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Police & Fire
The following is based on reports from the Portsmouth Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Four-year-old Nicholas Gear, of West Greenwich, died Sunday despite a teenager's attempts to rescue the boy from a backyard pool.
Nine members of the Portsmouth Fire Department recently completed training at the new state facility at no cost to the town.
The four-year-old was pronounced dead at St. Anne's Hospital in Fall River.
We compile noteworthy police stories from around the region.
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Family Service of Rhode Island and Roger Williams University again team up to help crime victims.
Armin B. Christian had reportedly been on the run for more than 30 years after his escape from a South Carolina prison.
The following arrest information was supplied by the Portsmouth Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
The following arrest information was supplied by the Portsmouth Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
We compile some of the more unusual police reports from departments around the state. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
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