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Exeter pair arrested in dog-fighting and drug-dealing operation, state police allege

Mason Wilson, 35, and Tarra Jackson, 29, were arrested Thursday, and face charges of animal cruelty, as well as weapons and narcotics charges.

R.I. woman who allegedly posed as a dentist charged with practicing without a license

Altagracia Adames, 57, had outfitted her house on Murray Street in the Silver Lake neighborhood like a dentist’s office.


R.I. doctor reprimanded for inappropriate conduct during examinations of ACI inmates

Five inmates allege Dr. Morris Paul Elevado slapped them on their buttocks, among other unprofessional conduct. He has been formally reprimanded, and ordered to undergo ethics and boundary training at his own expense.


Cranston councilman arrested for having crack cocaine in his car, now facing calls to resign

City Council President Jessica Marino, a Democrat, said Wednesday that she had formally requested Reilly resign his position, “for his sake, for that of his family and for the city as a whole.”


Providence Police searching for middle school student last seen Friday

Police ask anyone with information about the whereabouts of D'Andre Blais to call youth services detectives at (401) 272-3121.


Conn. man is 8th person convicted in Providence clubgoer’s 2019 killing

A Ledyard, Conn., man is sentenced to serve 27 years in prison, convicted in the stabbing death of Stephen Cabral, who was attacked in a pharmacy parking lot after leaving a Federal Hill nightclub.


In midst of opioid crisis, two R.I. companies are accused of shortchanging patients in recovery

The unrelated companies worked in different areas of substance use treatment, but the cases largely center around fundamentally similar allegations: wrongfully billing for services and shortchanging patients.


Gun legislation takes center stage at the State House today

Bills would ban assault-style weapons, require secure storage of all firearms, and increase education on gun suicide prevention.