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A group of over 70 area restaurants will head back to State Supreme Court Friday in hopes of reversing the governor’s executive orders which have shuttered the doors to customers. 


A group of businesses, ranging from bars to a bowling alley, have filed a lawsuit against Governor Andrew Cuomo, the State Legislature and Attorney General, claiming they have been unconstitutionally harmed as the result of actions taken during the pandemic and slow reopening of the state's economy.

A surveillance video shows a man who was fatally wounded by a Buffalo police officer early Wednesday appeared to be running away moments before he was shot.

One of Western New York's high profile attorneys is announcing his candidacy for State Supreme Court.

A wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Buffalo and a Buffalo police officer is moving forward, now that a Rochester appellate court has dismissed the city's motion to throw out the case. The case stems from a deadly shooting involving the officer seven years ago.

Mascia seeks to clear his name

Dec 18, 2015
Chris Caya WBFO News

Defense attorney Steven Cohen argued at a public hearing Friday that a recording of Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority resident commissioner Joe Mascia using the "n-word" to describe several local officials was taken out of context. Cohen also said Mascia was goaded into using it. 

Construction company defends its storm pricing

Mar 18, 2015
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An area contractor says allegations of 'price gouging' made by State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman are false. Collingwood Construction of Getzville is defending the prices it charged for work conducted during last November's devastating snow storm.

What are your rights when the police knock on your front door? That's what Mike Desmond talks about with attorney Steven Cohen on this week's edition of You & The Law.

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A second doctor now reports that Amanda Wienckowski was murdered, but the family still can't get a homicide investigation started. 

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On the fourth anniversary of the finding of the body of Amanda Wienckowski in Buffalo, the family's lawyer claims another doctor says the young woman's death was a murder, not an overdose.

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Lynn Dejac Peters, the Buffalo woman who served more than 13 years in jail after she was convicted of murdering her daughter, has settled a lawsuit with the State of New York for $2.7 million.