We can’t definitively say that Timothy Howard is the worst sheriff in the history of the world – also in the running, after all, are Joe Arpai…
"Our legislation is focused on grand jury proceedings involving public officers or employees," writes State Sens. Zellnor Myrie and Crystal Peoples-Stokes.
The recent News story about Erie County Legislator April Baskin’s cousin – who was fatally gunned down near her district office – is another g…
It’s a matter of balance, and balance demands that citizens believe what their eyes have seen and then respond appropriately.
The City of Lockport has fired an officer involved in a police call that led to the 2019 death of Troy A. Hodge.
It is time to become part of the solution for a clean, renewable energy future, Diana Strablow says.
If there were an over-under betting line on how many legal challenges the new system might attract, our advice would be to bet the “over.”
Many local organizations are asking the state to take another look at the deal they called “detrimental to our community."
"Howard’s time in office has been plagued by controversy and even tragedy," writes The News' Editorial Board.
In Colden, "Biden/Harris lawn signs quickly disappeared but a large number of Trump/Pence lawn signs remained on display well after Biden took office in late January," writes Ronald Fraser.
The Attorney General's Office is warning consumers about some outright scams that have grown out of the health crisis.
The governor usually dominates any room he enters by the sheer force of his persona – even without the trappings of his office, McCarthy says.
The county Legislature passed two separate resolutions supporting the independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations against the governor.
As pressure rises on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo over his misreporting of nursing home deaths from Covid-19, it is essential for legislators of both …
"Put it all together, and it’s a trail of reversals and modifications that raise questions about our early confidence that the Wizard really had the answers to help us overcome the pandemic."
A week after Attorney General Letitia James threw a political hand grenade into the lap of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo over nursing home deaths from …
"Why Health Commissioner Howard Zucker – and more importantly, Gov. Andrew Cuomo – didn’t simply fix, or at least acknowledge, this accounting issue months ago is beyond understanding," writes The News' Editorial Board.
As a result of the findings, Attorney General Letitia James said her office is currently investigating more than 20 nursing homes “whose reported conduct during the first wave of the pandemic presented particular concern.”
Fisher will be installed on Jan. 15 with a clean slate as he tackles the challenge of leading the Buffalo Diocese through troubled times, writes The News' Editorial Board.
The Buffalo Diocese’s practice of designating accused priests as “unassignable,” and allowing them to retire or go on medical leave, was a clear dereliction of duty to the Catholic faithful, the “flock” they are supposed to guard as shepherds.
As Biden prepares to form a new government, the de rigueur speculation surrounding a time of transition engulfs Cuomo. Will Biden offer him a top post?
New York State Attorney General Letitia James cited state law in keeping secret most of the evidence her office did have.
The federal law ostensibly protecting children is written – and often interpreted – so narrowly that it can provide little or no relief to them, Rod Watson says.
Prosecutors say the man fraudulently reported to the state that individuals had received state-required training on firearms.