Letitia James

New York Attorney General Letitia James
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to be interviewed Saturday by the state’s Attorney General about allegations from multiple women that he sexually harassed them.

OxyContin
Jessica Hill / AP

Opening statements began Tuesday in a landmark opioid trial against pharmaceutical companies who are being sued in Nassau and Suffolk counties, as well as the state of New York, to hold the drugmakers responsible for the ongoing opioid epidemic. On Long Island, the trial is the first of its kind to be heard by a jury.

New York state Sen. Phil Boyle called for a special prosecutor at Oak Beach on June 28, 2021, to review the Suffolk County Police's handling of the Gilgo Beach murder investigations.
Desiree D'Iorio / WSHU Public Radio

It’s been more than a decade since 11 sets of human remains were discovered along Ocean Parkway on Long Island. No suspects have been arrested. Now, elected officials want to review the Suffolk County Police’s handling of the Gilgo Beach murder investigations.

The New York Capitol Building in Albany
Karen DeWitt / WAMC

The New York State Senate approved anti-sexual harassment measures this week that extend protections to top staff in the governor’s office as well as for employees of other elected officials.

New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks in Brentwood on Wednesday, May 26, 2021.
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Eight companies will pay up to $627,000 in civil penalties for illegally dumping contaminated waste at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, Long Island.

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