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NY No Gun List

Who Can't Have Guns? NY Database of Mentally Ill Has 34,500 Names

The New York Times is reporting that more than 34,000 New Yorkers are on a list branding them as too mentally unstable to own guns, as part of New York's tough laws concerning mental health and firearms.

INSIDE: Read The NY Times story
Calls for Ban

Astorino Calls for Halt to Flights from Ebola-Stricken Nations

New York, NY (WBEN) Gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino says President Obama and Governor Cuomo need to stop flights coming into New York City's airports if they carry travelers who have been to nations impacted by the Ebola outbreak.
Jan. 13th Ceremony

Hasek's 39 to be Retired January 13th

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Hall of Fame goalie Dominik Hasek will return to Buffalo January 13th to see his number 39 raised to the rafters of First Niagara Center. That night, the Sabres will play Hasek's former team, the Detroit Red Wings.
Grad Alternative

New York Favors High School Graduation Options

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - New York students will have more ways to earn a high school diploma under a change approved by state education leaders.

NY Ballot Question Divides Government Watchdogs

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York voters will face a ballot question next month that if approved would create a commission to oversee redrawing the state's political map - a process that has long been criticized for being controlled by politics.
Molly's Pub

Molly's Pub Manager Hopes to Not Face Murder Charge

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Jeffrey Basil, the man accused of pushing William Sager down a flight of stairs at Molly's Pub in July, leading to his death, appeared in court Monday morning for a pre-trial hearing.
Restaurant Week

Dining Out? Local Restaurant Week Oct. 20- 26

Local Restaurant Week is about celebrating the local independently owned restaurants in Western New York and promoting our unique cultural scene, with discounts and special menus.

Ken-Ton Schools

Police Investigate Ken-Ton School Threat

Parents in the Ken-Ton school district were notified this past evening of a threat posted on social media. A high school student was accused of planning a violent act at Kenmore West High. Police determined it was a prank, posted by a student who attends private school.

INSIDE: Read The District's  Statement
Ship Safe

Monitoring Time Up: Fears in Dallas Easing

Ebola fears began to ease for some Monday as a monitoring period passed for those who had close contact with a victim of the disease and after a cruise ship scare ended with the boat returning to port
No WNY Hospitals

Why Are No WNY Hospitals on State Ebola Treatment List?

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Last week, Governor Cuomo announced eight hospitals across the state would be part of the Ebola response team. None of the hospitals are in Western New York, but one expert says it's not necessarily a state slight.
With Ebola and other viruses in the news, do you find yourself taking more steps to ward off germs and illness?
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