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Styrofoam container. March 26, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 26, 2019 - 7:32 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – A possible Styrofoam ban in the City of Buffalo took its next step on Tuesday during a committee meeting with the Buffalo Common Council, where members of the public voiced their opposition for and against the ban. NOW: Buffalo Common Council holding a public meeting on a...
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Tom Puckett
March 26, 2019 - 4:54 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) For the second time in as many years, Buffalo Police have ordered the Groove Lounge shut down after a shooting. The latest incident came after 38-year-old Marquino Green of Buffalo, was fatally shot early Sunday morning in the parking lot of the Groove Lounge on Broadway...
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Tom Puckett
March 26, 2019 - 2:44 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Cheektowaga man has been arraigned on a charge of attempted rape in connection with a January incident. Prosecutors say 49-year-old James Krawczyk was a passenger in a ridesharing vehicle when he attempted to engage in sexual intercourse with the female driver by forcible...
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Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
March 26, 2019 - 12:39 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - After ignoring "Do Not Occupy" orders at his rental property on 451 Fargo Avenue in Buffalo's West Side, Amherst resident Maxim Levin faces a year in prison. Levin, 40, was first on the county's radar in 2016 when the health department was notified about a child with elevated...
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Tom Puckett
March 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Now that the Mueller Report is in, Michael Caputo says that report should be made public, and Democrats should let it go. Caputo believes the Mueller Report should be made public, for only one reason. "Out of the 50 plus people who were indicted, more than half were Russians who...
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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. March 21, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 25, 2019 - 8:28 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN ) – Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is planning to create an “internet backbone” to pave the way for expanded coverage throughout Erie County, especially in rural areas. “We have cable in a good portion of Erie County but some of it is very slow,” Poloncarz explained to...
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March 25, 2019 - 4:28 pm
Eagle, NY (WBEN) Wyoming County Sheriff's Deputies say a 15 year old reported missing is safe. Casmira Bartz was safely located in a search area near her residence, say deputies.
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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz unveils 2019 road work agenda. March 25, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 25, 2019 - 3:18 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz unveiled the 2019 road work agenda for county public works crews while highlighting the more than $40 million investment in roads and bridge projects this fiscal year. The $40,038,325 million marks the most spent in a single year during...
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Tom Puckett
March 25, 2019 - 2:36 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police are investigating a pair of shootings Monday. The first happened overnight, when police say a 21 year old man was shot on the 100 block of Hoyt Street. He has since died. Detectives now say it appears the incident is accidental and self-inflicted in nature but...
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Photo of Hunter James Kelly at Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 25, 2019 - 11:43 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - More than $2 million of federal funding was allocated towards research for krabbe disease at the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute at the University at Buffalo. Congressman Brian Higgins made the announcement Monday at the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Rep. Brian...
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