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Trump Cancels Summit With North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un

Updated at 10:32 a.m. ET President Trump has called off a highly anticipated June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long planned meeting," Trump wrote in a letter to Kim. Trump's decision comes hours after North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui, in remarks carried on the country's official KCNA news service, said it...

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He was considered to be the last living connection to Fr. Nelson Baker. John Phillips of South Buffalo, who died last week at the age of 95, lived his formative years at the orphanage founded and operated by Baker. Phillips' recollections have been used by advocates as they work to have Baker canonized as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church.


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The Executive Director of the Seneca Street Community Development Corporation says Buffalo's Seneca-Babock neighborhood is an "isolated pocket of generational poverty with very few resources." With $10,000 in grant funding, the CDC is expanding into health care to help fix that.

Updated at 10:32 a.m. ET

President Trump has called off a highly anticipated June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

"Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long planned meeting," Trump wrote in a letter to Kim.

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The leader of the Buffalo teachers union says they continue to review school safety.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says in wake of recent school shootings in the nation, the Buffalo Teachers Federation is hoping to work to make schools safer.


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Buffalo's renaissance may attract new companies and jobs to the area. But employers will likely have a hard time finding local residents to fill those jobs. A new report shows city schools are failing to provide students with some key courses.

A college student struggles with studies -- and untreated mental illness -- but is far from family members who might provide support. That combination can lead to suicide. And now schools nationwide are grappling with those situations -- and whether to notify parents about a student's problems.

Max Kalnitz

In recent years, downtown Buffalo has become a housing hotspot for young professionals. High end housing and a myriad of food and entertainment options are causing more and more people to move closer to the city center each year. Specifically, Niagara Street has transformed from what some considered a rundown corridor to a destination.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Buffalo Police and federal authorities are investigating what is believed to be a multi-state firearms trafficking ring. On Wednesday, they announced the arrest of a Buffalo man in possession of more than a dozen guns.

A body found in the East Otto Forest Saturday has been positively identified as missing person Rudy Ray Rockett and authorities say his death is being treated as a homicide.

East Aurora Police say they have charged a Buffalo woman with third-degree larceny in connection with the theft of toys and merchandise from the Fisher Price toy factory.

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Updated at 10:32 a.m. ET

President Trump has called off a highly anticipated June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

"Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long planned meeting," Trump wrote in a letter to Kim.

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