Former FBI special agent-in-charge Bernie Tolbert appears to be ready to announce a run for mayor of Buffalo. Tolbert says he will be making an announcement Saturday morning. But as WBFO'S Eileen Buckley reports, Tolbert would not confirm that he will be launching a campaign.
WBFO News has learned that the community charter school in Buffalo has been granted a temporary restraining order by state Supreme Court Justice John Michalek. It calls to block the state education's attempt to close down the school.
Some parents of students at Holy Angels Academy in North Buffalo are fighting the planned closing of the school. Monday night, a group of parents met with the Board of Trustees for a financial explanation.
When law enforcement tracked down the Boston marathon bomb suspect -- a helicopter equipped with infrared cameras helped confirm a person was hiding in a boat. That same equipment is being used in criminal searches, rescues and at fires right here in Erie County.
There is a long-running fight in Ontario's Niagara Region over wind towers being used to generate electricity, while nearby, a series of companies are starting factories to make the components of wind generators.