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Tom Puckett
August 28, 2019 - 3:35 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo Catholic Diocese has placed a priest accused of sexual harassment by a former seminarian on administrative leave. Last week, Matthew Bojanowski quit studies at Christ the King Seminary over claims the diocese took no action against Father Jeffrey Nowak. Earlier this...
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Tom Puckett
August 28, 2019 - 2:52 pm
Lackawanna, NY (WBEN) The Industrial Land Development Corp. Board of Directors has approved a $1.05 million land purchase agreement for 28 acres on the former Bethlehem Steel site in Lackawanna with local manufacturer TMP Technologies/Time Release Sciences, Inc. TMP will be the first business to...
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Tom Puckett
August 28, 2019 - 2:37 pm
Leroy, NY (WBEN) Genesee County Sheriff's Deputies say a four year old child reported missing Wednesday morning was found in a swimming pool. Deputies received the call just before 8am of a four year old missing from a home. The child was found in a swimming pool at a nearby yard 40 minutes later...
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Sassy Outwater-Wright (left) and Margo Downey (right) utilize Aira at the Buffalo Airport. August 28, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 28, 2019 - 2:33 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - In an effort to help those who are visually impaired, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport and the Niagara Falls International Airport have partnered with Aira, a program that connects travelers who are blind with a trained agent, who will assist them using live video...
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Tom Puckett
August 28, 2019 - 1:53 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police make an arrest in a shooting Tuesday night. BPD announce the arrest of 26 year old Juan Ayala from Buffalo. He has been charged with Murder 2nd for the homicide last night of 25 year old Norbert Guzman Tapia of Upper East Lane. Great work by BPD homicide detectives...
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Tom Puckett
August 28, 2019 - 1:46 pm
Lewiston, NY (WBEN) A now 18 year old from Lewiston has been sentenced to interim probation after admitting to sexually assaulting four teens in a house party police say was fueled by alcohol supplied by the suspect's parents. State Police say the teen's mother, Tricia Vacanti, 47, and her husband...
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111 Ebling Avenue in Tonawanda, where 31-year-old Danielle Cretacci were killed and her two children were shot. August 28, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 28, 2019 - 12:20 pm
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Tonawanda Police identified the woman who was shot and killed in a triple shooting at 111 Ebling Avenue as 31-year-old Danielle Cretacci. Her two children, ages 8 and 11, were both shot and are in stable condition. Authorities said the shooting happened at 2 a.m. at 111...
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Brian Mazurowski
August 28, 2019 - 11:08 am
Join Brian Mazurowski as he sits down with all the declared candidates in the NY-27 Congressional race for an extended interview: Candidate For NY-27 Race - Beth Parlato Candidate for NY-27 Race - State Senator Rob Ortt Candidate for NY-27 Race - State Senator Chris Jacobs Candidate For NY-27 Race...
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Tom Puckett
August 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) A proposed hot mix asphalt plant is firing up a number of residents in Hamburg, concerned about environmental impact. It's also gotten the attention of the Erie County executive. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz sent letters to both the town and the DEC expressing his...
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Canalside's North Aud Block "Pit" May 24, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 28, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Development on the North Aud Block at Canalside will take another step on Wednesday night with an open house that will feature three designs for arguably the area's biggest eyesore.
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