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(Updated 9:58 a.m.) A complaint was filed in Superior Court Wednesday against two Allens Avenue companies for alleged environmental violations from their scrap metal recycling operation by state Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. more
Large businesses from Main Street to Wall Street are urging the Supreme Court to strike down laws banning same-sex marriage. more
(Updated 12:02 p.m.) Former R.I House Speaker Gordon D. Fox has been charged with three felonies – bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return – and pending court approval of a plea agreement, he could spend up to three years in prison, according to U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha. more
(Updated, 12:55 p.m.) Santander Bank has reached an agreement to change the way it screens applicants of checking and savings accounts amid concerns the current practice is slanted against low-income consumers. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training has referred a complaint involving possible employee criminal conduct to the state police for investigation. more
A federal court jury on Thursday convicted a 34-year-old Providence man in connection with a counterfeit check scheme that defrauded local banks of at least $800,000. more
(Updated 3:54 p.m.) State Rep. Joseph S. Almeida, 57, of Providence was arrested by State Police Tuesday on a felony charge relating to unlawful appropriation of campaign contributions, the state agency announced. more
Rhode Island defeated a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc. to its plan to sell $594 million of debt backed by payments from tobacco companies that agreed in 1998 to reimburse states for expenses associated with smoking-related illnesses. more
An HIV-positive man has filed a lawsuit in federal court because he said HealthSource RI forces him to pay for women’s abortions as a condition to obtain health insurance through the state exchange. more
A group of Rhode Island motor vehicle companies has filed a court complaint seeking to block a state requirement that all vehicles for hire charge customers at least $40 a trip. more
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