Articles by Derrick Hogan

What you need to know if you have a marijuana-related conviction

CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) — Now that recreational use of cannabis is legal in New York, what happens to the records of individuals convicted of marijuana related charges? With the…

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Eviction ban extended, what tenants and landlords should know

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Governor Kathy Hochul signed off on the state’s eviction moratorium extension Thursday morning. The ban will now continue until January 15. The…

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New Era In Law Enforcement Hailed As SelectaDNA Is Used In Solving Albany Jewelry Store Heist

A jewelry store in Albany is the scene of the first successful use of synthetic forensic technology as a crime-fighting tool in the Northeast. Truman Jewelers at 71 North Pearl…

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After Supreme Court ruling, what comes next for federal eviction moratorium?

(WBNG) — Legal experts tell 12 News there are limited options remaining to extend the federal eviction moratorium. The current federal moratorium will expire at the end of…

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Attorney breaks down jail time, financial damages Cuomo could face

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The governor of New York has been silent since his Tuesday address where he championed having his fair day in court. Where Cuomo had previously urged New…

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Cuomo: Vaccine mandate for patient-facing state hospital workers, state employees can be tested

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — New York state employees will have to either be vaccinated or face regular testing by Labor Day, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. Cuomo said the…

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As employees return to work and COVID cases rise, questions over mandated vaccination swirl

As COVID-19 cases increase, employers face the decision whether to require employees to get the vaccine. Within hours of each other on Monday, New York City announced its public…

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Albany’s groundbreaking eviction law draws fire from landlords

Albany is the first municipality in New York to pass a “good cause” eviction law. Under the legislation passed this week, tenants cannot be removed from their home…

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Fed up with labor shortage, CNY businesses turn in those on jobless benefits who reject work

Syracuse, N.Y. — Since the pandemic began, Chris Cesta has turned in a dozen people to the state for what he says are illegal unemployment claims. In a usual year, the owner and…

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Does legal marijuana spell end of testing for the drug at NY businesses?

Recreational marijuana is now legal for adults in New York, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the end of testing for the drug in the workplace, experts said. Although there is…

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