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Erie County Mental Health Commissioner Michael Ranney on June 8, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 11, 2018 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Centers for Disease Control reported that suicide rates increase by 25 percent in the United States over the last two decades. In Erie County, there's also been a notable rise. Erie County Mental Health Commissioner Michael Ranney said that over the last five years, there...
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June 08, 2018 - 9:15 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo police are investigating a shooting incident that left a teenager critically injured Friday afternoon. Police responded to ECMC at approximately 12:20pm after a 16 year old female arrived at the hospital in a civilian vehicle after suffering a gunshot wound...
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2018 Buffalo Pride
June 03, 2018 - 9:28 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police have made an arrest in connection with terrorist threats made against the Buffalo Pride Parade. Rosalyn Colligan, 40, of Buffalo allegedly threatened to murder parade-goers. She was charged with a felony count of making terroristic threats. "The posts were very...
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May 26, 2018 - 12:00 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The 18th consecutive Buffalo Marathon was run Sunday under warm and humid conditions. The Marathon which is a 501c3, has grown in stature, prominence, and its ability to help the community. The race has exceeded our 2017 registration numbers by more than 1,000 with over 7,300...
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Officer Joseph Hassett leaves court surrounded by supporters and attorneys following the not guilty verdicts on May 24, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 24, 2018 - 11:46 am
BUFFALO, NY (WBEN) - Erie County Supreme Court Justice Russell Buscaglia found suspended Buffalo Police Officer Joseph Hassett not guilty of all counts in connection with an incident involving an inmate in police custody in 2017. Hassett, 32, was acquitted of two counts of Assault in the Third...
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Tim Wenger
May 22, 2018 - 8:56 pm
In this divisive time in which we live, so often it’s the case that we address an issue with a debate. An argument. We look at an issue from ‘one side’ or ‘another’. And when we try to go deeper into understanding, what gets lost is….the issue. 12 Voices in 12 Hours and then the opioid discussion...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Nichols has announced that Head of School Bill Clough told the Board of Trustees that the 2018-2019 school year will be his last. The search for the next Head of School is underway. “I write to tell you that I will finish my tenure as Head of Nichols School on June 30, 2019,”...
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ABC News
May 21, 2018 - 6:39 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - In the wake of Friday's Santa Fe school shooting, organizations in Buffalo are pushing forward to support local children who have been seriously injured by gun violence. In a pair of equally tragic stories, fundraising efforts are beginning to help the young victims and their...
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