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Rhode Island man to face sex trafficking charge
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 06:11:41 -0700

Warwick 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.

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 ...

North Kingstown man faces sex-trafficking charges - News, Weather and Classifieds for Southern New England
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:33:09 -0700

A suspect accused of sex trafficking is brought back to Rhode Island to face charges.

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Wed, 08 Oct 2014 07:26:38 -0700

In this August 2013 photo, Rhode Island native Ashoka Mukpo speaks with residents of an iron ore mining camp in Bong County, Liberia. Mukpo, who was diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, was flow Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, to Omaha, Neb., for treatment.

Sick journalist to get blood from Ebola survivor
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 03:37:24 -0700

In this August 2013 photo, Rhode Island native Ashoka Mukpo speaks with residents of an iron ore mining camp in Bong County, Liberia. Mukpo, who was diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, was flow Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, to Omaha, Neb., for treatment.

US journalist leaves hospital after Ebola recovery
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:11:28 -0700

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at an Omaha hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said.

Ebola survivor donates blood to sick journalist
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 09:05:23 -0700

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The first American flown back to the U.S. for treatment of Ebola this summer has donated blood to the most recent one to return from West Africa with the disease, the Nebraska Medical Center said Wednesday. The hospital said it called Dr. Kent Brantly ...

45 lbs of marijuana, 49 plants seized in drug bust
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:38:54 -0700

By Jennifer Petracca news@abc6.com Rhode Island State Police arrested three individuals for drug distribution charges on Thursday. The High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force executed four court authorized search and arrest warrants in residences located in Warwick and Narragansett. The searches resulted in the seizure of about 45 pounds of marijuana, 49 marijuana plants, 2.5 ...

Street Beat: Double yellow lines could soon be a little less impermeable
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 21:26:46 -0700

QUESTION: (Paraphrased from a phone conversation) If I’m driving along on the interstate and suddenly see an object in my lane (either because it just landed there or traffic had been masking it) and

Saturday's local interest college football roundup: Maryland, Air Force, Virginia State prevail
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:45:09 -0700

Marshall's Cato breaks a Russell Wilson record; Spiders shut out Rhode Island but lose Barnette to injury FBS: