An Orchard Park man was sentenced Tuesday in State Supreme Court to six months in jail, followed by five years of probation, after pleading guilty in February to one count of second degree vehicular manslaughter, a felony.
The U.S. Attorney's Office says a former nurse practitioner issued more than 200 phoney prescriptions for narcotics over the course of two years - and now the last of 10 people charged in the conspiracy has been sentenced.
A Rochester man has pleaded guilty in State Supreme Court to first degree manslaughter in connection with the death of his mother's ex-husband about two years ago, after a girl's basketball game in West Seneca.
There was a large, state long-arm excavator digging away in Buffalo Creek Sunday, as Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and West Seneca Supervisor Sheila Meegan talked to reporters about what was being done to make sure the thawing of snow and shifting of ice didn't create flooding in the town.
Catholics in Western New York and across the world are re-assessing their beliefs, after the Vatican and Pope Francis issued a decree Thursday stating the church now formerly opposes the death penalty in all cases.
It's a project that evolved since its conception and faced its share of criticism along the way. But on Friday morning, the Town of West Seneca's new community center and library were celebrated in a formal opening ceremony.
Development projects in Buffalo have become increasingly noisy as they move through the city review process. On almost every project there is a group of opponents who point out the many Green Code exemptions being approved to allow a project to move forward. A charter school expansion in South Buffalo is now facing those complaints, plus concerns over a Native American burial ground.
It has been 10 years since 20-year-old West Seneca native A.J. Larson lost his life in a texting-while-driving accident. In remembrance, the New York State Thruway is displaying a “Don’t Text While Driving. It's the Law.” reminder on digital signs in hopes of saving other lives.
An Alden woman has pleaded guilty to third degree welfare fraud in State Supreme Court. She is one of three women - all childhood acquaintances - who were charged with fraudulently receiving more than $107,000 in welfare benefits while earning more than a half-million dollars income as aides for an elderly West Seneca woman.
Democrat Erin Cole does not consider herself a political person, but has been on a career track to run for political office for quite some time. The 46-year-old said the timing is now right for a run, and she intends to take on Clarence Republican Chris Collins.
Moving the Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center is on hold. State Supreme Court Justice Catherine Nugent Panepinto issued a temporary restraining order Monday, stopping "all construction and related activities" for moving the facility to the Buffalo Psychiatric Center.