Marian Hetherly

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Tick...tick...tick... New Yorkers have until midnight tonight to file their income taxes.

Buffalo Bills

The Buffalo Bills have released their 2016 regular season schedule. It opens Sunday, September 11, with the Bills taking on Head Coach Rex Ryan's former team, the Baltimore Ravens, including former teammates Joe Flacco and Tyrod Taylor, in Baltimore.

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Governor Cuomo says the economics that go with professional mixed martial arts can be a knockout for New York's economy. Joined by Ultimate Fighting Championship ex-champions Ronda Rousey and Chris Weidman, Cuomo signed legislation officially ending the state's ban on the sport.

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Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz held a town hall meeting in Amherst Thursday. He immediately took on a question about his comment about "New York values" and then drew cheers from the audience of about 300 invited guests when he declared, "we will beat Donald Trump in Cleveland."

The Erie County Sheriff's office is investigating a fatal crash in the Town of Colden. It happened Tuesday afternoon on Center Road, between Blanchard and Partridge roads.

Two new polls out before Tuesday's New York presidential primary show Donald Trump the Republican frontrunner and Hillary Clinton leading her Democratic opponent.

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Can you hear me now? Apparently not. Verizon workers are on strike this morning as contract talks remain at an impasse.

Re-Tree WNY

A group that was formed to replace trees lost in a Buffalo snowstorm 10 years ago says it's getting close to achieving its goal. 

Buffalo Sabres

While 16 NHL teams are getting ready for the playoffs, the Buffalo Sabres are looking ahead to next year after missing the post-season for the fifth straight year. Still, General Manager Tim Murray carried an optimistic tone into Monday's season-ending press conference.

Buffalo Beauts

Paige Harrington is the first player to sign a contract with the Buffalo Beauts for the 2016-2017 season.

Update your calendars. The Trump for President rally at First Niagara Center is moving to Monday, April 18 at 7 p.m., instead of Sunday, April 17.

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Erie County Sheriff deputies responded to a residence on Old Goodrich Road in Clarence around 6:40 p.m. Sunday, after concerned family members could no longer contact the male subject who had made alarming statements.  

Drug Enforcement Administration

Got drugs? Want to get rid of them - safely? West Seneca Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration are giving the public an opportunity to rid their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

A Niagara Falls man has been convicted of possessing child pornography and sentenced to 60 months in prison.

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Upstate New York airports will compete for a share of $200 million in state funding.

Three Buffalo State students are accused of running a scheme to steal identities and create bogus credit and debit cards.

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A Cheektowaga woman has pleaded guilty for her role in an identity theft ring that stole hundreds of thousands of dollars through unauthorized credit card charges. 

Average retail gasoline prices are rising faster in Buffalo than elsewhere across the country.

Buffalo Police are investigating an early afternoon shooting incident that occurred Sunday in the first block of Worchester Place near Leroy Avenue. Officers responded to the call just after 1:30 p.m.

The two Buffalo police officers hospitalized with injuries in a rollover accident have been released from ECMC.

Cheektowaga Police

Cheektowaga Police need your help identifying the persons of interest who gained access and damaged washing machines at a local laundromat.

Plantasia Garden and Landscape show opens today at 10 a.m. at the Fairgrounds Event Center in Hamburg. This year's theme is "Plantasia Rocks" and is intended to be the inspiration for garden designs.

Jamestown police are investigating a fatal car-pedestrian accident.

The 16-year-old male victim of an early-morning shooting on Buffalo's East Side has been treated and released from ECMC.

A Niagara Falls police officer is hospitalized after his patrol car slammed into a retail business.

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Steven B. Sample, who served as the University at Buffalo's president from 1982 to 1991, has died. He was 75 years old.

Buffalo Police have found a missing teenager, but are asking for the public’s help locating her brother.

Erie County's 911 system is working again. Erie County Legislator Ed Rath is thanking everyone who worked hard to quickly fix this issue, but as Public Safety Chair, says he has many questions.

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Hundreds of mourners said their last goodbyes to former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who laid in repose Monday at the city hall he dominated for years.

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