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Past articles by Brandon:

Woman says she lost $250,000 in cryptocurrency scam that started on dating app

The woman has a master's degree and considers herself a smart and competent woman but admitted even she was not prepared for what happened. → Read More

Police: Murder victim’s girlfriend was on phone with 911 when son fired fatal shot

Prosecutors say Adam Castonguay's girlfriend was hiding in a bedroom and overheard the entire ordeal. → Read More

Dunkin’ Donuts Center to serve as mass vaccination site; testing ends Friday

The Health Department reported 450 new positive cases on Friday, along with three additional deaths. → Read More

RI Dept. of Health to provide COVID-19 update at 1 pm; 496 new cases, 11 deaths reported

Rhode Island health officials are expected to provide an update on the state's COVID-19 vaccine rollout during their weekly briefing Thursday afternoon. → Read More

Man, 49, charged with murder of Lincoln couple

Timothy McQuesten, 49, faces two counts of first-degree murder. → Read More

2 suspicious deaths under investigation at Lincoln home

Police say a woman was found dead inside the Main Street home, while a man was taken to the hospital where he later died. → Read More

Police ID victim of deadly Providence shooting as search for scene continues

Providence police continue to investigate the city’s first homicide of the year. → Read More

COVID-19 hospitalizations top 400 in RI as 2nd field hospital opens

The state is averaging more than 50 new hospital admissions per day, the data shows. → Read More

‘She was never afraid’: Friends remember nurse killed in hit-and-run

An off-duty nurse pulled up to the scene of a rollover crash this past weekend to help those involved, only to get hit and killed herself. → Read More

Providence police body cam videos show aftermath of officer-involved moped crash

Gonsalves' family was shown video footage over the weekend of officers administering Narcan to Gonsalves, according to Jude Kerrison, the family's attorney. → Read More

Providence police release video of girl’s abduction as search for suspect continues

Police say the incident took place in the area of Grover and Merino streets around 3 p.m. Monday, just after the girl got off the bus. → Read More

Police investigating deadly shooting in Cranston

The incident occurred around 4 a.m. near the intersection of Harris Avenue and Cranston Street — just a few blocks from the Cranston Police Station. → Read More

Raimondo to make RI schools announcement at 1 pm; 167 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths since Friday

Raimondo is expected to announce how public schools in Rhode Island will reopen. Monday was supposed to be the first day of class for students in the Ocean State until the start date was pushed back to Sept. 14. → Read More

Two families displaced after fire ravages Providence home

Crews responding to a home on Longmont Street near Admiral Street around 3 a.m. found the front of the building engulfed. → Read More

RI delegation to hold 11:15 am news conference urging protection of Postal Service

In response to what they’re calling “systemic sabotage” of the Postal Service by President Donald Trump and U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Reps. Jim Langevin and David Cicilline will hold an event Tuesday outside of the Corliss Street Post Office in Providence. → Read More

RI bars must close at 11 pm starting Friday night

Raimondo has signed an executive order stating that bars must close at 11 p.m. This does not apply to people who want to drink while eating dinner at a table. → Read More

Dr. Fauci, Brown scholars to discuss nation’s challenges with COVID-19

Brown School of Public Health dean Dr. Ashish is hosting an online forum with Dr. Anthony Fauci to discuss the challenges and responsibilities facing public health scholars during the pandemic. → Read More

Woman rescued from burning Warwick home

Firefighters returned to a home on Royal Avenue around 2:30 a.m., just a few hours after they extinguished the fire that originally broke out. → Read More

Outdoor dining at RI restaurants allowed to begin today

The return to more normal services in Rhode Island will look anything but normal as outdoor dining is set to begin on Monday. → Read More

Mass. State Police searching for suspect who kidnapped child, 5, during car theft

Police are now actively searching for a silver 2007 Honda Accord with MA license plate US117D. → Read More