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Police probe 20th homicide of 2021

Police probe 20th homicide of 2021

Providence Police investigate the 20th homicide of the year, and say they’ve made arrests in an earlier killing, as well as another shooting involving suspected road rage in a parking lot.MORE

Two cities form task force to crack down on illegal vehicles

Two cities form task force to crack down on illegal vehicles

By Steve Klamkin WPRO News Two adjacent Rhode Island cities plagued by marauding off-road dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles form a joint task force to crack down on the riders, while planning other ways to curb their numbers on city streets. Mayors and police chiefs of Providence and Cranston held a joint news conference near…MORE

Providence pledges crackdown on ATVs, dirt bikes

Providence pledges crackdown on ATVs, dirt bikes

Dirt bikes and ATVs take part in the “Justice for Jhamal” Gonsalves rally October 20, 2020 after the Providence rider was critically wounded in an encounter with police. Photo by Steve Klamkin WPRO News¬†¬† By Steve Klamkin WPRO News Providence is pledging to keep a crackdown on riding unlicensed dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles on…MORE

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