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Mishandling of gun suspected in tragic mishap
12:07 pm
Sun October 19, 2014

Medina student in accidental shooting identified

Seal of the Village of Medina
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The Orleans County Sheriff's Office has identified Jacob Stahl as the victim in what is being termed an accidental shooting on Friday.

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Chemical mixture in lab leads to blast
11:53 am
Sun October 19, 2014

Explosion at U of R injures students

University of Rochester
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Three University of Rochester students were hospitalized after an explosion at the school yesterday.

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Individual tracking can be invasion of privacy
11:45 am
Sun October 19, 2014

Schumer working to limit GPS tracking

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer
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New York Senator Charles Schumer is moving to propose legislation that would limit the use of GPS trackers.

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Order seeks clear communication and protocols
11:27 am
Sat October 18, 2014

State directive for handling Ebola cases issued

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The New York State Acting Commissioner of Health, Dr. Howard Zucker, has issued a directive regarding the handling of Ebola cases in the state.

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Invited on trip by Defense Secretary Hagel
10:30 am
Sun September 28, 2014

Cuomo makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

Governor Cuomo meets with a member of the New York Army National Guard in Afghanistan.
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Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Afghanistan for a surprise visit.

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Problems can arise during power outage
10:08 am
Sat September 27, 2014

Kidde recalls smoke alarms,CO detectors

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A recall of some Kidde safety products is being enacted according to the manufacturer.

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Easily defeats Manna in vote
12:43 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

Zellner retains post as Democratic Chairman

Erie County Democratic Party Chairman Jeremy Zellner
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More than 1,000 Democratic Committee members gathered in Lackawanna on Saturday to vote on candidates for Chairman of the Erie County Democratic Committee.

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Five firefighters injuried at scene
12:26 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

North Buffalo fire displaces family

Fire at 139 Lovering Avenue near Tacoma in north Buffalo.
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Buffalo firefighters were called to a smoky blaze in North Buffalo Saturday night.

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Heavy damage suffered; estimates to come
12:19 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

Fire in Falls finally under control

A fire crew fights the blaze at Greenpac Mill in Niagara Falls
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Windy conditions helped turn a Niagara Falls industrial fire into a challenge for firefighters on Saturday.

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Stricter charges to follow multiple offenses
11:26 am
Sat September 20, 2014

Stiffer DWI penalties on tap

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Drivers with multiple DWI offenses will be facing stiffer penalties come November first.

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Names of local heroes engraved in granite
10:42 am
Sun September 14, 2014

Iraq-Afghanistan Memorial unveiled

The Iraq-Afghanistan Memorial
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A five-year long effort to memorialize Western New Yorkers who gave their lives during conflicts in the Middle East has come to fruition.

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Attack came outside of police barracks
10:13 am
Sat September 13, 2014

PA state trooper killed another injured in shooting

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A late Friday night shooting in Northeastern Pennsylvania has taken the life of one state trooper and has injured another.

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Both victims found with gunshot wounds
11:28 am
Sat September 6, 2014

Two killed overnight near motorcycle clubhouse

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The investigation continues into an overnight shooting that killed two men in North Tonawanda early this morning.

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American Singles were stored improperly
11:37 am
Sun August 31, 2014

Kraft recalls cheese product

The Kraft Foods Group, Inc. is recalling thousands of cases of its American Singles cheese product.

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Singer ousted from Toronto-based group
11:14 am
Sat August 30, 2014

Bon Jovi out as Bills buyer

Bon Jovi Free Zone Sign
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There has been a signficant change in the Toronto-based investment team that is pursuing purchasing the Buffalo Bills.

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Wyoming County man accused in child sex case
11:09 am
Sat August 30, 2014

Father arrested in daughter's death faces new charges

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New charges are being filed against a Wyoming County man who already faces a charge in the death of his daughter.

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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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