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May 13, 2017 - 7:29 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — During an interview Friday with Glenn Beck, another former Fox News Channel personality who was the subject of an advertiser boycott, Bill O'Reilly complained of a liberal "hit job" that did him in. "In the weeks to come we're going to be able to explain all of it," O'Reilly...
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Mike Baggerman
May 13, 2017 - 4:00 am
OLCOTT, N.Y. (WBEN) - WBEN spoke with a few people who live near the Lake Ontario shoreline to get an idea as to how the flooding affected their homes. Carol Ralacki "(The flooding) happened within a couple of days," she said. "It's the highest the water has ever been. My whole garage and...
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May 13, 2017 - 3:45 am
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Saturday morning is the 25th annual Letter Carrier "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive. Postal patrons only need to leave a non-perishable food donation at or near their mailbox and their respective Letter Carrier will collect the donations while making their daily deliveries...
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Tim Wenger
May 13, 2017 - 1:00 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - As the New York State Attorney General's office continues to investigate last weekends' fatal encounter between Buffalo Police and a suspect, many questions remain unanswered. Buffalo Police union attorney Thomas Burton appeared Friday on Bauerle and Bellavia on WBEN and shed...
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Tom Puckett
May 12, 2017 - 3:53 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The student who admitted to bringing a gun to a school earlier this year is going to jail. 20-year-old Devonte Ridgeway of Buffalo has been sentenced by Erie County Court Judge Michael Pietruszka to 3 ½ years in prison plus five years post-release supervision after pleading...
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Mike Baggerman
May 12, 2017 - 3:02 pm
OLCOTT, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State set up "mobile command centers" in areas along the Lake Ontario shoreline as a result of the rising flood levels which already affected several residents and communities. Those mobile command centers are providing guidance for individual residents and one of the...
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Tom Puckett
May 12, 2017 - 1:56 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) After a McKinley High School student filed a lawsuit against Buffalo Public Schools over claims of discrimination, the school's principal has been placed on leave. Sources tell WBEN Crystal Barton was placed on leave as a result of the suit filed by student Byshop Elliott. The...
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Susan Rose
May 12, 2017 - 12:33 pm
West Seneca, N.Y. (WBEN) - "It's our Grand Opening!" Bethany Kloc of the SPCA Serving Erie County could hardly hold back her excitement. "After ten years in the works, Media Folder : Articles we have our grand opening at our brand new shelter from 11am-1pm Saturday". The ribbon will be cut at 11am...
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Orchard Park, NY (WBEN/AP) - Brandon Beane was formally introduced as the 13th General Manager in Buffalo Bills history Friday. At a news conference at New Era Field, Beane said he's excited to begin with his new team. "Beginning today, I'm a Buffalo citizen and I can't wait to get started," Beane...
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