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 2018-04-26 16:24 

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Study: More than 1 hit-and-run per minute on U.S. roads...

A new study released shocking new numbers on hit-and-runs. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, more than one hit-and-run occurs every minute on U.S. roads. The crashes led to more than 2,000 deaths in 2016; That's the highest number re...

 2018-04-26 15:56 

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Birds create confusing show of color on NWS radar...

The National Weather Service got a little confused by their radar. Take a look at the blue area over Fort Worth, Texas in the video above. It had meteorologists at the NWS asking "What's on the radar?" The color is usually associated with snow...

 2018-04-26 14:59 

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Autistic boy overcomes obstacles to build largest Lego replica of the Titanic...

The world's largest Lego Titanic replica is 24 feet long and five feet tall -- and it was built by a very special boy. Fifteen-year-old Brynjar Karl Birgisson is on the autism spectrum, and he developed a passion for learning about the Titanic at a yo...

 2018-04-26 14:18 

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Vigil held for Rochester-area girl 9 years after disappearance...

Nine years to the day after the disappearance of Chili teen Brittanee Drexel, her family held a vigil in Myrtle Beach where Drexel disappeared. She headed to Myrtle Beach without her mother's knowledge during spring break and was never seen again. Pol...

 2018-04-26 14:12 

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Jaguars owner Shahid Khan makes offer for Wembley Stadium...

Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan has made an offer to buy Wembley Stadium from the English Football Association, increasing the prospect of an NFL franchise in London. Wembley has staged regular-season NFL games since 2007 and the Jaguars started pl...

 2018-04-26 13:43 

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Local roots for accused "Golden State Killer"...

Published reports say the accused "Golden State Killer" is originally from Bath, Steuben County. Joseph DeAngelo was arrested Tuesday in Sacramento, California after investigators linked his DNA to some of the victims in a series of murders and ra...

 2018-04-26 12:36 

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Dog bites woman during argument on NYC subway...

New York City police are searching for the owner of a dog that attacked a woman during an argument on the subway. Police say the attack happened last week on the No. 4 train in Manhattan. Witnesses say the woman asked the owner to move his dog when it bum...

 2018-04-26 12:16 

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Family: Delta tied woman with disability to wheelchair...

A woman with multiple sclerosis says Delta Air Lines employees tied her to a wheelchair with a blanket when they didn't have a chair that could accommodate her disability, and her son says a supervisor cursed at her as she wept. Maria Saliagas tells W...

 2018-04-26 12:07 

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VA nominee withdraws from consideration...

White House doctor Ronny Jackson is withdrawing from consideration as Veterans Affairs secretary. Jackson says "false allegations" against him have become a distraction. The White House sent out a statement from Jackson Thursday morning. He says h...

 2018-04-26 11:21 

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Yawkey Way outside Fenway Park changed over racist past...

BOSTON (AP) Boston approved a plan Thursday to change the name of Yawkey Way, the street outside Fenway Park named in honor of a former Red Sox owner some have said was racist. The city's Public Improvement Commission unanimously approved a proposal b...

 2018-04-26 11:17 

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Suspect in serial killings lived in a tidy California suburb...

The man who authorities said Wednesday is among the worst serial killers and rapists in U.S. history is a 72-year-old Vietnam War veteran, former police officer and grandfather who lived in a tidy, suburban California home with a neatly kept green lawn. J...

 2018-04-26 11:04 

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1 million kids suffer ID theft, so parents beware...

Have you checked your child's credit report lately? You may want to. More than 1 million children had their identities stolen in 2017, according to new research. Worse, because a child's credit report is a "blank slate," crooks can use a k...

 2018-04-26 10:39 

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Nickelodeon bringing back "Double Dare"...

This summer, Nickelodeon is asking "dare or double dare?" The cable channel is bringing back the hit game show Double Dare, which ran from 1986 to 1993. Contestants on the show faced a series of obstacles, like a giant prop nose and a one-ton huma...

