Articles by Derrick Hogan

Governor signs 10 new gun laws as Monroe County see first-ever ‘red-flag’ petitions

ALBANY, N.Y. (WHEC) – Governor Kathy Hochul signed 10 new gun laws. One raises the age to buy a semi-automatic weapon to 21. Another strengthens the state’s red flag…

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Police seek cell phone access to solve SUNY Oneonta student’s freezing death

ONEONTA, NY. (NEWS10) — Four months later, and still no sign of closure in the death of SUNY Oneonta student Tyler LoPresti-Castro. His family says it’s been an agonizing…

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Tully Rinckey’s Syracuse, Binghamton Offices Have New Managing Partners

The Syracuse and Binghamton offices of law firm Tully Rinckey PLLC have new managing partners. The firm has promoted Sabastian Piedmont to managing partner of its Syracuse office,…

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Criminal defense attorney weighs in on case against former Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin

Gov. Kathy Hochul is currently governing the state without a lieutenant governor. Brian Benjamin resigned earlier this week following his arrest in connection with a campaign…

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St. Patrick’s Day and DWIs | What’s Your Luck With Law Enforcement?

St. Patrick’s Day is one of the leading holidays when it comes to DWIs and accidents, and with one-third of all vehicle-related fatalities in the U.S. being attributed to drunk…

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Tish James vs Donald Trump

Jan. 27, 2022 – The latest chapter of New York Attorney General Letitia James against former President Donald Trump features the state’s top lawyer leading a civil probe into…

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Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin faces calls to resign

Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin was arrested Wednesday on allegations he stole $3,500 in campaign funds to pay off personal debts, according to state Attorney General…

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Why It Might Be Difficult to Convict Andrew Cuomo of Forcible Touching

ALBANY, N.Y. — When former Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo was charged in October with allegedly groping a female aide’s breast inside the Executive Mansion, the move was seen as…

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New York employers are banned from testing most workers for marijuana

New York state employers will no longer be allowed to test employees for cannabis, according to new regulations released by the state Department of Labor. This makes New York the…

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Empire State Weekly: Federal judge blocks health care vaccine mandate

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — This week on Empire State Weekly, we dive into the legalities of workplace religious exemptions after a federal judge granted an injunction to plaintiffs…

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