Eric Schneiderman

February 11, 2018 - 6:08 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — New York's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein and the Weinstein Co. following an investigating into allegations of sexual misconduct. In court papers filed in Manhattan on Sunday, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says...
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Tom Puckett
February 01, 2018 - 1:20 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The State Attorney General's office's special investigations unit released its report on the shooting death of Jose Hernandez-Rossy last year. It has determined there is no basis for charges against the Buffalo Police officers involved. READ: Complete report from NYS AG Office “...
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December 13, 2017 - 9:47 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A rally is scheduled for 5 p.m. Wednesday in response to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's ruling that no charges will be filed against Buffalo Police Officers Nicholas Parisi and Todd McAllister after the February 8 death of Wardel "Meech" Davis. Davis, 20, died shortly...
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Tom Puckett
November 16, 2017 - 5:00 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces ten arrests in a fentanyl trafficking ring stretching from WNY to California. As part of the multi-agency investigation dubbed “Operation Blue Death,” authorities seized 502 pills laced with fentanyl, over 100 grams of black tar...
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November 10, 2017 - 9:39 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new regulations Friday that seek to crack down on employers keeping hourly workers "on call," available to be called in at a moment's notice. The new labor rules would establish a 14-day advance notice standard for scheduling and require...
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October 23, 2017 - 7:57 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a civil rights investigation on Monday into The Weinstein Co. following sexual harassment and assault allegations against its co-founder, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. As part of the investigation, the prosecutor's...
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October 14, 2017 - 6:03 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says he's joining a multistate effort to sue over President Donald Trump's decision to end a provision of the federal health care law that lowered out-of-pocket medical costs for millions of Americans. The Democratic prosecutor...
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Tom Puckett
September 19, 2017 - 12:45 pm
New York, NY (WBEN) A bipartisan coalition of 41 attorneys general are demanding information and documents from the manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioid drugs, part of a multistate investigation into whether the companies engaged in any unlawful practices in the marketing and...
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Tom Puckett
September 11, 2017 - 3:20 pm
Albany, NY (WBEN) State attorney general Eric Schneiderman is once again reminding people to a hotline to help troubleshoot and resolve a range of issues and barriers encountered by voters at the polls during the primary election on Tuesday. “The right to vote is at the heart of American democracy...
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