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Mike Baggerman
October 13, 2017 - 3:00 am
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) – Friday the 13th is, generally, a day where people are superstitious about the happenings in the day. It’s the day where Murphy’s Law will probably take the most effect. For Frightworld, the award-winning haunted house attraction in Tonawanda, it’s a day of celebration. “We...
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Richard Root
October 13, 2017 - 2:55 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are still investigating the discovery of a body in a train on Tifft Street. They do say, though, they don't think foul play was involved. The body was found inside a train box car Thursday morning. It was sent for an autopsy to determine the cause of death. An...
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Richard Root
October 13, 2017 - 2:27 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are investigating a shooting on Bailey Avenue, just three blocks away from the University at Buffalo South Campus. Buffalo Police say a 28-year-old man was taken to ECMC in critical condition. Reports from the scene say the man suffered multiple gunshot wounds to...
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October 12, 2017 - 8:58 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Congressional investigators say there is a "substantial reason to believe" Republican Rep. Chris Collins of New York shared material, non-public information about a drug company he had a major financial stake in and took official actions to assist the company. The conclusions...
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October 12, 2017 - 8:50 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo now plans to give away all of the campaign contributions he's collected from disgraced Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein. The Democratic governor on Thursday had earlier said he gave away just $50,000 of the over $110,000 he's received in total...
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Tom Puckett
October 12, 2017 - 4:45 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man pleads guilty to a deadly hit and run back in May. 54-year-old Wade Sanders of Buffalo has pleaded guilty before Erie County Court Judge Kenneth F. Case to Leaving the Scene of an Incident Resulting in Death. Back on May 26th, 60 year-old Arthur Redrick of Buffalo...
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Tom Puckett
October 12, 2017 - 4:25 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) He was scheduled to be sentenced Thursday for the attempted murder and robbery of the owner of Zoe Restaurant a year ago. Christopher Boyd not only withdrew his plea, he fired his lawyer. Boyd faced 25 years to life for the shooting of Alex Pozantidis, who was carrying the day's...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Tom Puckett
October 12, 2017 - 2:17 pm
Washington, DC (WBEN) The Office of Congressional Ethics says Congressman Chris Collins may have violated federal law and House rules when he shared information with investors of an Australian pharmaceutical company that was not public. The independent entity says in the report [ Read Complete...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
October 12, 2017 - 11:28 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - New security measures will take place by November 1 at airports across the country. Electronic devices larger than a cell phone must be taken out of your carry-on luggage and placed in a bin for scans by TSA agents. WATCH: TSA Agents in Buffalo demonstrate security checkpoint...
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Amazon photo of their Seattle Campus
Tom Puckett
October 12, 2017 - 11:21 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Invest Buffalo Niagara says it's teaming up with the Greater Rochester Enterprise to bid for Amazon's second headquarters. “In assessing the full scope of the Amazon HQ2 RFP opportunity, it was apparent that by linking our efforts, the combined Buffalo Rochester Metro Corridor...
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