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December 20, 2016 - 3:40 pm
Last Updated: December 20th, 2016 | 8:43 p.m. ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) – Two Buffalo Bills were named to the 2017 Pro Bowl Team. Running back LeSean McCoy and linebacker Lorenzo Alexander will represent the Bills in Orlando next month. McCoy ranks third among AFC running backs with 1,129 yards on...
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December 20, 2016 - 12:20 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man will spend the next 3 1/2 to 7 years in prison after admitting to identity theft. 56-year old Leland Burks pleaded guilty in September to one count of Identity Theft in the First Degree and one count of Scheme to Defraud in the First Degree. In early 2015, Burks...
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December 20, 2016 - 12:10 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a state lawmaker diverted about $800,000 from an escrow account for his own use before killing himself in a Rochester cemetery earlier this year. According to a criminal complaint unsealed Monday, Assemblyman Bill Nojay illegally misdirected funds from a legal...
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December 20, 2016 - 8:24 am
Berlin, Germany (AP) German prosecutors say a man arrested after the truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market has been released because there isn't sufficient evidence to tie him to the rampage. Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that that the man, a Pakistani citizen who came to Germany last year...
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December 20, 2016 - 5:06 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Nearly three years to the day after a hit-and-run accident that claimed a man's life, Gabrielle Ballowe has been sentenced to a year in jail as a result. Ballowe pleaded guilty in October to leaving the scene of an accident that caused physical harm and failing to report it...
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December 20, 2016 - 1:57 am
(WBEN) What do you think of housing on the site of the old aud downtown? City and state officials are starting to weigh in on plans being advanced by preservationist Tim Tielman, urging various public land owners to consider ways to create an instant neighborhood there "You could have housing, but...
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December 19, 2016 - 11:00 pm
Amherst, NY (WBEN) - The days before Christmas are typically the busiest for those in the shipping business, but unlike a decade ago packages are being sent more and more frequently months before the holidays. "The package business in exploding," said Karen Mazurkiewicz of the US Postal Service. "...
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December 19, 2016 - 9:27 pm
(WBEN) Former Deputy Erie County Executive Jim Keane, a member of one of south Buffalo's most powerful political families, passed away Monday . Keane had a long career in regional Democratic politics, from a long-held seat on Buffalo's city council to being the man in charge of Senator Hillary...
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December 19, 2016 - 10:49 am
Washington, DC (AP) Donald Trump has cruised to victory in the Electoral College despite thousands of anti-Trump protesters who converged on state capitols across the country. Monday's vote ensures that the billionaire will become America's 45th president. Texas put the Republican president-elect...
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December 19, 2016 - 10:24 am
Last Updated: December 19, 2016 | 8:51 p.m. BERLIN (AP) -- A truck rammed into a crowded Christmas market in central Berlin on Monday evening, killing 12 people and injuring nearly 50 as it smashed through tables and wooden stands. Police said a suspect believed to be the driver was arrested nearby...
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