Workers injured on the job are eligible for workers' compensation benefits, from medical care to one-shot payments. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Henry Tilson talks about how complicated it can all be.
The Start Up New York program received different reviews Thursday, at opposite ends of downtown Buffalo. Some Erie County legislators doubt the program's effectiveness while opinions were more favorable along the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
In recent years, presidential nominations of federal judges have become tangled in the politics of Washington. Locally, there are two federal court nominations stalled in process, Lawrence Vilardo and Denise O'Donnell.
It's getting safer and better to live in the Buffalo Promise Neighborhood in the city's northeast corner. The latest crime reports were delivered to a public meeting Tuesday night in Westminster Community Charter.
City Hall is starting to look at requiring some employers to provide sick days for workers. Councilmember Michael LoCurto says many cities are now requiring some sick leave, mostly to keep sick people from showing up at work and infecting others.
Eden Valley farmers like the Zittels were hammered by the November 2014 storm, a storm which hit the agricultural heartland of Erie County so rapidly that several greenhouses were left in ruins. They still sit there as farmers focus on preparing this year's crops.
According to documents obtained by the New York Civil Liberties Union, the Erie County Sheriff's Department used its high-tech Stingray device to track cell phones 47 times in the last four years. However, there is some dispute over what the documents say.
On Tuesday, a Magna Carta exhibit is coming to Buffalo for a two-week visit to the Robert H. Jackson Federal Courthouse. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Eric Bloom talks about how the 800-year-old document affects us today.
Work is underway on another project to eliminate sewer line overflows going into area rivers and streams. Erie County is in the early stages of a $17 million dollar project to end overflows into Rush Creek through Blasdell and the Town of Hamburg.
The dispute between the two factions of the Buffalo Board of Education is heating up over whether to move up someone inside the school system to be superintendent or go through a long process in search of an outside candidate.
Commuters should begin seeing crews out there fixing potholes but the work will appear different because there will be steam coming off the patch. With area asphalt plants starting to open, permanent road repairs can begin.