Articles by Derrick Hogan

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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NYS has identified $1.1 million fraudulent unemployment benefit claims during the pandemic

SYRACUSE — The New York State Department of Labor is using new tools and strategies to help identify unemployment fraud. This comes at a time when unemployment benefits are…

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Albany protestors continue to camp outside South Station, calling for action

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) — Protestors continue to camp out by the Albany police south station. They say they aren’t going to leave until action is taken against officers they say…

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With no conclusive marijuana road test, challenges could come proving you were impaired

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — New York has joined a growing list of states who are making recreational marijuana legal. As New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill making recreational…

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Introducing the attorneys chosen to investigate allegations against Gov. Cuomo

The investigation into New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is now in the hands of two private attorneys selected by the new York State Attorney General. One has a strong background in…

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Lawyers weigh in on what an independent investigation into Gov. Cuomo could entail

Attorney General Letitia James now has the power to appoint someone to conduct an independent investigation into Cuomo. Her office said Monday his office sent them the referral…

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Crime Suppression Tool’s Effectiveness, Legality To Be Tested

The New York State Sheriffs’ Association is now employing a new “Crime Suppression Initiative.”  Its effectiveness, and legality, is likely going to be tested. CSI…

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Albany Moves To Shutter Corner Store

After a fourth shooting death this year outside a corner store in the city, Albany officials are taking steps to close the business. Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan says the city is…

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The road to legalizing marijuana in NY

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – As recreational marijuana seems to be more and more likely to be passed this year, there are a few roadblocks that must be overcome first. The…

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