Eric Schneiderman

Toy guns are seen on a table as State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces that retailers have agreed to halt the sales of life-like toy guns in New York on Aug. 3, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Retailers To Pay New York $300,000 In Toy Gun Settlement

Retailers including Wal-Mart, Sears and Amazon have agreed to halt the sales of life-like toy guns in New York.

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Eric Schneiderman (Photo/ericschneiderman.com)

National Children’s Leukemia Foundation Accused Of Lying About Programs, Use Of Funds

Fuchs said the charity run by Zvi Shor spent most of the money on fundraising and salaries, and less than 1 percent on kids with leukemia.

07/21/2015

Huntington Gun Buy Back Program

70 Guns Taken Off Streets Following Gun Buyback Event On Long Island

Last march, a Suffolk County police officer was shot and wounded following a traffic stop not far from where the gun buyback was held Saturday.

07/18/2015

Pope Francis waves after his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Sept. 18, 2013  (credit: Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Attorney General Warns About Pope Ticket Scams

Tickets are not for sale. Most will be distributed through parises.

07/16/2015

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

Schneiderman: Bronx Papa John’s Franchise Owner Pleads Guilty In Wage-Theft Case

Criminal charges were expected to be filed later Wednesday. Schneiderman’s office said they would include failure to pay wages and falsifying business records.

07/15/2015

FILE -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (Credit: New York Attorney General's Office)

LI Auto Dealership Chain To Pay $310K Over Claims Of False Advertising, Misleading Sales Practices

As part of the settlement, the auto group admits no wrongdoing.

07/14/2015

New York Attorney General named Alvin Bragg, right, the head of the new Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit. (Credit: New York Attorney General's Office)

Schneiderman Names Team To Investigate Killings By Police

Alvin Bragg, now an executive deputy attorney general for social justice, will oversee four other prosecutors serving on the new Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit.

07/09/2015

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

NY Attorney General Aims To Stop Mortgage Scams With Ad Campaign

Schneiderman said mortgage scammers have conned homeowners out of $100 million nationally.

06/22/2015

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman proposes ethics reform legislation on steps of Tweed courthouse on May 27, 2015. (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

NY Attorney General To Submit Broad Ethics Reforms Bill

New York’s attorney general Eric Schneiderman soon plans to submit broad and detailed legislation aimed at ending public corruption in Albany.

05/27/2015

A "zombie property" in Mount Vernon, N.Y. (credit: Mount Vernon City Councilman Rich Thomas)

NY Regulators Say 11 Lenders To Monitor Vacant Properties

The banks, mortgage companies and credit unions represent nearly 70 percent of the New York market and will adopt practices to limit the damage from so-called “zombie properties.”

05/18/2015

A home is torn down in Miller Place, N.Y., on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Schneiderman Pushes For ‘Zombie Homes’ Bill On Long Island

It would require lenders to take responsibility for properties soon after they are vacated, not at the end of a foreclosure process.

05/07/2015

A man walks past a GNC store in New York City on March 30, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Attorney General, GNC Reach Deal Over Herbal Supplements

Under the deal, GNC has agreed to better labeling and DNA testing on all active ingredients.

03/30/2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces the indictments of 13 people in an alleged heroin ring on March 26, 2015. (credit: Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's Office)

Authorities: Heroin Ring Used Metro-North Trains, Greyhound Bus

The group’s purported kingpin, Brian Bacon, 52, had his son, Tamar Dillard, 37, use trains to transport heroin from Harlem to Newburgh, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.

03/26/2015

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Report: Radio Shack To Sell Customers’ Personal Information In Bankruptcy Sale

A report says Radio Shack is ready to auction off customer information as part of its bankruptcy sale.

03/25/2015

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

Schneiderman: Ban Outside Income For State Lawmakers

Cuomo has proposed strengthening outside income reporting but no outright ban.

03/17/2015

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