Imagine walking past a billboard that automatically spits out an ad based upon something you had been searching for on your smartphone or tablet. Some might think it was cool, others kind of creepy. U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer seems to think it falls into the creepy category.
While the planned Green Code is supposed to do away with special zoning districts, City Hall is in the midst of starting a new one. This zoning district would be the site of the former Millard Fillmore Hospital on Gates Circle.
It's not really clear what Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is probing in his look into Governor Cuomo's inner circle but there is certainly some concern about the effect of the investigation of the Buffalo Billion on projects paid by that fund.
As the Bison stands on the edge of history, about to take its place as an official American icon, some hope that the nationwide recognition will shed light on all parts of the creature’s history – including those the American government may be less than proud of.
A project spearheaded by Governor Andrew Cuomo is getting a closer look by Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara. The Buffalo Billion – known for spurring the development of South Buffalo’s SolarCity factory, as well as other regional investment projects – is under investigation for the ways in which its funds were allocated.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has hired a former criminal prosecutor to review his upstate economic development initiatives after learning federal investigators are examining potential conflicts of interest and improper bidding.
After serving their prison sentences and paying their debts to society, released convicts often struggle to settle into society and fall back into a life of crime. Federal officials and advocates in the not-for-profit sector were hailing a program Thursday that they say increases the chances of keeping convicts from returning to prison.
Dr. Eugene Gosy is free on $250,000 bail and will be allowed to continue his medical practice. He will not, though, be allowed to prescribe the controlled substances that federal prosecutors say he was issuing widespread and illegally.
WBFO's Michael Mroziak reports on Dr. Eugene Gosy's arraignment.
He does not yet have a name but he's generating a lot of excitement at the Buffalo Zoo. Officials are confirming that in early March, a male cub was born to one of the two lionesses that reside at the Zoo.
They lit six candles in somber remembrance of the 6 million Jews who died during the Holocaust. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown joined members of the Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo in proclaiming the week of May 1 a week of remembrance of Holocaust victims.
It's a potentially expensive and dangerous practice, and it's on the rise. Senator Charles Schumer is introducing legislation that would create stiffer federal penalties for those convicted of what is known as "swatting."