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Missing teen's family speaks as they search

August 28, 2014

WEST WARWICK— Stocked with plenty of water and snacks, the family of Khia Lake spent their day searching at a playground on Potowomut Road in Warwick, near Goddard Park, for the 14-year-old who has been missing for one week. Mother, aunt and grandmother of Lake posted flyers of Lake’s description and photo around the same place she was found the first time she went missing.

WWPD cops dispute web ranking

August 28, 2014

WEST WARWICK— A recent report from Law Street, a website-based organization geared towards reporting factual information on law and public policy, has ranked West Warwick as the fourth most dangerous town in the state. Rhode Island was ranked the 38th most dangerous state in the country, according to statistics Law Street used from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s most recent Uniform Crime Report: Crime in the United States 2012.

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.


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