Letitia James

Mike Baggerman
January 01, 2020 - 10:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Cash bail reforms remain a concern for law enforcement, who feel they didn't have a voice in Albany when the legislature passed the criminal justice reform measure last year. Cash bail was eliminated on January 1 for most people accused of misdemeanors and non-violent...
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USA Today
New York, N.Y. - (WBEN) - Juul Labs is being sued by New York State over deceptive marketing. "“Juul basically took a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook by marketing its products in a manner that was appealing to underage youth,” said State Attorney General Letitia James. Letitia James - JUUL Lawsuit...
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Body cameras used by Buffalo Police. November 1, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 01, 2019 - 2:46 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Three local police departments were reimbursed $238,000 from the New York State Attorney General's Office for body cameras. Attorney General Letitia James announced Friday that the Buffalo Police Department, Niagara Falls Police Department, and Amherst Police Departments were...
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Robert H. Jackson Federal Courthouse in Buffalo. June 11, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 22, 2019 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Wednesday marks the first day that New York's controversial Green Light Law will be challenged in a federal courtroom. The law would allow undocumented immigrants the ability to receive a driver's license in New York State. Advocates of the law argue that people in the...
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Erie County Auto Bureau. July 25, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 26, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State Attorney General Letitia James remains supportive of the controversial Green Light Law, the measure that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain a driver's license. In a press conference, the attorney general said that she believes the law, despite...
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Spectrum Office in Amherst. May 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
March 19, 2019 - 5:21 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) State Attorney General Tish James announced Spectrum (formerly Time Warner Cable) has started to issue credits to New York consumers as required by Charter Communications, Inc.’s December 17, 2018 settlement agreement. The settlement agreement resulted from an action brought by...
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February 18, 2019 - 9:15 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — New York is joining California and 14 other states in a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration. Attorney General Letitia James said in the lawsuit Monday that diverting funding from military construction and other programs to pay for a wall...
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Democratic supporters (left) watch as candidates rally in Amherst. Keith Wofford (right) rallies at the Erie County Republican HQ in Buffalo. November 5, 2018 (WBEN Photos)
Mike Baggerman
November 05, 2018 - 12:03 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Candidates hit the campaign trail one final time before Tuesday's election. New York State Attorney General candidate Keith Wofford held a final press conference at the Erie County Republican Committee headquarters in Buffalo. The Buffalo-native made one final push for voters...
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November 01, 2018 - 8:56 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — History is likely to be made in the race for New York Attorney General next Tuesday. Either of the major party candidates would be the state's first black attorney general. One, Democrat Letitia James, would be the first black woman elected to statewide office in New York. The...
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September 13, 2018 - 11:34 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — New York City Public Advocate Letitia James won a four-way Democratic primary for attorney general in New York on Thursday in a race that was a competition over who could best use the office to antagonize President Donald Trump. James, 59, would become the first black woman to...
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