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A citizen's call of four men with a gun Thursday led to a police chase through Buffalo's East Side and Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Cheektowaga. When it ended on Harlem Road, four suspects were in custody and one police officer was at Erie County Medical Center in critical condition.

Two occupants of a dump truck were injured, one seriously, after their vehicle tipped onto its side late Wednesday afternoon in Niagara Falls.

Niagara Falls stabbing victim dies

Dec 17, 2020

The victim in a stabbing attack Tuesday evening in Niagara Falls has died from his injuries.

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Buffalo Police are continuing to investigate an early Saturday morning shooting that sent a male victim to the hospital.

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NFTA Transit Police are interviewing witnesses to a fatal stabbing that occurred Friday night inside a bus at the Ellicott Street bus station.

First responders took part in a special tribute to nurses at several Buffalo hospitals on Wednesday.

A two-alarm morning fire proved fatal to two residents in Buffalo's University District.

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Dignitaries gathered inside Erie County Medical Center Friday for the formal dedication of the main hospital building's new atrium.


An Amherst Police vehicle was involved in a serious car accident just before midnight on Friday.

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Jody Lomeo is leaving as head of Western New York's largest healthcare provider. The Kaleida Health President and CEO issued a system-wide email Tuesday morning, saying this last year of his contract will be his last year as CEO.

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Erie County Medical Center's Immunodeficiency Clinic is medical ground zero for those who are infected with HIV. There was a time when it was the center of death, as hundreds of local residents died under the pressure of the retro-virus. However, people today are living much longer with the illness.

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As World AIDS Day is remembered, so do survivors remember the early days of the AIDS epidemic.

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Erie County Medical Center held a symbolic topping-off ceremony for its new $58 million trauma and emergency room on Tuesday.

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The annual Artie Awards, which honors the best of Buffalo theater, isn't just an excuse to get dressed up for a fun night on the town. It also serves a greater purpose and this year, that purpose was to raise funds for ECMC's HIV/AIDS and Immunodeficiency Clinic.

Health disparities among African Americans in Erie County is a topic which is gaining steam among local leaders. At the second annual Igniting Hope Conference, held this past weekend, one of the main ideas was on how to get disparate groups, all working towards the same goal of improving the social determinants of health among African Americans, all at the table and working cohesively. To that end, Erie County Medical Center Corporation is providing $372,000 to help create the Buffalo Center for African American Health Equity.

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A three-year, $43 million project is getting underway at Erie County Medical Center to replace approximately 4,100 windows and repaint the exterior of the hospital's main building, the largest on campus.

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A pair of Buffalo Police patrol cars were involved in accidents today.

The government shutdown has turned attention to the waiver process used by physicians who want to prescribe Suboxone to people addicted to opioids. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) warned over the weekend that the shutdown could impact the treatment of opioid patients, but the Drug Enforcement Administration disputes that claim.

The Erie County District Attorney's Office has charged a City of Tonawanda man with attempted murder and assault after allegedly setting his ex-girlfriend on fire last month.

The number of Erie County recipients on Medicaid shows a stabilization. However, that doesn't mean costs will stabilize.


An early morning shooting Saturday in Buffalo's University District left one man dead.

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One of Buffalo's most visible decaying buildings is on track to come down, perhaps before the snow flies.

A bizarre turn of events early Thursday morning on the Kensington Expressway has left one motorist dead and three other people injured.

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This year's annual Artie Awards were so successful as a fundraiser for Erie County Medical Center's Immunodeficiency Services Department, the money raised was double last year's.

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A armed robbery suspect is out of surgery and is expected to survive Monday morning, after Erie County Sheriff's deputies shot him coming out of a convenient store in Springville.


The New York State Comptroller's Office is giving ECMC a favorable review regarding problems found during a previous audit.

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Buffalo Police say two more men were struck by gunfire on Grape Street, in the city's Fruit Belt, Thursday about 9:30 p.m. in what appears to be a "targeted" attack.

A 94-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder for shooting inside an assisted living facility.

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Buffalo Police took a 94-year-old man into custody, after he fired a gun within Mary Agnes Manor on Porter Avenue Wednesday.

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Buffalo Police have arrested two men in connection with the shooting of an off-duty police officer and another man.