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(Updated 3:06 p.m.) Three people were arrested outside Textron Inc. on Westminster Street Thursday after blocking the entrance to the company. Two of them used bicycle locks to chain their necks to doors at the entrance. more
A federal jury on Tuesday convicted two employees of a Pawtucket grocery store for using the stolen identities of more than 400 individuals to collect more than $2.6 million in fraudulent federal tax return payments, according to U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha. more
(Updated 4:02 p.m.) With new forms of opiates now available in Rhode Island, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin wrote on Monday to R.I. Department of Health Director Nicole Alexander-Scott to urge her to immediately add certain chemical analogs to the Uniformed Controlled Substances Act, according to a statement from his office. more
(Updated 11:19 a.m.) Volkswagen AG has agreed to spend nearly $15 billion to get 480,000 emissions-cheating diesel vehicles off U.S. roads and placate regulators even as it struggles to devise an acceptable fix under an agreement with the U.S. government. more
(Updated, 1:58 p.m.) The FBI recommended that no criminal charges be filed against Hillary Clinton over her use of private email while secretary of state, even as the bureau found that her careless handling of official communications could have exposed classified information to hackers. more
For the 27th consecutive month on a year-over-year basis, foreclosure petitions rose in Massachusetts in May, according to figures released by The Warren Group on Thursday. more
(Updated 3:49 p.m.) 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 that they violated the Federal False Claims Act. more
Employers gathered at the Roadmap to Reentry Community Workforce Development Summit Wednesday morning to learn about how ex-offenders are prepared for a smooth re-entry into the mainstream workforce and incentives available to employers who take the risk to hire those with a criminal record. more
(Updated 11:02 a.m. and 12:03 p.m.) R.I. Commerce Corp. on Wednesday announced a $16 million proposed settlement with First Southwest Co., a former financial adviser for the state when it invested $75 million into the now-defunct video game company 38 Studios LLC. more
(Updated 2:42 p.m.) City Council Majority Leader Kevin Jackson has been arrested and will be arraigned this afternoon for allegedly misappropriating $12,000 in campaign contributions and embezzling $127,000 from the Providence Cobras, a youth track and field organization that he founded. more
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