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Justice
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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
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
May is graduation season. No offense to the high schools and colleges that said goodbye to their students, but for graduates of one particular and very small program, the stakes are a lot higher than which beach to spend the next few months at. … more
You never actually own a synagogue. You merely take care of it for the next generation. That’s the essence of a 106-page court decision that’s transferred control of the historic Touro synagogue in Newport, from a New York City congregation to a local one seeking to revive the institution’s religious life. more
Rhode Island’s attorney general is warning consumers against an “aggressive scam” targeting the state’s older population involving fraudulent sweepstakes. more
A 45-year-old man was sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison last week after pleading guilty to bank fraud. more
NEW BEDFORD – Federal authorities raided one of the best-known seafood wholesalers in the Northeast late last month, arresting owner Carlos Rafael on charges of conspiracy and falsifying records. Rafael, 64, of Carlos Seafood on South … more
NEW BEDFORD – Fishing magnate Carlos Rafael has been indicted by federal prosecutors for lying about fish catches and smuggling cash to Portugal through Logan International Airport in Boston, in a multiyear scheme involving hundreds of thousands … more
Bank of America Corp., Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are among 22 financial companies accused of colluding to manipulate auctions of U.S. Treasury securities in a lawsuit filed by investors. more
Hugh T. Clements Jr., chief of police in Providence, has been appointed president of the Rhode Island Police Chiefs Association. He is the first Providence police chief to serve as president of the association since 1960. He holds a B.A. in … more
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