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.
Buffalo Police have arrested 26-year-old Nicholas Finnegan of South Buffalo and charged him with pushing Russ Ross to his death.
The Niagara County Sheriff's responded to Saunders Settlement Road near Comstock in Cambria Friday night after receiving a tip about a suspected meth lab.
Police say there were 32 burglaries, 20 in Albion, five in Medina, four in Oakfield and three in the City of Lockport.
Firefighters had to withdraw from a smoky fire in Blasdell at a multi-dwelling home on South Park Avenue Friday night because the flames were so intense.
Call 4 Action looked into claims this week that members of BJ's Wholesale Club were paying too much on sales tax on some deeply discounted items.
State Police in Pennsylvania are investigating an alleged pedophile pastor already facing charges in Western New York.