• Rhode Island 21 hours ago

    Rhode Island donut shop owner charged with sexually assaulting 2 employees

    The owner of a Middletown, Rhode Island, donut shot who was already indicted on sexual assault charges is now facing new allegations that he sexually assaulted two employees at his business, according to state authorities. Valdemar Leite, who is 54-years-old and owns Ma’s Donuts in Middletown, was charged on Tuesday with four counts of second degree sexual assault, according...

  • Rhode Island September 25, 2023 11:52 am

    Violent weekend in Rhode Island; 3 killed in shooting, stabbings

    A violent weekend in Rhode Island left three people dead following two stabbings and a shooting. A man died this weekend after he was shot in Central Falls, Rhode Island, in what police are calling a targeted attack. Central Falls police tell NBC10 Boston affiliate WJAR that officers responded to a call of a shooting near Dexter Street and Sumner…

  • Rhode Island September 23, 2023 6:45 pm

    Heavy police presence at Cumberland apartment building after stabbing

    A man was stabbed Saturday at an apartment building in Cumberland, Rhode Island. Cumberland police announced in a social media post that there was a heavy police presence on Front Street while they conducted an investigation. People were asked to avoid the area, but police said there was no immediate threat to the public. Cumberland Police Chief Matthew Benson confirmed…

  • Rhode Island September 17, 2023 3:33 pm

    Man shot by police dies following car chase in Rhode Island, teen daughter wounded

    Police in Rhode Island say officers fatally shot a man in Providence after he led them on 20-mile car chase with his teenage daughter riding in the car. She was also shot, in the leg. The pursuit happened Friday night and began in the town of Burrillville and ended outside a hospital. Police said at a news conference Saturday that...

  • Rhode Island September 16, 2023 11:08 am

    Car chase leads to police shooting outside Providence hospital; 1 dead, several injured

    A man was fatally shot by police outside of a Providence, Rhode Island, hospital on Friday night, after authorities say he led police on multiple chases across two states, over two days. Michael Pinto, of Glocester, became involved with law enforcement on Thursday when he tried to evade Glocester police who were attempting to pull him over, Burrillville Police Chief…

  • Massachusetts September 15, 2023 11:21 am

    Preparing for Hurricane Lee: Getting ready for wind and waves

    Utilities in Massachusetts are getting ready in case Hurricane Lee knocks out power and coastal communities are bracing for big waves.

  • hurricane lee September 15, 2023 6:29 am

    Coastal communities, Boston brace for Hurricane Lee

    South Shore communities and Boston are continuing to prepare ahead of Hurricane Lee’s arrival.

  • hurricane lee September 15, 2023 1:20 pm

    Preparations for Hurricane Lee continue in New England

    Even though the City of Boston is not expected to bear the brunt of this hurricane, power outages and flooding are still a concern. Both the city and major utilities like Eversource and National Grid will have their emergency operation centers online by Friday afternoon. Boston Mayor Michelle Wu said they’re paying particular attention to areas along the coast...

  • hurricane lee September 14, 2023 10:41 am

    MAP: How Hurricane Lee will affect Mass. Friday and Saturday

    Hurricane Lee is barreling toward the Northeast, and much of the New England coast on guard for impacts. With a tropical storm watch in place for the coast of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and part of Maine — and a hurricane watch in place for Maine’s coast from Stonington north and east — life-threatening conditions could begin to be…

  • Massachusetts September 14, 2023 12:07 am

    Weather forecast: Storm surge expected when Lee passes by New England

    Wednesday evening: Eastern showers and downpours, temperatures dropping to the upper and mid 60s. Wednesday night: Rain east, patchy fog. Lows around 60 by dawn. Thursday: Early morning shower southeast, otherwise becoming sunny, much less humid. Highs in the 70s. Friday: A veil of clouds ahead of Hurricane Lee. Increasing coastal waves. Highs 65-70.

