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Past articles by Melanie:

Police investigating New Bedford deadly shooting

A homicide investigation is underway in New Bedford, police confirm. → Read More

Fire breaks out at Pawtucket apartment

Officials say the flames started around 1:30 a.m. in a vacant unit. → Read More

Crews respond to serious Freetown crash

The crash occurred around 8:15 a.m. Tuesday on Route 140 North and there are serious injuries, according to the MassDOT. → Read More

Police looking for driver who struck, killed cyclist near RI border

Police say the vehicle involved is described as a dark grey Toyota SUV. → Read More

Police respond to report of shots fired in Providence

An investigation is underway following a report of shots fired in Providence overnight. → Read More

Man charged in Pawtucket shooting

Police say a vehicle was shot at Saturday night in the area of Bullock and Harrison streets. → Read More

Former Patriots star charged after fight at California restaurant

Willie McGinest is facing two felony charges for his alleged role in a December brawl at a California restaurant. → Read More

Pawtucket school reopens following pipe bursts

For the first time in a month, students from Henry J. Winters Elementary School will be back in the classroom on Friday. → Read More

LIVE: Feds announce health care fraud investigation in RI, MA

The investigation is said to involve an addiction treatment chain and a rapid response program to help patients being treated for opioid use disorder. → Read More

Car hits pole, pedestrian in Providence

Police say the driver suffered a medical emergency. → Read More

Providence police investigating deadly weekend shooting

Major David Lapatin told 12 News a 24-year-old man died after he was shot several times. → Read More

Local fan’s story brings Olympian Mary Lou Retton to tears

Lisa Keswick is a former gymnast who was on her way to the top until she suffered third-degree burns as a child. → Read More

Route 79 permanently closes in Fall River

If you’re driving through Fall River you may see a new traffic pattern. → Read More

Crews respond to Cranston house fire

A fire broke out at a home in Cranston early Friday morning. → Read More

Citizens Bank says customer account issue has been resolved

A number of customers reached out to 12 News on Wednesday, complaining about large sums of money missing from their accounts. → Read More

Man charged in Fall River bank robbery

The Rockland Trust Bank on Robeson Street was robbed Tuesday morning, according to police. → Read More

1 dead after East Greenwich crash

The head-on collision happened around 1 p.m. on Post Road near Old Forge Road, according to police. → Read More

Spencer the Boston Marathon dog dies after battle with cancer

One of the biggest fans at the Boston Marathon has officially crossed his own finish line. → Read More

1 injured after car crashes into Providence home

Police are looking into what caused a car to slam into a home in Providence Tuesday night. → Read More

Fire breaks out at multi-family home in Providence

Crews had to cut a hole in the roof of the Smith Street home to control the smoke and ventilation. → Read More