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Pothole on Main Street in Buffalo. May 21, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 17, 2019 - 12:22 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - There will be a six-month push to fund municipal infrastructure needs in New York State. "Rebuild NY" began their campaign on Thursday at the corner of Main and Best Streets in Buffalo. Officials said this locally-maintained roadway is one example of roadway, among hundreds...
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Amherst, N.Y. (WBEN) - To celebrate National Pasta Day, Chef's iconic restaurant in Buffalo opened their new Chef's "On the Go" location Thursday in the Williamsville Place Plaza, at 5483 Sheridan Drive in Amherst. Brother and sister owners Lou and Marybeth Billitier say the motto at the new...
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Tom Puckett
October 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Are you ready for a recession? A new study says 4 in 10 Americans are not. A new Bankrate survey finds 4 in 10 ill-prepared if an economic downturn hits in the next six to 12 months. This includes roughly 41 million (16%) who say they are not at all prepared. Despite recession...
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Mike Baggerman
October 17, 2019 - 3:00 am
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Despite closing a year ago, Tonawanda Coke remains a source of frustration for nearby residents, who are sounding the alarm on a lack of transparency by the University at Buffalo related to a study commissioned after the plant's closure. Tonawanda Coke closed its doors last...
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(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
October 16, 2019 - 6:37 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Last week, 34-year-old Robert Ingalsbe, Jr. died after an attempted suicide within the Erie County Holding Center. Ingalsbe was rushed to the hospital after he was briefly revived, but he eventually succumbed to his injuries. This incident marks the fourth death of a county inmate...
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Tom Puckett
October 16, 2019 - 5:41 pm
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The winless Miami Dolphins have again changed starting quarterbacks because coach Brian Flores changed his mind. Ryan Fitzpatrick will make his first start since Week 2 when the Dolphins play at Buffalo on Sunday. Flores had previously said Josh Rosen would remain the starter...
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Tom Puckett
October 16, 2019 - 3:21 pm
Amherst, NY (WBEN) Amherst Police say a 21 year old man was struck by a vehicle in the 2300 block of Wehrle Dr. near Curtwright Dr Monday night around 7pm. Police say the man suffered serious head and shoulder injuries and is currently at the Erie County Medical Center in serious condition. If...
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Mike Baggerman
October 16, 2019 - 1:50 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo's controversial comments during a Tuesday interview on WAMC Radio have revived the discussion about the use of the racial term. The governor quoted an opinion piece in the New York Times and used the "n-word" while talking about slurs that were often...
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Mike Baggerman
October 16, 2019 - 1:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday closed a legal loophole in double jeopardy which protects individuals who are pardoned by a president from being prosecuted at the state level for the same offense. It was initially proposed when President Trump thought about pardoning Paul...
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Mike Baggerman
October 16, 2019 - 8:47 am
CLARENCE, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Clarence man suffered serious injuries after a car crash on Main Street in Clarence on Tuesday. New York State Troopers said the 33-year-old crashed his car into a tree at 5 p.m. and was trapped in his vehicle. He was traveling eastbound on Main Street and went off the...
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