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December 12, 2016 - 9:49 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man will spend up to three years in jail for driving while under the influence of marijuana, taking the life of a seven month old baby. 44-year-old D’Andre Turner of Buffalo has been sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice Penny M. Wolfgang to 1 ½-3 years in prison...
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December 12, 2016 - 9:18 am
Lockport, NY (WBEN) A Gasport won't be a candidate for father of the year anytime soon. Niagara County Sheriff's Deputies charge him with the death of his six month old son. 25 year old Dillon Hossbach turned himself in to custody Monday. He's charged with murder by depraved indifference and two...
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December 12, 2016 - 8:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The top Senate Republican said Monday that Congress will investigate a CIA assessment that Russia interfered in the November election on behalf of Donald Trump, an intelligence conclusion that the incoming commander in chief has called "ridiculous." Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...
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December 11, 2016 - 11:02 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Two Western New York Congressmen tell Newsradio 930 WBEN that they are optimistic about the future of the country under President-Elect Donald Trump. "We're only a month past this election and there's no question that this is one of the best run transitions," said Rep.Chris...
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December 11, 2016 - 11:00 pm
West Seneca, NY (WBEN) - As the SPCA Serving Erie County approaches their 150th anniversary, it's getting ready for their move in to a new 52,000 square foot facility in West Seneca. It will replace the current facility on Ensminger Road in Tonawanda, which opened over 50 years ago. The...
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December 11, 2016 - 11:39 am
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) The game Sunday out at New Era Field was not as close as the final score would indicate as the Pittsburgh Steelers topped the Buffalo Bills 27-20. The loss comes amid recent national reports that head coach, Rex Ryan could be dismissed before anyone in Western New York...
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December 11, 2016 - 8:14 am
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) As the Buffalo Bills were getting ready to host the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday afternoon at New Era Field rumblings began in the national sports media regarding the future of head coach, Rex Ryan. Jason La Confora of CBS Sports announced on Twitter that Ryan "...could lose...
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December 11, 2016 - 2:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump moved closer to nominating Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of State Saturday, meeting privately with the business leader for the second time in a week. Trump's transition team cautioned that no announcement was expected over the weekend...
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December 11, 2016 - 2:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal homeland security officials should move faster to require rail and transit agencies across the nation to screen their employees using federal terrorism watch lists, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said. The New York Democrat told The Associated Press on Saturday that the...
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December 11, 2016 - 12:49 am
(WBEN/WGR) Bills defenive lineman Kyle Williams is suddenly questionable for the team's game Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers with a back injury. Head coach Rex Ryan said he's concerned that the issue will prevent Williams from playing:. It appears wide receivers Watkins, Woods, and Marquise...
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