Thousands of SUNY students have been taken to court by the attorney general’s office over tuition debt. And through a quirk in the law, the only way they can defend themselves is by appearing before a judge in Albany.
Amid cows and crowds, the State Fair became a destination for potential challengers to Gov. Kathy Hochul, including Letitia James, the state attorney general.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo was unable to withstand a barrage of sexual harassment allegations that led most of his allies to abandon him.
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Charges against the former president’s company and a top executive, explained.
The Trump Organization executive is expected to be charged on Thursday, along with the company, as he comes under increasing pressure to turn on the family.
The settlement agreement came just days before opening arguments in a sweeping trial of several defendants, including the company.
“Witch Hunt,” meet grand jury.
Grand jury minutes in the investigation into Daniel Prude’s death reveal the many ways the criminal justice system struggles when prosecuting the police.
The state’s attorney general seeks to create a “last resort” rule for officers’ use of physical force, and to impose new criminal penalties for those who break it.
Attorney General Letitia James is investigating whether taxes were paid on perks that the Trump Organization gave to Allen Weisselberg, its chief financial officer.
The move increased the investigative muscle looking into the former president and his family business.
Four women who have accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual misconduct have been formally asked to testify under oath.
The N.R.A. filed for bankruptcy this year as it sought to end run regulatory action in New York, but a judge rejected the strategy.
The governor has begun to publicly undermine the state attorney general, Letitia James, who is overseeing investigations into Mr. Cuomo’s conduct.
Gov. Cuomo is already weathering investigations into his professional conduct and personal behavior — and now his work as an author will be scrutinized as well.
The New York State attorney general was formally authorized to examine whether Gov. Andrew Cuomo acted improperly while writing his book about the pandemic.
Facing enforcement by the New York attorney general, the National Rifle Association’s chief executive hatched a secret plan for bankruptcy.
The attorney general named a former federal prosecutor, Joon H. Kim, and an employment lawyer, Anne L. Clark, to lead the investigation that may determine the governor’s future.
As the governor maintained a defiant stance, the leader of the State Senate became the most prominent official to call on him to step down.
The directive came as Mr. Cuomo faced a new accusation that an aide had completed the sexual harassment training he was required to undergo for him.
The attorney general’s investigation into the governor will give her far-ranging subpoena powers to request documents and call witnesses.
“These are not the actions of someone who simply feels misunderstood; they are the actions of an individual who wields his power to avoid justice,” Charlotte Bennett said.
Two former state employees have accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment, prompting calls for an independent investigation.
Democratic leaders in Albany questioned the impartiality of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s choice to lead the inquiry, while others called for his immediate resignation.
The growing uncertainty over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s political fortunes is a sharp turnaround from last year, when some supporters dreamed of a presidential bid. Potential challengers have noticed.
The Daniel Prude case is the latest example of the challenges prosectors face when they try to hold police officers accountable.
None of the officers involved in the death of a Black man in Rochester has been charged with a crime.
Mr. Prude, a Black man who was having an apparent psychotic episode, died after police officers placed a mesh hood over his head and pinned him to the ground, leading to widespread protests.
The Treasury secretary speaks on debt, taxes, cryptocurrencies and more.
We talked to our Albany bureau chief, Jesse McKinley, about a political reckoning over coronavirus deaths for the embattled governor of New York.
The case focuses on two of the company’s facilities in New York.
The company said the attorney general, Letitia James, had overstepped her authority in investigating workplace safety.
The order, answering a demand for documents by New York’s attorney general, rejected a bid to shield the records with attorney-client privilege.
The state attorney general, Letitia James, said it’s likely that the Cuomo administration failed to report thousands of Covid-19 deaths of nursing home residents.
Jonathan Braun’s 10-year sentence for running a drug ring was commuted by the departing president. The White House did not mention that he faces separate accusations of violence and threats.
In a showdown with New York State, the National Rifle Association is trying an unusual strategy. Legal experts doubt it will work.
The confrontation came days after the state’s attorney general sued the New York Police Department for its handling of protests following the death of George Floyd.
The group, which said it planned to reincorporate in Texas, is currently being investigated by New York’s attorney general, who is seeking to dissolve it.
Regulators are relying on insiders like Dina Srinivasan, who left her digital ad job after concluding that “Facebook and Google were going to win and everybody else is going to lose.”
Regulators are accusing the company of buying up rising rivals to cement its dominance over social media.
The latest legal front against the outbound president involves a maneuver that earned him and his siblings millions while lowering their taxes.
The state attorney general said in a lawsuit that two former church leaders helped shelter more than two dozen priests accused of harming children.
Inquiries into the president and his businesses, one criminal and one civil, are now looking at tax deductions taken on consulting fees. Some of the payments appear to have gone to Ivanka Trump.
Out of office, Trump might seem a lot less formidable.
The president is more vulnerable than ever to an investigation into his business practices and taxes.
Hidden financial records cast doubt on a number of his charitable commitments and show that most of his giving came from land deals that offset his income.
President Trump’s son had sought to postpone a deposition with the New York attorney general’s office until after Election Day.
Have any president and his hometown ever had such mutual animosity?
The president’s son had said he would not give a sworn deposition to the New York attorney general until after the election, but a state judge said he must cooperate sooner.