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Man arrested with a gun at Johnston High School appears in court
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:09:01 -0700

By: Dee DeQuattro Email: ddequattro@abc6.com Twitter: @deedequattro A man arrested at Johnston High School with a weapon in his vehicle will appear in court this morning. Jonathan Frank Mikovich of Mississippi will appear in Kent County District Court this morning on charges of possessing a firearm on school grounds. Police say the 38-year-old man was knocking on the back door to the school. A ...

RI man faces sex trafficking charge
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 06:08:43 -0700

By News Staffnews@abc6.comThe Associated PressWarwick police say a Rhode Island man has been taken into custody in Ohio and is set to be returned to Rhode Island to be arraigned on charges of conspiracy and sex trafficking of a minor.Police say they received information through Rhode Island's Most Wanted that Terrence Dudley left Rhode Island and was found in Fostoria, Ohio. The 25-year-old ...

Britons Feeling Rootless After Changes to England's Historic Counties
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:15:52 -0800

Counties are important in giving the English "both a self-identity and a way of being known," author says.

Prince George’s County crime report
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:17:13 -0800

Among incidents reported by police in Prince George?s County, Greenbelt, Hyattsville and Laurel.

Prince George's County police reports
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 22:15:39 -0800

This activity report is provided by the Prince George's County Police Department as a public service to the community and is not a complete listing of all events and crime reported.

NK man dies in fire
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 09:31:35 -0800

By SHAUN KIRBY skirby@ricentral.com FIRE.jpg NORTH KINGSTOWN—According to the North Kingstown Fire Department, an elderly man passed away on Monday due to injuries sustained in a house fire. At approximately 12:58 a.m. early Monday morning, North Kingstown Fire Department received a call regarding a fire at 223 Annaquatucket Road. Upon arrival, firefighters found the two-story building ...

61 Community Diaper Banks Named Recipients of Inaugural $100,000 Funds for Change Initiative
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:00:00 -0800

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN) has selected 61 community-based diaper banks as grant recipients of the nonprofit organization's inaugural $100,000 Funds for Change initiative."The Funds for Change grants are designed to enhance the sustainability or capacity of individual diaper banks to address diaper need in their respective ...

Prince George
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:10:12 -0800

This activity report is provided by the Prince George’s County Police Department as a public service to the community and is not a complete listing of all events and crime reported.