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Long Island Man Sentenced To 60 Days In Jail For Animal Cruelty

Lee Hughes pleaded guilty in February to failure to provide veterinary care to a dog suffering from a neck wound that became so infected that it compromised the animal’s ability to breath, the Nassau County District Attorney’s office said.

07/24/2014

FILE -  Customers shop at a Target store.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Target: 40 Million Card Accounts May Be Breached

The chain said that customers who made purchases using their cards at its U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15 may have been exposed.

12/19/2013

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

New York AG: Half Of Stop-And-Frisk Arrests Don’t Lead To Convictions

In a first-of-its kind analysis, a report from the New York Attorney General’s office found that just 1.5 percent of stop-and-frisk arrests resulted in a jail or prison sentence longer than 30 days.

11/14/2013

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces TRAMS Act to provide property tax breaks to active-duty service members. (credit: Twitter/AG Eric Schneiderman)

AG Schneiderman Proposes Property Tax Relief For Active-Duty Service Members

The Tax Relief for Active Military Service Act – or TRAMS Act – would allow those serving in the military or their spouses to apply for a tax exemption on 10 percent of the assessed value of their homes.

11/07/2013

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Report: Spitzer Seeks To Run For Office Again

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer lost his race for city comptroller to Scott Stringer last month, but a published report Wednesday said that does not mean he has any plans to end his political career.

10/23/2013

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

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

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

Eliot Spitzer (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Spitzer Dissects Wall Street Probe

Eliot Spitzer says regular folks hooked on day trading shouldn’t think they can beat Wall Streeters at their own game because of the flow of inside information.

11/24/2010