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Buffalo, N.Y. - (WBEN) (Photo courtesy @GeorgeRichert @WIVB) - An update on a mystery in Buffalo. As police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding a 3 year old boy found on a porch on Monday, relatives of the child arrived from Florida Tuesday. They met the woman on Potomac Ave who...
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Randy Bushover
September 18, 2019 - 4:02 am
Canadian investor Harry Stinson has found another project to tackle in Buffalo. Business First reports Stinson has purchased the old Wonder Bread factory at 356 Fougeron Street. The plan for the building is to turn it into a mixed-use project anchored by apartments. Stinson is in the midst of...
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Artist renderings of the "New Silos" as part of the City of Lights Proposal.
Mike Baggerman
September 17, 2019 - 7:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - SWBR Architects successfully pitched their "City of Lights" design to a group of professionals in urban planning by touting its "world class user experience" that could start immediately and provides alternatives to driving on the Skyway. The group was the winner in the seven...
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Tom Puckett
September 17, 2019 - 5:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP/WBEN) - A state health panel has approved an emergency ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes in New York. The vote Tuesday by the state Public Health and Health Planning Council means the ban goes into effect immediately. The ban does not cover tobacco- or menthol-flavored e-cigarettes...
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Pancho Billa (USA Today Photo)
Brendan Keany
September 17, 2019 - 5:09 pm
ORCHARD PARK (WBEN) - Buffalo Bills officials are encouraging fans to get to their seats a little earlier than usual on Sunday. During a pregame tribute, the Bills will honor the life of Ezra Castro, more famously known as Pancho Billa, who lost his battle with cancer earlier this year. Pancho's...
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Brendan Keany
September 17, 2019 - 3:26 pm
ORCHARD PARK (WBEN) - For the first time in the history of the Buffalo Bills, the team won its first two games on the road to come home undefeated for a Week 3 home opener, and the expectation is that the atmosphere will be next level. Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard says they’re seeing a positive...
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Tom Puckett
September 17, 2019 - 1:53 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police say they are trying to determine the identities of those found inside a burned out vehicle on Tonawanda Street. They are also trying to determine if there's a link to a three year old boy who was found sleeping on a porch Monday morning. "We have been in contact...
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Mike Baggerman
September 17, 2019 - 12:37 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo and the selecting jury announced that SWBR, Fisher Associates and MRB Group out of Rochester has won the $100,000 Skyway Design Ideas competition. The competition, which began earlier this year, saw more than 100 submissions. The submissions were...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
(WBEN) - A new Siena College Poll says that by a 2-to-1 margin, New Yorkers oppose the requirement to turn in old license plates for new ones, and Three-Quarters say the $25 fee is unfair. The latest polling numbers were released Tuesday morning. The new State requirement states that motorists must...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are looking in to whether a burned-out vehicle in the city's Black Rock neighborhood is related to a three-year-old boy, who was discovered sleeping on the porch of a home on Potomac Avenue. Police say that human remains were found inside the vehicle on the 100...
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