The death of George Floyd while in police custody has ignited protests across the country. In downtown Buffalo on Saturday, what began as a peaceful protest later turned into a night of vandalism in parts of the city.
New York State is looking to reduce gun violence and help victims of shootings by giving more than $3 million dollars to seven SNUG programs. The street outreach program works with high-risk youth and helps transition them in to a healthier lifestyle.
A crowded audience in the Downtown Library last night heard about how segregation continues to restrict spreading economic prosperity to all parts of Buffalo. The town hall meeting served the opening of the 2016 Buffalo Humanities Festival.