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Red Sox Ship John Lackey to the Cardinals

Red Sox Ship John Lackey to the Cardinals

Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Boston Red Sox stayed active in the trade market Thursday, shipping starting pitcher John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig.

It was the second deal completed prior to Thursday's non-waiver deadline by the Red Sox, who also traded All-Star pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to th...

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Drone Carrying Drugs, Phones Crashes Outside SC Prison

Drone Carrying Drugs, Phones Crashes Outside SC Prison

iStock/Thinkstock(BISHOPVILLE, S.C.) -- A crashed drone carrying contraband, including marijuana, tobacco and cellphones, was found outside the razor wire fence at a maximum security prison in South Carolina.

One person has been arrested, however the search for a second suspect has been ongoing since prison officials found the downed aerial vehicle and contraband in the bushes outside Lee Correc...

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Tribe Emerges from Brazilian Jungle Possibly for First Time

Tribe Emerges from Brazilian Jungle Possibly for First Time

iStock/Thinkstock(RIO DE JANEIRO) -- A remarkable video shows a group of indigenous people coming into contact with the outside world, possibly for the very first time.

The group of men are believed to be natives of Peru but they were filmed in northern Brazil on the banks of the Envira River, which runs near the Peruvian border. It's not clear when the encounter took place, but the video was re...

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Mom Raises Money to Fund Son's 'Smile' Surgery

Mom Raises Money to Fund Son's 'Smile' Surgery

Courtesy Danielle Templer(NEW YORK) -- When 5-year-old Maddox Perales poses for a photo, he has to hold up his cheeks as he yells cheese. Maddox's unusual smile is a result of a neurological disorder called Moebius syndrome.

Maddox was diagnosed as an infant with the disorder, which primarily affects the 6th and 7th cranial nerves and can cause severe facial weakness or paralysis, according to...

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Tesla 'Gigafactory' May Expand Electric Car Market

Tesla 'Gigafactory' May Expand Electric Car Market

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Electric-car maker Tesla Motors and Panasonic, the Japanese-owned electronics firm, have signed an agreement to build a giant battery manufacturing facility in the U.S.

The "Gigafactory," as it is known, would help Tesla become a mass manufacturer of electric cars.

Per the agreement, Tesla will prepare, provide and manage the facility while Panasonic manuf...

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State Department Using Facebook for Visa Delay Damage Control

State Department Using Facebook for Visa Delay Damage Control

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- International students and others looking to travel to the United States this fall are concerned about whether glitches in the State Departments visa processing system will prevent them from getting their travel documents on time -- and have taken to social media to vent.

The system in charge of processing and printing visas has been at least partially down sinc...

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WADK Local News
  • Funeral Home Remains Examined

    Officials believe some human remains found in a Providence funeral home had been there for more than a decade.  Six bodies and two cremated remains were found at Pennine Funeral Home on Federa...Read More

  • Judge Tosses Candidate Stalking Conviction

    A judge is throwing out the Internet stalking conviction of a top teachers union official over his actions during a 2010 state House campaign.  The judge ruled that e-mails sent by John Leidec...Read More

  • Four Beaches Reopen

    Three beaches in Middletown and one in Newport are open to swimming once again.  State health officials say the bacteria levels at Atlantic Beach, Peabody’s Beach, Third Beach and Easton...Read More

  • Newport Man Getting Incucted Into National Sailing Hall Of Fame

    The Annapolis, Maryland based National Sailing Hall Of Fame has announced that Harry Anderson Jr. is among eight inductees into the class of 2014. Anderson, a long time Newport resident, has been i...Read More

  • Three Dollar Bar To Remain Closed

    A bar on Providence's Federal Hill that was the scene of a recent homicide will remain closed for the time being.  The Board of Licenses says the Three-Dollar Bar will remain closed as the...Read More

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