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Can The “Dream of King” Improve Police/Community Relations? (Part 1 of 5)

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Can The “Dream of King” Improve Police/Community Relations? (Part 1 of 5)   Race, Poverty, Unemployment, Academic Failure, Black-on-Black Crime and Unfair Criminal Justice Policies All Contribute To Poor Police/Community Relations   As we celebrate a New Year and approach the birthday of America’s greatest Civil Rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner, the Rev. […]

AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter (Dec. 15-19)

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THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS December 15 to December 19,  2014 TOP HEADLINES Cracking Down On Prohibited Toy Guns When toy guns are mistaken for real guns, there can be tragic consequences. That’s why Attorney General Schneiderman sent cease and desist letters to several major retailers, including Wal-Mart, Amazon, K-Mart, and Sears, ordering to stop […]

AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter (Dec. 8-12)

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THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS December 8 to December 12,  2014 TOP HEADLINES Restoring Public Confidence In Our Criminal Justice System Joined by a broad coalition of elected officials in New York City, Attorney General Schneiderman outlined an immediate first step toward restoring public trust and confidence in the fairness of reviews of cases involving […]

AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter (Nov. 24-28)

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THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS November 24 to November 28,  2014 TOP HEADLINES Taking Action On Toxic Toys With the holiday shopping season now in full swing, Attorney General Schneiderman is taking action to keep New Yorkers safe from toxic toys and scams. This week, he was joined by consumer advocates and elected officials in […]

Jay Z, Young Jeezy, Chris Brown, Trey Songz, T.I, Ne-Yo, Bobby Shmurda, French Montana, Tinashe, Kid Ink, Childish Gambino, Migos and J-Cole Rock the 2014 Powerhouse Concert

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JAY Z, YOUNG JEEZY, CHRIS BROWN, TREY SONGZ, T.I, NE-YO, BOBBY SHMURDA, FRENCH MONTANA, TINASHE, KID INK, CHILDISH GAMBINO, MIGOS & J-COLE ROCK THE POWERHO– USE CONCERT THE HIP-HOP SUMMIT YOUTH COUNCIL AND THEIR HIP-HOP AGAINST GUN & GANG VIOLENCE PROJECT WITH SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE POWER 105.1 CONTINUE THEIR GROUNDBREAKING WORK TO END GUN & GANG […]

Texas Governor Hopeful Wendy Davis Rocks Wu-Tang Clan T-Shirt On Election Day

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Wu-Tang is for the.. Election?  State Senator Wendy Davis had a big today as she putting the finishing touches on her bid to become Texas’s first new governor in 14 years.  But what caught many people’s attention today was her wardrobe.  Davis used the unmistakably iconic Wu-Tang Clan “W” for the design of her campaign […]

AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter (Oct. 27-31)

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THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS October 27 to October 31, 2014 TOP HEADLINES Schneiderman Arrests Oswego Couple Charged With Stealing From Elderly Veteran Attorney General Schneiderman announced felony charges against an Oswego County husband and wife accused of abusing power of attorney to steal over $200,000 from an 84-year-old woman, allegedly using the money to […]

AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter (Oct. 20-24)

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THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS October 20 to October 24, 2014 TOP HEADLINES Schneiderman Secures Murder Conviction In 1979 Buffalo Cold Case After a two-week trial and just three hours of jury deliberation, Attorney General Schneiderman announced the conviction of Michael Rodriguez for the 1979 murder of his estranged wife, Patricia Scinta Rodriguez, in Buffalo. […]

AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter Oct. 13-17

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THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS October 13 to October 17, 2014 TOP HEADLINES Schneiderman Awards $2­­­­0M To Land Banks Across New York State Joined by elected officials and housing advocates in Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo Attorney General Schneiderman announced $20 million in awards to 10 New York State land banks that are working to rebuild […]

AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter (Oct. 6 – 10)

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THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS October 6 to October 10, 2014 TOP HEADLINES   Schneiderman And Pennsylvania A.G. Kane Launch First Multistate Task Force To Combat Heroin Crisis In New York City, Attorney General Schneiderman was joined by Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane to announce the creation of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Heroin Task Force […]

Young Black Man Gunned Down While Following Instructions From Police Officer

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Technology is playing a key role in exposing crime and violence in our communities.  “Big Brother” is watching and over the last several weeks we have seen video footage of young African American men being shot and/or killed by law enforcement officers around the country.  From Michael Brown and Erick Garner, who have dominated the […]

AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter Sept. 15-19

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THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS September 15 to September 19, 2014 TOP HEADLINES Schneiderman And NYSP Superintendent D’Amico Take Down Two Major Narcotics Pipelines In Syracuse, Attorney General Schneiderman was joined by New York State Police Superintendent Joseph D’Amico and Syracuse Police Department Chief Frank Fowler to announce the indictment of 41 people – including […]

Far Rockaway Pays A Tribute To Its Ancestors With Back To School Event

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Come out to O’Donohue Park on Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Avenue in Far Rockaway for a nice family event. For more information on other “Back to School” events please hit us up at RandyKFisher@gmail.com. Posted by Charles and Randy Fisher (Twitter / Instagram / Facebook @HHSYC).

AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter (September 8-12)

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THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS September 8 to September 12, 2014 TOP HEADLINES Schneiderman Tours Syracuse Gun Show Attorney General Schneiderman toured the Syracuse Gun Show, one of the largest in the state, to highlight the success of the show and the Model Gun Show Procedures developed by his office. These procedures, which all known […]

Book Signing At USC Is A Success For New Inspirational Author Elvira Guzman

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Book Signing at USC Is A Success for New Inspirational Author Elvira Guzman Debut author’s book signing and Q&A session with students at her former alma mater University of Southern California was a HIT!   USC graduate Elvira Guzman is all about uplifting her community and teaching back what her mentors taught her! Her book […]

AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter Sept. 1-5

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THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS September 1 to September 5, 2014 TOP HEADLINES Schneiderman Highlights His Enforcement Of Laws Protecting New York’s Workers On behalf of New York State’s workforce and in recognition of Labor Day, Attorney General Schneiderman issued a Labor Day report with highlights of his office’s victories enforcing labor laws: Since 2011, […]

AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter (August 25-29)

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THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS August 25 to August 29, 2014 TOP HEADLINES Schneiderman Secures Funding To Equip Officers In Finger Lakes And Southern Tier With Bulletproof Vests In Binghamton, Attorney General Schneiderman announced awards to law enforcement agencies in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier, through the Attorney General’s inVEST Partnership, a statewide program […]

AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter (August 18-22)

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THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS August 18 to August 22, 2014 TOP HEADLINES Schneiderman-Led State & Federal Working Group Announces Record-Breaking $16.65 Billion Settlement With Bank Of America As co-chair of President Obama’s Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group, Attorney General Schneiderman announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America, the largest in U.S. history […]