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March 10, 2018 - 7:16 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Two female Buffalo Police officers were taken to ECMC following an accident near the 198 and the 33 split. The two officers, whose names were not released, were reportedly struck by another vehicle while they were on scene for a previous accident call. Buffalo Police said the...
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The Lofts at University Heights (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
March 10, 2018 - 6:54 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Lofts at University Heights officially opened on Friday afternoon. The former Buffalo Public School 63 was dilapidated and converted to a 44-unit affordable housing complex thanks to a $16 million investment from New York State. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown said this project...
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Chrusciki Bakery at Broadway Market (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
March 10, 2018 - 6:28 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Broadway Market is hosting its "sneak peek weekend" on Saturday and Sunday ahead of Easter season. 90 vendors will be on hand, showing products for the upcoming season. An additional 60 are expected once Easter season officially begins on March 15. Sneak peek weekend runs...
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March 09, 2018 - 9:19 pm
CLEVELAND (WBEN/AP) — Jeremy Harris scored 22 points and CJ Massinburg scored 14 and Buffalo beat Kent State 78-61 on Friday and advanced to the Mid-American Conference Tournament title game. The top-seeded Bulls (25-8) will play Friday night's other semifinal winner between second seed Toledo and...
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Tom Puckett
March 09, 2018 - 6:26 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The quarterback who helped the Bills end their playoff drought has been traded. Reports say Tyrod Taylor is heading down the 90 to Cleveland. NFL Network and ESPN report the Bills will get the Browns' third round pick (65th overall) in this year's draft. The teams came to terms...
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Tom Puckett
March 09, 2018 - 5:50 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) State Police arrest a 15 year old student at Lockport High School in connection with falsely reporting an incident, linked to a possible threat of violence posted on social media. State Police say they were contacted by Lockport Police Department to assist with a possible...
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Mike Baggerman
March 09, 2018 - 4:56 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The University at Buffalo held two informational sessions this week to discuss what people should do in the initial moments of an active shooter situation. The window from when the shooting begins to when police arrive forces individuals at the scene of an active shooter...
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Tom Puckett
March 09, 2018 - 3:28 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) An inmate at the Erie County Holding Center is now in more trouble after deputies say he attacked an attorney inside the Erie County Holding Center Friday morning. Sheriff's spokesman Scott Zylka says Mark Dublino was meeting with Joseph Terranova in one of the attorney...
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March 09, 2018 - 2:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors in the bribery trial of a former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo have gone home for the weekend after a sometimes rocky week of deliberations. The jury in Joseph Percoco's trial reviewed some portions of testimony Friday, the sixth day deliberating. They're due to...
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Tom Puckett
March 09, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Franklinville, NY (WBEN) A 16 year old is charged with making a terroristic threat after a Facebook post, say Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Deputies. Sdeputies say the teen was in a Facebook chat room instructing others how and where to buy items that would be used by a school shooter. Deputies say...
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