BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A retired sergeant wants to be the next sheriff of Erie County.
Richard Dobson officially announced his candidacy on Friday. Dobson served 32 years with the Erie County Sheriff's Office. He went on to become a supervisory officer with the United Nations peace keeping forces.
"Things will be different. The current sheriff has been in for almost a decade. You have to ask yourself, 'Have thing improved?' I think not. I think things have gotten worse," Dobson said.
Republican incumbent Tim Howard is expected to run for re-election.
NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has obtained a court order to prevent a Buffalo woman from ever selling puppies again.
A 24-year-old man being sought after his mother and brother were found dead in their Lehigh Acres, Florida home may be heading to Buffalo.
Around 5 p.m. on Thursday near the corner of Model City Road and Rt. 104, police say 84-year-old Jose Martinez was hit by a car driven by 82-year-old Maura Nolan. Both are residents of Lewiston.
Intense Lk Snow North early heads back to Ski Country Late; General Snow Saturday
It appears snowy weather scared off about half the crowd expected at Thursday night's Common Core forum at WNED TV studios in Buffalo.
GingerBread Lane, a 300-square-foot village made entirely of edible gingerbread, icing and candy, has been designated world's largest gingerbread village by Guinness World Records.