Lackawanna is back in the news, with the arrest of a Steel City man on accusations of terrorism support. Peter Ahearn, who led the Buffalo FBI office during the arrest of the Lackawanna Six, offered perspective.
Two more lawmakers, a former Senate Leader and the Deputy Majority Leader of the Senate were convicted of corruption in the past week. But Governor Cuomo continues to say it would not be a good idea to call state lawmakers back to the Capitol to enact more ethics reform measures.
Amid fierce debate about what the future speed limit should be on the Scajaquada Expressway, Buffalo police are letting motorists know that the current 30 mph speed limit is not negotiable. Officers have written about 500 speeding tickets on the 198 since early June.
The U.S. Senate will hold a hearing Wednesday on a bipartisan bill to reform campus sexual assault policies across the nation. Studies show one in five women on college campuses will experience some form of unwanted sexual contact by the time they graduate.
From skate parks and dog parks, to swimming pools and splash pads, the heat wave was affecting activities in a big way. Tuesday was another hot one in Buffalo, the fifth straight day of temperatures above 80 degrees.
A new bike path extension opened on Buffalo's Outer Harbor Tuesday. Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul joined other officials for a brief ribbon cutting ceremony on the connector at the north end of Furhmann Boulevard near Wilkeson Pointe.
Researchers have been studying American cities to survey how their elected officials and their policies reflect the political views of their constituents. The study found Buffalo is the ninth most liberal city in the nation.
A newly-launched community newspaper aims to serve Buffalo's immigrant population by providing news and other information in multiple languages, in an effort to get those who have not yet mastered English more involved in the public.
Sunday marks the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Senator Robert Ortt along with other elected officials gathered in North Tonawanda Saturday to celebrate and call for the NFTA to reinstate two Niagara County bus routes.
While it may be known as the "Buffalo Billion," New York State's large cash investment in Western New York includes other parts of the region. And elected officials say you're seeing a similar economic turnaround as a result, including one in Niagara Falls.