MALONE - The following actions took place in Franklin County Court on June 16, with Judge Robert G. Main Jr. presiding:

ALBANY — Two days after state lawmakers voted to permit the disclosure of police disciplinary records, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo called for greater systemic reform in the face of racist policing policies.

QUEENS — After weeks of nationwide civil unrest over police brutality, state lawmakers completed passage of 10 pieces of legislation in three days to reform police departments across New York.

VALHALLA — The state Senate repealed 50-a Tuesday afternoon to allow the release of police disciplinary records, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo responded with outrage, calling on President Donald Trump to apologize for his “dumb” morning tweet that last week’s Buffalo incident between city police and…

MALONE - The following actions took place in Franklin County Court on Friday, with Judge Robert G. Main Jr. presiding:

NEW YORK — The state Legislature is expected to pass 10 police reform bills this week as New York lawmakers and congressional representatives took steps toward legislation Monday to address the nationwide pattern of law enforcement brutality and improve the policing relationship with minorit…

ALBANY — Two suspended Buffalo police officers should be fired after they pushed a 75-year-old protester to the ground, causing him to bleed from the head, said Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, who announced a reform agenda Friday to improve New Yorkers’ trust and relationship with law enforcement foll…

ALBANY — Prosecutors should properly charge violent demonstrators and set bail to keep them in jail after continuing nighttime unrest in cities statewide, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Thursday, as officials expanded COVID-19 testing to all New Yorkers who attended a demonstration.

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo praised New York City police for controlling ongoing nighttime civil and racial unrest in his daily briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic, which has since expanded to include discussion of the violence and protests that have broken out in reaction to the slaying of a b…

FORT COVINGTON –– The Fort Covington Presbyterian and Constable United Methodist Churches will host an online meeting Friday at 7 p.m. to talk about the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis, Minn., and the nationwide protesting and unrest that has followed.

As widespread protests continue over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in handcuffs as a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes, state lawmakers in Albany are talking about possible police reforms in this state.

POUGHKEEPSIE — Victims can file time-barred cases under the Child Victims Act for five additional months, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday.

ALBANY — Advocacy groups are urging the state to release more inmates from prisons in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19 in correctional facilities.

ALBANY — After days of deliberations, lawmakers passed the state’s executive budget Thursday, including rollbacks to New York’s controversial bail reform law, about a day after the April 1 deadline.

MALONE –– A group of health care providers at the Alice Hyde Medical Center has criticized the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision for what they say is a slow and inadequate response to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic.

NEW YORK — Days after bomb threats targeted 18 Jewish community centers across the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo introduced legislation Thursday to combat hatred and intolerance of minority groups as part of his 2020-21 executive budget.

MALONE - The following actions took place in Franklin County Court on Monday, with Judge Robert G. Main Jr. presiding:

ALBANY – Representatives of the union that represents state corrections officers joined Assemblyman D. Billy Jones Wednesday to urge state lawmakers to approve a Jones-sponsored bill that would end the practice of double-bunking in medium-security state correctional facility dormitories.

MALONE - The following actions took place in Franklin County Court on Monday, with Judge Robert G. Main Jr. presiding:

The Dickinson Center woman sentenced to state prison for her role in the 2015 escape of two convicted killers from the Clinton Correctional Facility was released at 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

MALONE - The following actions took place in Franklin County Court on Thursday, with Judge Derek P. Champagne presiding:

ALBANY — A steady and dramatic slide in the number of New York prison inmates over the past two decades is being cited by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in his plan to close an unspecified number of prisons.

PLATTSBURGH — Assemblyman D. Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) met with local law enforcement and emergency management officials Friday afternoon to discuss the impact of the statewide criminal justice reforms that took effect Jan. 1.

ALBANY — The state Legislature has returned to the state Capitol after a historically productive session last year with a slew of new goals to build on and accomplish.

ALBANY — The start of the second year of a Democratic-controlled state Legislature has the majority excited and optimistic about the passage of bills on their agenda, and on Tuesday, some Democratic lawmakers were certain the Protect Our Courts Act would be one such bill.

WASHINGTON — Joining the chorus of lawmakers and law enforcement officials voicing concerns over the new bail reform laws in New York, U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-21, took initiative in Washington, D.C., to study the results of pre-trial release.

ALBANY — As state lawmakers returned to the Capitol last week, the bail reform law passed in last year’s historically productive legislative session has carried over into the new year with tension.

BRUSHTON –– For village Mayor Kevin Pentalow, it was back to business as usual Thursday –– his first Village Board meeting since his release from the Franklin County Jail.