Carl Paladino Removed from Buffalo Board of Education

August 18, 2017  |  CONSTITUTIONAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Carl Paladino Removed from Buffalo Board of Education

Carl Paladino has been removed as a member of the Buffalo Board of Education. I spoke to WGRZ about Paladino’s removal from the Board and what message that removal sends. Click the picture above for more and click here for the full story.

Truck Driver Charged with Manslaughter in Fatal Accident

August 18, 2017  |  CRIMINAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Truck Driver Charged with Manslaughter in Fatal Accident

A Ballston Spa truck driver has been charged with second degree manslaughter after a June accident in which he hit a car on the New York State Thruway while he was shopping on his phone. I spoke to WGRZ about the charges against the driver. Click the picture above for more and click here for the full story.

No Criminal Charges in East Aurora Accident

August 10, 2017  |  CRIMINAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
No Criminal Charges in East Aurora Accident

A car accident that killed a pedestrian in an East Aurora parking lot in June will not be met with criminal charges. I spoke to WGRZ about the incident and what penalties the car’s driver could still face. The full story is available here.

Buffalo Bills Lineman Arrested in Ohio

July 13, 2017  |  CRIMINAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Buffalo Bills Lineman Arrested in Ohio

Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Adolphus Washington was arrested this week in Ohio. I spoke to WGRZ's Kelly Dudzik about the charges. Click the image above for more information or here for the full story.

Bills Lineman Adolphus Washington Arrested

July 13, 2017  |  CRIMINAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Bills Lineman Adolphus Washington Arrested

Buffalo Bills lineman Adolphus Washington was arrested this week on a firearms charge. I spoke to WIVB about the case. My comments can be found in the video below.

Injuries After Fireworks Malfunction in Lancaster

July 7, 2017  |  CRIMINAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Injuries After Fireworks Malfunction in Lancaster

A mother and her six-month-old child suffered second degree burns after a fireworks malfunction in Lancaster. I spoke to Mary Alice Demler from WGRZ about who could be charged for these injuries and why. Click the picture above for more information and click here for the full story.

Racist Vandalism in Arcade, Orchard Park, and Sardinia

July 7, 2017  |  CRIMINAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Racist Vandalism in Arcade, Orchard Park, and Sardinia

Four suspects are facing hate crime charges after being arrested in connection to vandalism complaints in Arcade. I spoke to WIVB about these charges and what the consequences could be for the suspects. Click here for the full story.

Supreme Court Takes on Cell Phone Privacy Case

June 6, 2017  |  APPEALS, CONSTITUTIONAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Supreme Court Takes on Cell Phone Privacy Case

The United States Supreme Court announced on Monday that they will be hearing a case regarding cell phone privacy and obtaining cell phone records without a warrant. I spoke to WIVB about the case. Click the picture above for more information and click here for the full story.

Western New York Opioid Epidemic

May 31, 2017  |  CRIMINAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Western New York Opioid Epidemic

I spoke to WGRZ about efforts to curb the opioid epidemic in Western New York. Click the picture above for more information and click here for the full story.

Device Proposed to Prevent Distracted Driving

May 11, 2017  |  CONSTITUTIONAL, IN THE NEWS  |  Share
Device Proposed to Prevent Distracted Driving

New York could become the first state in the country to legalize the use of “textalyzers” in order to curtail distracted driving. Similarly to how a breathalyzer detects if someone has been driving under the influence of alcohol, a textalyzer would be able to detect if a person was using their cell phone while driving. I spoke to WGRZ's Michael Wooten about why I believe using this device may be ruled unconstitutional. Click the picture above for more information and click here for the full story.