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Erie County Fair. August 7, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 07, 2019 - 1:37 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) - The 180th annual Erie County Fair began on Wednesday at the Hamburg Fairgrounds. The Erie County Fair has begun! The “Best 12 Days of Summer” goes through August 18 in Hamburg. pic.twitter.com/b5o60W2frY — WBEN NewsRadio 930AM (@NewsRadio930) August 7, 2019 The Erie County...
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Tom Puckett
August 07, 2019 - 12:50 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo Catholic Diocese is disputing a report of a coverup involving an active member of ministry. In a statement the diocese cites recent media reports as saying Bishop Richard Malone has engaged in a “cover-up” and “done absolutely nothing” in response to allegations of...
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Tom Puckett
August 06, 2019 - 4:45 pm
Lewiston, NY (WBEN) Three Massachusetts women who prosecutors say legally bought marijuana in Canada tried to bring it home into the US. Federal prosecutors say Briha K. Younger, 25, Jenae R. Johnson, 28, both of Boston, MA, and Micaela G. Ratcliffe, 28, of Dorchester, MA, were arrested Monday at...
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Home at 81 Raymond Avenue where Cheektowaga Police said a 34-year-old woman was found dead. August 5, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Grace Ippolito)
August 06, 2019 - 11:35 am
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Cheektowaga Police are looking for a man in connection to a homicide investigation. Yuriy Bruks (Cheektowaga Police) Police said they're looking for Yuriy Bruks, who is considered dangerous. He's accused of killing his wife Tetiana, the woman found dead on Sunday morning...
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Erie County Fair. August 18, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 06, 2019 - 11:17 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With the 180th annual Erie County Fair kicking off on Wednesday, thousands of Western New Yorkers will return to the fairgrounds in Hamburg for the annual celebration known as "The Best 12 Days of Summer". "We like to say that we have one step in the past in the traditions...
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August 06, 2019 - 10:07 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - It is now illegal in New York to possess an undetectable knife. Governor Cuomo signed the legislation into law on Tuesday. It prohibits the manufacture, transport, shipment, and possession of knives and other weapons that are undetectable by a metal detector. "Undetectable...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
August 06, 2019 - 10:02 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation which would allow school buses to have stop-arm cameras. The cameras will record the illegal passing of school buses and give a ticket to drivers who violate the law. "No parent should ever have to worry that their child's bus ride...
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Tom Puckett
August 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) In light of weekend shootings in El Paso and Dayton, there are questions about whether New York needs more gun control laws. State Senator Patrick Gallivan says no. "In New York, we already have among the toughest gun laws in the country. I don't know if any additional laws are...
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August 05, 2019 - 5:45 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Law Offices of Anna Marie Cellino LLP won a ruling in federal court in Rochester today when a judge dismissed attempts by Buffalo attorney Stephen E. Barnes to temporarily block the Cellino firm from using its name and advertising its services. U.S. District Court Judge...
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Tom Puckett
August 05, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) A driver is dead after an early morning crash in Lockport. Police say a car was north bound on South Transit and was occupied by two males. It is believed that the occupants were coming from the Buffalo area and traveling to Medina, when the vehicle crossed over the south bound...
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