Articles by Derrick Hogan

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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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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