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Tom Puckett
December 11, 2018 - 4:16 pm
Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a commercial truck that struck a pedestrian on Harris Hill Road in Clarence on December 4. Deputies Kraus and Casey responded to the call at approximately 5:40 P.M. The initial reports were that 51...
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Tom Puckett
December 11, 2018 - 3:52 pm
New York, NY (WBEN/AP) The former head of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute was sentenced Tuesday to 3½ years in prison for his role in corrupting the state's Buffalo Billion project. Alain Kaloyeros, 62, was sentenced in Manhattan federal court by Judge Valerie E. Caproni,...
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West Seneca West boys varsity basketball team in gymnasium at West Seneca Public Library. December 11, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 11, 2018 - 1:18 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - West Seneca West basketball star Juston Johnson and his family are fighting New York State so that the senior can continue to play basketball. Section VI ruled that Johnson, 18, is entering his seventh year of playing high school basketball and is ineligible. Meanwhile,...
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December 11, 2018 - 1:09 pm
Buffalo, NY (AP) Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Buffalo's four refugee resettlement agencies need to stay open because they provide critical support to newcomers who are helping revitalize New York state's second-largest city. The Democrat makes the argument in a letter Tuesday to U.S. Secretary of State...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN- Susan Rose) - "Millennials are something new on my scene," said Jerry Saab, President of the WNY Christmas Tree Farmers Association. "I've been doing this a long time and I'm getting a lot more young people who realize the benefits of a real tree over an artificial one." Saab,...
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Buffalo Billion
Tom Puckett
December 11, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As Alain Kalyeros is scheduled to be sentenced for his role in the Buffalo Billion bid rigging scandal, some are wondering if there's a parallel between the Buffalo Billion, the Mueller investigation and the two men in power. "With both administrations, we're seeing folks very...
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Mike Baggerman
December 11, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Pegula Sports & Entertainment's plans to study renovation of KeyBank Center stands to benefit nearby Canalside in a variety of ways. "Anything they do will not only improve the experience but also the opportunity for other experiences down at Canalside," Erie Canal Harbor...
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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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