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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 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 »