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Tom Puckett
January 04, 2019 - 3:45 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man has been sentenced to prison for his role in the death of his girlfriend's step grandfather. 20-year-old Romaine Jirdon will serve 20 years in prison after admitting to beating and stabbing 58-year-old Thomas Heath of Buffalo inside Heath's West Ferry Street home in...
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Mike Baggerman
January 04, 2019 - 11:29 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Eight people were injured after an SUV struck an NFTA Metro Bus, which then struck a home on Bailey Avenue near Walden on Friday morning. A witness told WBEN that the white Mazda swerved into the opposite lane leading to the metro bus moving to the right, which then hit the...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
January 04, 2019 - 7:42 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police said a male was struck by gunfire just before midnight Friday in the 500 block of Woodlawn Avenue. The male was struck in the arm though authorities said his injuries were non-life threatening. He was taken to ECMC. Anyone with information is asked call or text...
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Ice in the "transition" stage at Canalside. November 12, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
January 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Despite a mild weather forecast this weekend, and milder than usual conditions so far this season, winter activities are not being put on ice. At Canalside, Erin Marra says there have only been a few weather-related cancellations. "The only things that have been affected by rain...
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Buffalo City Hall (left) and Federal Courthouse (right). October 9, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 04, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo was ranked among the most popular cities for millennial homebuyers, according to a recent report by LendingTree.com In its list of 50 cities, Buffalo had the fourth-highest percentage of purchase requests from millennials at 46 percent, who are less than age 35...
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Tom Puckett
January 03, 2019 - 6:12 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Fans shut out of watching the Winter Classic on New Year's Day can watch NBC programs on Verizon Fios. Verizon and Channel 2's owner TEGNA announced a multi year carriage agreement Thursday, allowing Fios subscribers to watch WGRZ and NBC programming again. Two other TEGNA...
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WGR 550
January 03, 2019 - 2:56 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jack Eichel will miss his first game this season with an upper-body injury. Phil Housley said, “After further evaluation Jack is day-to-day. At this point he will not play tonight or the next game, but we’re going to re-evaluate that early next week. “We want to be cautious...
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January 03, 2019 - 2:40 pm
Evans, NY (WBEN) Police say the man whose body was pulled from Woodlawn Beach New Year's Eve afternoon was a man missing for a couple of weeks. Police say Mark Pelgrin was reported missing December 6th. Family told investigators they had not heard from Pelgrin in several days. Police say their...
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Activists rally outside the Buffalo offices of Congressman Brian Higgins for the passage of HR1. January 3, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 03, 2019 - 1:25 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A group of activists rallied outside the office of Democratic Congressman Brian Higgins on Thursday and pushed for the passage of HR-1, which is the first bill introduced by democrats in the 116th Congress. HR1 is an anti-corruption bill which seeks to enact democratic...
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Photo/Video via Hamburg PD
January 03, 2019 - 8:53 am
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) - Police in Hamburg are looking for your help to identify a woman who allegedly stole a television from Walmart. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Thomas Boyer at 648-5118 extension 2608 or the confidential tip line at 648-5111 extension 2847.
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