Wheatfield, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Sheriff Jim Voutour and District Attorney Michael Violante say the use of force by Deputy Joe Tortorella in last week's shootout in Wheatfield was justified. With the suicide of gunman Duane Bores, Jr., they consider the case closed.
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Buffalo Public School Principal may be on the fast track to becoming the next Superintendent of the the troubled district. Emerson High School Principal James Weimer is the favorite of the majority faction within the Board of Education and could be named to the post as early as next week.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Prosecutors added charges Thursday against former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, saying he did "certain official" favors for an investor who had access to high-yield investment opportunities so he could earn higher rates from his criminal proceeds.