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Fired officer who halted excessive force arrest wins pension

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Buffalo, New York, police officer who was fired for trying to stop another officer from using a chokehold on a handcuffed suspect has won a yearslong legal fight to overturn her...

Weinstein challenges extradition to face California charges

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A lawyer for convicted movie producer Harvey Weinstein on Monday challenged Weinstein's extradition to California to face sexual assault charges contained in a newly revealed indi...

Class-action lawsuit alleges brutality by Rochester police

A class-action lawsuit filed Monday accuses Rochester officials of allowing a culture of police brutality against racial minorities to fester and asks a court to force reforms. The c...

Reopening hurdles linger for schools, despite rescue funding

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The latest federal coronavirus relief package includes $81 billion that began flowing to states this week with the goal of helping schools reopen quickly — with one problem being ...

Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Reed accused of sexual misconduct

U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, a Republican from western New York, is accused of rubbing a female lobbyist's back and unhooking her bra, without her consent, at a networking event in a Minneapolis pub in 2017. ...

Repairs underway to save historic warship taking on water

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Keeping the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park from going under during the pandemic has been hard enough without also having to worry about keeping one of its sta...

With Cuomo under fire, No. 2 Kathy Hochul treads carefully

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — As a chorus of top Democrats demanded New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation over sexual harassment allegations last week, the woman who would succeed him if he stepped down did...

'It's exhausting.' A year of distance learning wears thin

AMERICUS, Ga. (AP) — At first, many schools announced it would last only a couple weeks. A year later, the unplanned experiment with distance learning continues for thousands of students who have yet ...

Wrongful death suit filed on behalf of Daniel Prude's kids

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Attorneys for the five children of Daniel Prude, a Black man who died after being restrained by police during a mental health episode, announced a federal lawsuit Monday against...

Prude’s family says videos show crime; Officers say no

Joe Prude watched in angry disbelief as New York state’s top prosecutor announced there would be no criminal charges against the police officers seen on video pinning his younger brother to the stree...

No charges against officers involved in Daniel Prude's death

Police officers shown on body camera video holding Daniel Prude down naked and handcuffed on a city street last winter until he stopped breathing will not face criminal charges, according to a grand ...

Divides in parent opinion complicate school reopening push

President Joe Biden is pushing for K-8 schools to fully reopen in his first 100 days. But don’t look for Omeisha Snape’s kids in the classrooms. The New York City mother made the de...

'I am a child!' Police pepper spray shows kids not exempt

The 9-year-old Black girl sat handcuffed in the backseat of a police car, distraught and crying for her father as the white officers grew increasingly impatient while they tried to wrangle her fully i...

Schools plan for potential of remote learning into the fall

Parents of schoolchildren learning from home shouldn't necessarily count on reclaiming the dining room table any time soon. After seeing two academic years thrown off course by the p...

Mother of pepper-sprayed 9-year-old says daughter is coping

A 9-year-old Black girl who was handcuffed and pepper-sprayed by white police officers typically is “a giant teddy bear” who loves music and playing the video game Fortnite, according to her mother, w...