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Daniel Warmus, 38, entered the Capitol building on Jan 6, 2021. He remained inside the Capitol for 16 minutes. He walked toward the crypt on the first floor, then climbed a staircase to the second floor and entered the rotunda at about 2:24 p.m., where he walked around and put an unknown dar…
The Rev. Robert J. Schober, 71, and Monsignor Leo McCarthy, 90, are allowed again to celebrate Masses and do other priestly work. McCarthy had been suspended since July, while Schober was on leave since September.
Chaney, one of the 10 people who died May 14 in the shooting at Tops on Jefferson Avenue, was described by her son, Wayne Jones Jr., as a "beautiful mother."
Employers are sorting out how to help their employees cope with the aftermath of the racially motivated mass shooting at a Tops Markets that killed 10 people.
The state Education Department had its experts review all of the June 2022 Regents exams for content that could compound student trauma, Education Commissioner Betty A. Rosa announced in a letter Tuesday.
Eight years after spending $5 million to install wind turbines at four highway exits in WNY – and five years after they stopped working – the state Thruway Authority has lost its bid to hold five installation contractors accountable.
“There has never been a scientific, technologically advanced murder machine like the Nazis created to kill people for no reason than they were Jews. I think to make that comparison is quite inappropriate,” said Nick Leibovic, who fled Lithuania for England in 1939, at the age of 17, followin…
They are dealing with not only the trauma of what they experienced but the harsh realities of everyday life.
In mid-2020, Erie County Medical Center opened its $55 million KeyBank Trauma and Emergency Department, a facility designed to handle the response to a mass casualty incident – should one hit Buffalo. Tragedy did, indeed, hit Buffalo on May 14, when a white supremacist from the Southern Tier…
Erie County and all of Western New York have seen an overall decline in average Covid-19 rates since mid-May. Instead of Erie County seeing 700 to 900 confirmed cases each day – not counting at-home rapid tests – the county has fallen to roughly 400 or so cases a day, with only 273 cases on …
The racial and economic divide between the East and West sides of Buffalo, made manifest by the construction of the Kensington Expressway in the 1960s, has created a kind of apartheid in the area’s music scene – a scene many Black musicians say is still plagued by racism in 2022.
Ten people were gunned down at a Buffalo supermarket May 14 in a horrifying mass shooting that officials were quick to label as "pure evil" and racially motivated.
A major Republican primary for the State Senate looms following the weekend release of final district lines that could pit former County Executive Joel A. Giambra against incumbent Edward A. Rath III – two of the best known names in Erie County politics.
Katherine "Kat" Massey's devotion to her neighborhood and community was a theme throughout her life, and relatives, friends, clergy and politicians paid tribute to her at her funeral Monday at Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church on Michigan Avenue, around the corner from her beloved Fruit Belt…
Steuben County Republican Chairman Joe Sempolinski, the former district director for ex-Rep. Tom Reed in the current 23rd Congressional District, said Monday he expects the district's 11 Republican chairs to back his effort against Max Della Pia, a retired Air Force officer whom Democrats ha…
Michael P. Hughes, Kaleida's senior vice president and chief administrative officer, appeared virtually Monday before a joint meeting of the State Senate's Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee and the Transportation Committee. His nomination for the unpaid post was approved, i…
As of Monday afternoon's count by the National Labor Relations Board, workers at the Amherst cafe have voted 6-3 in favor of unionizing. Ten other ballots are being challenged, but union supporters predicted they will come out on top, despite "continued union-busting" efforts by the Seattle-…
Beyond the tragedy our community is facing come stories of goodness.
Here’s a list of some of the organizations that are accepting donations and/or volunteers.
U.S. Marshal Marty Keely gives the most detailed account to date of the nationwide manhunt that ended with Vicky White dead and Casey White back in custody.
Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine could rewrite the world's geopolitical landscape. See the latest updates here.
In a Darwinian experiment, scientists are trying to breed "super corals" in a lab that can better withstand the impacts of global warming.
Success in Congress, once measured by bills passed and constituents reached, is now gauged in many ways by the ability to attract attention, even if it is negative.
The joyous, mingled bedlam of the parade — the drums of different bands, the cheers of the crowd, the recorded music for various dance groups — seemed to just stop.
New measures that restrict how race is addressed in classrooms have spread confusion and anxiety among many educators in states across the nation. A closer look.
These are the 10 Senate seats to watch as Democrats and Republicans battle for control of the Senate in the 2022 elections.
U.S. wildlife officials reverse decision to open forests to logging, say Trump appointees relied on faulty science to strip protections for northern spotted owl.
A look at the entertainers, leaders, athletes, authors and other stars we've lost this year:
After a year of dealing with false claims and death threats, election officials appeared on track Tuesday to deliver a relatively smooth Election Day across the U.S.
A dog died and two other dogs were taken to a veterinarian for treatment of smoke inhalation after they were rescued from a house fire Tuesday morning, the Lockport Fire Department reported. Residents of the house escaped safely.
Michael T. Leary, 46, of Pine Plains, about 60 miles south of Albany, had been unaccounted for since his canoe overturned about 7 p.m. Sunday, according to a State Police report.
Two inmates at the Erie County Holding Center are facing accusations of destroying property at the jail, according to the Erie County Sheriff's Office.
More than 300 mourners gathered Tuesday to celebrate the life of Celestine Chaney, one of 10 people killed by a white supremacist on May 14 at a Tops supermarket.
“He's not here, and we certainly miss having him here,” Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott said of safety Jordan Poyer. “Got a glimpse of him at the softball game the other day and had a chance to have a good conversation with him there. But just business is business right now. And we're focused on the guys that are here.”
Orchard Park’s girls rugby program has put itself on the map after winning the Division II bracket of the Girls High School National Championship tournament at Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio.
The Buffalo Bills return to One Bills Drive for another round of voluntary organized team activities.
"The Handmaid's Tale" has never been burned, as far as author Margaret Atwood knows, but has often been subjected to bans or attempted bans.
Hilary Duff has a new fashion gig as the actress has been named the first ever Chief Mom Officer of children’s apparel company Carter’s
Doja Cat has cancelled all her upcoming performances as the singer has had to undergo an urgent tonsil surgery.
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