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Tailgate Village at New Era Field. (WGR Photo/Sal Capaccio)
Mike Baggerman
September 20, 2019 - 3:00 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) – Private lot owners in Orchard Park near the Buffalo Bills stadium are ready for adjustments thanks to the Buffalo Bills’ new “Tailgate Village”. The Tailgate Village has been promoted by the Buffalo Bills to fans who are going to games by bus or limo. Instead of...
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Tom Puckett
September 19, 2019 - 7:12 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Bishop Richard Malone appeared with WBEN's Bauerle and Bellavia Thursday afternoon discussing a number of topics regarding the Diocese sex abuse scandal, including the possibility of filing for bankruptcy. Malone says he has been in touch with NYC Cardinal Timothy Dolan. "We have...
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Brendan Keany
September 19, 2019 - 6:44 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - In an extremely complex case in which a burned car was found Monday with possible human remains inside, the Buffalo Police Department called a Thursday afternoon press conference to release video footage of incidents they believe occur before and after the vehicle being lit on fire...
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Tom Puckett
September 19, 2019 - 1:46 pm
Washington, DC (WBEN) Congressman Tom Reed collapsed in the Cannon Rotunda of the Capitol Building Thursday afternoon. Reed was about to do an interview with Fox Business Network when it happened. Reed was discharged from George Washington University Hospital after being prescribed a few days bed...
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Erie County Parks Playground. July 24, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany).jpg
Mike Baggerman
September 19, 2019 - 1:28 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County has fixed the problem of lead within county parks. During a meeting with the Erie County Health and Human Services Committee, Parks Commissioner Troy Schinzel confirmed that 73 total items were addressed with the county parks system. Erie County fixed the problem...
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Off Track Betting site in Williamsville (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 19, 2019 - 1:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Representatives from Western Region Off Track Betting and Batavia Downs Casino were pressed on corruption allegations by members of the Erie County Legislature during Wednesday's regularly scheduled Government Affairs Committee meeting. As was first reported by Investigative...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - "Priests are being put between their people and the Bishop and it's no place to be. It's very stressful," said Fr. Paul Seil, Pastor of St. Bernadette's Church in Orchard Park. Seil expressing no surprise that Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone is commited to staying as leader of...
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Tom Puckett
September 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A state senator from Brooklyn believes college athletes should be compensated more than a scholarship for hitting both the field and the books. State Senator Kevin Parker is proposing a bill allowing college athletes to be compensated the college's use of their names, likenesses...
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN)- As first reported by WKBW, Buffalo Police are investigating a shooting at West Ferry and Hampshire Street. One individual is being treated at Erie County Medical Center for serious injuries after being struck by gunfire. According to police, the shooting near La Nova Pizzeria...
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Proposed site of AL Asphalt Plant on Camp Road in Hamburg. September 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 18, 2019 - 10:50 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) - The group behind the proposed asphalt plant on Camp Road in Hamburg refuted much of the public worries about health factors related to odors and emissions from the site at Wednesday’s planning board meeting. The proposed plant would be placed at 5960 Camp Road at the site of...
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