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NWS Buffalo
August 17, 2019 - 8:22 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Some strong to severe weather is possible across much of Western New York during the day Saturday, with a greater risk during the midday and afternoon and even a greater risk in the southern tier. The National Weather Service in Buffalo warns of a, "marginal risk for severe...
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August 16, 2019 - 10:27 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBEN/AP) — After winning the coin toss, Josh Allen quickly asked for the ball. He was eager and ready to go — and it showed. PHOTOS: Bills lead the way in 27-14 win over Carolina Allen shook off some first-game jitters and completed 9 of 11 passes for 102 yards and led two scoring...
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Niagara County Sheriff's vehicle. March 27, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 16, 2019 - 9:39 pm
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A woman had quite a shock when she went to load groceries into her pickup truck at a western New York supermarket. There was a man's body in the truck bed. Niagara County Sheriff James Votour says the woman left her home near Rochester Friday morning heading for a...
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Tom Puckett
August 16, 2019 - 3:50 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police have arrested an individual and charged him with murder in the 2nd degree following a standoff this morning Police say a man barricaded himself inside an apartment in the 1400 block of Jefferson Avenue. Buffalo SWAT and the Crisis Management Team were called to the...
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Brendan Keany
August 16, 2019 - 2:46 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - A case of hepatitis A has been confirmed in a local restaurant employee, according to Erie County officials. A local restaurant worker contracted Hepatitis A. If you ate or drank anything from Platinum Pizza (1575 Broadway, Buffalo) between August 8 and August 11 you are advised to...
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Tom Puckett
August 16, 2019 - 1:47 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) State Senator Rob Ortt is reportedly set to challenge Rep. Chris Collins in NY27. Reports say Ortt will announce his campaign Saturday. Ortt's staff would only say Ortt will make an announcement, not confirm whether he will run. Ortt will not only likely challenge Collins, but...
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Tom Puckett
August 16, 2019 - 12:17 pm
Sheldon, NY (WBEN) State Police in Warsaw are looking for your help in the case of a dog killed and two girls hurt after being hit by a vehicle. Troopers say the 14 and 12-year-old girls were walking their Australian Shepard on the grass next to the roadway and a dark colored vehicle swerved into...
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Brendan Keany
August 16, 2019 - 12:12 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Friday marks a major milestone for the Northland Workforce Training Center, the signature workforce initiative under Governor Cuomo's Buffalo Billion, as they're graduating their first class of students. "We've been working very diligently over the past two years to...
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Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A day after announcing that the team will return to its original royal blue and gold colors in the 2020-2021 season, the Buffalo Sabres unveiled a new special jersey that will be worn at times during their upcoming 50th anniversary season. The jersey is mostly white, with deep...
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