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(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The Patriots take back the division lead with a win versus Tennessee on Sunday.  A suspect is dead after reportedly shooting at police in Seekonk, Massachusetts with an assault rifle.  A principal at a Warwick school dealing with a COVID outbreak has died.

>>Patriots Beat Titans To Pull Back Into First Place 

(Foxboro, MA)  --  It's a half-dozen wins in a row for the New England Patriots.  The Pats dispatched the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium on Sunday 36-to-13.  The Patriots are a half-game ahead of Buffalo for the division lead with five games to go, and next up for New England is a Monday night matchup versus the Bills.

>>Suspect Dead After Exchanging Gunfire With Police In Seekonk

(Seekonk, MA)  --  The Bristol County, Massachusetts District Attorney's Office says an individual armed with an AK-47 rifle shot at police officers in Seekonk on Sunday.  Officers had responded to a reported break-in at a business on Route Six near the intersection with School Street at around 6:30 a.m.  The suspect reportedly fled in a vehicle before crashing and firing their weapon.  The D.A.'s office says police returned fire and the suspect, whose name has not been released, and he was found dead.

>>Several Arrests Following Large Mall Fight In Providence

(Providence, RI)  --  Three juveniles were arrested after a large fight at the Providence Place Mall over the weekend.  GoLocalProv reports over one-hundred people were involved in the melee on Saturday night.  The disturbance drew a large Providence police response, and the crowd reportedly attempted to block the officers from performing their duties.

>>Pilgrim High School Principal Gerald Habershaw Dies 

(Warwick, RI)  --  A longtime Warwick principal whose school has been dealing with a coronavirus outbreak has died.  Pilgrim High School principal Gerald Habershaw [[ HABB-er-shaw ]] passed away on Saturday.  Habershaw's brother told The Providence Journal he died of complications from COVID-19.  Nearly fifty virus cases have been linked to a homecoming dance at which Habershaw and numerous students were seen not wearing masks inside as is mandated by the state of Rhode Island, according to the Journal report.  The Warwick School District has not said whether Habershaw was placed on leave, but a new acting principal was named prior to his death.

>>New Names For RI Casinos

(Providence, RI)  --  Rhode Island's casinos are going by new names.  New signage was put up this month reflecting the change to Bally's Twin River for the casino and hotel properties in Lincoln and Tiverton.  Bally's Corporation, which is headquartered in Providence, was previously known as Twin River Worldwide holdings. 

>>Lane Changes On Broadway In Providence 

(Providence, RI)  --  The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is announcing a travel lane shift on Broadway in Providence that will take effect Monday night.  This is part of the rehabilitation project for the downtown Broadway Bridge over I-95.  RIDOT says a newly-built sidewalk on the bridge is being opened to pedestrians, which will eliminate a lengthy detour that has been in place since June.

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