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While investigation continues into a fight at The Lodge which led to a temporary mandated closure, the popular West Chippewa Street bar and grill re-opened on Tuesday under new restrictions.

Avery Schneider/WBFO News

The City of Buffalo has temporarily shut down a Chippewa Street bar that was the scene of violence last weekend.

Chris Caya WBFO News

Rural Metro's ambulance response times are under review by Buffalo's EMS Board. It unanimously approved a "Notice of Inquiry" Monday.

New history signs on Main Street

Jun 11, 2016
Photos by Erica L. Eichelkraut

Saturday was Downtown History Day and the city of Buffalo, the Buffalo History Museum and Buffalo Place announced the completion of its 10-sign outdoor exhibit.

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A recent nationwide rating ranks Buffalo’s parks at 52nd among those of 100 major cities. While the city did well overall in the rankings for various assessments, one area it cited as needing improvement is not what most Buffalo residents might expect.

Eileen Buckley / WBFO News

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend's hot and muggy weather, splash pads are opened up across the City of Buffalo. Nine of cool down spots are being made available a month earlier than scheduled.

Chris Caya WBFO News

Ciminelli Real Estate has agreed to be the City of Buffalo's "designated developer" for the 201 Ellicott Street project. The site, across from the Hotel Lafayette, has been a city-owned parking lot for decades.

Mayor Brown welcomes 'Marshall' to Buffalo

May 22, 2016

On Sunday morning Mayor Byron Brown, Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster and others welcomed the crew for the movie "Marshall" to the City of Buffalo and Western New York.

Chris Caya WBFO News

Once again, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown is proposing a budget that holds the line on property taxes. WBFO's Chris Caya reports on some highlights of the $494 million spending plan unveiled Friday.

NYS Missing Persons Clearinghouse

New York State and Erie County issued and later canceled a Silver Alert for a missing elderly Buffalo man on Sunday.

Chris Caya WBFO News

A week after Buffalo's Comptroller voiced concerns about the BMHA's outstanding debt the Common Council signed off on another loan for the Housing Authority.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

It’s not even the middle of March and temperatures have broken the 60 degree mark. If you’re getting out your running shoes and baseball gloves, you won’t be the only one at parks in the City of Buffalo, because spring cleanup is already underway.

Photos by Erica L. Eichelkraut

Business owners on Main Street wishing to overhaul the look of their old buildings may be in luck. They can now apply for a program that will match a $300,000 grant in renovations.

File photo / WBFO News

With a third band of lake effect snow expected to his the City of Buffalo, snow plow crews are continuing to work to stay ahead of the weather.

Jerry Urban / WBFO News

Saying the state of the City of Buffalo is "strong," Mayor Byron Brown looked back on accomplishments while announcing who will develop a highly-anticipated downtown grocery store.

National Grid /

Nine power outages are being reported by National Grid as the Buffalo metro area experiences the beginning of its first major snowstorm of the season.

Sydnie Perkins / WBFO News

His contributions to Buffalo are significant. Yet few people recognize the name John Brent. Now, the story of his life is being showcased at the Burchfield Penney Art Center.

High above Buffalo, residents and visitors were encouraged to get an up-to-date view of the city’s latest developments. It’s part of the annual Take Another Look event which celebrated Buffalo’s resurgence on Saturday.

Chris Caya WBFO News

Ted's Hot Dogs is officially back in its hometown. The new downtown location of one of Buffalo's oldest fast-food establishments opened Monday morning on West Chippewa Street near Elmwood Avenue.

Chris Caya WBFO News

To ease parking in the Elmwood Village this holiday season, the City of Buffalo is rolling out a new shuttle service.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

Current and former members of the military, Junior ROTC cadets, and pro-veteran groups filled Delaware Avenue with the sounds of marching bands and cadence calls in this year's Veterans Day Parade in the City of Buffalo. While the annual parade honors all veterans for their military service, this year's parade highlighted one in particular.

Michael Mroziak / WBFO News

Assemblyman Michael Kearns is using a pre-Halloween children’s tradition to make a statement to some adults in the banking industry.

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Crime in the City of Buffalo is at an all-time low, according to Mayor Byron Brown.

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Over the past few months, Gates Circle at the intersection of Delaware and Lafayette Avenues has seen three vehicle accidents. The result has been a flipped car, a critical injury, and the closing of the roundabout to clear wreckage. Buffalo’s Commissioner of Public Works, Steven Stepniak, said the city is aware of the problem and has already taken steps to correct it. / City of Buffalo

A new website and social media campaign is being used to help the City of Buffalo meet its goal of a 34 percent recycling rate by 2018.

The City of Buffalo is reporting a significant increase in the number of swimmers at its outdoor pools for the month of July.

University District Youth Council /

The new school season is being celebrated today, with a community Back-to-School Kickoff in Buffalo.

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An active shooter field training exercise will be held Sunday, July 12 at Eastern Hills Mall from 6p to 10pm.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Buffalo Police officers are another step closer to a new contract. Members of the Buffalo Police Benevolent Association have ratified a tentative contract with the city by a six-to-one margin.

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Residents and businesses in Buffalo are being encouraged to participate in a new crime-fighting initiative that allows the city police department to view footage from private surveillance cameras.