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Allan Harris
October 08, 2017 - 5:49 am
(WBEN/AP) Hurricane Nate brought flooding and power outages as it sloshed ashore outside Biloxi early Sunday, the first hurricane to make landfall in Mississippi since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The storm hit the state with maximum sustained winds near 85 mph (140 kph) but weakened later to a...
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A 12-year-old girl was rescued after she fell into an open manhole on a South Buffalo sidewalk Tuesday morning and spent approximately one hour in the water there. "A by-passer was talking his daily walk and heard her screaming," Buffalo Fire Dept. Capt. Dan O'Leary told WBEN. The girl, whose name...
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When gunfire broke out on the Las Vegas strip late Sunday night, Michelle Leonard was in a booth near the main entrance of a concert that was taking place across the street from the Mandalay Bay Casino. "It sounded like a thousand shots," Leonard, a vendor, told ABC News in a tearful phone...
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October 02, 2017 - 3:20 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A gunman perched high on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino unleashed a shower of bullets down on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 58 people and wounding as many as 500 as tens of thousands of frantic concert-goers screamed and ran for their lives,...
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Allan Harris
October 01, 2017 - 5:09 am
(WBEN/AP) Former Buffalo Bills football legend O.J. Simpson became a free man again Sunday after serving nine years for a botched hotel-room heist in Las Vegas that brought the conviction and prison time he avoided in the killings of his wife and her friend after his 1995 acquittal. Nevada state...
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September 26, 2017 - 11:17 am
(WBEN/AP) A federal court has granted ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam a new trial in their corruption cases. Skelos was convicted in 2015 on extortion, bribery and conspiracy charges. He was sentenced last year to five years in prison and appealed to the 2nd U.S. Circuit...
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Heavy rain is falling in parts of the Southern Tier and will continue at least until the Flood Warning expires later Thursday morning Here's the warning from the National Weather Service: THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 AM EDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN CATTARAUGUS AND SOUTHEASTERN...
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Allan Harris
September 10, 2017 - 4:47 am
(WBEN/AP) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Hurricane Irma regained strength as it closed in on the Florida Keys early Sunday and forecasters monitored a crucial shift in its trajectory - just a few more miles to the west - that could keep its ferocious eye off the southwest Florida coast and over warm gulf...
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The US Geologic Survey reports a small minor earthquake off Newfane early this morning in Lake Ontario. near 3:21 in the morning. The quake is of such small magnitude that it's effects are minimal and may not have even been noticed, according to Mark Castner, director of the Braun-Ruddick...
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