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Erie County

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  • 8 Shot , 4 Dead Outside Buffalo Restaurant

    8 Shot , 4 Dead Outside Buffalo Restaurant
    8 people have been shot and four have died outside a restaurant in downtown Buffalo early Saturday, police said. The location, City Grill, had been the scene of a wedding reception. Three men and one woman were fatally shot , according to Buffalo...
  • 8 Shot Outside Buffalo Restaurant,4 Dead

    8 Shot Outside Buffalo Restaurant,4 Dead
    A shooting outside a restaurant in downtown Buffalo early Saturday killed four people, including a man in town to celebrate his first wedding anniversary, and wounded four others, police said. The victims were leaving a large party inside the City...
  • Buffalo Gunman Arrested In Deadly Shooting

    Buffalo Gunman Arrested In Deadly Shooting
    A woman is trying to come to terms with the death of her husband of exactly one year, who was shot and killed early Saturday morning along with three others in their party outside a popular restaurant. Police have a suspect in custody. They have...
  • Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Buffalo Suspect, For Now

    Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Buffalo Suspect, For Now
    Police have dropped murder charges against the man accused of shooting four people to death early Saturday morning outside the City Grill Restaurant. But, Keith Johnson, 25, is now a material witness in the case and remains in jail for an unrelated...
  • Lawyers Meet In Advance Of NY Beheading Trial

    Lawyers Meet In Advance Of NY Beheading Trial
    Attorneys plan to meet again later this week before the founder of a Muslim-oriented television station goes on trial on charges he beheaded his estranged wife inside the station's New York studios. Defense and prosecution lawyers discussed jury...
  • Contrasting Accounts In New York Beheading Trial

    Contrasting Accounts In New York Beheading Trial
    Contrasting images of a former New York television executive accused of stabbing and decapitating his wife were presented on the opening day of his trial Tuesday, with prosecutors calling the attack a final act of domination and control over the woman who...
  • Former TV Exec Gets 25 Years to Life in Wife's Beheading

    Former TV Exec Gets 25 Years to Life in Wife's Beheading
    BUFFALO, Ny. -- A former television executive was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison Wednesday for the beheading death of his wife. After an hour of deliberation, an upstate New York jury convicted Muzzammil "Mo" Hassan of second-degree murder...
  • 5 great gifts for wordy types

    5 great gifts for wordy types
    It's a beautiful thing to walk through life in love with words. (Not so beautiful when Words With Friends is the object of your affection, as Alec Baldwin will attest.) Ejection from American Airlines flights and ensuing Twitter battles notwithstanding,...
  • As DNA test backlogs soar, U.S. cuts funding

    Last summer, the Los Angeles Police Department was dealt a rude shock. Expecting nearly $1 million in federal grant money to help cover the cost of analyzing DNA evidence in rape cases and other violent crimes, the department was awarded only half that...
  • Christine Quinn Weeps Over Same-Sex Marriage; Protesters Rally

    Christine Quinn Weeps Over Same-Sex Marriage; Protesters Rally
    New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn broke down at the podium of a press conference Thursday morning when asked about the Senate's rejection of the same-sex marriage bill. "My father is 83-years-old. Kim's father is 83-years-old," Quinn said...
  • NEW: Two Firefighters Killed In Buffalo Fire

    Two firefighters died Monday morning when the floor of a burning convenience store collapsed beneath them. firefighter deaths. RECASTS headlines. ADDS byline. Will be led following news conference, scheduled for noon EDT. AP Photos NYDD101-103 By CAROLYN...
  • Two Firefighters Killed In Store Collapse

    Two Firefighters Killed In Store Collapse
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The first floor of a burning convenience store collapsed into the basement early Monday morning, killing two firefighters. Flag-draped gurneys carrying the bodies were brought out of the two-story building shortly before 10 a.m. as...