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January 08, 2017 - 9:57 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday night in the city's Fillmore District. The shooting occurred just after 9:30 in the 800 block Fillmore Avenue. The victim, a 24-year-old male was taken to ECMC and is in serious condition. Anyone with information...
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January 08, 2017 - 2:34 am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A truck rammed into a group of Israeli soldiers who were disembarking from a bus in Jerusalem Sunday, killing four people and wounding 15 others, Israeli police and rescue services said. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the truck veered off course and rammed into the group. She...
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January 08, 2017 - 2:26 am
By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- Like many governors, New York's Andrew Cuomo wasn't known for granting clemency. Until last week. In a single day, the Democrat pardoned 101 people convicted as teenagers of nonviolent crimes and granted clemency to a dozen other people -...
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January 08, 2017 - 1:06 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- The Iraq war veteran accused of killing five travelers and wounding six others at a busy international airport in Florida was charged Saturday and could face the death penalty if convicted. Esteban Santiago, 26, told investigators that he planned the attack, buying a...
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January 08, 2017 - 12:57 am
ATLANTA (AP) -- In a post-9/11 world, American airports have taken all sorts of steps to keep travelers safe. But significant vulnerabilities remain. The attack that killed five people Friday at the Fort Lauderdale airport raised concerns about how to further protect travelers and what place...
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January 08, 2017 - 12:43 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Brian Gionta scored midway in the third period and the Buffalo Sabres rallied to defeat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Saturday. Ryan O'Reilly added a goal and an assist and has four points in two games since returning from an appendectomy. Marcus Foligno and Zemgus Girgensons had...
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January 07, 2017 - 1:39 am
Cambria, N.Y. (WBEN) - Niagara County Sheriff's Deputies were involved in a car chase in the Town of Cambria Friday night. Authorities say during a traffic stop, Amy Kling, 43, allegedly drove her car away which resulted in a chase involving several deputies. Speeds registered around 40 miles per...
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January 07, 2017 - 12:41 am
The man police say opened fire with a gun from his checked baggage at a Florida airport had a history of mental health problems - some of which followed his military service in Iraq - and was receiving psychological treatment at his home in Alaska, his relatives said Friday after the deadly...
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January 07, 2017 - 12:25 am
CLEVELAND (WBEN/AP) -- Crews searching Lake Erie on Friday found what may be human remains on a seat from a plane that was carrying six people when it disappeared more than a week ago. Officials said Friday night that the remains were being analyzed by a medical examiner to determine if they are...
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January 06, 2017 - 7:52 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- Top state lawmakers in New York are skipping Gov. Andrew Cuomo's state of the state addresses in an unusually public display of the tensions between legislators and the Democratic governor. Democratic Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Republican Assembly Minority Leader Brian...
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