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The St. Catharines Sectional Tournament begins Friday, Feb. 10, in the Holiday Inn and Suites, 327 Ontario St., St. Catharines, Ont., and continues through Sunday, Feb. 12. For info, click

Get an update on the balloon floating across the nation, a new jobs report, a guilty plea in a case involving Queen Elizabeth II and a preview of the Grammy

Social media users shared a range of false claims this week. Here are the facts.

“Leo (Donovan) told me that he and the chief of detectives had gone to see the bishop about the investigation. Leo said he asked the bishop five questions. He told me, ‘The bishop lied to me’ and the investigation was ended not long after that.”

"Every time there is a major crisis, especially since I’ve run before, there are everyday people who are calling, who are emailing. They’re looking for help. I think they just want someone who is accessible and someone that’s going to listen.”

Any one of the movies on the list would make excellent Black History Month viewing.

Forest Lawn has parted ways with its longtime president, Joseph P. Dispenza, who two sources say was placed on administrative leave seven months ago due to accusations that he bullied employees at Buffalo's pre-eminent cemetery.

Oscar-nominated filmmaker R. J. Cutler talks about his new four-part documentary on Jack Roland Murphy — otherwise known as "Murf the Surf."


“We are hurting, and we are seething right now as a community,” Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown said following the shooting that killed 10 and injured three at a Tops Markets on Jefferson Avenue in Buffalo

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Authorities believe the former agent – believed to be from Texas – was one of at least six individuals who regularly communicated with accused gunman Payton Gendron in an online chat room where racist hatred was discussed, two officials said.

Free beer offer results in more vaccinations than all Erie County first-dose clinics last week

Sportswriter Jerry Sullivan has been fired by WIVB-TV (Channel 4), the Niagara Gazette and the Lockport Union Sun & Journal after he made sexist comments on a livestream podcast Monday night.

Guns seized from Grand Island man under red flag law after road rage incident on I-190

Today is Dick Van Dyke's 96th birthday. Here's a gallery of photos from his life and career.