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Stories with organization: New York Attorney General's Office
  • NY court hears arguments on fantasy sports story has photos
    Updated: Nov-25-15 4:39 pm

    NEW YORK - A judge said Wednesday he would not take long to rule on a motion by New York's top law enforcement official to stop the country's two biggest daily fantasy sports companies from operating following two hours of arguments in a packed Manhattan courtroom.

  • NY declares victory in Alzheimer's drug antitrust lawsuit 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 2:20 pm

    ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general is dropping an antitrust lawsuit against a drug manufacturer after his office blocked what he alleged was an attempt to force Alzheimer's patients to switch to a newer patented drug instead of cheaper generic alternatives.

  • Fitness chain reaches deal with NY over indoor tanning 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 2:15 pm

    ALBANY, New York - A national chain of gym and fitness centers has agreed as part of an agreement struck with New York's attorney general not to offer unlimited indoor tanning to members.

  • NY attorney general names 2 chief deputies 
    Updated: Nov-22-15 9:21 am

    ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general has appointed two longtime lawyers as chief deputies responsible for criminal prosecutions and civil litigation.

  • NY gets retailer accord on domestic violence victims 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 3:02 am

    ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general says retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has agreed to revise its policy toward employees who are domestic-violence victims and won't require they have a protective court order to continue working.

  • Massachusetts AG proposes tighter regs for fantasy sports 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 2:24 pm

    BOSTON - Daily fantasy sports companies like FanDuel and Boston-based DraftKings would be allowed to continue operating in Massachusetts, but with age and advertising restrictions, disclosure requirements and other new rules proposed Thursday by the state's attorney general.

  • Upstate NY school district sued over immigrant education 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 4:47 pm

    The school district in the heavily immigrant city of Utica discriminates against older students with limited English skills by refusing to let them attend the only high school, instead steering them into "dead-end" programs that offer no chance for a diploma, the state's chief lawyer said Wednesday in announcing a civil rights lawsuit.

  • NY attorney general asks court to shut daily fantasy sports 
    Updated: Nov-17-15 11:44 am

    ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general has filed court papers seeking an injunction to stop daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and FanDuel from conducting illegal gambling in the state.

  • Montana 1 of 5 states to prohibit online sports gaming 
    Updated: Nov-15-15 2:51 pm

    GREAT FALLS, Montana - On Nov. 10 the New York Attorney General's Office issued a cease and desist order directing fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel to stop accepting bets from New York residents, and categorizing these companies activities as illegal gambling under New York law.

  • NY joins other states in brief on union bargaining 
    Updated: Nov-15-15 3:01 am

    ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general is leading a coalition of states urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold two longstanding provisions of collective bargaining agreements for public workers.

  • AG tells DraftKings and FanDuel to stop operating in NY 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 6:40 pm

    NEW YORK - New York's attorney general has told the daily fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel to stop taking players in New York on the grounds that their operations amount to illegal gambling.

  • New York finds Peabody climate statements misleading 
    Updated: Nov-09-15 12:21 pm

    ALBANY, New York - Peabody Energy, the world's biggest private-sector coal company, violated New York laws with misleading statements to investors and the public about the financial risks from climate change and potential regulatory responses, New York's attorney general said Monday.

  • Lowe's Home Centers to pay $1M in overcharging settlement 
    Updated: Nov-05-15 1:57 pm

    ALBANY, New York - Lowe's Home Centers LLC will refund more than $1 million to customers who were overcharged flooring installation fees, according to a settlement reached with New York state.

  • NY attorney general, others seek to defend EPA 
    Updated: Nov-04-15 3:08 am

    ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general has joined a coalition of 24 states, cities and counties seeking to intervene in court to help defend a federal plan to require power plants cut their greenhouse gas emissions.