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Hombre baleado en Providence encontrado en Cranston

Rhode Island - Un hombre fue baleado en la pierna el jueves en Providence cuando manejaba por la Avenida Priscilla entre la calle Wallace y la Avenida Progress cuando desde otro automóvil una mujer le disparo. El hombre, cuya identidad aún no se da a conocer, se dirigió hacia la Avenida Webster en Cranston, la policía de esa ciudad notifico a la policía de Providence. El fue llevado al Hospital Rhode Island. Hasta el momento no se reportan arrestos.
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Incendio en Cranston deja dos heridos

Rhode Island - Un incendio la madrugada del viernes dejo a siete personas sin techo. Los bomberos llegaron hasta el 72 de la Avenida Princess, en Cranston un inmueble de 4 pisos, según las autoridades las llamas se iniciaron en el cuarto piso. Un bombero y uno de los residentes resultaron heridos, pero no de gravedad. Las autoridades investigan la causa del incendio. La Cruz Roja esta asistiendo a los damnificados.
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Fugitivo de Cranston capturado en Central Falls

Rhode Island - En Central Falls, la policía anuncio el arresto de Rashard Littlejohn de 34 años de Providence que era buscado por la policía de Cranston en relación a 4 incidentes de violencia doméstica en Noviembre y un quinto que se reportó el pasado sábado.  Littlejohn fue acusado con múltiples cargos incluidos los de  ingreso forzado, agresión, vandalismo doméstico
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Grupo Citizens construiria campus en Rhode Island

Rhode Island - El Grupo Financiero Citizens a través de un portavoz confirmo que el gigante bancario está considerando construir un campus en Rhode Island para unos 4,000 empleados que trabajan en Cranston, Wariwck y Smithfield.  Según la información, las oficinas centrales en Once Citizens Plaza en Providence no cerraran  y se mantendrán en Rhode Island los 5,300 puestos de trabajo
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Hombre enfrenta cargos luego de persesucion policial

Rhode Island - Las autoridades presentaron cargos de posesión de un vehículo robado, eludir a la policía y agresión simple en contra de Andre Savage de Providence de 20 años quien manejando un vehículo robado en Cranston, llevo a la policía en una persecución policial la madrugada del lunes que termino en Providence  cuando se estrelló con un árbol y el auto se incendió. Savage y sus dos pasajeros sostuvieron serias lesiones y fueron llevados al Hospital Rhode Island
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Mayor Allan Fung announces new police chief in Cranston

CRANSTON, (WPRI) – Cranston Mayor Allan Fung on Thursday named the officer who is second in command of the Rhode Island State Police as his choice for police chief. If the City Council gives its approval, the man currently second-in-command at the Rhode Island State Police will become Cranston’s new police chief. “I am proud to introduce today the next police chief of the great city of Cranston, Lt. Col. Michael Winquist from the Rhode State Police,” Fung said.   Lt. Col. Michael Winquist, a 24-year veteran of the force said he'll be a visible and approachable chief. "My goal is…
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Mayors Taveras and Fung to Host Job Fair for Military, Veterans and Their Families at Providence Career & Technical Academy

Ninety companies to participate with more than 500 job openings; Brief opening ceremony featuring Brigadier General Petrarca, Hope High School Junior ROTC and area veterans PROVIDENCE, RI - Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and Cranston Mayor Allan Fung are co-hosting a job fair for Rhode Island's military, veterans and their families on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 1 at the Providence Career & Technical Academy, 41 Fricker Street, Providence. There will be 90 businesses that are actively hiring on hand for the event, which will include a brief opening ceremony and four workshops for attendees. This event will be the fourteenth…
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Statement from Mayor Fung regarding Moody’s Report Upgrading Cranston’s Bond Rating

March 4, 2014 Cranston, Mayor Allan Fung today shared details of Moody's Rating Agency's decision to remove its "negative" outlook on Cranston's bond rating. Fung commented: "This step by Moody's affirms that the efforts we have taken to tackle major issues in Cranston have been successful." Primarily, the Mayor was referring to his recent negotiated pension reform with Police and Firefighter retirees as well as those active members who are still part of the City system. This agreement, not only reduces the long term liability, but also saved the City over six million dollars in this current budget year -…
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Police Investigating Cranston Home Invasion

Just before 2:30 Sunday morning Cranston police received a call to investigate a report of a home invasion that had occurred at 14 Milton Avenue. Upon arriving officer spoke with the victim, a 25 year old male that lived on the first floor, who told police that two individuals had forced their way into his home and proceeded to hit him in the head and face with a pistol before binding him with duct tape. After about a half hour the victim said he was able to free himself , and was treated for minor injuries he sustained at the scene.…
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Robbery Suspect Tracked Down by Cranston & Warwick Police

27-year-old Mason Deangelus has been arrested following a robbery around 10:30 Friday morning, when Cranston Police were called for a robbery at the Pawtucket Credit Union on Sockanosset Crossroad. The suspect passed the teller a note demanding money and claiming he was armed. Cranston Police led the case but shared the information with neighboring police departments, which resulted in identifying the suspect. Working  with Warwick Detectives  Deangelus was tracked down to the La Quinta Inn on Jefferson Boulevard in Warwick.
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