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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - "This is the right step for victims." Maureen Hurley, of the Lay Catholic group, Movement to Restore Trust(MRT), said she can't say she's surprised at the scope of the claims filed on the first day under the Child Victim's Act. 110 local claims were filed on day one under the...
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August 15, 2019 - 9:15 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Fire is investigating two overnight fires that happened on the same street. The first fire was reported just after midnight at 61 Imson Street while the next fire came in at 3 a.m. at 130 Imson Street. Damage was estimated at $50,000 and $100,000, respectively. Flames...
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Diocese of Buffalo (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 15, 2019 - 7:16 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The following are the lawsuits filed under the Child Victim's Act during the first day of the one-year look back window. Robert D Planter et al v. Pascal D Ipolito et al HW1 ROE et al v. THE DIOCESE OF BUFFALO, NEW YORK et al AB 45 DOE v. THE DIOCESE OF BUFFALO, N.Y. et al...
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James Faluszczak and Paul Barr outside the Diocese of Buffalo. August 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 15, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With hundreds of lawsuits against the Diocese of Buffalo and other organizations already filed in the one-year "look back" window, sex abuse survivor James Faluszczak stressed patience throughout the legal proceedings. When asked about the emotional first day of lawsuits...
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New Era Field. April 26, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 13, 2019 - 7:00 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) - County and state leaders continue to emphasize there are no definitive plans on a new Buffalo Bills stadium or a renovation of the current stadium in Orchard Park. New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie visited the stadium in Orchard Park on Monday in what he...
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Peter Crotty Casino at Cazenovia Park. August 13, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 13, 2019 - 3:12 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy received a $3 million grant from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation to support capital projects and for planning and operations. Conservancy officials and city leaders made the announcement on Tuesday morning at Cazenovia Park. Half of...
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Seabar. August 9, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - This week is the final week of operations for one of Buffalo's most popular sushi restaurants. Seabar, which originally opened in 2008, will shut its doors this Saturday after more than a decade of operation. Chef Mike Andrzejewski told WBEN that he had to shut the restaurant...
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Students at Leonardo daVinci High School. September 6, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 09, 2019 - 12:32 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo this week signed legislation which would allow the City of Buffalo to establish speed cameras in school zones. The programs allows the city to enforce speed limits in school zones using cameras that record speeding violations in real time without the...
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Proposed site of a Tim Hortons in Orchard Park. (WBEN Photo/Susan Rose)
Mike Baggerman
August 09, 2019 - 3:00 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) - Construction of a Tim Horton's in the Town of Orchard Park has caused a controversy between the franchisee of the business and town officials that's brewed for the last six years. Miranda Holdings President Ray Miranda, who owns eight Tim Horton's restaurants in the...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
August 08, 2019 - 2:56 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State officials are touting the creation of a lithium battery which will be used to power a microscope for cancer research at the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Buffalo-based Viridi Parente will manufacture the battery for the Cry-Electron microscope that's designed...
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