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Tom Puckett
April 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As efforts begin to restore Notre Dame Cathedral after Monday's devastating fire , the Buffalo-based Stained Glass Association of America says it is heartbroken by the damage. "It doesn't matter how little it was, that feeling of seeing it on fire is beyond words, it's...
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Our Lady of Victory Shrine and Basilica. April 16, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 17, 2019 - 3:00 am
LACKAWANNA, N.Y. (WBEN) – People from around the world, including Buffalo, are expressing their sadness over the fire that severely damaged the Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday. The fire is also putting eyes on Lackawanna’s Our Lady of Victory National Shrine and Basilica. Albeit much smaller, the...
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Tom Puckett
April 16, 2019 - 3:52 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) A substitute teacher and coach from John F. Kennedy High School in Cheektowaga is charged with child porn possession. US Attorney JP Kennedy announcing that Steven Gasiorek, a substitute teacher at JFK, has been arrested and charged with possession of child pornography. The...
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Tom Puckett
April 16, 2019 - 2:19 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) The Niagara County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant this morning at 172 High Street, Apartment #5 in the City of Lockport. Deputies arrested 59 year old Ronald D. Simons of Lockport. He's charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Manufacture...
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The car driven by Angel Marcial, who was killed by Juan Colon on July 9, 2018 on I-190 near Niagara Street. Colon was convicted in April 2019. July 9, 2018 (WBEN Photo)
Mike Baggerman
April 16, 2019 - 12:31 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The gunman who shot and killed a man on the northbound I-190 last July will spend the next 20 years behind bars. Juan Colon, 22, faced a maximum of 25 years in prison after he was convicted of first-degree manslaughter last month for the killing of 25-year-old Angel Marcial...
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McKinley Mall on June 15, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) - The Hamburg Town Board introduced the idea of a moratorium on new commercial spaces unless there is tenant signed to a lease and ready to go. Hamburg Town Supervisor Jim Shaw told WBEN he feels there's a real need for something to be done about the growing number of retail...
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Albany, N.Y. (WBEN) - A majority of New Yorkers think a ban on single use plastic bags will be good for the state. That's according to a Siena College poll of registered New York State voters. "Overwhelmingly, by a 62% to 33% margin, voters approve of a plastic bag ban," said pollster Steven...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - The Stanley Cup was in Buffalo for a visit Tuesday! The 'Keeper of the Cup' Phil Pritchard brought the Cup to the WBEN studios for an extended visit. Check it Out: "Keeper of the Stanley Cup" Phil Pritchard It’s here! #StanleyCup https://t.co/OV1vZpyNUB — WBEN NewsRadio 930AM...
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Randy Bushover
April 16, 2019 - 4:02 am
Craft beer lovers in the region are going to get a taste of some of the world's best brews. According to Business First, Shelton Brothers Inc., one of the largest importers and distributors of craft beers, will be bringing its annual fall festival to Buffalo on October 4th and 5th. Still to be...
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Tom Puckett
April 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Catholic Diocese Bishop Richard Malone says he will not step down. This coming just hours after new initiatives were introduced in conjuction with the Movement to Restore Trust. "I have been doing all my ministry everywhere I'm scheduled to do it, enjoying being with the...
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