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(Updated 11:02 a.m. and 12:03 p.m.) R.I. Commerce Corp. on Wednesday announced a $16 million proposed settlement with First Southwest Co., a former financial adviser for the state when it invested $75 million into the now-defunct video game company 38 Studios LLC. more
Charles F. Denno, the former Providence Plan finance director, has agreed to plead guilty to “devising and executing” a scheme in which he fraudulently converted more than $500,000 of Providence Plan funds for his own use. more
The R.I. Supreme Court has ruled that the Newport Zoning Board’s approval of a welcome center at The Breakers mansion does not require further review, allowing construction on the center to begin. more
Former state representative Raymond E. Gallison Jr. has agreed to plead guilty to nine criminal charges related to stealing from a dead person’s estate and a special-needs trust, committing fraud and falsifying documents. more
Navient Corp., the largest servicer of student loans in the United States, was sued by a U.S. regulator over allegations that the company “systematically” cheated borrowers. more
Environmentalists rejoiced Friday, as the state’s largest utility withdrew a proposal to use ratepayer-backed funds to pay for the expansion of natural-gas pipelines in Rhode Island. more
Volkswagen AG is closing in on a deal to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties to settle a U.S. probe into the rigging of diesel-powered cars to cheat emissions tests. more
The Preservation Society of Newport County has lauded a R.I. Supreme Court decision upholding a Zoning Board vote that approved the society’s application for the controversial Welcome Center to be constructed at the entrance of The Breakers. more
Bank of America Corp. owes the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. at least $542 million for deposit insurance that it refuses to pay, the U.S. regulator claimed in a lawsuit. more
(Updated 4:34 p.m.) Two people are in custody following a shooting Monday downtown at noon. more
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