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Neil McManus
October 06, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Nashville, TN (WBEN) The Buffalo Bills took advantage of timely penalties and missed field goals while getting some big plays by their youngsters as they were able to grind out a 14-7 win over the Tennessee Titans Sunday. PHOTOS: Bills Down Titans 14-7 and improve to 4-1 The game was expected to be...
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Neil McManus
October 06, 2019 - 3:37 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Erie County Clerk, Michael Kearns says he welcomes input from the Department of Justice in the lawsuit that he has filed against New York State's Green Light Law . Numerous county clerks have requested that the DOJ weigh in on the case brought by Kearns against the recent law...
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Allan Harris
October 06, 2019 - 9:20 am
(WBEN/AP) New York is taking most 17-year-olds with offenses out of the adult criminal justice system. The change is effective this month under the second part of 2017 legislation that raised New York's age of criminal responsibility to 18. The first part of the law addressing most 16-year-olds...
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WGR 550
October 06, 2019 - 7:27 am
(WBEN/WGR) A rough day for a true freshman kicker was the difference as the University at Buffalo football team dropped to 0-2 in Mid-American Conference play with a 21-20 overtime loss to Ohio University at UB Stadium on Saturday. Bulls kicker Jackson Baltar missed field goals from 24 and 46 yards...
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Allan Harris
October 06, 2019 - 6:02 am
(WBEN) An 18-year old Alfred State freshman. who graduated from Timon High just last spring, has been killed in a crash involving a tractor-trailer in Sardina, NY. State Police report Cameron Velasquez was driving Friday around 5:30PM on Route 16 near Olean and Dutch-Town Roads when his car crossed...
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Tim Wenger
October 05, 2019 - 9:46 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Floyd Smith still vividly remembers the ceremonial faceoff he took against Montreal Canadiens captain Jean Beliveau before the Buffalo Sabres’ first home game in franchise history. ″(Beliveau) let me win it,” Smith said with a laugh. At 35, Smith was lured out of...
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Allan Harris
October 05, 2019 - 9:09 pm
SHELBY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — State police say three people have been killed in a head-on collision between a U-Haul van and a pickup truck in Orleans County. State police say the U-Haul van was on State Highway 63 in the town of Shelby at about 11:30 a.m. Saturday when it crossed the center line and...
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Tim Wenger
October 05, 2019 - 9:58 am
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - After a week of going through concussion protocol, Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen has been cleared to play Sunday. Allen participated in limited practice Wednesday and Thursday and was cleared to play Saturday. QB Josh Allen, S Dean Marlowe and FB Pat DiMarco have...
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Brendan Keany
October 05, 2019 - 6:06 am
SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) — A memorial to the 20 people killed when a limousine barreled into an embankment a year ago is being unveiled at the rural upstate New York crash site. The memorial featuring 20 stones in a semicircle is to be viewed privately by family members and first responders Saturday...
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