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Resignation?

Calls for Sheldon Silver's Resignation Increase


ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Control of New York's state Assembly hangs in the balance as longtime Speaker Sheldon Silver fights to stay in charge amid federal corruption charges.
New Development

Deflategate: Was it the Locker Room Attendant?


Boston, Mass. (WBEN/AP) - Was it the locker room attendant who is responsible for the deflated footballs behind what is now know as "deflategate"?  The NFL's probe into whether the New England Patriots used deliberately under-inflated footballs against the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship game has focused on a locker room attendant.
Downgraded

Northeast Storm: Downgraded but Still Dangerous


NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen.
Priest Abuse

Clergy Abuse Cases Hard To Investigate


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Later today, we'll hear from two Western New Yorkers who claim they were abused by clergy in their teens. They'll ask Pope Francis to investigate the Buffalo Catholic Diocese.
 
Robert Kraft

Deflategate: Robert Kraft Delivers Strong Defense of Patriots


CHANDLER, Ariz. (WBEN/P) -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft made a strong defense Monday night of his team's actions and integrity regarding the NFL's investigation into under-inflated footballs being used in the AFC championship game.
NYC Travel Ban

Cuomo: Storm-Related Travel Ban on Roads, Subway Shut Down


NEW YORK (AP) - New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a storm-related travel ban will go into effect on all roads in 13 counties including New York City and Long Island at 11 p.m., along with a shutdown of the city's subway system and commuter rails.
 
Snow Leopard Dies

Zoo Loses Male Snow Leopard


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo Zoo is mourning the passing of its male snow leopard Dwaine.
 
Called to Resign

Calls for Ouster of NY Assembly Speaker Increase


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The once-mighty speaker of the New York state Assembly is fighting to stay in power amid widening calls for his resignation in the wake of federal corruption charges.
 
State of Emerg.

Cuomo Declares Emergency as NYC Area Snowstorm Moves In


NEW YORK (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo warns that conditions during the snowstorm will be "dangerous and difficult."
 
Name Pulled

Poloncarz Drops Danker-Maurer Nomination for Mental Health Commissioner


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz has withdrawn Carol Dankert-Maurer's name for consideration as Mental Health Commissioner. Majority Legislators received word Monday.
 
Poll
How would you rate the planning for and reaction to the northeast storm?
  Overkill! Closings, and bans should happen on a need-be basis.
  Appropriate. Better safe than sorry!
 
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