Community Focus: William J. Kole
Warwick resident and author William J. Kole joined 12 News at 4 Wednesday to discuss his new book "The Big 100: The New World of Super Aging," which explores the expected boom in centenarians.
An emergency Board of Licenses meeting was held Sunday afternoon to discuss the status of “Levels Lounge”, where 12 News learned all three victims were located before the time of the shooting. Police requested an emergency 72-hour closure of the business due to public safety concerns while the investigation continues. That request was accepted by the board.
We’ve obtained surveillance video from Friday’s high-speed police pursuit that appears to show the moment the suspect, Joshua Pavao, ditches several items. Pavao was in the area for just over a minute before leaving. A police chase ensued as he left the area.
A man is facing a slew of criminal charges after East Providence police say he led them on a high-speed chase that caused multiple crashes on Friday. Joshua Pavao, 43, whose last known address is in Kissimmee, Florida, was arrested after he was involved in a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Pawtucket and Taunton avenues. Police said numerous loaded long-gun magazines and hundreds of rounds of long-gun ammunition were scattered around the scene as a result of the crash, and responding officers found three duffel bags filled with thousands of more rounds of ammunition in his car.