ALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB) - The state is closer to passing a new law named in honor of a Western New York boy who was brutalized by his own father.
The State Assembly has passed J.J.'s Law and the bill is now in the hands of the Senate. The law is named after J.J. Bolvin. When he was 3-weeks-old, his father beat him so badly he was left disabled.
Authorities say the father abused another one of his children in the past.
This new law would give more jail time to repeat abusers.
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.
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.
Fewer families in the Northtowns will go hungry thanks to some local firefighters and the people they serve.