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Derrick Henry scored his third touchdown with 3:05 left, and the Tennessee Titans stopped Josh Allen on a fourth-down quarterback sneak in the final seconds to beat Buffalo 34-31 on Monday night, snapping the Bills' four-game winning streak.
The controversial legal defense protects police from liability when accused of misconduct. Advocates have called for the court or Congress to reform the doctrine.
Colin Powell died at age 84 on Monday. He spent much of his life in the military and served in the Reagan, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush administrations.
From India Walton's upset victory in the Democratic Primary, to Mayor Byron Brown's write-in campaign, WBFO has extensive coverage of the Buffalo mayoral race ahead of the Nov. 2 election.
Providing Support for Buffalo Toronto Public Media
Buffalo Toronto Public Media, along with partners Say Yes Buffalo and the Buffalo Police Athletic League, is hosting a virtual event to share segments from the documentary and spark conversations on the life of Muhammad Ali and intersections of religion, sports, race, and other social issues.
WBFO Arts & Culture Desk
- Academy Award-winning producer returns to Buffalo State
- Theater Talk: TOOTSIE is a total hoot (tix available!); Brazen Faced Varlets step up ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT; ARTIE AWARDS will be Nov. 1!
- BPO offers free concert for Hispanic Heritage Month tonight
- Italian-American Societies of WNY unveil new design for statue to replace Columbus
WBFO Business & Economy Desk
WBFO Disabilities Desk
- WNY advocate launches letter-writing campaign to increase caregiver staffing for New Yorkers with disabilities
- $300K grant will help UB create training for professors on teaching neurodiverse students
- WNYers testify on caregiver shortage impacting disability community: 'Real unmet needs'
- 'I worry that he won't survive this virus': Williamsville family says school mask mandate will protect the life of their son, who has Down syndrome
WBFO Health & Wellness Desk
- Local attorney, Conservative Party chair working to allow ivermectin as COVID treatment
- Constitutional rights to clean air and water? Environmental advocates urge voters to say yes
- Staff shortages at nursing homes are backing up healthcare process
- Court rules unvaccinated hospital workers can continue for now to claim religious exemption
WBFO Mental Health Initiative
WBFO Racial Equity Project
- M&T Bank to offer guidance, grants to multicultural small businesses
- An honest conversation about race with Nanette Massey
- Wrongful indictment against Buffalo Five members dismissed in State Supreme Court
- Hochul signs law to end sending New Yorkers back to prison on minor parole violations, immediately releases nearly 200 inmates
WBFO Older Adults News Desk
- Hochul apologizes to families of nursing home residents who died of COVID-19
- UB study finds no higher rate of breast cancer in older women who drink caffeinated coffee
- WNY has second-lowest nursing home staff vax rate of any region in the state, as mandate approaches
- Judge rules Erie County’s Ruthie’s Law is ‘unlawful’ after lawsuit by nursing homes
WBFO Women's News Desk
WBFO Education Reporting
New York News
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More than 20 states and many major cities have mandated vaccines for public employees, but police unions are pushing back, warning of staffing shortages amid a nationwide uptick in violent crime.
The nation's first Black secretary of state notably broke from the Republican Party to endorse Barack Obama in 2008. He also gave a forthright condemnation of Islamophobia.
Christina Nance had been missing since Sept. 25, her family says. Video footage from that day shows her entering the van, which was in a police parking lot. Her body was found 12 days later.
The former president is suing the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack, as well as the National Archives, to prevent the turnover of documents related to the event.
Travis McMichael, his father, Gregory McMichael, and their friend William "Roddie" Bryan have pleaded not guilty in the 2020 killing of Arbery as he jogged in a residential neighborhood in Georgia.
In an Instagram video, college football and basketball reporter Allison Williams said, "I cannot put a paycheck over principle." She cited medical reasons for not getting a COVID-19 vaccine.
Antonio Mercero, Agustín Martínez and Jorge Díaz not only created a series of highly successful novels in Mola's name, but also invented the author herself.
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A Buffalo tradition is coming back from COVID-19 lockdown.
Canadians who own property in the U.S. will be able to come see their properties for the first time since March 2020 when the border reopens Nov. 8.
Buffalo State College to offer temporary housing to Afghan evacuees utilizing Educational Opportunity CentersUp to 100 Afghan evacuees will be welcomed to stay in temporary housing on the Buffalo State College campus as part of their resettlement, said Gov. Kathy Hochul, as her office announced evacuees will be allowed access to SUNY's Educational Opportunity Centers.
A multimillion dollar repair of a breakwater along the Buffalo waterfront is a sign of climate change on Lake Erie.
Gov. Kathy Hochul says the state has ended its opposition to a 2006 ruling from New York's highest court that required billions more to be allocated each year to schools to address inequities in the education system.
A proposal from the Erie County Legislature's Minority Caucus to mandate openness in new stadium talks is on the table today,
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