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Buffalo woman dies from gunshot wounds

BUFFALO, NY - A Buffalo woman who was shot early Friday morning on the city's East Side has died.

Glendyln M. Kinnett, 54, of Buffalo, was found shot just after 4:30 a.m. at a home on Riley Street near Wohlers Avenue. The victim, whose name has not been released, was rushed to Erie County Medical Center where she passed away late Friday afternoon.

Anyone with information is asked to call Buffalo Police.

Group prays to save St. Ann's Church

BUFFALO, NY - Friends of a 129-year-old architectural marvel on Buffalo's East Side are fighting and praying to save the church that's been closed due to safety concerns.

They gathered to pray outside St. Ann's, located at the intersection of Broadway and Emslie, on Friday. They are working to get the church restored and reopened.

It was closed in 2012 and fenced off due to fears that material could fall from the structure. The group will gather to pray again outside St. Ann's Saturday and Sunday night at 7 p.m.

Collision at Humboldt and East Ferry

BUFFALO, NY - Fortunately no one was seriously hurt after a crash in Buffalo Sunday morning.

It happened at Humboldt and East Ferry around 9:30 a.m. The cause of the accident is still under investigation, but we're told everyone inside both cars managed to walk away without injuries.

No word if any charges have been filed.

Woman, 18, in serious condition after Buffalo shooting

BUFFALO, NY - An 18-year-old woman is in serious condition at Erie County Medical Center after she was shot in the 200 block of Brinkman Avenue, Saturday just before 1 a.m., Buffalo Police are saying.

Anyone with information is asked to call or text the Confidential Tipcall Line at 847-2255.

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Author Vincent Scarsella

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Author Vincent Scarsella


Dog Ears Bookstore & Café, 688 Abbott Road, Buffalo, will host author Vincent Scarsella for a book-signing event from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8. Scarsella has published three novels since May 2013, including crime novels "The Anonymous Man" and "Lawyers Gone Bad," by Aignos Publishing, and the young adult fantasy, "Escape From The Psi Academy," Book 1 of the Psi Wars! Series by IFWG Publishing.

HUD to inspect Towne Gardens

BUFFALO, NY - Towne Gardens will soon be getting an inspection by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The apartments weren't scheduled to be inspected until 2016 but Senator Chuck Schumer urged HUD to move up that process due to deplorable living conditions.

Complaints at the complex stem back years and include things like mold, leaking roofs, not enough heat and sewage back-ups.

USCIS Resuming Premium Processing for H-1B Extensions

USCIS Resuming Premium Processing for H-1B Extensions


On May 26, 2015, USCIS temporarily suspended its 15-day premium processing service for Form I-129 H-1B extension of stay petitions. The purpose of this suspension was to allow the agency to implement its final rule regarding employment authorization for certain H-4 spouses. 

While USCIS originally suspended the premium processing service until July 27, 2015, the agency announced yesterday that it would once again resume the service for H-1B extension of stay petitions. All H-1B extension of stay petitions requesting this service between May 26, 2015 and July 12, 2015 were rejected by USCIS.