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Justice
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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
The R.I. Commerce Corp. has agreed to a $12.5 million proposed settlement with several defendants involved in the pending 38 Studios lawsuit. more
Lawyers for New England Patriots’ Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell are back in court as a quick settlement of their dispute over the quarterback’s four-game suspension remains out of reach. more
A federal lawsuit has been filed against four phony cancer charities and their operators who allegedly scammed more than $187 million from consumers around the country, according to Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. more
HSBC Holdings PLC, Barclays PLC and three other banks agreed to settle U.S. investor lawsuits tied to the currency-rigging scandal, bringing the total so far to more than $2 billion across nine firms. more
The executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island said he is pleased that a federal district court judge has struck down a state law that makes it a crime to circulate anonymous political literature. more
When it comes to pay, the place for teachers to be is Rhode Island, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Bureau of Economic Analysis compiled by Rasmussen College. 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
Two separate plea agreements for cases involving unemployment insurance benefits fraud have been reached, restoring nearly $36,000 for the state in restitution, according to Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. more
An ongoing disagreement between the Rhode Island attorney general and the state’s health insurance commissioner regarding a recently approved 10.4 percent rate increase for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island has landed in Superior Court. more
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