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One family’s Thanksgiving got off to a terrible start after police were called to their home on Bay View Avenue. A caller from inside the residence reported a domestic assault at 9:36 a.m. on … more
A 13-year-old Kickemuit Middle School student is facing a possession of cocaine charge, after school staff allegedly witnessed drug activity in a hallway last Thursday, Nov. 1, and called police. Police … more
The Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office has concluded that a Tiverton police officer acted appropriately when shooting an intoxicated man who was wielding a rifle inside his home on April … more
Bristol Police have completed the investigation of a fatal accident that occurred in a Dunkin’ Donuts parking lot a couple of weeks ago and released the identity of the deceased man. The … more
A husband and wife are both being charged with operating their boat recklessly after a drunken day and night of sailing in Narragansett Bay, when they hit the Newport Bridge, she fell overboard and … more
A postal carrier was arrested last week after a Bristol woman told police he entered her home without permission, exposed himself to her, and tried to force her to touch him. She refused, told him … more
Keith Sartini, of 7 Dixon Ave., Bristol, was arrested in May and charged with possession of child pornography. Mr. Sartini remains free on bond while his case makes its way through criminal court. A … more
Bristol Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred early this morning in a Dunkin’ Donuts drive-through. According to police, at 1:56 a.m. a 46-year-old man from Pawtucket … more
Bristol Town Administrator Steven Contente released a statement Thursday afternoon expressing sympathy for the family of a young bicyclist killed on the East Bay Bike Path and promising safety … more
Nine years ago, then-Bristol Town Councilor Halsey Herreshoff warned his fellow councilors and safety officials about the dangers of the East Bay Bike Path crossing on Poppasquash Road. According to … more
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