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Past articles by Carl:

Pawtucket police investigating death of elderly man

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Pawtucket police are investigating the death of an elderly man that happened on Saturday night. According to a release, around 5:30p.m., police were called to 50 Eddington St. for a well-being check. When they arrived, they found a deceased elderly man on the floor. While on scene, officers then found another […] → Read More

Man injured in Pawtucket shooting

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Pawtucket police are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday night. According to police, they were called to Hancock Street around 9:15 p.m. for a report of shots fired. When they arrived, they found a man, who has not been identified, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was taken to […] → Read More

Three people taken to the hospital after Portsmouth crash

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (WPRI) — Three people were taken to the hospital Saturday night after a two vehicle crash in Portsmouth. According to a post on Portsmouth Rhode Island Firefighters social media account, just before 8 p.m., they were called for a report of a major motor vehicle accident in the area of Burma Road. First […] → Read More

Sheriff: Gunman kills 6, including ex-wife, in Mississippi

ARKABUTLA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi sheriff says a lone gunman killed six people including his ex-wife and stepfather at multiple locations in a small, rural town near the Tennessee state line. T… → Read More

Mass. State Police Colonel Christopher Mason to retire

BOSTON (WPRI) — The head of the Massachusetts State Police Department is stepping down. Governor Maura Healey says Col. Christopher Mason will retire next Friday. Mason has been with the department for 30 years, and has been head of the state police for more than three years. The Healey administration says it will announce plans to find a new superintendent soon. → Read More

Crews battle early morning fire in Cranston

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Crews in Cranston were called to battle an early morning house fire on Sunday. Around 2 a.m., firefighters were called to a fire coming from a building near the 1000 block of Pontiac Ave. When they arrived, they found flames coming from the structure. One person on scene told 12 News […] → Read More

Extreme winds break windows at Cranston Street Armory

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Several windows were broken at the Cranston Street Armory Friday night into Saturday morning because of the extreme winds in our area. According to a statement from Gov. Dan McKee’s office, the Armory, which now serves as a warming station, was pre-heated ahead of the cold snap. However, the winds caused […] → Read More

Teen killed in crash to be laid to rest this weekend

REHOBOTH, Mass. (WPRI) — The Rehoboth teenager killed in a car crash last month will be laid to rest in Swansea this weekend. Dylan Quinn,16, died on Jan. 15 when the truck he was a passenger in crashed into a telephone pole and tree. Quinn was a junior at Bristol-Plymouth Regional High School and played […] → Read More

Woonsocket woman charged with murder in dad’s death

Police have identified the man who was reportedly killed by his own daughter in Woonsocket Monday. → Read More

Powerball jackpot climbs to $613 million

TALLAHASSEE Fla. (WPRI) — The Powerball jackpot Monday night’s drawing is estimated to be $613 million, with the cash option on the prize is an estimated $329 million. This is the games largest jackpot since Nov. 7, when a U.S. lottery record $2.04 billion jackpot was won on a ticket sold in California. This will […] → Read More

Police investigating shooting of teenage boy

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence police are investigating after a 15-year-old boy was shot Saturday night. According to Acting Police Chief Oscar Perez, around 11 p.m., the teen was walking on Florence St. when a vehicle pulled up to him and someone shot him. The boy was taken to the hospital where he is being […] → Read More

Police investigating suspicious death of dog

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The East Providence police department and animal control officers are investigating the suspicious death of a dog. According to police, a man who lives on Lakeside Avenue. said his Husky, Niko, got loose on the morning of Jan. 24. Later that evening, Niko was found in the area of Forbes […] → Read More

Ocean Race sets sail for 6 month worldwide race

(WPRI) — The Ocean Race, a six month event where racing yachts travel world wide, sets sail today. The 32,000 nautical mile long race kicks off in Spain, and will stop in several other international cities over the coming months, before finishing in Italy. The race is scheduled to make a stop in Newport around […] → Read More

Mega Millions jackpot now over $1B, 5th largest ever

History continues to be made as the Mega Millions jackpot soars over one billion dollars, after no one matched last night’s winning numbers for the grand prize. → Read More

Mega Millions jackpot now over $1 billion, 3rd largest

DES MOINES, Iowa (WPRI) — History continues to be made, as the Mega Millions jackpot soars over one billion dollars, after no one matched last night’s winning numbers for the grand prize. This is the fourth time it’s topped one billion in a little more than four years. The jackpot for the next drawing is […] → Read More

Warwick, N. B. New Year’s Eve fireworks to be held Sunday

(WPRI) — Fireworks events that were scheduled to be held on New Year’s Eve in both Warwick and New Bedford were both postponed and will take place on Sunday instead. 12 News spoke to Warwick Mayor Frank Picozzi on Friday afternoon due to the inclement weather in our area. The event will now begin Sunday […] → Read More

State police investigating fatal DUI in Lincoln

LINCOLN, R.I. (WPRI) — The Rhode Island State Police are investigating a deadly DUI crash that happened in Lincoln early Saturday morning. Just after 2:30 a.m., police were called to Rt. 146 North, just past Rt. 116 for a report of an accident. Police say the driver was going north on Rt. 146 when he […] → Read More

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $785M, fourth highest

(WPRI) — Some lucky person could be ringing in the new year with a big bang as the Mega Millions jackpot now climbs to an estimated $785 million. The cash option would be $395 million. No one won Friday night’s drawing for $685 million. The winning numbers were 1, 3, 6, 44, 51, and Mega […] → Read More

Six injured in Lakeville crash, two seriously

LAKEVILLE, Mass, (WPRI) — Six people were injured, including two seriously, after a car crash in Lakeville late Friday night. According to a social media post by the Lakeville Fire Department, around 10:30 p.m., they were called to Rt. 140 for a report of a crash. When they arrived on scene, they found vehicles off […] → Read More

88-year-old woman killed in Foxboro crash

The accident is under investigation by the Foxboro and Massachusetts State Police working with the Motor Vehicle Homicide Unit of the Norfolk District Attorney’s office. → Read More