• Providence January 30, 2024 9:42 pm

    15-year-old stabbed in Providence over pair of sneakers

    Police say a 15-year-old boy was stabbed over a pair of sneakers Tuesday in Providence, Rhode Island. NBC affiliate WJAR reported that the teen suffered minor injuries in the stabbing on Sumter Street. Authorities said the victim was stabbed in the back for his shoes, according to the station. The teenager was brought to Hasbro Children’s Hospital. It was...

  • forecast January 18, 2024 7:09 am

    Boston will see limited sun Thursday, with temps near 30

    Thursday: Limited sun to clouds, chance PM flurry. Highs near 30.
    Overnight Thursday night: Cloudy. Lows near 20.
    Friday: Light snow. Highs near 30.
    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, cold, Outer Cape PM snow shower. Highs around 20.

  • Providence December 13, 2023 5:03 pm

    The latest on Providence's Washington Bridge closure

    Here’s the latest on how the closure of the Washington Bridge in Providence, Rhode Island, is impacting commuters.

  • Rhode Island October 21, 2023 7:30 pm

    Hundreds of Pro-Palestinian supporters gather on rainy day in Providence

    Hundreds of people turned out Saturday at a pro-Palestinian event in Providence, Rhode Island, on Saturday, despite the wet and dreary weather. The group spoke outside the State House and then marched through the city’s streets, calling for the U.S. to stop providing aid to Israel, NBC10 Boston affiliate WJAR reports. “We’re here to say we support Palestine,” Emcee...

  • Rhode Island September 1, 2023 12:47 pm

    Lockdown lifted at RI's TF Green Airport: ‘no credible security threat'

    T.F. Green Airport was on lockdown for about an hour Friday over “a potential security threat,” the Warwick, Rhode Island, airport said, but no threat was found. The lockdown was lifted at the Providence-area airport just before 12:40 p.m. While officials didn’t say publicly what the security threat was, a Warwick police officer told NBC affiliate WJAR that a...

  • Providence August 8, 2023 4:31 pm

    All clear in Providence after City Hall evacuated, streets cleared

    Providence City Hall was evacuated and people in the downtown area were asked to remain indoors Tuesday as police dealt with what city officials referred to as an “active law enforcement incident,” but no threat was found. The City of Providence sent out a tweet at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday asking people to avoid the area of Washington Street downtown. “Remain…

  • Providence August 3, 2023 10:13 pm

    3 shot in Providence

    Three men were shot Thursday night in Providence, Rhode Island, WJAR reported. The shooting happened on June Street. Police said a vehicle pulled up and a person got out, firing shots. Two of the victims are in critical condition, while another suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to WJAR. No arrests have been made. The case is under investigation.

  • Providence July 15, 2023 10:45 am

    17-year-old dies after Providence shooting

    A 17-year-old was fatally shot Friday night in Providence, Rhode Island. Providence police say they responded to a call on Dexter St. around 10 p.m. Authorities say a 17-year-old was shot in the area. Police blocked off the area as they looked for evidence, where a knife was found among various items on the ground. The incident is under investigation….

  • Providence June 17, 2023 9:38 pm

    Providence bar ordered to close after early morning stabbing

    A 24-year-old was stabbed early Saturday morning at a bar in Providence, Rhode Island, prompting officials to order the establishment to close for 72 hours. Providence police said two men got into an argument just before 3 a.m. at the 148 Pavillion Bar & Lounge, WJAR reported. The altercation spilled outside the Pavillion Avenue bar where one man was stabbed…

  • Providence June 15, 2023 10:41 pm

    Suspected gunman in deadly Providence park shooting found hiding in closet

    Police have arrested a man suspected of killing a 19-year-old in a shooting at a park in Providence, Rhode Island, this week. Kevin Giron, also 19, was arrested in a closet under a stairwell at a Union Avenue home after days on the run, Providence police said, according to NBC affiliate WJAR. Giron is accused of fatally shooting Juan Carlo…

