Archive - 2014 - News Article
WOONSOCKET â€“ Two brothers went at each other with a knife and a large cookpot Saturday, making a bloody and bruised mess of themselves and at least one woman who got caught in the middle.
Saul Brito Nunez, 26, and Andres Brito Nunez, 22, both of Woonsocket, were charged with one count each of domestic assault with a deadly weapon and domestic disorderly conduct following an altercation at a Charles Street residence about 3:15 a.m., police said. Saul was also charged with an additional count of assault with a deadly weapon.
VIDEO: Ben Volin's midseason Patriots report
Ben Volin looks back at the first half of the Patriots season and looks ahead at the remainder of the regular season.
WOONSOCKET â€“ For the fourth year in a row, Sojourner House is hosting a masquerade ball Friday to generate funds to provide shelter and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Local firefighters know that plenty of training is needed to make sure everyone remains safe during an emergency, and that also applies to the possibility of a case of the Ebola virus sickening someone in the city some day.
So on Tuesday, Woonsocket Rescue crew members joined the staff at Landmark Medical Center in testing their practices for handling just that sort of a crisis with a coordinated drill outside the hospital.
PROVIDENCE â€“ The race looked close as the first precincts began to report results from the Rhode Island governorâ€™s race, but in the end, Democrat Gina Raimondo was victorious. Raimondo, who beat Republican Allan Fung with 40.1 percent of the vote, is the first woman to be elected governor in the Ocean State.
â€śRhode Island is ready for a governor who is going to turn this state around,â€ť Raimondo said in her victory speech, going on to repeat a campaign slogan: â€śItâ€™s time to get Rhode Island back to work.â€ť
VIDEO: McNabb: Manning can't stand with Brady in my eyes
FOX Sports Live breaks down the latest game in the rivalry.
Rhode Island has been stagnating for too long now, mired in the morass of a failing economy that threatens to suck us all under like quicksand.
We still have not fully recovered from the Great Recession that hit in 2008, and that extended period of weakness and fiscal frailty makes it all the more difficult to pull ourselves out of the hole.
Our state desperately needs a leader to step forward, one who has the courage to confront difficult problems and the wisdom and judgment find the best way to solve them.
Gina Raimondo is that leader.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Bethany Marslandâ€™s love affair with Champâ€™s began when she was barely tall enough to see above the counter of the historic dining car.
As a little girl, she remembers telling the brothers who ran the place, Roger and Gerry Champagne, that she wanted a restaurant just like theirs when she grew up.
â€śI loved it,â€ť she says. â€śMy mother used to take me there forever, for as long as Roger and Gerry had the place.â€ť
The proprietor of a long string of successful restaurants in the city over the years, Marsland is about to open another. But it wonâ€™t be like Champâ€™s.
WOONSOCKET â€“ A Providence County grand jury has indicted a city man on 10 charges stemming from a one-day crime spree that allegedly included an attempted home invasion, a police pursuit and a carjacking during which he shot a man in the foot.
PAWTUCKET â€“ Call it a case of punch-drunk love.
A Woonsocket woman was charged with false report of a crime, among other offenses, after she told police her ex-boyfriend had struck her, when it turns out that she had punched herself in the face, then chased him back to his apartment, police officials said.