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By Cathaleen Curtiss » Friday, July 29, 2016

This week in pictures is a visual highlight of stories covered by Buffalo News photographers, like the story of Paige Colebeck the Amherst baby girl who entered the world on the side of the road. We photographed the Kerfuffle concert, Kingdom Bound, Shakespeare in the Park and polo.  James Karagiannis, whose ice cream... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Friday, July 29, 2016

The disappearance of the Niagara Falls, Ont., fisherman on Lake Erie earlier this week has become an unsolved mystery after two days of extensive air and water searches turned up no sign of the man. Just the empty boat that washed up on a Hamburg beach with fishing poles, a couple of freshly caught fish and beer. But it... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Thursday, July 28, 2016

Four people were struck by gunfire in four separate shootings on Wednesday in Buffalo, according to police reports. Two of the shootings happened within several blocks of each other on the city's West Side. -A 25-year-old man walked into Erie County Medical Center early Wednesday after police said he was shot on the... Read More

By Sean Kirst » Thursday, July 28, 2016

Cynthia Van Ness was the person with the answers. I had set out on a quest: I wanted to find the five nicest things ever said about Buffalo ... as well as the five meanest things. Yes, we all heard the same advice from our mothers: You shouldn't listen to what other people say about you. Sorry, mom. If we're from... Read More

By Jane Kwiatkowski Radlich » Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Bad things are happening across the world. There’s terrorism in Europe, war in the Middle East and shootings across our country, but it took one guy peddling ice cream to disadvantaged kids in Buffalo to grab the attention of people around the globe by offering them a glimmer of hope. It’s the heartwarming story... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Tuesday, July 26, 2016

A 27-year-old Buffalo woman was fatally shot Monday night on the city’s West Side. The shooting happened just after 10:30 p.m. at a home on Vermont Street, at the southeast corner of Normal Avenue, Buffalo police said Tuesday morning. First responders transported the woman to Erie County Medical Center where she... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Monday, July 25, 2016

Hot, dry weather is a recipe for water-main breaks. Just like in a deep freeze, the arid, parched ground during a sweltering summer creates the perfect conditions for cracked pipes. So while you might be hearing about more water-main breaks in the area – especially in the wake of last week’s major rupture with... Read More

By Cresonia Hsieh » Friday, July 22, 2016

Tractors plow through clouds of dust. Crops fail to germinate. Dairy cows aren’t producing milk. They can’t even eat and sleep in the heat. Western New York is in a drought and farmers are feeling the brunt of it. This past April through June is the driest April-through-June period in recorded history, according... Read More

By Cathaleen Curtiss » Friday, July 22, 2016

This Week in Pictures is a weekly visual wrap-up of photographs by Buffalo News photographers. This week we take you from the thrill of  experiencing the MistRider Zipline in Niagara Falls to the calm of kayaking on Ellicott Creek. Throughout the week we shared the spectacle of the Republican National Convention that... Read More

By Aaron Besecker » Thursday, July 21, 2016

The Erie County Water Authority acknowledged Thursday they may need to change how they notify customers about boil-water advisories. In a series of tweets Thursday morning, the authority said the latest advisory was the first one it issued in a decade. "While it is unlikely a health issue may occur, we owe it to our... Read More

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