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    ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo‘s attorney called on the New York state attorney general Monday to investigate the Albany County sheriff’s office’s handling of its investigation into a forcible touching charge against the former governor. In a letter to New York state Attorney General Letitia James, Cuomo’s lawyer Rita Glavin called for an investigation “into the unlawful disclosure to the New York Post of grand jury information relating to Governor Cuomo and the strong evidence that Albany County Sheriff Craig D. Apple was the source of that unlawful disclosure.” Web Extras: Read Glavin’s letter to AG James | Cuomo criminal complaint Cuomo was charged with forcible touching last month after former aide Brittany Commisso accused him of groping her at the Executive Mansion in 2019. A day after the charge was announced, Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple told reporters the criminal summons was publicly released sooner than expected, but said the case was “solid.” Timeline: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Resigns In Wake Of Sexual Harassment, Nursing Home Scandals The former governor’s arraignment was pushed back last week...
    (CNN)Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's arraignment on a count of forcible touching has been postponed following a request from the Albany district attorney.Albany County District Attorney David Soares said court filings in the misdemeanor forcible touching case against Cuomo are "potentially defective" and asked to delay Cuomo's arraignment. This story is breaking and will be updated.
    ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo isn’t going to court anytime soon. His arraignment on forcible touching charges was delayed until early January after the Albany County district attorney told the judge he needed more time. READ MORE: Gov. Hochul Unveils Updated Plans To Revitalize Penn StationIn a letter to the judge, DA David Soares slammed the Albany sheriff for filing the case while prosecutors were still reviewing evidence, and for not including all the necessary paperwork. WEB EXTRA: Read the letter (.pdf) | Cuomo criminal complaint READ MORE: Cuomo Criminal Complaint Released Sooner Than Expected, But Case Is 'Solid,' Albany County Sheriff SaysCuomo is now due in court on Jan. 7 to enter a plea on misdemeanor charges of groping former aide Brittany Commisso. The sheriff has said Cuomo will have to be fingerprinted and photographed. The forcible touching charge carries a penalty of up to one year in jail. MORE NEWS: TIMELINE: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Resigns In Wake Of Sexual Harassment, Nursing Home Scandals 
    An Australian football player and his friend were charged with assault and forcible touching after groping a woman and beating up her male companion. According to The Daily News, Jordan De Goey, who plays for the Collingwood Football Club in Melbourne, and his friend Luke Dyson, an Australian tattoo artist, were partying at the Dream Hotel's PDH Rooftop lounge in Manhattan over the weekend. The two men later spotted and approached a woman to dance. NYC DETECTIVES STRUGGLE TO KEEP THE PEACE AMID LOW STAFFING, LACK OF SUPPORT Both men began groping the woman while dancing. The unidentified woman happened to be with a man, who was not pleased with the inappropriate touching of the woman. Police reports that in response to his displeasure, the man attempted to push both Dyson and De Goey, leading to an altercation between the three. Dyson then hit the man in the face with a bottle and a split his lip. De Goey and Dyson ganged up to attack the man in response to his push.  CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP...
    (CNN)The Albany County sheriff on Friday said information about a misdemeanor forcible touching allegation that his office had filed in an Albany court against former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo had been posted quicker than his office anticipated, catching him and the local district attorney by surprise. But Sheriff Craig Apple told reporters he firmly believes his investigators' case against Cuomo is "solid." Cuomo, a Democrat who resigned from his post in August after multiple women accused him of sexual harassment, is the subject of a misdemeanor charge in connection with an alleged incident at the governor's mansion on December 7, 2020.Apple said his office filed paperwork with Albany City Court that came back "at a relatively accelerated rate.""We thought the documents were going to be reviewed. We weren't expecting a five-minute turnaround," Apple said at a news conference. "We filed the paperwork looking for which process we should follow: would they want to issue a criminal arrest warrant or a criminal summons?"Read MoreComplaint alleging a sex crime has been filed against former NY Gov. Andrew CuomoApple said he had...
    Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will appear in court in connection to charges of forcible touching, the Albany County Sheriff says. Cuomo, who was hit with the Class A misdemeanor charge Thursday, will appear in Albany City Court on Nov. 17 for allegedly committing "Unwanted Touching" against an unnamed victim, "at which point he will be processed and assumingly released," Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple announced Friday. "We have a solid case," he said during a Friday press conference at the Clarksville Public Safety Building in Albany, New York. ANDREW CUOMO CHARGED WITH FORCIBLE TOUCHING Rich Azzopardi, a representative for the former governor, slammed Apple's "unprecedented" actions as an "abuse of power and misconduct demonstrated by this Cowboy Sheriff." "Sheriff Apple, who has been a political opponent of the Governor's since the passage of the SAFE Act, is seeking headlines and not justice and his misconduct is undeniable," Azzopardi wrote in a statement released less than two hours before Apple's press conference. After Apple "publicly credited Tish Jame's [sic] report as evidence to pronounce the Governor guilty of...
    Disgraced former Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) will be arrested and booked next week for allegedly groping a former aide, reports the New York Post. It looks like, along with Michael Avenatti, another CNNLOL folk hero might be on his way to the slammer. The former aide, 33-year-old Brittany Commisso, alleges the 63-year-old Luv Guv “did intentionally, and for no legitimate purpose, forcibly place his hand under the blouse shirt of the victim…and onto her intimate body part.” Specifically, according to an interview she gave,  Commisso claims Cuomo “put his hand up my blouse and cupped my breast over my bra.” According to the report, Cuomo will be charged with “forcible touching,” a misdemeanor with a maximum one-year jail sentence. The Post says that a “summons has been issued directing the former governor to appear in Albany City Court on Nov. 17” and that he is “expected to surrender to authorities sometime next week to be arrested and booked[.]” The rich Hollywood Elites who coddled and gushed over Democrat Party icon Andrew Cuomo should be ashamed for enabling him. When will...
    Share this: A criminal complaint filed by a police investigator with a court in Albany has accused former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of committing a misdemeanor sex crime, though there was confusion Thursday over whether the document was made public by mistake. The one-page complaint, filed by an investigator with the Albany County Sheriff’s Office, accused Cuomo of putting his hand under a woman’s shirt on Dec. 7, 2020. The document didn’t name the woman but Cuomo had been publicly accused of groping an aide, Brittany Commisso, at the executive mansion in Albany last year around that date. The office of the county’s district attorney, David Soares, which would handle any prosecution and was involved in the investigation, issued a statement saying it had been caught off guard by the filing.
    By Michael Hill | Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — A criminal complaint filed by a police investigator with a court in Albany has accused former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of committing a misdemeanor sex crime, though there were reports Thursday that the document might have been submitted in error. The brief complaint, filed by an investigator with the Albany County Sheriff’s Office, accused Cuomo of putting his hand under a woman’s shirt on Dec. 7, 2020. The document didn’t name the woman but Cuomo had been publicly accused of groping an aide, Brittany Commisso, at the executive mansion in Albany last year. The Albany County district attorney’s office and Albany County Sheriff did not immediately return messages but the Times Union, of Albany, quoted unnamed officials as saying the complaint had been issued “prematurely” by the court and that a final decision hadn’t been made about whether Cuomo would face charges. Cuomo’s lawyer and spokesperson didn’t immediately return messages seeking comment. Commisso, who was an executive assistant for Cuomo, says he reached under her shirt and fondled her when...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Criminal complaint filed with court accuses former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of forcible touching. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    Spencer Platt/Getty Images. Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) has been charged with forcible touching related to his alleged groping of a former aide, multiple media outlets reported on Thursday. We often write “This is a breaking news story and may be updated” at the end of breaking news stories, for obvious reasons. But Thursday afternoon has featured an absolute bizarro saga involving the criminal charges apparently being filed against Cuomo, leaked to the press, revealed to have been erroneously (or perhaps prematurely) filed, and then somehow re-filed or properly filed in the first place or who even knows what’s happening anymore. The headline to this post has changed at least half a dozen times as your friendly neighborhood Mediaite contributing editor has attempted to write it up and it’s entirely possible that by the time we hit “publish,” the whole story will have twisted around in an entirely new direction. OK, deep breath. Here’s how it all unfolded. Cuomo resigned earlier this year after being accused of sexual misconduct and harassment by multiple women, including former aide Brittany Commisso, whose allegations...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing criminal charges. It’s an outgrowth of Attorney General Letitia James‘ sexual harassment investigation, CBS2’s Marcia Kramer reported Thursday. READ MORE: Cuomo criminal complaint The charge is forcible touching. The complaint, filed by the Albany County sheriff, charges Cuomo with intentionally touching a former aide, “for the purpose of degrading and gratifying his sexual desires.” It came after former aide Brittany Commisso brought the case to the Albany County Sheriff’s Office. “To me, this was a dream job and, unfortunately, it turned into a nightmare,” Commisso said back in early August. TIMELINE: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Resigns In Wake Of Sexual Harassment, Nursing Home Scandals Commisso was talking about her charge that Cuomo groped her at the Executive Mansion while working with him on his state of the state speech. At the time, he asked her to take a selfie using her phone. The incident led to a formal misdemeanor complaint being filed by the Albany County sheriff. “He put his hand up my blouse and cupped my breast over my...
    Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been charged with forcible touching. Cuomo, who has repeatedly denied all allegations of inappropriate touching, is being charged with a misdemeanor complaint that is categorized as a sex crime, a court official told the Washington Examiner. "A Misdemeanor Complaint against former Governor Andrew Cuomo has been filed in Albany City Court," Lucian Chalfen, director of public information for the New York State Unified Court System, told the Washington Examiner on Thursday. "As this is a sex crime, a redacted complaint will be available shortly." 'THIS IS WRONG': CUOMO ATTORNEY CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF LETITIA JAMES'S REPORT The charge is forcible touching, a class A misdemeanor, a clerk at the Albany Criminal Court told New York Focus. The former governor was accused of sexual misconduct during his decade in office, including an allegation that he reached under accuser Brittany Commisso's shirt and grabbed her breast while at the Executive Mansion in Albany, New York. Even after Cuomo stepped down, Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said he would continue his inquiry into him. "It was...
    Disgraced former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been charged with forcible touching, a Class A misdemeanor, a clerk at Albany Criminal Court confirmed to The Daily Beast on Thursday. The alleged victim’s identity is unknown, and further details of the allegation are unclear. More to come
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. will stand trial February 1 on charges he groped women in Manhattan bars or nightclubs in 2018 and 2019, a judge said Monday.Gooding has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor forcible touching and sexual abuse charges.In October 2018, Gooding allegedly pinched the buttocks of a woman in the TAO downtown nightclub on 9th Avenue. When confronted, he claimed he had only touched her back.In June 2019, Gooding allegedly made a sexually suggestive remark to a woman at the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar inside the Moxy Hotel on 7th Avenue. He then put his hand on the woman's left breast and squeezed it without her consent, court records said.The alleged victim had sat down at the bar where Gooding was with Claudine De Niro, actor Robert De Niro's ex-daughter-in-law. Prosecutors said the encounter was caught on video.Prosecutors have also said they've talked to a dozen more women who claim Gooding inappropriately touched them.Most of the alleged incidents occurred in other states but the Manhattan District Attorney's office would like at least some of these...
