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August 15, 2019 - 4:35 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly lower Thursday after Wall Street fell on mounting fears of a possible recession. Benchmarks in London, Tokyo and Sydney declined while Shanghai closed higher after spending most of the day in negative territory. Frankfurt was unchanged. U.S. investors...
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Tom Puckett
August 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
Albany, NY (WBEN/AP) After the largest measles outbreak in a quarter century hit New York State, lawmakers passed a bill doing away with religious exemptions to vaccines required for students to be admitted to school. This would affect 26,000 students, says attorney Michael Sussman, who presented...
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Diocese of Buffalo with two dozen protesters calling for Bishop Malone's resignation. September 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Tuesday, Siobhan O'Connor, a hero to many victims of child sex abuse at the hands of the Buffalo Diocese, implored Bishop Richard Malone to not file for bankruptcy. "I would also ask now if I could please publicy urge Bishop Malone not to file for bankruptcy,"...
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James Faluszczak and Paul Barr outside the Diocese of Buffalo. August 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 15, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With hundreds of lawsuits against the Diocese of Buffalo and other organizations already filed in the one-year "look back" window, sex abuse survivor James Faluszczak stressed patience throughout the legal proceedings. When asked about the emotional first day of lawsuits...
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Tom Puckett
August 14, 2019 - 2:46 pm
Irvine, CA (WBEN) A woman who attended Wellsville Schools in 1980 claims she was raped repeatedly by a janitor and the principal at the time did nothing to stop the attacks. Joanne Schoonmaker is now suing the Wellsville Central School District. Schoonmaker alleges rape by Robert Alexander Wade who...
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Main Street Niagara Falls. June 19, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 14, 2019 - 1:47 pm
NIAGARA FALLS (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Governor Andrew Cuomo made a stop in Niagara Falls on Wednesday morning to deliver exciting news to the region, as he explained that the city has won $10 million in this round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative. Gov. @andrewcuomo just announced that...
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Tom Puckett
August 14, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man has been charged with threatening an attack on ECMC. Erie County prosecutors say 35 year old Erik Sull of Buffalo made the threat Monday as he was being discharged from the hospital. "(Sull) told employees that he planned to return, blow up the hospital, and shoot...
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August 14, 2019 - 9:13 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - As the first day of filing opens under the New York Child Victims Act, dozens of suits have already been filed against the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. During an in-studio appearance on WBEN Wednesday morning, priest abuse survivor and advocate James Faluszczak announced...
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August 14, 2019 - 7:17 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - An 11-year-old girl was shot in the leg on Buffalo's East Side. Buffalo Police said the shooting happened just before midnight in the 500 block of Winslow Avenue. The girl was struck in the leg by bullets and taken to Oishei Children's Hospital where she is in stable...
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Brendan Keany
August 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - The one-year lookback window under the Child Victims Act is now officially open , and we're already learning of hundreds of lawsuits filed against churches, schools and various other organizations throughout New York State. On Tuesday, attorney Steve Boyd, who...
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