Across New York more people were getting high and driving long before the state legalized medicinal marijuana last week. In recent years there's been a dramatic increase in the number of people arrested for Driving While Ability Impaired by drugs.
The redevelopment of the old Milliard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital site may include a new YMCA. The new facility would replace the YMCA's building in North Buffalo which first opened on Delaware Avenue nearly 90 years ago.
While the White House considers sending American special forces soldiers to Iraq, political forces are beginning to take sides. Democratic Congressman Brian Higgins says he does not support sending troops back to the troubled country.
With the legislative session in Albany scheduled to end Thursday, a vote is possible on a bill to legalize medical marijuana. Some members of the region's delegation say they could support a bill, provided strict controls are attached.
The Buffalo Common Council's Police Oversight Committee met for the first time in several years Tuesday at City Hall. The panel was reinstated after some recent high profile incidents involving city police officers.
Officials with the Buffalo Police Department say they are working with the FBI to eliminate bad officers from its ranks. Three more officers were indicted Wednesday for the alleged use of excessive force against four young men in 2009.
Camp Good Days and Special Times, a Finger Lakes camp that serves more than 1,500 children with cancer annually, is in the midst of cleanup and recovery after heavy flooding earlier this month damaged the facility.
Buffalo Police officers can no longer work part-time as security at bars. The move comes as criminal and internal investigations are underway into an attack at Molly's Pub that left Air National Guardsman William Sager Jr. in a coma.
Former Congresswoman Kathy Hochul has been picked by Governor Andrew Cuomo to be New York's next Lieutenant Governor. Cuomo made the announcement with a video played at the state democratic convention on Long Island, Wednesday.
All of the Buffalo Fire Department's first response apparatus have been outfitted with kits of the life-saving overdose drug Narcan. Shortly after its rollout, the drug was used to save the life of a man overdosing on heroin.
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is urging the senate and assembly to pass legislation that would require banks to maintain properties if they're abandoned during foreclosure. He claims so-called "zombie properties" threaten communities across the state.
The family of murdered Toys R Us assistant manager Larry Wells will have to wait longer for justice to be served. In State Supreme Court in Buffalo Monday, a judge granted a last minute request by the attorney for Bernard Grucza.
The effort to build more housing in downtown Buffalo is getting another boost. The Buffalo Urban Development Corporation has received a second round of funding to help small and mid-sized developers working on adaptive reuse projects.