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February 05, 2018 - 9:13 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — A lack of player leadership and accountability were among the criticisms which led to the Buffalo Sabres cleaning house in April. Very little has changed 10 months into the Sabres’ new regime of general manager Jason Botterill and coach Phil Housley in...
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Edward Kuebler following his one to three year sentence (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 05, 2018 - 5:38 pm
BUFFALO, NY (WBEN) - A former corrections officer was sentenced for a hit-and-run after striking a Grand Island woman last June 13 Edward J. Kuebler, III, 27, of Town of Tonawanda was sentenced by Erie County Court Judge Kenneth F. Case to one to three years in state prison. In addition, his driver...
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February 05, 2018 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — The government's key witness in the bribery trial of a former top aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo took the witness stand Monday against a friend he likened to a brother, saying he found corrupt businessmen willing to pay bribes to help his friend cope with...
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February 05, 2018 - 3:50 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average briefly plunged nearly 1,600 points Monday as two days of steep losses for U.S. stocks brought an end to a period of record-setting calm in the market. The Dow recouped about half that loss within minutes, but its gains for the year were still...
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February 05, 2018 - 3:40 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Another round of wintry weather is upon us and a porton of Western New York will be undrer a Winter Storm Watch as the week unfolds. The National Weather Service in Buffalo has posted a Winter Storm Watch for Wyoming, Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties Wednesday into Thursday...
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Tom Puckett
February 05, 2018 - 2:25 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police are investigating an officer involved accident. The incident happened just after 10:30am on the 33 westbound near the 198 exit. Police say two patrol vehicles were on scene assisting with traffic in connection with an earlier accident call, when another vehicle...
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WBEN Graphic/AP, Dreamstime Photos
February 05, 2018 - 11:47 am
(WBEN) Buffalo apparently really does love to see Tom Brady lose. NBC sports has announced that the ratings for Super Bowl LLI were greater in Buffalo than any other metered market, where devices on each television set record what people are watching. Buffalo placed first in the nation with 56.4...
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AP Photo
February 05, 2018 - 10:22 am
One day after his performance in the Super Bowl halftime show, Justin Timberlake has announced a concert in Buffalo at Key Bank Center October 8. RELATED: See a Super Bowl Halftime Show Photo Album From Key Bank Center: Following the release of his highly anticipated album Man of the Woods and his...
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Dave Debo
February 05, 2018 - 5:48 am
(WBEN) Months after he appeared before the House Intelligence Committee investigating possible connections between the Trump campaign and Russia, now East Aurora-based political consultant Michael Caputo has been asked to speak before the Senate Judiciary and Intelligence Committees and is likely...
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Randy Bushover
February 05, 2018 - 4:20 am
The AAA pegs the current cost for a gallon of unleaded gas in Western New York at $2.69. That's a jump of two cents from last week's price. Ellicott Development Co.has added to its real estate portfolio by acquiring the Delaware Avenue building owned by CTG Inc. Ellicott paid a reported $1.8...
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