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WBEN Photo - BPD works into the night investigating
May 10, 2017 - 5:42 am
As they begin to investigate the Buffalo Police's shooting of Jose Hernandez-Rossy on Sunday, the NYS Attorney General will have to wade through two vastly different views of what happened. Buffalo Police Benevolent Association Attorney Tom Burton says Hernandez-Rossy has fled from police before,...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
May 10, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Common Councilman Joe Golombek remains steadfast in his support for Buffalo police after attorney Nelson Torre alleged his client, Jose Hernandez-Rossy did not have a weapon on his person when he was fatally shot by officer Justin Tedesco following the near-fatal...
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Tom Puckett
May 10, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The rainy, frosty start to spring has put a delay into the growing season for some farmers. But they're not overly worried about this affecting the harvest at the end of the season. "The ground is saturated and water logged," says Jim Bittner of Singer Farms. "It will take a...
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NHL/Buffalo Sabres
May 09, 2017 - 8:46 pm
New York (WBEN) - NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman confirms the Buffalo Sabres will face the New York Rangers on the road at Citi Field for the 10th anniversary of the outdoor Winter Classic game in 2018. The game is scheduled on Jan. 1, 2018 at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets. The New Year’s...
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May 09, 2017 - 6:21 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, ousting the nation's top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into whether Trump's campaign had ties to Russia's election meddling. In a letter to Comey, Trump said the firing was...
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AP Photo
May 09, 2017 - 6:15 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — The Carolina connection continues for the Buffalo Bills in their offseason front-office overhaul. Panthers assistant general manager Brandon Beane was hired on Tuesday to fill the Bills' GM vacancy in yet another indication of rookie head coach Sean...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
May 09, 2017 - 5:03 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo celebrated "National Travel and Tourism Week" and held a luncheon at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center on Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the tourism industry. "We have a great cross reference of our hotel industry, restaurant industry, breweries, distilleries, the...
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Tom Puckett
May 09, 2017 - 4:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Joseph Acquino, the Buffalo Police officer wounded in the line of duty Sunday, has been released from ECMC. Meantime, the state attorney general's office is now involved in the investigation. Acquino was wounded in the ear and head, and Mayor Brown says Acquino was lucky to be...
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Tom Puckett
May 09, 2017 - 2:25 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A father and son admit they conspired to bribe Buffalo Police officers to steer auto repair business to their facility. James Mazzariello, Jr., 62, and his son, Adam Mazzariello, 37, both of Alden, NY, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara to conspiring to...
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Tom Puckett
May 09, 2017 - 1:24 pm
Gainesville, NY (WBEN) A Wyoming County man is charged with sexually abusing a child. Wyoming County Sheriff's deputies say a lengthy investigation found 26 year old James A. Dell, Jr. of Silver Springs was involved in an incident with a child younger than 11. He's charged with Sexual Abuse in the...
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