 2018-04-26 10:36 

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Reds activate 3rd baseman Suarez, promote Herrera...

CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds activated third baseman Eugenio Suarez from the 10-day disabled list and promoted infielder-outfielder Rosell Herrera from Triple-A Louisville before Thursday's game against the Braves. Outfielder Phillip Ervin and infielder C...

 2018-04-26 10:19 

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Chautauqua Co. lawmakers approve creation of animal abuser registry...

Chautauqua County has joined a handful of other counties in New York State in requiring people convicted of animal abuse charges to be on an online registry for everyone to see. The Chautauqua County Legislature unanimously approved the measure creating t...

 2018-04-26 10:02 

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Barkley, Chubb, 4 QBs draft's top prizes...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Dave Gettleman has learned many lessons as an NFL executive. The new general manager of the New York Giants has one mantra in the draft room. He says teams must "stay with the value." They "can't get too cute" or ...

 2018-04-26 08:22 

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Jags owner Khan offers to buy Wembley...

LONDON (AP) Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan has made an offer to buy Wembley Stadium from the English Football Association, increasing the prospect of an NFL franchise in London. Wembley has staged regular-season NFL games since 2007 and the Jaguar...

 2018-04-26 03:14 

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Retired police detective "relieved" cold case murder solved...

More than two decades later Niagara County officials make an arrest in a 1993 cold case murder. North Tonawanda High School student, 17-year-old Mandy Steingasser was last seen on September 19, 1993, with her classmate, Joseph Belstadt, at the corner of 5...

 2018-04-26 03:11 

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Buffalo Public School board approves 4 year financial plan to help district's debt...

Buffalo Public Schools will have to find more ways to save money to help with its more than $8 million debt. The school board hopes a four-year financial plan will help. Members approved the plan during a special meeting Wednesday. Chief Financial Officer...

 2018-04-26 02:43 

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Rockets advance to 2nd round with eyes on bigger goals...

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Rockets spent almost no time celebrating their first-round playoff series win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. For the top-seeded Rockets, it simply moved them a little closer toward their goal of bringing the f...

 2018-04-26 02:37 

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Woman dies in Niagara Falls fire...

A fire that broke out early Wednesday morning in Niagara Falls has claimed a life. A woman in her 40s was found dead inside her Porter Road home. Fire crews were called to the house around 1 a.m. It's believed the fire started in the kitchen, but the ...

 2018-04-26 02:34 

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Attorneys for Joseph Mlyniec expected to use "extreme emotional disturbance" in defense...

Attorneys for a retired Wyoming County Sheriff's deputy charged with second degree murder are expected to say their client suffered an "extreme emotional disturbance". Joseph Mlyniec is charged in the shooting death of Robert Irvine III outsid...

 2018-04-26 02:26 

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VIDEO: Red Cross is helping WNY residents "Sound the Alarm" this weekend...

The Red Cross is holding its "Sound the Alarm" event in Western New York this weekend. Volunteers will install 550 free smoke alarms in homes across eight counties this Saturday. Jay Bonafede, chief communications officer for the Red Cross of West...

 2018-04-26 02:11 

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Gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon visits Buffalo...

Actress and activist Cynthia Nixon visited Buffalo Wednesday for the first time as a candidate for governor. Nixon wasted no time tearing into Gov. Andrew Cuomo's economic development initiatives, calling it a "top down program". Nixon said th...

 2018-04-26 01:51 

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Westbrook scores 45; Thunder beat Jazz to avoid elimination...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Russell Westbrook unleashed the same fury he had in Game 4, just a little more efficiently this time. Westbrook was controlled, and he was too much for Utah. Silent and serious, the reigning league MVP scored 33 of his 45 points in the ...

 2018-04-26 01:28 

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Capela scores 26, Rockets eliminate Wolves with 122-104 win...

