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January 24, 2017 - 7:41 am
Franklinville, NY (WBEN) State Police charge three people after assisting Cattaraugus County Child Protective Services. Monday afternoon, troopers say they found methamphetamine manufacturing was being conducted in the residence on Bakerstand Road. Troopers charged Daren D. Tingue Sr., 50, Daren D...
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January 24, 2017 - 6:01 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Local Deadheads are on the lookout for a rare tape that now carries a big reward. On March 17, 1970, the Grateful Dead played an impromptu concert with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Now, nearly 50 years later, local fans are scouring their attics to see if they can find a...
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January 24, 2017 - 4:19 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo police are investigating after one of their own cruisers apparently struck a boy near D'Youville College Tuesday morning. The 10 year old boy was crossing the street near the intersection of Porter Avenue and Niagara Street at about 8:30 Wednesday morning when was hit...
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January 24, 2017 - 1:42 am
(WBEN/AP) Senate Democrats say they plan to offer a proposal Tuesday to spend $1 trillion on transportation and other infrastructure projects over 10 years in an attempt to engage President Donald Trump on an issue where they hope to find common ground. Details of the plan provided to The...
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January 24, 2017 - 1:35 am
The areas imediately around Buffalo will see slushy roads Tuesday morning, but the concentrated freezing rain is forecast for Genesee, Wyoming and Allegany counties and otrher points east, where a winter weather advisory is in effect through this evening A Nor'easter is headed up the East Coast and...
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January 23, 2017 - 11:53 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN/CNN) Congressman Chris Collins was in "The Situation Room" Monday, and CNN's Wolf Blitzer fired off questions at him about allegations of insider trading by Health and Human Services Nominee Tom Price. Collins is a major stockholder in an Australian company that is working on...
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January 23, 2017 - 11:48 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo visited Niagara Falls as part of a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new DoubleTree by Hilton hotel on Buffalo Ave. While there, Cuomo explained that he just proposed the New York State budget and how it will benefit the Western New York region. "I...
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January 23, 2017 - 10:54 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York lawmakers will again consider legislation that would authorize people with terminal illnesses to request life-ending drugs from a physician. The bill introduced Monday in Albany would require two physicians to certify the patient's illness is terminal. Physicians could...
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January 23, 2017 - 10:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Monday, dealing a quick blow to Barack Obama's legacy as the new chief executive began fulfilling campaign promises in his first full week in office. "Great thing for...
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January 23, 2017 - 9:51 am
Lackawanna, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man is charged with bringing a gun to school Monday morning. Lackawanna Police tell WBEN 20 year old Devonte Ridgeway had brought the weapon to school because he had been shot at over the weekend. The gun was found during a routine weapons bag check. Ridgeway ran off...
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