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Susan Rose
October 12, 2019 - 3:42 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police have arrested the driver of a vehicle involved in a rollover crash that killed a woman in August. A 27 year old Buffalo man is charged with Vehicular Manslaughter and DWI in connection with the death of a 42 year old Buffalo woman in the early morning hours of...
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Susan Rose
October 12, 2019 - 3:24 pm
Pomfret, N.Y. (WBEN) - A state police trooper was flagged down by a motorist on Rt. 60 in the Chautauqua County town of Pomfret Friday afternoon due to a farming accident nearby. Further investigation revealed that a 1976 International tractor operated by Daniel Hunt, of Fredonia, was traveling...
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Brendan Keany
October 12, 2019 - 8:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say four people have been killed in a shooting in Brooklyn that also injured three others. An NYPD spokesman says police responding to a call about shots fired just before 7 a.m. Saturday found four men dead at the scene. A woman and two men suffered non-life-...
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Brendan Keany
October 12, 2019 - 8:19 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP-) — The thousands of shops that sprang up in cities and towns across the country over the past decade to sell vaping products have seen a stunning reversal of fortune, with their sales plunging in just two months amid news reports that vaping has sickened nearly 1,300 people and...
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Brendan Keany
October 12, 2019 - 8:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) - A state court judge has been arrested on charges she obstructed a fraud investigation of a large New York City credit union. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan accused Justice Sylvia Ash on Friday of destroying evidence and lying to agents who were investigating a multimillion-dollar...
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Brendan Keany
October 11, 2019 - 10:51 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Casey Mittelstadt and Jack Eichel scored shootout goals and the Buffalo Sabres matched their best start to a season in 10 years with a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Friday night. Kyle Okposo set up goals by Johan Larsson and defenseman Marco Scandella on a night the...
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Tom Puckett
October 11, 2019 - 4:00 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York will become the first state to require the disclosure of ingredients in tampons and other menstrual products. The law was signed Friday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who said menstrual products could contain toxic or allergy-causing chemicals unknown to consumers...
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Tom Puckett
October 11, 2019 - 2:29 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) 39-year-old Jevon Gaiter has been arraigned before State Supreme Court Justice Russell P. Buscaglia on an indictment charging him with one count of Murder in the Second Degree. Prosecutors say on September 21st, at approximately 1 a.m.,Gaiter fatally stabbed 59-year-old Mark...
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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. July 29, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
October 11, 2019 - 2:07 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz's campaign says it has received numerous reports about phone calls made late last night and in the early morning hours, supposedly done on behalf of the Mark Poloncarz for Erie County campaign. The campaign calls it a dirty trick. Important...
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Mike Baggerman
October 11, 2019 - 6:09 am
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - Two people were injured in an overnight crash in Amherst. According to Amherst Police, 25-year-old Travante Johnson of Buffalo and 21-year-old Danay Hardy of Buffalo suffered non-life threatening injuries after Johnson crashed the car into a tree and light pole on Windermere...
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