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New York State is providing more than $2.7 million to Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Rochester to combat housing blight. State Attorney General Lititia James says the funding will help the localities improve housing code enforcement.

Both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican challenger Mark Molinaro campaigned in the Buffalo area Saturday in advance of Tuesday's elections.

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The state attorney general has taken over the investigation of a Sunday afternoon incident that left a suspect dead and a Buffalo Police officer wounded.

A West Seneca woman has admitted to illegally collecting monthly pension payments for more than 30 years after the death of her mother. 

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is urging local law enforcement officials to act swiftly - and willingly - on hate crimes.

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The New York Attorney General's Office has reached separate $6 million settlements with fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel, resolving lawsuits that alleged false and deceptive advertising.

NYS second last in organ donor registrations

Oct 7, 2016

New York continues to trail the nation when it comes to organ donation.

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New York's Attorney General says Volkswagen's unprecedented settlement for deliberately cheating on emissions tests will mean more than $145 million coming directly to the state.


The New York State Attorney General is suing Peter Battaglia Jr., owner and operator of Battaglia Demolition Inc. and related companies, to force the South Buffalo demolition debris facility to end noxious conditions – described as “unbearable” and “sickening” by residents. The suit charges that Battaglia’s dust, noise, odors, vermin, truck traffic and other harmful impacts have created a public nuisance under state law and that the facility is illegally operating without required state environmental permits.