PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - The man believed to be the East Coast Rapist is expected to plead guilty to a decade old rape case that police believe linked him to other attacks.
A plea hearing for Aaron Thomas is scheduled for November 30th.
The Connecticut man is accused of raping a Virginia woman back in 2001.
Police believe he is responsible for rapes and other charges on 17 women since 1997 in four states, including Rhode Island.
If convicted, he faces life in prison.
The city's Holiday Happenings Parade carried holiday cheer down County Street, as well as a local couple made famous by CBS's Amazing Race.
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Rhode Island state police say insurance giant MetLife Inc. is donating 130 digital cameras to strengthen police efforts to prevent and deter criminal activity, including insurance fraud.
Boston police say one of their officers and a suspect have been shot in the city's Dorchester neighborhood.
Flags in Rhode Island are flying at half-staff to honor the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.