Members of the Cranston Fire Department responded to a fire at the Veterans Memorial Ice Rink complex off Phenix Avenue this afternoon. Though the main rink is fine, the bubble rink is deflated and firefighters are trying to determine the cause of the fire.
Jacob Thomas Aversa, 13, of Lawnwood Road in Coventry, passed away on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 at Hasbro Children' s Hospital in Providence. Born in Warwick, he was a son of Karen M. Aversa of Coventry and the late Jeremy S. Dufault.
Woonsocket Police are investigating an early morning home invasion at 65 West Park Place at 2:14 a.m. during which two people suffered multiple gunshot wounds and a third suffered "undetermined" injuries.
During an initial appearance in Providence's U.S. District Court on Friday afternoon, U.S. Magistrate Judge Patricia Sullivan ordered Stephen Ardrey, 30, held without bail after charging him with one count each of transporting a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity and sex trafficking of a child.