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Missed Saturday game; Meeting team officials today
10:55 am
Sun August 24, 2014

Buffalo Bills release Alan Branch

The Buffalo Bills have released veteran defensive lineman Alan Branch one day after he was arrested for drunk driving.

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Multi-year plan begins at end of Bisons' season
10:31 am
Sat August 23, 2014

Improvements planned for downtown ballpark

Coca Cola Field
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A multi-year plan to renovate Coca Cola Field has been released.

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Focus on Lakeview Animal Sancutary workers
10:15 am
Sat August 23, 2014

Rabies alert issued in Niagara County

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The Niagara County Health Department is issuing a rabies alert for anyone who worked at the Lakeview Animal Sanctuary over the past six months.

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Florida resident cited in collision
10:57 am
Sun August 10, 2014

Vehicle accident injures Sheriffs Deputy

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A Niagara County Sheriffs Deputy was injured in a car accident on Saturday morning.

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School tax refunds also being calculated
12:03 pm
Sat August 9, 2014

Tax rebates planned for homeowners

The Capitol in Albany
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A pair of tax rebate plans will begin benefiting New York State homeowners in September.

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Man accused in assault on 8-year-old girl
11:54 am
Sat August 9, 2014

Sexual predator tied to 2013 rape case

Erie County Holding Center
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A repeat sexual predator is being held at the Erie County Holding Center after an arrest on Thursday.

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Plans to follow sale process to completion
11:48 am
Sun August 3, 2014

Cuomo sends message: Keep Bills in Buffalo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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A statement has just been released from Governor Cuomo's office regarding the sale of the Buffalo Bills.

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Guildelines would control use and protect privacy
10:43 am
Sun August 3, 2014

Schumer pushes for controls on domestic drones

US Senator Charles Schumer
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New York State Senator Charles Schumer is calling for new federal regulations in governing the use of privately owned drone aircraft.

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Investigations continue; more arrests possible
10:31 am
Sun August 3, 2014

Fifteen arrests for welfare fraud in Niagara County

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A series of investigations into welfare fraud in Niagara County have resulted in a number of arrests.

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Change boosts prosecution of "revenge porn"
11:27 am
Sat August 2, 2014

Governor funds victim assistance; toughens Privacy Law

Governor Andrew Cuomo
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Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced funding for programs and services that assist the victims of crimes.

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Secluded targets becoming common
11:16 am
Sat August 2, 2014

Thieves strike Clarence farm

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A Clarence farm is the latest in a disturbing trend of rural burglaries.

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Wording in reward offer questioned
11:11 am
Sat August 2, 2014

Lawsuit threatened over City Grill shooting reward

City Grill
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A battle is brewing over reward money connected to the arrest of the shooter in the 2010 City Grill massacre.

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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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Local
3:40 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Catholic Charities exceeds 2014 Appeal goal

Catholic Charities officials announce the results of its 2014 Appeal.
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The Diocese of Buffalo announced Monday the results of its 90th annual Catholic Charities Appeal. The organization exceeded its $10.8 million goal by collecting cash and donations of just over $11 million.

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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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Focus on Education
2:15 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

New program seeks to prepare students for manufacturing careers

Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy.
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A new program has been created to prepare students for careers in advanced manufacturing. Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy was in Buffalo Wednesday to announce the plan to create an advanced manufacturing early college program at Burgard High School.

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Local
6:00 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Teen pleads not guilty to murder, sex charges in Al-Shammari killing

13-year-old Jean Sanchez during his arraignment in Erie County Court.
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The 13-year-old boy charged with murdering Ameer Al-Shammari has pleaded not guilty. Jean Sanchez was arraigned in Erie County Court Tuesday.

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