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PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and 35 other attorneys general on Sept. 22 filed an antitrust lawsuit against the makers of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat opioid addiction, over allegations that the companies engaged … more
PROVIDENCE – An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division found that Jacky's Waterplace & Sushi Bar and its owner violated the minimum wage, overtime and recordkeeping requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act. They … 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
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
The last defendant in the state's lawsuit to recover money from its ill-fated 38 Studios LLC investment has settled for $16 million. All told, roughly $61 million has been recovered through settlements with the various defendants, although legal … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will petition the R.I. Superior Court next week to release grand jury documents related to 38 Studios LLC. 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
Omar Mateen, who killed 49 people in an Orlando nightclub Sunday, was a walking red flag. He was abusive, unstable and prone to rages. He boasted of ties to every terrorist group under the sun. more
PROVIDENCE – Rosciti Construction Corp. and Wallace Construction Corp., along with four of the companies' current and former owners and officers, will pay $1 million to resolve civil allegations they violated the Federal False Claims Act. … 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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