PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Two convicted felons are sentenced for crimes involving firearms.
On Wednesday, Juan Colon, 22, of Providence, was sentenced to 8 months in federal prison. Colon was convicted by a federal court jury in September 2012 on drug trafficking and firearm charges
His sentencing comes two days after Alphonso D. Johnson, 38, of Providence, was sentenced to 26 years in jail for robbing a Providence convenience store clerk at gunpoint in April 2011. He also robbed and assaulted a Providence restaurant owner with a pistol two days later.
Child hospitalized after being struck by vehicle.
A local fire chief is hanging up his hat after decades on the job.
Residents gathered for a candle light memorial ceremony Tuesday evening, honoring Nelson Mandela for his life of service in the struggle for human dignity.
Decorating for the holiday season is a staple in many Rhode Islander’s yearly traditions, but holiday decorating is the leading cause of injury in the last months of the year.
A gas leak in Pawtucket is under control after a gas line break on Waltham Street early Tuesday afternoon.