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Williamsburg »

Crackdown on Landlords Uncovers 2,400 Units Soon to Become Rent Regulated

Nearly 200 landlords using 421-a tax breaks must now register 2,400 apartments as rent-regulated units.

Upper West Side »

Per Se Must Pay $500K to Waitstaff for Withholding Tips, AG Says

The restaurant failed to pay its waitstaff the 20 percent service fee it charged for private dining.

Dongan Hills »

Travel Agency Left Customers Stranded Abroad in Scam, Attorney General Says

Cuka Tours sold round-trip tickets but only bought one-way flights for travelers, the AG said.

Richmond Town »

Lawyer Who Stole $2M From Cemetery Kept Embezzling While Out on Bail

Timothy Griffin was sentenced to more time for continuing to take money from his clients while on bail.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch Confirmed as Attorney General

The Senate voted Thursday to approve Lynch's confirmation.

Bed-Stuy »

Brooklyn Nonprofit Board Members Stole Cash and Evicted Families, AG Says

Members allegedly stole thousands of dollars from a charity and attempted illegal property sales.

West Village »

PHOTOS: Former Landmark Building Demolished to Make Way for Condos

The former home of Veranda on Seventh Ave. South will be replaced by six stories of condos and retail.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Probe into Eric Garner's Death

Eric Holder promised to investigate the death of an unarmed Staten Island man by police.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Obama to Nominate Brooklyn US Attorney Loretta Lynch for Attorney General

The president is expected to make the announcement Saturday at the White House.

Upper West Side »

State AG Files Motion to Stop Sale of UWS Senior Residence

Eric Schneiderman filed a motion opposing the proposed $108 million sale of the Salvation Army facility.

Civic Center »

Lyft Reaches Deal With City and Will Launch Friday, Company Says

Lyft said it would abide by TLC regulations and state laws.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Lyft Gets Extra Week to Reach Deal With City

The ride-sharing operator has been in discussions to make its service legal in the city.

Gramercy »

Aldon James Agrees to Pay $900K to National Arts Club in Settlement Deal

The deal with the Attorney General's office settles a $1.75M lawsuit over James' club mismanagement.

Times Square & Theater District »

Times Square Club Fined $20K for Barring Non-Korean Patrons

Circle NYC must pay the state and also fork over additional restitution to the victims.

Gramercy »

Disgraced Ex-President Starts to Move Out of National Arts Club

Ex-president O. Aldon James has to be out of his National Arts Club apartment by July 31.