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Southside Elementary School in Buffalo. January 2, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - There was a police presence as students arrived at Southside Elementary on Southside Parkway in South Buffalo Wednesday morning. It was a follow-up from an incident at the school December 19th. A letter was sent home to parents before the Christmas break indicating that a...
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January 01, 2019 - 2:47 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo police are investigating an early New Year's morning fatal accident. Central District officers responded to the call just before 2:30am in the 500 block of Franklin Street north of downtown Buffalo. Accident investigators say a Chevrolet Mailbu was traveling north on...
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December 31, 2018 - 8:58 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-Carolyn Thompson) — After being locked up for 27 years for a murder he didn't commit, Valentino Dixon has shed the confines of prison in a big way, logging thousands of miles during his first few months of freedom to field questions about the artwork that got him and his...
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December 31, 2018 - 1:48 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - With the shiny 2019 ball in the background, Buffalo Fire and Buffalo Place officials updated First Night Buffalo plans and warned the public the scheduled fireworks display that ushers in the new year may need to be cancelled due to the forecast high winds. Buffalo Fire...
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December 29, 2018 - 9:39 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — CJ Massinburg scored 22 points and Nick Perkins added 18 to help No. 21 Buffalo close out its non-conference schedule with an 87-72 victory over Canisius on Saturday night. Jeremy Harris added 17 points and nine rebounds, and Jayvon Graves contributed 10 points as Buffalo...
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December 28, 2018 - 9:32 pm
Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Southwest Airlines flight attendant was arrested early Thursday at Buffalo Niagara International Airport after a loaded firearm was found in her carry-on bag. NFTA Transit Police arrested Crystal Reven Thursday morning after the loaded weapon was found in her bag at a...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - One woman is dead after a shooting in the City of Buffalo. Buffalo Police are investigating the shooting the occurred Thursday evening just before 6:30PM. That's when police officers from the South District responded to the call in the first block of Stevenson Street. Police...
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Parking sign next to Canalside Ice Rinks on Pearl/Commercial (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo's new parking rules are spurring a large number of people to seek out a way they can stop the changes from taking place The Buffalo Common Council on Wednesday approved a measure that will double the hourly street parking rate from One Dollar to Two Dollars per hour,...
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December 25, 2018 - 10:26 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - With Christmas behind us, New Year's celebrations are next up and First Night Buffalo is set to ring in the new year with a ball drop, entertainment, fireworks and family fun. The planning for the First Night 2019 celebration began almost immediately following the 2018 party...
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December 25, 2018 - 3:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — University at Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson has taken the first step in exploring the possibility of transferring to another school for his senior season. Coach Lance Leipold says in a statement Wednesday that Jackson has placed his name into the NCAA transfer portal...
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