When someone dies leaving behind guns or loses a pistol permit, there is very little done to put those guns into safer or legal hands. Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard says he is actively working to get the weapons into the legally correct hands.
Buffalo really doesn't like those shoddy road patches covering new underground work like telecommunications lines. The city has rules covering such problems and the Public Works Commissioner says they are enforced.
Erie County Health Commissioner Doctor Gale Burstein is watching Ebola with professional knowledge, both as a former epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and someone who spent part of her medical training working in a hospital in the African nation of Zambia.
Catholic Health recently opened its new headquarters on the edge of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. But, its cafeteria can't hold what will be 700 building workers by August, prompting the emergence of new food offerings to meet that demand.
With long-range weather forecasts starting to talk about winter weather, Erie County's commissioner of public works says the county's roads are in pretty good shape with most of last winter's damage repaired.
The Buffalo Planning Board gets a look Tuesday morning at a major housing development to be located where a much smaller housing complex sits now. A proposed development called Campus Square will be replacing much of Pilgrim Village.
Across the world, there are problems with getting clean drinking water. At the University at Buffalo, a group of undergraduates is working with an engineering professor to provide clean water for a few pennies and no cost for fuel.
New York's Green Party is pressing hard against Governor Cuomo from his political left as it seeks to hold its place on the election ballot."We have to return to a more progressive tax structure," said Brian Jones, the Green Party candidate for Lieutenant Governor.
When a five-year-old special education student at School 82 put on his coat and backpack and left school, no one noticed until he was found wandering by a police officer. Officials are moving to prevent such situations from occurring again.
With the gubernatorial election little more than a month away, Republican Rob Astorino continues on the campaign trail. His Tuesday night fundraiser at Buffalo's Ellicott Square Building featured Texas Governor and probable presidential candidate Rick Perry.
Two planes collided in mid-air Saturday morning. Two passengers who were on one of the planes are dead. Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board say there are a lot of other things that are still unknown and might not be known for more than a year.
An expert on modern wars says the situation in the Middle East is so tangled because there are so many players and so many interests. Peter Singer of the Brookings Institution spoke Wednesday at Canisius College.