Buried in the $140 billion state budget is a relatively tiny line item for $14 million for capital construction aid for local libraries. The funding is being put to use at libraries throughout the region.
Alternative dispute resolution is a way to avoid those struggles in a courtroom and sometimes the bad feelings which follow. Attorney Bridget O'Connell works in alternative dispute resolution in Family Court, helping families ease the stress of the aftermaths of divorce.
Councilmember David Franczyk was flanked by his two opponents Thursday night during a debate over the Council's Fillmore District seat. The two challengers agreed on one thing: the incumbent has to go.
Erie County Social Services workers may find out Friday if some will be back in their regular offices next week after a sprinkler blew on Monday and flooded part of the Hens & Kelly building on Main Street.
After only four hours of deliberations, a federal court jury on Wednesday determined Ronald Epps killed his fiancee Angela Moss in 2009 in what prosecutors say was an elaborate scheme to collect on her life insurance policy.
For three decades Vive on Wyoming Street has been a center for refugees, some heading to Canada and others waiting to hear if they will get asylum in this country. Now, Vive is part of Jericho Road Community Health Center.
If you think there isn't enough money involved for you to go to court, you may be wrong. There is small claims court and that's what attorney Joshua Dubs talks about on this week's edition of You & The Law.
The Buffalo community had a chance to meet the front runner for the schools superintendent position. Candidate Dr. Kriner Cash told a crowd in Performing Arts Thursday night he can turn the city's schools into much better facilities because he has already done it in a much larger system.
The Buffalo School District held a public forum Thursday evening for the community to meet the top schools superintendent candidate Dr. Kriner Cash. WBFO's Eileen Buckley co-moderated the event with WGRZ Reporter Claudine Ewing. You can listen to the entire event.
There are 50,000 people still in their homes, not out on foreclosure, because of state help. That's according to state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who spoke on the issue during a news conference Wednesday in Jamestown.
The tangled case of alleged Islamic State supporter Arafat Nagi has moved another step forward in the criminal justice process, with his indictment on two counts, including attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.
While there are still American service members dying in Iraq and Afghanistan, supporters of the memorial on the waterfront are moving to improve the facility and care for those who fought and their families.
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz will sign legislation Wednesday to ban personal care products containing microbeads, the tiny pieces of plastic which can pass through sewage treatment plants and into open water and potentially into fish.
When you look at what you think is a corner Buffalo News vending machine, look twice over the next few weeks. Some of those boxes have been converted to community seed stations for the latest public art project from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.
With 1,500 jobs slated for the Solar City complex in South Buffalo, there is a great deal of interest in jobs that might pay $18 an hour. Erie Community College held an orientation on training and courses for those jobs on Monday night.
How did we get here politically and intellectually? That's the question David Alff is trying to answer as he explores England. Alff, an assistant English professor at the University at Buffalo, is researching the roots of the modern age in English libraries and archives. WBFO's Mike Desmond spoke with Alff about his research, his teaching and how they can mix.
Sunday was a truly nice summer day, maybe a little hot. The blue sky was dappled with some clouds. On some South Buffalo streets, the flowers were colorful, the trees were filled with leaves and everyone was trying to forget the multiple feet of snow that buried those same streets last November.
Special Education is legally mandated, a program to help students with problems. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Jeffrey Weiss talks about the laws and the rules for students to get the help they need.
The Common Council came back from its August recess for a special session Thursday. With uncertainty about the future of Rural Metro with a competitor buying the firm out, members approved a new five-year ambulance agreement.