Canada's justice minister describes it as only a small adjustment. But politically it's a huge policy shift for a government that's fought any suggestion of easing the country's marijuana laws. Ottawa is now looking at allowing police to write tickets for illegal possession of small amounts of marijuana.
As the community continues to see major redevelopment along downtown Buffalo's waterfront, another piece of the future is getting closer to reality. Explore & More announced a major capital gifts donation Thursday as it works to build a children's museum at Canalside.
Yesterday's blizzard kept many Western New Yorkers home in the warmth and comfort of their living rooms. But others embraced the wintry weather with a tradition that goes back to the days of former Buffalo Mayor Jimmy Griffin.
Buffalo’s second blizzard causes the cancelation of most incoming and outgoing flights at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, Wednesday. One Buffalo woman was hoping to make it to Florida, but the inclement weather put that plan on hold.
You can call this one the March blizzard of 2014. For the second time this season Western New York is dealing with heavy snow and strong winds, creating tough driving conditions and poor visibility at times.
A majority of flights at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport are canceled due to the blizzard-like conditions occurring in the region. WBFO's Eileen Buckley says not much is moving in and out of the airport at this time.
The state legislature replaced one member of the State Board of Regents, but allowed three others to remain, in elections held for the state’s top educational policy board. The vote featured complaints from Republican Senators who voted against all of the candidates.
Volunteers with Buffalo AmeriCorps kicked off AmeriCorps Week 2014 last Friday by mentoring pre-schoolers at the Belle Center. The service project places emphasis on the importance of early childhood learning.
On Wednesday, both houses of the legislature are due to release their one-house budget proposals, which they will then use to negotiate a final spending plan with Governor Cuomo. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says Assembly Democrats are not yet on board with part of Cuomo’s plan to cut the estate tax.
A former radio talk show host announced her candidacy for Congress Friday morning. Kathy Weppner will run as a Republican in New York's 26th Congressional District, the seat currently held by Democrat Brian Higgins.