  • Massachusetts September 13, 2023 5:12 pm

    Forecast: Severe weather to wind down for pre-hurricane lull

    Wednesday evening: eastern showers & downpours, temperatures dropping to the upper & mid 60s. Overnight Wednesday night: Rain east, patchy fog. Lows around 60 by dawn. Thursday: Early AM shower southeast, otherwise becoming sunny, much less humid. Highs in the 70s. Friday: A veil of clouds ahead of Hurricane Lee. Increasing coastal waves. Highs 65-70.

  • Rhode Island September 14, 2023 7:32 am

    New video shows wedding party members involved in brawl outside RI bar

    New video shows the moment a brawl broke out between a wedding party and police officers in Newport, Rhode Island. The bodycam video shows the fight quickly escalating, with members of the wedding party and police trading blows. Five of the six members of the wedding party who were charged in connection with last weekend’s brawl outside the Landing...

  • Massachusetts September 13, 2023 11:25 am

    Extended Hurricane Lee forecast: What you need to know

    NBC10 Boston Chief Meteorologist Matt Noyes breaks down what the Boston area and New England can expect from Hurricane Lee as it approaches off the coast.

  • tornado September 14, 2023 12:12 am

    Heavy rain and tornado warnings in Boston area, New England

    Tornado warnings were issued Wednesday for a set of storms that worked its way from Connecticut, through Rhode Island and into southeastern Massachusetts. The National Weather Service issued the warning for a severe thunderstorm that was capable of producing a tornado near Foster, Rhode Island. It tracked east, sparking tornado warnings in Massachusetts’ Bristol, Plymouth and Norfolk counties, before the…

  • forecast September 13, 2023 8:31 am

    FIRST ALERT: Rain and downpours could cause more flooding

    Today: Areas of afternoon showers and downpours with localized flooding possible. Highs in the 70s, humid. Overnight Tonight: Rain east, patchy fog. Lows around 60 by dawn. Thursday: Early AM shower southeast, otherwise becoming sunny, much less humid. Highs in the 70s. Friday: A veil of clouds ahead of Hurricane Lee. Increasing coastal waves. Highs 65-70.

  • Rhode Island September 11, 2023 5:44 pm

    ‘The ocean is full of surprises': Rare manatee sighting in New England

    A manatee was recently spotted in Rhode Island, environmental officials say, a rare occurrence this far north. “The ocean is full of surprises,” the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management said in a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, on Monday. The manatee was spotted in Quonochontaug Pond, a saltwater coastal lagoon in the towns of Charlestown and Westerly….

  • Rhode Island September 11, 2023 1:52 pm

    Wedding party members arrested after wild brawl with police outside bar in Newport, RI

    Five members of a wedding party were arrested after a wild brawl with police in Newport, Rhode Island, that began when one of the people involved was denied entry to a local bar. Newport police were called to the Landing Restaurant around 1 a.m. Sunday because a person had been asked to leave and refused, according to WJAR. Security staff…

  • Rhode Island September 7, 2023 9:52 am

    2 indicted for murder of pregnant woman from Mass. found in Rhode Island pond last year

    Two Rhode Island men have been indicted for the murder of a pregnant Massachusetts woman whose body was found in a pond last year. Michael Lambert, 46, of Pawtucket, and Gary Gromkiewicz, 36, of Lincoln, were each indicted by a grand jury on one count of murder and one count of conspiracy to commit murder, Attorney General Peter Neronha announced…

  • Rhode Island September 6, 2023 7:50 am

    Democrat Gabe Amo, Republican Gerry Leonard emerge from House primary in RI

    Former White House aide Gabe Amo has come out on top in a crowded Democratic primary for or Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District special election, beating out a slew of fellow candidates to move on to the general election in the heavily Democratic state. On the Republican side, Gerry Leonard, a U.S. Marine veteran and political newcomer endorsed by...

  • jimmy buffett September 5, 2023 2:26 am

    Jimmy Buffett's final performance was a surprise appearance in Rhode Island

    When Jimmy Buffett made a surprise appearance this summer in Rhode Island, no one knew then that it would be the final performance of his storied career. The “Margaritaville” singer died Friday, Sept. 1, at his home in Sag Harbor, Long Island, after a four-year battle with Merkel cell carcinoma, according to his website. He was 76. Buffett had continued…

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