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Toronto, ON (WBEN/AP) - The man allegedly behind Monday's van attack that killed 10 and seriously wounded several others has been formally charged in a Toronto courtroom. Alek Minassian, age 25, has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts attempted murder. Minassian showed...
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A body lies covered on the sidewalk in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into a number of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018.A van apparently jumped a curb Monday in a busy intersection in Toronto and struck numerous people and fled the scene before it was found and the driver was taken into custody, Canadian police said. (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 8:47 pm
TORONTO (AP) — A rented van plowed down a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities said. Witnesses said the driver was moving fast and appeared to be acting deliberately,...
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April 14, 2018 - 5:16 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — The United States, France and Britain launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for an apparent chemical attack against civilians and to deter him from doing it again, but also stirred up angry responses from Syria's allies and ignited a debate over...
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April 03, 2018 - 4:53 pm
SAN BRUNO, Calif. (WBEN/AP) — A woman opened fire at YouTube headquarters Tuesday, setting off a panic among employees and wounding at least four people before fatally shooting herself, police and witnesses said. Officers and federal agents swarmed the company's complex in the Bay Area city of San...
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March 26, 2018 - 3:18 pm
Elma, N.Y. (WBEN) - Multiple Erie County Sheriff’s units, including tracking K9s, were dispatched to Elma to search for two boys who did not return to Elma Primary following recess. The boys have been located and are unhurt. The Sheriff’s Office says the two boys, ages 9 and 10, were found at a...
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(AP) - A sheriff's spokeswoman says two people have been injured, and the shooter has died in a shooting at a high school in southern Maryland. A sheriff says the shooter at a Maryland high school has died after a school resource officer fired at him. St. Mary's County Tim Cameron told a news...
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March 14, 2018 - 12:35 am
Professor Stephen Hawking died at his home in Cambridge on Wednesday night at the age of 76. Hawking is widely regarded as one of the most influential scientists and minds of his time, especially in the realm of cosmetology. The famed scientist was not expected to see his 25th birthday after being...
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March 09, 2018 - 6:26 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The quarterback who helped the Bills end their playoff drought has been traded. Reports say Tyrod Taylor is heading down the 90 to Cleveland. NFL Network and ESPN report the Bills will get the Browns' third round pick (65th overall) in this year's draft. The teams came to terms...
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For the second day in a row, there is an increased police presence at a Lockport School, after reports of a possible threat. Police emphasize that the threat at North Park Junior High School on Passaic Ave. is unsubstantiated and the extra officers are on scene as a precaution. The following...
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(ABC News) Dick's Sporting Goods Inc., one of the largest retailers of its kind in the United States, is taking new steps to curtail the sale of firearms in its 700-plus stores, including ending sales of assault-style rifles and banning the sale of guns to people younger than 21, the company...
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