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Justice
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A federal grand jury has indicted Christopher Carroll, formerly of Jamestown, for failing to pay more than $250,000 in child support. more
The former state representative who earlier this month entered into a plea agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office from charges of tax and wire fraud could receive a reduced sentence for cooperation. more
The Employees’ Retirement System of Rhode Island is pursuing leadership roles in two class action lawsuits against BP and Plains All American for oil spills that affected investors and the environment, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner said Thursday. more
PROVIDENCE – The 50-year-old operator of El Centro Multiservicios LLC, a tax-preparation service in the city, has agreed to plead guilty to federal tax and wire fraud charges, U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha said last week. According to … more
BURRILLVILLE – Three climate activists who bound themselves to construction equipment at a natural gas compressor station are looking at a legal bill. According to a report by ecoRI News, the town's attorney, Oleg Nikolyszyn, is seeking … more
Sally Dowling has been appointed to the Judicial Nominating Commission and has been designated as chair, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Four city restaurants owned and operated by Andrew Mitrelis underpaid 17 servers and kitchen employees, a violation of the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. more
(Updated 1:25 p.m.) A former executive at a subsidiary of Alex and Ani has filed a lawsuit against the jewelry company, its founder and CEO Carolyn Rafaelian, its general counsel and Senior Vice President Suzanne Kelly and Seven Swords Media LLC alleging sexual discrimination, false imprisonment, creating a hostile work environment and emotional distress. more
Gordon D. Fox, the former R.I. House speaker and vice chairman of the Providence Board of Licenses, was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison for stealing $108,000 in campaign funds, accepting a $52,000 bribe and filing false tax returns. more
It is not often Rhode Island finds itself on the front lines of a First Amendment issue. But this is one of those times. The story begins with accusations of sexual misconduct by a teacher in Warwick. The school committee commissioned a … more
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