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Police & Fire, Schools
Parents are being warned after a suspicious man allegedly approached Portsmouth Middle School students at a bus stop this morning.
Police & Fire
A white pickup truck ended up on its side around 5 p.m. Monday.
A Portsmouth woman was pronounced dead at Newport Hospital Monday after a head-on vehicle crash on West Main Road near Raytheon.
No injuries were reported, but traffic delays occurred Monday morning after multiple reports of vehicle crashes on Route 24 South.
Government, Police & Fire
Newport resident Chris Edenbach, an employee of Memorial Funeral Homes, talks about what he saw Monday at Kenmore Square after the Boston bombing.
A Navy bomb unit has been sent to Boston to assist after explosions went off at the Boston Marathon finish line.
According to multiple sources, the University of Rhode Island’s Kingston campus is currently on lockdown because of a possible shooter.
The following arrests were reported by the Middletown Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
The following is based on reports from the Portsmouth Police Department.
Domestic violence can happen in seconds or minutes. This video shows the short time in which a fatal act of domestic violence occurred in Portsmouth last month.
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