Earthquake

7.9 Earthquake Ravages Nepal; Hundreds Dead, History Crumbles, Everest Shaken




KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 718 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest.
City Honors

Washington Post: City Honors No. 1 School in Northeast



Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- In its ranking of the "most challenging" schools in America, City Honors was picked by the Washington Post as the top in the Northeast which extends from Maine to Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Bruce Jenner

Bruce Jenner: "I am a Woman"


NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner says that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman."
Wheatfield Shots

Sheriff: Deputy's Use of Force Justified


Wheatfield, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Sheriff Jim Voutour and District Attorney Michael Violante say the use of force by Deputy Joe Tortorella in last week's shootout in Wheatfield was justified. With the suicide of gunman Duane Bores, Jr., they consider the case closed.
 
Roaming Buffalo

Loose Buffaloes that Crossed New York Highway Are Being Shot


COEYMANS, N.Y. (AP) -- The escape of a small herd of buffalo from a farm is ending badly, with the animals being shot after crossing the New York State Thruway.
 
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