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(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: Governor Dan McKee says the mass COVID-19 vaccination site in Providence is closing soon.  It was apparently a case of wrong place, wrong time for the man who was stabbed at a convenience store in North Providence.  The Boston Bruins are going to compete for the Stanley Cup again this year.

>>McKee Says Vaccination Site At Dunk To Close Soon

(Smithfield, RI)  --  Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee said on Monday that the closure of the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence as a mass COVID-19 vaccination site is, quote, "imminent".  McKee said the state is shifting to bringing the vaccines to people in local communities.  The Dunk is one of five state-run vaccination sites in Rhode Island.  The others are in Woonsocket, South Kingstown, Middletown and Cranston.

>>Police Identify Pawtucket Victim Of Route 95 Crash

(Attleboro, MA)  --  The Massachusetts State Police is identifying the Pawtucket, Rhode Island man who was killed in a crash on I-95 last week.  The name of the 19-year-old who died was Hernane Ribeiro.  The crash that happened in Attleboro, Mass last Thursday remains under investigation.

>>New Details On Murder At Cumberland Farms Store

(Warwick, RI)  --  Authorities are saying this weekend's fatal stabbing at a Cumberland Farms store in North Providence was apparently carried out at random.  Christopher Carbajal was arraigned Monday for the murder of Brian Cervini, both of North Providence, two days after the alleged attack.  The two had never met and Cervini was reportedly in the store to get coffee.  Carbajal is said to have a violent history.

>>Providence McDonald's Employee Accused Of Slashing Customer

(Providence, RI)  --  A McDonald's employee in Providence is being charged with felony assault for an alleged slashing attack.  The customer who suffered the attack Friday night reportedly told police he had gotten into an argument about the food with staff at the restaurant on Branch Avenue.  The victim and the employee, who was identified as Shaheed Miller, then went outside to fight and Miller allegedly slashed the customer in the face.

>>Man Charged With Attempting To Hire Hitman

(Providence, RI)  --  A Providence man is facing federal charges for an alleged murder-for-hire plot.  The Justice Department says Agustin Vinas attempted to hire someone to kill two men.  One was a contractor he claimed owed him money and who threatened to harm his family if he did not stop asking him for payment, and the other was an employee of the contractor.  The FBI reportedly surveilled Vinas talking about the proposal with an acquaintance.  The feds say he then discussed it with an undercover law enforcement officer who acted as the hired hitman.

>>Bruins Clinch Playoff Spot

(Newark, NJ)  --  The Boston Bruins are going back to the NHL playoffs.  The B's defeated the New Jersey Devils on the road Monday night, three-to-nothing.  This is the fifth consecutive trip to the Stanley Cup Playoffs for Boston, which has five regular season games remaining, starting with another game against the Devils in Newark tonight.

Jim McCabe/djc           RI) MA)
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05-04-2021 00:46:08

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