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September 13, 2018 - 6:25 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — President Donald Trump might want to keep an eye on Thursday's Democratic primary for attorney general in his native New York. There's a chance he'll be sparring with the winner in court. All four candidates have vowed to be a legal thorn in the Republican president's side, if...
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Randy Bushover
September 13, 2018 - 5:39 am
New Era Cap Company, Inc. has signed on to become the "official outfitter" of the Canadian Football League. Starting in 2019, New Era will be supplying all authentic on-field product to the nine CFL clubs. Bank of America is moving its West Seneca office to to Elma. According to Business First,...
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Matt Moran
September 13, 2018 - 5:15 am
BUFFAO, N.Y. (WBEN) - In an office located just behind the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, forecasters work to protect lives and property. Shawn Smith is one of 10 meterologists for the office that runs 24 hours a day. As the southeast parts of the country prepares for Hurricane Florence,...
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Tom Puckett
September 13, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN/AP) Apple unveiled three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product’s appeal amid slowing sales. CEO Tim Cook showed off the iPhone XS Max, which has a bigger screen than the one on last year’s...
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Congressman Chris Collins leaves a Manhattan federal courthouse after being charged with securities fraud and lying to the FBI. August 8, 2018 (AP Photo)
Mike Baggerman
September 13, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - As republicans inch closer and closer to the midterm election it's unknown publicly who the candidate will be on the ballot. For some candidates, the hope of being named the candidate is starting to take a backseat. "When I talked several weeks ago (in Batavia), I felt there...
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September 12, 2018 - 9:00 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Polls may show her far behind New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in Thursday's Democratic primary, but Cynthia Nixon says she knows something that Cuomo and the pollsters don't. There's a movement, she says, of left-leaning voters tired of piecemeal progress on crumbling subways,...
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September 12, 2018 - 5:41 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A 32 year old man is dead after an officer involved shooting overnight on Plymouth Avenue. Buffalo Police Deputy Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia says officers responded to a call of a man with a gun around 3am Wednesday. "The suspect refused multiple requests by the officer to put...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police have reported an overnight shooting on the 400 block of Plymouth Avenue between Massachusetts and Rhode Island Avenues. The shooting happened at approximately 3:06 a.m. and police confirmed that a lone suspect is dead and two officers are being treated at ECMC. "...
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September 12, 2018 - 3:59 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — In preparing to open their 46th season in Orchard Park, New York, this weekend, the Buffalo Bills are setting their sights on longer-term plans in determining whether to renovate their existing facility or build a new one. Bills co-owner Kim Pegula told The...
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Tom Puckett
September 12, 2018 - 2:52 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A UB project manager has been arrested, accused of defrauding the state through the theft of over $15,000 in wages by reporting he was at his university job when he was not, including times when he was working an outside job with private employers. The state inspector general and...
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