Buffalo, NY (WIVB) - Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown has formally announced his bid for a third term. Brown made the announcement Saturday morning at the Rev. B.W. Smith Family Life Center on Michigan Ave. in downtown Buffalo.
Talking to a crowd of supporters, Brown credits the people of Buffalo for recent progress in the city and adds that he is ready to take that progress to the next level. Brown says Buffalo is in it's best financial position in years due to $1.7 billion dollars in economic development.
Sergio Rodriguez, the first republican candidate to run since 2005, has already thrown his hat into the race.
There is some talk in political circles that former FBI Special Agent in Charge of the Buffalo bureau, Bernie Tolbert is considering running against Brown in the democratic primary.
A man who was wrongly convicted of second degree murder in 2009 has been set free after spending four years in prison.
Investigators are trying to determine who dumped a dog on the side of the road inside a zipped up Coors Light thermal bag.
A man once featured on the Cattaraugus County Top 10 Most Wanted List has pleaded guilty after being extradited from Indiana.
Two men have been arrested by Wyoming County Sheriff's deputies and charged with selling heroin in the Village of Attica.
Cold and breezy with snow increasing in coverage into the overnight hours.
A woman was arrested Sunday after she allegedly tried to bite her neighbor during an argument over offense odors.