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111 Ebling Avenue in Tonawanda, where 31-year-old Danielle Cretacci were killed and her two children were shot. August 28, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 28, 2019 - 12:20 pm
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Tonawanda Police identified the woman who was shot and killed in a triple shooting at 111 Ebling Avenue as 31-year-old Danielle Cretacci. Her two children, ages 8 and 11, were both shot and are in stable condition. Authorities said the shooting happened at 2 a.m. at 111...
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Brian Mazurowski
August 28, 2019 - 11:08 am
Join Brian Mazurowski as he sits down with all the declared candidates in the NY-27 Congressional race for an extended interview: Candidate For NY-27 Race - Beth Parlato Candidate for NY-27 Race - State Senator Rob Ortt Candidate for NY-27 Race - State Senator Chris Jacobs Candidate For NY-27 Race...
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Tom Puckett
August 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) A proposed hot mix asphalt plant is firing up a number of residents in Hamburg, concerned about environmental impact. It's also gotten the attention of the Erie County executive. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz sent letters to both the town and the DEC expressing his...
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Canalside's North Aud Block "Pit" May 24, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 28, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Development on the North Aud Block at Canalside will take another step on Wednesday night with an open house that will feature three designs for arguably the area's biggest eyesore.
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Tom Puckett
August 27, 2019 - 5:38 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police are on scene of an officer involved accident involving a motorcyclist at Jefferson Avenue and William Street. The crash happened just after 4:30pm Tuesday. Police say the motorcyclist has been transported to ECMC.
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Tom Puckett
August 27, 2019 - 4:48 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Legislature Vice Chairman Clyde Burmaster has passed away. Burmaster had been dealing with a lengthy illness. Burmaster was with the legislature for 25 years, serving 18 years as vice chairman and chairman for three other years. He chaired the public works...
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Nardin Academy on Cleveland Ave in Buffalo (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 27, 2019 - 3:45 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State Senator Chris Jacobs wants people to push-back the New York State Education Department's initiative that he said will give public school districts oversight responsibilities on education at private and religious schools in New York State.
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Brendan Keany
August 27, 2019 - 3:10 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Tuesday afternoon, Congressman Tom Reed held his second press conference this month regarding the state of the I-90 that goes through Seneca Nation. The press conference took place just minutes before Reed walked into the US attorney's office to hand-deliver a letter addressed...
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Tom Puckett
August 27, 2019 - 1:23 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) An 11 year veteran of the Niagara County Sheriff's Office is charged with tampering records at the Niagara County Correctional Facility. Correction Officer Alexandra Matalavage, 52, faces five counts of Tampering with Public Records in the first degree. The arrest stems from an...
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Erie County Sheriff's Office vehicle next to a school bus. August 27, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 27, 2019 - 11:58 am
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - AAA of Western New York and area police agencies are reminding you to be careful on the roadways as the 2019-2020 school year approaches. AAA held its annual "School's Open-Drive Carefully" campaign in an effort to help reduce the number of school-related pedestrian injuries...
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