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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.

Media pool photo from 2010 tour of Erie County Holding Center

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.

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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.

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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.

Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp.

Summer may be winding down - but planning continues moving forward for future improvements along Buffalo's Outer Harbor. A recent survey is being used by the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation to guide the agency's work on three projects.  


Remembering 9/11

Sep 11, 2018
Chris Caya WBFO News

Ceremonies were held across the region Tuesday to commemorate the 17th Anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. In Buffalo, fire fighters held a large American flag from the pedestrian bridge over the Sqajaquada Expressway, in Delaware Park.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

More area police officers will be trained on how to handle individuals suffering from a mental health or drug abuse crisis. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Western New York Congressman Brian Higgins announced $1.65-million federal grant Monday, appearing at the City of Tonawanda Police Department. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says it's a five year grant to expand Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) for law enforcement.   

Karen DeWitt

Gov. Andrew Cuomo had been gaining momentum in the days leading up to the Sept. 13 Democratic primary for governor, but two controversial incidents over the weekend could set the governor back in his race against challenger Cynthia Nixon.


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The town of Amherst is celebrating its bicentennial this year. Many view Amherst as a generic suburb, filled with big box stores, office parks and jammed four-lane roadways. But in this week's Press Pass with WBFO's Mark Scott, Buffalo Spree editor Elizabeth Licata says that characterization is unfair. She says Amherst has a storied history, dating back to the earliest days of our region.


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Tonawanda Coke's request for a delay in the company's probation violation hearing was rejected in federal court in Buffalo on Monday.

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The Buffalo Police Department has started moving out of its longtime home at Church and Franklin streets. Crews began moving furniture and equipment in large trucks Monday morning.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

It is estimated that 300-million people suffer from depression across the world.  Experts say it's important to take action to deal with it.  As part of our Mental Health Initiative, WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says a local attorney found a way to help others as a way of enhancing his own mood. 

Tropical storm's remnants to bring heavy rains

Sep 9, 2018

Heavy rains are on their way to Western New York. The remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon are forecast to move through the region.

Bishop admits mistakes, vows to stay on

Sep 9, 2018
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Bishop Richard Malone is again apologizing to parishioners of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. A letter from the Bishop is being read at Masses this weekend in the wake Attorney General Barbara Underwood's decision to begin an investigation into clergy abuse statewide.

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State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is warning New Yorkers that proposed federal funding cuts could affect the health care for millions of state residents.

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