The question over what role supporters can play inside a polling place is at the center of an incident at Delavan-Grider Community Center when a supporter of Mayor Byron Brown was seen assisting an elderly woman in properly casting a write-in vote.
"It was from a place of deep hurt, from centuries of working and waiting for justice both delayed and denied, that the people of Buffalo raised their profane lament," Drew Ludwig says.
A 29-year-old Buffalo man is in stable condition following a shooting early Saturday in the city’s Delavan Grider neighborhood
"She could have been anything," Pastor Tim Newkirk of GYC Ministries said of Lorinia Robinson.
Anthony Gouchie, 25, his girlfriend, Emma Johnson, 28, and their 1-year-old daughter Amira Gouchie – two days shy of her second birthday – died in a middle-of-the-night, two-alarm fire at 57 E. Utica St. on Sept. 25, 2020.
An unidentified Niagara Falls man, age 19, was shot overnight on the first block of Pannell Street, near Main Street in North Buffalo, said police spokesman Michael DeGeorge.
The contrasting philosophies of Mayor Byron Brown and challenger India Walton on policing mirror a nationwide dialogue about the American criminal justice system.
The shooting took place at about 1:10 p.m. on Laird Avenue, between Tonawanda Street and Condon Avenue.
The victim, a 26-year-old Lockport man, was taken to Erie County Medical Center and is in stable condition with a gunshot wound.
Eduardo Santiago was killed on Theodore Street in Buffalo on May 11.
The shooting, which happened just before 8 p.m., left one person wounded with injuries that are not considered life threatening.
Luis Miguel Cruz Del Moral faces a maximum of life in prison and a $1 million fine.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Leslie G. Foschio said the DA's office must turn over documents and electronic files related to the case. He ruled, however, that the DA doesn't have to turn over recordings of police radio communications.
Two people were injured late Sunday morning when gunfire broke out in the Kensington-Bailey neighborhood just west of the Pine Ridge Heritage cemeteries.
Deshawna Taylor, 27, was charged with a felony count of second-degree assault, along with child endangerment and unlawfully possessing noxious material.
Mayoral candidate India Walton wants to amend the city charter to establish an independent police oversight body with investigatory and subpoena power.
The men, ages 37 and 40, were transported by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center and were initially listed in stable condition, police said.
A Town of Tonawanda man was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison and 10 years of post-release supervision for sexually abusing a child.