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Justice
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The U.S. Supreme Court dealt what may be a fatal blow to Aereo Inc. and its dream of transforming the television industry, ruling that the Barry Diller-backed Internet startup is violating broadcasters’ copyrights. more
Rhode Island Superior Court Judge Michael A. Silverstein has appointed a temporary receiver to oversee the Blue Grotto restaurant’s finances and assets, following the closure of the Federal Hill eatery earlier this month. more
Cranston and Warwick are among the 50 best cities to live in, according to a survey by 24/7 Wall St. more
Colville Properties, owner of 28 rental properties in Fall River, has filed for Chapter 11 federal bankruptcy protection, citing problems with the city’s crime rate, as well as fire and uncooperative bankers, according to news reports. more
The number of driving-related fatalities in Rhode Island dropped 20 percent in 2014 to 52 from 65 in 2013, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said on Wednesday. more
(Updated 3:56 p.m.) The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth had 27 violent crime reports in 2013, according to Federal Bureau of Investigation crime statistics. more
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of carrying out the biggest terror attack on U.S. soil since 2001, as jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing case now turn to the more difficult task of deciding whether he should die. more
The Rhode Island Center for Justice, a nonprofit public interest law center that formed in January, is formally announcing its launch today. 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
The big murder trial that’s been obsessing Bostonians has ended with a guilty verdict. No, you’re not having déjà vu. Today’s jury decision came in the case of Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots star tight end. more
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