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By Aaron Besecker » Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A 28-year-old man was shot Monday night in the University Heights area, Buffalo police said Wednesday. The shooting happened near Bailey and Minnesota avenues just after 9 p.m. The victim was taken to Erie County Medical Center in a private vehicle. He was treated and released from the hospital, Buffalo police said.... Read More

By Melinda Miller » Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Minutes before Kevin F. McCabe’s pickup slammed into the back of a tractor trailer on Route 16 in Sardinia, he texted a photo to a relative of him and his 4-year-old son Tristan in the front seat. Next to the boy was his cousin, Katherine McCabe, 7. Prosecutors said there was no evidence that he was texting while... Read More

By Jane Kwiatkowski Radlich » Monday, September 26, 2016

A Lackawanna man who attempted suicide last month by hanging himself with a phone cord while in police lockup has died, family members said Monday. Stephen Sinwell, 30, died Sept. 19 at Erie County Medical Center where he was taken after Lackawanna police officers found him unconscious and slouched over in his cell... Read More

By Jonathan Epstein is a business reporter at The Buffalo News, where he covers real estate and development. He formerly also covered banking and insurance, and has worked at The Buffalo News since January 2004. Previously, he worked at the News Journal in Wilmington, Delaware, from 1997-2003, covering banking, the credit card industry and insurance, and worked at the daily trade publication American Banker in Washington from 1994-1997 as a community banking reporter. He is a graduate of University of Rochester and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and is an upstate New York native. Jonathan D. Epstein » Monday, September 26, 2016

The criminal charges against three top executives at construction company LPCiminelli have already created at least one backlash against the firm, which was fired as construction manager late last week by the developer of a Staten Island outlet-mall. However, at least so far, LPCiminelli’s local clients and supporters... Read More

By Karen Robinson covers Lancaster and Depew/suburban news. Karen Robinson » Monday, September 26, 2016

They belonged to what came to be known as the Sunday breakfast club – six pilots flying their planes out of Hamburg Airport. At first, pilot Bill Drew of Eden wasn’t aware of the deadly midair collision involving two of the other planes Sunday morning. He had been the fifth of six pilots to take off for St. Marys,... Read More

By Stephen T. Watson is a business reporter who writes about the business of health care for The News. He is a native and resident of the Town of Tonawanda and a graduate of the University at Buffalo and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Stephen T. Watson , Karen Robinson covers Lancaster and Depew/suburban news. Karen Robinson » Sunday, September 25, 2016

Mike Stefan regularly sees small aircraft soaring over his hay farm in North Collins, so he wasn’t surprised to see a group of planes flying far overhead on Sunday, a clear, bright morning. But then he saw two of the planes, flying side by side, appear to come together, one on top of the other. What happened next... Read More

By Sara Paulson Meehan is the digital news editor for The Buffalo News. She's also a resident of Elma, a graduate of the University at Buffalo and a native of Ithaca. Sara Meehan » Saturday, September 24, 2016

Each week, Buffalo News photographers bring you a visual recap of the former week through the pictures and stories of Western New York. Relive this week's highlights of news, entertainment and sports. Out with a bang: An explosive device is detonated in a vehicle during an ATF post-blast-investigation training for... Read More

Friday, September 23, 2016

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Friday that Empire State Development will take over management of SUNY Polytechnic Institute projects tied to the Buffalo Billion. The announcement was made one day after Alain Kaloyeros, president of SUNY Poly and a close ally of Cuomo, was charged with corruption by federal and state... Read More

By Barbara O'Brien reports on the suburbs for The Buffalo News. Barbara O'Brien » Friday, September 23, 2016

The imposing Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C. police officer in full riot gear who gets a “free hug” in the midst of riots and turmoil in that city has a Buffalo connection. The officer, Christopher Frunzi, is from Hamburg and graduated from St. Francis High School in 2002, according to the school. And he’s just the... Read More

By Qina Liu » Friday, September 23, 2016

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery formally announced plans for an $100 million expansion Friday afternoon. Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in town for the announcement, a day after nine people were charged with corruption, some tied to the Buffalo Billion initiative. During the news conference, Cuomo also announced that Empire... Read More

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