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Blizzard

NYC Mayor: Storm Could be Worst City has Seen


NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the snowstorm bearing down on the Northeast could be among the worst the city has ever seen.

The National Weather Service has a blizzard warning in effect for the New York and Boston areas starting Monday night.
Greek Vote

Greece Electoral Results


ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A radical left-wing party that is demanding an end to Greece's painful austerity measures won Sunday's parliamentary elections.
Nighclub

Mayor Shuts Down Another Nightclub


(WBEN)  Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown is again shutting down an establishment in the proximity of a violent shooting. The mayor's office issued a cease and desist order for Impulse nightclub on Washington. A man was shot near the club Saturday morning, and police think it was linked to a fight in the nightclub.
Fatal

Icy Weather


(WBEN)  Roads iced up Saturday afternoon, causing hundreds of crashes around Western New York. There was one fatality reported in Royalton. A vehicle slid across the center line of Akron Road and rammed into oncoming traffic. The driver who went over the line was injured, the other driver was dead at the scene
 
Shooting

Former Buffalo Man shot his family, killing 3, then killed himself


NEW YORK (AP/WBEN) -- In the quiet of a pre-dawn Saturday on a dead-end street in Queens, a father came home and shot his family in their heads, leaving women in three generations dead and a wounded 12-year-old girl calling 911, police said. Reports say the man once lived in Buffalo and had gone to Daemen College..
 
Moving On

Belichick: "Followed Rules to the Letter"


Foxborough, Mass (WBEN/AP) New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick said Saturday that his team "followed every rule to the letter" in regards to a scandal that developed shortly after their blowout win in last week's AFC Championship game.

 
Sex Offender

Falls Sex Offender Headed Back to Jail


Lockport, NY (WBEN) A level 3 sex offender is headed back to prison after being sentenced for fathering a child with an 11-year-old girl.

 
Rape Charge

Former Correctional Worker Charged with Rape


Gowanda, NY (WBEN) A former cook at the Gowanda Correctional Facility has been charged with having sex with some imates there. Jessica Fries, 29, of South Dayton was arrested this week following a 3 month joint investigation by the State Police and the New York State Department of Corrections Inspector General's Office.

 
Fed Up

Federal Prosecutor Rips New York State Government


New York (WBEN/AP) Political corruption was well documented this week with the arrests of Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver and the former of Dunkirk Richard Frey. On Friday, The U.S. Attorney in charge of prosecuting Silver called for an end to  New York's "three-men-in-a-room" method of governing.

 
Sheldon Silver, Andrew Cuomo,
Ethics Reform

Call For Ethics Reform in Albany


ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- "We see people who start out with a very clear idea of what is acceptable and what is not begin to slide because the people around them, I think virtually everybody up there comes in thinking they will do good things. But over time, well ..."


 
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