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Woman charged with posing as sick Marine vet to plead guilty

Woman charged with posing as sick Marine vet to plead guilty

A Rhode Island woman who authorities say pretended to be a decorated Marine Corps veteran with cancer to fraudulently collect about $250,000 in veterans benefits and charitable contributions has agreed to plead guilty, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.MORE

Court appearance for suspended Providence policeman

Court appearance for suspended Providence policeman

A suspended Providence police officer appeared Friday in district court, where not guilty pleas were entered to misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct charges stemming from a State House confrontation with a political rival during an abortion rights rally last month.MORE

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