A Niagara Falls man admitted in State Supreme Court Friday that he fired a gunshot at a man on the victim's front porch last year.
Franklin D. Tester, 57, who already had paid $2,500 in restitution, pleaded guilty to petit larceny.
Justice John L. Michalski, 59, was injured when a freight train struck him in Depew, authorities told The Buffalo News.
This ruling, which had been expected early next week, allows the petitioning restaurants to stay open past 11 p.m. again.
The former employee of Russell's Steaks, Chops & More and Salvatore's Grand Hotel contends his firing resulted from his complaint about co-owner Mark Jerge coming to work after testing positive for Covid-19.
The ruling is the second court win for Robert Dinero, who drew national attention after hosting a protest against Covid-19 business restrictions in November inside his California Road gym.
A court fight between Western New York's second-largest hospital and the region's biggest property manager also has to do with doughnuts, and not just dollars.
The court fight over pandemic restrictions has escalated between the state and an Orchard Park gym owner, with the latest legal sparring featu…
When a dementia resident at a troubled Delaware Avenue nursing home escaped through a third-story window and fell 34 feet, his dying request w…
Lackawanna Police Chief of Detectives Joseph Leo said the 61-year-old man had allegedly had been assaulting the girl since she was 7 years old.
The steps taken by the district "adequately address recommendations made by clinicians that advise in-person learning can occur without threat of significant transmission of the virus," State Supreme Court Justice Emilio Colaiacovo wrote in his decision.
Tre'Sione R. Bowser, 26, was extradited from North Carolina to Niagara County in June to face the charges, and has been in the Niagara County Jail since.
There may be times when courts are compelled to restrain responses to this terrible pandemic. But this isn’t one of them. These judges got it right.
Only the establishments that filed a lawsuit challenging Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's curfew are able to take advantage of a court order issued Friday in State Supreme Court.
"State legislators should strengthen the law so that no other drunk drivers get away with a sentence that devalues the lives of the people they kill," writes The News' Editorial Board.
State Supreme Court Justice Mark A. Montour said Debra Ann Donnelly must produce any documents she has and answer questions under oath.
A recent series of local suits coming before State Supreme Court judges have led to temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions barring enforcement of the governor's Covid-19 restrictions.
The battle over which court should handle the lawsuits ate up a full year without making any progress toward resolving the claims, first filed in 2012, over alleged health impacts on hundreds of residents.
Stephen J. Wruck of the Falls, was sentenced Monday to 2 1/3 to seven years in state prison – the most he could serve for his guilty plea to second-degree vehicular manslaughter in the death of Joy Pazamickas, 69.
Some 3,556 inmates have been released early due to the pandemic, including 791 who had their low-level parole violations canceled and 2,753 who were within 90 days of their approved release date for non-violent, non-sex offenses.
Antonio L. Taylor faces a maximum of 25 years in prison if convicted on all charges.
Upon reading an article that appeared recently in The Buffalo News, I would without reservation support the state’s Commission on Judicial Con…
Aug. 11, 1925 – Dec. 26, 2020
A slide displayed during the governor's Dec. 11 news conference showing 1.4% of Covid cases came from restaurants and bars "is informative, yet taken alone can be misleading," according to Debra S. Blog, the director of the Division of Epidemiology at the New York State Department of Health.