Last Week in RI: Snow Day, Pedestrians Killed in Crosswalks

Miss anything last week? Check out some of the top stories from around the state. Click the headlines for the full articles.

Written by Patrick Luce 

Monday, Jan. 20

Snow, Wind and Cold Prompts Winter Storm Warning

ANother major snowstorm blanketed much of the region in 8 or more inches, and frigid temperatures continue.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

Cops Ask Residents To Lock Cars, Report Suspicious Activity

The Coventry Police Dept. is asking residents for their help in preventing theft from vehicles, which continues to be an ongoing problem townwide.

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Body Found Outside Brenton Road Home

Newport police are awaiting notification of next of kin and positive identification of the body before releasing further detailsThe incident remains under investigation.  

Thursday, Jan. 23

Tiverton Rescue Crew Saves Deer Stuck in Narrow Rock Crevice

A large deer found herself stuck between a rock and a hard place after the recent snowstorm, but thanks to Tiverton rescue crews and DEM, was freed from a narrow crevice Thursday afternoon.

Friday, Jan. 24

Bellevue Shop Owner Dies After Struck Crossing Road

A 59-year-old Middletown woman died Thursday night after she was struck by a pickup truck while crossing Bellevue Avenue in Newport. She was the second pedestrian hit in a crosswalk in the area this week.


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