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Tom Puckett
February 15, 2018 - 1:56 pm
Washington, DC (WBEN) Family members of Flight 3407 victims met with lawmakers in Washington as they marked nine years since the crash that claimed 50 lives. They're reminding lawmakers not to back lobbying efforts to roll back pilot training requirements. Video of Members of WNY Congressional...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Florida shooter carried out his attack with an AR-15, the same type of weapon used in other mass shootings, including Aurora, San Bernardino, and Las Vegas. In this case, the weapon appears to have been legally obtained. Former special agent in charge of the Buffalo FBI...
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Mike Baggerman
February 15, 2018 - 11:44 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are feeling a mixed-bag of emotions ranging from relief, stress, guilt, and more, according to University at Buffalo Professor and Psychiatry Department Chairman Dr. Stephen Dubovsky. "A lot of people feel like they're in...
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An accident on the Route 219 just beon d the Ridge Road exit near where it joins the Thruway 190 snarled traffic for about an hour Thursday morning at the height of the morning commute. Two cars collided in the left lane near 7:15 am, triggering delays that rippled back into Orchard Park and Boston...
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An orphaned 19-year-old with a troubled past and an AR-15 rifle was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder Thursday morning after being questioned for hours by state and federal authorities following the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. in five years. Fifteen wounded survivors were...
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Randy Bushover
February 15, 2018 - 5:15 am
From Governor Andrew Cuomo's office - New York State is now home to 400 breweries, surpassing the previous record of 393 breweries set in 1876. Beer is being brewed in 57 of the state's 62 counties. Additionally, 202 new farm brewery licenses have been issued since the Governor's farm brewery law...
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Tom Puckett
February 15, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Adolescent flu cases are increasing this year in Western New York. "We are seeing rises in both influenza A and influenza B," says Dr. Kathleen Grisanti of Pediatric Adolescent Urgent Care of WNY. She notes parents of kids who got the vaccine but still got the flu are upset. "...
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February 14, 2018 - 10:01 pm
Pyeyongchang (WBEN) - Derby native and Nardic Graduate Tricia Managn took a fall during the first run of the women's giant slalom competition in the Winter Olympics. Mangan fell during one of the turns and slid off the course. Mangan was the 34th skier to make the 1st run in the competition which...
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A memorial for Officer Craig Lehner at Unity Island (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
February 14, 2018 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Accusations of negligence, recklessness, and carelessness by the City of Buffalo and the Buffalo Police Department highlight the notice of claim filed last month by Donna Wilson, the sister of fallen Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner. The Buffalo News first reported the...
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