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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Buffalo Police are investigating the hit and run of a bicyclist that appears to be intentional.

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A stretch of the Kensington Expressway was closed early this morning due to a multi-vehicle accident.

Two shootings, one fatal, in Buffalo last night

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Buffalo Police are investigating a couple of shootings - one fatal - that happened Wednesday eevening.

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Across Western New York, farmers’ markets can be found in just about every community, and each one has its own style. In two Buffalo neighborhoods, markets cater to unique communities – ones without easy access to fresh fruits and vegetables.


Buffalo Police say two of their officers were injured apprehending suspects in a Thursday evening shooting.

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An overnight shooting brought Buffalo Police to the 700 block of Bailey Avenue.

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The Erie County Medical Center celebrated a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new state-of-the-art trauma center and emergency department. The new facility will replace its now-40-year-old predecessor when it opens in early 2020.

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Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is taking some heat for its security - or lack of it. However, the hospital says its security is "as good or better" than facilities of its same size and population.

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In this National Donate Life Month of April, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced "historic levels" of New Yorkers are now registered as organ donors. Getting the credit for the recent growth spurt is an executive order signed in 2017 that allows New Yorkers to register when applying for government benefits, licenses and other services.

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The weather was a little cold and windy Sunday on Grider Street, but the mood was warm and happy as Erie County Medical Center celebrated its first 100 years.


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A Lockport woman has been charged with violating Leandra's Law after an accident Friday evening.

A fire broke out at the parking lot of AMR headquarters on William Gaiter Parkway in Buffalo this morning.

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