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Two Abuse Victims Want Investigation of Buffalo Diocese

Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Two local victims of sexual abuse are seeking a change in the statute of limitations, as well as a Papal investigation in to the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo.
Animal Raid

Niagara SPCA Conducts Animal Rescue in Lockport

Lockport, NY (WBEN) The Niagara County SPCA conducted a raid of a Lockport home, part of a raid of an animal shelter director.
Drank Heavily

Police: WVU Frat Pledge Drank Heavily Before Death

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Police say a West Virginia University fraternity pledge drank a large amount of alcohol shortly before he died.
Gas Prices

Addressing High Gas Prices, County Legislator Proposes Sales Tax Cap

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- In an effort to combat high gas prices in Erie County, Legislator Ted Morton, chairman of Energy and Environment, is clocking a resolution to cap the sales tax on gasoline at $0.10 for $2 per gallon.
Silver Gone?

Democrats Appear Likely to Replace Silver After Charges

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Democrats in the state Assembly are expected to call Tuesday for replacing their powerful longtime leader, Speaker Sheldon Silver, after he was charged with taking millions of dollars in kickbacks over a decade.

E-Cig Regulations May Pass Soon

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Erie County Legislature hosted a public forum Monday night, examining the use of E-Cigarettes.
New Development

Deflategate: Was it the Locker Room Attendant?

Boston, Mass. (WBEN/AP) - Was it the locker room attendant who is responsible for the deflated footballs behind what is now know as "deflategate"?  The NFL's probe into whether the New England Patriots used deliberately under-inflated footballs against the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship game has focused on a locker room attendant.

Northeast Storm: Downgraded but Still Dangerous

NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen.
Priest Abuse

Clergy Abuse Cases Hard To Investigate

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Later today, we'll hear from two Western New Yorkers who claim they were abused by clergy in their teens. They'll ask Pope Francis to investigate the Buffalo Catholic Diocese.
Sheldon Silver,Andrew Cuomo

Calls for Sheldon Silver's Resignation Increase

ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Control of New York's state Assembly hangs in the balance as longtime Speaker Sheldon Silver fights to stay in charge amid federal corruption charges.
How would you rate the planning for and reaction to the northeast storm?
  Overkill! Closings, and bans should happen on a need-be basis.
  Appropriate. Better safe than sorry!
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