State Sen. Edward A. Rath III said Wednesday that he will defend his seat against challenger Joel A. Giambra in an Aug. 23 primary election, setting up a rare intra-party contest featuring two of the best-known names in Republican politics.
The state Department of Health on Monday announced it is implementing Covid-19 vaccine booster guidelines for 5- to 11-year-olds that were adopted last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
New York State's new congressional district lines are finally final – and in WNY, they're radically different than those first proposed by a court-appointed special master only five days earlier.
Eleven months before Payton S. Gendron was charged with first-degree murder in the cold-blooded killings of 10 people in Buffalo, he was a 17-year-old senior in Conklin, N.Y., who used the term “murder-suicide” when asked in an economics lesson what he planned to do in retirement.
The 18-year-old white supremacist accused of killing 10 people at an East Side Tops on Saturday considered dozens of other locations – including a Buffalo barbershop, a Syracuse shopping mall and a Rochester Walmart – before deciding the Jefferson Avenue supermarket would allow him to target…
The gunman in Saturday's racist massacre was on the radar of state police more than a year before his rampage. He underwent a required mental health evaluation, but still could buy weapons, post online his plans to murder Black people and scope out his target.
A federal judge in New York on Wednesday refused to stand in the way of a proposal to move New York's congressional primaries to Aug. 23, rejecting the Democrats' plea that the primaries should be held as originally planned on June 28 along district lines that the state courts have ruled to …
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged for the first time Sunday that some of his behavior with women “may have been insensitive or too personal.”