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WBFO Brief May 31, 2023

On today's WBFO Brief:

  • A teen is arrested after dragging an officer while trying to escape in a stolen car.
  • Supporters of a bill that would legally give terminally ill patients the option to end their lives, were at the State Capitol yesterday to make a last-minute pitch.
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  • The Buffalo Sabres get busy with free agency. Efforts to grow the semi conductor industry in Buffalo and across WNY will be getting a boost from federal funding. Healthcare workers across the state continue to unionize.
  • Today is Canada Day, but a strike by mechanics at the country's second-largest airline has disrupted travel plans for passengers across North America.
  • The NFTA will not run trains in the downtown area on certain days in July to allow for crews to safely complete maintenance work.
  • The City of Buffalo splash pads open with extended hours. An Uzbekistan man was arraigned on wire fraud and other charges for an alleged crypto currency scam that targeted a local individual. The City of Tonawanda calls on artists to create and submit a new city flag design. Two development projects in Niagara Falls are one step closer to construction after they were approved by the USA Niagara Development Corporation. A tall ship will be at Canalside for the Fourth of July weekend.
  • The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) is investigating the fire in the Cobblestone district alongside the Buffalo Fire Department. A Canadian shipping company in St. Catharines will pay the US government a $100k fine for continuing to pollute American waters, violating the Clean Water Act. A 16-year-old boy and a 14-year-old boy are each being indicted on 4 felony charges for their alleged role in the shooting that killed 3-year-old Ramone Carter and injured his 7-year-old sister. Results from this year's primary elections in WNY are in. Two refugee services agencies in WNY will receive millions of dollars in state funds as part of the $20 million initiative to help refugees across the state find and maintain employment.
  • Republicans in the Erie County Legislature are calling on the head of Erie County's assigned counsel program to resign for allegedly misusing her position to help local Democrats.