A prominent member of the University at Buffalo's community is being honored for his work. The American Institute of Architects has selected Robert Shibley as one of three to receive the 2014 Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture. Shibley serves as dean of UB's School of Architecture and Planning. As WBFO'S Eileen Buckley reports, Shibley has led the master planning process that has created Buffalo's Renaissance.
Considering the Buffalo Public School District has struggled with graduation rates hovering near 50 percent, the school board is aiming high as it seeks additional state funding to help dramatically improve those rates.
With the possibility of more flooding on the way West Seneca Supervisor Sheila Meegan says the town is on "high alert." It was just a little over a month ago that dozens of homes were severely damaged in the Lexington Green neighborhood.
The trend of steady snowfall and sub-freezing temperatures have combined to accumulate a solid snowpack across the region. Warmer temperatures are expected to melt much of that snow, bringing flooding to the region this week.
With the alarming and rapid rise of heroin overdose deaths in Erie County, a north Buffalo man urges first responders are armed with a drug that reverses an overdose of Heroin or Opiate. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley says the drug, called Naloxone or Narcan, has been proven to prevent deaths.
Following news of its intention to purchase Time Warner Cable, Comcast says it will preserve all roughly 1,000 jobs in Western New York and move forward with a planned call center in the City of Buffalo.
Washington and Ottawa have signed a deal that means Canadian banks won't have to report on their American customers to the I-R-S. But that doesn't let those American customers living north of the border, off the hook. The deal means Canada's Revenue agency will collect the information, and then pass it on to its U-S counterparts. And that's not sitting well with many.
A 15-year-old Niagara Falls High School student was arrested on a felony charge Wednesday for making bomb threat phone calls to his high school and Niagara-Wheatfield High School, which led to evacuations and lockdowns.
Big changes may be on the way as City Hall tries to better connect the Fruit Belt, the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and Allentown. The subject was the topic of discussion at a Wednesday night meeting.
As the cold winter drags on in Buffalo, a toll is taken on the area's homeless and those who try to provide relief to the growing numbers. With Tuesday night expected to be among the coldest of the season, the sleeping room was packed in St. Luke's Mission of Mercy on the city's East Side.