ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice began a civil inquiry in August into sexual harassment claims made against former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York officials disclosed Thursday.
The exact nature of the inquiry and its current status was unclear.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A veteran judge from western New York was nominated Wednesday by Gov. Kathy Hochul to serve on the state's highest court.
If Justice Shirley Troutman is confirmed by the state Senate, she will be the second-ever Black woman to serve on the Court of Appeals.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is continuing to see an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in November as the holiday season approaches, according to the latest state data released Saturday.
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Tyquell Fields passed for two touchdowns, Ty Son Lawton rushed for 134 yards and a score, and Stony Brook beat Albany 36-14 on Saturday for its 200th win in program history.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The dome atop Maryland's State House is line for some repair work.
The Baltimore Sun reports that the state Board of Public Works agreed earlier this month to set aside money for repairing the home and renovating other State House structures and grounds.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Assembly's investigation into former Gov. Andrew Cuomo's conduct in office concluded the Democrat's administration misrepresented how many nursing home residents died of COVID-19, according to a lawmaker who reviewed the committee's still-secret report.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Members of New York's ethics commission voted overwhelmingly to rescind approval of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $5.1 million book deal Tuesday.
The committee's vote comes over a year after the October 2020 publication of “American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic,” which largely recounts the governor’s once-daily press conferences last spring.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Ten of New York's mass coronavirus vaccination sites are ready to give shots to children ages 5 to 11 who recently became eligible for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Saturday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Undercuffler threw for 328 yards and two touchdowns and Karl Mofor ran for 90 yards and three scores as Albany rolled to a 41-14 victory over Morgan State in nonconference play on Saturday in a game that was delayed by lightning.
ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — Police said Thursday that law enforcement seized about $2.2 million in marijuana found stuffed in plastic bags in a U-Haul truck on Interstate 5 near Albany, Oregon.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Over an 11-hour interview with investigators last July, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defiantly denied allegations he sexually harassed women and sparred with the lawyers questioning him, accusing one of being out to get him, according to a transcript released on Wednesday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Cam Holden had 15 points and 11 rebounds to carry Towson to a 77-56 win over Albany on Tuesday night in a season opener.
Terry Nolan Jr. had 17 points for Towson. Jason Gibson added 14 points.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Karl Mofor ran for 222 yards and both Albany touchdowns as the Great Danes picked up their first win of the season, defeating New Hampshire 20-7 on Saturday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A prosecutor investigating accusations that former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo groped a woman asked a judge for more time to evaluate the evidence, saying the criminal complaint filed last week by the local sheriff was “potentially defective," according to a letter released Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’ wants the sheriff who charged the Democrat with groping a woman to preserve records of any communications his office had with the alleged victim, journalists or other investigators.
CLARKSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York sheriff on Friday defended his decision to file a criminal complaint against former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo without consulting prosecutors or the accuser, a woman who says the Democrat groped her late last year.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was accused in a criminal complaint Thursday of committing a misdemeanor sex crime, two months after he resigned under pressure in a sexual harassment scandal.
Others receiving 12 or more points: Cincinnati Princeton 13.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Derek Robertson threw a touchdown pass, Jonny Messina kicked two field goals and Freddie Brock added a late scoring run to help Maine hold off Albany 19-16 in Colonial Athletic Association play on Saturday.
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Plans for a massive new solar installation in south Georgia are moving ahead.
Construction will soon get underway on the first phase of the DeSoto Solar Farm project in Lee County, north of Albany, the governor's office said Wednesday.
RENSSELAER, New York (AP) — A retired Albany police lieutenant who allegedly shot a man in the leg, then drove him to the hospital, has been charged with attempted second-degree murder, police in Rensselaer said.
1. Lakewood St. Edward (8-1) lost to Archbishop Moeller 28-21, OT
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Daniel Smith threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Todd Summers, TD Ayo-Durojaiye blocked a punt and returned it for a score and Villanova beat Albany 17-10 on Saturday.
Villanova (5-1, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association) took its first lead when Cole Bunce made a 26-yard field goal with 1:16 left in the first half.
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia coroner is giving students a firsthand look at investigating deaths.
Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler has worked with more than 40 college and high school students through the internship program, WALB-TV reported.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Albany police have arrested 10 people in connection with a shooting at an illegal social club that left one man dead and six other men injured.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York Yankees star Joe Pepitone has dropped his lawsuit against the Baseball Hall of Fame that sought the return of a Louisville Slugger bat that Mickey Mantle used to hit his 500th career home run.
1. Lakewood St. Edward (8-0) beat Football North (via Clarkson SS) 38-7.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Albany were investigating a shooting that left a Massachusetts man dead and six others with injuries.
Police received a report of shots fired at approximately 11 p.m.
NEW YORK (AP) — A yearslong search for an upstate New York man who investigators say raped at least two women nearly a decade ago has ended after authorities confirmed that human remains found by a hiker earlier this year belonged to him.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Home health aides who refuse to get a COVID-19 vaccination are barred from working with patients in New York as of Friday under a new state mandate that one industry group warned could lead to thousands of caregivers losing their jobs.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Carla Freedman was sworn in Friday to lead the federal prosecutor's office in the Northern District of New York, the first woman ever confirmed to that position.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Backers of a planned offshore wind farm announced an $86 million contract Friday to train workers and build infrastructure in New York.
The proposed 122-turbine Sunrise Wind farm will need several hundred large structures, including concrete platforms, steel ladders and railings, for wind turbine generators.
TROY, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York county is being forced to send human bodies to a hospital 50 miles away for autopsies because its prominent medical examiner has not been vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to county officials.
CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man was arrested for his role in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol after he was spotted on surveillance video, authorities said.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Thousands of healthcare workers in New York faced with either getting the COVID-19 vaccine or losing their jobs received at least one dose as the statewide mandate neared, according to state figures released Tuesday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some hospitals and nursing homes in New York began removing workers Monday for failing to meet a state-mandated deadline to get a COVID-19 vaccine as Gov. Kathy Hochul pleaded with holdouts to get 11th-hour inoculations.
MELVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Long Island’s two counties are among the tops in New York state for auto fatalities, and officials and safety advocates say increased enforcement can’t be the only solution.