US Army

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Sixty-seven years after his death, a Buffalo native has received a half-dozen medals - including the Purple Heart - for his service in the Korean War.


The New York Times is reporting the death of America's first female Army general. A native of Buffalo, Anna Mae Hays died of a heart attack at the age of 97 in Washington.

Senator Catharine Young

In a ceremony complete with full military honors, Sergeant Kevin W. White was posthumously remembered Monday with the dedication of the bridge on U.S. Route 20, between Oak Street and South Portage Street in the Town of Westfield.

The US Army has officially identified the death of Private Thomas Lavrey as a murder.

Lavrey, a soldier hailing from Machias, New York, was found unresponsive in his Fort Riley quarters on Sunday. Investigators found stab wounds on the body.

Authorities are still reviewing the case and autopsy results have not been made public.