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Jay Skurski, Vic Carucci and Jerry Sullivan discuss the 2-1 Buffalo Bills, and how they got there with an impressive victory over the Denver Broncos. https://youtu.be/CeVZeb-h2BI For more on the Bills, stay with [BN] Blitz: Exclusive Buffalo Bills coverage for the obsessive fan. http://buffalonews.com/2017/09/24/vic-caruccis-take-five-necessary-offensive-tweaks-go…

A woman was charged Saturday morning with harassing a neighbor, something the victim said has been going on almost daily for two years. The complainant told police that Anita White, 58, of 274 Delaware Ave., regularly trespasses on her property at 247 Georgia St. and threatens to harm her with profanity-laced rants. White was arrested after accosting the victim at 11…

Two people were injured shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday when their westbound motorcycle struck a minivan that made a left turn in front of them on West Lake Road (Route 18), just west of Olcott, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office reported. The two riders were thrown from the motorcycle, deputies said, and were taken by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center. Their n…

A Buffalo man was arrested Sunday on several charges after allegedly beating a woman in front of two children, ages 9 and 3. Jonathan Rivera, 21, of 80 Edson St., was accused of striking the victim repeatedly, bruising her face, neck and body, and also shoving, choking and dragging her into their home. Police responded to the domestic abuse at 9:30 p.m.

Several justices will give an inside view of the State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department, during a program Wednesday at the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown. The 1 p.m. program will feature a panel discussion on best practices by Presiding Justice Gerald J. Whalen, and Associate Justices Erin M. Peradotto and John M. Curran, moderated by…

A broken antique swing-arm floor lamp collected years of tarnish in Adrienne Punturiero's Village of Hamburg basement. Until Sunday afternoon when Punturiero dared to repair it. She brought the brass and marble floor lamp to the University Heights Tool Library's first-ever Dare to Repair Cafe. That's where expert volunteer "fixers" showed homeowners how to rewire th…

NIAGARA FALLS – An argument over a broken video game controller led to a Saturday morning fistfight that left one woman injured and another in jail. A 33-year-old Niagara Falls Boulevard woman told police that she went to a home in the 400 block of 27th Street just after 2 a.m., where several people were hanging out. An argument erupted over the broken controller, and…

State Police were reconstructing what happened in Pembroke at around 8:40 p.m. Saturday, when a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in the westbound lanes of the Thruway. The New York State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit was on the scene and is investigating. No information has been released about the victim or the driver. http://buffalonews.com/2017/09/23/thruw…

A 24-year-old man is believed to have been the victim of an overnight drive-by shooting near East Lovejoy and Ideal streets Sunday. The man was treated and released from Erie County Medical Center.  An investigation is underway into the shooting, which occurred just before 3:30 a.m. Anyone with information is asked to call or text the Confidential TIP-CALL Line at …

Several members of the Buffalo Bills participated in a silent form of protest during the playing of the national anthem prior to Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos at New Era Field. After coming out of the tunnel together as a team, the Bills gathered on the field before the anthem was performed by Abby Anderson. Running back LeSean McCoy alternated between sittin…

A year ago this week, I wrote a column about Colin Kaepernick and speculated on whether any Bills might protest during the anthem that week. “I think by the end of the season, every team will be doing it,” said former Bills defensive tackle Corbin Bryant. No Bill made any overtly political gestures that week, or later in the season. The issue faded as the year we…

A marker to commemorate Gold Star families was unveiled Sunday at Buffalo Naval Park across from The USS Sullivans. The marker honors families whose loved ones died serving in the military and was erected on National American Gold Star Mother's and Family's Day. "There's no better place in Western New York to have it than the Naval Park's Memorial Garden,  because ever…

A storeroom in the EXPO Market, an array of five restaurants located at the Market Arcade complex at 617 Main St., suffered minor damage Sunday after a single-alarm fire broke out shortly before 9 a.m. The manager for Mercato and the catering chef for Osteria were on the premises and notified the Buffalo Fire Department after first hearing the fire alarm and then seeing…

It took a while, but the warmest day of 2017 officially came on Sunday — two full days into autumn. The mercury struck 90 degrees for the first time this year, breaking the daily temperature record and matching the warmest day for a Bills home game in the team's 58-year history. Before Sunday, the highest temperature this year was recorded on June 17, an 89-degree da…

Robert J. Freeman, executive director of the New York Committee on Open Government, will explain the state's "open government" laws and answer questions in a public forum from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Buffalo History Museum on Nottingham Terrace, just east of Elmwood Avenue at Route 198. Freeman will discuss the legal requirements for obtaining information unde…