Hot and humid temperatures will blanket all of western New York over the next few days. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Genesee and Orleans counties until 9 p.m. Tuesday as the heat index is expected to hit 100.
The Diocese of Buffalo announced Monday the results of its 90th annual Catholic Charities Appeal. The organization exceeded its $10.8 million goal by collecting cash and donations of just over $11 million.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that business owners can refuse to provide health insurance that covers birth control to their employees. The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo called the decision a "victory."
John Robinson and Doug Hamlin are on the road today, biking more than 300 miles along the State Barge Canal from Niawanda Park to the State Capitol in Albany. The two men are trying to prove how people with physical disabilities can make difficult trips like this.
With the school year now officially over, the summer vacation season is underway. Governor Andrew Cuomo is hoping New Yorkers will spend their vacations enjoying some of the attractions the state has to offer.
Brian Meyer has been named asNews Directorat WBFO-FM 88.7. Meyer, of Buffalo, has previously served as a city government writer, business writer and most recently, a digital media producer at The Buffalo News.
Two Democratic factions in the State Senate say they are joining to form what could be a strong Democratic Majority in the Senate, leaving Republicans, who up until now have ruled the chamber in a coalition government, out of power.