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Mike Baggerman
July 20, 2017 - 11:31 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senator John McCain is currently recovering from a surgery to remove a malignant brain tumor, but according to Roswell Park Cancer Institute's Chief of Neuro-Oncology, Dr. Laszlo Mechtler, it's a good prognosis for the 80-year-old senator. "Our patients leave the hospital in...
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Tom Puckett
July 20, 2017 - 11:30 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police have arrested a Buffalo female in connection with a fatal accident that occurred in late April on East Morris Avenue. The Buffalo police accident investigation unit arrested 37 year old Cuansharee Palmer of Buffalo Wednesday night and charged her with negligent...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Bills Hall of Famer Joe DeLamielleure says O.J. Simpson was one of the best teammates he ever had, and the most generous. "If I met him now, he probably wouldn't be the same person I knew back then". "Joe D" as he is known, is convinced something happened to Simpson...
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July 20, 2017 - 5:58 am
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-Carolyn Thompson) — Martin Kober is convinced the painting of a dying Jesus that hung above the mantel in his upstate New York childhood home is the work of Michelangelo. Getting experts to agree remains the $300 million hurdle. That's the potential value of the 19-by-25-...
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Tom Puckett
July 20, 2017 - 4:00 am
North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) As CanalFest rolls on in the Tonawandas, there's a billboard along Webster Street in North Tonawanda that's turning heads, and stirring controversy. The billboard is for Xsentuals, an adult novelty and lingerie store in Williamsville. It shows a woman in black lingerie,...
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Richard Root
July 20, 2017 - 3:22 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police, Buffalo SWAT, New York State Police and Buffalo Fire Crews were all on hand for a tense stand-off on Thomas Street last night. Police say the call came in around 8:15 p.m. Wednesday about a man making threats. Reports are the man was threatening to blow up the...
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Mike Baggerman
July 20, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - As former Buffalo Bill OJ Simpson faces a parole board on Thursday, we asked Buffalo residents what they think is the reputation of the former Bills running back and hall of famer. “It’s probably mixed," Alex Brooks of Buffalo said. "I’m sure there’s bunch of people who love...
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Mike Baggerman
July 19, 2017 - 4:26 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Panasonic ECO Solutions Solar along with Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown announced an upcoming job fair as part of the SolarCity project. The job fair will be on July 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Buffalo Employment and Training Center in Buffalo. Job opportunities,...
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Tom Puckett
July 19, 2017 - 3:44 pm
Alden, NY (WBEN) An inmate at the Erie County Correctional Facility in Alden hanged himself Wednesday morning, according to a spokesman for the Erie County Sheriff's Office. Spokesman Scott Zylka says a male inmate was found hanging in an area not covered by cameras by an officer. "The officer...
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Tom Puckett
July 19, 2017 - 2:45 pm
Jamestown, NY (WBEN) A former Jamestown Police officer will receive $170,000 in damages after a decade long claim against the department citing violation of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. A Chautauqua County court ordered the department to pay Timothy Wright $44,656...
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