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December 15, 2018 - 11:47 am
Williamsville, N.Y. (WBEN) - If you want to feel old, hang around an electronics recycling event and watch the stuff that comes pouring in to be safely disposed of. That Atari game console that was all the rage in the 80's, for example, was being safely disposed of at the 1Thing recycling event at...
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Patrik Berglund
December 15, 2018 - 10:27 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN/AP) - The Sabres have suspended Patrik Berglund indefinitely. In a terse statement the team announced, "The Buffalo Sabres today announced that forward Patrik Berglund has been suspended indefinitely by the organization due to failure to report to the team. There will be no...
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Niagara Falls Police Department (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
December 15, 2018 - 6:12 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - Niagara Falls Police said they conducted a raid on Friday night. The raid happened at Packard Court with the police and sheriff's office, ATF, and FBI. A search warrant was conducted by FBI, ATF, NFPD, and NCSO at Packard Court this evening. 1 suspect is currently in...
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Tom Puckett
December 14, 2018 - 5:14 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Bishop Richard Malone says allegations against two of four priests investigated have been substantiated and those priests will remain on administrative leave. Malone says the Diocesan Review Board met Thursday and "carefully considered the reports of Investigator Scott F. Riordan...
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Clarence, N.Y. (WBEN) - Disposing of old computers, tablets, phones and printers is becoming more challenging as drop-off locations are limited. We have a solution that will help you get rid of your e-scrap before the holiday season so you can declutter your home or office. Join WBEN, VoIP Supply,...
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Tom Puckett
December 14, 2018 - 4:17 pm
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) For the first time in ten years, gate tickets to the Erie County Fair will go up. All other pricing will remain the same. The adult gate admission will increase from $10 to $12. Senior gate admission is now $9. Early bird admission is now $7 weekdays as is the student special...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, umpires Roy Ellison (81), right, and Ruben Fowler (71), wave before the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots, in Minneapolis. A person familiar with the move says the NFL has fined umpire Roy Ellison $9,300 and reinstated him from administrative leave after his dispute in Miami with Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes. The person confirmed the fine to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, because the league hadn't commented. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
December 14, 2018 - 3:53 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the move says the NFL has fined umpire Roy Ellison $9,300 and reinstated him from administrative leave after his dispute in Miami with Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes. The person confirmed the fine to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday...
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First Night Buffalo sign. December 14, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 14, 2018 - 12:29 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - First Night Buffalo will hold it's 30th annual celebration at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center on New Year's Eve. First Night Buffalo is a family-friendly, drug and alcohol free event celebrated each year. It features activities like carnival rides, bounce houses, and...
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Tom Puckett
December 14, 2018 - 11:59 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Former State Senator Marc Panepinto has been sentenced to two months in prison for trying to offer a new job to a former staffer he made unwanted advances to. Panepinto pleaded guilty this summer to an incident in January 2016. Panepinto and the staff member traveled together to...
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December 14, 2018 - 11:46 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Call it a case of opening day jitters, but when the newest member of the family at the Buffalo Zoo was supposed to make her debut for anxious media awaiting, she wasn't quite ready. With cameras and phones trained on the opening to the Ocelot exhibit in the Rainforest...
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