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Therapy animals are being used more and more with children and adults dealing with stressful medical issues.

Man injured in Buffalo drive-by shooting

Aug 6, 2017

Buffalo Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that happened Sunday afternoon.

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The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that happened in the the Town of Hartland Sunday evening.

Buffalo police are investigating a hit-and-run that occurred around 12:30 p.m. Saturday in a parking lot on the 2500 block of Main Street.

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It's been a busy week for the information technology department at Erie County Medical Center. Days after an online attack, they're restoring computer services to the hospital.


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Sentencing has been delayed for a Niagara County teenager charged in a tire recycling plant fire that killed his friend.

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The region's trauma center is battling a virus. It caused Erie County Medical Center to shut down its computer system several days ago. And law enforcement is investigating.  


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The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority says a 26-year-old Kenmore woman suffered non-life threatening injuries Wednesday after she jumped onto Metro Rail tracks in front of an arriving train at the University station.

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An estimated 1800 to 1900 cardiovascular patients in Niagara County traveled to Erie County and beyond last year to seek the care they needed. Thanks to a newly opened cardiac catheterization lab, that number should drop significantly.


Shooting on Buffalo eastside injures two

Feb 25, 2017

Two men were shot Friday afternoon on the city's east side.

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A year after India Cummings died at Erie County Medical Center, protestors were at the door of the Erie County Holding Center protesting her death and demanding changes. The lawyer for her family says the cause of death after 17 days in the Holding Center are now clear.

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A new partnership is uniting members of the medical and legal fields together in a new service opening within the walls of Erie County Medical Center. The MedLaw Cancer Partnership of Western New York will provide free legal advice to qualified patients.

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In a day of complicated maneuvering, Erie County legislators killed a plan to refinance the debt of Erie County Medical Center, then sent back to committee a separate plan to borrow $100 million for the hospital using the county's credit rating. It was a day of attacks - some personal - and so much parliamentary maneuvering regarding the entangled finances of Erie County and ECMC even legislators were sometimes lost.

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Increased activity helped Erie County Medical Center finish 2016 with strong results.


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Buffalo Police say a 10-year-old boy was struck by a Buffalo Police car at Niagara Street and Porter Avenue Tuesday morning.

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The NFTA said an African-American male in his mid 30's appeared to be hit by a train.

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Four Buffalo Firefighters were injured while battling an overnight blaze.

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A rash of attacks in the University Heights area has residents on edge.

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An overnight shooting has Buffalo Police on the scene.

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Recovering from an illness can take toughness - ECMC says Jim Kelly toughness. in that spirit, the medical center dedicated its new “Kelly Tough Room” Tuesday.

Buffalo Shootings injure two

Oct 16, 2016

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

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A licensed practical nurse at Erie County Medical Center has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a person with special needs in his care.

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One man was killed and another seriously injured in a high speed car crash near Martin Luther King, Jr. Park last night.

Saturday night shootings send two to hospital

Sep 4, 2016
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Buffalo Police are investigating two Saturday night shootings.

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Buffalo Police had a busy holiday weekend. Monday night at Canalside, they had to break up several skirmishes as well as investigate unconfirmed reports of gunshots. Police were also called to no less than four shooting incidents within a 90-minute span late Sunday into early Monday morning.

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Gunfire erupted during a large gathering on the first block of Durham Avenue in the City of Buffalo early Saturday morning, sending three people to the hospital.

Shooting leaves teenage boy in critical condition

May 29, 2016
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Buffalo police are investigating a shooting that occurred late Saturday night.

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Three people escaped an early-morning house fire on Moselle Avenue between East Ferry and Box in Buffalo. One of the three had to be rescued and is in critical condition at Erie County Medical Center.

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A shooting late Saturday night has hospitalized one man. Buffalo Police are investigating the incident that occurred just before midnight.

It's a dubious distinction that health advocates are working to change.

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