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Warren police, medical examiner converge on home

Warren police, medical examiner converge on home

Warren police and investigators from the Rhode Island Medical Examiners Office have converged on a home at 169 Child St., after police received a rescue call from the residence. Warren Deputy Police Chief Joseph Loiselle would only confirm that police received a rescue call from the area, but would not elaborate. “We’ll have something more


Bristol man gets 7 years for DUI death

A Bristol man is facing seven years in prison after killing another man in a drunk driving accident last year. Joseph Kalen, 50, with a last known address of 99 Peck St., Bristol, pleaded no contest Wednesday in Newport County Superior Court to Driving under the influence, death resulting, and driving to endanger resulting in


One shot, another stabbed in Colt State Park

Two men are hospitalized after one was stabbed and the other shot during a fight at Colt State Park Sunday evening, State Police Commissioner Colonel Steven G. O’Donnell announced Monday morning. Two men who know each other were both attending a Memorial Day cookout in the park when they got into an argument that turned violent at about

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East Providence Police Chief Tavares agrees to retirement pact

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police Chief Joseph Tavares has agreed to retire from his duties atop the department as of Aug. 31, 2014, multiple sources confirmed over the last several days. A source told The Post the chief will leave his post as of July 1. He will remain on the job officially through

Firefighters battle a blaze at 15 Gooding Avenue on Friday, May 2.

Friday fire closes Gooding Avenue

Fire crews from Bristol and Warren are on the scene of a smoky fire that erupted in the business plaza at 15 Gooding Avenue. Bristol fire department received a call around 6 p.m. on Friday, May 2. When they arrived, the unit, located between Icon Boxing Gym and T.A. Gardiner Plumbing and Heating was filled


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

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