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North Grand Island Bridge renovations are complete

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) - The NYS Thruway Authority's $8.4 million bridge rehabilitation project on the northbound North Grand Island Bridge has been completed ahead of schedule. The project included various bridge improvements and safety upgrades, including concrete deck repairs, installation of

WIVB - 2017-11-21 22:32:15

Man pleads guilty to injuring trooper in Lockport

A former Town of Lockport resident faces up to eight years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to two felonies stemming from a confrontation with State Police. Corey Bilby, 29, now of Route 275, Friendship, was living on Dysinger Road in Lockport May 22, when he resisted arrest after troopers in

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-22 13:35:04

Buffalo Police need your help ID'ing M&T Bank robbery suspect

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Buffalo Police are looking for the public's help to identify the bank robbery suspect picture above. Police say the man robbed the M&T Bank located on Main Street on Friday, November 17th. Anyone with information on his identity is asked to call or text the confidential tip li

WKBW-TV - 2017-11-21 17:10:22

Buffalo man charged with felony DWI in Cheektowaga

Jerry Williams, 39, of Buffalo (State Police) A Buffalo man with a prior conviction for driving while intoxicated was charged with felony DWI Wednesday morning in Cheektowaga, according to the State Police. Jerry Williams, 39, was pulled over for speeding at 2:14 a.m. on the Kensington Expressway, p

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-22 13:33:57

Hit-and-run victim's family finds 'new kind of thankfulness'

Five months after Dana Papaj suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was struck by a hit-and-run motorist on Grand Island, she will be home for Thanksgiving dinner. It will only be for a few hours. She's still recuperating at a nursing facility and not well enough to come home permanently. The me

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-22 16:19:14

US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 rescued

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, file photo, the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier arrives in Hong Kong. A U.S. Navy C-2 Greyhound plane carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, while on the way to the USS Ronald Reagan the Navy said. (AP Phot

WIVB - 2017-11-22 12:12:21

Arrest made in fatal Salamanca accident

SALAMANCA, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in a fatal one-vehicle crash over the weekend that claimed the life of a 21-year-old woman. Damion R. Taylor, 21, of Jimerson Road, Salamanca, was charged Tuesday with second degree manslaughter. Taylor was the drive

WIVB - 2017-11-22 21:30:26

Another Voice: Statue of WW II hero may emphasize the wrong thing

Oct. 1: A shooter with a horde of ammunition and enhanced semiautomatic rifles fired from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas into a crowd of country western music fans. He performed the unimaginable. He slaughtered 59 people and injured 500 more before he was brought down by polic

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-22 15:14:43

22-Year-Old Woman Found Dead in Bellflower Home Is ID'd

Sheriff's officials investigate the death of a woman at a home in Bellflower on Nov. 20, 2017. (Credit: KTLA) Authorities have released the name of a 22-year-old woman who died in her Bellflower home after her husband reported her not breathing following a night of drinking. Kenia Avilez's name and

KTLA.COM - 2017-11-22 17:41:27

Man Accused of Jizzing into Woman's Water Bottles Three Times at Work

A Palmdale man faces misdemeanor battery and attempted vandalism charges for slipping semen into a co-worker's water bottles and later smearing his baby batter on her computer equipment. La Palma police arrested Stevens Millancastro, 27, after the targeted woman reported in January that her computer

OC WEEKLY BLOGS - 2017-11-22 16:32:00

Pac Shores Notebook: Dominguez, Mayfair boys basketball teams drop close ones

Mayfair's Dylan Cabs2(3) heads down court against Redondo's Darrick Webb (15) in the second quarter, during day two of the Ryse Williams Pacific Shores Tournament, at Redondo Union High School. Redondo Beach Calif., Tuesday, November 21, 2017. ( Photo by Stephen Carr, Daily Breeze / SCNG ) Mayfair's

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-22 05:58:12

Signal Hill mayor, Long Beach teacher arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

The mayor of Signal Hill and a Long Beach elementary school teacher were arrested on suspicion of domestic violence against each other at a waterfront hotel Friday afternoon, according to authorities. Mayor Ed Wilson and the teacher, Deborah Betance, were booked into Long Beach jail on allegations o

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-22 00:43:09

David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' Heartthrob, Dies at 67

David Cassidy, the singer and star of "The Partridge Family" television series, died Tuesday night, his family confirmed. He was 67. "On behalf of the entire Cassidy family, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, our uncle, and our dear brother, David Cassidy," the fami

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2017-11-22 02:07:02

Unknown Amount of Lottery Tickets, $2,000 in Cash Stolen During Armed Robbery in Santa Ana

A gunman took a cash register filled with about $2,000 in cash from a Santa Ana liquor store early Wednesday following a struggle with the store's clerk, police said. The clerk was not injured during the robbery, which was reported at 12:20 a.m. at Valley Liquors at 2429 W. Edinger Ave., said Santa

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2017-11-22 11:12:26

CSULB Turnaround Reopens; Bellflower Parking Sacrificed For Bike Lane

The good news for students and residents who live near Cal State Long Beach: the West Campus Drive Turnaround reopened to traffic this week after a four-month closure, which is likely to ease congestion in and around the bustling campus. The bad news: parking spots on Bellflower Boulevard between Se

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2017-11-22 16:19:00

Tattoo you: Freddy Negrete, the black-and-gray style and an L.A. museum's new interactive exhibition

Freddy Negrete was 18 and serving time in a juvenile detention facility when the image came to him: the Greek masks of comedy and tragedy paired with the catchphrase "Smile Now, Cry Later." It was 1974 and Negrete, a member of San Gabriel's La Sangra gang, was incarceratedfor a gang-related shooting

LA TIMES - 2017-11-22 19:40:00

Stamp Out Cancer Tickets On Sale Dec. 9 In Hillsboro

Tickets for one of the most anticipated fundraisers will go on sale Saturday, Dec. 9, in downtown Hillsboro. Organizers of the eighth annual Stamp Out Cancer event have set this year's event for Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Taylor Springs. Only a limited number of tickets wi

THEJOURNAL-NEWS.NET - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

If The Lights Are On, Santa's Home

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas around Montgomery County - but especially in Schram City as Santa and Mrs. Claus build their warm, newly customized Santa House, which will be ready to greet youngsters of all ages during their open house on Friday, Nov. 24, from 5 to 8 p.m. The house is l

THEJOURNAL-NEWS.NET - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

It's Family Reading Night At Hillsboro Public Library

In addition to the many books on display for kids and their parents to read, there were also activities to keep them busy, including rock painting, puzzles and board games. Librarian Shelley Kolb came up with a great idea for children who painted rocks. For those who like hiding rocks for others to


Child Advocacy Center Coming To Hillsboro In 2018

The recent starvation case in Jerseyville highlights the need, but it's a consistent under-the-surface problem that leads to future problems in our culture. The recently formed group (the first center opened in Jerseyville in July of 2017) is a 501(c)3, which means any contributions are tax deductib