01, Sep 2014 - Sen. Schumer calls for federal regulations on privately owned drones
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says privately operated drone aircraft are posing a threat to safety and privacy and should be regulated by the federal government. The Democrat says New York has become “the wild west” for private drones since a court case limited the federal government’s ability to regulate the use […]
01, Sep 2014 - Bharara vs. Cuomo Emerges as Battle of Two N.Y. Sheriffs
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara and then-New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo once teamed up to take down members of the Lucchese organized crime family, a mortgage-fraud ring and a crooked dermatologist. They were building careers fighting for justice from Manhattan to Albany. Bharara, known as the sheriff of Wall Street, was the head of New York's Southern District, the highest-profile ...
01, Sep 2014 - Eric Holder Has Again Been Requested To Appoint A Special Prosecutor In Albany, New York
ALBANY, N.Y., August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years ago, on July 17, 2012, Michael G. Bouchard, an attorney in Albany, New York, requested United States Attorney General Eric Holder to appoint a special prosecutor in The United States District Court for the Northern District of New York located in Albany, New York. Mr. Bouchard's letter detailed the basis for the request. On August 1, 2014 ...
04, Apr 2014 - Albany, NY NY attorney general says e-book buyers getting settlement credits from publishers this week
ALBANY, N.Y. - Buyers of electronic books will get account credits this week from five publishers who reached settlements after states alleged they colluded to raise prices, New York's attorney general said Tuesday. Buyers who bought certain e-books from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo or Apple will automatically get partial refund credits in their e-book accounts. Notification emails to eligible ...
01, Apr 2014 - Judge approves deal between NY and Oneidas
ALBANY — A federal judge has approved a deal between the Oneida Indian Nation and New York that guarantees the tribe exclusive territory for their central New York casino and guarantees payments to the state of around $50 million annually.