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JAME E. DOYLE II was charged with 31 counts of bank fraud and one count each of filing a false tax return and failing to file a tax return. / COURTESY WJAR-TV NBC 10

Former R.I. Sen. James E. Doyle II charged with bank fraud...

PROVIDENCE – Former state senator and businessman James E. Doyle II of Pawtucket has been charged with 31 counts of bank fraud and one...
THE PROVIDENCE POLICE Department announced the return of the school-zone speed cameras will begin on Sept. 4, with ticket issuance beginning on Oct. 23. There will be 15 such cameras located in Providence school zones.

Providence school-zone speed cameras to resume Sept. 4

PROVIDENCE – School-zone speed-zone cameras are scheduled to begin activation starting Sept. 4, the Providence Police Department announced Wednesday.The speed camera program, which launched...
BLIND JUSTICE stands outside of U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Va., where the fraud trial of Paul Manafort is taking place. Testimony Thursday indicated that Manafort tried to defraud Citizens Bank while applying for a real estate loan. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Manafort jury told of doctored letter, condo lies, Citizens involvement

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The fraud trial of Paul Manafort resumed with prosecutors offering witnesses to focus on the nine bank-fraud counts against President Donald...
R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Kilmartin has announced that former state Rep. John Carnevale has pleaded guilty to one count of perjury. Carnevale had been running for state representative in District 13, but has been removed from the ballot. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Former Rep. Carnevale pleads guilty to perjury; gets removed from ballot

PROVIDENCE – Former state Rep. John Carnevale pleaded no contest to one count of perjury before R.I. Superior Court Justice Bennett Gallo to charges...
CONSUMPTION COUNTS: Saroj Bhandari, left, and Lanna Nawa founded Impact Everything to help make retail purchases produce a greater social good, such as having the purchase price go toward the cost of planting a tree. 
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Socially responsible retailing on College Hill

Every time someone buys a product at a new Providence retail store, something good is happening across the globe.The concept behind Impact Everything LLC,...
THE R.I. DIVISION of Public Utilities and Carriers has found “insufficient cause” to revisit the docking questions raised by the town of New Shoreham over the proposed facility at Old Harbor for Rhode Island Fast Ferry. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FAST FERRY

DPUC denies attempt to revisit Block Island Fast Ferry dock issue,...

WARWICK – The long-running dispute between a company wanting to add seasonal ferry service to Block Island, and the town of New Shoreham and...
THE ACLU OF RHODE ISLAND hafiled a sex and age discrimination lawsuit against the Newport Grand Casino in U.S. District Court. / PBN FILE PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

ACLU of R.I. files sex and age discrimination suit against Newport...

PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island has filed a sex and age discrimination lawsuit against Newport Grand Casino, the organization...
THE U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, the U.S. Department of Justice and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced Monday that Emhart Industries Inc. and Black & Decker Inc., two subsidiaries of Stanley Black & Decker Inc., have agreed to clean up dioxin contaminated sediment and soil at the Centredale Manor restoration project superfund site in North Providence and Johnston.

Companies agree to clean up Centredale Manor Superfund site

PROVIDENCE – Emhart Industries Inc. and Black & Decker Inc., two subsidiaries of Stanley Black & Decker Inc., have agreed to clean up dioxin-contaminated...
THE R.I. STATE POLICE have arrested Daniel A. Anton, left, and Gary W. Gagne, owners of Middletown-based Flint Audio-Video, for allegedly soliciting an employee to illegally access and share nude images found on customers’ cell phones and computers. / COURTESY R.I. STATE POLICE

Flint Audio-Video owners arrested on charges of conspiracy, soliciting another to...

SCITUATE – The R.I. State Police announced that the State Police Computer Crimes Unit has arrested the owners of the Middletown-based Flint Audio-Video for...
R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Kilmartin has filed a complaint against 21 fossil fuel companies for their alleged knowing contribution to climate change and sea-level rise, seeking to recoup some of the cost that climate change has on Rhode Island. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. Attorney General files lawsuit against fossil fuel companies for impact...

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has filed a complaint in Providence County Superior Court, suing 21 of the world’s largest fossil...
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