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Kent County Daily Times

Teen still missing; police canvassing town

August 27, 2014

WEST WARWICK— It is approaching one week since 14-year-old Khia Lake was last seen and there has been no promising leads in the investigation. West Warwick Police Department (WWPD) were canvassing the community yesterday, talking to anyone who may know the young girl. They have not utilized any K-9 units during yesterday’s investigation.

Search turns up nothing for another day, Khia Lake

August 26, 2014

WEST WARWICK— After searching the wooded areas along the Pawtucket River off West Warwick Ave, there was nothing recovered that may tied to the missing 14-year-old Khia Lake. She was last seen at her residence Wednesday evening and was reported missing by her mother Thursday morning.

Lake is 5-foot-3, weighs about 120 pounds, and has a fair complexion, dark brown, shoulder-length hair, and a lip ring on her lower-right lip. She was last seen wearing a black v-neck tank top and black shorts with the word “dancer” on the back.

BJ's in Centre of New England joins Food Recovery Challenge

August 22, 2014

COVENTRY— A national initiative geared towards encouraging businesses and institutions to actively participate in food donation and food waste prevention will now have BJ’s Wholesale Club involved in the effort as the first wholesale club to commit to the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Food Recovery Challenge.

The Coventry BJ’s Wholesale Club location has donated 107,147 pounds of perishable food since the programs inception in 2012, according to a representative from the Westborough, Massachusetts-based company.

Man who shot at Warwick cops could be local

August 22, 2014

WEST WARWICK— The man involved in the shootout with Warwick police officers Monday afternoon is believed to have ties to the West Warwick and Coventry area. Warwick Police Commander Michael Babula explained that Kenneth Cunningham, the fugitive involved in the shooting, was believed to be originally from the area with friends or family living in the community and Rhode Island.

Cunningham was imprisoned in California in 1997 on charges of second degree murder, second degree robbery and burglary, receiving stolen property, sale of a weapon and a felon in possession of a weapon.

Veggie villain makes off with garden goods

August 20, 2014

COVENTRY — “This garden has been here for six years and this is the first time this has ever happened,” said Gail Tatangelo, who started the Coventry Community Garden a half-dozen years ago.

Tatangelo is so upset that a person or people would steal the vegetables that so many volunteers have taken the time to plant and care for.

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