posted on March 20, 2012 07:20
Batavia Iraq War veteran David Bellavia says he wants to run for Congress against Kathy Hochul.
Bellavia announced his intentions in Buffalo on Sunday.
Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks says she wants to run for Congress.
Brooks, a Republican, has announced she will challenge longtime Democrat Louise Slaughter this fall.
New York's largest public employees union has decided to halt all political contributions and endorsements for the forseeable future. CSEA officials remain livid that Governor Andrew Cuomo and Albany lawmakers agreed to a deal on pension reform that the CSEA didn't like.
The victim of a deadly crash in Wyoming County has been identified.
62-year-old Patrick Henn of North Tonawanda died at the scene of the two car crash Sunday at the intersection of Route 20A and 238 near Warsaw.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed off on a new all-crimes DNA bill. Cuomo signed the bill Monday following last week's approval by lawmakers of legislation that would make New York's DNA database one of the largest in the nation by mandating those convicted of crimes including misdemeanors to submit DNA samples into the bank.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies are taking a less-is-more approach to DWI enforcement.
Fewer arrests, means more people are driving sober.
Local lawmen set-up expanded DWI checkpoints and patrols across Genesee County this past weekend.
In spite of the St. Patrick’s Day holiday, only two DWI arrests were recorded.
It was a wild morning at the Buffalo Zoo Monday. Koga, a 24-year-old male silverback gorilla, managed to get loose from his enclosure Monday morning, leading zoo officials to evacuate the facility of visitors as a precaution. After keeping keepers at bay for a time, Koga was eventually tranquilized and placed back in his holding area. One keeper suffered bite wounds in the incident.