Latest Buffalo News

Biden highlights how federal money is being used to boost public safety efforts

Feb. 28, 2024 16:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden used a meeting with police chiefs on Wednesday to spotlight his administration's efforts to help cities and police departments manage crime while also providing job opportunities for youth in communities affected by that violence. The president...

Starbucks and Workers United, long at odds, say they'll restart labor talks

Feb. 27, 2024 18:07 PM EST

Starbucks and the union organizing its U.S. workers said Tuesday they have agreed to begin talks with the aim of reaching labor agreements. The announcement was a breakthrough for the two sides, which have been at odds since Workers United first organized baristas at a Starbucks...

Biden backed off a pledge to abolish the federal death penalty. That's left an opening for Trump

Feb. 27, 2024 10:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As he prepared to take office three years ago, Joe Biden's incoming administration considered a host of possible options to fulfill a campaign pledge to end the federal death penalty. One idea was an executive order, according to people familiar with the matter....

Chatman leads Buffalo against Kent State after 23-point game

Feb. 27, 2024 03:58 AM EST

Buffalo Bulls (4-23, 2-12 MAC) at Kent State Golden Flashes (13-14, 6-8 MAC) Kent, Ohio; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Golden Flashes -15.5; over/under is 146.5 BOTTOM LINE: Buffalo visits the Kent State Golden Flashes after Sy Chatman...

2 officers shot and killed a man who discharged a shotgun, police say

Feb. 26, 2024 08:48 AM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two officers in New York shot and killed a man over the weekend, prompting authorities to launch an investigation and his family to demand answers. Edward Holmes, 58, was fatally shot Saturday morning in Buffalo after police say he discharged his shotgun and...

Chatman leads Buffalo against Kent State after 23-point outing

Feb. 26, 2024 03:55 AM EST

Buffalo Bulls (4-23, 2-12 MAC) at Kent State Golden Flashes (13-14, 6-8 MAC) Kent, Ohio; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Buffalo visits the Kent State Golden Flashes after Sy Chatman scored 23 points in Buffalo's 91-72 loss to the Western Michigan Broncos. ...

'Little dark secret': DEA agent on trial accused of taking $250K in bribes from Mafia

Feb. 22, 2024 11:20 AM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The way prosecutors tell it, Joseph Bongiovanni went to work for years with a “little dark secret.” Behind the veneer of a veteran U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent, they alleged, was a turncoat on the take from the Buffalo Mafia, offering an...

Gibraltar Industries: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 21, 2024 07:51 AM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Gibraltar Industries Inc. (ROCK) on Wednesday reported net income of $19.4 million in its fourth quarter. The Buffalo, New York-based company said it had net income of 63 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs,...

Sabres' season-opening high aspirations are but a faint glimmer in falling further out of contention

Feb. 20, 2024 06:00 AM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A week ago, after the Sabres dropped consecutive 3-1 losses coming out of their bye week break, defenseman Rasmus Dahlin refused to consider his team’s season-long inconsistencies by insisting Buffalo still had time to climb into the playoff picture. “In my...

Freeman scores 16, grabs 15 rebounds to lead Akron over Buffalo 73-62

Feb. 17, 2024 17:24 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Enrique Freeman scored 16 points and grabbed 15 rebounds as Akron beat Buffalo 73-62 on Saturday. Ali Ali scored 15 points for the Zips (19-6, 11-1 Mid-American Conference). Greg Tribble finished with 13 points. Sy Chatman led the way for the...