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57 dogs saved from kill shelters meet their new families in touching video

57 dogs saved from kill shelters meet their new families in touching video

Zoonar/Erik Lam/iStock/Thinkstock(WHEATON, Ill.) -- Fifty-seven dogs taken from kill shelters in Texas are now with loving families.

The dogs were saved by TracysDogs, a nonprofit organization dedicated to working with kill shelters to adopt their dogs, rehabilitate them and then match them with deserving families.

Last Saturday, the Texas-based organization brought its 32-foot trailer to the par...

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'Terrorists will not defeat us': London honors terror attack victims with candlelight vigil

'Terrorists will not defeat us': London honors terror attack victims with candlelight vigil

TomasSereda/iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- "Terrorists will not defeat us," Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the crowd as candles were lit at a vigil in London's Trafalgar Square this evening in honor of the three people killed and dozens injured in yesterday's deadly terrorist attack.

At first three people were killed in the attack -- a police officer, a prep school administrator and an American t...

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Health bill vote set for Friday as Trump draws line in the sand

Health bill vote set for Friday as Trump draws line in the sand

tupungato/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, a central promise of GOP leadership, is set for a showdown Friday as President Donald Trump issued an ultimatum, demanding that
the House of Representatives move forward.

The American Health Care Act is being pushed full steam ahead by both Speaker Paul Ryan and the White House, despite heavy criticis...

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Trump Hotel in DC not in violation of government lease, GSA says

Trump Hotel in DC not in violation of government lease, GSA says

Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The General Services Administration (GSA) announced on Thursday that President Donald Trump's lease of a luxury hotel from the government in Washington, D.C. -- which raised
eyebrows among some ethics watchdogs -- is in good standing.

The lease of the Old Post Office property prohibits government officials from profiting from the agreement. In a letter released o...

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Disney chief teases 15 years of "Star Wars" stories yet to come

Disney chief teases 15 years of "Star Wars" stories yet to come

Lucasfilm(LOS ANGELES) -- Disney CEOBob Igerdropped not one, not two, but three huge spoilers about theStar Warsuniverse today, speaking at a conference that took place on campus at University of Southern California.

First, Iger spoke about the lateCarrie Fisher, who died this past December, and how the upcoming eighth installment of the Star Wars saga,The Last Jedi,would handle the loss...

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Cancer in young women and teens may harm future pregnancies, study finds

Cancer in young women and teens may harm future pregnancies, study finds

shironosov/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- More women who were diagnosed with cancer as teens or young adults are surviving -- and many are having children of their own.

But their path isn't always easy. A new study published on Thursday in JAMA Oncology finds women who survived cancer between 15 and 39 years old may have an increased risk of complications with
pregnancies and births, even years ...

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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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