A Breonna Taylor protest march winding its way back to Buffalo City Hall Wednesday evening was disrupted when a pickup truck drove through the crowd and drove away, leaving an injured legal observer on Niagara Square with apparent broken bones.
Shortly after Buffalo’s curfew started Thursday evening, city police and State Police swept through the area of Niagara Square directly in front of City Hall to clear the area where a protest was finishing. An unidentified, 75-year-old man was shoved by two officers wearing tactical gear. The man lost his balance and fell to the pavement, audibly hitting his head with blood running out from under his head.
As a means to slow the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, Canada is closing its border to most foreigners beginning March 18, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday. U.S. citizens, however, are exempt.
Niagara University canceled classes Thursday in the wake of an attack on its computer systems. Late Wednesday, IT personnel discovered the school had been hit with a ransomware attack which locked down some email servers.