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Jamey Rodemeyer's Suicide Sheds Spotlight, Caution For Teens

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Taunted since grade school for hanging out with girls, 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer told his parents things were finally getting ...

Parents Fight Against Failing Schools Nationwide

Ben Austin | Posted 08.24.2011 | Education
Ben Austin

Across our country, parents everywhere are finding out that they have more in common with each other than they do with the defenders of the status quo.

NY-Born Twin Friars Die On Same Day At Age 92

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 08.03.2011 | New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Identical twins Julian and Adrian Riester were born seconds apart 92 years ago. They died hours apart this week. The Buffalo-bor...

Man Sentenced For Raping, Torturing Disabled Sister

AP | By CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 07.24.2011 | New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A New York man was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years to life in prison for raping, scalding and torturing his disabled half-sister before...

Sabres Goaltender Out With Upper Body Injury

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.30.2011 | Sports

The Buffalo Sabres' playoff hopes may have taken a hit as their star goaltender Ryan Miller suffered an injury in last night's game against Toronto. ...

Buffalo Transit Cop Took Confiscated Items Home

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Ever wonder what happens to your tweezers, scissors or Swiss Army knives when they get confiscated at the airport? Well, there may be an answer, at le...

PHOTOS: Russia Stuns Canada To Win World Juniors Gold

The Huffington Post/AP | JOHN WAWROW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Wow, Russia. Woe, Canada Artemi Panarin scored twice and Russia overcame a three-goal deficit in the third period to stun Canad...

Canada, USA Face Off In World Juniors

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Canada and the USA are facing off tonight in the semifinals of the World Junior Hockey Championship, staged for the best young hockey players in the w...

Derek Roy Injury: Buffalo Sabres' Leading Scorer Out For The Season

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The Buffalo Sabres will be without top center Derek Roy the rest of the season, General Manager Darcy Regier announced today, after suffering an injur...

The 15 U.S. Cities Hit Hardest By The Recession

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- An international study says Las Vegas has one of the worst economies in the world, and prospects for a rapid recovery appear dim. T...

Bank Robber FORGETS Mask, Though Still At Large In New York

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

EDEN, N.Y. — Note to would-be bank robbers: when robbing a bank, be sure to put on your mask. Police said a robbery suspect had a dust mask arou...

The Four Cities That Best Weathered The Recession

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Call them the Final Four: The four large cities that have made it through the Great Recession with the smallest increases in unempl...

Laura Cummings Death: Mother Eva Cummings And Son Luke Wright Plead Not Guilty

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A New York mother and son pleaded not guilty at their arraignments in the death of the woman's 23-year-old mentally disabled dau...

Denver lost 48,600 jobs over the last year

Denver Business Journal | Denver Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Denver area lost 48,600 jobs -- 3.89 percent of its total jobs -- in October from the same month a year earlier, according to an analysis of new f...

100-Year-Old Molester Now Free In Western New York

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Everything that pedophile Theodore Sypnier has to show for his 100 years on Earth is packed in a single duffel bag as he prepare...

Chipotle to open 1st store in Buffalo, N.Y., area

Denver Business Journal | Denver Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Denver-based Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. has set a Dec. 11 opening date for its first location in the Buffalo-Niagra area of upstate New York. ...

Search on for Tenn. baby snatched by fake agent

AP | KRISTIN M. HALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee mother says she needs her newborn son back after he was snatched from her home by a woman posing as an immigration agent.

Maria Gurrolla held a press conference Wednesday outside Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, where she is being treated for stab wounds.

Gurrolla says through an interpreter that a woman she'd never seen before showed up at her door Tuesday claiming she was an immigration agent and was going to arrest her. She says the woman stabbed her with a knife taken from her kitchen, then took her baby.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says police are interviewing a person of interest near Buffalo, N.Y., but the baby is not with her.

Buffalo Home Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, 3 Wounded

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A shooting outside a home in a blighted neighborhood left two people dead and three others wounded early Wednesday, just hours a...

Buffalo Crash: Family, Friends Say Plane Could Have Been Saved

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. — Jonathan Collopy was left with one question after watching investigators spend hours Tuesday dissecting what happened to Con...

Evening Buzz: Panic in the Cockpit

CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An investigator walks past the wreckage from a plane crash in Clarence Center, New York, in February. Maureen Miller AC360° Wr...

Offshore Wind In Great Lakes Could Power New York

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A New York state utility is exploring whether it is possible to put electricity-generating wind turbines in the Great Lakes, rat...

Buffalo Plane Had Stall Warning Before Crash

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Flight data point to possible flight crew errors rather than ice accumulation as a key factor in last month's plane crash near Buff...

Buffalo: The New New York?

New York Magazine | Adam Sternbergh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Some people will read this as a story of defeat. They will look at Herbeck and Cloyd and think, They came; they couldn't cut it; good riddance. That's...