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December 07, 2016 - 9:38 am
Jamestown, NY (WBEN) Police believe the violence that's turned the city upside down over the last two weeks is all related. "They're targeted events, and not random shootings," said Jamestown Police Chief Harry Snellings. "We have multiple agencies that are currently involved with this...
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December 07, 2016 - 8:57 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A former Buffalo Police Officer who resigned from the force amid charges of civil rights violations was sentenced to three months in prison on Wednesday. Eloff had previously pleaded guilty to deprivation of rights under color of law in federal court. In addition, Eloff...
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Chicago Tribune
December 07, 2016 - 8:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - People close to the president-elect's transition team say Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen.John Kelly to run the Department of Homeland Security. Kelly retired earlier this year as head of the U.S. Southern Command, which included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay...
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December 07, 2016 - 3:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Time magazine Person of the Year is President-elect Donald Trump . Listen to Trump's reaction, after theGibbs announcement Time magazine on Wednesday named President-elect Donald Trump its Person of the Year. "It's a great honor. It means a lot," Trump said in a telephone...
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December 07, 2016 - 2:57 am
(WBEN) Next Sunday is the day retailers online offer a lot of deals on Free shipping Sunday, but in most cases, you do not have to wait, and you really shouldn't have to pay for shipping no matter what day it is. Here's some top tips on getting free shipping and making sure that you aren't paying...
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December 07, 2016 - 1:09 am
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (WBEN/AP) -- Surprise, fear, anger and pride overcame Jim Downing as Japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor. Then a newlywed sailor, he recalled a Japanese plane flying low and slow in his direction as he rushed to his battleship from his home after hearing explosions and learning...
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December 06, 2016 - 11:20 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Window tint in New York State has been illegal for a number of years. After January 1st, if your window is tinted past that set standard you will fail state inspection. "We do issue a number of tickets for window tint and now with the governor's traffic safety committee they have...
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December 06, 2016 - 10:43 pm
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) - It's one of the most requested gifts this holiday season, but what should you know if you plan on buying a drone? First, there are big differences between models. "You've got a wide range of quality out there and it's hard to tell the good drones from the bad ones," said...
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December 06, 2016 - 2:35 pm
Wilson, NY (WBEN) Dozens of dead animals were carried out of a home in Niagara County on Tuesday after a raid was carried out by the Niagara SPCA. "I would say probably at least two dozen, potentially more," said Niagara SPCA Director Amy Lewis. "We have birds, rats, barn animals. We are removing...
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December 06, 2016 - 8:18 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Questions about healthcare reform still remain a month after the election, and Tuesday morning Blue Cross Blue Shield held a forum to address some of the concerns employers have about the future of Obamacare. Don Ingalls, who handles Federal relations for Blue Cross Blue Shield...
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