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December 10, 2018 - 4:11 pm
Fredonia, NY (WBEN) Police in Fredonia are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one person dead. The shooting took place on Liberty Street shortly before 2pm Monday. Police say the incident began inside the home and escalated to the shooting outside. The initial call was for the...
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North Aud Block site. December 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 10, 2018 - 1:47 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation took its next step towards the redevelopment of the north aud block site, issuing a request for proposal for a design team to determine uses for the site, which currently is a giant pit along Buffalo's waterfront. The two-acre...
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(WBEN) - Christmas Cookie Lovers beware, the Centers for Disease Control are out with a new warning to "Say No to Raw Dough." The CDC's warning says that raw cookie dough contains, obviously, raw ingredients that may cause disease, but it's not just the usual suspects. While much of the focus is...
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Andy Nyhart posing outside of Lind-Hart Mini Ship on Camp Road in Hamburg. November 30, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 10, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With the holiday season in full-swing across the world, shipping companies are working double-time to ensure that everybody receives their holiday packages. "I consider it the Super Bowl of shipping," Andy Nyhart, President of Lind-Hart Logistics, said. "We see probably four...
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Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. September 26, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
December 08, 2018 - 6:47 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Doctors at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center released a study which found that pain after surgery can be effectively managed with minimal or no opioids. The two-year study at Roswell Park followed over 1,200 patients who underwent gynecologic or abdominal surgery and...
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African American Veterans Monument rendering. December 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 07, 2018 - 12:27 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The planned African American Veterans Monument at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park took its next step today in fundraising efforts with the announcement of a $200,000 contribution from Delaware North and M&T Bank. The joint grant brings the...
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Frederick Shear (right) honored by the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park on Pearl Harbor Day. December 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 07, 2018 - 12:13 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park remembered the tragedy of Pearl Harbor on its 77th anniversary on Friday. Speakers there included Frederick Shear, a 95-year-old World War II veteran who served as a US Navy Technician 1st Class in the European Theater...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Park School has released a report that details the findings of a seven-month investigation into alleged emotional and sexual abuse of Park School students by 12 adults from the 1950s to the 2000s. The report ranged from "inappropriate, but nonsexual, verbal exchanges with...
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Metro Rail Expansion meeting at Sweet Home Middle School. December 6, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 06, 2018 - 8:45 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority and WSP Consulting officials were on hand at Thursday night's public meeting on the metro rail expansion at Sweet Home Middle School to showcase the future of Buffalo's metro rail. The expansion of the light rail system will go from...
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Erie County Legislature meets. December 6, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 06, 2018 - 2:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A showdown is expected at the Erie County Legislature when it comes to the 2019 Erie County Budget. The budget, which was initially presented by Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz in October , allocates the county $1.7 billion. A compromised budget was passed by an 8-3 vote...
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