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Nick Lippa / WBFO

Every year many judges, attorneys and public officials gather for the Red Mass of the St. Thomas More Guild—a celebration to bless the legal community. This year was a little different. Protesters lined up outside of St. Joseph Cathedral late Tuesday morning asking those who entered to call for Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone’s resignation.

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Earlier this year, Say Yes Buffalo announced their plan to raise $100 million by 2023 to ensure eligible students in the Buffalo Public Schools would have a chance to pursue postsecondary scholarships. They’re $2 million closer to meeting that mark after receiving a donation from the First Niagara Foundation/Keybank Tuesday.

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The next step for a major housing development on Buffalo's East Side is now concrete and steel. Buffalo's Common Council approved the final stage of a $31 million People Inc. project on Jefferson Avenue.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

With new leadership on the horizon, there are some big changes occurring at the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority, including 12 percent raises for union workers.

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For more than three decades, a South Carolina resident born in Buffalo sought the truth about his father’s identity. He had heard whispers for many years that it allegedly was a Catholic priest who served in Buffalo in the 1940. He recently got the results from a DNA test: his biological father was indeed a member of the clergy.


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The fatal shooting of Rafael "Pito" Rivera, by a Buffalo Police Officer, last Wednesday, topped Tuesday's meeting of the Common Council's Police Oversight Committee.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

Public golf in the City of Buffalo could see a significant redesign in the coming years with help from one of the sport’s best-known players.


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Indicted congressman Chris Collins will remain on the ballot in the November election in the 27th District.

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For many local residents 998 Broadway is synonymous with the former Sattler's Department store. After closing in the early 1980s the old building was demolished to make way for a big box retailer. But it also closed and the site across from the Broadway Market's been vacant for more than a dozen years. Now a design competition is underway that could help breath new life in to the property on Buffalo's East Side. 

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

One of Buffalo's most visible decaying buildings is on track to come down, perhaps before the snow flies.

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New York grape breeders have produced a fruit that's so big and flavorful they've named it after Mount Everest.

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Disabled American Veterans will be bringing its service to a Kenmore post Monday, assisting veterans and their families with pending claims for benefits and other assistance.

Woman dies in Royalton collision

Sep 16, 2018

A Niagara County man is under arrest following a fatal two vehicle collision in the Town of Royalton Saturday night.

A surveillance video shows a man who was fatally wounded by a Buffalo police officer early Wednesday appeared to be running away moments before he was shot.

A newly-renovated bridge complex in South Buffalo and the neighboring Bailey Peninsula Natural Habitat Park have been named in memory of late Erie County Sheriff Thomas Higgins.

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For more than 6 years, Community Beer Works has been a growing business in Buffalo.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday that he will be sending state resources to aid in the relief efforts of areas affected by Hurricane Florence.

Tonawanda Coke states case in federal court to stay open

Sep 14, 2018
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Attorneys from the US Government and Tonawanda Coke Corporation were in federal court Friday, questioning witnesses as the latter argues to stay open, despite numerous recent environmental citations.


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DaVinci High School in Buffalo was evacuated just after 9:30 a.m. Friday after an irritant in the air affected more than two dozen students and staff.

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Authorities say two men have died after their boat capsized while they were fishing on a pond in Alden.

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The 2016 death of 27-year-old India Cummings has raised many questions about the care of inmates at the Erie County Holding Center.  As part of our Mental Health Initiative, WBFO’s senior reporter Eileen Buckley finds out how inmates are screened for mental health while held at the jail.

A bizarre turn of events early Thursday morning on the Kensington Expressway has left one motorist dead and three other people injured.

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With the new mandated state law for mental health education in schools across New York State, we learned more about how two school districts implemented a mental health curriculum.  As part of WBFO’s Mental Health Initiative, senior reporter Eileen Buckley leads a conversation with New York State Regent Catherine Fisher Collins, who represents Western New York; Michael Cornell, Superintendent of the Hamburg Central School District; and Mark Laurrie, Superintendent of the Niagara Falls City School District.

Buffalo Preservation Board

Live in a historic district but not sure what that means? Preservation Buffalo Niagara is holding an "Ins and Out of Historic Districts" free workshop Thursday evening 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Broadway-Fillmore Neighborhood Housing Services to explain the different types and how they may impact property owners.

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A 32-year-old Buffalo man was shot dead early Wednesday in an encounter with a two-year veteran of the Buffalo Police Department in the heart of the city's West Side. Friends and relatives later turned out for a vigil.

Avery Schneider / WBFO

Eleven Red Cross volunteers from Western and Central New York have already headed south to provide aid for Hurricane Florence victims. 

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Catholic Charities USA, for its first time, is hosting its "Annual Gathering" in Buffalo. As events including the scheduled appearance by a high-ranking church leader were taking place inside the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, a small group of protesters were outside, renewing a call for the resignation of Buffalo's Bishop Richard Malone.


Buffalo police officers shot and killed an armed man during a confrontation early Wednesday morning on the city's West Side.

Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority

City Comptroller Mark Schroeder says it's well and good that the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority has found a cheaper way to buy rock salt. It would be better if the authority had the auditors to say where the rest of its millions of dollars are going.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

Travelers through the intersection of Parkside and Hertel avenues can watch the construction of a major new building on that North Buffalo corner. It is a mix of residential, office and commercial space. However, the developer has to first dig 10 former gasoline tanks out of the ground.

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