Officer Down

Sheriff's Officer Beaten at Traffic Stop on Grand Island


 A Grand Island man is charged with attempted murder of a police officer, accused of shutting an officer's hand in his car window at a traffic stop, and then beating the officer with the help of an alleged attack from his girlfriend and a pit-bull. The suspect had been chrged with making previous threats against the same officer in July.
Big Duck

World's Largest Rubber Duck Comes to Buffalo



The World's Largest Rubber Duck will call Buffalo's waterfront its bathtub for the weekend.
A packed auditorium at Buffalo State College's Burchfield-Penney Art Center

Erie County DA Candidates Debate Range of Issues




Buffalo, N.Y . (WBEN) -- Four candidates for Erie County district attorney exchange barbs in a debate Thursday night.
Charged

Rio police charge Lochte with false report of robbery


RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
 
Sheldon Silver
Free on Bail

Judge: New York ex-Assembly Speaker remains free for now


NEW YORK (AP) - A judge says former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver can remain free until at least late October while he appeals his conviction and 12-year prison sentence.
 
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