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Brendan Keany
June 14, 2019 - 5:49 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Buffalo is a mere month away from hosting one of Western New York's largest and most popular attractions every year. Now about one month away from the 36th annual Taste of Buffalo, this year’s food festival will include options from 56 restaurants and food trucks. @...
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Tom Puckett
June 14, 2019 - 4:45 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) After Thursday's JP Morgan Corporate Challenge, a field at Delaware Park turned into a muddy mess. The Olmsted Parks Conservancy says no one human is to blame. "This is just one of those rare occasions where weather wreaks havoc," says Stephanie Crockatt. "With three hours of...
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Tom Puckett
June 14, 2019 - 2:20 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo woman has been arraigned in connection with a deadly crash in Cheektowaga. Prosecutors say they were running from a loss prevention officer at a store. DA John Flynn says 23 year old Aleia Easley is charged with manslaughter, petit larceny, reckless driving, and a...
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DLW Design Idea proposed as part of WNY Land Conservancy Ideas Competition
Mike Baggerman
June 14, 2019 - 2:12 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Western New York Land Conservancy unveiled its winners for the best ideas about a design for the DL&W Corridor in South Buffalo. The corridor is an abandoned 1.5 mile trail connecting downtown Buffalo with the waterfront through three neighborhoods. Officials plan to...
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McKinley High School. January 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
June 14, 2019 - 1:17 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police have arrested a 33 year old Buffalo male in connection with a gun related call this morning at McKinley High School. Police say the 33 year old placed a false call to 911 just before 8:30am, stating that a student had a gun inside the school. Buffalo police K-9's...
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June 14, 2019 - 7:43 am
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Clarence woman was charged with driving while intoxicated and other crimes after a car crash on Transit Road near Wehrle Drive overnight on Friday. Amherst Police said Megan Hardy of Corfu crashed her car into another car driven by 66-year-old Robert Allen of Clarence...
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Randy Bushover
June 14, 2019 - 4:03 am
Washington developer Douglas Jemal has closed on his $3 million deal to purchase the former Buffalo police headquarters building. Business First reports tentative plans are for the five-story building to be anchored by 175 apartments, with 10 percent set aside for low- to moderate-income residents...
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Tom Puckett
June 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
Lyndonville, NY (WBEN) The community of Lyndonville is is beaming with pride over hearing word David Bellavia will receive the Medal of Honor. Bellavia is a graduate of Lyndonville and grew up in the Orleans County community. "We have a long history of soldiers from Lyndonville, but Mr. Bellavia,...
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Garden of Good Shepherd at St. Matthews Cemetery in West Seneca. June 13, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 14, 2019 - 3:00 am
WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WBEN) - The controversy over Forest Lawn's handling of the 215 graves at St. Matthew's Cemetery has another layer to it after attorney Barry Covert, who represents about 70 families affected by the grave removal, said the vast majority of those interred at Garden of Good Shepherd...
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USA Today Sports Images
June 14, 2019 - 1:00 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (WBEN/AP) — Kawhi Leonard raised his arms high in triumph and celebrated Canada's first NBA championship. "We the North!" is now "We the Champs!" Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured the country's first major title in 26 years with their most remarkable road win yet in the...
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