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    BUFFALO — The white man who killed 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket made his first appearance in federal court on hate crime charges Thursday, and the judge urged prosecutors to quickly decide whether to pursue the death penalty given the "substantial" cost of those cases.

    A U.S. District Court judge has denied a motion by the operators of a Montezuma smoke shop to dismiss a lawsuit against them filed by the Cayuga Nation. However, the judge also declined to grant the nation a preliminary injunction against the smoke shop, saying the matter must first play out in the nation's civil court.


    She has delivered many babies over a long period of time.

    Linda is my former RN and supervisor when I was working at Mozaic. She is without doubt one of the best people in the world. The job at Mozaic which involves working with people with disabilities is a job that is in my opinion the hardest in the world. Trying to understand what people are go…

    She’s an amazing nurse who has 3 children and works full time and helps her mom out as well.

    BUFFALO — The white man accused of killing 10 Black people in a racist attack on a Buffalo supermarket was indicted by a grand jury Wednesday on a state domestic terrorism and hate crime charge that would carry a mandatory sentence of life in prison.

    Shameek Copes arrives for her arraignment Friday on homicide charges in connection with the March 15 shooting death of John Wesley Smith III in front of Swifty's Tavern on Perrine Street in Auburn. Copes pleaded not guilty and was remanded to Cayuga County Jail without bail.

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