The New York State Senate has passed the Medical Marijuana bill Friday afternoon in Albany. Lawmakers voted 49 to 10 in favor. This means New York will now become the 23rd state to allow medical marijuana.
Do Buffalo Bills fans need access to stadium beer before noon on Sunday? That is the question surrounding a proposed measure before the state lawmakers in Albany. Assemblyman Sean Ryan of Buffalo said the Buffalo Bills would like to see approval of a new rule that would allow concessions at Ralph Wilson Stadium to open at 11 a.m. on Sunday when kick off is set for a 1 p.m. game.
Opening arguments were heard Monday morning in the non-jury trial of a mother accused in the suffocation death of her 8-year-old daughter in 2010. Candace Cartagena was indicted last year in the death of her daughter Bianca. WBFO'S Chris Caya followed the proceedings in the Erie County Court house in downtown Buffalo.
A classical guitarist from Ukraine captured the top prizes in the sixth biennial JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition. 23-year-old Marko Topchii won the final round performing Saturday evening with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.
WBFO’s news team captured seven first place New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association awards Saturday evening in Saratoga, New York and the grand prize. The annual awards recognize radio and television broadcast work that aired during 2013.
One person is dead and three others are hospitalized following a multi-vehicle crash on Delaware Avenue at Great Arrow Friday morning. One of those vehicles crashed into an apartment building, displacing more than two-dozen residents.
A long-awaited veterans' cemetery for Western New York will soon be a reality. Sen. Charles Schumer announced Thursday that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has chosen a site in Pembroke for the new 132-acre resting place.
A north Buffalo native was one of three people killed on board a hot-air balloon fire and crash in Virginia Friday. 24-year-old Natalie Lewis, working as Director of Basketball Operations for the University of Richmond women’s basketball program, was a 2007 graduate of Nardin Academy and the University of Richmond.
Governor Andrew Cuomo's office has announced the approval of a joint proposal from the state Public Service Commission, National Fuel, and other state agencies and commissions to freeze delivery rates for National Fuel natural gas customers in Western New York through September 30, 2015.