A New England Mafia member was ordered on Thursday to serve three years and 10 months in federal prison for his role in the shakedown of Rhode Island strip clubs, becoming the second admitted mobster and fifth person overall to be sentenced in the case.
The Supreme Court won’t reduce the $675,000 verdict against a Boston University student who illegally downloaded 30 songs and shared them on the Internet.
Eddie Vega has been homeless for a year. He was waiting for a bus one day last week when a police officer rolled up to ask what he was doing and where he was headed. Vega said it’s the kind of subtle harassment that happens all the time.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A police chief accused of stealing $714 from a former stripper’s purse after a car chase is now facing a federal lawsuit that alleges he violated her constitutional rights. The former […]
A new report finds that Providence and Hartford areas have some of the highest unemployment rates in the country for Hispanics.