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A man and a woman were shot during "some type of dispute involving a large group of individuals" early Saturday morning at East Delavan and Jefferson avenues in Buffalo, police reported. The incident was reported just before 1:30 a.m. The victims, whose names were not released, are in their 20s, police said. They were taken to Erie County Medical Center with non-…

A Buffalo woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after her car crashed into a tree on Orchard Park Road at Union Road early Saturday morning, Orchard Park police said. Police were dispatched to investigate a report of a car hitting a tree at about 1:40 a.m. They found a small SUV with heavy front-end damage. Police "determined that the vehicle was traveling at…

Police are searching for the driver of an SUV that struck and killed a 60-year-old man as he was crossing Bailey Avenue at Lang Street at about 6:40 p.m. Friday. Investigators released a photo of the vehicle suspected to have been involved in the fatal hit and run. It was described as a newer model SUV with tinted windows. Police said the SUV "should have heavy front e…

Doug Marrone might need to wash his mouth out with soap. The former Buffalo Bills and current Jacksonville Jaguars' head coach used one of George Carlin's seven dirty words – several times – during his press conference Friday. Jacksonville sports anchor Alyssa Lang put together a video clip of Marrone's not-quite-G-rated performance, which you can see below. (Don't …

WASHINGTON – To hear country-rock relic Charlie Daniels tell it, it's as if the devil went down to the Senate floor – in the form of Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer. "There's something sinister about seeing you bent over the lectern in the Senate Chamber, your countenance resembling what I would imagine Edgar Allen Poe's would look like reciting one of his…

We can’t accept that this happened. We can’t grasp why, either. We don't know when it’s going to happen next. But we do know it likely will. This is about the May 22 bombing in Manchester, England, that killed 22 people and injured dozens more as a crowd left an Ariana Grande concert. But this is also about the Orlando nightclub massacre. The Boston Marathon…

The Clean Air Coalition wants the state  to hold a meeting for Tonawanda residents to answer their questions and provide details concerning a plan for reprocessing waste at the Tonawanda Coke site. Earlier this month, the Department of Environmental Conservation proposed "an expedited cleanup"  on a part of Tonawanda Coke's site near the Niagara River where contaminan…

There was a time when Buffalo Republicans at least fantasized about electing one of their own as mayor. Candidates such as Richard A. Grimm III and Kevin J. Helfer would raise money, campaign on the issues, and haunt the heavily favored Democratic candidates. But in a city where Democrats outnumber Republicans by more than 7 to 1, those days appear to be over. No Rep…

Springtime and our fancy turns to food, especially the seasonal kind. (We are tired of eating oranges and out-of-season empire apples.) We know your summer calendar will fill up fast, so with that in mind, here are some local food and drink experiences to make plans for that highlight the season’s bounty: The gastro pub at Becker Farms/Becker Brewing (3724 Quaker …

These days, access to most professional athletes is limited to long lines at memorabilia signings or the occasional spotting at an airport or in a hotel lobby, and the interaction is swift. However, for a span of 10 years, many to the chagrin of me and my football sister wives, a little spot occupying the northeast corner of Abbott Road and Big Tree Road was a refuge a…

May is almost over. So here is the list of TV shows you won't be seeing again in the fall: "American Crime," "The Catch," "Dr. Ken," "Imaginary Mary," "Last Man Standing," "Notorious," "The Real O'Neals," "Secrets and Lies." "Two Broke Girls," "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders," "The Great Indoors," "The Odd Couple," "Pure Genius," "Ransom," "Training Day." "Frequen…

A federal grand jury has returned a six-count indictment against two Dunkirk men on various cocaine charges. Fred A. Santiago, 29, and Michael Pacheco, 27, were each charged with conspiracy to distribute and distribution of five or more kilograms of cocaine, possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine, and maintaining a drug premise. The charges car…

Two Niagara Falls residents have been indicted on cocaine distribution charges by a federal grand jury, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Raymond Hopson, 32, and Lindsay Carrier, 32, each was charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 28 grams or more of crack cocaine base, possession with intent to distribute and distribution …