "immersive, walk-through" dinosaur exhibit is an example of the zoo's expanding its offerings beyond the traditional. → Read More

RI's largest nonprofit gave away $83 million in grants in 2022, its second-highest total

The Rhode Island Foundation awarded $83 million in grants to about 2,400 nonprofit organizations in 2022, the foundation announced. → Read More

Once lost, this rediscovered Cranston burial plot may hold a Revolutionary War veteran

Andrew Grover and others want to make sure a historical cemetery he rediscovered on a hike gets proper recognition. → Read More

Despite acquittal in shooting of teen, Pawtucket moves to fire Daniel Dolan

Pawtucket will move to fire police officer Daniel Dolan, who was cleared last month of criminal charges in shooting a teenager, Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien announced. → Read More

An Owl entangled in fishing line dangled from a Narragansett bridge. How it was rescued

Alerted by onlookers, environmental police officers rescued an owl caught in fishing line and suspended from a Narragansett bridge. → Read More

Sexually transmitted infections are increasing in Rhode Island. Here's what to know.

Sexually transmitted infections have increased in Rhode Island and across the country. Local expert Dr. Philip Chan provides some insight and answer. → Read More

Born without front legs, RI pup to play in Sunday's Puppy Bowl

Born without front legs on Christmas Day 2021, Joey was adopted by a Tiverton couple and will play in Sunday's Puppy Bowl. → Read More

State investigating after swan shot, killed on Warwick's Gaspee Point

It's illegal to hunt swans in Rhode Island. Responsible party could face charge, fine of up to $5K → Read More

Cold case solved by Cumberland Police: 'Yes, (Scarlett), there is a Santa Claus'

DNA tests were inconclusive, but Cumberland PD kept digging until they ID'ed the man in red. For Scarlett Doumato, it was Christmas all over again. → Read More

Warming centers are opening around Rhode Island. Here's where to find one.

With "dangerously cold" arctic air moving into the region, the state, cities, towns and organizations are opening warming centers to keep people safe. → Read More

We just had the third-warmest January on record, but this weekend will be dangerously cold

After a warm January, Southern New England will get a bitter taste of cold as the temperature should drop below zero overnight Friday. → Read More

Driver dies after SUV hits house in Cranston

A driver died after an SUV hit two other vehicles and struck a house on Dyer Avenue Wednesday night, the Cranston police said. → Read More

Dr. Megan Ranney to leave Brown, lead Yale School of Public Health

During the dark early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ranney emerged as one of the most recognizable faces and deeply knowledgeable voices in the fight. → Read More

Burrillville company recalls 52,000 pounds of sausage products due to infection concern

A Burrillville company is recalling nearly 53,000 pounds of sausage products due to possible contamination. → Read More

Runaway dog shot and killed in E. Providence. Now, police are asking for the public's help.

A husky named Niko ran away from its East Providence home last week and later died after suffering a pellet or gunshot wound to his head. → Read More

A romance scammer stole $660K from a Wakefield resident. Now, she's going to prison for it.

A Texas woman will serve more than six years in federal prison and forfeit a Bentley and other "stolen luxuries" for a $2.5 million romance scam. → Read More

Central Falls woman, 25, dies in crash on Route 95

A Central Falls woman died early Monday morning when the car she was driving rolled over and hit a tree. → Read More

Is Santa real? Cumberland girl, 10, hopes DNA test on cookie, carrots will settle it

A Cumberland girl, 10, thinks she knows how determine whether Santa Claus is real. She's asked the police to test a cookie Santa left behind for DNA. → Read More