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Justice
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A federal lawsuit has been filed against four phony cancer charities and their operators who allegedly scammed more than $187 million from consumers around the country, according to Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. more
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death for helping detonate two bombs near the Boston Marathon finish line, in an attack that killed three, wounded hundreds and laid bare the threat of homegrown terrorism in post 9-11 America. more
A $25.6 million verdict has been delivered against Rhode Island Hospital, the largest negligence verdict in state history, the Associated Press reported. more
Settlements have been reached with Sprint Corp. and Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, regarding charges for third-party services placed on consumers’ mobile telephone bills that were not authorized by consumers, a practice known as “mobile cramming.” more
The federal government has awarded Rhode Island more than $1 million to help fund family violence prevention providers. more
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will implement safety enhancements in aerial acts to protect employees against injuries like those its aerialists suffered during a a “hair hang” act last year at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. more
Princeton University must face a lawsuit challenging its New Jersey property-tax exemption, a state appeals court ruled in clearing the way for a trial that could affect the tax status of all nonprofit colleges. more
The owner and an employee of St. Jude Home Care have been charged in a Medicaid fraud scheme, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said on Tuesday. more
Superior Court Associate Justice Sarah Taft-Carter has given preliminary approval to the proposed settlement of the so-called state pension reform cases. more
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been found guilty of first degree murder in the death of Odin Lloyd, whose body was found in a Massachusetts industrial park in June 2013. more
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