Stories by Carolyn Thompson

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015

Blackhawks' Kane won't be charged

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane can finally focus solely on his NHL career after avoiding criminal charges in a rape investigation.
By Carolyn Thompson

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Rubik's Cube lands in hall of fame

This year, bubbles, little green army men and the Rubik's Cube took their place alongside past winners including Monopoly and Silly Putty.
By Carolyn Thompson

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Grand jury to decide if Tony Stewart is charged

A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.
By Carolyn Thompson

Friday, Feb. 7, 2014

Mass mobs fill pews, lift prayers at NY churches

BUFFALO, N.Y. - You've heard of flash mobs? Behold the Mass mob.
By Carolyn Thompson

Friday, May 10, 2013

Ancient art form gives church an iconic appeal

During a six-year period, a priest transformed an Orthodox church with ancient art of sacred iconography.
By Carolyn Thompson

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013

How realistic for school shooting drill?

"I want to see my kids! Bang! Bang!" the man shouted as he stormed into the front office of a South Carolina elementary school and pointed a handgun at a secretary and custodian.
By Carolyn Thompson

Monday, May 14, 2012

ABC to televise Niagara Falls tightrope attempt

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - ABC is turning Nik Wallenda's attempted tightrope walk over Niagara Falls into a prime-time television event next month, devoting a full three hours to the daredevil's June ...
By Carolyn Thompson

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006

Getting tickled

EAST AURORA, N.Y. - He's still red, fuzzy and really ticklish, but now Elmo's laughing fits have him slapping his knee, falling to the floor, rolling over and pounding his arm.
By Carolyn Thompson
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