Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s estate is being sued under the Child Victims Act.

The Child Victims Act went into effect Wednesday, opening the gates to a flood of child sexual abuse lawsuits, something survivors were previously blocked from filing. Coming to light today in one of those lawsuits: allegations against former Bishop Howard Hubbard.

Within the first 12 hours of the lookback window opening, there were 103 cases filed in Erie County alone, in addition to three cases in Niagara County and one in Cattaraugus County.

But while some have been busy meeting with attorneys and getting lawsuits ready, others can’t find lawyers to take their cases.

Democratic congressional candidate Dana Balter had to take steps recently to correct a campaign finance violation.

Activists clashed Wednesday after disability advocates announced a lawsuit against the MTA, calling for the transit agency to bring back bus stops along 14th Street it removed for Select Bus Service.

For the first time in over a decade, there will be a challenger in the race for Onondaga County District Attorney. And now, that challenger is getting an endorsement that’s raising some eyebrows.

Niagara Falls is the latest municipality in Western New York to receive a downtown revitalization grant from the state.