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Tag Archives: Buffalo (NY)
N.F.L. Sideline Heaters Can Be Hazardous
When the temperature drops at football games, out come the big jackets and the hand warmers. Sometimes, things can get too hot too fast.
Buffalo’s Unrelenting Tragedy: ‘We Haven’t Really Got a Chance to Heal’
As western New York prepares to bury more than 40 victims of a catastrophic storm, Black residents are reeling from a year of grief.
Prayers for Damar Hamlin Show Bond Between Football and Faith
Christianity is embedded in N.F.L. culture in a way that goes beyond most sports; “Lord, I need you, please be by my side.”
Damar Hamlin’s Collapse Tests Buffalo Again: ‘Karma Owes Us’
In a wrenching year for the city, the Bills offered a beloved distraction, until the horrifying collapse of their 24-year-old safety on Monday night.
How the Buffalo Blizzard Became So Deadly
The storm raged for days, dumping four feet of snow and packing winds as high as 70 miles per hour, an unusually catastrophic combination.
In Blizzard-Weary Buffalo, a Top Official Lashes Out
As the death toll grew and public criticism mounted, the Erie County executive criticized the Buffalo mayor, and the mayor suggested stress led to the outburst.
Unraveling Climate Change’s Link to Extreme Winter Storms
The deadly freeze that swept the United States was extraordinary, but while scientists know that global warming can intensify extreme weather, the effects on winter storms are tricky to untangle.
New York Winter Storm: What We Know About the Victims
More than 30 people in western New York are known to have died in the storm, but officials expect the death toll to rise.
In Western New York, Death Toll from Winter Storm Continues to Climb
The region is still digging out from a punishing holiday blizzard that has taken more than 30 lives.
29 Dead in Western New York Blizzard, With More Snow on Way
Thousands remain without power in the Buffalo region, where there is as much as 49 inches of snow on the ground.
In Western New York, Death Toll From Storm Rises to 7
Emergency workers on Christmas morning were still attempting to rescue people stranded in cars and homes without power.
Winter Storm Leaves Buffalo and Its Region Reeling
Here’s the latest on the bitter cold weather.
Buffalo Faces High Winds and a Barreling Snowstorm
A barreling storm thrust piles of snow against the fronts of homes and businesses, pinning vehicles parked in roads and driveways. The few people who ventured out faced bitterly cold temperatures.
Pre-Holiday Winter Storm Causes Power Outages and Hits US with Frigid Cold
Roughly two-thirds of the U.S. population — more than 200 million people — were under winter warnings or advisories at one point on Friday.
As Forecasts Grow Ominous, Winter Storm Forces Millions to Brace for the Worst
Much of the country faces dangerous conditions, including heavy snow, strong winds and steep temperature drops. In Buffalo, meteorologists warned of a “once-in-a-generation storm.”
Buffalo Gunman Pleads Guilty to All Charges in Racist Attack
The man, who was accused of killing 10 Black people in June, was charged on 25 counts, including murder, domestic terrorism and hate crimes.
Buffalo Residents Undaunted by 6 Feet of Snow
Life began returning to normal in western New York after a storm that at times dumped five inches of snow an hour on the region.
Buffalo Emerges From a Monster Snowstorm, but More Is on the Way
The city is on track to break snowfall records set in 2014 with at least another six inches forecast to arrive Saturday night.
White Supremacists Are a Problem for America, and the World
Right-wing extremist violence in the U.S. is part of a global phenomenon. It should be treated that way.
In Buffalo Area, Two Feet of Snow on the Ground and More Expected
A storm lasting through the weekend is underway on the eastern coasts of Lakes Erie and Ontario.
Buffalo Shooting Suspect Expected to Plead Guilty in Massacre
The accused gunman in a racist massacre at a Buffalo supermarket earlier this year has agreed to plead guilty in the deaths of 10 people.
Questions for Kathy Hochul and Lee Zeldin
For the first time in decades, the race for governor in New York is competitive. Here’s what you need to know.
NY Attorney General Seeks to Criminalize the Spread of Violent Videos
Following the mass shooting this year in Buffalo, Attorney General Letitia James is urging legislators to punish those who make and distribute videos of extreme violence.
Hector Lopez, Who Broke a Baseball Color Barrier, Dies at 93
A utility player for the powerhouse Yankees of the 1960s, he was named manager of the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons, becoming the first Black manager at minor league baseball’s highest level.
