Danny Spewak

Reporter and Multi-Media Journalist

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I'm a reporter and multi-media journalist at WGRZ-TV, the NBC affiliate in Buffalo, N.Y. I've also written extensively for WGRZ.com, the USA Today Network and other national outlets as a freelancer.

What the data shows about Buffalo Police shootings

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Most Buffalo police officers, according to the department's own data, will probably retire without ever having fired a gun at a suspect in the line of duty. Police shootings, while perhaps the most pressing topic in American law enforcement right now, are exceedingly rare among members of the Buffalo Police Department.

Ohio Fighting 'Cinderella' Label

They hail from a league nestled in America's heartland, playing in relative anonymity in the Mid-American Conference. Each winter, they travel through Ypsilanti, Mount Pleasant, Kalamazoo and a host of other industrialized college towns with funky names, occasionally appearing on ESPNU or regional television.

A Story of Hope

SPRINGFIELD, MO-- Matt and Yvette Pearce have one hour to make the decision. Take the heart, and their four-month-old daughter might die on the operating table during transplant surgery. Reject the heart, and Audrey Elizabeth Pearce, who has already survived multiple heart attacks and found herself on the brink of death on more than one occasion, might get weaker by the day and spend the rest of her short life at St. Louis Children's Hospital.

Old Man's Game | SLAMonline

Until the ambulance came, Grant Gibbs was just going to have to sit there and suck it up. The blood streaming down the left side of his face looked like makeup for a Halloween costume. His right wrist was broken.

Coudersport revitalized after Adelphia scars

After Adelphia went bankrupt and John Rigas went to prison, the rest of the world predicted this small Pennsylvania town would vanish without its cable empire and turn against its hero. But there's a lot you don't know about the resilient people of Coudersport.

Pelosi wanted Hochul to run for Congress, Cuomo says

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a group of reporters Thursday that Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul has support from "many, many people" to run for Congress in New York's 27th district, but he said she has chosen to instead focus on statewide re-election.

Missouri Sports Magazine and Rush The Court
The Final Game

One senior exits the court at the Sprint Center with 53 seconds remaining, walking gingerly toward his coach as an entire arena stands to applaud his four years of contributions.

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Ex-Bill Andy Levitre's wife goes into labor during his game

Katie Levitre felt the stomach pain on her way to the Georgia Dome last Saturday. It wasn't exactly ideal timing for the birth of her first child. Not with her husband, former Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Andy Levitre, starting at left guard that afternoon for the Atlanta Falcons in their NFC divisional game.