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  1. Buffalo woman pleads guilty to tax fraud schemeRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Empire State News

    Kalah Bishop, 27, of Buffalo, NY, pleaded guilty in federal court to access device fraud involving almost 50 fraudulent tax returns. Beginning in 2012, the defendant and her associates filed fraudulent federal and New York State income tax returns for more than 49 individuals.

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  2. Buffalo man sentenced for bank robberyRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Empire State News

    Ronald McClendon, Jr., 27, who was convicted of bank robbery, was sentenced to five years in prison by a federal court judge. On July 5, 2013, co-defendant Adlyn Marie Echevarria Robles entered M&T Bank, located at 1580 Hertel Avenue in Buffalo.

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  3. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 to film in New York StateRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Empire State News

    Empire State Development announced that Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies' Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 has chosen to film in New York State, in New York City and Buffalo. The sequel to last summer's blockbuster Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is expected to spend an estimated $70 million statewide, resulting in more than 1,000 New York State jobs.

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  4. Buffalo man gets long prison sentence for drug and gun convictionsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Empire State News

    BUFFALO The U.S. Attorney's office announced that George Torres, 53, of Buffalo, who was convicted of unlawfully possessing with intent to distribute more than 200 grams of heroin and possessing a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, was sentenced to 14 years in prison. The federal court judge also ordered the forfeiture of $368,270 in drug proceeds and three firearms.

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  5. Audit highlights need for better compliance with school violence reporting lawRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Empire State News

    The State Education Department has agreed to improve its enforcement of the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education Act after a state audit found schools failed to report numerous cases of violent and disruptive incidents and misclassified dozens of others, often as less serious events, State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said on Tuesday. "The SAVE Act was passed by the state Legislature in 2000 to boost school safety and address violence in our public schools," DiNapoli said.

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  6. Rapid thaw, rain in western New York could cause floodingRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | Empire State News

    With temperatures in the 40s on Sunday and possibly reaching the 60s today, the concern in Western New York is shifting from several feet of snow to possible flooding as the snow melts. Many of the drains are clogged by the snow itself and by fallen leaves.

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  7. Snow tapers off in western NY but epic cleanup will take daysRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Empire State News

    BUFFALO Roofs are collapsing under the weight of several feet of snow in Buffalo and Erie County. The good news is that little additional snow is expected, at least for now.

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  8. Snow: Another two feet or more likely in western NYRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Empire State News

    BUFFALO Early season snow, unprecedented even for Buffalo, will continue today, with the possibility of another two feet on top of up to five feet already on the ground. Governor Andrew Cuomo visited Western New York on Wednesday to tour the current storm conditions.

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  9. Epic snow buries Buffalo, western NYRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Empire State News

    BUFFALO Western New York is used to lake effect snow, but what happened this week is unheard of, this early in the season. Buffalo is buried under four feet.

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