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New US Secret Service director to be named

New US Secret Service director to be named

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- ABC News has confirmed that the Trump administration has settled on a new appointment for U.S. Secret Service director.

Former Marine general and Acting Deputy Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection Randolph "Tex" Alles is the pick for the position, law enforcement and government sources tell ABC News.

Selecting an outsider would be a big shift for the insular agenc...

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Trump picks fight with Canada over dairy products and trade

Trump picks fight with Canada over dairy products and trade

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that the United States 'will not stand for' Canadian dairy trade policies that hurt American dairy farm exports, adding that the rules have "made business for our dairy farmers in Wisconsin and other border states very difficult."

Canada has made business for our dairy farmers in Wisconsin and other border states very dif...

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Mike Flynn may have violated law over Russia payments, House investigators say

Mike Flynn may have violated law over Russia payments, House investigators say

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- House Oversight Committee leaders said Tuesday that newly provided classified documents show that President Trump's former national security adviser, Mike Flynn, may have broken the law when he failed to seek U.S. government permission or to disclose his acceptance of payments from a media organization considered to be an arm of the Russian government.

Republican chairman...

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Incident report says doctor fought with officers before being pulled off United flight

Incident report says doctor fought with officers before being pulled off United flight

United Airlines(CHICAGO) -- The officers who forcibly removed Dr. David Dao from a United Airlines flight earlier this month said the passenger responded in an "aggressive manner" when he was ordered to give up his seat and flailed his arms as he fought with the responders, according to a Chicago Department of Aviation incident report obtained by ABC News on Monday.

Dao, a 69-year-old physician ...

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First Look: "Kingsman: The Golden Circle"

First Look: "Kingsman: The Golden Circle"

20th Century Fox - 2017(LOS ANGELES) -- 20th Century Fox has released the official trailerfor the sequel to its massive 2014 sleeper hitKingsman: The Secret Service. The peek at director Matthew Vaughn's second go 'round,Kingsman: The Golden Circle, seesTaron Egerton's newly minted super-spy, Eggsy, returning to the Kingsman HQ -- only to see it obliterated by a missile.

Eggsy and his form...

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Despite vaccination success, US still faces outbreaks

Despite vaccination success, US still faces outbreaks

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- This week, the World Health Organization kicks off World Immunization Week "to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease."

In the U.S., overall vaccination compliance remains high for many childhood immunizations, with at least 90 percent of children getting the recommended vaccinations on time for measles/mumps/rubella, polio and ch...

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WADK Local News
  • Giant Greenhouse To Be Built In Newport

    A Canadian company is going to build a two-level hydroponic greenhouse in Newport's north end.  Hydroserre will construct and run the facility which will cover five acres.  The compan...Read More

  • Warwick Parish To Close

    Saint William Parish in Warwick is closing.  The Diocese of Providence says the last Mass at the church will be Easter Sunday.  The number of parishioners has dwindled from 850 families i...Read More

  • Elorza Looks To Raise Revenue Through Several Legislative Measures

    Providence Mayor Elorza is seeking revenue to stabilize the long term financial future of the city.  The mayor is asking that state lawmakers approve a number of bills that include raising the...Read More

  • Teacher, Coach Charged With Domestic Assault

    A teacher and coach is facing domestic assault charges.  Police say 36-year-old Michael Solitro was arrested around 1 a.m. Sunday after officers found a woman at a Leahy Street home holding an...Read More

  • 17 Arrested In Drug Bust

    Pawtucket Police say 17 people are facing charges after a major drug bust.  Authorities say the arrests come after complaints of the use and sale of illegal drugs at 12 Nickerson Street. ...Read More

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