Here are disciplinary records for New York troopers assigned to Troop A, which is headquartered in Batavia and patrols Western New York.
In the last 10 years in WNY, state police troopers have been accused of myriad wrongdoing. None of the troopers lost their jobs, even those who abused their authority.
New York lawmakers interviewed last week were surprisingly optimistic about what they could accomplish in the new, divided Congress that will take office in January.
New York has not elected a Republican governor since 2002, when George Pataki won his final term.
Voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a proposition that will allowed New York State to borrow $4.2 billion to reduce the impact of climate change and protect the environment.
Follow along for live updates on the races affecting Western New York.
The 2022 election wraps up Tuesday with intensely fought races up and down the ballot here and across the country. Here are five things to know as this year’s general election comes to an end.
Deep-pocketed donors in Western New York have opened their wallets to chip in more than $1.7 million this year to the campaigns of Gov. Kathy Hochul, a Democrat, and Rep. Lee Zeldin, her Republican challenger.
The bond act would address four categories of concern: restoration and flood risk reduction; water quality improvement and resilient infrastructure; open space land conservation and recreation; and climate change mitigation.
Republican Edward A. Rath III is taking on Democrat Sean M. Ryan in the redrawn 61st Senate District that reaches from Grand Island east to Amherst.
A recent boost in requests for absentee ballots for the general election suggests local early-voting turnout could rise, matching a national surge as Democrats and Republicans vie for control of the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives
While criticizing the Buffalo Bills stadium deal during a debate Tuesday, Republican Lee Zeldin said the Bills never threatened to leave Western New York and Gov. Kathy Hochul was not a careful steward of taxpayer money.
An online threat posted last week against a student at Hutchinson Central Technical High School led to the seizure of guns and the arrest of three people Sunday, including a 16-year-old who police and prosecutors say threatened a classmate.
The state said it hopes to replace the rusty bridge – roughly 68 miles south of Buffalo and 7 miles southwest of Salamanca – by the end of next summer.
Rep. Lee Zeldin can suddenly look no further than his front yard to illustrate the crime theme dominating his Republican campaign for governor of New York, and he's not afraid to talk about it.
Steven A. Nigrelli, a veteran state trooper and son of a revered Buffalo police detective sergeant, was appointed acting superintendent of the New York State Police on Friday.
The Safe Act, nearing its 10th anniversary, illustrates how difficult it is to implement new gun control measures, even in a state that already has plenty of them.
"Just when New Yorkers could use one most, gubernatorial alternatives are nowhere to be found – at least not on the Nov. 8 ballot," Watson writes.
"A lot of different couples broke up. A lot of people died," Lizz Switzer said. "But we were just determined that we were not going to let anything happen to us."
The Healthy Weigh program at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital helps parents and children with simplified, structured meal planning with real, whole foods. Regular exercise is stressed, along with personalized attention to good sleep, mood, habits and coping strategies.
New York fares better than four of every five states when it comes to the percentage of children deemed obese, but the numbers remain high enough to cause concern.
A massive dead sturgeon washed up on shore on Wendt Beach in Evans on Monday night, catching the attention of the Erie County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department.
A judge has ordered Battaglia to remove all concrete debris and other solid waste from the property within four months and to create green space on part of the site.
The policy changes will be outlined in letters sent to New York school districts Monday afternoon from the state health and education departments.
The Buffalo Niagara region improved when compared to other metropolitan regions in overall total pollution releases to air, water and land – moving from 44th most in the nation in 2015 to 163rd most out of 893 urban areas.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, who is running for election to the post after taking it on following Andrew Cuomo’s resignation, faced off Thursday in a final debate with two of her fellow Democrats, U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi and New York City’s elected public advocate, Jumaane Williams, who are challenging her in the race.
Four Republican candidates for New York governor pledged to undo years of one-party rule and focus on battling crime and improving the economy if elected to office during a televised debate Monday night.
Gov. Kathy Hochul will work with the State Legislature to amend a law she just signed that restricts the purchase of soft body armor by citizens to make sure it prevents them from buying the type of hard body armor plates that a gunman wore while killing 10 people in a Buffalo supermarket, her staff said Sunday.
Documents filed ask a judge to order Payton Gendron's parents to appear in court for pretrial depositions and also to preserve numerous records regarding their son's behavior, his mental health evaluations and his purchases of weapons and other items used in the attack.