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A local New York State Trooper who was killed in an accident more than two years ago is being honored for his gift of organ donation.

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Republican Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard was re-elected to a third term Tuesday,  declaring victory over challengers Richard Dobson and Bert Dunn. County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw enjoyed a comfortable win over Democrat Kevin Gaughan.

McCarthy weighs Dunn's impact on Sheriff's race

Oct 29, 2013

While three candidates remain in the race for Erie County Sheriff, the most visible campaign may belong to Bert Dunn who is running on the Law and Order Party line.

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The three candidates for Erie County Sheriff debated the issues Tuesday morning at St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute.

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The race for Erie County sheriff became more interesting Monday with the loser in the Democratic primary saying he will stay in the race.

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Erie County Elections Commissioner Ralph Mohr says based on this week's canvass of the primary election, it is "highly improbable" there will be any change to last Tuesday's results.

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In a low-turnout primary election, retired Erie County Sheriff's Lieutenant Richard Dobson is about 600 votes ahead of Sheriff's Lieutenant Bert Dunn, the endorsed Democratic candidate. But Dunn is not conceding.

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Erie County Democratic Chairman Jeremy Zellner says a rival party faction has violated state election law, and he wants an investigation. 

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As Erie County Democrats search for a candidate for sheriff, a retired sergeant is tossing his hat into the ring.