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Tom Puckett
November 28, 2017 - 4:26 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Four people have been charged in connection with a meth lab Buffalo Police discovered Tuesday evening. "Buffalo Police acting on a tip from the community responded to a home on Chadduck Avenue to check on the welfare of a five month old baby," says Buffalo Police Capt. Jeff...
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Mike Baggerman
November 28, 2017 - 1:23 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - John Kane, Host of "Let's Talk Native" and a Mohawk Indian, said President Trump's latest "Pocahontas" comment was an insult to all Native Americans. The president's comments happened on Monday at the White House during an event for the Navajo war veterans Code Talkers. ".....
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Mike Baggerman
November 28, 2017 - 12:58 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Hunters in New York State are required to attend a sportsman education class offered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation before obtaining a hunters license. "They teach you firearms safety," Lieutenant James Schultz from the DEC told WBEN in a phone...
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Dave Debo
November 28, 2017 - 7:00 am
Senate Republicans are indicating they still have a way to go to secure the votes for their tax overhaul. A second GOP senator, Steve Daines of Montana, announced Monday that he opposes the tax bill in its current form. Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin has already said he oppose the bill. Both...
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Mike Baggerman
November 28, 2017 - 6:30 am
ALDEN, N.Y. (WBEN) – The FBI recently conducted its annual Citizen’s Academy, an eight-week program which provides community leaders an opportunity to learn about different areas of the FBI. “They’re taught about the various programs we run, the types of issues we handle as the FBI, and let them...
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Richard Root
November 28, 2017 - 6:20 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Fire crews battled a two-alarm blaze that started at 218 East Delavan shortly before 4 a.m. The fire quickly spread throughout the 2.5 story house and fire-fighters were forced to evacuate the building. It spread to the houses on either side, 214 and 220 East Delavan...
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Warm enough to hit the links today! @WKBW @NewsRadio930 @RobLucas2 pic.twitter.com/lLCVCCvwOm — Andy Parker (@andyparkertv) November 28, 2017 The average high for this date is around 42 degrees in the Buffalo area, but there is a good chance that we will be about 20 degrees warmer than that today...
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Richard Root
November 28, 2017 - 6:14 am
The following individual is reported to be suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or related cognitive disorders and has been reported missing: Name : RUTH KLOSS Age : Elderly Race : WHITE Sex : FEMALE Height : 5’4” Weight : UNKNOWN Hair Color : Bald/Brown Eye Color : GREEN Clothing...
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Richard Root
November 28, 2017 - 5:59 am
Sherman, NY (WBEN) - A Chautauqua County grand jury is expected to take a look at the shooting death of Rose Billquist in Sherman last week. Charges are expected against the hunter who reportedly claimed he thought Billquist was a deer. Rose Jafarjian Billquist died last Wednesday after being shot...
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Tom Puckett
November 28, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A deadline looms as part of the NYSAFE Act: recertification of pistol permits, once lasting a lifetime. Second Amendment advocates say they're concerned about what this could mean. Miguel Rivera of Rivera Investigations says even if you don't like NYSAFE, you must register to...
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