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Richard Root
August 15, 2017 - 6:06 am
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) - There may be more victims in the case against 81 year old Robert Kendzia, a Niagara Falls pharmacist accused of coercion. At the beginning of the month, the news broke that Robert Kendzia was accused of coercing a customer to remove her clothes in order to get her...
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Dave Debo
August 15, 2017 - 6:01 am
(WBEN) If Brian Kusmierski of the Market in the Square in West Seneca has a secret formula to fight online retailer grocery giants, it's a simple matter of holding onto his small size slingshot. The Kusmierski family is poised to take over Budwey's Supermarket in North Tonawanda, one of the regions...
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Richard Root
August 15, 2017 - 3:21 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police announced the arrest of two suspects in connection with the death of a beating victim. Police say a fight between three people occurred August 1, 2017 on Niagara Street near Massachusetts Avenue. 39 year old Jessica Garcia of Buffalo was taken to ECMC as a result...
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Mike Baggerman
August 15, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The democratic primary for Mayor of the City of Buffalo will be held on September 12 and the winner of the primary will determine who will become the mayor. An early indication of the race was conducted by the Siena College Research Institute and Spectrum News. The poll...
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Tom Puckett
August 14, 2017 - 2:50 pm
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) The Niagara Falls Water Board today announced that it has retained the services of global engineering firm AECOM and Senior Project Manager Dr. John Goeddertz to review and analyze various details surrounding the July 29th black water discharge incident involving the Lower...
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August 14, 2017 - 2:30 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into law new penalties for those who make bomb threats against community centers. The Democratic governor approved the legislation Monday. It was passed by the state Legislature earlier this year in response to a string of bomb threats...
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Mike Baggerman
August 14, 2017 - 1:22 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Twenty-seven new garbage and recycling totes will be installed by the end of this week along Hertel Avenue in the City of Buffalo. The totes will be covered by an iron corral to prevent its theft. "(The totes) will make it possible on this vibrant, vibrant street for the...
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Tom Puckett
August 14, 2017 - 12:53 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Erie County Water Authority has lifted water restrictions for the southtowns after crews made a temporary repair of the water main break at Sturgeon Point. The authority says it brought in outside experts to accomplish a sturdy but temporary repair through a remarkable...
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Mike Baggerman
August 14, 2017 - 12:28 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown told reporters on Monday that he would work to prevent groups similar to those who attended the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday from coming to Buffalo. "If they did, our police department, law enforcement agencies in...
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Tim Wenger
August 14, 2017 - 11:06 am
North Tonawanda, N.Y. (WBEN) - The name will change a little, but the 'Budwey way' will still loom large inside the supermarket on Division Street in North Tonawanda as Frank Budwey announces he has hand-picked his suitor and Budwey's will be purchased by the Kusmierski family, owners of Market in...
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