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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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Pawtucket Man, Luis Leon Facing 10 Years for Trafficking Fentanyl and Cocaine

A suspected drug trafficker who fled members of the FBI Safe Streets Task Force in Pawtucket in early April and was arrested the next day in Fall River is facing a minimum of 10 years in federal prison after pleading More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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15 Individuals Convicted, Sentenced in Heroin and Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

The fifteenth and final defendant arrested, charged and convicted for leading or participating in a drug trafficking conspiracy that repeatedly arranged for and supervised multi-kilogram shipments of heroin and More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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How Are Drug Laws Changing Across the US in 2019?

A law passed by the federal government is only as functional as a state’s agreement to enforce it. That’s why laws passed at the federal level can often have little to no effect on state jurisdictions. More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Rhode Island Man, Matthew Haviland Arrested for Threatening Massachusetts Professor

A Rhode Island man was arrested today and charged with sending a series of violent and threatening emails to a college professor in Massachusetts and to a professional school at the university where the professor More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 13th, 2019
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Boston Children’s Hospital and Lifespan’s Hasbro Children’s Hospital Sign Alliance Agreement to Broaden Access to Pediatric Complex Care

Boston Children’s Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital have signed an agreement to identify areas of care for children and adolescents in which a formal collaboration will enhance the organizations’ More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 13th, 2019
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New England’s first in-utero spina bifida surgery performed at Hasbro Children’s Hospital

Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Women & Infants Hospital, through their joint Fetal Treatment Program of New England, have performed the first open fetal surgery of its kind in the Northeast – microscopic More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
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Mark Zuckerberg is ready to sell out Internet to government control

In his recent Washington Post editorial Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg called for regulation for “harmful content, election integrity, privacy and data portability.” Zuckerberg’s proposal appears More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Police Officer, Matthew Riley Sentenced for Transferring Obscene Material to a Minor

A former police officer who admitted to engaging in sexually explicit discussions via social media and text message with a 15-year-old girl and transferring obscene material to her while employed by the Narragansett More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Rhode Island Man, Louis Coleman Charged with the Kidnapping of Jassy Correia

Louis Coleman III has been charged today in federal court in Boston with the kidnapping of Jassy Correia, who had been missing since Feb. 24, 2019. Coleman, 32, of Providence, R.I., has been charged with one count More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Democratic Senators won’t support ‘born alive’ bill to the infanticide that Gov Ralph Northam described

Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island did not mince words as he expressed his horror after Democrat U.S. senators voted against the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act, designed to protect children born More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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Catholic Medical Association condemns New York’s new abortion laws, calls on Catholics to demand action from state lawmakers

The Catholic Medical Association resolutely condemns the Reproductive Health Act (RHA), signed into New York law by Governor Andrew Cuomo in January—as well as “copy-cat” states which have introduced similar More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 21st, 2018
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‘Boss of Bosses’, Juan Valdez Sentenced in International Drug Trafficking Operation

Juan Valdez, 51, of Milton, Mass., identified in court as the “boss of bosses” of a large scale international drug trafficking operation that repeatedly imported multiple kilograms of heroin and cocaine from More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Chambersburg Man, Keanu Davone Sentenced 10 Years for Sex Trafficking a Minor

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Keanu Davone Martinez, age 22, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on November 1, 2018, by Chief U.S. District More...

By Greg Bowen On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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WWE RAW Results and Review October 22 2018 : Bowen’s Botches and Bodyslams

WWE Monday Night RAW is Live from Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. Finn Balor will face Bobby Lashley, Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre will defend the RAW Tag Team Championships against Seth Rollins More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Daniel Frisiello pleads guilty to sending threats, white powder to Vanessa Trump, Donald Trump Jr

A Beverly man pleaded guilty today in connection with mailing threatening letters containing suspicious white powder to high-profile individuals, law enforcement officials and others. Daniel Frisiello, 25, pleaded More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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Emmanuel Miamen charged by FBI after social media threats, selling AR-47 rifles

 A Providence man arrested a week ago on federal indictments charging him with unlawfully selling four firearms, including two AR-47 assault rifles, was re-arrested yesterday and ordered detained in federal custody More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Valentine’s Day bank robber, Efrain Delacruz, sentenced to nearly 4 years in prison

A Providence man who admitted to robbing a Providence bank as it was closing for the business day on Valentine’s Day in February 2017 was sentenced today to 46 months in federal prison. Efrain Delacruz, 35, previously More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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Rhode Island: FBI crackdown on firearms, gang violence leads to 26 indictments as part of Project Safe Neighborhoods

Twenty-six individuals have been indicted and more than two-dozen firearms, including three AK-47 and two AR-15 assault rifles, along with significant quantities of heroin, fentanyl, crack cocaine, and methamphetamine More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Former Rhode Island Democrat State Senator James Doyle pleads guilty to 31 counts of bank fraud, bogus tax returns

Former Rhode Island State Senator and businessman James E. Doyle, III, 46, of Pawtucket, today pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Providence to thirty-one counts of bank fraud and one count each of filing More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Texas tops list of ‘annual Fall Allergy Capitals’ report to highlight allergy hot spots

Today, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), the leading patient advocacy organization in the U.S. representing 60 million Americans with asthma or allergies, released its annual Fall Allergy Capitals™ More...


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