Eric Schneiderman

L.I. Towns Receive Money To Combat 'Zombie' Homes

Oct 11, 2016
Don Ryan / AP

In an effort to combat vacant and abandoned homes, 16 Long Island municipalities have received nearly $3.3 million from Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

Mary Altaffer / AP

Nassau County jail’s private medical provider, Armor Correctional Health Services, has agreed to pay $350,000 as part of a settlement with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP

Barclays Bank has agreed to pay $100 million to 43 states and the District of Columbia to settle allegations it improperly set key interest rates almost a decade ago, affecting payments on investments.

Monday's settlement includes $93.5 million in restitution and costs of the investigation led by the New York and Connecticut attorneys general.

Don Ryan / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law today that requires banks to care for "zombie" properties--homes that are in foreclosure and have been abandoned.

On Thursday Cuomo traveled around the state, from Syracuse to Long Island, talking about the new law. He said the law first gives the owner the opportunity to stay in their home and adjust the mortgage to an amount they can pay. 

Richard Drew / AP

Two separate bills to legalize and regulate daily fantasy sports and some other forms of gambling are moving through the legislature, but anti-gambling groups say they should be stopped.

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