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Puerto Rican Professional Association of RI collecting goods for hurricane relief

Hurricane Maria is heading North after leaving widespread damage in Puerto Rico. As Puerto Ricans look towards recovery, dozens of Rhode Islanders are looking to help. 

UPDATE: Police identify pedestrian hit, killed by car in Warwick

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — Police have identified a teenager who died after he was hit by a car Friday night...

Police: 2 officers shot by man they suspect shot wife first

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say two police officers have been shot in Connecticut by a man they suspect shot...

RI State Police arrest 2, respond to high number of motor vehicle crashes

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Rhode Island State Troopers made two arrests while responding to an unusually high number...

Raccoon jumps on police windshield

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 DENVER, Colo. (WLNE) — A police officer in Colorado was on his way to an accident when a raccoon jumped onto his windshield...

Pawtucket names RI's first female police chief

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE) – The Pawtucket Police Department swore in their first female Police Chief Friday ...

What is CTE? Local brain expert weighs in

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy--or CTE--is a degenerative brain disease in which the brain deteriorates in a way similar to Alzheimer's. "That happens when there's multiple head trauma, generally occurring over time," said Dr. William White, a brain expert at Brain in Play International in Warwick. Dr. White says what jumped out at him the most about Hernandez was the fact that...

URI clinic to help smokers quit

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 KINGSTON, R.I. (WLNE) — The University of Rhode Island is launching a new effort to help the community...

Foxboro library censorship exhibit taken down

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FOXBORO, Mass. (WLNE) — An exhibit on censorship at the Boyden Library in Foxboro was taken down after complaints...

RI State Police ‘Vintage Cruiser Show’ happening Sunday

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 SCITUATE, R.I. (WLNE) — It will be a blast from the past at the Rhode Island State Police Headquarters in Scituate...

UPDATE: Police identify the two men hospitalized after live wire accident Video included

Two men were rushed to the hospital Thursday night after the ladder they were working on got tangled in the middle of live power lines. The men were working on the roof of a home on Chestnut Hill Avenue, when the metal ladder tipped off the roof and landed on high tension lines. 

Father kills son, then himself in Foxboro Video included

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FOXBORO, Mass. (WLNE) — Foxboro and Massachusetts State Police are investigating a murder-suicide...

Two people shot on Manton Ave in Providence

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Police are investigating the violence that sent two people to the hospital Thursday...

Attleboro Library book returned 78 years late

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WLNE) — An overdue library book was returned to the Attleboro Public Library 78 years late...

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