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Upheld

NYSAFE Challenge Struck Down


Albany, NY (WBEN) A state supreme court judge says a procedural maneuver leading to the approval of the NYSAFE Act is constitutional.
 
New Candidate

Vacant 143rd Assembly Seat has First Candidate


Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) - After Dennis Gabryszak resigned from office following allegations of sexual harassment, there was no special election to name a replacement for the 143rd District.
Carl Paladino
No Trump, But...

Paladino Drops "Draft Trump" Movement


Carl Paladino says Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino would make a "great governor" but says he will only win if he appeals to the party's conservative base.  

INSIDE: Paladino's Open Letter to The GOP Chair.

 
Petitions Filed

15 Candidates File Petitions for Buffalo School Board


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo School Board elections are three weeks away, and 15 candidates have turned in petitions to run. The Erie County Board of Elections says at least four have objections.
 
Draft Lottery

Sabres to Pick 2nd Overall in 2014


Toronto, ON (WBEN) -  The Buffalo Sabres hold the second overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, after the Florida Panthers won the Draft Lottery.
Charged

Corrections Officer Charged with Sex with Inmate


Mayville, NY (WBEN) We've learned a Chautauqua County corrections officer has been charged with 3rd degree sexual act.
 
One Year Later

Solemn Tributes Mark Boston Marathon Bombing


BOSTON (AP) -- Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over Boston's resilience in the face of a terror attack.
 
CPS Reform

Poloncarz Proposes CPS Improvements


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is introducing a comprehensive reform package to protect children statewide. He says there are 19 reforms to help keep children safe.
 
Seeking Advice

Trump Asking for Local Advice on Possible Bills Bid


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Though not running for governor, Donald Trump is in touch with Western New York leaders about a different kind of bid, a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills.
 
Guilty

Jury Convicts Rochester-Area Woman in Gun Trial


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A jury has returned a guilty verdict in the trial of a woman charged with buying the guns a man used to kill two suburban Rochester volunteer firefighters on Christmas Eve 2012.
 
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