Officials 'Tight-Lipped' About Investigation Into Death Of Woman In Mount Vernon Police CustodyShe was found dead at 2 p.m. on July 27, when she was to be arraigned. An autopsy was inconclusive pending drug and other tests.
New York Attorney General To Investigate Death Of Woman In Mount Vernon Police CustodyNew York's attorney general is using his new power as special prosecutor to investigate the death of a 42-year-old woman in a police holding cell in Mount Vernon.
Cuomo Set To Appoint AG As Special Prosecutor To Probe Police-Involved KillingsThe governor hopes that the national conversation about police abuse will take a new turn and that other jurisdictions will follow his model.
Sunset Park Residents Opposed To Planned Expansion of Affordable Housing Heckle SpeakersClaiming the project was sprung on them, residents shouted at A.G. Eric Schneiderman and Borough President Eric Adams as they spoke.
New York Attorney General Schneiderman To Temporarily Take Over Investigations Into Police KillingsGovernor Andrew Cuomo says he is using his executive power to appoint Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate when police are involved in killings.
Four Companies Agree To Use Childproof Containers For Liquid NicotineFour companies have agreed to put their liquid nicotine in child-resistant packaging when sold in the New York, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Tuesday.
Brooklyn Landlord Accused Of Illegally Evicting Rent-Regulated TenantsThe indictment handed up Wednesday charges Daniel Melamed with unlawfully evicting tenants from rent-regulated apartments, endangering the welfare of a child and filing a false document.
New York AG Announces $14 Million Settlement In Car Dealership CrackdownNew York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is cracking down on some deceptive practices by local car dealerships.
State Attorney General Vows To Collect Sex Harassment Fine From Vito LopezNew York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Tuesday vowed to ``take all appropriate action'' to compel former Assemblyman Vito Lopez to pay a $330,000 penalty for allegedly groping and intimidating female staff members.
New York AG Accuses 2 Tanning Salon Chains Of Deceptive MarketingNew York's attorney general has filed suit against two tanning salon chains, accusing them of downplaying health risks while playing up the allure of bronze skin.
NYC Tour Bus Companies Coach USA, CitySights Reach Antitrust SettlementTwo double-decker tour bus companies accused of monopolizing the New York City market have reached an antitrust settlement that includes paying $7.5 million and giving up 50 bus stops in high-profile locations, state and federal officials announced Monday.
NY Gets Judgment Against Papa John's Franchisee In Wage CaseNew York's attorney general has obtained a judgment against a Harlem pizzeria owner for underpaying hundreds of delivery workers at five restaurants.