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E- Cigarettes

Hearing Today As Erie County Studies E-Cig Regulations


(WBEN) Should E-Cigarettes be banned or regulated in Erie County?  The legislature is starting to study the idea with a fact finding meeting today
Airstrikes

US Begins Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria


The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in eastern Syria, and the U.S. undertook a separate, unilateral air attack on an al-Qaida affiliate

INSIDE: The Mission | ISIS Crisis Timeline
New Threat

Area Congressmen React to ISIS Threat


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As ISIS threatens to kill civilians of any nation that joins the US-led military coalition against it, area congressmen are reacting.
 
School Threat

OP Schools Bring In Extra Police After Threat


There will be an increased police presence today around Orchard Park Middle School
and throughout the Orchard Park school district after a threat was discovered Monday in a bathroom stall at the Middle School.
Soldiers Found

Three Missing Afghan Soldiers Stopped at Rainbow Bridge


Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN/AP) Three missing Afghan soldiers have been stopped at the Rainbow Bridge.
 
Nominated

Dolls, Games, Pots, Pans Up for Toy Hall of Fame


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Pots and pans and paper airplanes are among the 12 finalists for induction this year into the National Toy Hall of Fame.
 
Heavily Armed

Accused White House Intruder Armed in July Arrest


WASHINGTON (AP) - A former Army soldier accused of sprinting across the White House lawn and into the executive mansion was heavily armed when he was arrested by Virginia state troopers after a traffic stop in July.
 
Guilty Plea

Teen Admits to Rapes in Allentown


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A 16 year old who terrorized the Elmwood Allentown neighborhood for a week could spend 75 years behind bars.
 
Outbreak

Enterovirus D68 Case in WNY; Test Confirms WNY Case


Test results made public Monday confirm what had been previously thought: that Buffalo's Women and Childrens' Hospital has at least one  case of respiratory illnesses caused by an uncommon virus - Enterovirus D68.
Missing Soldiers

Missing Afghan Soldiers in Cape Cod And WNY


For the second weekend in a row,  Afghanistan soldiers in the United State for training
have gone missing.  A search is underway for two who have been lost from a base in Massachusetts, one week after two others left Virginia for the Buffalo area.
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