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Rhode Island man pleads guilty to drug trafficking charges

Oct. 18, 2021 15:01 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Providence man who tried to sell a large amount of fentanyl and heroin while under surveillance by law enforcement pleaded guilty Monday to drug trafficking charges, federal prosecutors said. Josimar Delacruz-Reyes, 31, was under investigation...

Shooting wounds 3 at club where 1 was killed in August

Oct. 18, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Shots broke out for the second time since the summer at a Providence nightclub, wounding three people this time after a man was shot and killed there in August, police said. Police responded just before 2 a.m. Sunday to a report of shots fired...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 06:10 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH def. Argenta-Oreana, forfeit Aledo (Mercer County) 54, Stark County 0 Algonquin (Jacobs) 49, Hampshire 13 Amundsen 34, Chicago Sullivan 0 Annawan/Wethersfield (FB Coop)...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Ada-Borup 34, Underwood 0 Albany 28, Foley 14 Andover 49, Monticello 14 Annandale 35, Princeton 17 Barnesville 42, Staples-Motley 7 Becker 23, St. Cloud...

Thursday's Scores

Oct. 15, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Ada-Borup def. NCEUH, 25-16, 28-26, 25-20 Albany def. Pierz, 25-13, 25-21, 25-17 Andover def. Coon Rapids, 25-22, 25-17, 25-22 Avail Academy def. St. Agnes, 25-17, 25-20, 25-14 ...

Rhode Island preparing to vaccinate kids against COVID-19

Oct. 14, 2021 15:03 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island officials are preparing now to vaccinate children ages 5 to 11 in anticipation of the federal government authorizing Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for that age group, Gov. Dan McKee said Thursday. McKee and the state's health director...

Steven DuBois, beloved and eclectic AP raconteur, dead at 53

Oct. 14, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Steven DuBois, an Associated Press reporter who spent two decades sharing Oregon's biggest news and quirkiest neuroticisms with readers worldwide, died Tuesday after a three-year battle with cancer. He was 53. Quiet and self-effacing, DuBois...

Police ID man killed inside Providence laundromat

Oct. 14, 2021 09:38 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police have released the name of the man shot and killed while apparently trying to fight off an armed robber inside a Providence laundromat. The victim shot inside the Broad Street business on Tuesday night was identified Wednesday as Melvin...

Police: Man trying to fight off robber killed at laundromat

Oct. 13, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A man apparently trying to fight off an armed robber inside a Providence laundromat has been shot and killed, police said. The victim, described only as a man in his 30s, was shot inside the Broad Street business at about 8 p.m. Tuesday. ...

Tuesday's Scores

Oct. 13, 2021 00:25 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Ada-Borup def. Park Christian, 25-12, 25-20, 25-16 Adrian def. Hills-Beaver Creek, 25-16, 25-17, 25-18 Albany def. Holdingford, 25-11, 25-21, 25-22 Albert Lea def. Winona, 3-2 ...