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April 17, 2019 - 3:42 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing chlld. Missing is 13-year-old Marquese A. Wright. He is 5'7'' and 210Ibs. He should be accompanied by his mother, Christine Heard. She is 5'6'' and weighs 240Ibs. Police say Heard no longer has custody...
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Sigma Pi Fraternity House on Custer Street in Buffalo. 18-year-old Sebastian Serafin-Bazan went into cardiac arrest on the front lawn on the morning of April 12. April 15, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Tom Puckett
April 17, 2019 - 1:14 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Sebastian Serafin-Bazan, the University at Buffalo student hospitalized after an apparent hazing incident, has died following suspected hazing that led to a suspension of fraternity and sorority activities. "Our hearts go out to Sebastian's family for the devastating heartbreak...
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Buffalo Mayor Brown raises awareness for 2020 census. April 17, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 17, 2019 - 1:09 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – City of Buffalo officials are preparing for the 2020 census and announced they’ll hold a public hearing in Buffalo on Thursday night to answer questions about the census. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown held a press conference on Wednesday to give public awareness to the census,...
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Brendan Keany
April 17, 2019 - 12:39 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - State Senator Tim Kennedy was joined by leaders of the Buffalo Jewish Federation on Wednesday morning to announce the allocation of $100,000 for the Secure Jewish Buffalo Fund. State Senator Tim Kennedy says $100,000 has been allocated for the Secure Jewish Buffalo...
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April 17, 2019 - 12:28 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) Leaks are slowly coming out revealing the Bills' 2019 schedule, which officially comes out tonight. One report has the Bills starting and ending the season vs. the New York Jets. The Bills will travel in September, and host the Jets in week 17. Another report has the Bills...
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Western New York Catholic
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It's a relatively new Easter tradition in Buffalo. The Holy Roll is returning on Holy Thursday. It started two years ago, but was rained out last year. Establishing A New Easter Tradition of "The Holy Roll" - Father Jud Weiksnar "One of the Slow Rollers, Will Pearson, came to...
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ABC News
WASHINGTON (AP/WBEN) - President Donald Trump's lawyers are putting the finishing touches on a rebuttal to the forthcoming report by special counsel Robert Mueller. Rudy Giuliani, one of the president's attorneys, said Tuesday that their document will be dozens of pages long. Giuliani says it will...
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Downtown Buffalo. October 9, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
April 17, 2019 - 8:02 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Common Council on Tuesday appointed Erie County Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams as Interim City Comptroller. She takes over the position from Vanessa Glushefski, who became interim comptroller after Mark Schroeder was appointed to the top of the New York State...
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Randy Bushover
April 17, 2019 - 4:08 am
M&T Bank expects to hire more than 1,000 technologists in the coming years to support its rapid development and deployment of new technology. The first 250 of these technology positions will be posted and filled throughout 2019. The Buffalo World Trade Association and ISM are presenting a panel...
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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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