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  • Police: Road rage driver attacks man with bayonet

    December 2, 2014 11:05 AM

    WEST SENECA, NY - A man has been charged with assault after state police say he sliced another motorist's face with a bayonet during a road rage encounter along a suburban Buffalo highway. Troopers say 26-year-old Bryan Cirbus of West Valley sideswiped another man's car Friday where Interstate 90 and... more »
  • Weather improves in Buffalo; flooding fears ease

    November 25, 2014 2:06 AM

    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The snow has been plowed, the flood threat has eased, and Buffalo's weather is on the upswing. Following days of snow and then spring-like temperature, forecasters say gusty winds of up to 40 mph are likely around the region on Tuesday. Fears of disastrous flooding from a... more »
  • Residents ready for possible evacuations

    November 24, 2014 2:05 AM

    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Families are packing up their belongings in preparation for possible evacuations due to flooding. Temperatures are expected to hit nearly 60 degrees on Monday, causing concern about runoff from melting snow, and overflowing creeks. Gov. Andrew Cuomo told residents to "err on the side of caution" Sunday... more »
  • Tannehill, former Tiger Landry lead Dolphins over Bills

    November 14, 2014 6:10 AM

    MIAMI GARDENS, FL - Ryan Tannehill shook off five sacks and a third-quarter deficit, throwing for two late touchdowns to help the Miami Dolphins break a streak of three consecutive losses to Buffalo with a 22-9 win Thursday. Tannehill went 26 for 34 for 240 yards and threw touchdown... more »
  • World's biggest six pack

    September 30, 2014 7:39 PM

    BUFFALO, NEW YORK- Let the party begin in Buffalo where grain silos will be turned into the world's biggest six-pack. Crews are installing rolls of vinyl wrap spelling out Labatt Blue on six silos at the former GLF mill near Lake Erie. The silos sport the color to resemble... more »
  • W-I-N-N-E-R! Oregon man crowned Scrabble champ

    August 13, 2014 12:50 PM

    BUFFALO, NY - A 24-year-old Portland, Oregon player has been crowned the national Scrabble champion. Conrad Bassett-Bouchard beat 29-year-old Jason Li, of Montreal, on Wednesday in the final round of the five-day 25th National Scrabble Championship played at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. The final game's score was 477-350, with... more »
  • Brees & Stills shine, Saints beat Bills 35-17

    October 27, 2013 2:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Saints rookie, Kenny Stills, is had a career game against the Buffalo Bills. The former Oklahoma Sooner had three receptions for 129 yards and two touchdowns on the afternoon. The Saints beat the Bills 35-17. Drew Brees had another tremendous day. The Saints... more »
  • Bills pull within two scores, Saints lead 28-17

    October 27, 2013 2:34 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Saints finally got their offense going thanks to two touchdown throws to tight end Jimmy Graham. After a first quarter of penalties and miscues, Drew Brees finally got the offense firing on all cylinders - starting with a long 69-yard touchdown pass to rookie wideout... more »
  • Saints get on the scoreboard first, lead 7-0

    October 27, 2013 12:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Saints forced a fumble deep in the Bills territory on the first play from scrimmage, but kicker Garrett Hartley missed a 47-yard field goal to take no points from the opportunity. Thad Lewis left the game after the sack, but came back in the game... more »
  • Suspicious note on US Airways plane in Charlotte

    October 21, 2013 2:39 PM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.- A US Airways flight from Buffalo, N.Y., has been stopped on the taxiway in Charlotte after a threatening note was found. Charlotte Douglas International Airport officials said the note was found Monday afternoon and the plane landed and was kept away from the terminal. Authorities called the note... more »
  • Long lost Purple Heart

    August 12, 2013 7:49 PM

    BUFFALO, NEW YORK- The family of a man who earned a Purple Heart in World War II will receive the medal after it was almost sold at a Goodwill store. Goodwill employee Richard Zueklke found the medal while unpacking donations and a photo of Pvt. James Roland was with it.... more »
  • NY woman to get $2.7M for wrongful conviction

    November 13, 2012 10:15 AM

    BUFFALO, N.Y. - A New York woman who spent more than 13 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of killing her teenage daughter has reached a $2.7 million settlement with the state. Buffalo media outlets report that Lynn DeJac Peters is holding a news conference Tuesday to discuss... more »
  • Police: Buffalo man tried to eat bogus $50 bills

    September 4, 2012 12:29 PM

    DARIEN, N.Y. - Authorities say a 35-year-old man tried to swallow several counterfeit $50 bills after he was caught trying to use the bogus money at a western New York amusement park. The Genesee County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called to Darien Lake Theme Park and Resort on Sunday... more »
  • Chestnut eats record 191 wings in 12 minutes

    September 3, 2012 12:35 PM

    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Organizers of the National Buffalo Wing Festival say competitive eater Joey Chestnut has devoured a record 191 chicken wings in 12 minutes. Chestnut set the record Sunday during a wing-eating contest at the annual festival in Buffalo. He beat the old record of 183 wings, set last... more »
  • Escaped Gorilla Caught

    March 19, 2012 7:37 PM

    A gorilla that bit a zookeeper and escaped its cage in Buffalo, New York was captured in a zookeeper's lounge. The lounge is outside the zoo's public areas and the gorilla had to be tranquilized. The 24-year-old gorilla named Koga got out of his cage into an isle where a... more »
  • NY police find live cat "marinating" in trunk of car

    August 11, 2010 10:18 AM

    Police say a traffic stop led to animal cruelty charges after they found a live cat "marinating" in oil and peppers in the trunk of a car. Buffalo police say officers heard the cat meowing when they stopped 51-year-old Gary Korkuc of Cheektowaga to ticket him for running a... more »
  • Kansas picks Gill as head football coach

    December 14, 2009 9:07 AM

    Kansas has hired Turner Gill as its new football coach replacing Mark Mangino who resigned December 3 amid an investigation into his treatment of players. The former Nebraska quarterback and assistant coach made a name for himself during four years as head coach at Buffalo. He went 20-and-30 with... more »

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