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September 05, 2018 - 6:49 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Charter Communications launched a mobile app called "Spectrum Mobile" for existing customers of the internet and cable service in Western New York. The company quietly began the app this summer but announced the full launch on Tuesday. The new app will allow customers to vary...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns' Mychal Kendricks is shown during an NFL football training camp in Berea, Ohio. Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia say Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks used insider trading tips from an acquaintance to make about $1.2 million in illegal profits on four major trading deals. Kendricks says in a statement released by his lawyer Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, that he’s sorry and “deeply” regrets his actions.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
August 29, 2018 - 11:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia say Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks used insider trading tips from an acquaintance to make about $1.2 million in illegal profits on four major trading deals. U.S. Attorney William McSwain says co-defendant Damilare Sonoiki was...
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FILE - This Aug. 8, 2018 file photo shows Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins as he leaves federal court in New York. In an about-face, Collins says he will suspend his re-election campaign after insider-trading indictment. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 11, 2018 - 2:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Rep. Chris Collins announcing that he will not run for re-election (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Republicans in New York state are scrambling to figure out how to legally remove Rep. Chris Collins from the November ballot and replace him with another candidate...
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Alaska Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at Sea-Tac International Airport Friday evening, Aug. 10, 2018, in SeaTac, Wash. An airline mechanic stole an Alaska Airlines plane without any passengers and took off from Sea-Tac International Airport in Washington state on Friday night before crashing near Ketron Island, officials said. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 11, 2018 - 3:33 am
SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — A "suicidal" airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and was chased by military jets before crashing into a small island in the Puget Sound on Friday night, officials said. Preliminary information suggests the...
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August 08, 2018 - 10:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of western New York state has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades. The charges were announced and the indictment unsealed in New York City on Wednesday. The...
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Cynthia Nixon leaves her first campaign event in Buffalo on April 25, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
May 04, 2018 - 4:55 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — "Sex and the City" star and New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon released tax returns on Friday showing she and her wife had an income of $1.9 million last year and gave about $53,000 to charity. The Democratic candidate released the returns after initially filing an...
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April 30, 2018 - 1:29 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Relief is on the way for New York drivers being rattled by countless potholes produced by a harsh, lingering winter. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that more than $100 million in state funding will be spent on repaving and repairing state-owned roadways. The Democrat says...
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CSS Oncology (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Despite a report that CCS Oncology is going out of business, the cancer care provider tells WBEN that they remain open for patients. "It's an editorialization of what was filed in court, and is not factually accurate," said Brendan Chiarilli of CCS Oncology on reports of the...
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Emergency personnel respond to a collapsed pedestrian bridge at Florida International University on Thursday, March 15, 2018, in the Miami area. The brand-new pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway crushing several vehicles. (Roberto Koltun/Miami Herald via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 3:52 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A new pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway at a Miami-area college Thursday, crushing at least five vehicles under massive slabs and killing several people, authorities said. Several people were seen being loaded into ambulances and authorities launched search and rescue missions...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, students hold their hands in the air as they are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., after a shooter opened fire on the campus. Emergency calls from parents and students during the Florida high school massacre show 911 operators at first trying to grasp the enormity of the emergency and then calmly trying to gather information to assist arriving law enforcement officers. The officers arrive to find chaos as delays allowed the shooter to flee. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)
March 12, 2018 - 6:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Sunday pledged to help states pay for firearms training for teachers and reiterated its call to improve the background check system as part of a new plan to prevent school shootings. But in a move sure to please the gun lobby, the plan does not include a push to...
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