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

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

Ruben Wills' booking photo (credit: Handout)

Queens Councilman Ruben Wills Arrested In Corruption Probe

An indictment unsealed in Queens Criminal Court on Wednesday charges Wills, a Democrat, with a dozen crimes. They include scheme to defraud, grand larceny and falsifying business records.

05/07/2014

New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference introducing new legislation that would require smartphone manufacturers to create a "kill switch" for people to deactivate their phones if they are stolen, on March 3, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Disconnect Seen Between Smartphone Industry, Schneiderman Over Anti-Theft Agreement

The companies have agreed to provide a free preloaded or downloadable anti-theft tool on smartphones sold in the U.S. after July 2015.

04/16/2014

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Is Wall Street Rigged? New Report Looks At High-Frequency Trading

Best-selling author Michael Lewis told “60 Minutes” that super fast, computerized stock trading now controls more than half the market and raises the costs of stocks for everyday investors.

03/31/2014

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

Schneiderman: Marketwired To Stop Selling Info To High-Frequency Traders

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says Marketwired has agreed to stop selling to high-frequency traders direct feeds of the information it distributes for clients.

03/19/2014

A man named Ben, who chose not to give his last name, dressed as Ronald McDonald, participates in a rally in New York City on March 18, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Fast Food Advocates Rally Against ‘Wage Theft’ As Schneiderman Announces McDonald’s Settlement

On the same day protesters gathered at McDonald’s restaurants nationwide to accuse the fast food giant of “wage theft,” New York’s attorney general announced that one of the chain’s franchise owners has agreed to a settlement.

03/18/2014

Packs of cigarettes are displayed on a shelf at a CVS store on Feb. 6, 2014, in Greenbrae, California. CVS Caremark has announced it will no longer sell tobacco products. (credit: Getty Images)

28 States Ask Major Pharmacy Chains To End Tobacco Sales

They have written to the chief executives of Wal-Mart, Walgreens, Rite-Aid, Safeway and Kroger, urging them to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products.

03/17/2014

Suspect arrested for scheming to defraud the government outside 184th Street Pharmacy in the Bronx, March 11, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

3 Men Arrested For Running Alleged Illegal Prescription Buyback Scheme In Bronx

Investigators said the suspects would pay HIV patients if the pharmacy didn’t fill their prescriptions. The suspects allegedly billed government health plans anyway, raking it almost $10 million in a single year, authorities said.

03/11/2014

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