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Omar Fetouh

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Shortly after Buffalo’s curfew started Thursday evening, city police and State Police swept through the area of Niagara Square directly in front of City Hall to clear the area where a protest was finishing. An unidentified, 75-year-old man was shoved by two officers wearing tactical gear. The man lost his balance and fell to the pavement, audibly hitting his head with blood running out from under his head. 

Western New York has met all of the required metrics required by the state to begin the first phase of reopening from the shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced late Monday morning.


Former congressman Chris Collins and two men charged with him in a federal insider trading case have agreed to settlements with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A judge has dismissed Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns' lawsuit against New York's Green Light law.

The popular Buffalo-based taco company Lloyd is apologizing for serving lunch to workers at the federal detention facility in Batavia.

Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns is suing top state officials over the recent passage of the Green Light Bill, which allows undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses in New York.

The University at Buffalo student who was hospitalized following a suspected fraternity hazing incident last week has died.

A University at Buffalo student was rushed to the hospital early Friday following a potential hazing incident that occurred at a fraternity house.

Nearly three weeks after Election Day, Democrat Nate McMurray reluctantly conceded his race against Rep. Chris Collins in New York's 27th Congressional District. However, the concession included an angry series of blasts at the incumbent and a vow to "fight like hell" to involve the public in politics.


New Era Cap Company says it is considering ending operations at its plant in Derby, effective in March. The facility employs more than 200 people.


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