Police & Fire

Follow this group to stay in the know about police and fire news happening in your neighborhood. Flag as Inappropriate

Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors. What's on your mind? What's on your mind? Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell something
Posts awaiting your approval 0
Cheap Guy April 16, 2014 at 04:49 pm
steal liquor from a store = jail ... steal 1 trillion from the masses = get a Republican bailout.Read More .. Kill one person = murderer ... Kill 10 people = Serial killer ... Kill hundreds of thousands (including children) in 2 foolish and unnecessary Trillion Dollar ten year long wars , and retire from the White House with a fat pension
Chris12 April 16, 2014 at 05:56 pm
Cheap guy - we get the government we vote for
glavoie April 17, 2014 at 10:06 am
Pray for the guy. Obviously desperate.
Leave RI April 17, 2014 at 07:22 pm
CB11..I owe you an internet coffee.
CB11 April 18, 2014 at 08:26 am
Glad I could bring some laughter into your day! :)
Tom Badger April 18, 2014 at 10:18 am
@least there are those here who will not tolerate any crap from these 7th Century throwbacks . HaveRead More a nice day .
File photo.
getreal April 17, 2014 at 06:54 pm
What are the chances of a Virginia Tech or other Mass shooting, about the same odds I guess. It wasRead More very unfortunate what happen to Mr. langevin and I am sure every rule of firearm safety was broken.
Leave RI April 17, 2014 at 07:17 pm
...."It is an undisputable fact: more guns. More gun deaths. Minors, felons and mentally illRead More should not have access to guns. Solve that and our yearly 30,000+ gun deaths will drop." LMAO..Thanks CPT Obvious to the rescue Ok Taking cars off the street will reduce accidents. Removing roller skates will reduce....uhm..injuries from roller skating...ok your turn......and go!
Leave RI April 17, 2014 at 07:20 pm
......"This could NEVER happen at URI ...because ???" Thtop it Todd. The anther ithRead More becauth he didn't go to URI.
Vinnie B. April 15, 2014 at 06:45 pm
Bigoted Delusions of Grandeur. Did your wife cheat with an Italian? Is that where all the hostilityRead More comes from? Back to your miserable life, troll.
Tom Badger April 15, 2014 at 06:50 pm
Though I am not one bit Italiano I do speak the language having had to learn that , Latin and manyRead More others along the course of my life due to my work . I also know an aweful lot about immigration laws and those who break those laws . Though you are probably an anchor baby I'd be concerned as some day this country just might follow immigration laws to the letter of the law . Luckily I don't live in a place that stinks of your kind as I know better lol .
Tom Badger April 15, 2014 at 06:56 pm
Maybe you can help me . Were these Hispanics part of the Hispanic Mafiosa ? If they break the lawRead More robbing stores do you not think they'd break other laws ? PS. there are many illegal aliens in the ACI . the only problem is the scumbag governor doesn't want dopes like you who reside there also to know .
Heroin. File photo.
Joeb170 April 9, 2014 at 11:14 am
I don't believe any where in my post it stated to allow them to continue based on mental issues. IRead More was just trying to get across that the reason for peoples behavior when in the grips of addiction isn't necessarily always choice. I advocate getting treatment and knowledge on the subject to better their understanding of why they do what they do. I, myself am a recovering addict, and while I have 5 years clean and sober, the disease of addiction is always lurking and waiting for me let my guard down for just one moment so it can strike. So, back to the having first responders carry Narcan with them, I'm all for it. Just my opinion.
Craig Civic April 14, 2014 at 06:49 pm
@ Joeb170...GREAT POSTS. PERIOD. @CB11: By your logic I'll bet you think it's OK and FINE andRead More ACCEPTED scientifically that you/one CAN have a GENETIC DISPOSITION...to, say, cancer, arthitis, heart disease or any of the other hundreds/thousands of diseases CAUSED BY chemical imbalances and genetics. And that if you get THAT KIND of illness from a GENETIC problem, well, gee, then, THAT'S ok. But, with your logic it is NOT OK when that chemical imbalance or genetic predisposition involves...ADDICTION. Because YOU, being stuck in the 1800's, feel addiction is a "moral" issue and not an 'illness", whether it be genetic or chemical or...NOT. The human body is just one big chemical reaction and it is MORE surpising that there are not even MORE anomalies/illnesses/imbalances than there actually are. The human body is an amazing chemical reaction that, incredibly runs PERFECTLY 99% of the time. It's not fun being part of THAT 1% though. But it is wonderful...maybe harder?...to show empathy and kindness and care to that 1%.
