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March 24, 2018 - 8:00 am
Albany, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - The University of Buffalo women's basketball team is reeady for some sweet success in their NCAA March Madness Sweet 16 appearance in Albany today. Defending champion South Carolina will face 11th-seeded Buffalo in the first game. The Bulls are one of two 11 seeds to...
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March 24, 2018 - 7:39 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - On an almost daily basis, victims of clergy abuse within the Diocese of Buffalo are coming forward and telling their stories. During a week in which we saw Bishop Malone discuss the priest abuse scandal in detail with WBEN and release a video apology, three more news...
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March 23, 2018 - 11:07 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Diocese of Buffalo and Bishop Richard Malone are responding to the sexual abuse scandal with a video apology. In the video, Bishop Malone offers ways in which victims may seek help and offers assurances of safety and security for the young people within the diocese. "I...
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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter's funeral in will include speeches from Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Hillary Clinton. The long-serving Buffalo and Rochester area representative is being laid to rest with a public service in the Eastman Theater in Rochester. Follow along with LIVE video here:
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March 22, 2018 - 8:16 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Once her coaching career collapsed at Indiana, and Felisha Legette-Jack considered walking away from basketball entirely, she made one promise if another opportunity ever arose. Legette-Jack vowed she was going to be her bold, brash, boisterous self upon being hired to...
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March 22, 2018 - 2:37 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Following a firestorm of controversy surrounding reports that a new contract for Erie County Water Authority Executive Director Earl Jann includes a "golden parachute" that would pay him more than $300 thousand in the event he is forced out for political reasons, authority...
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March 20, 2018 - 1:23 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The move by the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo to release the list of 42 priests accused of sexual abuse is a step in the right direction but falls short of what needs to be done. Robert Hoatson heads up Road to Recovery, a non-profit supporting many victims of sexual abuse, and...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Diocese of Buffalo has released a list of 42 priests who who were removed from ministry, retired, or left ministry after allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. The Diocese said the list includes those with more than one allegation made against them. Deceased priests are...
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March 19, 2018 - 9:12 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WBEN/AP) — A week ago Buffalo was waiting to find out if it earned one of the final four at-large berths to the women's NCAA Tournament. Now the 11th-seeded Bulls are headed to the Sweet 16 for the first time in school history. Cierra Dillard scored 22 points as Buffalo shocked...
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March 18, 2018 - 11:15 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WBEN/AP) — Buffalo and Florida State share many similarities as they prepare for Monday’s women’s NCAA Tournament second-round matchup. Both teams run up-tempo systems and have experienced backcourts. Without much time for either team to scout each other, there is the potential...
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