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Tom Puckett
October 09, 2019 - 1:21 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A suspect is in custody after a daylight stabbing in Buffalo. Buffalo Police say it happened just after 12:15pm near Main Street and Court Street. Police say two males, known to each other, were involved in some type of dispute with one stabbing the other. Buffalo police with the...
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Flooding in patio area of Olcott Yacht Club by Lake Ontario. July 11, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
October 09, 2019 - 12:50 pm
Rochester, NY (WBEN) Governor Cuomo says he's directed the DEC to the International Joint Commission for its mismanagement of Lake Ontario water levels that caused catastrophic damage to shoreline communities. Cuomo says as a direct result of the IJC's mismanagement, extremely high water levels...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Another major plaza in the Town of Amherst could be in line for a new look. The University Plaza retail center in Eggertsville along the border of Tonawanda and the City of Buffalo is for sale. The 14-acre Main Street property, which sits an intersection away from the...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Wegmans is being hauled into court over its vanilla ice cream. A class action suit claims Wegmans use of the word "vanilla" is misleading consumers. Two men in New York and Pennsylvania say the front label indicates the flavor of the ice cream comes from the vanilla plant -...
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Randy Bushover
October 09, 2019 - 4:22 am
HUNT Real Estate Corporation has re-upped its sponsorship deals with the two major Buffalo sports teams. HUNT will continue as the official real estate and relocation company for the Buffalo Bills and the Buffalo Sabres. Financial terms were not released. Cincinnati-based Phillips Edison & Co...
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Tom Puckett
October 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Assemblywoman Monica Wallace is introducing a bill requiring labeling of ingredients on vaping products. One vaping retailer says that's already required. Wallace says the ingredients in vapor products like pods and e-juice are not required to be disclosed under law. “It’s...
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General Motors' Flint Assembly Plant employees line the street with picket signs during the nationwide UAW strike against General Motors on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Flint, Mich. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)
DETROIT (AP) — Talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers union hit a snag Tuesday over what the union says is a lack of commitment by GM to build new vehicles in U.S. factories. In a letter to members, union Vice President Terry Dittes wrote that the union has told GM that it doesn't...
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(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
October 08, 2019 - 6:04 pm
NIAGARA FALLS (WBEN) - On Tuesday afternoon, Congressman Brian Higgins joined Niagara Falls Superintendent Mark Laurrie to announce a federal grant that totals $2.49 million over the next five years. This equals out to $498,000 on an annual basis, and the money will go toward putting additional...
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Tom Puckett
October 08, 2019 - 2:43 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The search for a missing Bishop Timon-St. Jude student has come to a happy ending. The school announced on its Facebook page Robert Jones has been located. Jones was reported missing after not coming home from school Friday.
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Tom Puckett
October 08, 2019 - 2:27 pm
New York, NY (WBEN) Governor Cuomo says New York has its first vaping-related death. The death, involving a 17-year-old male from the Bronx, was reported to the State Department of Health today. According to NYSDOH, the deceased was previously hospitalized in early September with a vaping-...
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