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Saturday snow totals: Who is getting what?
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:12:58 -0700

Unofficial snow totals from National Weather Service.

RIPTA: 12pm update on routes detoured
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 12:38:43 -0700

RIPTA TO DETOUR ELEVEN ROUTESDUE TO WINTER WEATHER EFFECTS ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015 Some Routes Experiencing 20-30 Minute Delays Providence, Rhode Island, February 27, 2015 — The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced that eleven routes are on detour Friday, February 27, 2015, as regular service resumes following winter weather conditions. Accumulated snow in some areas and ...

Man arrested in stabbing death of RI Supreme Court Justice's brother
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 16:26:40 -0700

A Taunton man has been arrested and charged in connection to the Pawtucket stabbing death of a Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice's younger brother.

Taunton man arrested in Pawtucket stabbing death of RI Supreme Court Justice's brother
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 06:35:23 -0700

Members of the Rhode Island State Police Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Taunton man Rolando Brooks in connection to the Pawtucket stabbing death of a Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice's little brother.The Task Force picked up Rolando Brooks, 22, of 3B Indian Meadow Drive, Taunton, Thursday on a murder warrant connected to the killing of William McKenna, younger brother of Supreme Court ...

RIPTA: 11 routes on detour due to snow
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 13:00:42 -0700

RIPTA TO DETOUR EIGHT ROUTESDUE TO WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONSON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015 Some Routes Experiencing 15 Minute Delays Providence, Rhode Island, February 16, 2015— The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced that eight routes are on detour Monday, February 16, 2015, as regular service resumes after a weekend storm. Accumulating snow in some areas and unplowed ...

RIPTA: 8 routes on detour due to snow
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 12:57:11 -0700

RIPTA TO DETOUR EIGHT ROUTESDUE TO WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONSON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015 Some Routes Experiencing 15 Minute Delays Providence, Rhode Island, February 16, 2015— The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced that eight routes are on detour Monday, February 16, 2015, as regular service resumes after a weekend storm. Accumulating snow in some areas and unplowed ...

RIPTA: 12 routes on detour Friday due to snow
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 14:06:31 -0700

RIPTA TO DETOUR TWELVE ROUTESDUE TO WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONSON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2015 Some Routes Experiencing 10 Minute Delays Providence, Rhode Island, February 20, 2015— The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced that twelve routes are on detour Friday, February 20, 2015, as regular service resumes after a weekend storm. Accumulated snow in some areas and unplowed ...

3 men charged with running meth lab in hotel room
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 04:06:08 -0700

By News Staff news@abc6.com Three Rhode Island men are charged with making Methamphetamine in a Warwick hotel. Police say they responded to the Motel 6 on Jefferson Boulevard at around 9 p.m. Sunday night with information the Methamphetamine were being sold from one of the rooms. Three men were arrested and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine and Manufacturing of Methamphetamine. There ...

RIPTA UPDATES: 10 routes on detour due to snow
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 13:01:18 -0700

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) has announced that ten routes are on detour this morning following accumulating snow and unplowed secondary roads. The delayed routes are: Routes 1, 3, 6, 18, 27, 34, 49, 87, 92, 95X. RIPTA will advise riders of any other detours due to the storm. Riders should expect delays on all routes. Passengers are encouraged to check www.RIPTA.com for ...

RIPTA: 9 routes detoured due to snow
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 12:54:19 -0700

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is detouring nine routes Friday morning, February 13th, due to unplowed secondary roads. Routes 1,3, 6, 18, 27, 29, 58, 87, and 92 are on currently on detour. RIPTA will continue to restore service on those routes as conditions allow and will also advise riders of any other detours due to the storm.Passengers are encouraged to checkwww.RIPTA ...