NEW YORK (AP) — More than 47,000 runners are expected to take the starting line today for the 43rd running of the New York City Marathon, a year after the last-minute cancellation of the contest due to Superstorm Sandy.
The April Boston Marathon bombing has resulted in increased security, which will be most evident near the finish line in Central Park. There will be barricades around the park to limit entry points, bag checks and bomb-sniffing dogs.
A handful of runners will be competing for the $100,000 prize for the men's and women's champions. Geoffrey Mutai owns the course record and will defend his title with the goal of going even faster.
The Kenyan won two years ago in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 6 seconds.
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A house became engulfed in flames on Route 243, in Rushford, early Wednesday morning.
A man who was wrongly convicted of second degree murder in 2009 has been set free after spending four years in prison.
Investigators have pieced together who is responsible for dumping a dog on the side of the road inside a zipped up Coors Light thermal bag.
News 4 will get a tour of the new gaming floor at the Seneca Niagara Casino and Hotel on Wednesday. The casino pumped $26 million into the main gaming floor.
The Mounted Patrol from the Erie County Sheriff’s Department is kicking off its annual Mounted for Meals food drive.
The City of Buffalo and the southtowns are two different stories Wednesday morning, as southern Erie County and northern sections of Chautauqua County are getting slammed with snow.