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Scoreboard Roundup - 4/20/14

Scoreboard Roundup - 4/20/14

Getty Images/Hemera (NEW YORK) -- NHL Playoffs: First Round - Philadelphia Flyers 4 - New York Rangers 2 (Series tied, 1-1)

Boston Bruins 4 - Detroit Red Wings 1 (Series tied, 1-1)

Montreal Canadiens 3 - Tampa Bay Lightning 2 (Montreal leads series, 3-0)

NBA Playoffs: First Round - San Antonio Spurs 90 - Dallas Mavericks 85 (San Antonio leads series, 1-0)

Miami Heat 99 - Charlotte Bobcats 88 ...

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Boston Expands Security Efforts for Monday's Marathon

Boston Expands Security Efforts for Monday's Marathon

Andrew Burton/Getty Images(BOSTON) -- Police are ramping up security for Monday's Boston Marathon in the wake of last year's bombings.

Four-thousand police officers and 500 undercover plain-clothes detectives will be staged from the start line to the finish line.

Kurt Schwartz, Massachusetts' Undersecretary for Homeland Security and Emergency Management in the Executive Office of Public Safe...

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Prince George Squeals With Delight Upon Meeting Bilby Named After Him

Prince George Squeals With Delight Upon Meeting Bilby Named After Him

Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage(SYDNEY) -- Call it a meeting of the adorable minds.

Prince George met a bilby named after him while visiting the Taronga Zoo in Sydney with his parents, Prince William and Kate Middleton. He squealed with delight upon seeing the marsupial, known as Australia's Easter Bunny.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge helped officially open the new enclosure at the zoo, wh...

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Woman Reportedly Finds Bird Leg in Bagged Spinach

Woman Reportedly Finds Bird Leg in Bagged Spinach

iStock/Thinkstock(AKRON, Ohio) -- An Ohio woman is unhappy with the food giant Dole after reportedly finding a bird leg in her bagged spinach.

Rose Carducci said, after she opened the bag, "As I started looking some more I saw what looked like nails, like talons, and realized, 'Oh my gosh, this is part of a bird.'"

Carducci says Dole offered to send vouchers for spinach and salad, but she turne...

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Del Taco Customer Mistakenly Charged Thousands for Fast Food

Del Taco Customer Mistakenly Charged Thousands for Fast Food

iStock/Thinkstock(SANTA PAULA, Calif.) -- Some fast food customers in Santa Paula, California have been mistakenly overcharged for burritos and tacos.

About 150 people who used credit and debit cards at Del Taco-- a fast food Mexican restaurant found mainly in the West and Midwest-- faced overcharges. One customer reportedly spent $5.48 but was charged $5,480.

Del Taco says this was a technical...

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John Paul Stevens: Okay to Consider Politics in Retirement Decision

John Paul Stevens: Okay to Consider Politics in Retirement Decision

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In an interview with George Stephanopoulos on This Week, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens revealed that he believes it is appropriate for justices to take "politics" into account in deciding when to retire.

"I think so It's an appropriate thing to think about your successor, not only in this job," Stevens said on whether to take i...

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WADK Local News
  • Bristol dragster accident victim dies

    The man who crashed his dragster last week in Bristol has died.  Steven Elmslie was in the race car when it went out of control and landed in the smoke shed behind the Wing-n-It restaurant.&nb...Read More

  • R.I. unemployment down

    Rhode Island’s unemployment rate is 8.7 percent for the month of March, down from nine-percent in February. That's compared to 9.5 percent in March of 2013. The national unemployment...Read More

  • Drug overdose death count goes up

    The number of drug overdose deaths in Rhode Island this year is up to 85.  The Providence Journal reports the victims range in age from 20 to 62 and they have died in 26 communities.  The...Read More

  • Portsmouth pot bust

    Portsmouth Police arrested Jake Fernandez of Hilltop Drive in Portsmouth on marijuana charges.  After conducting a search, police found many marijuana plants, pot packaged for sale and multipl...Read More

  • Jamestown Town Council

    At the next Jamestown Town Council meeting, the council will adopt the fiscal year 2015 total budget including the operating, capital and school budgets.  They may also go into executive sessi...Read More

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