CB11 April 15, 2014 at 08:46 am
I am not "stuck" in the 1800s as you suggest. I also don't live with rose-colored glassesRead More on and think that "feel-good" empathy and misplaced compassion will solve this problem. You can try to educate the addicted but in the end, it is THEIR CHOICE to use or not. You can't be there 24-7, you can't control what they do. No matter how much you counsel and try to point them down the right path and warn them what's down the wrong one, you have no control on what they decide to do. We need to either get tough - and I mean "SWAT team surrounding the building" tough - on the gangs and the dealers who produce and sell the crap or just throw our hands up in the air and start giving out free kits with needles and Narcan. Not holding the addicted responsible for their actions and decisions is enabling and every addict will take advantage of that sort of compassion because it leaves them blameless for what they do. It's called "Tough Love" for a reason!
Elizabeth Tuttle April 13, 2014 at 07:11 am
The second picture is photoshopped. Setup? And you people are really really racist in your comments!Read More
Elizabeth Roy April 13, 2014 at 07:43 am
A punk is a punk is a punk Ms. Tuttle. Don't care what color, ethnicity, or income level. If thisRead More is true, they are idiots and brats. Again, if any of them were mine, they would be sorry.
Melanie Scalera April 13, 2014 at 08:29 pm
Millennial Failmonkeys
Photo Courtesy: Steve Laxton/WPRI
Lisa C. April 7, 2014 at 12:22 pm
I ran into this scene on my way into work this morning - it scared the living daylight out of me!Read More However, I was relieved to hear the details of the accident weren't nearly as bad as I had initially suspected. It seemed as though every policeman on duty at 6:30am was present - I noticed at least 5 Cranston police cars blocking Reservoir, and several more down Park (not to mention the abundance of fire/rescue crews). I literally thought it was a fatality! I mean THANK GOD it wasn't and that the parties involved only suffered non life-threatening injuries - but - was all that presence really necessary for such a semi-minor incident? I can't help but wonder if this was just a civilian-to-civilian accident, would it have created such a stir?
Bob April 5, 2014 at 08:12 pm
@someguy...thanks...I speak my mind...could care less what others think.....Still free to do thatRead More here...
Becca April 6, 2014 at 09:39 am
I've said it for years, lose the security the plaza should HAVE TO hire POLICE details daily! IRead More would never shop here you need 4 sets of eyes!
Victoria Vigilante April 7, 2014 at 10:00 am
Actually she does look familiar......Aunt Jemima maybe?
PMarandola April 4, 2014 at 01:08 pm
@Flanagan Please Carmody lol another one in the dirty dozen! This is what happens when you get inRead More bed with a dirty union as all these guys contributed $$$ to Fung! They all thought this would never ever happen afterall they were in charge! If Ryan was smart he'd retire cuz he aint no Colonel material! RISP are bringing the professionalism BACK to the station! As a resident I welcome them to stay as they certainly represent RI well! Good luck to all those they have particpated in this "mess" Karma never loses an address!
James Flanagan April 5, 2014 at 05:19 pm
@Mark Schieldrop....I want to know why the Patch isn't investigating Fung for: 1. The suppressedRead More tapes the Captain who was on leave for 2 years has that allegedly contain recordings of Fung involving illicit activities, 2. An article that addresses the nepotism in Fung's appointments with Palombo, Antonucci and other promotions 3. Allegedly there are secret recordings/tapes of Fung that a Cranston Ooficer whose family owns a Cranston gas station showing Fung again engaged in illicit activity...ALLEGEDLY ..these seem like newsworthy tips worth investigating ...I also think you should read the First Amendment ...you delete an awful lot of comments around here
Becca April 6, 2014 at 09:37 am
@Flanagan Hmmm sounds like you are turning the dirt! I will keep reading...
Credit: @Lymegrill/Twitter
Carla Hall O'Brien April 4, 2014 at 09:47 am
How about it if Mr. Middletowner brings back the company to Narragansett at the Roller Rink???Read More Think of all the attraction you'd get then with the brand. Think about it, RI is highest unemployment rate in the country. Bring the jobs back to Rhody, Mark Hellendrung.
