In all of New York's long history, only one governor was impeached and removed from office: William Sulzer. If the name doesn't mean much to you, author Jack O'Donnell has the book for you in Bitten By The Tiger. WBFO's Mike Desmond spoke with O'Donnell about his look at a century-old Albany power struggle.
The National Weather Service says the moderate snow that had been falling all day Thursday became lighter during the evening hours. But forecasters say strong winds up to 25 miles per hour were still creating blowing and drifting snow.
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller has earned his way to the U.S. national hockey team for the second straight Olympics. Buffalo News sportswriter Mike Harrington says Wednesday's announcement came as no surprise, but he says Miller's place on this year's team was not always an open and shut case.
A federal judge has upheld most of New York's new gun control law, rejecting arguments that its bans on large-capacity magazines and the sale of popular semiautomatic rifles violate Second Amendment rights.
The minimum wage increase of $8 an hour went into effect in New York State Tuesday. The increase is the first of three raises that will result in minimum wage workers earning $9 an hour by the end of 2015.
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown took the oath of office for his third term in a swearing-in ceremony Tuesday morning at City Hall. During his inaugural address, Brown said his priorities for the next four years include greater visibility in assisting Buffalo's struggling public schools.
Day after day, the WBFO News team delivers stories from across our region. We report on education issues, economic development, the environment, tragedies and triumphs. But we also dig into the region's rich cultural, arts and theater communities to bring you the "human voice." WBFO's Eileen put together an audio postcard highlighting a small portion of the thousands of stories we delivered to you in 2013.
New Yorkers resolved to having a healthier new year could get a step ahead Wednesday with a special hiking program at some of the region's state parks. Guided First Day Hikes are planned at 23 state parks and historic sites, including Letchworth, Allegany and Fort Niagara.
Today marks the anniversary of one of the most tragic days in the history of the Buffalo Fire Department. Thirty years ago tonight, a propane tank explosion inside a warehouse at North Division and Grosvenor streets, killing five Buffalo Firefighters.