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Riot Pictures

PICTURES: Riots in Baltimore After Funeral

Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned a man who died after being in police custody.

Riots in Baltimore Raise Questions of Police Response

BALTIMORE (WBEN/AP) -- National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.
Indictment #2

Former Assembly Speaker Silver In Court on Fresh Charges

Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is scheduled to enter a plea to the latest version of a criminal indictment that led him to step down from his powerful post. The Democrat is set to enter a plea in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday.
Supreme Court

Supreme Court Considers Gay Marriage Case Involving WNY Adoption

 ALSO INSIDE: It's been almost four years since same sex marriage was legalized in New York State and for one local business, it means everything -- to the founder and she says, the city of Niagara Falls
2016 Race

Where The Presidential Contenders Stand on Gay Marriage

The Supreme Court has thrust the issue of same-sex marriage back into the spotlight - and onto the 2016 presidential campaign.

INSIDE: Views from 14 contenders
Thruway Crash

WATCH: Dash-cam Video of Driver Causing Thruway Crash at Batavia

Batavia, N.Y. (WBEN) --  The video shows a Chevy Camaro trying to pass on the left shoulder before causing a three-vehicle crash.
Fatal Stabbing

Buffalo Woman Pleads Not Guilty in Death of Son

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- The North Buffalo woman accused of stabbing and killing her 7-year-old son pleads not guilty by reason of mental disease. Jessica Murphy, 30, told police after the May 2014 incident she was "saving him from hell."
Start-Up NY

5 Companies, 39 Jobs Setting Up Near UB via Start-Up NY

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- The governor's office is touting the addition of 17 new companies in the Start-UP New York initiative.
Marathon Bomber

Boston Marathon Bomber's Lawyer Urges Jury to Spare His Life

BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev urged a jury Monday to spare the young man's life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led astray by his radicalized and belligerent older brother.

Canals Almost Complete at Canalside; Opening in May

(WBEN) Work to put the Canals in Canalside is expected to be complete by the fall, after a series of delays and a pending lawsuit.
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