The hot contest for Buffalo mayor could bring out the city’s concentration of more than 100,000 Democratic voters in November, which bodes well for sheriff candidate Kimberly Beaty.
"It's our position to be ahead of the game, not following the curve," Country Mental Health Commissioner Mark O'Brien said.
"Using an honorary badge to try getting out of a traffic ticket is just wrong," writes The News' Editorial Board.
While the two might benefit from differentiating themselves, they took similar stands on the mostly jail-related questions they faced.
“Clear evidence showed that the officer acted inappropriately and below the standards of the Sheriff's Office,” said Sheriff Timothy B. Howard’s undersheriff, John W. Greenan.
The spotlight on police in recent years has shown that it’s a hard job.
On Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the big announcement. President Biden followed up with his on Thursday. Now, lower governments, business…
The judge also ruled now-former Deputy Kenneth P. Achtyl is liable for battery for the blows he inflicted with his baton, which left Nicholas Belsito with a concussion and a broken nose.
"It wasn’t a good election for the party bosses in Erie County," writes The News' Editorial Board.
Republican and Democratic voters Tuesday turned away the candidates recommended by their parties' leaders to elect upstarts in the race for Erie County sheriff.
A Democrat hasn't been elected sheriff since Thomas F. Higgins won a third term in 1993. Assistant Cheektowaga Police Chief Brian Gould, former Buffalo Police Deputy Commissioner Kimberly Beaty and activist Myles Carter are vying for the Democratic nomination.
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…
With the primary for the Erie County sheriff election less than a month away, candidates are campaigning on policy agendas to set them apart f…
It is my hope that with this verdict we can begin to heal and usher in a new era of accountability, Kimberly Beaty says.
The file on former Deputy Kenneth P. Achtyl has turned up and, given its suspicious deficiencies, it’s hard not to think the Erie County Sheri…
The Buffalo News reported in the March 18 edition that Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard is being sued by New York State Attorney General Let…
The Erie County Legislature wants to talk with Sheriff Timothy B. Howard about employee misconduct that has been exposed.
If the 16 years that Timothy Howard has occupied the Erie County Sheriff’s Office has demonstrated anything, it is that taxpayers can’t count …
Karen Healy-Case, a retired Buffalo Police lieutenant and district chief, said she will seek the Republican and Conservative endorsements to succeed retiring Sheriff Timothy B. Howard.
The Sheriff's Office gave a deputy a letter of reprimand in 2018 after he violated rules by leaving work early on four days and falsifying his timesheet.
Erie County Sheriff's Office Deputy Daniel E. Zlotek was suspended for seven days in 2019 after he ran the license plate of a truck he saw parked in his girlfriend's driveway on a police computer and confronted the owner of the truck, then-Buffalo Bisons baseball player Anthony Alford.
With only about 3,000 residents in the bucolic hills of southeastern Erie County, the part-time post will most likely present far fewer headaches than running a major law enforcement agency and two correctional facilities.
Two female inmates in recent months have made serious allegations against Robert Dee, an Erie County Holding Center sergeant who once married a woman he met behind bars.
We have no reason to dispute the conclusion of Attorney General Letitia James that no criminal charges are appropriate in the jailhouse death …
New York State Attorney General Letitia James cited state law in keeping secret most of the evidence her office did have.