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Allan Harris
February 04, 2018 - 7:23 am
CAYCE, S.C. (AP/WBEN) — A crash between an Amtrak passenger train and a CSX freight train in South Carolina on Sunday killed two people and injured about 70 others, authorities said. The Amtrak train was heading from New York to Miami with about 139 people on board when the crash happened around 2:...
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January 30, 2018 - 10:40 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Great Arrow Ave. between Delaware and Elmwood was closed due to a gas leak on Tuesday morning. Crews are working on shutting off a valve and report some progress, with the flow of gas being diminished. Businesses nearby have been evacuated as a precaution. Tapestry Charter...
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There will be some rough driving on area roads today with blowing snow, slick spots and bad visibility. Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming Counties: Winter Weather Advisory with blowing snow and poor visibility until 7 pm Tuesday night Chautauqua & Cattaraugus Counties: Lake Effect...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, leaves the House Chamber after voting on the Republican tax bill, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans muscled the most sweeping rewrite of the nation's tax laws in more than three decades through the House. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
December 20, 2017 - 3:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jubilant Republicans pushed on early Wednesday to the verge of the most sweeping rewrite of the nation's tax laws in more than three decades, a deeply unpopular bill they insist Americans will learn to love when they see their paychecks in the new year. President Donald Trump...
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This photo provided by Washington State Patrol shows an Amtrak train that derailed south of Seattle on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Authorities reported "injuries and casualties." The train derailed about 40 miles (64 kilometers) south of Seattle before 8 a.m., spilling at least one train car on to busy Interstate 5. (Washington State Patrol via AP)
December 18, 2017 - 1:13 pm
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — An Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a new route hurtled off an overpass Monday near Tacoma and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing an undisclosed number of people, authorities said. Seventy-eight passengers and five crew members were aboard when...
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December 13, 2017 - 11:26 am
For the first of his annual state of the state proposals, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced he wants legislation that would result in "the immediate removal of all firearms" from people who have been convicted of domestic violence offenses. The measure --which he says would include misdemeanor...
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NBC News has fired Matt Lauer as anchor of the Today Show, citing inappropriate behavior in the workplace. The announcement was made by the network on Twitter, and addressed by co-anchor Savannah Guthrie at the top of the "Today" show, where Lauer has been an anchor for two decades. NBC News...
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November 24, 2017 - 12:06 pm
LONDON (AP) — British police say they are responding to reports of an incident at Oxford Circus subway station, one of London's busiest. British Transport Police tweeted Friday afternoon that officers are on the scene. Witnesses on social media report people running into nearby shops and pubs...
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(WBEN) A store owner across the street from the Dollar General store at French and Union Roads in Cheektowaga was the apparent key to stopping a late Tuesday afternoon shooting that the police chief says could have been much worse, with many dead had he not intervened. A gunman, later found to be...
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Allan Harris
November 12, 2017 - 6:26 am
(WBEN'AP) President Donald Trump on Sunday offered to mediate in the South China Sea disputes, while his Chinese counterpart played down concerns over Beijing's military buildup and the prospects of war in the contested waters. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke separately about the...
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