HOUSTON (AP) Clint Capela had 26 points and 15 rebounds, James Harden added 24 points and the Houston Rockets pulled away in the third quarter to get another lopsided win and eliminate the Minnesota Timberwolves with a 122-104 victory in Game 5 of the fir...

 2018-04-26 01:25 

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Thieves steal money raised for North Carolina woman's kidney transplant, police say...

Thieves stole all the money raised by a North Carolina woman desperate to help ease the cost of a kidney transplant for her daughter-in-law, local police said Tuesday. Becky Joyner owns a bait and tackle shop in Rocky Mount, and she spent the last two mon...

 2018-04-26 01:03 

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Didi goes deep again, Austin powers Yankees past Twins 7-4...

NEW YORK (AP) For anyone unable to see him out there: Didi Gregorius had another huge night. Make that Tyler Austin , too. Gregorius homered for the fourth straight game and added two RBIs to his major league-leading total, going 3 for 3 with two walks to...

 2018-04-26 01:02 

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Former substitute teacher bests Kershaw, Marlins top Dodgers...

LOS ANGELES (AP) Trevor Richards has worked as a substitute teacher and in a brewery, just trying to make ends meet while he chased a major league career. He outworked three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday night, and it seems his d...

 2018-04-26 00:53 

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Five-win White Sox, Royals open five-game set...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chicago White Sox won their first two games of the season. On the road. At Kansas City. Since then they've won three games, losing 16 of 19. The White Sox have lost nine of their past 10 games after falling 4-3 to the Seattle M...

 2018-04-26 00:48 

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Osuna HR, Pirates beat Tigers 8-3 for doubleheader split...

PITTSBURGH (AP) Jose Osuna made the most of his brief stay with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Osuna, called up from the minor leagues to serve as an extra player for the second game of a doubleheader, hit a three-run home run to lift the Pirates to an 8-3 victo...

 2018-04-26 00:44 

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Pirates try for second series win over Tigers...

The Pittsburgh Pirates will look to get back to winning a series when they host the Detroit Tigers on Thursday at PNC Park. The Pirates (13-11) broke a five-game losing streak Wednesday when they won the second game of a doubleheader 8-3. They dropped the...

 2018-04-26 00:40 

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Didi goes deep again, Austin powers Yankees past Twins 7-4...

NEW YORK (AP) For anyone unable to see him out there: Didi Gregorius had another huge night. Make that Tyler Austin , too. Gregorius homered for the fourth straight game and added two RBIs to his major league-leading total, going 3 for 3 with two walks to...

 2018-04-26 00:40 

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Ozuna breaks out of slump, Cardinals roll past Mets...

ST. LOUIS (AP) Desperate to break out of a slump, Marcell Ozuna resorted to changing lumber. The move worked wonders for the St. Louis Cardinals' outfielder. Using a bat borrowed from teammate Jose Martinez, Ozuna hit a tiebreaking two-run single, and...

 2018-04-26 00:34 

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Red Sox, Jays set for rubber match...

TORONTO -- The Boston Red Sox have been winning for the most part this season, and they fixed the only glitch to their superb start Wednesday night by defeating the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3. The victory ended the Red Sox's three-game losing streak, and t...

 2018-04-26 00:28 

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Rangers close out Oakland 4-2, end A's 4-game win streak...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers' beleaguered bullpen delivered Wednesday night to help salvage the final game of a disappointing homestand. Four relievers worked 4 1/3 innings, the only baserunner reaching on a throwing error, as the Rangers b...

 2018-04-26 00:24 

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Two teens stabbed waiting for Philadelphia subway...

Two 17-year-old boys were stabbed waiting for a subway train after school in Philadelphia, and police say they're in critical condition. It happened at a bustling downtown station just before 4 p.m. Wednesday, not long after public schools let out. Th...

 2018-04-26 00:21 

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Capela scores 26; Rockets eliminate Wolves with 122-104 win...

HOUSTON (AP) Clint Capela had 26 points and 15 rebounds, James Harden added 24 points and the Houston Rockets pulled away in the third quarter to get another lopsided win and eliminate the Minnesota Timberwolves with a 122-104 victory in Game 5 of the fir...

