Johnston's Top Stories, Oct. 8—12

Ideas for the Columbus Day holiday and our forum for feedback after the VP Debate garnered the most views this week.


Oct. 8: 5 Things: What to Do on Columbus Day

For those of our readers who had the day off for Columbus Day — or needed ideas for the sitter — our list of things to do topped the chart on Monday.

Oct. 9: RI State Police Arrest Log: Johnston Man Arrested Following Car Crash

People always seem to want to keep tabs on the Rhode Island State Police — or, more accurately, the people they arrest. Tuesday was no exception, as our report of a man arrested on a warrant led the most-read list on Tuesday. A close second wasJohnston Police Seek Car-Ramming Suspect, which covered the report of a woman who allegedly drove her van into her ex-husband, then rammed the van into the car he was riding.

Oct. 10: RIHS Football Poll – Week 5

The Johnston High School Panthers' continued grip on the number 5 spot in the Rhode Island High School Football poll — among powerhouses LaSalle, Hendricken, Cranston East, and Portsmouth — nabbed the top spot on Wednesday.

Oct. 11: Biden-Ryan Vice Presidential Debate: Who Won?

Lots of readers stayed up to watch the Vice Presidential debate on Thursday night — and click on our "JohnstonPatch Asks" article. Up to that point, ourVideon on the Johnston Police Department Promotions and Appointment had gathered the most visits of the day.

Oct. 12: Domestic Assault Suspect Ordered Held on Probation Violation

Our top local story on Friday was a report from the Johnston Police Department (with an assist by Smithfield Police) of the arrest of a local man on domestic violence charges, his fourth arrest since January, 2011.


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