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  1. New York herd of buffalo escape: 15 shot and killed after roaming highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Examiner.com

    ... were roaming in the vicinity of some schools after making a mad dash past a group of local police on Friday. Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said that "it wasn't a safe scene." He also said that it was "the last thing" that law enforcement wanted ...

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  2. 15 buffalo shot after a day of chase in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    ... to Lt. Thomas Heffernan of the Bethlehem Police Department. "It was turning into the wild, wild, West," Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple told reporters on Friday. "It was time to put an end to it." "They were setting up a perimeter around the ...

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  3. A dozen loose buffaloes shot, killed after crossing US highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | HawaiiNews

    ... of Coeymans, south of the state capital Albany. "The last thing we wanted to do was put these animals down," Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said. "But it wasn't a safe scene." Bethlehem police Lt. Thomas Heffernan said the decision was made after ...

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  4. 15 buffalo shot after chase in upstate New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... to Lt. Thomas Heffernan of the Bethlehem Police Department. "It was turning into the wild, wild, West," Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple told reporters on Friday. "It was time to put an end to it." "They were setting up a perimeter around the ...

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  5. Hired hunters kill loose buffalo herdRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Fifteen buffaloes that escaped from a farm were intentionally shot and killed Friday after they dashed past a group of police, crossed a major highway and ended up near some schools, authorities said. 'The last thing we wanted to do was put these animals down,' Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said.

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  6. 15 buffaloes shot, killed after crossing ThruwayRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    Fifteen buffaloes that escaped from a farm were intentionally shot and killed Friday after they dashed past a group of police, crossed the New York Sate Thruway and ended up near some schools, authorities said. “The last thing we wanted to do was put these animals down,” Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said.

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  7. Buffalo on the run shot and killedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... but the final decision was made around 1:40 p.m. after they observed the buffalo walk across the highway. Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said he didn't want to shoot the animals at first because he thought they could be trapped and tranquilized. ...

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  8. 15 runaway bison shot to death after crossing busy NY highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KEPR CBS 19

    Fifteen bison that escaped from a farm were intentionally shot and killed Friday after they dashed past a group of police, crossed a major highway and ended up near some schools, authorities said. "The last thing we wanted to do was put these animals down," Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said.

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  9. Herd of escaped bison including 2 calves shot and killed in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... situation got out of control on Friday afternoon. Three men were hired by the farm owner to shoot the animals. Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple stated one man had been shooting blindly into the woods and left one animal wounded and thrashing around ...

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  10. Ny DFS names acting head of Insurance Division as Easton moves onRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | SNL Financial

    ... where DFS Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky and Easton have offices. His biography says he resides in Delmar, in Albany County, near the state capital. Easton was often by Lawsky's side at meetings, and when they were not together, people sometimes ...

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  11. Small herd of loose buffalo crosses New York State ThruwayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... a farm in the Rensselaer County town of Schodack, on the river's east bank a few miles southeast of Albany. Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple yells at a man who was shooting at a herd of buffalo on Friday, April 24, 2015, in Coeymans, N.Y. About 15 ...

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  12. 15 escaped buffaloes slaughtered in 'Wild, Wild West' sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | New York Post

    Fifteen buffaloes that escaped from a farm were intentionally shot and killed Friday after they dashed past a group of police, crossed a major highway and ended up near some schools, authorities said. "The last thing we wanted to do was put these animals down," Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said.

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  13. Crowded scene in Bethlehem becomes like "the Wild West"Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    ... bolted across the Thruway and then gathered in a creek off of Willbrook Avenue. (Skip Dickstein / Times Union) Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple has a heated exchange with one of the hunters who was brought in to shoot a herd of buffalo that were on ...

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  14. Runaway buffalo herd killed by farmer's "hired guns"Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... decision that anyone at this table or anybody who we spoke with takes lightly, that was really a last resort." Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple knocked how the farmer went about the situation, saying it turned into the "Wild, Wild West" with gunmen ...

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  15. 15 Buffalo Escape Into American Wild; Are Quickly Shot and KilledRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Gawker

    ... was to take place at a nearby creek. As the shooting started, one of the mercenaries was seen arguing with Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple, apparently over the safety of the crowd that'd gathered to watch the slaughter. Sheriff Apple took the man ...

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  16. First person account of the "Bethlehem Buffalo."Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WGY-AM Albany

    It's not every day that a herd of Buffalo roams wild and free in Albany County but that is the case today. Just before 1pm the buffalo were in Selkirk, visiting the backyard of our intern Phoebe Wells.

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  17. Stunned motorists hit brakes as buffalo herd bolts across ThruwayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | SFGate

    Bison rush police lines and break through crossing Rt. 144 with police, media and curious onlookers running after them.

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  18. Herd of buffalo swim across Hudson River toward freedom, NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Herd of buffalo swim across Hudson River toward freedom, NYC Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1z1nw4C Police outside Albany are trying to corral a small herd of buffalo that escaped from a local farm and apparently swam across the Hudson River -- and are headed toward the state Thruway south toward New York City. According to news reports , about 15 buffalo broke loose Thursday from a farm in Schodack, Rensselaer County, which is on the eastern side of the Hudson River near Albany.

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  19. Schodack farmer says buffalo loose in Bethlehem might have swam Hudson RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    This file photograph shows George, left, and Gerry Mesick pose among the items for sale in their Trading Post on Thursday, June 10, 2004, at Gem Farms in Schodack, N.Y. The Mesicks raise and sell bison meat. Mesick said he fears buffalo that escaped from his farm on Thursday might be the animals police are trying to find in Bethlehem.

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  20. TWC deal now unlikelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    Flowers and ribbons adorn a tree outside the Weinstein familyhouse in Rockville, Md., Thursday, April 23, 2015. Earlier, President Barack Obama took full responsibility for the counterterror missions and offered his "grief and condolences" to the families of the hostages, Warren Weinstein of Rockville, Maryland, and Giovanni Lo Porto who were inadvertently killed by CIA drone strikes early this year.

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