 2018-04-26 00:21 

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Yankees vie for sweep of Twins behind red-hot Gregorius...

NEW YORK -- Many things are clicking now for the New York Yankees, but nothing like the bat of shortstop Didi Gregorius. Gregorius has homered in the last four games and is five games away from completing the best month of his career after homering and dr...

 2018-04-26 00:20 

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Syndergaard-Martinez duel highlights Mets-Cards finale...

If one's baseball tastes run toward 100 mph fastballs and strikeouts, Thursday's series finale between the New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals in Busch Stadium might be for you. Two of the game's hardest throwers square off in a matinee as N...

 2018-04-26 00:19 

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Pacers believe LeBron goaltended on block in final seconds...

CLEVELAND (AP) The Indiana Pacers felt cheated - by LeBron James and the officials. Moments before James beat them with a game-winning, step-back 3-pointer at the buzzer, the Pacers were poised to take the lead in Game 5 on Victor Oladipo 's driving l...

 2018-04-26 00:18 

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Braves, newcomer Acuna face Reds' Bailey...

The Atlanta Braves, off to an encouraging but not overwhelming start, decided to speed up the timetable a little and push the future of the franchise into the present. Ronald Acuna Jr., rated the majors' best prospect by multiple scouting outlets and ...

 2018-04-26 00:17 

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Westbrook scores 45; Thunder beat Jazz to avoid elimination...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Russell Westbrook scored 45 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 25 points down in the second half to fight off elimination and beat the Utah Jazz 107-99 on Wednesday night. Westbrook also had 15 rebounds and seven assists....

 2018-04-26 00:15 

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Homers lift Indians past Cubs, but Miller injured in 4-1 win...

CLEVELAND (AP) The Cleveland Indians might need to get along with reliever Andrew Miller for a bit. Miller left Wednesday night's 4-1 win over the Chicago Cubs because of a tight left hamstring. He was set for an MRI on Thursday, and manager Terry Fra...

 2018-04-26 00:07 

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UTSA star could soon be wearing a star on his helmet...

A UTSA standout could find himself headed north to play in Jerry's World. The Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year will probably be evaluated closely, considering he plays in a need position of the Cowboys. It also doesn't hurt he holds sch...

 2018-04-26 00:04 

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Cowboys keeping hush on potential picks...

The Dallas Cowboys have said a lot this week in advance of Thursday night's start to the NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium, but they have revealed little. However, many think the Cowboys could take a wide receiver early. "Right now, we don't have what...

 2018-04-26 00:03 

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Chacin helps Brewers top Royals 6-2 for eighth straight win...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Jhoulys Chacin had walked three batters each of his last three outings, so the Brewers' veteran right-hander was surprised when the Kansas City Royals kept swinging early in the count. They had no choice the way he was pounding t...

 2018-04-26 00:01 

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Wild Kershaw walks 6 in loss to Marlins...

LOS ANGELES (AP) Trevor Richards outpitched Clayton Kershaw just months removed from working as a substitute elementary school teacher, and the Miami Marlins took advantage of a wild outing from the Dodgers' ace to beat Los Angeles 8-6 on Wednesday ni...

 2018-04-26 00:00 

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Betts hits 2 HRs as Red Sox beat Blue Jays 4-3...

TORONTO (AP) After six home runs in his last seven games, it seems Mookie Betts ' isn't impressing his teammates anymore. "We don't care about Mookie, we care about the Bruins," Hanley Ramirez joked in the locker room after Betts' ...

 2018-04-25 23:54 

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Cynthia Nixon blames Gov. Cuomo after Buffalo venues reject campaign event...

Democratic candidate for New York governor Cynthia Nixon thinks two-time incumbent Andrew Cuomo was behind the refusal by two venues to host her campaign's first stop in the state's second-largest city. The "Sex and the City" star's ec...

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