Bill the 1st April 4, 2014 at 10:28 am
Yeah move the production back to RI, because, as we all know, the best business model is the oneRead More that considers how best to maximize costs and minimize returns. The reason RI is the highest unemployment rate in the country is that we are a State that has lost its way. Once a land of free, independent people, we are now the land of corruption and taxation and voluntary slavery. We have abdicated our individual power and rights to the majority and those who rule over us.
Leave RI April 4, 2014 at 03:38 pm
This company is moving up. Don't move to RI. It'll suck the life out of your business like a giantRead More leech. They will tax tax tax and not care one bit what happens to the company or employees. At least your employing Americans.
Photo: Rhode Island Hospital via Facebook
Carolyn Brown April 3, 2014 at 07:52 am
Not sure which hospital in RI my friend got operated in, but he got MRSA and ended up weeks in aRead More nursing home. - Apparently there are poor hygiene practices going on.
kelseyc April 3, 2014 at 08:17 am
There is a MSRA epidemic going on right now, all over the world, not just in RI. Usually once you'reRead More infected with MRSA once, you're colonized (essentially permanently). That's why, Mike, you received an infection a second time, and also why you'll most definitely be infected again if you ever need another surgery. Good hygiene practices are NOT the only thing that is going to stop an epidemic (what we really need is widespread knowledge about the horrors of antibiotic misuse). But if you all think simply going out of state for health care is going to solve the issue, please do. While we're at it, let's stop vaccinating our kids too because we can just blame infections on the hospitals. Yes, RI Hospital should have been more proactive about quarantining the patient; however, measles should also be all but eradicated in the US, but recent idiots like Jenny McCarthy have slowed that process a bit.
CB11 April 3, 2014 at 09:48 am
I got MRSA a few years ago and had not been anywhere near a hospital or nursing home. I spent a weekRead More in the hospital on heavy antibiotics. The doctors told me that it used to be something they saw people getting from a stay in the hospital or nursing homes but they are now seeing it brought IN to these places on people who are carriers but not affected by it. These people brush up against you, use the same handrail, touch anything that you then touch and you get it. I was told the best deterrent is to WASH! WASH! WASH! your hands often. I was also told to expect to get it again but, luckily, it's been 3 years with no further infection.
Taylor Swift sings a song for a child at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence Monday. Credit: Hasbro Children’s Hospital
lynze April 2, 2014 at 12:49 pm
Taylor Swift did a nice thing. Period. Why is it that people just cannot accept something niceRead More without thinking there is an ulterior motive? She did not bring cameras so it was not a PR stunt. And Thedore- Why shouldn't you be arrested if you are on her property? You don't belong there. That has nothing to do with being nice.
Renee Cwiek April 2, 2014 at 01:30 pm
I'd have you arrested if you were on my land to Thedore. It doesn't really matter why she did it.Read More She made those kids happy.
Leave RI April 2, 2014 at 02:01 pm
Theodor Barra out of the gene pool. WTF would posses you to see if how fast you would get arrestedRead More for being on someones private property? Are you one of those idiots who say "here hold my beer"...then get put on the nightly news for a bonehead stunt?
File photo.
Jack Baillargeron March 31, 2014 at 11:46 am
(Who will stop the rain) by CCR comes to mind of late ;-}
10speed March 31, 2014 at 04:15 pm
That amount of rain at one time is probably what the Calif desert gets in 5 years. ... and a thirdRead More of a season's rainfall (season 4 months.. about 17-18") on coastal Calif.
From left, Curtis Gomes, Jodi Johnson and Calvin Johnson are facing robbery charges after a home invasion in Cranston on Thursday night. (Photo: Cranston Police Department)
Victoria Vigilante April 7, 2014 at 10:09 am
Three beauties with combined IQs less than temperature outside!
jim harris April 7, 2014 at 04:30 pm
Good Job! Three more low life scum bags off the street.
10speed April 7, 2014 at 05:00 pm
What gets me is that thieves ( in general ) work so hard at being crooked ... be breaking andRead More entering, holding up a bank, taking other's property .. you name it. And for what? A pittance of a profit. And too knowing that they risk some jail time or a lifetime behind bars. Is it so worth it to be a non-productive low-life? ...Slinking thru the streets day or night time trying to figure out how to make 2 cents. Someone said before ... "Three with a combined IQ which is less than the current outside temperature."
