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Woman's body found in home after police standoff in Buffalo

Aug. 18, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in Buffalo say a woman's body was found inside an apartment following a police standoff with a man charged in another death. WKBW reports that 24-year-old Charles Jones surrendered Friday after police responded to reports of a man barricaded in a Jefferson Avenue apartment....

Ex-NY lawmaker won't be fined for affair with staffer

Aug. 16, 2019 11:35 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former state lawmaker from the Buffalo area has acknowledged retaliating against a staffer after they had an affair. State ethics officials announced Thursday that former Assemblywoman Angela Wozniak of Cheektowaga admitted violating ethics rules as part of a settlement. The...

University at Buffalo gets $1.1 million for genetics study

Aug. 16, 2019 3:05 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The University at Buffalo is getting $1.1 million in federal funding to study mosquito and fruit fly genetics. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced the funding Thursday. They say the university's research on the nervous systems and genetics of mosquitoes and fruit...

Tentative deal set to allow NWHL resume use of Beauts logos

Aug. 14, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The National Women's Hockey League is close to resuming use of the Buffalo Beauts logos and marketing material after reaching a tentative agreement of its lawsuit against the team's former owners. Documents filed in federal court Aug. 5 show the league and Pegula Sports and...

QBs not the only transfers expected to make impact

Aug. 12, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

Most of the attention surrounding transfers this offseason justifiably has focused on the high-profile quarterbacks who have switched schools. Two former College Football Playoff starting quarterbacks are at new places. Jalen Hurts, the 2016 Southeastern Conference offensive player of the year, has moved from...

New Bills CB Captain Munnerlyn eager to face Panthers

Aug. 11, 2019 2:42 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Turns out, the Carolina Panthers may not have heard the last from cornerback Captain Munnerlyn. Cut by the Panthers in February, the 10-year veteran signed with the Buffalo Bills on Saturday and required no reminder after his first practice Sunday that next up on Buffalo's travel...

Border officers seize 257 pounds of marijuana in shipment

Aug. 11, 2019 10:45 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Border officers in Buffalo say they seized nearly 260 pounds of marijuana hidden in a tractor-trailer that was supposed to be carrying clothing. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday that officers became suspicious about the boxes and their listed weight. An inspection...

Bills sign defensive end Acho and release guard Duccasse

Aug. 11, 2019 10:16 AM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed veteran defensive end Sam Acho and released guard Vlad Duccasse. Acho has eight seasons of NFL experience and spent the past four with the Chicago Bears, where he had four sacks in 51 games. Acho was released by Chicago in March, and missed the final...

Bills sign Munnerlyn and place Gaines on injured reserve

Aug. 10, 2019 8:37 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have shuffled cornerbacks by signing veteran Captain Munnerlyn and placing E.J. Gaines on injured reserve. In other moves made during the team's day off Saturday, Buffalo signed defensive tackle Roderick Young and offensive lineman Demetrius Rhaney. The Bills...

Bills' 28-year-old rookie passes on rugby to give NFL a try

Aug. 9, 2019 9:38 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Having spent much of his life playing rugby in England, Christian Wade is so new to American football the 28-year-old Buffalo Bills running back wasn't sure what to do when he reached the end zone. Or where he was supposed to go after he scored. "I was kind of looking around and...