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A group of Rhode Island motor vehicle companies has filed a court complaint seeking to block a state requirement that all vehicles for hire charge customers at least $40 a trip. more
Preliminary data indicates both property and violent crimes dropped in 2014 in Providence, according to a news release. Reported incidents dropped 15 percent, according to Mayor Angel Taveras, Commissioner Steven M. Pare and Police Chief Col. Hugh T. Clements Jr. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said that the state of Rhode Island will receive $198,000 through a settlement with T-Mobile over “mobile cramming,” in which charges for third-party services on consumers’ mobile telephone bills that had not been authorized by the consumer are included. more
Fourteen people will face federal charges Wednesday morning for allegedly sending toxic prescriptions across the nation that killed dozens of people, the Boston Globe reported. more
As part of a settlement with the city in connection with a lawsuit that had been filed over discriminatory lending practices, Santander Bank N.A. has launched the Santander-Providence Home Loan Program to promote home ownership opportunities for low- and moderate-income borrowers in the city. more
Workers don’t have a federal right to be paid for time spent in post-shift security searches, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a decision that will help Amazon.com Inc. fend off lawsuits seeking more than $100 million. more
The state of Rhode Island will receive approximately $48,000 through a settlement with Sirius XM Radio Inc., Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said Thursday. more
(Updated, 5:40 p.m.) Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee said he is pleased with Judge Sarah Taft-Carter’s decision to grant the state’s request for a jury trial in the pension cases. more
The owner of Alhambra Building Company has been sentenced to two years probation for failing to pay workers prevailing wages and filing false claims in order to collect more than $1.8 million in federal funds during a West Warwick textile mill renovation project. more
State Rep. Patricia Morgan has asked Attorney General Peter Kilmartin to investigate a meeting held by the Coventry Fire District board over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. more
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