Some NY clerks won’t give licenses to immigrants in US illegally

New York 06/19/19, 16:30

Some county clerks in New York said Wednesday they will defy a new state law authorizing driver's licenses for immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally. Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns will go to federal court with his concerns that the law signed Monday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo conflicts with ...

Schools reckon with social stress: ‘I’m on my phone so much’

U.S. 06/07/19, 02:19

High school biology teacher Kelly Chavis knew smartphones were a distraction in her class. But not even her students realized the psychological toll of their devices until an in-class experiment that, of course, was then spreading on social media.For one class period, students used a whiteboard to tally, in real ...

Bills’ Murphy feels refreshed 2 years after knee injury

Football 05/29/19, 13:09

Trent Murphy acknowledges he was fooling himself for scoffing at how long doctors and friends projected it would take to recuperate from a severe left knee injury.Though the Buffalo Bills defensive end learned he doesn't possess super-human healing powers, Murphy says the challenges and setbacks he experienced attempting to cut ...

Buffalo Bill have player wearing OJ Simpson’s former No. 32

Sports 05/21/19, 23:43

For the first time in 42 years, the Bills have a player wearing O.J. Simpson's former No. 32.Running back Senorise Perry wore the jersey number at Buffalo's spring practices this week.Simpson, whose name remains on the Bills Wall of Fame, served nine years for armed robbery and assault after confronting ...

Shuttle bus driver sues NHL’s Senators in harassment case

Hockey 05/17/19, 21:22

A former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager and the NHL hockey team were sued for negligence on Friday over allegations he harassed a hotel shuttle bus driver last year in Buffalo.Also named as a defendant in the lawsuit along with Randy Lee and the Senators is a bar and grill ...

source: Sabres hire Ralph Krueger as coach

Sports 05/14/19, 22:26

The Buffalo Sabres are hoping Ralph Krueger can turn around the once-proud franchise in the midst of an eight-year playoff drought.A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that the Sabres have hired Krueger as coach. The person spoke to the AP on Tuesday night on condition of ...

Bills give 26-year-old rookie Williams 2nd chance in NFL

Football 05/10/19, 17:00

Receiver Duke Williams doesn't blink an eye when reminded he's participating in the Buffalo Bills' rookie camp three days short of his 27th birthday."I feel like I'm 21," Williams said, breaking into a wide grin Friday after spending the session with players six and seven years younger. "But I'm not ...

Student ‘geek squads’ maintain school devices, help teachers

Tech 05/10/19, 00:41

Buffalo kindergarten teacher Maria Spurlock was still struggling after trying for more than a week to get a reading app working on all of her classroom iPads. When she learned her building had a new team of technical experts, she put in a request for help.In walked 11-year-old Arefa Zaman, ...

Update: Pegula, NWHL announce Beauts oversight change

Hockey 05/08/19, 13:58

The Latest on the ownership and control of the NWHL's Buffalo Beauts women's hockey team (all times local):1:45 p.m.The owner of the Buffalo Beauts has given control of the team back to the National Women's Hockey League in a move that could further jeopardize the future of the only remaining ...

Source: Pegula relinquishes control of NWHL Buffalo team

Sports 05/08/19, 12:58

A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press the owner of the Buffalo Beauts has given up control of the National Women's Hockey League franchise.The move could further jeopardize the league's future as it struggles to keep its five franchises afloat without the support of the ...

Bills show glimmers of luster under McDermott, Beane

Football 04/27/19, 18:48

Though exhausted after completing the second day of the NFL draft, Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane had enough playfulness in him to compliment coach Sean McDermott on his natty, plum-colored, pinstriped suit."There's a sheen to it," Beane said with a laugh.McDermott responded with a roll of his eyes and ...

Bills select Oklahoma tackle Ford with 40th pick in draft

Football 04/26/19, 18:57

The Buffalo Bills traded up two spots in the second round of the NFL draft to select Oklahoma offensive tackle Cody Ford with the 38th overall pick.Ford is listed at 6-foot-3 and 329 pounds, and earned first-team Big 12 honors with 14 starts at right tackle as a junior last ...

Bills draft Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver with 9th pick

Football 04/25/19, 20:47

The Buffalo Bills filled a key need along their defensive line by selecting Houston tackle Ed Oliver with the ninth pick in the NFL draft.Oliver is listed at 6-foot-3 and 292 pounds, was a three-time All-AAC player who didn't have a great 2018 season after being dominant during his first ...

Free agency delayed, Guerrero feels ready to play in majors

Baseball 04/19/19, 15:49

His potential free agency already pushed back a year following a spring training injury, Toronto Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. says he feels ready for his major league debut. Toronto faced a decision whether to put him on the opening day roster or deny him 15 days of service by ...

Large free-agency haul leaves Bills with many draft options

Football 04/18/19, 13:18

Coming off a 17-player haul in free agency, Brandon Beane has plenty of options entering the NFL draft. And the Bills general manager isn't going to restrict himself to focusing on one or two positions when it comes time for Buffalo to make the No. 9 selection.Name a position outside ...

College freshman found dead in suspected fraternity hazing

U.S. 04/17/19, 13:32

A university student in upstate New York has died following suspected hazing that led to a suspension of fraternity and sorority activities.University at Buffalo President Satish Tripathi says Sebastian Serafin-Bazan died Wednesday. The 18-year-old freshman from Port Chester was hospitalized early Friday after the suspected hazing at an off-campus house.Details ...

Quarterback Allen welcomes Bills’ numerous new additions

Football 04/15/19, 16:49

Josh Allen took it upon himself to be the Buffalo Bills' one-man welcoming committee in sending a text to each of the team's numerous free agent additions last month."It didn't take a whole lot of effort to do it," Allen said, discussing how many of the newcomers revealed how impressed ...

The Masters drawing that helped free a man from prison

Sports 04/13/19, 12:15

Valentino Dixon's introduction to golf came when the warden dropped by his 6-by-10 cell at Attica Correctional Facility in New York with a photo of the iconic 12th hole at Augusta National and a simple request.Could Dixon draw the hole with his colored pencils?The warden knew Dixon had the talent. ...

Minnesota Duluth beats Providence 4-1 in NCAA semifinals

Hockey 04/11/19, 18:51

Billy Exell scored the go-ahead goal with 9:53 remaining and defending champion Minnesota Duluth beat Providence on Thursday night 4-1 on Thursday night to advance to the final in college hockey's Frozen Four.Justin Richards scored twice for the Bulldogs (28-11-2), who are attempting to become the first team to win ...

Buffalo Sabres fire coach Phil Housley after 2 seasons

Sports 04/07/19, 12:18

The Buffalo Sabres have fired coach Phil Housley following two underperforming seasons, and after the team extended its franchise-worst playoff drought to an eighth consecutive year.The team made the move Sunday, a day after the Sabres closed their season with a 7-1 win at Detroit. The Sabres finished 13th in ...

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