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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

A home destroyed by superstorm Sandy on the beach in Bell Harbor, Queens - Jan. 2, 2013 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Four Charities Agree To Accelerate Spending For Sandy Relief Efforts

Three other charities have agreed to a timetable for spending money still sitting in the bank on the storm’s anniversary. They are the New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church; Kids in Distressed Situations; and a foundation established by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.

10/24/2013

Donald Trump

N.Y. Attorney General: ‘Trump University’ Did Not Deliver For Students

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sued Donald Trump Saturday, claiming that “Trump University” promised to make students rich but instead steered them into expensive and mostly useless seminars.

08/24/2013

Lennox Seymour

Former Nursing Home Nurse Accused Of Beating Patient

A former nurse was indicted Wednesday on allegations that he punched and beat a disabled resident of the Bronx nursing home where he worked.

08/07/2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images/File)

Brooklyn Man Accused Of Looting $2 Million From Charitable Donations

A Brooklyn man allegedly spent charitable donations intended for Israel on everything from his mortgage to dentist visits to video rentals, according to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

06/28/2013

David Sharp (credit: Image via CBS 2)

2 Caregivers Charged With Brutally Beating 88-Year-Old Nursing Home Patient

Two women charged with caring for elderly patients faced a Long Island judge Tuesday, accused of beating an 88-year-old man in his nursing home bed because he didn’t want to shower.

06/25/2013

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N.Y. Attorney General: Banks Dropped The Ball On Loan Modification Applications

The New York State Attorney General’s office has announced plans to sue Bank of America and Wells Fargo for violating the terms of a $26 million mortgage settlement.

05/06/2013

Foreclosure - File / Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Program Set Up To Keep Sandy Victims Out Of Foreclosure

A new program has been helping Superstorm Sandy victims keep their homes out of foreclosure.

03/09/2013

FILE - Oxycodone Pills (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

AG: New York Psychiatrist Admits To Selling Painkillers To Drug Dealers

Dr. David Brizer, 60, pleaded guilty to felony drug sale, drug possession and conspiracy charges as well as tax fraud.

03/01/2013

Sandra Kerr (credit: Handout/Attorney General's Office)

Bronx Nurse’s Aide Accused Of Abusing Elderly Alzheimer’s Patient

Sandra Kerr, 55, was charged with three counts of willful violation of the public health law and three counts of endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced Friday.

02/15/2013

FILE - Oxycodone Pills (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

AG: Manhattan Doctor Illegally Sold Prescriptions For Millions Of Dollars Worth Of Painkillers

Dr. David Brizer pleaded not guilty to the charges in Rockland County Court and remains free on bail. If convicted, Brizer could face up to seven years in prison.

02/11/2013

Clockwise from top left: Mosier Jules, Stacia Steele, Michael Pugh, and Troy Hall, who are all accused of participating in an insurance scam. (credit: NY Attorney General's Office)

Officials: 16 Arrested In Auto Accident Insurance Scheme

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office announced the arrest of 16 people who allegedly staged six “accidents” to get insurance money. They allegedly crashed into buses, livery cabs and cars they rented, and then acted like they were hurt.

01/24/2013

New Tappan Zee Bridge Design Option #3 (credit: www.newnybridge.com)

Final Approval Granted For New Tappan Zee Bridge

Final approval came Friday for construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

01/19/2013

12-12-12 Benefit Concert (credit: CBS 2)

Schneiderman Tells StubHub To Clear Up Confusion About Sandy Relief Concert

Concert organizers became concerned this week that the money raised by ticket sales may be winding up in the wrong pockets.

12/06/2012

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