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WBEN Photo - Tim Wenger
January 30, 2018 - 11:05 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - With multiple reports surfacing that a fatal fire in Buffalo's Lovejoy neighborhood early Monday may have been started when the father of the victim lit a cigarette with some type of 'torch', legal experts say the incident could lead to criminal charges. Anthony Conti, 7,...
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January 26, 2018 - 8:25 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Criminal defense attorney and WBEN legal analyst Paul Cambria is not surprised that the family of fallen Buffalo Police diver Craig Lehner has filed a 'notice of claim' against the City of Buffalo and Buffalo Police Department. WBEN has confirmed the filing with the city...
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January 26, 2018 - 10:25 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Former University of Buffalo administrator Dennis Black was sentenced to five years of probation by Judge John Michalski on Friday morning in Erie County Court. Black admitted last year to stealing $320,000 from the university through his position by using loopholes. Black...
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Dave Debo
January 25, 2018 - 5:46 am
(WBEN) The increasingly severe flu season is prompting the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo and others nationwide to put out new guidelines to prevent the spread of influenza, discouraging parishioners from shaking hands during Mass and halting distribution of Holy Communion from the common cup...
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(WBEN) - The newest social media 'challenge' is causing some teens to be rushed to the hospital, and now some retailers are putting a basic household item under lock and key. Videos circulating on Youtube and Instagram show teens biting in to liquid laundry detergent packs in what's known as the '...
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January 21, 2018 - 7:37 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - On the heels of women's marches nationwide and regionally in Seneca Falls, N.Y. Saturday, a women's solidarity rally is planned to begin at 2:30pm in Buffalo's Niagara Square Sunday. During the rallies, demonstrating women not only supported women's rights, but also denounced...
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January 20, 2018 - 7:26 am
AUBURN, Ala. (WBEN/AP) — Allen Greene’s formal introduction as Auburn athletic director came four days after Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, and Greene couldn’t deny the significance even if he wished his skin color wasn’t so notable. Greene took the podium Friday as the first African-American...
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Buffalo Zoo photo
January 19, 2018 - 11:21 am
With the release of the above photo, the Buffalo Zoo has announced the arrival of a new Snow Leopard: From the Zoo: Altai, a one-year-old male snow leopard, comes to the Buffalo Zoo from the Akron Zoo where he was one of three born on March 5, 2016. Named after the Altai Republic and Altai Mountain...
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Dave Debo
January 19, 2018 - 6:45 am
(WBEN) Slowly there is a growing number of people talking about -- and investing in -- Bitcoin in Buffalo, depite crazy price swings that saw the virtual currency lose half its value in one day earlier this week. Buffalo hosts at least two regular discussion forums where enthusiasm-- if not profit...
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