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MLB Players Association opposes closing of New Era plant in Derby

NEW YORK (AP) — The baseball players' union is urging the sport's exclusive cap supplier to keep open its plant in Derby, New York, and not move production to a non-unionized facility in Florida.


Erie County DA dismisses dozens of marijuana possession warrants

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Erie County District Attorney John Flynn is dismissing a number of outstanding bench warrants for low-level marijuana offenses. Flynn says 35 of these kinds of warrants, issued between April 2009 and October 2018, are being dimissed. The charges include criminal possession of


Whoa! Balloons Lost in Kentucky Land in Upstate New York

We've all wondered whatever happened to that balloon that slipped out of our hand and floated away when we were young. Did it just keep floating till it got to space? No. However, an unlikely story involving some escaped balloons has left one Kentucky floral shop in shock. And they just might have l


Major League players union joins calls to keep New Era's Derby plant open

The union representing Major League Baseball players is urging the company that makes the caps its members wear to reconsider its plan to shut its factory in Derby next month. The shutdown of the New Era Cap Co. plant in Derby would put more than 200 workers out of a job as the company shifts produc


Buffalo mother found guilty in beating death of her son

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Buffalo mother has been found guilty in the death of her two-and-a-half-year-old son. Keona Owens, 23, was found guilty of murder and manslaughter by Judge Russell P. Buscaglia.


Post Time: Friday racing notebook

With the Derby trail on hiatus until next weekend’s Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream, we’ll go through some early thoughts on what’s transpired so far on the trail and what’s to come…


Pay raises for top Erie County elected officials approved

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Legislators voted along their caucus allegiances to approve salary increases for the top three elected leaders in the county. The 6-5 vote followed spirited discussion of an amendment that would have removed annual increases tied to the consumer price index from th


New York State May Not Be Done With Amazon

There could be another chapter in the Amazon story for New York, even if the setting isn’t Queens or even any other borough but rather somewhere else in the state, Newsday reports.


Congressman Anthony Brindisi hopes to improve infrastructure in Upstate New York

(WBNG) — Congressman Anthony Brindisi (D) announced his plan to bring increased federal investment in New York for infrastructure projects. Brindisi was joined by representatives of area labor unions who support efforts to improve transportation and infrastructure in the town of Schuyler in Herkimer


Assemblywoman: Study split of New York state

With deepening political, economic and cultural divisions in the two regions, Sen. Daphne Jordan believes it is time for a thorough study of whether upstate should split off from New York City, Long Island and the surrounding suburbs and become the 51st state.


Hurricane-force winds could hit Upstate NY; gusts up to 75 mph

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Wind gusts of up to 75 mph could hit Western New York and the North Country Sunday and Monday, causing widespread power outages and flooding along Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.


Southern tier police pick up a couple on drug charges

GREAT VALLEY, N.Y. (WKBW) — New York State police picked up a couple on felony drug charges during a traffic stop on US Route 219 in Great Valley on Tuesday, February 19th. Officers found 28.7 grams of cocaine in the vehicle.


City of Buffalo releases video of police lockup abuse to Buffalo News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Just one day after the Buffalo Common Council approved a settlement for an abuse case at the police lockup, there is now a look at just how violent things got that day.


New York teenager sentenced in step-grandfather's death

BUFFALO, N.Y. — An 18-year-old girl has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for her part in the beating and stabbing death of her step-grandfather in his western New York home.


Death Cab for Cutie to play at Albright-Knox

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Death Cab for Cutie will be performing at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery on June 16. Joined by Tank and the Bangas, and Phosphorescent, the band will headline this year's Rockin' at the Knox 2019 concert.


Video shows jail attendant beating handcuffed suspect in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The City of Buffalo has released surveillance video showing a now-former cell block attendant brutally beating a suspect in handcuffs nearly three years ago.


Extra work at 'The Barn' paying off for WNY's top wrestlers

On the path to this weekend’s NYSPHSAA championships in Albany, some of Western New York’s best wrestlers have been getting frequent maintenance work done on the second floor of a three-car garage at the end of a quarter-mile driveway in Elma.


Damaging winds Sunday could knock out power 'for several days'

A 75 mph wind gust in Buffalo isn't unprecedented. It just doesn't happen very often. The last time it did was Dec. 28, 2008. The National Weather Service expects it could happen again Sunday.


These singing Buffalo Police officers will make you smile

BUFFALO, N.Y. — They protect and serve our community... and some of them even sing. Two Buffalo Police officers, on a dinner break, entertained staff with their vocals at Salsarita's in downtown Buffalo February 15.


NY woman sentenced for sex trafficking

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Flushing, NY woman, convicted of sex trafficking in WNY, was sentenced to more than four years in prison. Feng Yang Chen, 43, was convicted of conspiracy to violate the Mann Act and the Travel Act related to the operation of an interstate prostitution business and using the interne