Roofs began to creak and collapse under the weight as another storm brought the Buffalo area's three-day snowfall total Thursday to an epic 6 feet or more. Snow-weary residents of western New York were asked by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to "pretty, pretty please" stay off slippery, car-clogged roads for another day as crews struggled to dig out.
Genesee Country Express, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 12:33 PM
Three people pleaded guilty to drug, money laundering and gun charges. Anthony Avery, Spiwe Barnes and Linda Johnson all pleaded guilty in connection to drug distribution between early 2010 and June 2011.
WIVB-TV Buffalo, Wed, Nov 26 2014 @ 12:19 PM
Residents of western New York may soon have to worry about the water in their basements as well as the snow on their roofs. After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 12 people, the sun came out Friday, but so did predictions of flooding caused by rain, temperatures up to 60 degrees and blocked catch basins.
KRQE Albuquerque, Sat, Nov 22 2014 @ 05:01 PM
Protestors marched along Bailey, heading to the E-District police station to protest bad relationships with Buffalo officers and to attack the decision not to indict Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was unarmed. The decision not to indict was not surprising to some in the crowd, saying it's happened before and it will happen again.
WNED, Wed, Nov 26 2014 @ 05:20 AM
Buffalo: Emergency workers have filled thousands of sandbags as the area around Buffalo, New York, braced for potential flooding as warming temperatures began to melt up to 2 metres of snow. More than 775 members of the New York National Guard were in Erie County and Buffalo to help with flood prevention after days of work to clear roads and dig homes and cars out of the record snow from a storm that killed 13 people.
The Age, Sun, Nov 23 2014 @ 10:49 PM
People in storm-socked areas around Buffalo began returning to work on Monday as fast-melting mounds of snow fed into creeks that were starting to swell. It was not clear how widespread flooding would be almost a week after western New York was pummeled by epic snowfall.
Lewistown Sentinel, Mon, Nov 24 2014 @ 04:05 PM
It might be the spirit of giving with the Thanksgiving holiday, or just that Buffalo is the city of "great neighbors" which inspired two large local businesses to donate $25,000 each to storm relief efforts. Dunkin' Donuts donated its $25,000 contribution to the American Red Cross to support disaster relief efforts.
WIVB-TV Buffalo, Wed, Nov 26 2014 @ 11:13 PM
As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend also raised the threat of flooding. More than 200 volunteers, called the Shovel Brigade Mob, armed themselves with shovels and headed into neighborhoods south of downtown Buffalo.
AlertNet, Sat, Nov 22 2014 @ 07:09 PM