BATAVIA, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Buffalo lawmaker wants state officials to figure out if a sporting goods store received improper tax breaks to open a location in Genesee County.
Democratic Assemblyman Sean Ryan claims a development agency misapplied nearly $2 million in incentives to Dick's Sporting Goods to fill a spot left vacant when Lowe's closed in the Town of Batavia. The incentives were approved despite staunch opposition from town residents.
Ryan says the money should go to projects that provide unique goods or services and he says there are four other sporting goods stores near the proposed site.
Reverend Roy Harriger returned to court Wednesday night. The pastor is facing charges of molesting children.
Some of the members of his assembly refuse to believe the allegations against him. About eight members of the Community Fellowship …
In an effort to combat childhood obesity, a local school district is now banning a popular sweet treat.
Twenty-two-year-old Yaron Bernstein was last seen leaving a friend's apartment in Philadelphia three weeks ago. Bernstein has ties in Buffalo as well as Pittsburgh, Miami and New Jersey.
A sex offender has been arrested after he allegedly showed indecent material to a child under the age of 16.
Buffalo firefighters were called in to action to fight a fire in the 300 block of Goodyear Avenue in the city shortly after 3 in the morning Thursday.
Common Core, a new wave of educational standards now being implemented across the country, is causing controversy across the nation, and took center stage in Jamestown Wednesday evening.