03/03/2015 12:45 EST
Former Speaker Fox faces three years in federal prison Former Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon D. Fox, 53, of East Providence, has waived federal indictment and is expected to plead guilty in federal court to a three-count Information charging him with wire fraud, bribery and filing a false tax
02/27/2015 12:30 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Carnell Marrow (age 37), of Providence, pled nolo contendere yesterday before Superior Court Magistrate John F. McBurney for failure to register as a sex offender. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Marrow was sentenced to 10 years with eight...

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03/02/2015 11:30 EST
AG to release daily video tips for consumers Every year, the Rhode Island Office of Attorney General's Consumer Protection Unit receives thousands of calls and emails from Rhode Islanders concerned about issues ranging from debt collectors to possible scams. For this year's National Consumer...
02/26/2015 15:30 EST
With electronics retailer RadioShack filing for bankruptcy protection recently – and its subsequent announcement that it plans to close stores in Rhode Island in the coming weeks – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is advising consumers to use any gift cards, gift certificates or store credits as
02/11/2015 10:45 EST
In a final attempt to find the owners of photographic negatives and customer proofs recovered from the long-shuttered Cohen Photography of Providence before court-approved destruction, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is urging anyone who may have utilized the services of Cohen Photography to...
02/10/2015 15:30 EST
After learning of a data breach affecting nearly 80 million customers of insurer Anthem Inc., Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning Rhode Islanders who may be affected. Attorney General Kilmartin has sent a letter to Anthem Inc. asking for additional information about the breach and...

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03/02/2015 15:00 EST
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Willie Turner, age 46 160 High Street Pawtucket, RI P1-2015-0606A The Providence County...
02/27/2015 13:15 EST
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Michael McCarthy, age 61 5 Sweet Fern Road Warwick, RI P1-2015-0604AG The Providence...

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02/23/2015 10:45 EST
The Fire Department violated the APRA when it failed to timely respond to Complainant's APRA request. Specifically, the undisputed evidence showed that on February 24, 2014, Complainant filed an APRA request with the Fire Department and on March 10, 2014, the Fire Department extended the time to...
02/23/2015 10:45 EST
The Complainant alleged that the Westerly Police Department ("Police Department") violated the APRA when it improperly denied her APRA request seeking "a copy of [her] police background check * * * including the detective notes." This Department was provided with copies of records the Police...
02/23/2015 10:00 EST
The Complainant alleged the City of Providence ("City") violated the APRA when it did not provide her any records responsive to her June 21, 2014 APRA request. There was simply no evidence to demonstrate that the City's search for the requested records was unreasonable or that the City maintained...
02/23/2015 09:45 EST
The Department of Public Safety requested an advisory opinion concerning whether its computer aided dispatch system report was a public record. Because of the various different types of information contained within the report, this Department advised that whether any particular entry is or is not

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