BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Senate Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins paid Buffalo a visit Saturday to join Senator Tim Kennedy at an event to help fight gang violence.
At the morning conference held at The New Golden Nugget in Buffalo, a budget amendment was announced.
The Senate Democrats' budget amendment would target funds for communities to combat rising levels of gang violence and gun crime.
Kennedy blames gang violence for hurting the quality of life in parts of Cheektowaga and Buffalo.
Buffalo Police have arrested 26-year-old Nicholas Finnegan of South Buffalo and charged him with pushing Russ Ross to his death.
The Niagara County Sheriff's responded to Saunders Settlement Road near Comstock in Cambria Friday night after receiving a tip about a suspected meth lab.
Police say there were 32 burglaries, 20 in Albion, five in Medina, four in Oakfield and three in the City of Lockport.
Firefighters had to withdraw from a smoky fire in Blasdell at a multi-dwelling home on South Park Avenue Friday night because the flames were so intense.
Call 4 Action looked into claims this week that members of BJ's Wholesale Club were paying too much on sales tax on some deeply discounted items.
State Police in Pennsylvania are investigating an alleged pedophile pastor already facing charges in Western New York.