Set Aside

Murder Verdict Set Aside; Basil To Get New Trial


(WBEN) Attorneys for Jeffrey Basil have sucessfully argued to have his guilty verdict vacated. Judge Penny Wolfgang has ruled that one juror did not disclose critical facts about her past, and therefore his  2nd Degree Murder conviction in the death of William Sagar is set aside
He Won't Go

Skelos Clings to Power After Corruption Charges


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP/WBEN) - The leader of the New York state Senate is holding onto power following corruption charges even as some fellow Republicans say he should step down as leader to avoid a political distraction.
 
Wants Skelos Out

Ortt Calls on Skelos to Step Down as Senate Majority Leader


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) North Tonawanda State Senator Rob Ortt has become one of the first senators to call on Dean Skelos to step down as majority leader.
 
ISIS Claim

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Texas Cartoon Attack


CAIRO (AP) -- The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a weekend attack at a center near Dallas, Texas, that was exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad - though it offered no evidence of a direct link to the attackers.
 
Turtles

"Turtles" Filming Wows Fans


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Filming on the Kensington Expressway for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 began Monday night, and some onlookers sounded impressed with what they saw.

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