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FORMER PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL President Luis A. Aponte pleaded no contest to a charge of embezzlement Monday. As part of his plea, Aponte was required to resign from his position on the Providence City Council. Aponte resigned as president in 2017. / PBN FILE PHOTO

Aponte pleads no contest to embezzlement, steps down from City Council

PROVIDENCE – Former City Council President Luis Aponte pleaded nolo contendere to a felony count of embezzlement in R.I. Superior Court, Attorney General Peter...

R.I. to receive $1M in Equifax data breach settlement

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will receive $1 million as part of a settlement with Equifax Inc., following an investigation into a massive data breach...
THE R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL'S Office and the R.I. State Police will have access to records from the Diocese of Providence related to child sexual abuse allegations dating back to the 1950s. The landmark Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul is the symbol of the diocese. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

A.G.’s office and State Police get access to child sex abuse...

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence to gain access...

Lining up for next windfall

In November 1998, Rhode Island was part of a historic settlement with the tobacco industry to pay for the health care costs of smoking...
PURDUE SUBSIDIARY: Pictured above is a sign for the Rhodes Technologies plant complex at 498 Washington St. in Coventry. Rhodes is a subsidiary of Purdue Pharma, maker of prescription painkiller OxyContin, which is the subject of multiple lawsuits nationwide taking the drug manufacturer to task for the current “opioid epidemic.”
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Municipal opioids lawsuits moving quickly

While a lawsuit filed by Rhode Island is moving slowly, a proposed class-action lawsuit against opioid makers by cities and counties nationwide – including...
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY passed a bill that alters the Hospital Conversions Act to extend review of hospital acquisitions. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

General Assembly passes changes to strengthen Hospital Conversion Act

PROVIDENCE – A bill passed by the General Assembly over the weekend amends the Hospital Conversions Act to increase oversight time for hospital conversions...
R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Neronha announced settlements with ticket sellers that listed or sold deceptive speculative tickets in Rhode Island. / COURTESY OFFICE OF THE R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL

AG targets speculative-ticket sales

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced the state reached settlements with three online ticket sellers this week, who were found to...
R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Neronha warned Rhode Island residents of a recent phone scam targeting the elderly posing as a relative or friend requesting a wire transfer. / COURTESY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE

AG warns of recent phone scam targeting the elderly

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha warned residents Thursday of a recent phone scam that targets the elderly.The scam, which Neronha called...
VINCENT J. MITCHELL, a Coventry man with a Warwick law practice specializing in estate planning and long-term health planning, pleaded no contest to an embezzlement charge. Mitchell was senteneced to 20 years and was ordered to pay restitution of $1.3 million. / COURTESY R.I. STATE POLICE

Coventry estate planning attorney pleads no contest to embezzlement charge in...

PROVIDENCE – Former Attorney Vincent J. Mitchell pleaded nolo contendere Thursday and was sentenced to 20 years with 8 to serve at the ACI...

Myrus appointed acting U.S. Attorney for District of R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Richard B. Myrus has been named acting U.S. attorney for the District of Rhode Island, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday.Myrus...
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