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NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, William Rapfogel (file/credit: Facebook/Met Council)

Longtime Met Council CEO Under Investigation, Fired For ‘Financial Irregularities’

A spokesman for state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has confirmed that he is investigating William Rapfogel, who had been the CEO of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty for more than 20 years.

08/12/2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman holds a press conference in Breezy Point, Queens on charities that collected money for superstorm Sandy relief, July 17, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New York AG Report Finds 42 Percent Of Sandy Donations Unspent

Speaking to reporters Wednesday in the flood- and fire-ravaged Breezy Point section of Queens, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman questioned whether aid money has been spent urgently enough in the nearly nine months since the storm.

07/17/2013

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

MLB Announces Zero-Tolerance Policy For Harassment Based On Sexual Orientation

Two years ago, baseball added sexual discrimination language into its collective bargaining agreement with players. Now, the organization is taking additional steps to make the policy clear.

07/16/2013

Looks Great Service sign. The tree removal company has a big contract with Nassau, which officials are investigating for possible payola. (credit: CBS 2)

State Officials Looking Into Possible Payola Between Nassau Exec, Tree Company

Looks Great Service has a whopping $70 million contract with Nassau for debris removal, CBS 2 has learned. It has been revealed that Looks Great has contributed $17,000 to the Republican’s re-election campaign.

07/12/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Cuomo Creates Panel To Investigate NY Legislature

The committee, established under New York’s anti-corruption Moreland Act, will have subpoena power and go after the influence of campaign contributions.

07/02/2013

iPhone 5 (credit: JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Schneiderman, San Francisco DA Announce Plan To Fight Smartphone Thefts

The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York have announced the formation of a nationwide initiative and coalition to battle a surge in smartphone thefts.

06/13/2013

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

AG: Bogus L.I.-Based Breast Cancer Charity Ordered To Pay Restitution

A judge on Long Island found earlier this year that the Campaign Center and its owner, Garrett Morgan, knew they were defrauding people by collecting for the Coalition Against Breast Cancer.

06/12/2013

iPhone (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Schneiderman To Host ‘Smartphone Summit’ To Combat Rise In Thefts

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Wednesday announced the June 13 meeting with some of the nation’s largest smartphone makers. The meeting will be held in Schneiderman’s New York City office.

06/05/2013

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

AG Schneiderman Announces Change To Law For Campaign Donations

Beginning Wednesday, any non-profits spending $10,000 or more must report the purpose of that spending.

06/05/2013

Foreclosure - File / Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

New York State Officials Urge Passage Of Foreclosure Protection Measures

One measure would require banks to negotiate a settlement with homeowners in foreclosure limbo. The other would impose criminal penalties for those committing fraudulent foreclosure practices.

05/29/2013

Woodhaven Nursing Home (file / credit: Woodhaven Assisted Living)

Long Island Nursing Home Aides Accused Of Spying On Residents

Two nursing home aides are accused of taking disturbing photos and videos of residents at multiple nursing homes on Long Island.

05/16/2013

Debris from superstorm Sandy in Long Beach, N.Y. - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

State Investigating Some Nassau County Offices Over Sandy Clean-Up Efforts

The probe will look into how Sandy contracts were awarded and how contractors performed.

05/15/2013

iPhone 5 (credit: JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Schneiderman Seeks Help To Curb Cell Phone Thefts

New York state’s attorney general asked smartphone makers on Monday to do more to protect consumers from violent street crimes known as “Apple picking,” or cellphone thefts.

05/13/2013

A Hess gas station employee directs gas lines on Rte 110 in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 3, 2012 in Farmingdale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

New York AG Announces Results Of Post-Sandy Price Gouging Investigation

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said 29 gas stations have either reached settlements or are being sued for price gouging.

05/02/2013

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

NFL Finds No ‘Specific Violations’ In Questioning At Combine

Colorado tight end Nick Kasa and other players said they were asked about their sexual orientation, but did not identify by which teams or what questions they asked. The NFL’s investigation found no such improper questioning.

04/05/2013

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