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Bills aim to give R.I. public libraries a break from high...

A lot of Rhode Islanders want to read Kristin Hannah’s latest novel, “The Women.”  The e-book version of Hannah’s Vietnam War narrative had 837 holds...
TROPIC HAZE LLC, a Warwick-based technology company, agreed to pay Nintendo of America Inc. $2.4 million to settle a federal lawsuit over piracy claims.

Warwick-based Tropic Haze to pay Nintendo $2.4M to settle piracy lawsuit

PROVIDENCE – Tropic Haze LLC, a Warwick-based technology company, will pay a multimillion-dollar settlement to a worldwide video game company after being sued in...

Man sent to prison for scamming grandparents in R.I. and elsewhere

PROVIDENCE – A New York City man was sentenced to two and half years in federal prison for his role in scamming seniors, including...
BROWN UNIVERSITY has agreed to pay $19.5 million as part of a settlement agreement over allegations that the university and 16 other higher education institutions took part in reducing financial aid for students. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown University to pay $19.5M settlement in price-fixing financial aid lawsuit

PROVIDENCE – Brown University has agreed to pay $19.5 million as part of a settlement in a lawsuit in which the plaintiffs allege that...
LOCAL NONPROFIT GREEN OCEANS and other plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit against multiple federal agencies over recent approvals of two offshore wind projects. / AP FILE PHOTO / MICHAEL DWYER

Local nonprofit Green Oceans suing to overturn wind farm development approvals

LITTLE COMPTON – A local nonprofit organization has filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., against multiple U.S. agencies over...

U.S. Sailing Association sues 3 former members, AmericaOne

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Sailing Association, the sport’s national governing body, is suing three of its former members and AmericaOne Inc. for allegedly stealing...
AN INDIANA woman was sentenced to three years in federal prison after defrauding a 96-year-old Rhode Island widower out of nearly $80,000, according to U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island Zachary A. Cunha. / COURTESY U.S. DISTRICT COURT

Woman sentenced for swindling 96-year-old Coventry widower in romance scam

PROVIDENCE – An Indiana woman was sentenced to three years in federal prison after defrauding an elderly Rhode Island widower out of nearly $80,000,...

Same arguments. Different court: Shoreline access debate to play out in...

Rhode Island’s beaches are quiet, with only the hardiest braving the frigid temperatures for a walk along a desolate shoreline. But inside the state court...

Are legal complaints of altered waterfront views a valid reason to...

Lawsuits filed by preservation groups in Newport and on Block Island object to the federal government’s approval of two wind farms off the coast...

North Kingstown contractor admits to bankruptcy fraud

PROVIDENCE – A North Kingstown contractor pleaded guilty to bankruptcy fraud, money laundering and other charges, U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island Zachary A. Cunha...
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