Microburst Hit Mass. During Thursday's Severe Storms, Knocking Down Over 100 Trees
The National Weather Service in Boston confirmed that Thursday’s severe weather produced a microburst in central Massachusetts. The weather service said it surveyed damage Thursday in Warwick, Orange, Athol and the northern part of Salem. They concluded that a microburst with wind speeds estimated at 90 mph occurred in Warwick. A microburst is a particularly strong downrush of winds that…
Driver in Deadly RI Clam Shack Crash Identified
The woman who drove into picnic tables at a Rhode Island clam shack last week was identified Monday. The driver is Jacqueline Rougier, 83, the Warwick Police Department told NBC affiliate WJAR.
Man Accused of Dressing as UPS Employee, Stealing Packages in Rhode Island
Police in Warwick, Rhode Island are searching for a man accused of dressing as a UPS employee and stealing packages from a facility in the city. An image obtained by Warwick police shows a man entering a UPS facility at 150 Plan Way shortly after 6 p.m. on June 12 wearing a company t-shirt. Once inside, the man allegedly loaded…
Police in RI Shoot Man Who Tried to Stab Officer
The officer was wearing a bulletproof vest, which stopped the knife. The suspect was shot by police and is hospitalized in stable condition.
Students Sing National Anthem During Audio Glitch at Hockey Game
High school hockey fans in Rhode Island stepped up with their voices to offer an assist after the audio cut out during the National Anthem.