News
53 results total, viewing 1 - 20
UPDATED The Cranston police officer ran to the suspects’ car. She opened the door and ordered a man and a woman out of the vehicle. Instead, they sped away, allegedly running over the officer's foot, and the officer fired at the vehicle. Cranston Police have released the name of the officer involved in a shooting last Sunday evening, as well as her body-worn camera footage from the incident. more
The city’s mayor and city council may settle their dispute over the use of federal pandemic-era funding in court. On Friday, June 21, Cranston Mayor Kenneth J. Hopkins announced that the … more
Last week, Cranston city and Rhode Island state officials gathered at Cranston City Hall for the city’s annual Pride Flag Raising event organized by Councilwoman Lammis Vargas. The event … more
Cranston Mayor Kenneth Hopkins makes it a point to personally visit any city residents who are 100 years old — or older. He always brings a proclamation, the city’s best wishes, and a question: What’s your secret to longevity? more
A Cranston police officer fired at a fleeing vehicle following a shoplifting report at Garden City Shopping Center Sunday evening. Police are still looking for the vehicle and its occupants. … more
A deer jumped through the windshield of a RIPTA bus traveling on Warwick Avenue Monday, injuring three passengers. The incident happened near the intersection with Sachem Avenue near the … more
Future elementary school students in Johnston will be shown how to climb to new heights at their new school, when it’s finished. The Johnston School Building Committee recently approved … more
A trickle of Cranston voters turned out to vote overwhelmingly, nearly 4 to 1, to approve a $40 million school bond referendum. According to the Rhode Island Board of Elections’ … more
The Little Shepherd Preschool recently celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week; a great opportunity to spotlight Cranston’s learning centers where great teachers do their critically important … more
Republican Richard Fascia has officially announced his campaign for state representative for the 42nd House District. “Today, I am proud to announce my candidacy for the Rhode Island House … more
Warwick Police are investigating a major gun theft on Post Road. Around 3:52 a.m., Thursday, May 30, 2024 Warwick Police responded to RI Guns, at 1175 Post Road for an alarm. “Upon … more
Political voices on all sides seem to agree, Cranston can’t afford not to pass next week’s $40 million school bond referendum. Voters will decide whether to listen to city officials … more
Some friends called him Elliott. He initially survived an archer’s illicit arrow attack and pond neighbors hoped for his recovery. His young family depended on him. The arrow was … more
Rule number one, on the job: show up. Rule number two: get the job done. The current mayor of Cranston has been accused of breaking both rules by a fellow Republican who’s running for his … more
Get your throwing arms in shape. Cranston Cares is setting up a dunk tank at the Cranston Police Spring Fest on Sunday, May 19. "We are very thankful to all the volunteers for their support to … more
Crystal Vizcaino tried not to cry. She rubbed at an uncomfortable false eyelash while sitting in the back booth at J&T’s Breakfast & Lunch. Vizcaino’s used to waiting tables … more
A pair of Johnston Democrats have announced their candidacy to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Frank Lombardo III, the Democrat who represented District 25 since 2010. So far, … more
He nabbed criminals on the lam, discovered the missing, took drugs and guns off the street and won the hearts of all those lucky enough to scratch him behind the ear. Law enforcement gathered Monday … more
The Democratic majority held the opening gavel for nearly 30 minutes, waiting for their last member to arrive. Without City Council Vice President Lammis J. Vargas, they only had five votes, one … more
GREAT NEWS: Missing Johnston RI 15-year-old found safe UPDATE: Johnston Police Chief Mark A. Vieira: "I can confirm that runaway juvenile Taya Scott was located around 4:00 PM." more
1 | 2 | 3 Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 6 months.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.