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(Updated, 1 p.m.) Bank of America Corp. agreed to pay about $16.7 billion to end federal and state probes into mortgage bond sales, the harshest penalty yet related to loans that fueled the 2008 financial crisis. more
Bank of America Corp. is nearing a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department after raising its proposed offer to resolve probes into its sale of mortgage-backed bonds in the run-up to the financial crisis, according to people familiar with the talks. more
A $1.8 million waterfront house mistakenly built on Point Judith park land in Narragansett must be moved or torn down, the R.I. Supreme Court ruled Friday. 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
A report released Thursday by gun-violence prevention group Everytown for Gun Safety found that Rhode Island is among 12 states that have reported fewer than 100 records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System designed to help keep individuals considered dangerously mentally ill from purchasing guns. more
Lawyers for JPMorgan Chase & Co., Barclays PLC, and units of Citigroup Inc. and Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC filed into a courtroom some 60 miles northeast of Manhattan to admit to a global conspiracy to manipulate currency markets. more
Bank of America Corp. is nearing a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department in which it will pay between $16 billion and $17 billion to resolve probes into its sale of mortgage-backed bonds in the run-up to the financial crisis more
R.I. Superior Court Judge Bennett Gallo on Wednesday ruled against the Bellevue Ochre Point Neighborhood Association’s lawsuit opposing the welcome center planned for the grounds of The Breakers mansion. more
An independent study of public safety dispatch services in the state recommends the creation of regional emergency dispatch centers to save municipalities money, particularly since the 911 system is moving toward technology that can relay text messages, photos and video. more
Fourteen people will face federal charges Wednesday morning for allegedly sending toxic prescriptions across the nation that killed dozens of people, the Boston Globe reported. more
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