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  1. 2 Nigerians sentenced to prison for defrauding banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Two Nigerian nationals who attempted to defraud banks in Rhode Island and Massachusetts of more than $1 million have been sentenced to 13 months in federal prison. U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island Stephen Dambruch says Olugboyega Akinloye Fasanya, of Woonsocket, and Anthony Chidozie Ezike, of Pawtucket, have admitted they altered checks and deposited them into the banks using counterfeit passports from Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa as identification.


  2. Hasbro rebounding after Toys R Us demiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Hasbro Inc.'s second-quarter profits and revenue surpassed Wall Street estimates, signaling that the toy maker is moving past Toys R Us demise. Like other toy companies, the Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based Hasbro, the maker of toys under such brands as Nerf, Monopoly and Play-Doh, had been struggling to readjust in the wake of the escalating woes of Toys R Us.


  3. Hasbro feeling Toys 'R' Us pinchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Hasbro said Monday it will rely more on online sales, although it has also been working on getting its toys into more stores. CEO Brian Goldner said major retailers plan to increase their toy sections to lure former Toys 'R' Us shoppers, which could benefit the toymaker.


  4. Feds: Increase medication-based treatment for opioidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Deep within President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of medication to treat addiction. It's a rare instance in which Trump isn't trying roll back Obama administration policies, and where fractious Republicans and Democrats in Congress have come together. 4 comments

  5. Prosecutors: Zoo director fraudulently obtained animal drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The director of a Massachusetts zoo has been charged with fraudulently obtaining animal medications by using the zoo veterinarian's Drug Enforcement Agency number without authorization. The Sun Chronicle reports that Jean Benchimol, director of the Capron Park Zoo in Attleboro, was released on personal recognizance after pleading not guilty Tuesday to charges including obtaining drugs by fraud and theft of a controlled substance.


  6. Hasbro reports surprise sales drop in fourth quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Toymaker Hasbro Inc. delivered a surprise sales drop for the critical fourth quarter as it struggled with lagging sales of "Star Wars" toys and the woes of Toys R Us. The results, announced Wednesday, underscore the challenges toymakers face as they wrestle with a shift in buying habits.


  7. Mattel stock soars on report of Hasbro takeover offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Shares of Mattel soared in after-hours trading Friday after a report that rival Hasbro made a takeover offer for Mattel. The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter that it did not identify, said Hasbro approached Mattel recently about a deal.


  8. Police: Couple held, abused woman at home for over a monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A couple have been charged with holding a developmentally disabled woman against her will and repeatedly abusing her in a Rhode Island apartment for more than a month. The 28-year-old victim has an autism spectrum disorder and says she was burned and forced to work at the Pawtucket home.


  9. Warrant issued for 2nd Rhode Island battery theft suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Rhode Island police are seeking a second suspect for the theft of 36 batteries from school buses that delayed the start of school. East Providence police said Monday they have issued an arrest warrant for a 29-year-old Tiverton man on felony larceny and conspiracy charges.


  10. Man accused of stealing batteries from school buses in yardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A man has been accused of stealing 36 batteries from school buses in a Rhode Island yard, delaying the start of school. Pittsley was arraigned in Providence District Court on charges of felony larceny over $1,500.


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