Five of Buffalo’s graduating high school seniors have been awarded Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships to help pay for college starting this fall. The scholarship is named in honor of the civil rights advocate and first African American Major League Baseball player.
State lawmakers and Erie County District Attorney John Flynn are pushing for changes in the laws related to the reporting of child abuse following allegations of decades of inappropriate behavior by faculty at Nichols School.
Erie County District Attorney John Flynn and State Senator Tim Kennedy say they are outraged over a recent report detailing past cases of teacher-student relationships at Nichols School. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says Kennedy and Flynn are calling for immediate changes to two state laws that would protect children.
WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says DA Flynn and Senator Kennedy are calling for immediate changes to two state laws to prevent child sexual abuse.