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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Regarding Senior adviser and Presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner's closed door testimony on Capitol Hill. "I think it's more of a political exercise than investigatory" said Strategist Carl Calabrese of Masiello, Martucci, Calabrese and Associates. "If it was a serious...
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Tyler M. Melisz
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Richard Root
July 24, 2017 - 5:58 am
ORCHARD PARK, NY (WBEN) - A Blasdell man with 36 suspensions on his license is in more hot water after being found passed out in a stopped vehicle on Southwestern Boulevard Sunday evening. Orchard Park Police say 25-year-old Tyler Melisz they were called to the "Five Corners" intersection about 7:...
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Tom Puckett
July 24, 2017 - 4:00 am
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) Popular pizzeria Just Pizza is taking a new approach to serve customers: a drive-thru. However, there's a catch. Just Pizza's Mark Campanella says the drive-thru is on Colvin Boulevard in Tonawanda. "The drive-thru was there going back to when it was a bank years ago," says...
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Richard Root
July 24, 2017 - 3:44 am
Hartland, NY (WBEN) - Two people are dead and a third is at ECMC after a severe accident in Niagara County Sunday evening. The accident happened about 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Quaker and Ridge Roads in Hartland. That's just a little north of Becker Farms. A Toyota Camry traveling south on...
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Mike Baggerman
July 24, 2017 - 3:00 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) - Insurance companies are playing an important role in the recovery of last Thursday's tornadoes that ripped through parts of the south towns. Ray Caputo, the owner of Wolf Agency in Orchard Park, told WBEN on Friday that the claims that came in so far are only related to...
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July 23, 2017 - 7:28 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Actor William Fichtner is moving filming of his directorial debut from his native western New York to a college campus in the middle of the state. Officials at the State University of New York College at Cortland say Fichtner and his crew will be on campus Wednesday to...
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Neil McManus
July 23, 2017 - 2:27 pm
Town of Lockport, NY (WBEN) An accident Sunday afternoon has left a 4-year-old girl in critical condition. Niagara County Sheriffs say that the accident happended at 12:30 p.m. when a car, operated by a 79-year-old, Newfane woman was traveling easbound on Ridge Road in the Town of Lockport struck...
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Neil McManus
July 23, 2017 - 1:23 pm
Town of Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) Authorities are trying to locate a Town of Tonawanda man who has been missing since Friday evening. Erie County Sheriffs say that 79-year-old, Harold Roberts suffers from Alzheimer's and dementia and was last seen at his residence near Parker Boulevard. Roberts is...
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Allan Harris
July 23, 2017 - 8:14 am
(WBEN) City of Buffalo Police are searching for a woman missing from Sattler Avenue in the City. 29-year old Felisha Nelson is described as being 4'8" tall and weighs about 110 pounds with brown hair and flowers tattooed on her thigh. (FAcebook) If you have any information about Felishs'a...
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Allan Harris
July 23, 2017 - 5:38 am
(WBEN A fatal go-kart crash in the 1900 block of Buffalo Avenue in Niagara Falls Saturday afternoon has claimed the life of a 34-year old man. Police say the man was driving a high performance go-kart on the roadway after having new equipment installed on it at a near-by auto shop. The go-kart spun...
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