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Embattled Assemblyman Vito Lopez Says He’ll Resign, Seek City Council Seat

Scandal-plagued Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito Lopez is stepping down from his seat next month, but Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says Lopez shouldn’t spend even another day in office.

05/17/2013

Vito Lopez

Embattled Assemblyman Lopez Escapes Charges, But Report Could Lead To Expulsion

While Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan found no criminal culpability, a report released by a state ethics panel found Assemblyman Vito Lopez violated the public trust.

05/15/2013

About 15 men gathered on the steps of City Hall in New York City demanding state Assemblyman Vito Lopez resign on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Activists Call On Assemblyman Lopez To Resign Over Sex Harassment Allegations

An ethics panel ruled that Brooklyn power broker Vito Lopez sexually harassed several female staffers. Now, many say it’s time for the assemblyman to leave office.

09/05/2012

Dogs In Court

Seen At 11: Courthouse Dogs Help Remove Anxiety Of Trial

For most people, facing an accused murderer or violent criminal in court is next to impossible. But now witnesses going through the city’s legal system are being given a boost of comfort and confidence.

06/13/2012

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine – Part 12 – NYS Health Dept. Gets Retooled For Prescription Drug Abuse

Terry O’Leary, the new head of the New York State Health Department’s Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement, has his work cut out for him, retooling an agency to deal with the overprescribing of prescription painkillers.

05/25/2012

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan (file / credit: CBS2)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine – Part 5 – Staten Island’s Drug Death Problem

In all of New York City, Staten Island has the biggest problem with addiction and death by Oxycontin, WCBS 880′s Irene Cornell reported.

05/18/2012

Staten Island will begin using the devices to keep track of abusers starting next year. (credit: handout via CBS 2)

New GPS Device To Help Warn Domestic Violence Victims About Abusers

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan is tapping into the technology to prevent women from having to keep looking over their shoulder, if their abuser has a court order to stay away.

11/01/2011

Eric Schneiderman and Dan Donovan - File / Photos: Schneiderman for Attorney General, Richmond County District Attorney's Office

S.I. District Attorney Reports For Jury Duty

Dan Donovan waited for four hours, then was dismissed because enough jurors had been picked for pending cases.

06/02/2011

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One Of Staten Island’s ‘Most Wanted’ Surrenders

A 21-year-old New York City man accused of shooting another man in 2008 over a basketball game surrendered to police after seeing his mug shot in a local newspaper, officials said.

03/09/2011

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3 S.I. Sanitation Workers Accused Of Dealing Drugs

Prosecutors have charged 29-year-old Gino Colella with 20 counts of selling a controlled substance and 30-year-old Robert Miller with 5 counts of the same crime.

01/21/2011

Eric Schneiderman (Photo/ericschneiderman.com)

Schneiderman Defeats Donovan In NY A.G. Race

Election returns show the Democratic state senator beating the Republican Staten Island District Attorney in the race to be New York’s next attorney general.

11/02/2010

Eric Schneiderman and Dan Donovan - File / Photos: Schneiderman for Attorney General, Richmond County District Attorney's Office

Race For Attorney General Coming Down To The Wire

Polls showed Democrat Eric Schneiderman and Republican Dan Donovan were neck and neck in the polls in the race to become New York’s Attorney General.

11/02/2010

Eric Schneiderman, Dan Donovan, Thomas DiNapoli, and Harry Wilson - File / Photos: Schneiderman for Attorney General, Richmond County District Attorney's Office, DiNapoli 2010 for Comptroller, Wilson for New York

Other Statewide Races Tight In New York

There are two nail-biting statewide races in New York state, and New York City Mayor Bloomberg is trying to make a difference in one of them.

11/01/2010

Eric Schneiderman and Dan Donovan - File / Photos: Schneiderman for Attorney General, Richmond County District Attorney's Office

Schumer, Schneiderman To Campaign In Upper West Side

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The campaign continues as Attorney General candidate Eric Schneiderman and U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer will come to New York City on Sunday morning. The two will be greeting votes on the […]

10/31/2010

Eric Schneiderman and Dan Donovan - File / Photos: Schneiderman for Attorney General, Richmond County District Attorney's Office

New York Attorney General Candidates Debate

Democrat Eric Schneiderman and Republican Dan Donovan are scheduled to square off at 10 a.m.

10/25/2010

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