Chris Jamele

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Jobs and services reduced in reorganization
10:15 am
Sun July 27, 2014

Newfane residents protest hospital cuts

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A meeting regarding the future of Eastern Niagara Hospital in Newfane turned into a mass protest on Saturday.

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Inmate damages cell; deputy treated at ECMC
11:15 am
Sat July 26, 2014

Sheriff's deputy injured by inmate at Holding Center

Erie County Holding Center
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A deputy at the Erie County Holding Center has been injured while attempting to subdue an inmate.

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Middle school principal to be questioned
10:51 am
Sat July 26, 2014

Hamburg Schools Superintendent Saga grows

Richard Jetter, Hamburg Schools Superintendent
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The turmoil surrounding Hamburg School Superintendent Richard Jetter is growing in its reach.

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Organization facing criticism over lack of refunds
10:42 am
Sat July 26, 2014

Dirty Girl Mud Run warning being issued

Dirty Girl Mud Run
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Warnings are being issued to anyone who is planning to participate in this year's Dirty Girl Mud Run.

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Kayak overturned near Buffalo River
10:32 am
Sat July 26, 2014

Coast Guard rescues boater

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The Coast Guard was called for a rescue on Friday afternoon.

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Downburst could not be predicted
10:24 am
Sun July 20, 2014

Rare wind event causes damage in Clarence

Storm damage
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A Clarence neighborhood experienced extensive wind damage on Saturday due to a rare meteorological event.

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Western New York students will benefit
11:12 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Cuomo announces grants for after school programs

Governor Andrew Cuomo
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Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced new grants equaling nearly $11 million in support of Advantage After School Programs across the state.

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DHS monies benefit Buffalo, West Seneca
10:55 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Federal funding will improve local fire departments

Senator Charles Schumer
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New York State's two US Senators, Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gilibrand, have announced funding for improvements to a pair of Western New York fire departments.

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"Saturation Patrols" to be run this summer
10:37 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Police launch crime control effort in Falls

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An increase in gun violence and crime in Niagara Falls triggered the launch of "saturation patrols" on Friday night.

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Taste of Buffalo draws thousands
10:47 am
Sun July 13, 2014

Tantalizing tastes tempt throngs

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Rainy weather on Sunday didn't keep the crowds away fromĀ  Niagara Square for the 31st annual Taste of Buffalo.

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Transit Road site drew signs and chants
10:41 am
Sun July 13, 2014

Women protest court decision at Hobby Lobby

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The Hobby Lobby Store on Transit Road became the scene of a protest on Saturday.

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Son of NHL great has scoring touch
11:13 am
Sat June 28, 2014

Sabres select Lemieux in second round

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The Buffalo Sabres have chosen forward Brendan Lemieux with the first pick of the 2nd round in the NHL draft.

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Store brand product sold in New York State
10:36 am
Sat June 28, 2014

Wegman's recalls deli ham

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Wegman's supermarkets is announcing a recall of its own label organic ham.

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Woman steals benefit funds from IRS
10:32 am
Sat June 28, 2014

Buffalo worker bilks government

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A Buffalo woman has pleadedĀ  guilty to stealing government funds.

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Rape charge leads to deportation
10:24 am
Sat June 28, 2014

Mexican native deported from Buffalo

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Officials with the Buffalo office of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement have deported a man to Mexico.

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Investigators suspect connection between blazes
10:33 am
Sun June 22, 2014

Series of fires strike a single street

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A North Tonawanda Street has been the scene of a series of fires this weekend.

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Two victims being treated at ECMC
10:27 am
Sun June 22, 2014

Triple shooting takes one life

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A triple shooting on Buffalo's East Side has killed one man and sent two others to the hospital.

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Gas taken from county site for personal use
10:17 am
Sat June 21, 2014

County employee fired over theft of fuel

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A better than five month investigation has resulted in the firing of an Erie County Employee for the theft of fuel.

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Shooting occurred during birthday celebration
10:11 am
Sat June 21, 2014

Woman dies from injuries in apparent murder/suicide

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A Lancaster woman has died after suffering a gunshot wound inflicted by her boyfriend.

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Cocaine sales being made just offshore
10:03 am
Sat June 21, 2014

Boater bagged for dealing on the water

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A Buffalo boater has been arrested for selling cocaine from his watercraft.

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Reasons for open cases undisclosedl
10:52 am
Sun June 8, 2014

Audit shows state wage theft investigations increasing

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli
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A recent audit has raised questions about unfinished business with the Department of Labor.

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Car accident follows activation of signal
10:47 am
Sat June 7, 2014

Traffic light in Clarence does not deter trouble

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Safety measures taken at a dangerous intersection in Clarence have failed to eliminate accidents.

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Reddish colored SUV is suspected vehicle
10:24 am
Sat June 7, 2014

Alert in Olean for man attempting to lure girls into car

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Olean Police are putting the public on alert that reports have been made of a man attempting to lure young girls into his vehicle.

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Target of threat not identified
10:15 am
Sat June 7, 2014

Graffiti threat leads to student suspension

A Salamanca high school student has been suspended because of the threatening graffiti.

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Press Pass
8:00 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Press Pass: Local Senate primaries

WBFO's Chris Jamele and former Artvoice editor Geoff Kelly
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Local political aspirants and incumbents are preparing for fall balloting.

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West Seneca man guilty of killing his mother
11:46 am
Sat May 31, 2014

Conviction reached in year old murder case

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A conviction has been reached in a trial involving a man who killed his mother in her West Seneca home.

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Maximum blade height now 6 inches
11:37 am
Sat May 31, 2014

Allowable lawn length lowered in Cheektowaga

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Residents in Cheektowaga are facing stricter rules governing the allowable length of their lawns.

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Cultural
8:55 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Photography exhibit documents life in Africa

Old man. Lankien, South Sudan
Brendan Bannon

Buffalo native and Nairobi resident Brendan Bannon is a photojournalist in Africa, often on assignment for Doctors Without Borders, UNICEF and other international organizations. The New York Times, Popular Photography and others have published his works.

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Impaired and distracted drivers targeted
11:11 am
Sun May 25, 2014

Police patrols heightened during holiday weekend

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Governor Andrew Cuomo is announcing that local law enforcement agencies along with State Police will be increasing patrols on area roads over the holiday weekend.

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Bar manager surrendered to police
10:32 am
Sun May 18, 2014

Arrest made in Molly's Pub assault

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Buffalo Police have made an arrest in the brutal attack on an Air National Guard officer.

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