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Tom Puckett
July 07, 2017 - 1:19 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police are dealing with three serious incidents that happened late Thursday night. Lt. Jeff Rinaldo says a 40 year old woman was killed while walking in the East Ferry/Donovan area around 10pm. "We have been successful in recovering video of a possible suspect vehicle. We...
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Dave Debo
July 07, 2017 - 12:34 pm
(WBEN) Buffalo City Comptroller Mark Schroeder has found several city fire dispatchers who according to certified payroll records, worked 24 hour shifts 137 different times last year-- with seven of them on the clock for 48 hours. Schroeder, who is running in the Democratic party mayoral primary...
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Lancaster, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Taste of Buffalo restaurant is back in business. The owner of Eddie Ryan's Irish Pub was thrown a monkey wrench two days before the Taste. The grills behind his Lancaster restaurant were stolen. Ed Church told WBEN Friday morning that he has a backup plan. "We have...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A mild earthquake occurred West of Buffalo Friday morning. The epicenter of the earthquake was 6.7 miles from Port Colborne, Ontario, and appears to be on Lake Erie. Its magnitude measured at 2.1. It occurred at 7:04am. The U.S. Geological Survey confirms the quake. Few...
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Dave Debo
July 07, 2017 - 5:35 am
(WBEN) It's been a week since Uber and Lyft started operating in greater Buffalo and an expected gap in its rural - even suburban - coverage is emerging. Two quick examples one week after the ridesharing services started operations in Greater Buffalo: East Aurora, 10 pm- Three Uber cars in...
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Randy Bushover
July 07, 2017 - 4:35 am
The Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors reports May was magnificent for home prices - with a better than 11% rise for both median and average prices. At the same time, year-to-year inventory shrunk by 31.7 percent. Busy times for Millennium Construction; the company is working on pouring all...
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Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops
Tom Puckett
July 07, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The nation's largest two day food festival is just one day away. All week on A New Morning, you've heard us preview Taste of Buffalo. This year's event will honor veterans. "We thought veterans were a group we've missed, so we wanted to get involved with them. Our presenting...
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Richard Root
July 07, 2017 - 3:42 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian hit and run. The accident occurred about 10:30 p.m. near East Ferry and Grider Streets Thursday night. Police Tweeted out the call: Buffalo Police say the victim was a 40-year old female but provided no other information. No...
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Crime Scene
Richard Root
July 07, 2017 - 3:23 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A 13-year-old girl is at Women and Children's Hospital after being hit by a stray bullet Thursday night. Buffalo Police say the girl and 33-year-old man were shot sometime around 9:30 p.m. on the West Side near Grant and Breckenridge. The girl was sitting on a front porch at...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
July 07, 2017 - 3:00 am
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senator Chuck Schumer didn't make the trip to the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, but said during his visit to Hamburg, New York, that President Trump should discuss election meddling in his one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir on Friday. "We don't want it to...
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