Brendan Keany
Tom Puckett
May 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As the new Buffalo School Board prepares to settle in, what are some of the issues they'll have to address as they take over? Two outgoing board members give their views. Larry Quinn says it's about the teachers' contract, and in particular giving the district more control in the...
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May 07, 2019 - 10:13 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - In an election that saw all nine seats on the Buffalo Board of Education on the ballot, the unofficial results will lead to some new faces on the board as well as some returning faces. In the at-large districts, the top three vote recipients are Ann Rivera, Terrance Heard and...
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April 28, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The $1000 Cash Code is back on WBEN! It's your chance to enter to win $1000 twelves times each weekday by texting the Cash Code to 72881. Beginning at 7am and continuing through 6pm weekdays, we'll announce the Cash Code each hour and you'll have the entire hour to text the...
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April 24, 2019 - 6:00 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Buffalo has agreed to sign women's basketball coach Felisha Legette-Jack to a five-year contract extension after she led the program to its third NCAA Tournament berth in four years. The new contract runs through the 2023-24 season and will pay her an annual base salary of...
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April 23, 2019 - 3:24 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Radio Television Digital News Association has honored the WBEN News Team with four prestigious Regional Edward R. Murrow journalism awards. WBEN was awarded top honors for Breaking News, Continuing Coverage, Best Documentary and Excellence in Innovation. The RTDNA says, "...
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April 15, 2019 - 1:46 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo firefighters were battling fierce flames at a house on Michigan Avenue near Glenwood in the city Monday morning when the structure collapsed during firefighting efforts. Nobody was injured in the fire or collapse and all residents of the home have been accounted for...
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April 07, 2019 - 3:42 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are investigating a shooting Saturday night incident that killed 12-year-old Bandar Elwaseem and left a 22-year-old man in stable condition at ECMC. City Updates Public on Saturday Night Shootings The city is holding a press conference on last night’s deadly...
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April 04, 2019 - 8:12 am
Update: Buffalo Police have arrested 23-year-old Robert McBride and charged him with multiple counts of murder. Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are looking for a man who fled on foot after firing gunshots at police officers shortly after 4:30 a.m. on Thursday at Lang and Newburgh on the city'...
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April 01, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - While America was introduced to the sensation that is the duo of singing Buffalo cops, officers Michael Norwood and Moe Badger were inside The Oakk Room in Buffalo for a watch party during Monday's episode fo the Ellen Show on WGRZ. Norwood and Badger have been the subject of...
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