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WBEN Newsroom
January 08, 2020 - 4:24 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On early Wednesday morning, Iran struck back at the United States in retaliation of the strike that killed one of the country's top generals - Qassem Soleimani. Iran confirmed that they fired barrage missiles at two Iraqi military bases that house American troops in what the...
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Mike Baggerman
January 08, 2020 - 1:39 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo used his annual State of the State address Wednesday to outline new initiatives aimed at preventing hate crimes and advocate for a list of progressive policies, including his latest proposal to legalize recreational marijuana. The third-term Democrat...
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Nathaniel Baker
WBEN Newsroom
January 08, 2020 - 10:19 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Buffalo man was arrested and charged with second degree murder after he killed a two-year-old child on Tuesday. DA John Flynn and Captain Jeff Rinaldo are announcing the arraignment of 23-year-old Nathaniel Baker for 2nd Degree murder. It’s alleged that Baker beat 2-year-...
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NOAA Buffalo
NOAA Buffalo
WBEN Newsroom
January 08, 2020 - 4:36 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It will actually look and feel like January with colder temperatures and some snow across the region Wednesday. Most accumulating snow will be confined to the southern tier region where a Winter Weather Advisory is posted through this evening. NARROW BANDS OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW...
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Tom Puckett
January 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As tensions escalate between the US and Iran, investors can't help but wonder how this may affect the stock market. Two local experts believe there will be a few factors that come into play. Greg Merkle of FSC Securities says a lot has to with involvement. "How much the US is...
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Dr. Eugene Gosy arrives at the US Federal Courthouse in Buffalo ahead of his guilty plea on unlawful distribution of drugs and health care fraud. January 7, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Dr. Eugene Gosy arrives at the US Federal Courthouse in Buffalo ahead of his guilty plea on unlawful distribution of drugs and health care fraud. January 7, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 08, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The guilty plea by Dr. Eugene Gosy came with a mixed reaction from one of the people who took over his Williamsville clinic after he was originally indicted in 2016. Dr. Nancy Nielsen told WBEN that there were no winners with Dr. Gosy's plea on Tuesday for unlawful...
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WBEN Newsroom
January 07, 2020 - 4:56 pm
Cambria, NY (WBEN) A pedestrian died after being struck by a garbage truck Tuesday morning. Deputies say a garbage truck operated by 35 year old Joseph F. Mangione of Niagara Falls, was traveling south on Cambria-Wilson Road when it struck 49 year old Robert S. Knibbs of Cambria, who was in the...
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Brendan Keany
WBEN Newsroom
January 07, 2020 - 4:12 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The Buffalo Common Council has unanimously passed a resolution asking the New York State Legislature to consider making immediate changes to the state's criminal justice reform laws. The resolution specifically targets the recently instituted cash bail laws, which prevent judges...
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Tom Puckett
January 07, 2020 - 2:54 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) A couple of days after players cleaned out their lockers, Bills coach Sean McDermott and GM Brandon Beane spoke with reporters to wrap a season that ended with Saturday's wild card loss. McDermott gave his gratitude to the Pegulas for their support. "The support they give us...
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Dr. Eugene Gosy arrives at the US Federal Courthouse in Buffalo ahead of his guilty plea on unlawful distribution of drugs and health care fraud. January 7, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Dr. Eugene Gosy arrives at the US Federal Courthouse in Buffalo ahead of his guilty plea on unlawful distribution of drugs and health care fraud. January 7, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 07, 2020 - 2:17 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Williamsville pain doctor accused of over-prescribing opioids to his patients more than ten years ago plead guilty to two crimes on the day that his lengthy trial was scheduled to begin. Dr. Eugene Gosy plead guilty in US District Court Tuesday to unlawful distribution of...
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