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Protesters gather in front of Buffalo Police E District
Protesters gather in front of Buffalo Police E District/WBEN Photo
WBEN Newsroom
June 01, 2020 - 9:04 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Anger and unrest again filled the streets of Buffalo Monday as a protest that began in front of city hall in Niagara Square slowly wound its way through the streets of Buffalo before culminating with a rally in front of the Buffalo Police E District station on Bailey Avenue...
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Tom Puckett
June 01, 2020 - 2:53 pm
Two arrested in grafitti at City Hall.
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Governor Andrew Cuomo gives his daily coronavirus update at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. April 21, 2020 WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Governor Andrew Cuomo gives his daily coronavirus update at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. April 21, 2020 WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
June 01, 2020 - 2:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Western New York region is expected to begin phase two of reopening on Tuesday, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo.
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Tom Puckett
June 01, 2020 - 1:51 pm
Suspect charged with leading Buffalo Police on a chase in a stolen U-Haul.
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Juneteenth
[WBEN Photo - Brendan Keany]
Brendan Keany
June 01, 2020 - 1:21 pm
On Monday afternoon, Mayor Byron Brown and Councilman Ulysees Wingo hosted a Juneteenth flag raising ceremony in Niagara Square.
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A scene from the May 30 protest in Niagara Square
WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - "It's tragic that our right to assemble is overshadowed by a small group of people who came and intentionally engaged in thug-like behavior." The Rev. Kinzer Pointer of Agape Fellowship Baptist Church in Buffalo reacting to the violence and unrest at Saturday's protest in...
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City Hall Rioter
Tom Puckett
June 01, 2020 - 11:20 am
Suspect arrested after throwing fiery object into City Hall Saturday.
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“It’s still a thing,” said Dr. Joseph Chow, Medical Director of WNY Immediate Care. “Coronavirus is still around.”
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Demonstrators approach Buffalo Police during riots in Buffalo. May 30, 2020 WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany
Demonstrators approach Buffalo Police during riots in Buffalo. May 30, 2020 WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany
Before the protest began on Saturday, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown warned that people from outside the Buffalo area were planing to incite violence. Whether or not that was the case, it did not show up in records of those who were arrested on Saturday night.
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Triage tent set up outside of Mercy Hospital in Buffalo. March 27, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Triage tent set up outside of Mercy Hospital in Buffalo. March 27, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
June 01, 2020 - 4:00 am
Area hospitals say they prepared for any potential COVID19 surge.
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