ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has hired a former criminal prosecutor to review his upstate economic development initiatives, more commonly known as the "Buffalo Billion", after learning federal investigators are examining potential conflicts of interest and improper bidding.
Toronto (WGR550) - The Toronto Maple Leafs own the 1st overall pick in June's NHL Draft, followed by the Winnipeg Jets and Columbus Blue Jackets. Both Winnipeg and Columbus leapfrogged into the top three, bumping Edmonton and Vancouver. The results were announced during Saturday's lottery presentation.
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WGR 550) - Heading into the draft, the Bills' brass didn't shy away from the notion that QB was an area of need. Buffalo addressed it in the 4th round with the selection of Ohio State QB Cardale Jones.
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WGR550) - Many mock drafts had either Shaq Lawson or Reggie Ragland going to the Bills at #19 overall -- they ended up with both. Buffalo traded up to the 41st pick to grab Ragland, LB out of Alabama and SEC Defensive Player of the Year.
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Mayor Byron Brown's recommended budget for the City of Buffalo includes initiatives to equip police with new technology, and inform those living in older homes about the dangers of lead.