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Justice
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Dwayne Gibson is 43, but has the work experience – five years – of someone much younger. That's because the Providence native served more than 13 years in the federal corrections system on charges of selling crack cocaine. "You … more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island said it will provide legal representation to two Warwick media outlets if they are sued for writing about a report that details how school administrators handled accusations of sexual misconduct made against a Gorton Junior High School science teacher. more
More than a dozen Democratic state attorneys general urged House Republicans to end their legal fight with New York and Massachusetts over the states’ probes into whether Exxon Mobil Corp.’s public statements about climate change misled investors. more
At least one law added to the books by the General Assembly is a good one. We're talking about a ban on "blocking the box." The rule, which took effect Jan. 1, makes it illegal to get stuck in the middle of an intersection after a traffic … more
PROVIDENCE – Thousands of Ward 3 voters have signed a petition seeking to recall Councilman Kevin Jackson, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported Feb. 20. "This is a grassroots effort with broad support from throughout the ward," said Patricia Kammerer, … more
Volkswagen AG is closing in on a deal to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties to settle a U.S. probe into the rigging of diesel-powered cars to cheat emissions tests. more
Charles F. Denno, the former Providence Plan finance director, has agreed to plead guilty to “devising and executing” a scheme in which he fraudulently converted more than $500,000 of Providence Plan funds for his own use. more
The Preservation Society of Newport County has lauded a R.I. Supreme Court decision upholding a Zoning Board vote that approved the society’s application for the controversial Welcome Center to be constructed at the entrance of The Breakers. more
(Updated 4:34 p.m.) Two people are in custody following a shooting Monday downtown at noon. more
As a religious studies major at The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., Rebecca M. Murphy planned to follow in her father's footsteps and become a religious studies professor. But, because of the unstable job market, Murphy's … more
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