State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

Microbeads found in facial scrubs/Great Lakes (Credit: The 5 Gyres Institute/5gyres.org)

NY Legislation Would Ban Plastic Microbeads In Facial Scrubs, Toothpaste

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the plastic particles can persist in the environment for centuries and accumulate toxic chemicals that could enter the food chain if marine creatures ingest them.

02/11/2014

Dr. Anand Persaud is led out of his Baldwin office in handcuffs on July 30, 2013 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

State AG Says Long Island Doctor Prescribed Oxycodone Like Candy

A Long Island doctor is accused of selling prescriptions for highly addictive painkillers to patients without performing examinations.

07/30/2013

First Row (L-R)  -- Alixandra Bujka, Michael Mancusi and Shannon Daniell. Second Row (L-R) -- Ryan Leuchau and Nancy Rivera-Daniell. (credit: NY Attorney General's Office)

Staten Island Prescription Drug Ring Bust Nets 5

New York authorities say they’ve shut down a prescription drug ring that made more than $80,000 in illegal sales.

08/15/2012