  • Providence June 14, 2023 12:07 pm

    After hours stuck on top of Providence street lamp, raccoon safely rescued

    After being stuck for hours atop a street lamp that overlooks a major Rhode Island highway, a raccoon was rescued thanks to the teamwork of several emergency crews Tuesday evening. The raccoon was spotted in between two lights on top of a post along Route 146 in Providence, before the Mineral Spring Avenue exit, NBC affiliate WJAR reported. Rhode Island…

  • Providence June 2, 2023 12:20 pm

    Two Arrested in Connection to Baby's Death in Providence

    Two people were arrested in connection the death of a baby in Providence, Rhode Island, that happened in August of last year, according to state police. 31-year-old Esther Pacheco is facing one count of manslaughter and 31-year-old Anthony Nuccio is facing one count of cruelty or neglect of a child, police said, according to WJAR. The 10-month-old boy died Aug….

  • Rhode Island May 16, 2023 11:29 am

    Man Convicted of Killing Woman Whose Body Was Found in RI Refrigerator

    A man has been found guilty of fatally shooting his girlfriend, whose body was discovered in a Rhode Island refrigerator in his bedroom last year, officials said. Nathan Cooper, 54, was convicted Monday of second-degree murder and gun-related charges after a six-day trial in Providence Superior Court, the Rhode Island District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday. Cooper shot his girlfriend, Sherbert…

  • Providence April 26, 2023 12:07 pm

    3 People, Including 8-Year-Old Boy, Hurt During Stabbing in Providence

    Three people, including an 8-year-old child, were stabbed on Tuesday night in Providence, Rhode Island, NBC affiliate WJAR reported. Some sort of domestic incident lead to the triple stabbing on Reynolds Avenue, which left a woman in her 70s, a man in his 50s and the young boy hurt, police told the media outlet. All three are expected to recover….

  • Providence April 16, 2023 7:16 pm

    Police Identify NH Teenager Killed in Providence Shooting

    The teenager who was fatally shot early Saturday morning in Providence, Rhode Island, has been identified. Police say 15-year-old Isiah Rosario was a missing runaway from New Hampshire, according to NBC affiliate WJAR. The superintendent for Concord Public Schools confirmed Rosario was a freshman at Concord High School, having moved to the Granite State from Providence. “The Concord community is…

  • Providence February 12, 2023 1:02 pm

    25-Year-Old Man Shot and Killed in Providence

    A 25-year-old man is dead after he was fatally shot Sunday morning in Providence, Rhode Island.

  • Providence January 18, 2023 8:18 am

    16-Year-Old Boy Stabbed Multiple Times in Downtown Providence

    A teenager was stabbed in at Kennedy Plaza Tuesday, a bustling area on Providence, Rhode Island’s downtown area, according to NBC affiliate WJAR. The 16-year-old boy was stabbed multiple times — in the head, back and arm, WJAR reported, citing police. He went into surgery at around 5 p.m., and was in stable condition. The boy is a student at…

  • Weymouth January 13, 2023 6:01 pm

    Weymouth Teen Missing Since Dec. 28 Has Been Found, Police Say

    Police in Weymouth, Massachusetts, say a teenager who had been missing for more than two weeks has been found. The Weymouth Police Department said in a Facebook post Friday that 17-year-old Rebekah Webb had not been seen since Dec. 28, noting that she may be in the area of Providence, Rhode Island. Later Friday afternoon, police updated the post to…

  • Rhode Island December 26, 2022 10:29 pm

    PHOTOS: Sliders and More at Harry's in Providence

    Some of the best burgers in Providence — and maybe in all of Rhode Island — can be found in the city’s “Little Italy” neighborhood at Harry’s
  • Providence October 31, 2022 8:54 am

    1 Dead, Driver Arrested After Crash in Providence

    Someone was killed in a crash early Monday morning on Broad Street in Providence, Rhode Island, according to NBC affiliate WJAR. The crash happened just before 2 a.m., and a driver has been arrested for allegedly driving under the influence, according to WJAR. The person who died was reportedly a passenger in one of the vehicles involved. Additional information has…

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