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New Era Field
Brian Mazurowski
December 27, 2019 - 9:48 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A new 5G network is up and running in Western New York. Starting today, Verizon's 5G service is available at both New Era Field and KeyBank Center, meaning anyone with a Verizon device capable of accessing a 5G network will be able to do so at those locations. These are the...
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Mike Baggerman
December 27, 2019 - 3:00 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to close a loophole in New York law that prevents prosecutors from bringing rape charges in certain cases when victims become drunk voluntarily. The governor wants to change the state's definition of who cannot legally consent to sexual activity. He...
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WBEN's Mike Baggerman with Santa Claus at Walden Galleria. December 19, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Kellie Scanlon)
WBEN's Mike Baggerman with Santa Claus at Walden Galleria. December 19, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Kellie Scanlon)
Mike Baggerman
December 24, 2019 - 3:00 am
NORTH POLE - (WBEN) - There's no denying that Santa puts in a lot of work during the holiday season. Between his visits to the North Pole and his recent updating of the Naughty or Nice List, WBEN sat down with Santa Claus at Walden Galleria to highlight Christmas and the experience of meeting with...
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Buffalo Airport. December 20, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Buffalo Airport. December 20, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 20, 2019 - 12:44 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Friday begins what is expected to be the busiest day at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport due to holiday travel. AAA of WNY projects that 111.5 million people will be out on the roads and in the air this holiday season. The Buffalo Niagara International Airport...
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Students at Bennett High School compete in Rocket League. December 18, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Students at Bennett High School compete in Rocket League. December 18, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
December 18, 2019 - 4:51 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Forget about the perception of video games being a colossal waste of time. At Bennett High School and I-Prep, video games are now an outlet for opportunity. The two schools recently created its own amateur esports teams that will compete in a national high school league...
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© Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
WBEN Newsroom
December 17, 2019 - 11:22 pm
For the first time in five games, the Buffalo Sabres did not come away with at least one point Tuesday night falling in Toronto to the Maple Leafs 5-3. The first two periods were a struggle for the Sabres offensively as they were left off the score sheet. Buffalo would only get five shots on goal...
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Downtown Buffalo. October 9, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 17, 2019 - 8:53 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The City of Buffalo could have a new internet service provider thanks to a $100 million investment by the former owner of the Buffalo Sabres, Tom Golisano. Greenlight Networks, a Rochester-based internet company, is on the fast-track to coming to Buffalo. It will be the...
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Official Bills Playoff Hat at New Era Cap store on Delaware Avenue. December 16, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Official Bills Playoff Hat at New Era Cap store on Delaware Avenue. December 16, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 16, 2019 - 11:50 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A postseason berth for the Buffalo Bills led to dozens of people waiting in line at New Era Cap's Delaware Avenue store to get their hands on the new playoff gear. The new cap features a side patch with the official 2019 Playoffs logo. The store plans to unveil newer styles...
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Erie County Auto Bureau in Tonawanda. July 5, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 16, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Despite all the challenges about its legality, the state's controversial Green Light Law will go into effect on Monday, meaning any New Yorker age 16 and older can apply for a standard driver's license or learner permit, regardless of their citizenship or lawful status in the...
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Zhanna the Amur Tiger
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Susan Rose
December 13, 2019 - 10:38 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Zhanna the Amur tiger made her public debut at tht Buffalo Zoo on Friday, the 13th. The 11 year old tiger arrived from the Bronx Zoo. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums recommended the Buffalo Zoo for Zhanna as part of the Tiger Species Survival Plan. “Zhanna will serve as...
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