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PROVIDENCE – Rep. Daniel P. Reilly, R-Middletown, has introduced legislation that would establish an office of inspector general. The bill would authorize the position as an independent administrative agency charged with the … more
Vincent A. "Buddy" Cianci Jr., a politician renowned as both the "Prince of Providence" and a convicted felon, died last week after a battle with cancer. He was 74. As beloved as he was controversial, the charismatic elder statesman and … more
A $1.45 million settlement has been reached between the University of Rhode Island and its insurance carrier with the family of a University of Rhode Island baseball player who died three days after a “strength and conditioning” team workout on the campus in October 2011. more
There are estimates that the global economic impact of cybercrime is around $300-$400 billion annually. And on a recent trip to Silicon Valley, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter highlighted that a recent intrusion of the Joint Chiefs of … more
A R.I. Superior Court judge on Friday is expected to hear arguments about whether the court should order U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission testimony of J. Michael Saul to be included in an ongoing civil suit regarding 38 Studios LLC. more
Bristol County, Mass., is one of 14 newly designated counties in 10 states that have been named High Density Drug Trafficking Areas, according to Michael Botticelli, director of the National Drug Control Policy. more
PROVIDENCE – An executive vice president and treasurer with Central Landscaping Construction Co. in Johnston will plead guilty in federal court to charges he orchestrated a scheme to avoid paying contractually obligated union benefits. … more
The U.S. government’s lawsuit against Volkswagen threatens the German automaker with such heavy penalties that, in hindsight, it may not have been worth it for VW to be present in the U.S. market at all. more
A CVS Health Corp. spokesman said Wednesday that a San Antonio call center employee was fired after a former employee complained that his private information was inappropriately shared. more
Uber Technologies Inc. won a ruling that may put off the outcome of a bid by California drivers to be treated as employees in a lawsuit that has grown dramatically in both size and potential liability. more
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