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December 14, 2018 - 11:46 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Call it a case of opening day jitters, but when the newest member of the family at the Buffalo Zoo was supposed to make her debut for anxious media awaiting, she wasn't quite ready. With cameras and phones trained on the opening to the Ocelot exhibit in the Rainforest...
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SPCA Therapy dogs/Susan Rose
Susan Rose
December 13, 2018 - 12:00 pm
West Seneca, N.Y. (WBEN) - The SPCA Serving Erie County is holding its 15th annual Radiothon and Open House at its Harlem Road shelter. 12-thousand animals come through the SPCA each year through adoptions, admissions, rescues, transports, cruelty investigations and seizures. Make a donation to the...
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Gladstone Street, where an officer-involved shooting occured on December 12, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police shot and killed a man on Tuesday night after he reportedly charged at officers with a knife after a shoplifting incident in Buffalo's Black Rock section. Police announced on Wednesday night that Marcus Neil, 47, was shot and killed by Buffalo Police Officer...
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December 12, 2018 - 3:00 pm
West Seneca, N.Y. (WBEN) - The annual RadioThon to benefit the SPCA serving Erie County is here! If you or someone you love has needed the SPCA Serving Erie County to make your family, your home, or your life more complete, you won’t want to miss these twelve heartwarming stories. Please tune in to...
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Dreamstime Photo
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN- Susan Rose) - "Millennials are something new on my scene," said Jerry Saab, President of the WNY Christmas Tree Farmers Association. "I've been doing this a long time and I'm getting a lot more young people who realize the benefits of a real tree over an artificial one." Saab,...
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USA Today Sports Images
December 09, 2018 - 12:18 am
OLEAN, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — After spending time back home consoling his mother, Buffalo guard Jayvon Graves paid tribute to his late grandfather the best way he knew how. Graves hit a career-best five 3-pointers and scored 19 points in helping the No. 17 Bulls remain undefeated with an 80-62 win at St...
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December 08, 2018 - 3:49 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are investigating an early morning officer-involved accident in the city. The incident happened at approximately 6:50am Saturday morning at East Ferry and Fillmore Avenue. Buffalo police accident investigators say a vehicle was traveling west on East Ferry when...
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December 07, 2018 - 12:30 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police have a suspect in custody following a shooting that occurred Thursday night at around 8:40. The shooting occurred on Warring Avenue near Antwerp Street and detectives say a male was struck by gunfire. The injuries appear serious in nature.
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December 06, 2018 - 3:50 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — A Syracuse executive has been sentenced to 2½ years in prison for defrauding the state's Buffalo Billion project. RELATED: Louis Ciminelli sentenced to 28 months in Federal prison, $500 thousand fine Joseph Gerardi, 59, was sentenced in connection with the Buffalo Billion...
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NWS Buffalo
December 06, 2018 - 4:31 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It hasn't been as much about the amount of snow as it has been the timing and location of it. A band of lake effect snow made its way across the metro Buffalo area during both the morning and afternoon commutes. Winter weather advisories expired for the Buffalo metro area and...
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