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Randy Bushover
July 11, 2017 - 5:11 am
Great Lakes Cardiovascular, a partner of General Physician, P.C. and affiliate of Kaleida Health, has opened the first Atrial Fibrillation Center in Western New York, located in Buffalo General Medical Center. Kaleida Health and Upper Allegheny Health System have been named to the 2017 nation’s...
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Oct 16, 2016; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Adolphus Washington (92) on the bench against the San Francisco 49ers at New Era Field.
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Richard Root
July 11, 2017 - 4:21 am
Sharonville, OH (WBEN) - Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Adolphus Washington was arrested Sunday night on a weapons charge. The arrest occurred in Sharonville, Ohio, which is about 12 miles north of Cincinnati. The police report, which you can read HERE , says Washington "reached for and displayed a...
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Tom Puckett
July 11, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) With the Italian Festival moving to the Outer Harbor next weekend, there is mixed reaction from the festival's prior home along Hertel Avenue. "Some didn't want to see it go, some did," says Judy Porto, President of the Hertel Avenue Business Association, who sees the difference...
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Mike Baggerman
July 11, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - An article written by Politico last week said Governor Andrew Cuomo could defeat President Donald Trump in the 2020 election, but only if the New York governor could win over the members of his own party first. When asked about the article on Monday, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown...
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Mike Baggerman
July 10, 2017 - 4:53 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – For years, the former North Park Library was an eye sore on the corner of Delaware and Hertel in the City of Buffalo but after a long time of vacancy, the Centro Culturale Italiani di Buffalo was chosen to develop an Italian Cultural Center at the former library on Monday...
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Mike Baggerman
July 10, 2017 - 2:55 pm
DERBY, N.Y. (WBEN) - Frank Lloyd Wright’s Graycliff Estate in Derby received $3.7 million from the second phase of the Buffalo Billion. The funds will be used to continue the restoration of the nearly-century old building. Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul announced the funding on Monday morning. “...
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Tom Puckett
July 10, 2017 - 2:27 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Eight courtrooms have been flooded after a water line broke early Monday morning at the Erie County Courthouse. Based on the extensive water damage in the courtrooms, it is anticipated that a number of courtrooms will not be usable over the next several weeks. On a daily basis,...
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Tom Puckett
July 10, 2017 - 1:11 pm
Kenmore, NY (WBEN) Erie County Sheriff's Deputies arrest a Kenmore man following a weekend raid. Deputies executed a search warrant at 222 Tremaine Avenue around 4:30 P.M. Saturday, July 8. During the Kenmore residence raid of the lower unit, the Narcotics Unit seized felony quantities of cocaine...
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(WBEN) - Law enforcement across western New York are investigating a series of hit and run incidents that have happened over the past month. In the city of Buffalo alone, Police are looking for suspects in two hit and runs that happened last week. Attorney Paul Cambria joined us this morning to...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A fisherman on Unity Island hooked a body early Monday morning. Turns out, it was a man who was "out of it" but floating and alive. The fisherman, Jamie Gillingham, told WKBW Channel 7, he couldn't believe it, but grabbed his net and pulled the guy in. WKBW Photo "There was a...
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