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Survivor's Husband Recounts Story before Gunfire Erupted in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The chamber of commerce official who was answering questions about her community on live TV when gunfire erupted said she never saw the gunman walk up to the group.
Deputy Killed

Sheriff's Deputy Fatally Shot in Houston while Pumping Gas

HOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in uniform was shot and killed Friday night while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station, according to authorities.
Will Buy Gun

Father of Slain Reporter Says He Will Buy Gun

Roanoke, VA (AP) The father of slain TV reporter Alison Parker says he thinks he will have to buy a gun now that he has decided to be an outspoken advocate for tougher gun laws.

Casino Expands

Expansion for Buffalo Creek Casino

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino will become a two story facility when expansion is completed in 2017. Part of the $40 million expansion will include a Western Door Steakhouse, additional gaming and convention space, and a non smoking area.
In Court

Suspended Cop Appears in Federal Court

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A suspended Buffalo cop pleaded not guilty in connection with two incidents where he's accused of using excessive force.
WNyer Killed

WNYer Killed in Florida Shooting

St. Augustine, FL (WBEN/AP) After an hours-long search police captured and arrested a northeast Florida man wanted in the murder of his estranged wife and another woman from Western New York.


Newfane Man Charged with Harming Baby

Newfane, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Sheriff's deputies say a 20 year old Newfane man harmed a baby in his care.

Buff City Hoops Looks to Fill Gus Macker Void

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - As the Gus Macker gets underway on Grand Island Saturday, those who miss having the tournament in the City of Buffalo will take part in a home-grown alternative.
Tropical Storm

Tropical Storm Erika Heads Toward Florida TRACK IT HERE

Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico Friday with rain and wind after killing four people and causing devastating floods

Alison Parker, Adam Ward
WDBJ Killing

Virginia Shooting Fallout: Time To Regulate Social Media?

"Obviously every country has disgruntled workers, but the mass shooting idea is uniquely American,..." says UB Social Work Prof. Nancy Smyth

ALSO INSIDE:  Does Social Media embolden the unstable?

Which issue concerns you most in the wake of the Roanoke TV killings?
  Gun control
  Mental illness
  Social media
  All of it!
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