Chris Caya

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Phone scam net widening

Dec 19, 2014

A local phone scammer has expanded operations further across Western New York.

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After years of planning and effort, the redevelopment of Buffalo's waterfront reaches another milestone Thursday night with the grand opening of the "Ice at Canalside."

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After going more than three years without a contract, picket lines went up at the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport and more than a dozen other airports across the country on Tuesday.

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Drawing nearly a million visitors to Buffalo's waterfront this past summer cost more than expected. As a result, the current contract for Canalside has been increased 50 percent.

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After sitting vacant for decades,  a West Side landmark that was saved from the wrecking ball is finally being brought back to life.

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A judge on Tuesday sentenced horse owner Beth Hoskins to 90 days in jail for violating her probation. She was convicted last year of 52 counts of animal cruelty for the deplorable conditions at her Town of Aurora horse farm. 

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Buffalo is joining other cities that will be holding a rally in conjunction with Saturday's March on Washington.

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A local member of the state delegation is proposing a new way to help essential personnel get to work during emergencies.

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To keep police officers on duty during snow emergencies, elected officials want gates used for closing the Skyway.

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Relief could be on the way people who lost a paycheck because of last month's snow storm. But the region must first be declared a disaster area.

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Ohio Street is once again open to traffic between Buffalo's inner and outer harbors. The transformation of the old industrial corridor into a pedestrian-friendly parkway is about 70 percent complete.

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At a storm recovery briefing in Cheektowaga Monday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said, the state is moving forward with a new weather forecasting network.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo traveled to western New York Wednesday to tour areas hard hit by the ongoing lake effect snow storm. Cuomo says the state worked around the clock to rescue stranded motorists on the Thruway and other roads.

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A state of emergency remains in effect in Erie County and the National Guard is being deployed to the region to deal with a snowstorm that has paralyzed parts of Western New York.

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Roswell Park Cancer Institute has expanded its capabilities for advanced procedures with its new Endoscopy Center, which opened Thursday

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A project meant to restore public access to the Niagara Falls waterfront is now a reality. State and local officials kicked off the removal of a one-mile stretch of the Robert Moses Parkway Wednesday.

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Students and staff at the University at Buffalo marked Veterans Day with a flag-raising ceremony outside Alumni Arena.

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Community leaders and local officials met Monday to discuss ways to better serve and improve the lives of Buffalo's youth as part of an initiative launched by President Barack Obama.

WNY Sustainable Business Roundtable

Dozens of companies across the region have joined a new business-driven initiative to protect the environment. The Sustainable Business Roundtable was launched this past spring on Earth Day. 

Hundreds of people turned out for the grand opening of (716) Food and Sports Friday. Buffalo's newest restaurant is part of the HarborCenter complex.

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The neighborhood around the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus continues its turn around.

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A settlement has been reached in the only case to go to trial following the crash of Continental Flight 3407 in Clarence Center.

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Investigators are still looking for the cause of a four-alarm fire that destroyed a Howard Street warehouse Tuesday.

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"Better safe than sorry" is how the Buffalo School District is preparing for the possible arrival of Ebola.

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A Buffalo-based doctor, just back from Sierra Leone, says the governors of New York and New Jersey "went beyond science" in quarantining healthcare providers returning from West Africa.

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Two alarms were called to an industrial park in Amherst Friday morning for a possible fire or explosion.

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The candidates in the competitive race for the 60th State Senate seat took part in a three-way debate Thursday night. Along with considerable mudslinging, some key issues were discussed.

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The driver of the white Lexus being sought by Buffalo police has been cleared of any wrongdoing in connection with reported attempts to lure teenagers earlier this month.

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Amid concerns about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, a local organization remains committed to opening a health clinic in one of the poorest communities in West Africa. And a former refugee from Sierra Leone, who lived in Buffalo, is behind the effort.

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Buffalo Police responded to an apparent murder-suicide in broad daylight on College Street in the city's Allentown neighborhood Tuesday morning.

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