New York State To Get $550 Million In Tobacco DealNew York Attorney General Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced $550 million will be released from an escrow account, ending a decade-long dispute with tobacco companies.
NY Lawmakers Want Banks Held Accountable For 'Zombie Properties'Officials are warning the foreclosure crisis in the boroughs isn't over and are taking aim at so-called "zombie properties."
NY Legislation Would Ban Plastic Microbeads In Facial Scrubs, ToothpasteState 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.
State AG Says Long Island Doctor Prescribed Oxycodone Like CandyA Long Island doctor is accused of selling prescriptions for highly addictive painkillers to patients without performing examinations.
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.

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