Photo Credit: The I.C.E. Agency
Jack Baillargeron March 28, 2014 at 06:18 pm
Good cause and good people.
Joe Sousa March 29, 2014 at 07:26 am
Newport holds a similar event . It was fun to watch the buzz cuts .
Leave RI March 30, 2014 at 01:33 am
Nice job all.
Photo Credit: Boston Firefighters Credit Union
Jack Baillargeron March 27, 2014 at 09:09 pm
The Fireman's Prayer When I am called to duty God, Where-ever flames may rage, Give meRead More strength to save some life, What ever be it's age. Help me embrace a little child, Before it is too late, Or save an older person from The horror of that fate. Enable me to be alert and to hear the weakest shout, And quickly and efficiently, To put the fire out. I want to fill my calling and To give the best in me, To guard my every neighbour and Protect his property. And if according to my fate, I am to lose my life, Please bless with your protective hand, My children and my wife. The Fireman's Wifes Prayer The table's set, the meal's prepared, our guests will soon arrive. My husband once more disappears with a hope of keeping a child alive. While waiting at home alone, our plans having gone awry My first impulse is merely to sit right down and cry. But soon again I realize the importance of my life When I agreed to take on the duties of being a fireman's wife. While there are many drawbacks, I'll take them in my stride, Knowing "My Daddy saved a life" our children can say with pride. The gusting winds and raging flames may be his final fate. But with God's help I can remain my fireman's faithful mate.
coventry taxpayer 2 March 27, 2014 at 10:39 pm
From Tom Brady who watched the firefighters: On behalf of my entire family, I want to extend myRead More deepest sympathies and condolences to the Boston Fire Department and the families of our brave and selfless firefighters who gave their lives for our protection and safety today, and to the entire firefighting community who protect us each and every day. All of you will be in our thoughts and prayers.
John March 28, 2014 at 04:02 pm
Please keep comments to the thread and the fallen. Anything else is disrespectful. Thank You
Photo Courtesy: NBC10
Miguel March 28, 2014 at 08:47 am
The white Hyundai let in was leaving the Dunkin Donuts. It's possible the driver that stopped toRead More let her exit was trying to get into the same parking lot and perhaps could not fit through the entrance with the Hyundai there.
2ferskippy March 28, 2014 at 09:59 am
no fault woman driver
10speed March 28, 2014 at 02:03 pm
Something smells fishy in this story. ...If the Hummer was "stopped" or even moving at aRead More snails pace how could it lurch forward with enough force to jump the curb and get airborne enough to come down on the hood of another car??? And yet no one is at fault? Would it not have been more prudent for the person exiting the parking lot to have turned right with traffic then reconfigure his/her route at the next intersection or left turn lane. I can imagine the true facts being that the car exiting the parking lot continued out into the traffic lanes then stopped in that traffic lane for oncoming traffic. An oversight on the part of the law enforcement... an oversight on the part of they Hyundai driver ... the oversight of the Hummer driver. All to blame for dismal driving habits.
Leave RI March 27, 2014 at 02:50 pm
...they should file suit against the psychic...she couldn't see this coming???
Abe Lincoln March 27, 2014 at 04:07 pm
The Mrs had seances after they blew my brains out at the theatre!
Leave RI March 28, 2014 at 10:00 am
If you watch the I team link they could have better spent their money on Jenny Craig, Atkins,Read More Slimfast.
Becca March 26, 2014 at 05:21 pm
LOL The AG needs to create a TIP line for all the SSD SSI abuses, collecting free $$$ & workingRead More "odd" jobs for cash!
Bob March 26, 2014 at 05:41 pm
Wow, Cranston is sure becoming the hot bed of scumbagism....one story a day....used to be such aRead More nice place
FBI agents search the home of Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox Friday. Credit: WPRO via Twitter
Tom March 21, 2014 at 11:04 pm
He can't wait to get prison raped.
jw3 March 22, 2014 at 09:19 am
Peter A. Filippi III March 23, 2014 at 11:36 am
As for the AG he'll just look the other way. I was blackmailed by the mayor of Johnston in the lastRead More mayoral election. The State Police have all the recordings of the matter in which it was revealed that 4 other candidates had also been blackmailed over the past 6 years by the Johnston Democrat Machine in which the investigation was promptly halted. For more info contact jtaxassoc@aol.com
See more »