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Study: Tackle football could lead to impaired mood later in life

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - There was some disturbing news Tuesday, for parents with children who play tackle football. A new study found a link between youth football at an early age and certain brain disorders. As CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez explained, it's a much more subtle type of damage than we've heard

WIVB - 2017-09-21 21:26:46

Aaron Hernandez lawyer: Brain showed 'severe' case of CTE

FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court, in Boston. A judge is set to hear arguments in a push by lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez to erase his conviction in a 2013 murder. The former New Englan

WIVB - 2017-09-21 20:44:35

Attorney: Tests show Aaron Hernandez had CTE

Aaron Hernandez, the former NFL star who took his life while serving a murder sentence in prison, had chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- commonly known as CTE -- attorney Jose Baez said Thursday. Baez cited study results compiled by the Boston University CTE Center, which examined Hernandez's brain

WKBW-TV - 2017-09-21 20:26:57

Erie County man admits to sex crimes with a five year-old

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - A town of Boston man admits to having sexual contact with a child. David Stitt, 63, pleaded guilty in State Supreme Court Thursday to one count of sexual conduct against a child. Stitt admitted he had oral sexual contact with a five year-old several times between June 2016 and

WKBW-TV - 2017-09-21 16:38:25

Lawyer: Aaron Hernandez had stage-3 CTE, family plans to sue New England Patriots, NFL

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found to have advanced CTE, according to the family's lawyer, following a Boston University study. Lawyer Jose Baez said Thursday that the study revealed Stage-3 CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy), which is normally associated with a man

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-21 21:21:00

Toys R Us revs up for holiday hiring

NEW YORK (AP) - Toys R Us may have filed for Chapter 11 reorganization this week, but the toy chain is revving up its holiday hiring. The Wayne, New Jersey-based chain said Thursday it will be accepting job applications for part-time holiday positions at stores and distribution centers in the U.S. T

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-21 14:06:52

Lawsuit alleges closed funeral home ripped off clients who prepaid for funerals

In February 2014, James Hanley paid $2,695 to Wurtz Funeral Home in Boston to cover his future funeral and burial expenses. Last October, Hanley moved into a nursing home out of state closer to where his daughter, Sharon, lives. When he became gravely ill and died in April just before his 83rd birth

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-21 18:32:48

'Stronger' does justice to a reluctant 'Boston Strong' hero

Jeff Bauman was a 27-year-old chicken fryer at Costco, a man who hadn't yet grown up, who lived at home with his mother and who lost his girlfriend because he was never there when she needed him. Bauman had as much to do with the grand old traditions of the Boston Marathon as the Tsarnaev Brothers,

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Boston man pleads guilty to child sexual abuse

A Town of Boston man has admitted in State Supreme Court to repeatedly sexually abusing a 5-year-old child over the course of nearly a year, the Erie County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday. David Stitt, 63, pleaded guilty before Justice John L. Michalski to one count of course of sexua

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-21 19:50:45

Boston's fate lies with a zombie hurricane as Maria moves north

Hurricane Maria continued its thunderous roll northward as forecasters struggled to pin down a trajectory. Whether the storm makes landfall again could be determined by a zombie. That's what former Hurricane Jose will soon be in the meteorological vernacular, a once-dangerous tropical system that ha

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2017-09-21 11:50:00

US attorney general to address law enforcement in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions is heading to Boston to talk to law enforcement officials about transnational organized crime. Sessions is expected to give remarks Thursday at the U.S. attorney's office in the federal courthouse in Boston. Targeting transnational gangs such as MS-13 has

WIVB - 2017-09-21 04:34:15

Rare bicycle collection to be unveiled Saturday at Pierce-Arrow Museum

For nearly half a century, no one has seen the vintage bicycles and rare bike memorabilia that Jim and Mary Ann Sandoro collected. That includes the 1886 Columbia high wheel bicycle the couple bought for $325 in 1970 at a flea market outside of Cleveland. Since then, the couple kept acquiring vintag

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-21 17:32:12

Hometown Heroes looking for Hamburg veterans

Hamburg's Hometown Heroes banner project is accepting applications for its seventh season. The project honors veterans by placing a photo of them in uniform on a banner that is attached to a utility pole along Main and Buffalo streets between April 1 and Veterans Day. After Veterans Day, the banners

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-21 12:50:33

Outdoors Calendar (Sept. 20)

Sept. 20 - Genesee County Ducks Unlimited Dinner at Terry Hills Banquet Facility, 5122 Clinton St., Batavia, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Call Mindy Kilby at 585-344-1262 for more information. Reservations by Sept. 16. Sept. 21 - The Lake Erie Chapter of Fly Fishers International will hold its monthly mee

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-20 12:57:46

Review: 'Stronger' tells a survivor's heart-wrenching story

"Stronger " is about a survivor but it is not a feel-good movie. In 2013, 27-year-old Jeff Bauman went to watch his ex-girlfriend, Erin Hurley, run the Boston Marathon. He was there when the bombs went off and lost both of his legs as a result. An Associated Press photograph of Bauman, bloodied and

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-20 18:41:28

Sammy Watkins is a flat-earther

Planet Earth is round. It can be defined as an oblate spheroid, since its rotation causes it to be slightly wider at the equator, but if you shrunk our planet down it would be as round and as smooth as billiard ball, even though its peaks and valleys seem massive from our vantage point. But despite

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-20 17:21:57

'Stronger' spawns a new friendship for Jake Gyllenhaal

TORONTO (AP) - Jake Gyllenhaal says he's never gotten closer to a real-life character he's played than the Boston Marathon bombing victim Jeff Bauman. While making the upcoming film "Stronger," Gyllenhaal and Bauman became close. Gyllenhaal made frequent trips to Boston to spend time with the 31-yea

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-19 20:14:49

MEHL, Edward A. "Sandy"

MEHL - Edward A. "Sandy" Of East Aurora on September 17, 2017 at the age of 57. Husband and soul mate of Laura (nee Brown) Mehl; son of Violet M. (George) Janofsky and the late Edward G. Mehl; brother of Jody (Daniel) Kelley, Leslie (Timothy) Wade, David (Jennifer) Mehl; as well as nieces and nephe

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Lillian Kuczka, 91, nurse who helped develop the crash cart

Lillian "Pat" Kuczka, a nurse who helped develop the "crisis cart" for hospitals, died Monday in Autumn View Health Care Facility, Hamburg. She was 91. Born in Orchard Park, the former Lillian F. Patterson was a 1944 graduate of Orchard Park High School and earned her certificate of nursing from the

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-20 15:52:38

Warmest Bills home game since 2002 forecast for Sunday

Five times this century, the mercury has soared to 80 degrees in Buffalo on game day. The sixth is forecast this Sunday when the second-place Buffalo Bills host the Denver Broncos at 1 p.m. at New Era Field in Orchard Park. The National Weather Service calls for sunny skies and a high of 85 degrees.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-19 13:17:37