While talk of the housing crisis has subsided recently, thousands of Western New Yorkers are still at risk of foreclosure. The state's Attorney General wants residents to know help is available through a new program.
A controversial crematorium at 2600 Sherdian Drive in the Town of Tonawanda has been shuttered for the the next six months.
State Attorney General Erie Schneiderman announced an agreement with Sheridan Park, the operators of the Amigone Funeral Home crematory. WBFO & AM-970's Eileen Buckley talked with residents and the CEO of Amigone
Under an agreement with State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Sheridan Park, operators of the Amigone crematory will have to find solutions to eliminate odors, smoke, and particles or relocate to another site.
The state's top cop is cracking down on stores that sell dangerous designer drugs. More than a dozen so-called "head shops" across New York, including one in Buffalo, are headed to court.
The sale of synthetic drugs in head shops has contributed to a public health crisis in New York and across the nation, according to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The attorney general has filed lawsuits against 16 retailers for violating the state's labeling laws by selling designer drugs known as "bath salts" and "synthetic marijuana."
A state investigation has yielded two-dozen arrests in connection with two cocaine trafficking operations based in South Buffalo.
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says 24 individuals have been arrested on narcotics trafficking charges in an investigation dubbed "Operation Babcock." Babcock the South Buffalo neighborhood in which much of the activity was based.
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced establishment of a Conviction Review Bureau in New York to address potential wrongful convictions.
Schneiderman says the bureau will work with law enforcement agencies across the state to ensure that those convicted of crimes are indeed the real perpetrators. The AG's office will work with regional district attorneys to identify and address "compelling claims of innocence."
Prescription drug abuse is endemic across America, resulting in 27,000 deaths annually. New York's top law enforcer thinks there is a solution.
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman unveiled a bill dubbed "I-STOP" one year ago, a proposed law he hopes can be approved by both houses of the Legislature and signed into law by Governor Cuomo in the coming months.
I-STOP, an acronym for Internet System for Tracking Overprescribing, establishes an online database that allows doctors and pharmacists to report and track certain controlled narcotics in real time.