The Amherst Police have returned several hand guns to David Lewis. He turned them in a few weeks ago - after being contacted by State Police - and a judge suspended his pistol permit. Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs says the mishap reflects flaws in the mental health provisions in New York's SAFE Act.
Sequestration will likely cut down on the amount of research being conducted at several facilities on the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus. And as WBFO's Chris Caya reports - that could slow the City's economic recovery.
The state's economic revitalization fund for the area may be called the "Buffalo Billion," but it was intended to spread out across the region. Some of the funding could help repurpose a mostly vacant large building in downtown Niagara Falls.
Two days after a state senator was arrested for trying to bribe his way onto the New York City mayoral ballot, a state assemblyman has been accused of accepting payments to sponsor legislation that would benefit developers of an adult day care center in the Bronx.
New York's tough new gun control law has been getting a lot of attention since January when it was signed into law. Buffalo Police made the first local arrest to include charges under the SAFE Act earlier this week, but the charge does not carry a stiff penalty.
While many are wondering when spring will arrive, there are a few sure signs the change of seasons is underway. Crews started removing the Ice Boom from the mouth of the Niagara River this week and construction has resumed on a new park on Buffalo's waterfront that is on track to open by the end of May.
First Niagara Senior Executive VP and Chief Banking Officer Daniel Cantara III, UB President Satish Tripathi, Dean of the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Dr. Michael Cain, and First Niagara interim President and CEO Gary Crosby (l. to r.)
We should know by the end of the day what the future holds for food trucks that want to operate within city limits. The Buffalo Common Council is expected to vote on a 'Mobile Food Vendor Ordinance' during a special session Tuesday afternoon.
A deal reached between legislative leaders and Governor Andrew Cuomo would increase funding for education by nearly $1 billion. Some of the money would be used to advance several initiatives announced by Cuomo earlier in the year.