Tag: Eric Schneiderman

AG Sues Nassau Jail Medical Provider, Citing Inmate Deaths

Five inmates died since 2011 at Nassau County jail as a result of inadequate medical care, the New York State Commission on Correction alleged in documents obtained by the Press. The accusations sparked New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to file a lawsuit against the jail’s medical provider, Florida-based Armor Correctional Health Medical Services, seeking fines, an independent monitor over health care at the jail and barring the company from bidding on contracts in the state. This case was announced Tuesday—a week after the fifth death at the jail this year and the 12th since 2011, officials said.

Suffolk Proposes Banning Kratom, an Herb That Gives a ‘Legal High’

If the bill passes, violators would face punishments of fines up to $1,000 or one year in jail. A public hearing on the proposal is scheduled for Tuesday. New York State is considering similar legislation.

Probes, Prosecutors & Party Politics: The Murky Battle For Hempstead Town...

The Town of Hempstead takes center stage in this fall’s election on November 3rd.

Cuomo Appoints AG to Prosecute Certain Police-Involved Slayings

“Pretending a problem isn’t there doesn’t help solve the problem.”

Long Island Trio Charged in NY’s First ‘Ghost Gun’ Bust

Three Long Islanders have been arrested for allegedly conspiring to sell untraceable assault rifles known as “ghost guns” which are weapons built from spare parts—the first...

Sagtikos Manor Group Loses Bid to Sway How Trust Spends Millions...

A recent appeals court ruling found that the nonprofit had no standing to sue.

Rocky Point Man Nabbed in Gun Trafficking Ring Bust, AG Says

A Rocky Point man is among nine reputed Bloods street gang members that New York State authorities said were arrested for allegedly trafficking illegal...

Uniondale Man Charged in Alleged Heroin Ring

An accused drug dealer from Uniondale is among 13 suspects that authorities said were busted for their alleged ties to a New York City-based...

How the Islip Garbage Barge Saga Compares to the Town’s Toxic...

Calling the Town of Islip home is not all the two environmental crises share in common.

4 Long Islanders Charged in $30M Nonprofit Scam

The number of Long Islanders accused of bilking New York City drug rehabilitation centers has doubled from two to four and the amount they...
hofstra transfer day today