Not all civil court cases where the plaintiff wins lead to a check being handed to the winner. Some lead to a structured settlement. On this week's edition of You and the Law, attorney Paul Isaac talks with WBFO's Mike Desmond about those structured settlements.
West Seneca homeowners are preparing for possible ice jam flooding on Buffalo Creek as temperatures warm up Friday. Residents in the Lexington Green neighborhood have already experienced multiple major thaws this season and are hoping the worst of it is behind them.
Canada's justice minister describes it as only a small adjustment. But politically it's a huge policy shift for a government that's fought any suggestion of easing the country's marijuana laws. Ottawa is now looking at allowing police to write tickets for illegal possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Theater critic Anthony Chase is joined by Gabe DiMaio on Theater Talk, as Tony shares his experience of viewing a play in Washington, DC starring actress Kathleen Turner. He also reviews "Porgy and Bess" at the Shea's Performing Arts Center.
The Gerswhins' Porgy and Bess continues on stage at Shea's Performing Arts Center Friday evening. A Western New Yorker is debuting in the first national tour of the show. WBFO's Eileen Buckley had a chance to meet with that cast member.
Sixty local businesses are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to support renewable energy. During an event hosted by the Sierra Club Niagara Group Thursday, business owners and concerned citizens touched on the benefits of wind energy.
As the community continues to see major redevelopment along downtown Buffalo's waterfront, another piece of the future is getting closer to reality. Explore & More announced a major capital gifts donation Thursday as it works to build a children's museum at Canalside.
Yesterday's blizzard kept many Western New Yorkers home in the warmth and comfort of their living rooms. But others embraced the wintry weather with a tradition that goes back to the days of former Buffalo Mayor Jimmy Griffin.
Buffalo’s second blizzard causes the cancelation of most incoming and outgoing flights at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, Wednesday. One Buffalo woman was hoping to make it to Florida, but the inclement weather put that plan on hold.
The entire month of March is devoted to Women's History. Locally, the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women is holding its 5th year of events to celebrate women of the past, present and future. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley sat down the leader of the organization -- commissioner Sawrie Becker to discuss the fight for equal pay and generate awareness to stop human trafficking.
You can call this one the March blizzard of 2014. For the second time this season Western New York is dealing with heavy snow and strong winds, creating tough driving conditions and poor visibility at times.
New York State has declared a State of Emergency for all of Western New York and parts of northern Central New York. The action comes after the National Weather Service officially declared a Blizzard Warning in Erie, Genesee, Wyoming, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Monroe, Livingston, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego and Wayne counties.
A majority of flights at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport are canceled due to the blizzard-like conditions occurring in the region. WBFO's Eileen Buckley says not much is moving in and out of the airport at this time.
The state legislature replaced one member of the State Board of Regents, but allowed three others to remain, in elections held for the state’s top educational policy board. The vote featured complaints from Republican Senators who voted against all of the candidates.