R.I. hospital chief found guilty of fraud

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- A former Rhode Island hospital executive was convicted Monday on mail fraud and conspiracy charges in a political influence peddling scandal, prosecutors say.

Retrial of R.I. corruption case begins

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A second political bribery trial began Tuesday for two former executives of a Rhode Island hospital.
Convicted senator testifies in CVS case

Convicted senator testifies in CVS case

PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 19 (UPI) -- A former Rhode Island state senator serving a federal prison sentence for corruption testified Monday that he received bribes from two CVS pharmacy executives.

R.I. state senator admits payoffs

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The former chairman of the Rhode Island Senate's commerce committee has admitted accepting more than $300,000 in cash and gifts from health-care companies.

Former state senator indicted in R.I.

PROVIDENCE, R.I., April 19 (UPI) -- John Celona, a former Rhode Island state senator, has been indicted by a state grand jury hearing evidence about capitol influence selling.