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Clark, Rizzuto lead Albany's OT win over New Hampshire

Jan. 15, 2020 10:44 PM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Ahmad Clark had 27 points and Antonio Rizzuto's steal and jumper gave Albany the lead late in overtime of a 76-73 victory over New Hampshire on Wednesday night. New Hampshire led 73-71 after Nick Guadarrama made one of two free throws with 24 seconds left in overtime. Albany would score...

Clark sets free throw record, Albany tops Maine 76-70

Jan. 11, 2020 7:26 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Ahmad Clark made a single-game school record 19 of 24 free throws and scored 28 points as Albany beat Maine 76-70 on Saturday to win its third straight. Clark surpassed the 18 free throws Brian Lillis made against Boston U on March 8, 2008. Trey Hutcheson had 15 points and eight boards...

Christmas ransomware attack hit New York airport servers

Jan. 10, 2020 11:48 AM EST

COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York airport and its computer management provider were attacked by ransomware over Christmas, officials said. Officials at the Albany County Airport Authority announced Thursday that the attack came to light after Schenectady-based LogicalNet reported its own management...

Transgender boy sues NY state over sex on birth certificate

Jan. 7, 2020 4:21 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A transgender teen unable to change the sex listed on his birth certificate sued New York state Tuesday, claiming a discriminatory policy is forcing him to rely on a document that inaccurately portrays his identity. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Albany argues that transgender...

Healy scores 17 to carry Albany (NY) past Binghamton 74-62

Jan. 4, 2020 7:47 PM EST

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Cameron Healy scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds and Albany beat Binghamton 74-62 on Saturday in the America East Conference opener. Ahmad Clark had 16 points and seven rebounds for the Great Danes (8-8), Antonio Rizzuto added 10 points and Malachi de Sousa grabbed nine...

Albany earns a last-second victory over Columbia, 67-66

Dec. 30, 2019 9:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ahmad Clark Tied the game with two seconds left and Cameron Healy added the game-winning point from the free throw line with under a second remaining as Albany knocked off Columbia for its first nonconference road win of the season, 67-66 on Monday night. Mike Smith hit two free throws with...

Earlington lifts St. John's over Albany (NY) 85-57

Dec. 18, 2019 11:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcellus Earlington posted 16 points and nine rebounds as St. John's cruised past Albany 85-57 on Wednesday night. Julian Champagnie had 14 points for St. John's (10-2), which won its sixth straight game. Greg Williams Jr. added 11 points and Rasheem Dunn had 10 points and six assists for...

FILE - This Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 photo shows a rally with demonstrators calling for driver's license for immigrants, outside the the offices of New Jersey Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo and Assemblyman John Armato, in Northfield, N.J. New Jersey lawmakers are set to vote on legislation Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 to permit immigrants who cannot prove they're in the country legally to obtain drivers licenses. (Craig Matthews/The Press of Atlantic City via AP, File)

Immigrants seeking driver's licenses line up across New York

Dec. 16, 2019 6:24 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Bundled in winter jackets, immigrants lined up at some Department of Motor Vehicle offices throughout New York as the state began issuing driver's licenses Monday that don't require applicants to prove they are in the country legally. Hundreds of New Yorkers waited outside motor...

Clark scores 26 to carry Albany past Niagara 84-80

Dec. 14, 2019 10:33 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Ahmad Clark had a season-high 26 points as Albany defeated Niagara 84-80 on Saturday night. Trey Hutcheson had 18 points for Albany (6-6). Cameron Healy added 16 points and Malachi de Sousa had 10 points for the Great Danes. Hutcheson made a 3-pointer to tie the game at 60 with 9...

Hope, worry, lawsuits as NY enacts immigrant license law

Dec. 12, 2019 12:55 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new law allowing New Yorkers to get driver’s licenses without having to prove they are in the country legally is set to take effect Monday, though immigrants might still face hurdles in some parts of the state. Some county clerks ideologically opposed to the law have challenged...