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Cuomo plans to protect student borrowers

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to establish a watchdog group to protect students from predatory lenders. The so-called…

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Target e-mails confuse wary consumers

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Con artists are now trying to capitalize on last month’s huge hacking scare that affected millions of Target customer…

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Program helps youth reach for dreams

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – As the nation paused Monday to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the strides he made in civil rights, one West…

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Jim Kelly distributes $180K in grants

BLASDELL, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Kelly for Kids Foundation scored some big points for local charities on Monday. Jim Kelly distributed $180,000 i…

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One firefighter injured battling blaze

GERRY, N.Y. (WIVB) – At least one firefighter was hurt while battling flames in the Town of Gerry. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office te…

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Sabres players go “Bald for Bucks”

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Just over 10 years ago “Bald for Bucks” started with a gesture made by Anthony George, a history teacher at Lake Shor…

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Man who murdered wife dies in prison

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – An Amherst man who was the oldest inmate in the New York State prison system has died. Ninety-four-year-old John Bunz…

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Universal pre-K in NYS won’t come cheap

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – It’s not even lunchtime yet, and already the 4-year-olds in West Hertel Academy’s full-day prekindergarten have practic…

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NY to establish central police database

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to spend $10 million to help establish a new database of police information that departments acr…

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Woman found dead along train tracks

EAST AURORA, N.Y. (WIVB) – Police say a woman from PA who was staying with relatives in East Aurora was found dead along a set of train trac…