Joe Golombek

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With many Buffalo seniors worried about the impact of the new property re-assessment program on their taxes, the Common Council is moving to cover the entire city with a new tax break.

Buffalo Police Department

In the wake of two Buffalo police officers being hurt when they were hit by an ATV near the city's Juneteenth Festival, officials want a crackdown on the vehicle's use, which they say is on the rise.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

It is going to be more expensive to park in downtown Buffalo, but more spaces will be available.

Joed Viera

In a city as poor as Buffalo, a lot of people depend on government rental assistance - and that can make it hard for them to find a place to live. There is a local law meant to protect them, but as Charlottte Keith with our partners at Investigative Post reports, it doesn't always work.

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Construction on 105 apartments in the former Pierce Arrow office complex along Elmwood Avenue in North Buffalo could start within a month, with final approval Monday from the city Planning Board.

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Several Buffalo Common Councilmembers want the Kensington Expressway added to the studies currently being conducted by the state Department of Transportation on the Scajaquada Expressway through Delaware Park.

Jonny Moran / WBFO News

Buffalo Common Council members are considering making their seldom-used chambers in City Hall available for other city agencies.

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Things heated up Tuesday as Buffalo Common Council members argued over the future of City Honors. The Masten District's Ulysees Wingo says the school's student population has to be more representative of the city's population and it isn't.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Across Buffalo, a state agency is looking at extending the Metro Rail, another state agency is looking at re-doing the Scajaquada, another group is looking at finding a new Amtrak station and Congressman Brian Higgins is advocating removal of the Skyway. Buffalo's Common Council wants to put together a working group to look at the effect of all of these on the city.


WBFO's Mike Desmond

Another forlorn Buffalo building - an unusual structure - will likely be bursting with residents early in 2018.