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Pigeon Talk

Hear it Hear: The Michalek-Pigeon Case


State Supreme Court Justice John Michalek  has pleaded guilty to receiving bribes and resigned from the bench as part of a growing scandal that could effectively remove local lobbyist and political insider G. Steven Pigeon  from the stage.

INSIDE: A Buffalo's Early News Roundtable on the scandal.
 
Shooting

11 Year Old Boy Victim in Double Shooting


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - An 11 year old boy is seriously injured after a double shooting along Humason Avenue in Buffalo late Wednesday.  A 20 year old male victim is in critical condition.
 
Children's

PICTURES: See Ciminelli's Plans For Childrens' Hospital Site


Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation has been picked as the designated developer for the redevelopment of Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, with plans for housing, a soccer complex and a charter school
Record Travel

AAA Projects Record Number of Travelers This Holiday Weekend


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Thought Memorial Day weekend was busy? Imagine this coming weekend.
 
Stamkos Stays

Stamkos Sweepstakes OVER Before it Begins


Tampa, FL (WBEN) The Buffalo Sabres were a top contender for free agent Steve Stamkos. The hottest sweepstakes in the NHL was iced quickly as Stamkos re-signs with the Tampa Bay Lightning.


 
Whiting Guilty

Lackawanna Man Guilty of Fatally Stabbing Wife


A jury took less than an hour to convict a Lackawanna man of killing his wife.

 
Guilty Plea

Judge Resigns After Guilty Plea; Pigeon Next in Court



State Supreme Court Justice John Michalek resigned after pleading guilty to taking a bribe and filing a false instrument in a case involving political strategist Steve Pigeon.

READ THE INDICTMENT INSIDE

 
Court Win

Court Blocks Removal of Cosmetic Surgery Rider in BTF Contract


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A State Supreme Court judge has issued a temporary restraining order blocking the Buffalo School Board's removal of the cosmetic surgery rider from the Buffalo Teachers Federation's contract.
 
Sex Assault

Man Charged With Sexual Assault of Child


Lockport, NY (WBEN) A Niagara Falls man is accused of sexually assaulting a child.
 
Charged

Inmate Charged in Murder for Hire Plot


Lockport, NY (WBEN) A Niagara County Jail inmate is charged in a murder for hire scheme.
 
Poll
What's Your Reaction to the unfolding scandal involving Justice Michalek and Steve Pigeon?
  Shocked that a judge would be involved
  Surprised maybe just a little
  Sadly, I kind of expect this sort of thing
 
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