Bobb Angel
Bobb Angel
6:00am - 9:00am
The Morning Report w/ Bobb and Jane

1540 WADK.com Updates

Rhode Island News Today

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: Rhode Island has surpassed another milestone in the ongoing battle against coronavirus. A Cranston man is no longer facing a murder charge after prosecutors decided to drop the case against him. A 54-year-old man has died due to injuries he suffered during an altercation in Warren last month.

[[watch for updates]]

>>Rhode Island Surpasses Another Milestone In Ongoing Battle Against COVID-19

(Providence, RI) -- Rhode Island has surpassed another milestone in the ongoing battle against coronavirus. State health officials said yesterday that over 700-thousand residents are completely vaccinated against COVID-19 while more than 768-thousand people have received at least one dose of vaccine. The number of new coronavirus infections has also grown by 316 and one more person has died away after contracting the illness. There are 121 patients hospitalized statewide for treatment of the illness with 17 of them in intensive care.

>>Murder Charge Dismissed Against Cranston Man Due To Video Evidence

(Providence, RI) -- A Cranston man is no longer facing a murder charge after prosecutors decided to drop the case against him. Back in March, 33-year-old Kenneth Hernandez was accused of killing 32-year-old David Camacho on Julian Street in Cranston. But since then, video evidence was uncovered that found he wasn't near the murder scene at the time Camacho was shot. Yesterday, a judge ruled that Hernandez has been cleared of any wrongdoing and said it was unfortunate he was arrested in the first place.

>>Man Dies Of Injuries Suffered During Altercation In Warren Last Month

(Warren, RI) -- A 54-year-old man has died due to injuries he suffered during an altercation in Warren last month. Police say Richard Raymond passed away a few days ago after being struck by an aluminum baseball bat in the area of Market Street and Sanders Street August 28th. Raymond was reportedly involved in a dispute with a 43-year-old man that police believe he knew but that man hasn't been arrested. A celebration of Raymond's life will be held from four p-m until seven p-m today at S. Dipardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home on Diamond Hill Road in Woonsocket.

>>Triple A: Cost Of Gas Increases Slightly In Rhode Island

(Undated) -- Rhode Island drivers are handing over a bit more of their hard-earned money these days to keep their vehicles running. According to Triple A, the average cost for a gallon of regular gas is three-08. That's up one cent from last week and is two cents higher than this time last month. One year ago, the average cost for a gallon of gas in the state was two-15. The national average is currently sitting at three-19.

>>Red Sox Return Home As Battle For Wild Card Spot In American League Heats Up

(Boston, MA) -- The Boston Red Sox are going to be back in front of their home crowd tonight as they look to build momentum in the hunt for a Wild Card spot in the American League. The Red Sox are hosting the struggling Baltimore Orioles in a three-game series that'll continue through Sunday. Right now, Boston is tied in the Wild Card race with the Toronto Blue Jays with the New York Yankees just a half-game behind both teams. First pitch for tonight's game at Fenway Park with the Orioles will be seven-10 p-m.

>>New England Patriots Looking To Win First Game Of Season Against NY Jets

(East Rutherford, NJ) -- The New England Patriots will be taking the field this weekend in hopes of picking up their first win of the season. New England will be battling their longtime AFC East rival the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Patriots lost to the Miami Dolphins 17 to 16 at home last week in a game that saw New England turn over the ball multiple times. Kickoff for Sunday's contest is set for one p-m.

###
Andrew Poirier/jb 
Copyright © 2021
TTWN Media Networks Inc. 

09-17-2021 00:26:07

Weather

 

Closings & Delays

RI EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Hurricane Preparedness

COVID-19

image of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Rhode Island Features

On Facebook