Buffalo

Packet Boat and Longshed. (Photo via Buffalo Maritime Center)
Mike Baggerman
December 18, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The latest development project for Canalside is taking another step on Tuesday evening. A public meeting for the Canalside Packet Boat and Longshed project is scheduled for tonight at the Buffalo History Museum. This project is part of a $4 million investment from New York...
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Edward M. Cotter Fireboat. December 17, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 17, 2018 - 1:01 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The Edward M. Cotter Fireboat will receive $500,000 in state funds from New York for repairs. The boat, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, is still active and is primarily used to break ice in the Buffalo River during the winter months and prevent ice jams...
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Mike Baggerman
December 17, 2018 - 12:46 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown said he’s glad that Buffalo Police did the internal research and selected a vendor for its upcoming pilot program on tasers. “We want to see the functionality of the equipment (and) the effectiveness of the equipment,” Brown said on Monday morning...
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Spectrum Office in Amherst. May 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 17, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Speed test company Ookla released a test that showed Buffalo has one of the worst broadband speeds in the country. Most of the City of Buffalo residents who have internet use Spectrum, who, according to the report, offer 65 megabytes per second download speeds compared to 17...
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Patrik Berglund
December 15, 2018 - 10:27 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN/AP) - The Sabres have suspended Patrik Berglund indefinitely. In a terse statement the team announced, "The Buffalo Sabres today announced that forward Patrik Berglund has been suspended indefinitely by the organization due to failure to report to the team. There will be no...
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First Night Buffalo sign. December 14, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 14, 2018 - 12:29 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - First Night Buffalo will hold it's 30th annual celebration at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center on New Year's Eve. First Night Buffalo is a family-friendly, drug and alcohol free event celebrated each year. It features activities like carnival rides, bounce houses, and...
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December 14, 2018 - 11:26 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police found a dead body early Friday morning. Police officials told WBEN that detectives discovered the body just after 1 a.m. at a home at the Maryner Towers located at Maryland and Efner Streets in Buffalo's West Side. An autopsy will be performed to determine the...
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SPCA Serving Erie County presented a check for $124,670 (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
December 13, 2018 - 6:14 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN ) - Western New York banded together on Thursday and raised $124, 670 for the SPCA Serving Erie County. WATCH: Grand unveiling of the check for the SPCA Serving Erie County The funding will go to support all of the SPCA Serving Erie County's programs and services. Since 2004,...
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Massachusetts Avenue Farm House celebrates ribbon cutting ceremony. December 13, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
December 13, 2018 - 1:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - State, city, and community leaders held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a $2.4 million farmhouse and community food training center in Buffalo. The farmhouse, located on Massachusetts Avenue on Buffalo's West Side, will serve as a hub for the local community to access food and...
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Ehcrist Hai & Thadah Say. (Photo via BPD)
December 13, 2018 - 7:34 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police said they found Ehcrist Hai and Thadah Say, who were both reported missing early Thursday morning. Police said they found Hai, 13, and Say, 10, during the mid-morning. They did not say where they were found or the circumstances that led to the boys' initial...
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