Buffalo

Dylan McDuffie
University of Buffalo
WBEN Newsroom
December 08, 2019 - 11:30 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- A third-string running back for Bahamas Bowl-bound University at Buffalo has been arrested on domestic violence charges. The school announced Dylan McDuffie has been suspended pending an investigation after being arrested by university police on Saturday evening. The...
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Apostolic Administrator Bishop Edward Scharfenberger
WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
WBEN Newsroom
December 04, 2019 - 11:44 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - "My family just got a little bigger," beamed Albany Bishop Edward Scharfenberger as he met the media Wednesday morning at the Catholic Center in Downtown Buffalo. The new Apostolic Administrator of the Buffalo Diocese was officially appointed to his new role four hours...
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Advent wreath
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Susan Rose
December 03, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - "Advent is a season of hope. Advent is a season of expectation," Fr. Paul Seil told Susan Rose Tuesday morning on WBEN. "We're heading into some of the darkest days of the year and this is very symbolic that the Holy Father is acting to recognize that we're about to come...
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Coles on Elmwood. July 5, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
December 03, 2019 - 9:52 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A line cook at a Buffalo restaurant was arraigned on assault charges after he stabbed the owner of Cole's Restaurant over the weekend. 29-year-old John R. Luper III allegedly attacked the owner of Cole's Restaurant on Elmwood Avenue with a chef knife while working in the...
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Silo City
Silo City Exterior/Generation Development
WBEN Newsroom
December 02, 2019 - 7:41 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Florida developer is on track to begin construction on a new residential and mixed use property in Silo City along the Buffalo River. Generation Development was before the Buffalo Planning Board Monday and the panel was enthusiastic about the project which was tabled...
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UB Bulls
Photo Courtesy UB Bulls
WBEN Newsroom
December 02, 2019 - 2:00 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (WBEN/AP) — Charlotte and Buffalo are headed to the Bahamas Bowl on Dec. 20. The teams made the announcement on Sunday, one week before most other schools find out their bowl destination. The Bahamas Bowl matchup is typically announced earlier because of the extra time that teams...
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Pastor Eric Johns and his family embarks to Downtown Buffalo to live with homeless for next week. November 25, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Pastor Eric Johns and his family embarks to Downtown Buffalo to live with homeless for next week. November 25, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
November 30, 2019 - 7:54 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - For 21 years, a Buffalo pastor has been hitting the streets with the homeless to bring the gravity of the societal problem to the headlines during the start of the holiday season. Rev. Eric Johns, pastor of The Buffalo Dream Center, began a week on the streets, living with...
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Fire on Ridge Park Avenue in Cheektowaga
@JeffSlawson @WKBW
WBEN Newsroom
November 26, 2019 - 11:55 am
Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - A man died early Tuesday morning following a damaging fire at a Cheektowaga home. It happened at 111 Ridge Park Avenue near the Walden Galleria around 2am Tuesday morning. Fire officials say the only occupant in the home was in a wheelchair on the second floor. It took a...
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City of Buffalo Public Works Seal on truck used for plowing. November 8, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 11, 2019 - 12:46 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - As Western New York remains under a winter storm warning, City of Buffalo officials are expecting to use more crews on Monday evening and overnight due to the heavier snowfall expected. READ MORE: First winter storm warning of 2019-2020 "We will have over 20 trucks out...
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Tree down in City of Buffalo/Photo - Christopher Parker
WBEN Newsroom
November 02, 2019 - 2:52 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - As residents across the Buffalo and Western New York region are working to clean up damage left by the fierce windstorm that ravaged the region Halloween and Friday, municipal crews across the region too are busy working to ensure roads are clear and areas around downed trees...
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