Latest Andrew Cuomo News

Judge dismisses Cuomo from woman's sexual harassment lawsuit

Jun. 22, 2018 10:22 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) and the state have been dropped from a lawsuit filed by a woman who says a former Cuomo appointee sexually harassed her. Lisa Marie Cater's federal lawsuit claims the Democrat ignored her complaint that William "Sam" Hoyt harassed and groped her...

The Latest: House immigration overhaul hanging by a thread

Jun. 21, 2018 10:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the immigration controversy (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The House Republican immigration overhaul is dangling precariously, imperiled by stubborn differences between conservative and moderate factions. It hasn't been helped by President Donald Trump's running commentary...

Government's key witness testifies at Buffalo Billion trial

Jun. 21, 2018 7:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The government's prized cooperator at a corruption trial that grew from an ambitious New York state redevelopment plan known as the Buffalo Billion began his testimony Thursday, describing how a developer and a key player in the project forged a solid relationship after bonding while...

Islanders to play 8 more games in former home, total of 20

Jun. 21, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders have added eight more games to their regular-season schedule at their former home, Nassau Coliseum at NYCB Live in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders played the last three seasons at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, but it was not a popular move with their fans and...

Lawmakers approve bill to fix spelling of bridge's name

Jun. 20, 2018 7:27 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Assembly has approved a bill that would correct the spelling of a bridge's name that has been wrong for over 50 years. New York City's Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is spelled with one "Z." It should have two "Z's" for Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, who...

The Latest: AMA calls for an end to border separations

Jun. 20, 2018 12:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times EDT): 12:01 a.m. The largest U.S. doctors' group, the American Medical Association, is urging the Trump administration to end promptly the practice of separating children from their migrating families at the southern border. The AMA's...

Governors pull National Guard over immigration policy

Jun. 19, 2018 9:40 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The governors of multiple East Coast states have announced that they will not deploy National Guard resources near the U.S.-Mexico border, a largely symbolic but politically significant rejection of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy that has resulted in...

Cooperator could soon testify in Buffalo Billion case

Jun. 19, 2018 7:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A key cooperator for the prosecution could soon testify in a criminal case that grew from a New York State economic redevelopment plan known as the Buffalo Billion. Kevin Schuler, a former executive at the construction firm LPCiminelli, pleaded guilty last month to charges that he committed...

Former Syracuse mayor is running for NY governor

Jun. 18, 2018 3:11 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Stephanie Miner, an ex-Syracuse mayor and former ally of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, announced Monday that she's running for governor as an independent. Miner, a 48-year-old registered Democrat, said she's launching her campaign to disrupt what she referred to as Albany's "corrupt...

Corruption trial begins in Buffalo Billion case

Jun. 18, 2018 2:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute was alternately portrayed as a hero or a scoundrel at the opening of a corruption trial Monday over upstate construction projects worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Assistant U.S. Attorney David Zhou told a...