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Buffalo woman wants election postponed

A Buffalo woman has filed a complaint on behalf of all Americans in U.S. District Court asking that the 2016 presidential election be postponed. Louis K. Nolley, 62, of Newfield Avenue, names Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as the defendants ...

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Judge lets ban on ballot selfies remain in New York state

Allowing ballot selfies at thousands of polling places in New York state just before a presidential election would “wreak havoc,” a judge said Thursday in rejecting a request to immediately shut down an 1890 law banning voters from showing marked ...

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Class-action suit filed over homes for disabled

A class-action lawsuit against New York state leaders seeks more residential opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities. The suit was filed in federal court in Buffalo Tuesday on behalf of 2,000 individuals in western New York. The filing says they ...

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Wyoming County man gets prison time for gun charge

A Wyoming County man has been sentenced to one year and nine months in prison on a weapon charge by U.S. District Court Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford. Scott A. Wilcox, 46, of Pike, was convicted of being a felon in possession ...

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Federal suit moves ahead over service dog in school

Devyn Pereira and her service dog Hannah.

A federal lawsuit over the need for an adult handler for a service dog in a Rochester-area school district will move forward. Attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice filed the suit against the Gates-Chili Central School District in September ...

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Federal judge says cop killer can’t be executed

NEW YORK — A man on death row for killing two undercover New York City police officers cannot be put to death because he meets the legal standard to be considered intellectually disabled, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. In his ...

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