When former State Comptroller Alan Hevesi was serving his jail time for public corruption, he was receiving $166,000 a year in pension checks. A local State Senator wants to put a stop to the practice.
For those who need Medicaid help in their later years, it has always been a complicated process to get help paying for nursing home care. Attorney Charles Beinhauer says that process has become even more complicated.
Downtown Buffalo visitors are likely familiar with the line of cars bearing signs for bail bonds parking in front of Buffalo City Court. The Common Council voted Tuesday to bar parking along that stretch of Delaware Avenue.
The expanding local writing and publishing scene is adding historical novels to non-fiction. Local writer and authory Tim Shannon has his book -- Da's Shillelagh -- added to the list. WBFO's Mike Desmond spoke with Shannon about local history and writing.
Mike Maccalupo has written several novels about growing up in his native South Buffalo. Now, in what he calls "a departure," Maccalupo has released "The Almost Definitive Collection- Volume One," a work comprised of a short story, essay , poetry and a three-act play.
In a low-turnout primary election, retired Erie County Sheriff's Lieutenant Richard Dobson is about 600 votes ahead of Sheriff's Lieutenant Bert Dunn, the endorsed Democratic candidate. But Dunn is not conceding.
A Dubai-based company wants to spend $102 million building a plant in South Buffalo near the old Republic Steel plant site to make steel and turn it into large lengths of pipe for oil and gas production.