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Seeking to remove MLK sculpture that doesn't look like him

Oct. 23, 2018 2:14 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A community activist says he has gathered more than 6,000 signatures to replace a large sculpture of Martin Luther King Jr. in a western New York park. Samuel Herbert tells WIVB-TV his goal is to get 10,000 signatures and a new statue by 2020. He says the 8-foot bust of King that sits...

Trump refugee cuts slow resurgence of cities like Buffalo

Oct. 23, 2018 10:20 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — When thousands of others fled the struggling Rust Belt city of Buffalo, refugees poured in to fill the void and invigorate the economy. Blighted blocks were tidied up by new arrivals from Iraq. Shops selling Ethiopian cuisine opened, and employers snapped up workers from Myanmar and...

Bills brace for prime-time game versus Pats after latest dud

Oct. 22, 2018 8:57 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills' offense remains anemic and turnover-prone. And their defense is suddenly springing leaks again. As if things can't get much worse, the young and patchwork Bills follow up their 37-5 meltdown at Indianapolis on Sunday by preparing to host Tom Brady and the New...

Defensive resurgence helps Colts blow out Bills 37-5

Oct. 22, 2018 2:27 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts defense got battered for three weeks. A spate of injuries decimated their starting lineup just as they faced a daunting stretch of games. On Sunday, the Colts fought back. Indy forced five turnovers, had two sacks and allowed no touchdowns as it snapped a...

Burns scores 1st of season in Sharks' 4-1 win over Islanders

Oct. 21, 2018 2:23 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Sharks coach Peter DeBoer wasn't overly concerned when his team struggled to get wins on an early road trip despite controlling play for much of the time. San Jose was able to put it all together on a two-game homestand that showed what this team could be capable of achieving this...

Skinner scores 3 to lead Sabres to 5-1 win over Kings

Oct. 20, 2018 8:15 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buffalo Sabres coach Phil Housley had to shake things up, shuffling his lines against the Los Angeles Kings an effort to revive an offense that was held to one goal in three of the past four games. The moves paid off, especially the new first line of Jeff Skinner, Jason Pominville and...

Army holds off Miami of Ohio 31-30 in double overtime

Oct. 20, 2018 6:56 PM EDT

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Reeling after a late charge by Miami of Ohio forced overtime, Army regrouped and won again at Michie Stadium. Darnell Woolfolk scored on a bruising 7-yard run up the middle in the second overtime, sophomore quarterback Cam Thomas rushed for 137 yards and one touchdown in his first...

Army holds off Miami of Ohio 31-30 in double overtime

Oct. 20, 2018 4:16 PM EDT

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Darnell Woolfolk scored on a bruising 7-yard run up the middle in the second overtime, sophomore quarterback Cam Thomas rushed for 137 yards and one touchdown in his first career start, and Army held off Miami of Ohio 31-30 on Saturday. Army (5-2) remained unbeaten at home this...

Alleged MS-13 members charged with murder in 2 deaths

Oct. 19, 2018 5:11 PM EDT

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Two alleged MS-13 gang members have been charged with murder in separate killings of two teenagers who were hacked to death in New York. Josue Figueroa-Velazquez and Kevin Lopez-Morales were arraigned on a grand jury indictment Friday in the deaths of 15-year-old Angel Soler and...

Buffalo Catholic Diocese acknowledges federal inquiry

Oct. 19, 2018 5:01 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal investigators looking into clergy sexual misconduct collected documents from the Diocese of Buffalo in June but have not been in contact since then, the diocese said. The diocese acknowledged the federal inquiry late Thursday amid reports the Justice Department has opened...