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The Citigroup Center in Midtown Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Citigroup Returning $16M In Advisory Fee Deal With Attorney General

A Citigroup unit has reached an agreement with the state of New York to return almost $16 million to more than 31,000 customers across the country who were charged higher advisory fees than they negotiated.

10/09/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Diana Robinson/Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio Campaigns For Attorney General Eric Schneiderman At Brooklyn Church

Mayor Bill de Blasio stopped by the Bridge Street AME Church in Brooklyn Sunday to sing the praises of state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

10/05/2014

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces a settlement for Kennedy Airport skycaps on Sept. 24, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Kennedy Airport Skycaps Get $925,000 In Wage Settlement

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said that between 2008 and 2014, Alstate Maintenance LLC paid about 40 skycaps as little as $3.90 per hour.

09/24/2014

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

Eric Schneiderman Officially Launches Bid For Re-Election

New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman officially kicked off his re-election campaign Sunday as he vowed to keep fighting corruption, both public and private.

09/14/2014

A sign for a Bank of America branch is viewed on April 16, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York Gets $800M In Bank Of America Settlement

New York state is getting $800 million as its share of a national $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.

08/21/2014

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New Jersey Hotel Settles Superstorm Sandy Price Gouging Case

The state alleged that the company engaged in 545 instances of price gouging from Oct. 27, 2012, to Nov. 5, 2012. The state’s complaint was filed in December 2012.

08/20/2014

Macy's Herald Square, as seen in March 2013. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Macy’s To Pay $650,000 To Settle Racial Profiling Allegations

Macy’s has agreed to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Herald Square.

08/20/2014

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State Supplying SUNY Campus Cops With Heroin-Overdose Antidote

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Wednesday on the SUNY Purchase campus that $27,000 will be provided to university police departments to buy 258 naloxone kits.

08/20/2014

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Ask.fm Site Owners Agree To Increased Oversight To Prevent Harassment

The site has been acquired by the owners of Ask.com, whose chief executive, Doug Leeds, says the focus is ensuring a safer and more enjoyable experience for users.

08/14/2014

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Barneys To Pay $525K In Shopper-Profiling Probe

Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to resolve allegations that minorities were singled out as suspected shoplifters at its flagship store, part of a spate of racial profiling complaints against major retailers last year.

08/11/2014

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (second from right) announces that thousands of new bulletproof vests are going to NYPD, Nassau and Suffolk police. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Thousands Of Officers In NYC Area To Get Bulletproof Vests, Officers In NJ To Get Settlement From Defective Vests

It’s a big day for law enforcement agencies in New York and New Jersey when it comes to bulletproof vests.

08/06/2014

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Lyft Begins New York City Service After Agreement Reached With State

New York’s attorney general said Lyft agreed to operate “in full compliance” with existing laws and regulations.

07/25/2014

A woman users her cellphone. (credit: Getty Images)

Crime Data Shows iPhone ‘Kill Switch’ Cuts Thefts

Apple’s addition of a “kill switch” to its iPhones last September has sharply reduced robberies and thefts, authorities said Thursday.

06/19/2014

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Grand Jury Indicts L.I. Nursing Home Employees In Connection With Patient’s Death

A grand jury has indicted at least six employees of a Long Island nursing home in connection with the death of a 72-year-old patient.

05/31/2014

FILE PHOTO: MTA police inside Grand Central Terminal

MTA Police To Be Armed With Heroin Overdose Antidote Under NY AG’s Effort

It’s expected the more than 650 MTA officers on the job across 5,000 square miles and 14 counties in New York and Connecticut will carry the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, sold under the brand name Narcan.

05/13/2014

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