December 08, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - As a biting cold wind blew across the helipad deck of the USS Little Rock LCS9 at Canalside Buffalo Friday, Commander Todd Peters humbly accepted the key to the City of Buffalo from Mayor Byron Brown. Peters says the key will be displayed along with other significant honorary...
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December 05, 2017 - 1:05 pm
by Brendan Keany BUFFALO, N.Y. - (WBEN) The Independent Health Foundation held a media event Tuesday morning to remind Western New Yorkers about First Night Buffalo, as they present the annual drug- and alcohol free New Year's Eve party. The celebration will be held at the Buffalo Niagara...
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December 05, 2017 - 5:06 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The lake effect snow storm is still forecast to impact the Buffalo metro area early Wednesday through Thursday and Winter Storm Watches remain posted for the area. "The storm is still on its way for late tonight, tomorrow and Thursday," says Meterologist Jon Hitchcock at the...
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Tim Wenger
December 03, 2017 - 9:33 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Our December flirtation with mild temperatures is about to come to a screaching halt as waves of arctic air are due to roll into Western New York this week. Beginning late Tuesday, the air will beg for a change from rakes to shovels across much of the Niagara frontier. It's...
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November 25, 2017 - 8:44 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP Business Wire) - ‘Tis the season to Shop Small! On main streets across America, small businesses are getting ready to welcome customers on Small Business Saturday Numerous Small Business Saturday events are planned across the Buffalo area, including free shuttles all day...
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Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) - Tyrod Taylor will be back under center for the Buffalo Bills this Sunday. Head Coach Sean McDermott made the announcement during his Wednesday news conference, simply saying that it was the right decision for the team. Last week, Taylor was benched in favor of rookie...
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Richard Root
November 20, 2017 - 1:34 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Erie County District Attorney John Flynn says 17-year-old Alexandria Heath and 19-year-old Romaine Jirdon, both of Buffalo, were arraigned in Buffalo City Court Sunday on a charge of Murder in the Second Degree in the death of Alexandria’s father, 58-year-old Thomas Heath of...
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November 19, 2017 - 7:42 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo police are investigating an early Saturday morning fatal accident. The incident happened just after 3am in the 900 block of Fillmore Avenue. Buffalo Police accident investigators say an SUV was traveling north on Fillmore, when it left the road and struck a house...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Tuesday's Terror attack in New York City is shining yet another light on so-called soft targets everywhere, including Buffalo. Walking the line between public safety and securing public access can be tricky. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown knows the problem well. "It's certainly...
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October 31, 2017 - 5:56 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Saying it's the next "big project" that needs to happen in Buffalo, Fillmore district Common Councilman Dave Franczyk was before the council session Tuesday introducing legislation calling for Buffalo Billion II funds to be allocated to the dilapidated Central Terminal. The...
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