“We are disappointed by the decisions in federal and state court today. We believe that the initial rulings were correct and properly granted ballot access for the Mayoral election in the City of Buffalo,” the Brown campaign said in a statement.
The suit names Gov. Kathleen Hochul, the New York State Department of Health, and its commissioner, Howard Zucker, as defendants.
The Niagara Falls City Council voted to pay a $771,721 property tax refund, plus 9% interest dating to 2011.
Justice E. Jeannette Ogden rejected the school's request for a preliminary injunction against enforcement of the mask mandate. She set an Oct. 1 hearing for further arguments and will then decide whether to approve or dismiss the school's petition.
The school said it relied on assurances from former Gov. Andrew Cuomo that individual schools would be able to develop and implement their own masking policies for the 2021-22 school year.
"The Legislature in effect created its own version of a sore loser law by moving the filing deadline for independents to well before the primary," writes The News' Editorial Board.
Byron Brown's status on the November ballot for mayor of Buffalo remains unclear as Erie County elections commissioners voted Tuesday to appeal a federal court ruling granting him an independent line.
The outbreak has led to quarantines of inmates, a halt to visitation and the resumption of some virtual court sessions for incarcerated suspects.
A legal battle continues over a student's complaint she has suffered ringing in her right ear ever since a counselor spoke into a microphone in 2015 at John F. Kennedy High School in Cheektowaga.
As his jury trial in State Supreme Court was to begin Tuesday, a Buffalo man who had been charged with raping a Town of Lockport woman twice p…
The victims are 17 and 19 years old now, but were 3 and 5 years old when the abuse began.
The judge was upset after reading a probation officer's pre-sentencing report in which Terry Somes, 59, downplayed his acts and "blamed the victim for accusing him."
The policy would cover 125 miles of embankments all over the state, including about 60 miles between Lockport and Rochester.
Republicans running for Amherst supervisor and Town Board will have another, potentially pivotal ballot line in November's election if a state judge's decision in their favor is upheld on appeal.
Bryan W. Cummings, 43, killed his father Ward Cummings, 61, on Oct. 10, 2020, in their home on Hill Road in Wheatfield.
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.
Current and former workers at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo allege that Black employees are routinely assigned the more difficult and dangerous work cleaning Covid-19 rooms while white employees get easier cleaning assignments.
A Buffalo man who persuaded a teenage girl to send him sexually oriented photos via social media was sentenced Tuesday to three years in state prison.
Dominick Kroll, 21, was living in North Tonawanda when the crime occurred May 5, 2020.
"Serving as Erie County Democratic chairman and Democratic election commissioner is one hat too many for Jeremy Zellner," writes The News' Editorial Board.
Michael Mesko, 51, who already faces federal charges for an online relationship with a 17-year-old North Tonawanda girl, was arraigned Monday on local charges.
Timothy LeBoeuf's Symphony Property Management had planned to already be in construction by now on the Lawrence, a new 133-unit market-rate apartment building that would front on both Michigan Avenue and Maple Street.
Besides that ruling Friday, State Supreme Court Justice Frank Caruso also rejected the Town of Porter's motion to dismiss the suit.
Two former public safety dispatchers contend in their complaint they were subjected to relentless sexual harassment and abuse at the hands of a former supervisor in the police department's 911 center.