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Past articles by Shaun:

Police ID brothers killed in Cranston fire

The single-family home on Whitewood Drive was engulfed in flames when first responders arrived around 2:40 a.m. on Feb. 24. → Read More

PPAC unveils 2023-2024 show lineup

PPAC President and CEO J.L. “Lynn” Singleton and PPAC Board Chairman Joseph W. Walsh, Esq., will hold a news conference at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday to announce the 2023-2024 Broadway season. → Read More

18-year-old hurt in Glocester rollover crash

Police said the woman lost control of the vehicle while driving on Keach Pond Road around 7:15 a.m. → Read More

North Providence police collect donations for earthquake victims

Police said Rhode Islanders donated 55 boxes’ worth of clothing, food, diapers and hygiene products. → Read More

DEM: Dead swan found in Warwick was not shot

The DEM believes the swan may have been weakened by bird flu then killed by a coyote. → Read More

Police: Deadly crash stemmed from hit-and-run

A 25-year-old woman was killed in the crash, and police are still working to identify a second person who died. → Read More

2 killed in Providence crash

The vehicle caught fire after hitting the wall at the intersection of Pine and East Franklin streets, according to police. → Read More

Man shot, killed in South Providence

Police say they have a person in custody following the shooting on Burnside Street. → Read More

Man accused of killing wild turkey with branch in Attleboro

The man told police he used a stick to ward off three turkeys and didn’t intend to kill one of them. → Read More

24-hour CVS robbed in Pawtucket

Several officers were seen collecting evidence inside the store around 3:30 a.m. → Read More

Warwick police launch design contest for new charity patches

Warwick police are asking children and teens to help them design new patches which will be sold as part of a fundraiser this spring. → Read More

Swan shot dead in Warwick

The DEM said it’s working to find out if the bird was shot accidentally or on purpose. → Read More

Police ID hiker found dead in Burrillville pond

Police say she is a practicing child psychologist in Holliston, Mass. → Read More

Missing Pawtucket man located; Silver Alert canceled

Raymond Gosselin, 61, was last seen around 6 a.m. in the area of Pleasant Street, police said. → Read More

Suspect in deadly Providence shooting held on $75K bail

A bail hearing was held Tuesday for 36-year-old Rufus Watson, who faces several firearms charges in the death of Jennie Jensen last week. → Read More

WPRI 12, PPAC hosting blood drive today

The first 50 donors will get a $10 Piezoni’s gift card. → Read More

RI leaders kick off plans for Army-Navy game weekend

“America’s Game” will be played Dec. 9 at Gillette Stadium, and the city of Providence has been chosen to serve as the de facto headquarters for the U.S. Naval Academy that weekend. → Read More

Pawtucket police officer found not guilty in off-duty shooting of teen

Emotions ran high in the courtroom Thursday afternoon as the jury foreperson announced the verdict. → Read More

Man dies after being hit by 2 cars in Woonsocket

The 49-year-old was crossing Cass Avenue just after 8 p.m. Sunday when he was struck, according to police. → Read More

Watch in full: Gov. McKee’s State of the State address

Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee’s first full term in office kicked into high gear Tuesday night as he delivered his annual State of the State address. → Read More