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Gorilla Killed

Zoo Director Defends Killing Gorilla to Save Boy


CINCINNATI (WBEN/AP) -- The Cincinnati Zoo's director on Monday defended the decision to kill a gorilla to protect a 4-year-old boy who entered its exhibit, noting it's easy to second-guess after the child was recovered safely.
Stadium Scam

COLUMN: Super Bowl Stadium Scam


ATLANTA (WBEN/AP-PAUL NEWBERRY- National Writer ) -- The NFL has its own version of three-card monte. We'll call it the Super Bowl Scam.

It goes something like this: Hey, if you'll dole out hundreds of millions of dollars to build a new football stadium, we'll give you a shot at hosting our biggest game and reaping an outlandish economic impact for your city.
Gary Johnson
Libertarian

Libertarians Nominate Gary Johnson for President


The Libertarian Party again nominated former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson as its presidential candidate Sunday, believing he can challenge presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton because of their poor showing in popularity polls.
Opioid

State Lawmakers Consider Limit on Opioid Prescriptions



New York lawmakers are considering legislation that would limit the amount of prescription opioid drugs patients can get after an initial visit to the doctor's office, part of an effort to curb a statewide addiction crisis.
Arrest

Canalside Arrest


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police have arrested a teen following a brawl at Canalside Saturday night. Police a fight involving several youths broke out at about 9:00 p.m. near the carnival area...
Outages

Power Issues in City of Tonawanda


City of Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) County officials are asking residents of the City of Tonawanda to conserve power Sunday as crews work to repair a failed underground line.
Shooting

15-Year-Old In Critical Condition


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police are investigating a Saturday night shooting that has left a 15-year-old in critical condition.
Pictures

PHOTOS: Architects of Air at Buffalo's Outer Harbor


A walk-through art installation at Wilkeson Point, off Furhmann Boulevard n Buffalo's Outer Harbor is on display through Monday.  Sun: 11:00am – 7:00pm, Mon: 11:30am – 5pm  Admission: $8 adults/$5 children
Marathon

Buffalo Marathon Underway


(WBEN) The Buffalo Marathon is underway throughout downtown Buffalo and up north into Delaware Park. The annual race, which attracts some 8-thousand runner, started at 6:30 this morning.
Boy Saved

4 Year Old Rescued from Gorilla at Zoo


CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Cincinnati Zoo has temporarily closed its gorilla exhibit after a special zoo response team shot and killed a 17-year-old gorilla that grabbed and dragged a 4-year-old boy who fell into a moat.
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