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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
Rhode Island and 30 other states reached a settlement with three national credit reporting agencies who have agreed to pay $6 million, of which the Ocean State would receive about $90,000. more
In retrospect, it seems inevitable that Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev would get the death penalty. more
(Updated 3:54 p.m.) State Rep. Joseph S. Almeida, 57, of Providence was arrested by State Police Tuesday on a felony charge relating to unlawful appropriation of campaign contributions, the state agency announced. more
Training Thru Placement Inc. has agreed to pay $300,000 to more than 100 employees, including workers with disabilities, as part of a settlement agreement announced by the U.S. Department of Labor on Wednesday. more
Large businesses from Main Street to Wall Street are urging the Supreme Court to strike down laws banning same-sex marriage. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training has referred a complaint involving possible employee criminal conduct to the state police for investigation. more
(Updated 12:02 p.m.) Former R.I House Speaker Gordon D. Fox has been charged with three felonies – bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return – and pending court approval of a plea agreement, he could spend up to three years in prison, according to U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha. more
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
(Updated 3:12 p.m.) Former HealthSource RI director Christine C. Ferguson was arrested over the weekend by police for allegedly procuring alcohol for a minor. more
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