Category Archives: Western New York

  • New IIHS report shows protection better for drivers than most front-seat passengers

    New IIHS report shows protection better for drivers than most front-seat passengers (MEDIA GENERAL) – A new study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety discovered several small SUVs that grade positively on frontal crashes involving the driver’s corner of the vehicle do not perform as well when…

  • Summer emergencies: When to go to urgent care vs. ER

    Summer emergencies: When to go to urgent care vs. ER GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) — Summertime means more people outside and a greater chance for injury. Media General contributors asked doctors in the Bon Secours St. Francis downtown ER what they see the most of this time of year. Heat exhaustion,…

  • NHL’s top prospects tour Buffalo, Niagara Falls

    NHL’s top prospects tour Buffalo, Niagara Falls BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The projected top picks in this years NHL draft are getting a closer look at this year’s host city. On Wednesday afternoon a handful of hopefuls visited Coca Cola field and hung out with the Bisons, participating in batting…

  • Local high school implements LGBTQ ‘safe zone’

    Local high school implements LGBTQ ‘safe zone’ BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Health Sciences Charter school has considered itself a safe zone for LGBTQ students since the start of the year. It was implemented back in January to promote a proactive discussion about gender and sexuality. The safe zone…

  • Mom charged in death of Michigan 4-year-old on her birthday

    Mom charged in death of Michigan 4-year-old on her birthday KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — A 25-year-old Michigan woman is being charged with the death of her 4-year-old daughter on her birthday. Daveeta Lee Walker has been charged with two counts of felony murder, first-degree child abuse and torture in connection…

  • Decaying body found impaled, stuck in Alabama warehouse window

    Decaying body found impaled, stuck in Alabama warehouse window BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A body has been found stuck in the burglar bars of an Alabama warehouse. Sources say Birmingham police Sgt. Bryan Shelton says police received a call about a body in a window on Wednesday. Court VanScyoc, president…

  • Mysterious ‘zombie bee’ scourge reaches southern US

    Mysterious ‘zombie bee’ scourge reaches southern US NORFOLK (AP) — The mysterious “zombie bee” parasite that kills honeybees has reached the southern United States after scientists confirmed a case in Virginia about an hour outside Roanoke, researchers announced this week. The discovery suggests the phenomenon is more widespread than…

  • World Trade Center skyscrapers: 3 up, 1 to go

    World Trade Center skyscrapers: 3 up, 1 to go NEW YORK (AP) — The World Trade Center’s newest, $2.5 billion skyscraper reached its full 80 stories Thursday — one of three high-rises now up at the site, with one more to go. Almost 15 years after the twin towers…

  • Texas woman has foreign accent syndrome after jaw surgery

    Texas woman has foreign accent syndrome after jaw surgery HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area woman’s accent sounds completely different since she underwent jaw surgery in December, and doctors say she might have a neurological condition called foreign accent syndrome. In a video posted online, Lisa Alamia’s accent swings between various…