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December 10, 2016 - 1:00 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Western New York is in for a general snowfall today (Sunday) of between 3-5 inchs according to the National Weather Service and our own First Alert Forecast. Details are below: WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST MONDAY... ...LAKE EFFECT...
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December 10, 2016 - 12:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review of election-season cyberattacks, including the email hacks that rattled the presidential campaign and raised fresh concerns about Russia's meddling in U.S. elections, the White House said Friday...
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December 10, 2016 - 12:46 am
WHEATFIELD, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Leandra's Law violation Friday evening. At approximately 6:30 p.m. Friday, a border patrol agent witnessed a vehicle swerving and nearly hitting another vehicle from behind. After a request brought Niagara County Sheriff's to Cayuga Drive, they discovered 32-year-old...
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December 09, 2016 - 3:13 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Buffalo police are investigating a home invasion from Thursday afternoon where the suspect or suspects posed as utility workers to gain entry into the home. The incident occurred at 3:00 p.m. on Normal Avenue. Detectives said the individual or individuals involved made off...
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December 09, 2016 - 12:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - Scratch the name Rudy Giuliani from potential prospects for top positions in the Trump administration. The president-elect said today that Giuliani is taking himself out of consideration for a position. Giuliani was a staunch Trump supporter throughout the campaign and was...
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December 09, 2016 - 11:17 am
Williamsville, NY (WBEN) - A bi-partisan effort to explore new cures for diseases may be the last major piece of legislation signed in to law by President Obama. In a rare appearance together, Congressmen Chris Collins and Brian Higgins joined representatives from local health organizations to...
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December 09, 2016 - 9:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - Key health care industry groups are telling the incoming Republican administration and Congress that it's not a good idea to repeal the 2010 health care law without clear plans to address the consequences. Hospitals, insurers and actuaries - professionals who make long-range...
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December 09, 2016 - 8:48 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police stumbled upon a grow operation inside of a home where a dead body was found. According to authorities, the incident took place in the 100 block of Carmel Road shortly after 9:00 am. Police say the victim is a 40-year-old man whose name has not been identified. The...
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December 09, 2016 - 5:41 am
Sherman, NY (WBEN) A threatening Facebook post brought state police to a Chautauqua County school Friday morning and a 15 year-old boy is now in custody. New York State Police tell Newsradio 930 WBEN that the Sherman High School was taken into custody shortly before 9:30 am. "State Police were...
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December 09, 2016 - 1:08 am
PAINESVILLE, Ohio (WBEN/AP) -- As the lake effect snow pounded the New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio border area Thursday, authorities say highway crews and law enforcement officers are working to clear an Ohio road where a chain reaction crash in snowy conditions caused a pileup of more than 50...
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