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Fatal Fire

BREAKING: 2 Dead in East Side Fire

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- Fire crews reported to the structure at 392 Curtiss Street near the Central Terminal at about 4:30 Saturday morning.
Zemgus Girgensons, Evander Kane
3 on 3 OT

WBEN Extra: NHL Fans Adapt to 3 on 3 OT

ARLINGTON, Va. (WBEN/AP) -- Count Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen among those around the NHL taking a wait-and-see approach when it comes to the league's new 3-on-3 overtime.

Falls Mayoral Hopefuls Square Off in Debate

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster and challenger John Accardo dueled for a half hour in a debate.
Unity Island

New Signage Identifies Newly-Named Unity Island

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A new sign was unveiled in the City of Buffalo that identifies the newly-named Unity Island.

Rally to Protest Riverbend Hiring Changes

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - At a protest outside the soon to be Solar City plant at Riverbend, community activists gathered to bring to light the reduction of minority and women hiring goals.
LeSean McCoy, Percy Harvin, Robert Woods
Out Longer

Bills Running Back McCoy Says He Could Miss 3 More Games

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy says he could miss another three games because of a pulled left hamstring.
Campus Shooting

1 Fatally Shot at Texas Southern University Housing Complex

HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston Police say one person is dead and another wounded after a shooting at a Texas Southern University housing complex.
Guilty Plea

Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty in Hatchet Attack on Girlfriend

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Prosecutors say a 50-year-old Buffalo man has pleaded guilty to charges related to a hatchet attack on his girlfriend and an assault on her 11-year-old daughter.

NY minimum wage push spurs US debate, faces hurdles at home

(AP) New York's plan to give fast-food workers a $15 minimum hourly wage is spurring similar efforts in other states even as Gov. Andrew Cuomo's effort to enact a $15 wage for all workers faces vocal opposition at home.
Newt Gingrich

GOP Speaker Solution: Return of Newt Gingrich?

There is a suggestion being raised that the GOP could resolve it's dilemma over who should be the next Speaker of the House of Representatives, by turning once again to former Speaker Newt Gingrich.  Or Paul Ryan. Or Someone Else.


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