Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

Gwen Carr, Eric Garner's mother, talks to reporters during a demonstration July 7, 2015, in Manhattan. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Cuomo Set To Appoint AG As Special Prosecutor To Probe Police-Involved Killings

The governor hopes that the national conversation about police abuse will take a new turn and that other jurisdictions will follow his model.

07/07/2015

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Sunset Park Residents Opposed To Planned Expansion of Affordable Housing Heckle Speakers

Claiming the project was sprung on them, residents shouted at A.G. Eric Schneiderman and Borough President Eric Adams as they spoke.

07/01/2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Getty Images)

New York Attorney General Schneiderman To Temporarily Take Over Investigations Into Police Killings

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he is using his executive power to appoint Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate when police are involved in killings.

06/24/2015

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electronic cigarette flavors are viewed for sale at Vape New York, an electronic cigarette store on June 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Four Companies Agree To Use Childproof Containers For Liquid Nicotine

Four 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.

06/23/2015

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Brooklyn Landlord Accused Of Illegally Evicting Rent-Regulated Tenants

The 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.

06/17/2015

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New York AG Announces $14 Million Settlement In Car Dealership Crackdown

New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is cracking down on some deceptive practices by local car dealerships.

06/17/2015

Former Assemblyman Vito Lopez (Photo: CBS2)

State Attorney General Vows To Collect Sex Harassment Fine From Vito Lopez

New 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.

06/09/2015

A woman in a tanning bed. (Credit: CBS2)

New York AG Accuses 2 Tanning Salon Chains Of Deceptive Marketing

New 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.

04/24/2015

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NYC Tour Bus Companies Coach USA, CitySights Reach Antitrust Settlement

Two 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.

03/17/2015

FILE -- A Papa John's pizza restaurant on August 9, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NY Gets Judgment Against Papa John’s Franchisee In Wage Case

New York’s attorney general has obtained a judgment against a Harlem pizzeria owner for underpaying hundreds of delivery workers at five restaurants.

03/05/2015

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NYC Officials Launch Task Force To Combat Tenant Harassment

State and city officials have launched a joint task force to crack down on New York City landlords who harass tenants to force them into vacating rent-regulated apartments.

02/19/2015

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NY Attorney General Orders Hempstead Schools To Open Their Doors To Immigrant Students

Immigrant students must be enrolled in the Hempstead School District, according to an order by the attorney general.

02/19/2015

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New York State Lawsuit Claims UPS Shipped Untaxed Cigarettes

New York authorities have accused United Parcel Service in a federal lawsuit of shipping 700,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes in the state between 2010 and 2014 despite an earlier agreement to stop.

02/18/2015

(clockwise from top left): Jean Guilberto, Troy Russell, Larry Henley, Jahmari Monroe, and Alecia Holland are charged with participating in a fake accident and insurance fraud ring on Long Island. (Credit: New York State Attorney General's Office)

5 Arrested In Alleged Accident Staging, Insurance Fraud Ring On Long Island

Five people have been arrested and charged in an alleged staged car accident ring on Long Island, the New York State Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday.

01/07/2015

Experts say these purported Ebola protection kits amount to a scam. (Credit: CBS 2)

New York Warns Against Ebola Scams And Solicitations

New York’s attorney general is warning consumers about scammers preying on Ebola fears with fundraising scams claiming to benefit victims and dubious offers of so-called preparedness kits that claim to contain preventive medicines.

10/21/2014

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