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The megalithic building is crawling with little blue robots. The creatures roam, coasting smoothly behind red warning tape strung between steel girders and heavy machinery. Human overseers watch … more
The holiday ended tragically following a large brawl in Cranston which resulted in a teenager with a stab wound and another man run over and killed. Shortly after midnight July Fourth, around … more
Former Ward 6 Cranston City Councilman Matthew Reilly has been indicted on multiple child molestation counts, according to the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office. more
On Saturday, Johnston native Nick Raposo was called up to make his major league debut with the St. Louis Cardinals against the San Francisco Giants at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Raposo was … more
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
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
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
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
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