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Cerruti's 18 points lifts Albany over NJIT 71-56

Jan. 15, 2022 20:07 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Cerruti scored 18 points to lead Albany to a 71-56 over NJIT on Saturday. Cerruti had four 3-pointers. Jamel Horton had 14 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Great Danes (6-10, 2-2 America East Conference). Miles...

Newman leads Albany past UMass Lowell 57-47

Jan. 12, 2022 22:55 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Paul Newman had 12 points and 16 rebounds to lift Albany to a 57-47 win over UMass Lowell on Wednesday night. Matt Cerruti had 12 points for Albany (5-10, 1-2 America East Conference). Jamel Horton added 10 points. Chuck Champion had six rebounds. ...

Judge dismisses sole criminal charge against Andrew Cuomo

Jan. 07, 2022 17:34 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The only criminal charge filed over the sexual harassment allegations that drove former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo from office was dismissed Friday at prosecutors' request, clearing what had been seen as the most serious legal threat to the Democrat. The move...

Falko scores 28 to lift Binghamton past Albany 88-79

Jan. 06, 2022 21:38 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Jacob Falko had a career-high 28 points as Binghamton beat Albany 88-79 on Thursday night. Falko shot 10 for 13 from the floor. He added eight assists. Kellen Amos had 17 points for Binghamton (5-6, 2-0 America East Conference), which ended its...

Cuomo due in court virtually after DA drops fondling case

Jan. 06, 2022 18:10 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Andrew Cuomo will be required to appear virtually for a court session Friday as a judge considers a prosecutor’s request to dismiss a fondling case against the former New York governor. Albany County District Attorney David Soares asked Judge Holly Trexler on...

Health care, climate change crux of NY governor's 2022 plan

Jan. 05, 2022 19:38 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In her first State of the State address Wednesday, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul outlined an agenda for an economic comeback from the coronavirus pandemic and new government investments in health care, housing and renewable energy. Hochul, the state’s first...

Tough case or 'cowardice'? Drop of Cuomo case splits experts

Jan. 05, 2022 18:15 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s attorney general said she believed Brittany Commisso. The sheriff who filed a criminal complaint accusing former Gov. Andrew Cuomo of groping Commisso in the governor’s mansion called it a “very solid case.” The district attorney called her credible — but...

Prosecutor drops groping charge against former NY Gov. Cuomo

Jan. 04, 2022 20:33 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo won't face criminal prosecution over an allegation that he fondled an aide, after a prosecutor said Tuesday he couldn't prove the case. Three days before the Democratic ex-governor was due to answer the misdemeanor charge in...

Georgia hospitalizations keep climbing in COVID-19 wave

Jan. 04, 2022 18:02 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Hospitalizations from the latest wave of COVID-19 continue to climb rapidly in Georgia, as hundreds of thousands of students statewide returned to in-person class Tuesday, but others stayed home. Georgia’s surge continues to be centered around Atlanta, although...

Albany prosecutor says he will drop groping charge against former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, saying he can't prove case

Jan. 04, 2022 11:18 AM EST
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Albany prosecutor says he will drop groping charge against former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, saying he can't prove case.