Tonawanda Coke faces up to $200 million in fines when the company and its environmental manager are sentenced in September and residents in the areas affected by the company's pollution want a say in where that money goes.
Carrying signs and reciting chants reminiscent of the Civil Rights Movement, protestors moved up Bailey Avenue Monday in support of prosecution of the man who allegedly killed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.
One of the most controversial pieces of legislation coming out of this year's State Legislature is the SAFE Act -- the gun control law. It has many controls and restrictions. This week on You and the Law, Mike Desmond speaks with attorney Scott Miller about some of the provisions covering those with gun permits.
Under state and federal law, students are allowed to transfer out of academically-troubled schools, like many of Buffalo's schools. The problem is finding a school to transfer into and Albany has told the Buffalo Board of Education to find a way by June 30.
Commuters who bounce down the poor surface of Niagara Street in downtown Buffalo can look forward to smoother pavement, shading trees, faster-moving buses, and more clearly marked lanes under a plan explained to a public meeting Tuesday night.
With the Seneca Nation refusing to send checks for the state's share of casino cash to Albany, Niagara Falls continues to be squeezed fiscally because it's not getting its share. The city is now squeezing every dollar to put off a crisis.
Commuters on the Niagara section of the State Thruway are seeing more and more changes in what was often a wasteland between the highway and the Niagara River, land cut off when the road was built in the '50s and '60s.