Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

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New York To Help Fund Bulletproof Vests For Police Statewide

New York’s attorney general on Monday pledged $3.5 million from criminal and civil forfeitures to help outfit police statewide with thousands of bulletproof vests.

06/09/2014

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AG Schneiderman: Drug Pipeline From NYC To Dutchess County Busted

A husband and wife allegedly ran the high-volume drug pipeline between their Washington Heights apartment and Wappingers Falls in Dutchess County.

05/28/2014

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NYPD Officers To Carry Heroin Overdose Antidotes

Thousands of New York City police officers should soon be carrying emergency antidotes to help deal with the recent spike in heroin overdoses.

05/27/2014

The Airbnb website is displayed on a laptop on April 21, 2014.  (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Judge Blocks State AG’s Subpoena About Airbnb Sublets

A New York State judge on Tuesday blocked a subpoena from the state Attorney General’s office, seeking information about people using the global website Airbnb to make short-term apartment rentals in New York City.

05/13/2014

Surgery

Out-Of-State Breast Reconstructions To Be Covered In New York State

Patients who see out-of-network plastic surgeons for breast reconstruction will be covered in New York state, under an agreement announced Thursday between the state and insurer Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield.

05/01/2014

The Airbnb website is displayed on a laptop on April 21, 2014.  (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Attorney General Schneiderman Wants Airbnb’s NYC Sublet Information

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman claims most New York City sublets listed by the global rental website Airbnb appear to violate state law, and is urging a judge to uphold his subpoena for information.

04/22/2014

The iPhone 5C is seen on display at the Fifth Avenue Apple store on September 20, 2013. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Upstate Congressman Joins Push For Kill Switches On Smartphones

An upstate congressman has joined New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman a call to require require smartphone makers to install “kill switches” on phones to render them useless if stolen.

04/11/2014

Heroin overdose kit (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Seized Crime Money To Fund Heroin Antidote Program In New York

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the Community Overdose Prevention program on Thursday, saying it will let every state and local law enforcement officer carry naloxone.

04/03/2014

FILE - Cans of Four Loko are seen in the liquor department of a Kwik Stop store. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Four Loko Agrees Not To Promote Product With Anyone Underage

New York is among 20 states that have reached agreement with the makers of the fruit flavored malt beverages Four Loko, meant to ensure marketing through social media isn’t aimed at underage drinkers.

03/25/2014

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Rep. Jose Serrano, Police Commissioner William Bratton and others introduce a bill mandating kill switches in smartphones (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Bronx Congressman Proposes Law Mandating ‘Kill Switches’ In Smartphones

Bronx Rep. Jose Serrano is proposing a federal law that would “essentially mandate what we’re seeking the manufacturers to do voluntarily,” Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Monday.

03/03/2014

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Study: Unaffordable Housing Has Pushed Young Adults Out Of Wealthy Suburbs

The wealthy suburbs on Long Island and in Westchester County have been losing their young workforce at a dramatic rate, and advocates blamed a lack of affordable housing.

02/25/2014

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces settlement with fundraiser who bilked NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade of $1 million.(Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

AG Schneiderman: NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade Fundraiser Misused $1M In Funds

According to the attorney general, Carlos Velasquez underreported how much he collected from sponsors, and misused funds that were meant for scholarships.

02/13/2014

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New York State, San Francisco Prosecutors Team Up To Probe Monster Energy Drink’s Marketing Tactics

The New York state attorney general and San Francisco city attorney have joined forces to investigate whether Monster Beverage Corp. is marketing its highly caffeinated drinks to children.

01/14/2014

De Blasio Swearing In

Bill de Blasio Sworn In As 109th Mayor Of New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio was sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City just after midnight New Year’s Day, in a small ceremony outside his Brooklyn home.

01/01/2014

Shopping Safety

Experts: Predators Are Targeting Shoppers In Stores And Online

Cyber Monday came in like a lion, and predators have been out trying to scam the throng of shoppers.

12/02/2013

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