Victims of child sex abuse in New York say the political power of the Roman Catholic Church and other institutions is preventing lawmakers from passing a law that would relax one of the nation's tightest statutes of limitations on filing criminal charges and lawsuits.
New York State's highest court will hear the Erie County District Attorney's appeal in the reversed murder conviction of Matthew Kuzdzal, who was tried for the death of his then-girlfriend's young son.
Members of Allentown's LGBTQ community met behind closed doors Thursday night to talk about solutions to the apparent gay-bashing incident early Saturday morning in Allentown that left several people hurt outside a popular pizza business.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing legislation to help seniors who have been financially exploited by phone and online scams. Scammers hack personal information and trick seniors into giving them money.
A year after India Cummings died at Erie County Medical Center, protestors were at the door of the Erie County Holding Center protesting her death and demanding changes. The lawyer for her family says the cause of death after 17 days in the Holding Center are now clear.
The Peace Officer Training Academy is holding an Open House Saturday for its new location in a renovated factory building at 2180 Elmwood Avenue. It is the first time since the initial class in August 2000 that the Academy has had its own facility.
About 70 protestors gathered Thursday night in front of Buffalo's B District Police Station at Main and Tupper streets to voice concerns over the death of Wardel "Meech" Davis. The 20-year-old man died Tuesday night while in police custody.
Another Western New York doctor has been sentenced for fraudulently prescribing drugs. Dr. Albert Cowie, a former radiologist with Diagnostic Imaging Associates in Williamsville, faces 24 months in prison.
Eight murders in January alone and gunfire in broad daylight at Main and Utica in Buffalo is another sign that street violence won't go away. That was the topic of a panel discussion Wednesday night in St. Joseph University Church.
New York State Sen. Patrick Gallivan is among a trio of lawmakers introducing the Community Heroes Protection Act in New York. The act would designate crimes that specifically target police, firefighters and other emergency service workers punishable as hate crimes.