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Brendan Keany
October 12, 2019 - 8:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) - A state court judge has been arrested on charges she obstructed a fraud investigation of a large New York City credit union. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan accused Justice Sylvia Ash on Friday of destroying evidence and lying to agents who were investigating a multimillion-dollar...
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Brendan Keany
October 11, 2019 - 10:51 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Casey Mittelstadt and Jack Eichel scored shootout goals and the Buffalo Sabres matched their best start to a season in 10 years with a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Friday night. Kyle Okposo set up goals by Johan Larsson and defenseman Marco Scandella on a night the...
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Tom Puckett
October 11, 2019 - 4:00 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York will become the first state to require the disclosure of ingredients in tampons and other menstrual products. The law was signed Friday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who said menstrual products could contain toxic or allergy-causing chemicals unknown to consumers...
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Tom Puckett
October 11, 2019 - 2:29 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) 39-year-old Jevon Gaiter has been arraigned before State Supreme Court Justice Russell P. Buscaglia on an indictment charging him with one count of Murder in the Second Degree. Prosecutors say on September 21st, at approximately 1 a.m.,Gaiter fatally stabbed 59-year-old Mark...
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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. July 29, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
October 11, 2019 - 2:07 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz's campaign says it has received numerous reports about phone calls made late last night and in the early morning hours, supposedly done on behalf of the Mark Poloncarz for Erie County campaign. The campaign calls it a dirty trick. Important...
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Mike Baggerman
October 11, 2019 - 6:09 am
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - Two people were injured in an overnight crash in Amherst. According to Amherst Police, 25-year-old Travante Johnson of Buffalo and 21-year-old Danay Hardy of Buffalo suffered non-life threatening injuries after Johnson crashed the car into a tree and light pole on Windermere...
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Lake Ontario flooding at Olcott. May 20, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 11, 2019 - 4:47 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Homeowners with property damage from flooding along Lake Ontario this year can apply for financial assistance from the state. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says up to $20 million is available for homeowners in Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, St. Lawrence and Wayne...
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Tom Puckett
October 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
Ellicottville, NY (WBEN) It's anyone's guess what the biggest attractionto this weekend's Fall Festival in Ellicottville is, but there's agreement on one thing: there's plenty to check out. "It is an arts and crafts show. We have 260 vendors that line the streets. We have a carnival and a food...
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Vaping products at Premier Vape on Union Road in Cheektowaga. September 16, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 11, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State continues to balance its aggressive push against the vaping industry while maintaining its support for the legalization of marijuana. For weeks, the state has pushed back against e-cigarettes and tried to ban flavored cartridges in an effort to curb its use...
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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Frank Gore isn’t scared of anything. Not the next hit he’ll take. Not how many yards he’ll gain. And especially not questions about his age. Whatever fears the 36-year-old Buffalo Bills running back once had evaporated during his college days at Miami where his pro...
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