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Tom Puckett
March 12, 2018 - 4:49 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The Buffalo Bills put themselves in a better position to fill a big need at quarterback in the draft. The Cincinnati Bengals added much-needed protection for their own franchise quarterback, Andy Dalton. The Bills moved up nine spots in the draft by swapping first-round...
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Irish Flag raised outside Buffalo City Hall on March 12, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 12, 2018 - 4:41 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With St. Patrick's Day just around the corner, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, South District Councilman Christopher Scanlon, and members of the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee hoisted the Irish flag outside of City Hall. "We are a community that loves to celebrate our rich...
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Tom Puckett
March 12, 2018 - 4:21 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) Lockport Police say they've arrested a 13 year old in connection with Thursday's reported threat at a junior high school. Police say a 13 year old admitted sending a tip saying two North Park students had access to guns, and would be bringing them to school on Friday to “shoot...
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Tom Puckett
March 12, 2018 - 2:12 pm
Evans, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man is charged after Evans Police say he broke into a Lake Shore Rd. home and attacked a man. Police say 49 year old Angel Reyes barged into the home and attacked the male victim with a gun. Police say Reyes was wearing a ski mask, carrying a silver and black BB gun and a...
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Tom Puckett
March 12, 2018 - 1:28 pm
Grand Island, NY (WBEN) Grand Island Schools say students are safe after a threat was received. The district issued the following statement on its website: This morning (March 12), we received several reports that a Grand Island High School student made a threat to harm the school. School officials...
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Tom Puckett
March 12, 2018 - 12:52 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man pleads guilty to aggravated animal cruelty, admitting to stabbing a dog. 47-year-old James Craddock admitted to the attack during a confrontation with a woman on Mineral Springs Road last September. Craddock, who was a seasonal worker for the city parks department,...
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March 12, 2018 - 10:34 am
Jay-Z and Beyoncé are bringing the OTR II tour to New Era Field on Saturday, August 18, 2018. Tickets go on sale Monday, March 19th at 12pm. Tickets range $25- $325 (includes $5 Facility Maintenance Fee) and can be purchased online at LiveNation.com, Ticketsmaster.com or Charge By Phone at 1-800-...
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March 12, 2018 - 9:43 am
MASSENA, N.Y. (AP) - Floodgates are being opened at a New York Power Authority dam in Massena to spill excess water from Lake Ontario into the Saint Lawrence River. The gates at Long Sault (SOO) Dam are scheduled to open at 7 a.m. Monday. The power authority says there will be rapidly changing...
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Dreamstime.com
(ABC/AP) President Donald Trump has called for bold action to improve school safety after last month's Parkland shooting, but a set of proposals the White House formally plans to endorse on Monday leaves most authority for reform up to the states and for consideration by a new federal commission...
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Eastman Machine Photo
Dave Debo
March 12, 2018 - 7:08 am
(WBEN) Robert Stevenson is basically a free trader at heart. He's worked with western New York businesses to encourage our export community. He's testified before Congress on trade matters. And his Eastman Machine Corp. - which makes cutting equipment for the textile industry (pictured above) -...
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