BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Residents on Buffalo's lower west side are calling on the governor to help them breathe cleaner air.
Demonstrators marched from the corner of Busti and Porter to Front Park on Wednesday, calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to address what they call an asthma crisis.
Activists say asthma rates on Buffalo's lower west side are four times the national average. They blame the traffic from the Peace Bridge for the problem.
The Clean Air Coalition of Western New York says its repeated requests for air monitoring in the neighborhood have been ignored.
A Town of Tonawanda restaurant owner has been arrested and charged with strangulation and assault.
A house became engulfed in flames on Route 243, in Rushford, early Wednesday morning.
Law enforcement agencies in El Paso County, Colorado have made an arrest in the hit-and-run death of a western New York native.
Kenmore Mercy Hospital is closing its 3 West Patient Care Unit in January, affecting about 30 associates at the hospital.
The suspension of a 6-year-old boy for kissing a girl at school is raising questions about whether the peck should be considered sexual harassment.
Lakes will remain active on and off through the weekend.