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July 11, 2017 - 10:44 am
The US Geologic Survey reports an 2.5 magnitude earthquake near 2:30 this morning, approximately 8.6 miles from Olcott, 3.1 miles deep in Lake Ontario. The tremor was relatively minor, and initially triggered only one "felt report" sent to the USGS website. Four others were eventually filed by 11...
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June 16, 2017 - 9:28 am
Online juggernaut Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including debt. Amazon.com Inc. will pay $42 per share of Whole Foods Market Inc. The deal is targeted to close in the second half of the year. Amazon has a deal to purchase the formerAhold Inc.warehouse...
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June 09, 2017 - 11:22 am
(WBEN) Buffalo city fire crews made quick work of a two alarm blaze in Kaisertown Friday, where there were initial fears of catastrophe because of welding gasses, propane and oil stored on site at the former Worthington Compressor plant complex off Clinton Street. The fire department was called to...
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June 05, 2017 - 11:33 am
Authorities say five people have been killed in a workplace shooting near Orlando. Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said during a briefing Monday that the gunman was a disgruntled former employee who was fired in April. Demings says the gunman shot and killed himself. The sheriff says the...
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Fog is expected to remain in the area until just after drivetime. Here's the dense fog advisory from the National Weather Service, in place until 9 am Monday: Niagara-Northern Erie- Including the cities of Niagara Falls and Buffalo 428 AM EDT Mon Jun 5 2017 . ..DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9...
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June 03, 2017 - 8:54 pm
LONDON (WBEN/AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May called Sunday for tougher measures to contain Islamic extremism in Britain after an attack that killed seven people in a busy area of London and disrupted Britain's election campaign just days before a nationwide vote. The assault began Saturday night...
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May 23, 2017 - 10:13 am
Buffalo Police report the sighting of a body near Unity Island in the Niagara River BREAKING: BPD responding to a call of a body floating in the water near Unity Island. Underwater Recovery Team called to the scene. — Buffalo Police Dept (@BPDAlerts) May 23, 2017 BPD n other first responders on...
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May 23, 2017 - 9:41 am
Roger Moore, the suavely insouciant star of seven James Bond films, has died in Switzerland. He was 89. The British actor died Tuesday after a short battle with cancer, according to a family statement posted on Moore's official Twitter account. With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful...
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(WBEN) After last night's explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester England, The US Dept. Of Homeland Security said "At this time, we have no information to indicate a specific credible threat involving music venues in the United States." But concerts are so universal that events like...
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LONDON (WBEN/AP) -- An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in northern England late Monday, killing at least 22 people and injuring dozens in what police say they are treating as a terrorist attack. Manchester police say an apparent suicide bomber set off an improvised explosive device at the...
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