Outreach efforts by U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha and Department of Corrections director A.T. Wall have led to “Road Map to Reentry: Community Workforce Development,” a summit geared toward educating Rhode Island business owners, employers and hiring managers about the financial incentives and benefits of hiring ex-offenders.
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The National Football League was found to have acted within its authority in benching New England’s star quarterback Tom Brady for four games for allegedly using underinflated footballs in a playoff game.
PROVIDENCE – The owner of Oasis Market convenience store pleaded guilty to a million-dollar food stamp fraud scheme.
Sami Almuhtaseb, 45, of Smithfield, admitted in federal court on April 15 to defrauding the Supplemental Nutrition …
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Three people were arrested outside Textron Inc. on Westminster Street Thursday after blocking the entrance to the company. Two of them used bicycle locks to chain their necks to doors at the entrance.
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.
On April 11 the R.I. Supreme Court denied The Providence Journal’s effort to gain access to the R.I. State Police reports about the underage-drinking incident at then-Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s Exeter property. Did the court’s decision frustrate a legitimate investigation of the state police’s actions?