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URI professor developing abuse-reporting app to help people with intellectual disabilities

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A University of Rhode Island assistant professor is working with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and local organizations in creating an app...
LOS ANDES LLC has been ordered to pay $775,000 related to a Department of Labor complaint alleging that the company failed to pay overtime wages between October, 2013 and October 2016.

Los Andes ordered to pay $775K over alleged overtime pay violations

PROVIDENCE – Los Andes LLC, doing business as Los Andes Restaurant, must pay $775,000 to the U.S. Department of Labor for violations of overtime...
A FORMER construction manager for Landings Real Estate Group has pleaded guilty to twelve counts of bank fraud and two counts of aggravated identity theft. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Former R.I. construction manager pleads guilty to fraud and identity theft

PROVIDENCE – Gregory Meeker, a former construction manager for a Newport-based real estate development company, pleaded guilty to 12 counts of bank fraud and...
THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT has appealed a ruling that blocked the U.S. Department of Justice from requiring communities to comply with immigration mandates before receiving federal funding. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Cities, feds spar in court over immigration requirements

BOSTON (AP) — Two Rhode Island cities and the Trump administration were back in court Wednesday arguing over whether the federal government can require...
THE U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York has sued Omnicare and parent Comoany CVS Health alleging that the company fraudulently billed federal health care programs for improperly renewed prescriptions for elderly and disabled customers from 2010 to 2018. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

DOJ sues Omnicare and parent CVS over alleged “rollover” prescriptions for...

WOONSOCKET – The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York has filed a lawsuit against Omnicare Inc. and its parent CVS Health...
PROVIDENCE and Central Falls have won a challenge to conditions of U.S. Department of Justice that would have tied public safety grants to immigration policy. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

Judge rules in favor of cities in suit over grant conditions

PROVIDENCE (AP) – A federal judge has sided with two Rhode Island cities that challenged the conditions of U.S. Department of Justice public safety...
INTEGRATED CLASS: Coach Paul Rao, left, and coach Michael Diorio, right, work with students in an integrated physical education class at Mount Pleasant High School in Providence. 
 / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Birch School revamps vocational program for intellectually disabled students

Providence officials are hoping a recent court decision puts to rest the tarnished history of the Harold H. Birch Vocational School. In 2013, the U.S....

Providence school district hit with open-records lawsuit over federal law...

PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island and Rhode Island Legal Services last week filed a lawsuit against the Providence Public...
HAROLD RUSSELL TAUB was sentenced to three years in prison and was ordered to pay $1.1 million in restitution related to wire fraud and Federal Election Campaign Act violations. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Former U.S. House candidate sentenced to 3 years, ordered to pay...

PROVIDENCE – Harold R. Taub of Cranston was sentenced to serve 36 months in prison and was ordered to pay $1.1 million in restitution...
A Lincoln-based wholesaler pleaded guilty to selling more than 500,000 capsules of a misbranded drugs in U.S. District Court in Providence. His company, Tony’s Enterprise LLC, was purporting to sell an all-natural supplement designed for male sexual enhancement while actually selling sildenafil, the active ingredient in drugs such as Viagra. / COURTESY CAROL M. HIGHSMITH

Lincoln-based wholesaler admits to selling misbranded drugs

PROVIDENCE – A wholesaler operating out of Lincoln, Jeffrey Guzman, pleaded guilty to selling more than 500,000 capsules of a misbranded drugs Thursday in...

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