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(Updated 11:19 a.m.) Volkswagen AG has agreed to spend nearly $15 billion to get 480,000 emissions-cheating diesel vehicles off U.S. roads and placate regulators even as it struggles to devise an acceptable fix under an agreement with the U.S. government. more
A 36-year-old city man pleaded guilty in federal court on Friday to participating in conspiracies to operate large-scale marijuana grow facilities inside a converted Providence mill building, according to U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha. more
(Updated 12:50 p.m.) Both the Senate and House bills designed to criminalize revenge porn in Rhode Island were vetoed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo Tuesday. more
(Updated 3:36 p.m.) Patrick Marr will become chief of staff for the Rhode Island Treasury on June 15, replacing Jeff Padwa, who is returning to the private sector. more
In 2015, a year consumed by a company lawsuit, Robert Stebenne, the new president, CEO and chief operating officer of Summer Infant Inc., made $686,945. more
Providence lawyer Henry Kates is leading the YMCA of Greater Providence on an interim basis until a new CEO is hired. more
The owner of Oasis Market convenience store pleaded guilty last week to a million-dollar food stamp fraud scheme. more
Fifteen people who engaged in what police called a narcotics trafficking operation at Kennedy Plaza and the surrounding downtown area were arrested and charged with felony unlawful delivery, according to Mayor Jorge O. Elorza. more
The state Supreme Court on Monday affirmed an earlier judgment of the Superior Court that said documents relating to a state police investigation of an underage- drinking incident at former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s Exeter property involving his son are not subject to public disclosure. more
The Providence City Council is hiring the state’s former attorney general to review the city’s licensing board, citing the need for ensuring fair policies and procedures. more
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