As Buffalo Supermarket Reopens, Memories of Massacre Haunt Workers
Two months after 10 were killed at Tops Friendly Market, employees and Masten Park residents confront the pain of returning and remembering.
In Buffalo, New Apartments Sprout Up in Vacant Warehouses
A decade-long effort to transform industrial relics is showing signs of progress and expanding the city’s population for the first time in 70 years.
Buffalo Shooting Suspect Charged With Federal Hate Crimes
The Justice Department has charged the suspect with 26 counts of hate crimes and weapons violations. Some charges could carry the death penalty.
Carl Paladino Calls Hitler ‘the Kind of Leader We Need,’ Drawing Backlash
Carl Paladino, a Republican House candidate from New York, has been endorsed by Representative Elise Stefanik, a member of party leadership.
The Racist Researcher Cited in the Buffalo Gunman’s Manifesto
The work of Michael Woodley, a Briton who was cited by the teenager who killed 10 Black people at a supermarket in Buffalo, included pseudoscientific theories that have been used to justify racism.
‘Hochul Stood as Firm as an Oak’: Winners and Losers of New York’s Gubernatorial Debate
Our columnists and contributors give their ratings.
Dispatcher Fired Over Mishandling 911 Call During Buffalo Shooting
A Tops supermarket office manager said a dispatcher yelled at her for whispering, as she hid during the shooting, and hung up on her.
Buffalo Massacre Suspect Arraigned on Murder and Hate Crime Charges
The man is also the first to face charges under a new state law against terrorism motivated by hate, prosecutors said.
Lessons in Gun Control From California
After recent mass shootings, Republicans have said that there is no evidence gun laws work. California’s experience suggests otherwise.
Buffalo Shooting Suspect to Face Murder and Terrorism Charges
A 25-count indictment includes both first-degree murder charges and second-degree murder charges as hate crimes, as well as a single count of domestic terrorism.
President Biden mourned with families in Uvalde.
At a memorial in Texas, some spectators let it be known that in addition to empathy, they expected action.
Democratic States Push Gun Control Bills with Congress Gridlocked
Democratic state leaders from California to New Jersey are demanding immediate action after the Uvalde shooting.
America Is Under the Gun
Will we rise up to face the rising tide of violence?
What the Racist Massacre in Buffalo Stole From One Family
Every mass shooting requires unique paths of mourning. Celestine Chaney’s family bid farewell to a mother, sister, grandparent and best friend.
Roxane Gay: The Uvalde Shooting Shows America’s Deep Incivility
There is nothing more uncivilized than the political establishment’s inurement to the constancy of mass shootings.
Black Buffalo Students Struggle to Process Racist Massacre
In a community already marked by segregation and poverty, Black students are mourning and demanding change.
The Buffalo Shooter’s Manifesto Doesn’t Offer Clues. Only Self-Mythologizing.
Reading it gives the killer the last word.
Buffalo Mourns ‘Star in the Midst of Turmoil’ Killed in Racist Attack
Heyward Patterson, a 67-year-old church deacon whose life revolved around service and faith, was the first of 10 massacre victims to be laid to rest.
911 Dispatcher May Be Fired Over Handling of Buffalo Shooting Call
Erie County began an investigation after a supermarket worker said the dispatcher hung up on her when she called during the attack.
Tired of Massacres? Get Rid of the Guns.
Deadly mass shootings have something in common.
Hochul Vows to Crack Down on Extremist Acts of Violence in New York
Gov. Kathy Hochul issued orders to strengthen the state’s “red-flag” law and create new units to target violent extremism online, following the Buffalo shooting that left 10 dead.
For Hochul, Shooting in Buffalo Is a Hometown Tragedy
The governor grew up in the Buffalo suburbs and lives in the city now. The shooting has taken on political overtones in the 2022 race for governor of New York.
Congress Is Paralyzed on Guns. Here’s Why Chris Murphy Is Still Hopeful.
The Democrat from Connecticut, who has spent his decade in the Senate trying and failing to enact gun safety bills, says his party should make the issue the core of its 2022 midterm message.
The Right’s Violence Problem
The Buffalo killings are part of a pattern: Most extremist violence in the U.S. comes from the political right.
The Buffalo Shooting and the Danger of White Replacement Theory
How replacement theory jeopardizes democracy.