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Riot Pictures

PICTURES: Riots in Baltimore After Funeral


Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned a man who died after being in police custody.
Baltimore

Riots in Baltimore Raise Questions of Police Response


BALTIMORE (WBEN/AP) -Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was asked why she waited hours to ask the governor to declare a state of emergency, while the governor himself hinted she should have come to him earlier.
GOV. ELIOT SPITZER RESIGNATION ASSEMBLY SPEAKER SHELDON SILVER
Indictment #2

Former Assembly Speaker Silver In Court on Fresh Charges


Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is scheduled to enter a plea to the latest version of a criminal indictment that led him to step down from his powerful post. The Democrat is set to enter a plea in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday.
Supreme Court

Supreme Court Considers Gay Marriage Case Involving WNY Adoption



 ALSO INSIDE: It's been almost four years since same sex marriage was legalized in New York State and for one local business, it means everything -- to the founder and she says, the city of Niagara Falls
2016 Race

Where The Presidential Contenders Stand on Gay Marriage


The Supreme Court has thrust the issue of same-sex marriage back into the spotlight - and onto the 2016 presidential campaign.

INSIDE: Views from 14 contenders
Thruway Crash

WATCH: Dash-cam Video of Driver Causing Thruway Crash at Batavia




Batavia, N.Y. (WBEN) --  The video shows a Chevy Camaro trying to pass on the left shoulder before causing a three-vehicle crash.
Fatal Stabbing

Buffalo Woman Pleads Not Guilty in Death of Son



Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- The North Buffalo woman accused of stabbing and killing her 7-year-old son pleads not guilty by reason of mental disease. Jessica Murphy, 30, told police after the May 2014 incident she was "saving him from hell."
Start-Up NY

5 Companies, 39 Jobs Setting Up Near UB via Start-Up NY




Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- The governor's office is touting the addition of 17 new companies in the Start-UP New York initiative.
Marathon Bomber

Boston Marathon Bomber's Lawyer Urges Jury to Spare His Life



BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev urged a jury Monday to spare the young man's life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led astray by his radicalized and belligerent older brother.
Canalside

Canals Almost Complete at Canalside; Opening in May


(WBEN) Work to put the Canals in Canalside is expected to be complete by the fall, after a series of delays and a pending lawsuit.
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