Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  Breaking News
Breaking News
Latest

Race car driver dies after crash at Wing-N-It

By   /  April 18, 2014  /  Breaking News, News  /  1 Comment

racecar-crash1-300x2241

Race car driver Steven Elmslie has died as a result of injuries sustained in an accident at Wing-N-It restaurant last Thursday, Rhode Island Hospital has confirmed. Mr. Elmslie, 51, of Bristol, who had been listed in critical condition since the crash into the restaurant’s smoke house last week, died of internal injuries Thursday. He had […]

Read More →
Latest

David Barboza Named Chief Marshal

By   /  April 2, 2014  /  Breaking News, News  /  21 Comments

dave barboza14

Bristol Fourth of July Committee General Chairman Ray Lavey has named David Barboza to be chief marshal of the 229th celebration. For Mr. Lavey, the choice was easy. The two had become acquaintances over the past 12 years in their roles in town government and participating in various Fourth of July committees. “I looked for […]

Read More →
Latest

Parking Ban Issued Throughout Bristol

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  Breaking News, News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

The Bristol Police Department has issued a parking ban throughout the town as another winter storm moves in. The parking ban begins at midnight tonight and continues indefinitely to allow emergency vehicles to pass and plows to clear the streets. All vehicles must be removed from the road and parked in driveways by midnight. Any […]

Read More →
Latest

East Providence resident is fatality among injured in I-95 wrong-way driving incident

By   /  March 1, 2014  /  Breaking News, News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

Rhode_Island_State_Police

NORTH SCITUATE — Rhode Island State Police identified city resident Sheng Zhou as the fatality and one of the victims in a wrong-way driving accident which occurred on Interstate 95 in Pawtucket in the early morning hours of Friday morning, Feb. 28. A passenger in the rear operator’s side of the vehicle struck State Police […]

Read More →
Latest

Fire tears through Portsmouth family home

By   /  February 22, 2014  /  Breaking News, News  /  No Comments

DSCN1480

Firefighters from at least four towns poured into the Common Fence Point area of Portsmouth Saturday afternoon to control a fire that tore through a two-story,  single-family home at around 3:30 p.m. According to witnesses, the fire erupted and spread quickly inside the home at 2 Summit Road. Firefighters from Portsmouth, Tiverton, Bristol and Middletown […]

Read More →
Latest

Suspect in Roger Williams University threat surrenders

By   /  February 4, 2014  /  Breaking News, News  /  No Comments

RWUEntrance2013_1116

The man who police suspect of sending threatening e-mails to Roger Williams University has surrendered and is in police custody. Hours after police located the suspect, Kevin Pacheco, 36,  inside his Richard Street home in South Dartmouth, Mass., police had the electricity to the house shut off as darkness fell. Mr. Pacheco surrendered shortly thereafter. […]

Read More →
Latest

Mass. Police in stand-off with suspect after Roger Williams University receives threats

By   /  February 4, 2014  /  Breaking News, News, Police & Crime  /  2 Comments

School of Law building on the Roger Williams University campus.

Dartmouth Police and Massachusetts State Police are currently at the home of a former Roger Williams University Law School student in South Dartmouth, who allegedly made threats against the university earlier today. The university sent out a school-wide memo advising students to be aware of an increased police presence on campus. Bristol Police Deputy Chief […]

Read More →
Latest

Bristol implements parking ban Wednesday

By   /  February 4, 2014  /  Breaking News  /  No Comments

Parking Ban in Effect Sign

The Town of Bristol will be implementing a parking ban starting Wednesday at midnight, and will remain in effect until further notice.

Read More →
Latest

Barrington firefighters called to house fire

By   /  January 16, 2014  /  Breaking News, News  /  No Comments

fire3

The Barrington Fire Department was busy battling a house fire at 20 Bullock Ave. on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 16. The fire was called in at about noon, and appeared to have started in a bedroom. By 12:45, police officers who responded earlier to the scene for a 911 hangup call had knocked down the blaze. […]

Read More →
Latest

Fire tears through Barrington home

By   /  January 10, 2014  /  Breaking News, News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

firelate22

Thick black smoke and flames could be seen from as far away as Route 136 in Warren on Friday afternoon, Jan. 10, as fire ripped through a Colonial Avenue home in Barrington. The fire at 45 Colonial Ave. appeared to start at about noon and crews responded  shortly thereafter. By 1 p.m., the house was […]

Read More →