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On Sunday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his ninth proposal of the 2017 State of the State Address.

Following a train accident last week, Senator Charles Schumer is calling on federal authorities to test train engineers for sleep apnea.

Following the tragic shooting that killed five people and injured eight at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday afternoon, the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority has released a statement.


A lake effect snow warning remains in affect until 7 p.m. Sunday for Southern Erie, Chautauqua and Cattauraugus counties. A commercial traffic ban has been placed on the I-90 in both directions between Lackawanna and the Pennsylvania state line.

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Top Democrat and Republican members of the Senate and Assembly are not attending Governor Cuomo's State of the State Address.

A Tonawanda man faces charges after threatening a police officer with a knife Friday night.

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On Saturday U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer announced that congress passed the Promoting Travel, Commerce, and National Security Act of 2016.

A Miami, Florida man has plead guilty to trying to enter Canada with forged credit cards back in October.

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State police are warning against an identity phishing scam.

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Police have released the name of the person killed in Jamestown on Thanksgiving morning.

Police have confirmed that the deadly shooting at an Albany gay bar on Thanksgiving Day was not a hate crime.

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Three people were arrested at the Peace Bridge early Sunday morning.

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Thanksgiving Day is around the corner and police will be increasing road patrols through the holiday and holiday weekend.

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Election Day is on the horizon and candidates from each party are using their resources to gain the most support at the polls.

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The old Michael J. Dillon Courthouse will become the new home to the City of Buffalo Police and Fire Departments.

An East Amherst man is charged with DWI after a Saturday night accident.


An overnight shooting in Lockport leaves one man injured.

Two people are facing drug related charges after a Friday afternoon arrest in Jamestown.

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With only days before the Presidential election politicians are making their rounds to encourage support at the polls.

Buffalo Police are investigating a number of tire slashings that occurred on the city's west side Saturday morning.

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Over 40 World War II and Korean War veterans gathered at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport early Saturday morning preparing to leave for the nation's capital.

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A Jamestown man is facing multiple charges after police conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle parked on the wrong side of the street on Friday.

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State officials argue against claims that they aren't assisting enough to improve New York's 911 system.

Buffalo police are investigating two shootings that occurred over the weekend.

A dead body was discovered in a Buffalo neighborhood Sunday morning.

A memorial service was held on Saturday for one of the victims killed in last Sunday's tragic plane crash in North Collins.

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Brian Higgins say there needs to be further review before more liquid radioactive waste is transported over the Peace Bridge into New York State by tractor trailer.

Two pilots and a passenger were killed Sunday morning in a mid-air crash between two planes in North Collins. The planes took off from the Hamburg Airport headed to St. Mary, Pennsylvania.

A teenager was stabbed to death on Saturday night on the 1700 block of Genesee street.

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A Niagara Falls man becomes unresponsive after getting arrested Saturday afternoon.