    NEW YORK -- Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. will stand trial in New York for forcible touching and sexual abuse beginning October 18, a judge said Tuesday.The charges stem from an alleged encounter in 2013 with a woman at the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar and Lounge in the Moxy Times Square Hotel.The lawsuit, filed publicly in Manhattan federal court, alleged that the Oscar-winning "Jerry Maguire" actor attacked the woman, identified in court papers as "Jane Doe" to protect her privacy after she met him at a Greenwich Village VIP lounge.Attorney Mark Heller, who represents the 52-year-old actor, said the "alleged event never took place.""And my client is totally innocent of any of these false allegations and we're confident it will be dismissed," he said."She's probably just somebody who's looking for some glory to bask in the publicity and notoriety of Cuba Gooding Jr.'s case," he added.Gooding already faces misdemeanor criminal charges of sexual abuse and forcible touching related to claims women have previously made against him. He has pleaded not guilty to those charges.Heller has called the state court allegations "incredulous"...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. will stand trial in New York for forcible touching and sexual abuse beginning October 18, a judge said Tuesday.The charges stem from an alleged encounter in 2013 with a woman at the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar and Lounge in the Moxy Times Square Hotel.(Video in media player from previous report from August 2020)The lawsuit, filed publicly in Manhattan federal court, alleged that the Oscar-winning "Jerry Maguire" actor attacked the woman, identified in court papers as "Jane Doe" to protect her privacy after she met him at a Greenwich Village VIP lounge.Attorney Mark Heller, who represent the 52-year-old actor, said the "alleged event never took place.""And my client is totally innocent of any of these false allegations and we're confident it will be dismissed," he said."She's probably just somebody who's looking for some glory to bask in the publicity and notoriety of Cuba Gooding Jr.'s case," he added.Gooding already faces misdemeanor criminal charges of sexual abuse and forcible touching related to claims women have previously made against him. He has pleaded not guilty...
    OLD BETHPAGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A Huntington man faces sexual abuse and forcible touching charges involving a 17-year-old girl, Nassau County police said. Police say the girl told them she had been inappropriately touched by her employer Zvonimir Bosnjak at Phoenix Gymnastics in Old Bethpage. She told police Bosnjak allegedly touched her inappropriately over the course of the year, starting in December of 2019. She reported the alleged incidents to police on Dec. 16 of this year. Bosnjak, 60, was arrested without incident. He faces arraignment on Jan. 7. Police are asking for anyone else who think they may have been victimized by Bosnjark to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous. More From CBS New York: Police: Man Grabs 17-Year-Old’s Buttocks, Spits In Her Face On Queens Bus ‘Christmas Miracle’: NYPD Officer Already Home After Being Shot In The Back In Brooklyn; Suspect In Custody 1 Dead In Crash Involving Wrong-Way Driver In Peekskill; 6-Year-Old Girl Survives Crash  
    A man was busted at a Lower Manhattan subway station Wednesday afternoon for allegedly groping a 20-year-old woman, police said. Eliardy Lopez, 46, flailed his arms and resisted arrest while being cuffed at the Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall station around 12:30 p.m., cops said. The victim told cops he had touched “her intimate body part” as she stood on the southbound platform of the 4 train, police said. Lopez was charged with forcible touching, forcible touching on a bus or train, resisting arrest, sexual abuse 3 and harassment, cops said. It wasn’t immediately clear if Lopez had any prior arrests for similar incidents. A variety of politicians have called for bans on serial public transportation perverts.
    A man was busted at a Lower Manhattan subway station Wednesday afternoon for allegedly groping a 20-year-old woman, police said. Eliardy Lopez, 46, flailed his arms and resisted arrest while being cuffed at the Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall station around 12:30 p.m., cops said. The victim told cops he had touched “her intimate body part” as she stood on the southbound platform of the 4 train, police said. Lopez was charged with forcible touching, forcible touching on a bus or train, resisting arrest, sexual abuse 3 and harassment, cops said. Eliardy Lopez is arrested for allegedly groping a 20-year-old woman. William Farrington William Farrington William Farrington William Farrington William Farrington William Farrington Ad Up Next Close Blake Anderson moves from Workaholics to Woke Blake Anderson is moving from a "Workaholic" to being "Woke." 6 View Slideshow Back Continue Share this: Facebook Twitter Flipboard WhatsApp Email Copy September 9, 2020 It wasn’t immediately clear if Lopez had any prior arrests for similar incidents. A variety of politicians have called for...
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