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Past articles by Kacie:

East Providence Fire Chief announces retirement after 33 years

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — After nearly 33 years of service at the East Providence Fire Department, Chief Oscar Elmasian has announced his retirement. As chief, Elmasian secured a $215,000 fire prevention grant which aims at advancing education initiatives and gain new equipment for the department. Elmasian also held a number of certifications, and has […] → Read More

Ruby Tuesday restaurant in Attleboro abruptly closes

Another local Ruby Tuesday restaurant has closed, apparently for good. → Read More

1 dead, 2 seriously injured in North Attleboro stabbing

The DA’s office said the incident occurred at a home on Birch Road just before 9 p.m. Thursday evening. → Read More

Providence business damaged after car rams into building

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A local business was damaged after a car rammed into it Monday night. The incident happened at Bob’s A&A Auto Parts on Huntington Avenue, right off Route 10 near the Cranston city line. The building has been deemed unsafe by a business inspector. Owner of the business, Amado Velasquez, said he […] → Read More

Cranston fire under investigation

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Fire crews responded to a fire in Cranston early Friday morning. It happened around 3 a.m. on Cranston Street. Officials said a mobile camper located at the back of the property caught on fire. The flames had mostly burnt out by the time fire crews arrived on scene. No one was home at the time of the incident and there were no injuries. → Read More

Police investigating Providence home invasion

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A home invasion that took place in the Silver Lake section of the capital city is under investigation. Police confirmed that a home invasion took place early Tuesday morning. Eyewitness News crews saw a large police presence on Cleveland Street, off Laurel Hill Avenue, just after 5 a.m. It’s unclear if […] → Read More

Car crashes into tree in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are investigating in Pawtucket after a vehicle crashed into a tree. The crash happened at the intersection of Power Road and Owen Street when a vehicle ran off the road around 12:30 a.m. Monday. The vehicle sustained severe damage. It’s windshield was damaged and the front portion of the car […] → Read More

Providence to host 43rd annual PrideFest

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The capital city is gearing up for the annual Rhode Island Pride celebration this weekend. Festivities will kick off Friday night with downtown bars and restaurants holding different events. One of the marquis events is PrideFest. It’s being held on Saturday afternoon from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. More than 200 […] → Read More

One taken to hospital after Providence shooting

The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. on Sackett Street, near Broad Street. → Read More

Fire destroys pickup truck in Cumberland

The fire broke out at an auto body yard on Ryan Avenue around 5 a.m. Tuesday. → Read More

Cranston bear sighting prompts school lockdown

Hope Highlands Middle School has been placed on lockdown due to a bear sighting nearby. → Read More

Red Cross assisting families after Providence fire

The Providence fire chief said it took crews less than 30 minutes to control the fire. → Read More

Man shot by bow and arrow in Providence

The victim told police he was talking to a friend in a parking lot off Hartford Avenue when he was hit. → Read More

Crews on scene of hazmat situation in Attleboro

The incident caused streets to be closed down from Maple Street to Pearl Street. → Read More

Police investigate shooting near Providence-Cranston line

A large police presence was seen outside of the Zona Nightclub nightclub on Niantic Avenue overnight. → Read More

Police searching for Warwick liquor store burglary suspects

Surveillance video shows two suspects breaking through the glass front door of Haxton's Liquors on Bald Hill Road on Sunday. → Read More

DMV's online, AAA services will be offline this weekend

The agency will be connecting to an interstate license and identification verification system. → Read More

Local animal control director traveling to Ukraine for rescue effort

The Chernobyl disaster happened back in 1986 but the country is still feeling its effects. → Read More

Several rescued from Bourne apartment building fire

The fire is said to have started on the first floor before moving to the second floor. → Read More

State Police respond to rollover, then second incident with fire truck

Police responded to reports of two vehicles allegedly racing, which led to one rolling over early Tuesday morning. → Read More