Monthly Archives: August 2016

  • Parole denied 18th time in brutal 1962 murder/rape

    Parole denied 18th time in brutal 1962 murder/rape James R. Moore, who strangled and raped a 14-year-old Penfield girl in 1962, has been denied parole again.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Parole denied 18th time in brutal 1962 murder/rape

  • Buffalo group calls for diversion program to reduce incarceration

    Buffalo group calls for diversion program to reduce incarceration BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- A Buffalo organization wants to reduce incarceration rates by connecting potential offenders with the services they need. VOICE Buffalo wants to reduce the number of people being locked up by 50 percent. There are 1,100-1,200 inmates in Erie…

  • FDA mandates Zika virus screening for U.S. blood supply

    FDA mandates Zika virus screening for U.S. blood supply BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) —   The FDA now says the Zika virus has to be added to the list of viruses they screen for in blood donors. Right now, all across the Country, blood banks are preparing to test for the…

  • Athenex’s $225 million expansion project salvaged with new manager

    Athenex’s 5 million expansion project salvaged with new manager BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A late move by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Wednesday, very possibly saved hundreds of new jobs in Western New York, projected for Athenex, Inc. There were reports company executives, whose U.S headquarters is housed at the Buffalo…

  • Fire breaks out at Board of Elections

    Fire breaks out at Board of Elections BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Firefighters quickly responded to a fire that broke out at the Board of Elections building downtown. County Executive Mark Poloncarz addressed the media following the fire. According to Poloncarz, everyone made it out safely. It is unclear what caused…

  • Karlos Williams bows out gracefully

    Karlos Williams bows out gracefully Posts a classy, heart-felt goodbye to fans, Bills organization on Instagram.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Karlos Williams bows out gracefully

  • Family: Emerald South nursing home downplayed woman’s injuries

    Family: Emerald South nursing home downplayed woman’s injuries BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — When the family of Ruth Murray could no longer care for her, they placed the 83-year-old into a nursing home, Emerald South on Delaware Avenue. They never thought they’d get the call they did on Friday morning, that…

  • Putnam: Coldwater’s history hailed in new book

    Putnam: Coldwater’s history hailed in new book The book contains more than 150 archival photographs, including some rare images.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Putnam: Coldwater’s history hailed in new book

  • AMD deal a big boost for GlobalFoundries

    AMD deal a big boost for GlobalFoundries MALTA — GlobalFoundries’ Fab 8 will supply Advanced Micro Devices with its leading-edge computer chips through at least the end of 2020, under an amended agreement announced by AMD Wednesday. Fab 8 is producing processors at the 14-nanometer level, but expects a…