Marian Hetherly

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Livingston County Sheriff's Department

People in New York's Livingston County are on edge and classes at SUNY Geneseo have been canceled, as authorities search for a man suspected of pointing a gun at a police officer during a traffic stop.

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Buffalo Common Council Majority Leader David Rivera has issued a ststement, saying he has fired his political campaign treasurer and sent a formal complaint to the New York State Board of Elections.

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Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly accepted the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance Wednesdy night in Los Angeles. The award is presented to a "deserving member of the sporting world who has overcome great obstacles through perserverance and determination."

Buffalo Police have arrested a 23-year-old Buffalo man in connection with the death of a 2-year-old boy.

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Buffalo Police are investigating the hit and run of a bicyclist that appears to be intentional.

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The state agency that investigates inmate deaths is out with scathing findings in the death of India Cummings, the 27-year-old Lackawanna woman who died in the custody of the Erie County Holding Center in February 2016.

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A Buffalo man has been charged with a fatal shooting on I-190.

Sixteen members of the Kingsmen Motorcycle Club have now been convicted with the latest guilty plea Monday morning in U.S. District Court.

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The Erie County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a body that was found in Lake Erie on June 20.

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Buffalo's "Wing King" has partnered with Frank's RedHot to put an end to the ranch vs. blue cheese dressing debate. He couldn't believe there was no National Blue Cheese Dressing Day on the calendar, so he invented one.

A federal jury in New York has convicted key players of corruption in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Buffalo Billion' economic redevelopment program. 

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In the battle of man vs. beast, this time the beast lost. A wild black bear that has captured Western New York's attention on a journey around the region this summer has been "euthanized."

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is directing the state university system to continue policies that promote racial diversity among students after the Trump administration said the federal government will let schools leave race out of admission decisions.

The U.S. Attorney's Office says a member of Buffalo's Bailey Boys Gang has pleaded guilty to a 2012 murder.

Buffalo Police say two people have died from a shooting overnight in the city's Fruit Belt.

A single rollover crash in Sardinia Sunday sent five people to the hospital, including two children.

Town of Tonawanda investigators are trying to identify a man found dead in a burning pick-up truck.

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Democratic Lt. Gov. candidate Jumaane Williams used this weekend to do some campaigning in Western New York. The Brooklyn Councilmember is challenging current incumbent Kathy Hochul, saying he will be an independent advocate for all New Yorkers.

The New York State Public Service Commission has laid down the law to Charter Communications - the parent company of Spectrum - in a scathing order, for failing to meet the terms set when Charter acquired Time Warner Cable in 2016.

Buffalo Police say two of their officers were injured apprehending suspects in a Thursday evening shooting.

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A former Brockport kindergarten teacher has been sentenced to 13 years in federal prison for possessing and trading child pornography.

City of Buffalo

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown says the city has lost a true pioneer. The Hon. Barbara Merriweather Sims has died.

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Visit Buffalo Niagara has taken a page out of former Buffalo Bills Head Coach Marv Levy's playbook, premiering a new promotional video "Right Here, Right Now." VBN says it is meant to highlight "the natural beauty, civic vitality, entrepreneurial energy and reinvigorated sense of place found in Buffalo today."

Amherst Police Department

Amherst Police are reporting the death of a woman in their custody.

New York State Authorities Budget Office

The state body that reviews public authorities has censured Erie County Water Authority commissioners who served during 2016 and 2017. It is also recommending that any commissioner who served then and still remains on the board be replaced by the County Legislature.

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An open window still exists to see - and smell - the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens' stinkiest flower.

B12 Technologies

Many organizations turn to technology when they need a problem solved, but could technology prevent the death of a jail inmate with mental health issues? It is possible, but complicated.

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If you smell a very pungent aroma coming from South Buffalo, it's just Morty.

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A member of the Kingsmen Motorcycle Club has been sentenced to eight years in prison in connection with a drug and firearms ring operated by his South Buffalo chapter.

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Canisius College and Erie Community College are partnering to offer student housing.

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