Investigative Post

2 On Your Side has teamed up with Investigative Post, a non-profit investigative reporting center focused on issues of importance to Buffalo and Western New York. Investigative Post and 2 On Your Side both believe in strong watchdog and investigative journalism that hold powerful accountable and give a voice to the voiceless. On this page you will see content co-produced by Investigative Post and 2 On Your Side, as well as stories developed by Investigative Post, led by founder and editor Jim Heaney. Heaney is a 25-year veteran reporting on issues around Buffalo and Western New York.

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Investigative Post: State to Change Air Testing at Peace Bridge

11:57 PM, Nov 15, 2013

Earlier this week environmental reporter Dan Telvock exposed serious questions about how the state was testing air quality around the Peace Bridge.

Questions Surrounding Air Quality Tests at Peace Bridge

6:50 PM, Nov 13, 2013

Investigative Post's Dan Telvock takes the state to task for the Air Quality report, and the way the testing was done tonight on Channel 2 News at 6pm.

Delaware North Requesting Fewer Tax Breaks to Stay in Buffalo

6:44 PM, Nov 8, 2013

Delaware north still wants tax breaks to move to a new corporate headquarters in Buffalo but now they are backing off some of the bigger requests.

Major Developers Vying for Buffalo Project

7:23 PM, Nov 5, 2013

A half-dozen firms, including some of the region's most prominent developers, have entered the competition to build economic development hubs the Cuomo administration has proposed for Buffalo, Investigative Post has learned.

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Urban League hits back at whistleblowers

February 26, 2015

Posted in Co-produced with WGRZ,Featured,In-Depth,Investigations,Published in Artvoice

The Buffalo Urban League, accused of submitting inflated bills for social services to Erie County, is retaliating against whistleblowers and impeding an investigation by the county comptroller, numerous sources have told Investigative Post. Some of these sources said whistleblowers have nevertheless provided investigators with evidence of “blatantly fraudulent billing” that buttresses their original claims that […]

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Real State of WNY Economy

February 13, 2015

Posted in Organization News

The Investigative Post crew after Wednesday’s event: reporters Charlotte Keith and Dan Telvock, Editor Jim Heaney, Development Director Kate Heidinger. (Photo by Sara Heidinger Photography.)  Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney delivered his first “Real State of the Community” address Wednesday night before a packed conference room at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site. The audience, which included […]

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Rochester’s success at solving murders

February 8, 2015

Posted in Co-produced with WGRZ,In-Depth,Investigations

Unlike in Buffalo, police down the Thruway in Rochester are solving most murders committed in their city, Steve Brown of WGRZ reports. His story concludes a three-part series, the first two of which were done in collaboration with Investigative Post. The first two installments can be found here and here.

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Getting away with murder in Buffalo

February 5, 2015

Posted in Co-produced with WGRZ,Featured,In-Depth,Investigations,Outrages & Insights,Published in Artvoice

A lot of people are dying in the streets of Buffalo. The body count last year was 62. To put that number in perspective, consider that only five murders were committed in the balance of Erie County last year. Buffalo’s murder rate is high, not just in comparison with the suburbs, but with comparably sized […]

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Heaney radio interview on Buffalo Billion

January 20, 2015

Posted in News

Jim Heaney’s story on state efforts to suppress documents detailing how the Buffalo Billion is being spent continues to generate interest across the state. He was interviewed Monday by Mark Piersma and Frank Elias on their “Talk of the Town” show on WUTQ 100.7 FM in Utica.

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