Gordon Fox, former Speaker of the House for the General Assembly, pleaded guilty to federal charges of accepting bribes and wire fraud.
Michael Fine announced his resignation as director of the DOH Feb. 25 and is set to conclude his four-year tenure March 27, WPRI reported.
Chung Cho, owner of the Gourmet Heaven grocery chain, must respond by Thursday to a summons, or he will lose a federal wage theft suit.
The power station, adjacent to the I-195 redevelopment land, will house administrative offices for the University and nursing facilities for URI and RIC.
A new ACLU report outlines the disproportionate rates at which state police choose to search, arrest and incarcerate non-white versus white citizens.
Black males in Rhode Island were 9.3 times as likely to end up in juvenile detention centers than their white peers in 2013.
Though Rhode Island’s homeless population decreased nearly 10 percent in the last year, efforts are still ongoing to aid the 4,000 homeless in the state.
17,944 high school suspensions were issued by Rhode Island public schools in the 2012-2013 school year.
HIV transmission bill faces backlash. Tension flares over government transparency. Rhode Island grapples with infrastructure funding.
One bill would hike the minimum wage from $9.00 to $10.10, while another would gradually increase the subminimum wage to equal the regular minimum by 2020.