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Rhode Island state trooper injured when cruiser struck

Rhode Island state trooper injured when cruiser struck

A Rhode Island State Police trooper was taken to the hospital with what were described as “moderate injuries” after their cruiser was struck during a traffic stop by an allegedly impaired driver, the agency said in a statement Wednesday.MORE

DNA inside conch shell leads to suspect in 2001 homicide

DNA inside conch shell leads to suspect in 2001 homicide

DNA recovered from the interior of a conch shell thought to have been used as a weapon in the 2001 killing of a Massachusetts woman has led to the indictment on a murder charge of the victim’s half-brother, prosecutors said.MORE

North Carolina man gets 8 years in prison on gun charges

North Carolina man gets 8 years in prison on gun charges

A North Carolina man who according to authorities had a dozen guns in his vehicle he was not legally allowed to possess when he was pulled over in Rhode Island in 2017 has been sentenced to eight years in prison, federal prosecutors said.MORE

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