BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Friday night, News 4's Al Vaughters got community-wide recognition for being a role model for young men in western New York.
He was one of 30 local men honored at the third annual Men Moving Forward Awards Dinner sponsored by the Calvary Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Other honorees included Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and State Senator Mark Grisanti.
The event was held at the Buffalo Convention Center.
There is a hearing Thursday in Buffalo about the use of medical marijuana. So far 20 states and Washington D.C. allow it.
News 4 is looking to see if police and firefighters were called to the same house overnight, for different incidents. Firefighters were on Goodyear Avenue putting out a fire around 3 a.m. Thursday.
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.
This year, some local students are getting out their pens and paper to make sure other children have a happy holiday this year.
Crews will also be out dredging the Buffalo River on Thursday. They'll be in the city ship canal area.